Beach Buzz

Bring the Outer Banks Home this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is upon us! Whether you’re celebrating the holiday on the Outer Banks or at home, it’s easy to bring a taste of the OBX to your turkey day table! With the prices of Thanksgiving meals rising this year, why not choose an affordable (free, actually!) option for your holiday tablescape? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite pieces from the shores of the Outer Banks to create a beautiful and unique setting that also doubles as a conversation piece, so the family can reminisce on vacations of years past, and even start planning next year’s getaway!

Make the Most out of Check-In Day with These Fun, Family-Friendly OBX Activities

After months of daydreaming about your Outer Banks vacation, and who knows how many hours in the car battling traffic, of course all you want to do once you hit the OBX is lounge on the beach or settle in poolside. But the Outer Banks has so much to offer, and with only one week to explore it all, day one should be filled with adventure!  Here are a few activities to start your OBX vacation off on the right foot. Learn Yes, learning on vacation can be fun!

Off-Season on the Outer Banks: What Treasures Will You Discover?

The summer crowds are gone, and with wide open beaches, the off-season is a great time to visit the OBX and search the shore for ocean treasures and oddities. Sand Well, obviously you’ll see lots of sand, but did you know that most of these tiny particles travel a long way to get here? They’re transported by rivers all the way from the mountains. The sand here on the Outer Banks is made up mostly of quartz, feldspar, and shells. It’s shifted around by waves and ocean currents, constantly changing the shoreline.