We love guests of all shapes and sizes – especially kids! Our program, Seaside Kids, makes it easier for families to travel to the Outer Banks by offering properties that include kid-related items (high chairs, pack-n-plays, etc.), coloring pages and games, plus recommendations for kid-oriented activities and services. We know an Outer Banks vacation is one-of-a-kind and we aim to make each young guest feel special while granting them fond memories of their Outer Banks adventures.
We offer the following amenities and services to make your family vacation a little easier:
- Baby equipment (including cribs, pack-n-plays and high chairs) is available in select Outer Banks homes
- A list of kid-friendly activities in the area including activities, amusements, restaurants as well as educational opportunities
- Coloring pages, puzzles and word activities, mad libs, road trip games and beach-themed crafts
In addition, Seaside Vacations staff can make arrangements for the following services:
- Babysitting services
- Rental of additional items such as strollers, beach umbrellas, beach carts, etc.
From sandcastles to pirate ships, little hands will make light work of these fun "beachy" coloring pages.
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!
- Summer Word Search #1
- Summer Word Search #2
- Summer Word Search #3
- Summer Word Scramble
- Beach Secret Code
- Summer Crossword Puzzle
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.
Looking for activities for the kids this summer? Try some of these great summer crafts that will be a daily reminder of the wonderful time they had on their Outer Banks vacation.
Here's a great way for kids to save their treasures from the beach all in one place! Display the final product on a bookshelf or nightstand in your child's room. Read more...
Take a bit of the Outer Banks home with you by making these cool sand-filled bottles. Read more...
Save the shells you find on the beach and make these adorable little seashell critters. Read more...
Help kids create this simple journal to keep track of the family vacation to the Outer Banks. Read more...
Summer Vacation Stationery
Kids will love this project that allows them to personalize their own letters about their Outer Banks vacation. Read more...
The car is packed and you're about to set off on your Outer Banks vacation. The only thing standing in your way is hours in a crowded car - with kids asking, "Are we there yet?" How can you keep everyone entertained and maintain your sanity until you reach your Outer Banks vacation home? Some fun and easy road trip gamesjust might do the trick.
The Geography Game
Help your kids refresh their geography lessons while on the road with the geography game. Read more...
The Grocery Game
A good way to keep everyone in the car entertained and engaged is to play a memory game such as The Grocery Game. Read more...
To play I Spy, a classic travel game, one person in the car will choose an object around them. He or she then gives the other people in the car a clue by saying: "I spy with my little eye, something…." Read more...
Inspire your family’s creative side by creating a group story. Someone begins by creating one line to a story (for example, "There once was a prince under a curse…") and each person must add one line to the story as you go. Read more...
Travel Scavenger Hunt
Keep children occupied with a travel scavenger hunt. Compile a list of objects for each child to find along the road. Read more...
You’ll need a little preparation ahead of time, but a treasure bottle can be a great way to keep younger children entertained and engaged. Read more...
Who Am I?
Playing the guessing game Who Am I? is a great way to show everyone what they have in common. Read more...