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It seems like every year, as soon as the warm weather hits, news outlets across country begin releasing reports of drowning deaths off the coast. Water safety and drowning prevention is a serious concern for ocean lovers all across the world, especially here on the...

I love being out on the water. As a local, you’d think I’d spend every waking minute of my evenings out on a boat sailing the sea with the wind in my face and a drink in my hand. What a glorious life!

Luckily, travel insurance exists to give you a peace of mind that if something does happen—and we are crossing our fingers that nothing will—you won't carry a financial burden from the loss of your travel plans.

The Outer Banks is a beautiful place. Whether you visit the Outer Banks for the water sports, fishing, bird watching, history, or just love getting away to relax once in a while, everyone agrees that unique geography and unparalleled beaches make this a great vacation destination.

Whether your dog enjoys a new adventure or you just can’t stand to leave him behind, many vacationers bring their pups along with them to the Outer Banks. Bringing your dog on vacation can be a very rewarding and fun experience for you both but if you are planning on bringing along your dog this year, check out our comprehensive guide for Vacationing With Fido.

For years, a trip to Ocracoke Island meant heading down to the Hatteras Inlet, waiting in line at the ferry terminal and loading up your vehicle onto one of the many ferries for a 45 to 60-minute ride across the sound. Since the day trip is well worth making but a vehicle is required to get from the ferry dock to the village, what are your other options? Enter—the Ocracoke Passenger Ferry!

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