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5 Things to Do in Knotts Island

5 Things to Do on Knotts Island

If there’s one thing that makes Currituck County a unique place to visit, outside of our wild Mustangs, it is the geography. Our county is comprised of three major landmasses: The Currituck Outer Banks featuring Corolla and Carova Beaches, the mainland bordering the Currituck Sound, and Knotts Island. Previously we talked about the annual peach … Read More 5 Things to Do on Knotts Island »

Life’s a Peach

One of the most popular and celebrated events held on the Currituck mainland is the annual Knotts Island Peach Festival. 2019 marks the thirty-second year visitors can enjoy a weekend filled with family-friendly fun, arts and crafts, and some of the most delicious peaches in the state.  The Knotts Island Peach Festival happens three days … Read More Life’s a Peach »

“Mom, I’m Bored…”

“I’m bored…” How often do you get this from the kids during summer break? Let us assure you of one thing: we rarely hear this sentiment from visitors to Corolla, Carova, and Currituck County. It’s true we consider ourselves a hidden gem of the East Coast, and our guests experience complete enjoyment and relaxation on … Read More “Mom, I’m Bored…” »

Happy Landings in Currituck

Every day, we answer questions from people interested in coming to Currituck County for a fun and relaxing vacation, and we’re happy to do so. We want everyone who books a week or longer at any of the beach vacation homes in Corolla and Carova Beach to have all the information they need. Many folks … Read More Happy Landings in Currituck »

4 Currituck Outer Banks Running & Cycling Events Not to Miss in 2019

If you run or ride, you have to come to the Currituck Outer Banks. No matter the time of year, be it the peak of summer or the cool and comfortable shoulder seasons, the shores of Corolla provide beautiful scenery for any adventure. You’ll find many opportunities for beach and road cycling, and running in … Read More 4 Currituck Outer Banks Running & Cycling Events Not to Miss in 2019 »

Currituck Outer Banks Event Homes Offer a Unique, Unforgettable Experience

Once you experience the luxury of a furnished beach home rental, especially in the Currituck Outer Banks, you’ll find it difficult to vacation any other way. It’s no surprise to see perennial visitors to our shores, many of whom bring friends and family to share the sunshine and sights of our majestic horses playing in … Read More Currituck Outer Banks Event Homes Offer a Unique, Unforgettable Experience »

The Horses in Winter, and Rain

No matter the season, the wild mustangs of Corolla are one of the biggest, if not the top, attractions in Currituck County. At the height of the season, visitors on chartered horse-sighting tours roll past the dunes hoping for a glimpse of these majestic beauties. We have many reasons to count the wild horses among … Read More The Horses in Winter, and Rain »

Wine Glasses and Holiday Decorations

Ring in the New Year the Currituck Way

You could put on layers and layers of warm clothing, drive around town until you find a decent parking spot, and elbow strangers for space at the buffet table while you count the minutes until midnight. Or, you could gather close friends and family together in one place, order in a delicious feast complete with … Read More Ring in the New Year the Currituck Way »

Currituck Beach Lighthouse Celebrates 143 Years with Free Tours Dec. 1

The panoramic view atop Currituck Beach Lighthouse never gets old, even when people have been enjoying it for 143 years. From the top of this historic landmark, you can see the Currituck Outer Banks, the waters of the Currituck Sound and the waves of the Atlantic. It’s a sight everyone needs to glimpse at least … Read More Currituck Beach Lighthouse Celebrates 143 Years with Free Tours Dec. 1 »

Epicurean Hunt Evening: A Toast to Whalehead’s History

With a champagne glass in hand and the soft piano notes of Christmas carols playing, visitors to Whalehead at Historic Corolla can experience for themselves what the holidays might have been like at this former hunting lodge. On Dec. 1, the mansion-turned-museum will host its Epicurean Hunt Evening – a special event that recreates what … Read More Epicurean Hunt Evening: A Toast to Whalehead’s History »

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Fall is a Special Time For Hunters in Currituck

Renowned for its breathtaking sunsets and views, Currituck County is also famous for its incredible hunting opportunities. From hunting ducks to swans and deer, fall is a wonderful season to spend some time immersed in nature. “Currituck has a lot of open land and a lot of great places for wildlife,” said J. Chris Turner, … Read More Fall is a Special Time For Hunters in Currituck »

The Ghosts of Whalehead

When you gaze upon Whalehead in Historic Corolla, you can see why so many engaged couples choose the grounds surrounding this majestic mansion to celebrate their love and commitment to each other. The last thing anyone is thinking is that the hunting lodge turned museum might be home to a few ghosts. Built in 1925, … Read More The Ghosts of Whalehead »