Top Spots For Mom on the Outer Banks


Spring always bring warm weather, sunshine and rows of pretty flowers popping up everywhere. And when you think of something warm and sunny, who is the first person that comes to mind? That's!

So, to show your appreciation for the amazing mom in your life, why nothit the road and take an Outer Banks vacation? The weather is nice and it’s a great time of year to get away from it all and reconnect with your family – creating memories for years to come.  

With that in mind, and in honor of moms everywhere, here is our list of the Top 10 Mom Spots on the Outer Banks:


1. Exploring nature in the beautiful Elizabeth Gardens.

This 16th century pleasure garden was created by The Garden Club of North Carolina as a living memorial to the lost colonists (as told in The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama). Moms will enjoy all the beautiful features of The Elizabeth Gardens including the thatched gazebo, Shakespearean herb garden, flower bordered walkways, antique garden statuary and formal sunken gardens.


2. Delighting her taste buds at a wine tasting.

Let mom savor the delicacies of fine North Carolina wines as she enjoys acomplimentary wine tasting. The wine tasting takes place at Trio - an Outer Banks restaurant offering vast selections of wine, beer, and cheese from around the world.


3. Finding her inner peace with a sunrise yoga session.

As part of Club Seaside, the talented instructors at Outer Banks Yoga offer Seaside Vacations moms (okay, not just moms--all guests!) a full sunrise yoga session at their studio. Start off your Tuesday morning by finding your inner peace on the Outer Banks.


4. Experiencing the variety of local Outer Banks cuisine.

As a Seaside Vacations mom, you get a “behind the scenes” look at several of the best local restaurants as part of the Outer Banks Restaurant Tour. Choose from three tours - Corolla, Duck or Kitty Hawk - where you'll get to taste signature dishes paired with a sampling of wine or beer. And make sure you bring your ID! All moms must be 21 for this event.


5. Catching a glimpse of Corolla’s Wild Horses.

In addition to yoga, wine tasting, and the restaurant tour, moms can also enjoy a guided wild horse tour as part of Club Seaside. In facxt, the entire family will enjoy breathtaking views of the beautiful Spanish mustangs that can still be seen roaming the beaches of Carova.


6. Climbing the steps of any of our Outer Banks lighthouses.

Moms know the importance of night lights. Their warm glow keeps the monsters away and gives confidence throughout the night. If you can see the light, you're safe, right? So, why not get out and discover the Outer Banks' very own personal night lights? Our beautiful string of renowned lighthouses played an important role in protecting sailors - and stretch from Corolla (northern end) all the way to Ocracoke Island (southern end).


7. Rejuvenating with a day at the spa.

After a long day of exploring the Outer Banks, moms in need of pampering can indulge in an array of facials, massage, and body treatments at one of our Outer Banks spas and salons.


8. Spending the day participating in a little retail therapy.

The Outer Banks lay claim to a huge variety of quaint shops, upscale boutiques and fine art galleries. Well known for smaller locally-owned unique shops, boutique style shopping and inviting boardwalk shops, moms will find an abundance of Outer Banks shopping possibilities - including souvenir shops, art galleries, home and garden stores, gourmet food and wine shops, clothing, jewelry and more. And don't forget the great bargains at the Tanger Outlet stores!


9. Hanging with the family in a Seaside Vacations home.

From cozy condominiums to large private homes, dad can choose from nearly 300Outer Banks vacation rentals – each with their own special features. Whether your mom prefers luxurious living or simple seaside comfort, Seaside Vacations has the perfect Outer Banks vacation to show mom she’s the best.


10. Soaking up some sun on the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks.

For the mom that likes to relax.  Which, after all, is any mom, right?


These are just a sampling of many Outer Banks activities that moms are sure to love.  Check out the full list of Outer Banks activities and attractions, grab your mom, and get out and explore!


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