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9 Feb 2023
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Travel Tips

Whether you're looking for something fun to do on the drive into town, or you just want a summer-themed way to unwind after a long day at work, an OBX-themed crossword puzzle or a word search are exactly what you need. Check out some of our favorite ways to pass the time below with all of Seaside Vacations' crossword puzzles, word searches, scavenger hunts, and more, all in one place. For both kids and kids-at-heart, you're going to love all of the options that we've got for you. So grab your favorite pen or pencil and let's get ready to exercise our minds while we daydream of beach days and summer fun on the Outer Banks.


Whether you're stuck in traffic or looking for something to pass the time on the beach, puzzles, word searches and other word games are a great way to pass the time and give your brain a good workout!


Mad Libs are a fun and silly way to keep your reading-age kids entertained on a long trip. You can make up your own or try the ones listed below. Give your kids the worksheets, have them come up with nouns, verbs and adjectives to fill them in, and then have them read their new stories aloud to one another.

Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunts are always fun! Check out this exciting list of things to do and photograph to turn your next Outer Banks vacation into an adventure.

Book Your Next Vacation Now

So now that you're nice and calm, let's keep that vibe going and go ahead and book your next Outer Banks vacation now! Whether you're hoping to come for a short stay getaway or you're excited to explore the best of the Outer Banks with a week or two, we've got the perfect place for you to stay while you're in town. Keep an eye on our specials and deals and book now before your dream Outer Banks beach house fills up for the summer. Give our wonderful Guest Services Team a call today at (866) 884-0267 or take a look at our available rentals to get started planning your next historic adventure to the Outer Banks. And don't forget about our layaway plan, which makes booking your dream vacation easier than ever.