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Dine Out this Thanksgiving at one of these Outer Banks Restaurants

Heading to the Outer Banks to spend time with family and friends this Thanksgiving? If you’re not in the mood for cooking and dishes, then you’re in luck! Take a load off and check out these local restaurants, all offering full Thanksgiving menus, as well as to-go meals, perfect for enjoying at your beach house! After all, a trip to the Outer Banks is all about relaxing, right?

OBX Beach Safety Tips for Vacationing Families

An Outer Banks vacation is something families plan for and look forward to months, sometimes over a year, in advance. There’s nothing better than experiencing the salt air, ocean breezes, history and outdoor activities we offer year-round here on the OBX. But one thing that should never take a vacation is your awareness and safety when it comes to protecting your family from unforeseen circumstances. Here are a few tips and suggestions to keep in mind when on vacation, not just on the Outer Banks, but anywhere you and your family may travel. Be Aware of Your Location

Local Markets Make Summer Shopping a Breeze

Sweet, sweet summertime. Shop local this season during your OBX vacation at one of the many open-air markets organized from June to September. You can discover handmade trinkets, art pieces with coastal flair, ingredients for a tasty dish, a new favorite plant, and many other creations that will be sure to make you reminisce about your favorite vacay spot. With local farmers, craftspeople, artists, and other small businesses from the community all in one space, you’re guaranteed to find something you can’t live without. Check out our 2023 market guide to find one near you!

Join Sun Realty in the 32nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Throw on your finest green attire and join us for the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in North Carolina! Sure to be a fun time for all, the 32nd Annual Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade will take place on Sunday, March 19th at 1:00 pm in Nags Head.  The Beach Road (Hwy. 12) hosts the one-mile parade route, traveling north from Bladen Street to Driftwood Street. Over 100 entrants and thousands of spectators are expected to enjoy this year’s festivities! Grab some beach chairs, gather your family and friends, and come enjoy some St. Patrick’s Day cheer!  

Spotlight: New Listings for 2023

Since 1980, Sun Realty has been proud to constantly grow and expand our ever-evolving inventory of vacation rentals. From small condos to large estates and everything in between, Sun Realty offers the perfect vacation rental homes for families of all sizes. Check out our newest listings for 2023 below! Hatteras Island The Blue Crab KIN-19