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In honor of Cyber Monday, Sun Realty is offering an exclusive promotion.Special Offer: Receive $50 off your OBX vacation with promo code CYBER, and enjoy all that the Outer Banks has to offer. Only valid on NEW reservations booked online between 8am and 8pm on December 2, 2013. Simply enter promo code:CYBER in the notes section on the reservation. Not available on partial stays. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
In honor of Small Business Saturday, Sun Realty is offering an exclusive promotion.Special Offer: Receive a $50 gift card to a local small business with the promo code LOCAL, and enjoy all that the Outer Banks has to offer. Only valid on NEW reservations booked online between 8am and 10pm on Saturday, November 30, 2013. Not available on partial stays. Cannot be combined with any other offer.Limited availability. Must be confirmed by December 7, 2013.
Don't know what to get the family this holiday season? Smart holiday shoppers know that an Outer Banks vacation is the ultimate holiday surprise.Special Offer: Receive $100 off your OBX vacation with promo code BLACK, and enjoy all that the Outer Banks has to offer. Only valid on NEW reservations booked and confirmed between 12:00 pm on Monday, November 25 through 11:00pm on Friday, November 29. Not available on partial stays. Cannot be combined with any other offer.
Just because summer is over doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Visit the Outer Banks and take part in these fun fall festivities! From the thrilling to the delectable the Outer Banks has an event for everyone this fall.PsychoPath When: October 4-26, 2013 Where: 1409 National Park Dr., Manteo,NC 27954 A walking haunted trail open every Friday and Saturday throughout October. The first tour leaves at dark and the last ticket is sold at 11pm. Discover what happens when the night falls on the unforgiving shores of the Outer Banks. Watch the mysteries of Roanoke Island come to life.
Treat your family to a Thanksgiving feast without all the work. Gather up your family and friends and go out to eat! No need to stress about cooking the perfect turkey or cleaning all of the dishes; some of the finest restaurants on the Outer Banks will be serving Thanksgiving meals from the traditional to seafood. Be sure to call ahead and make a reservation!If your looking for recipes for your Outer Banks Thanksgiving. Check out our Pinterest board!
Don’t miss out on events happening this summer in Corolla, NC! Local business will be hosting weekly events during the summer throughout Corolla. Enjoy wine tastings, live music, art shows, fireworks, and more. See below for a schedule of Corolla events. JUNE Sat. June 1 •10 AM - 11:30 AM Family Fishing Your family will enjoy learning the basics of fishing including how to cast, identify and safely release fish right from our docks at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. For more information call 252.453.0221 ex. 1.
Don’t miss out on events happening this summer on Hatteras Island, NC! Local business will be hosting weekly events during the summer throughout Hatteras Island. Enjoy live music, historic reenactments, fireworks, and more on Hatteras Island. See below for a schedule of events. May Fri. May 31 •2:00- 10:00 p.m. Rock the Cape On Friday, May 31 the Dare County Arts Council will host the inaugural Rock the Cape festival at the Beach Klub. The fundraiser will celebrate life on the water's edge and will feature local music, artists, food, drinks, a kids' zone, and more.
Don’t miss out on the Town of Duck’s summer events! The Town of Duck host free weekly events during the summer on the Town Green and at their new waterfront amphitheater. This year will be the seventh summer of fun-filled, family friendly events hosted by the Town of Duck. Enjoy children’s story time, live music, family magic shows*, yoga, and more. Remember to bring a blanket or lawn chair for events on the Town Green! Admission to the amphitheatre shows are either ticketed or on a first-come, first serve basis so get there early to get a good seat.
Celebrate American History at The Lost Colony . Tony Award winner, The Lost Colony , is the nation’s oldest running outdoor drama. It first opened its doors in 1937 and is widely acknowledged as the precursor to the modern American Broadway Musical. The production is enormous, with the waterfront stage itself being three times larger than most Broadway Stages in New York. More than 200 actors, technicians, designers and volunteers bring The Lost Colony to life every summer. Over 4 million vacationers and locals have experienced this moving drama. It is an Outer Banks must see!
One of the best parts about being on the Outer Banks is eating out at all the great local restaurants. However, finding the ideal place to dine while on vacation is a challenge if you are allergic to gluten or have celiac disease.