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The Pirates of Currituck County

Pelicans dive for fish. A wild Colonial Spanish Mustang cools off in the surf. Seashells tumble up onto the beach. It’s hard to imagine the pristine waters off North Carolina’s coast were once home to treacherous pirates lurking amidst its waves. Long before the Outer Banks became an oasis for families to enjoy the ultimate … Read More The Pirates of Currituck County »

Try Hang Gliding in Currituck This Summer

In the 10 to 15 minutes you spend hang gliding 2,000 feet above Currituck County, life’s problems and challenges just drift away. Here, the region’s renowned beauty brings about a new perspective. At your wingtip, you may be gliding alongside a hawk or an eagle. In the distance, you can see the vast Atlantic, the … Read More Try Hang Gliding in Currituck This Summer »

Discover Sanctuary Vineyards

When you’ve had plenty of sun and need a break from the beach, Sanctuary Vineyards provides the perfect refuge during your vacation to the Currituck Outer Banks. Owned and operated by the Wright family, Sanctuary Vineyards is located on a quaint farm on the Currituck sound side, off U.S. Highway 158 in Jarvisburg, North Carolina. … Read More Discover Sanctuary Vineyards »

Currituck Beach Lighthouse: Six Things You Won’t Want To Miss

The stunning panoramic view of the Currituck Sound and Atlantic Ocean is only one reason why you’ll want to climb the Currituck Beach Lighthouse when you come to the Outer Banks. Towering over historic Corolla, the lighthouse has been warning ships since 1875 to keep a safe distance from the chain of barrier islands along … Read More Currituck Beach Lighthouse: Six Things You Won’t Want To Miss »

Historic Jarvisburg Colored School

Historic Jarvisburg Colored School Offers Free Tours

Ruth Owens Dillard was a first-grader when she started walking the three-mile trek from her home to Jarvisburg Colored School. In 1936, she and other African American children had no other way to get to and from school, but that didn’t stop them from pursuing an education and a future for themselves. Many of the … Read More Historic Jarvisburg Colored School Offers Free Tours »

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Enjoy Birding This Winter in the Currituck Outer Banks

Flying from distances as far away as the Arctic, the birds that make their home in Currituck County during the winter attract birding enthusiasts nationwide. If you’ve ever wanted to see elegant tundra swans, snow geese, and majestic American bald eagles, make sure to add Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge to your beach vacation bucket … Read More Enjoy Birding This Winter in the Currituck Outer Banks »

Plan Now for Best Selections of 2018 Vacation Rentals

When the gray days of winter get you down, brighten your outlook by planning a spring or summer stay on the colorful Currituck Outer Banks. Knowing that you’ve reserved a spot in the sun makes for an easier winter, and by renting early, you’ll get the best choices and values on property. While some properties … Read More Plan Now for Best Selections of 2018 Vacation Rentals »

Currituck OBX Holidays at the Beach

Holiday time is time to love. Where better to fall in love with your family and friends all over again than in a beachfront home along Currituck’s Outer Banks? This time of year, the crowds stay home, leaving the windswept beauty of the wild northern seashore to you. Imagine yourself here. Mark your days with … Read More Currituck OBX Holidays at the Beach »

Outer Banks vacation home rentals

Outer Banks Fall Vacation: Rent the Perfect Beach House

A great strategy for finding the perfect beach house for your fall vacation starts with deciding where you want to stay. Oceanfront beach houses and semi-oceanfront rentals both offer spectacular views year-round. On the Currituck Outer Banks, you can find a variety of beach houses overlooking the ocean or offering views of the Currituck Sound. … Read More Outer Banks Fall Vacation: Rent the Perfect Beach House »

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New H2OBX Waterpark Makes a Splash

Get ready to get wet! The new waterpark in Currituck County – aptly named H2OBX Waterpark – is making a big splash this summer with locals and families staying in the Outer Banks. Conveniently located at 8526 Caratoke Highway in Powells Point, NC, the waterpark is minutes from the Wright Memorial Bridge, the northern gateway … Read More New H2OBX Waterpark Makes a Splash »

Let’s Go Crabbing

Crabbing on the Outer Banks is a tasty way to make some of the best beach vacation memories. From May to late fall, you can find locals and visitors of all ages doing their best to catch the region’s blue crabs that swim through the shallow waters of the Currituck Sound. Officially known as Callinectes … Read More Let’s Go Crabbing »

Romantic Getaways on the Currituck Outer Banks

8 Reasons to Book Your Next Romantic Getaway in Currituck Outer Banks

Tranquil beaches and luxurious accommodations make the Currituck Outer Banks of North Carolina the ultimate romantic retreat for couples. Situated on the northern edge of the Outer Banks, it is the perfect spot to recharge your batteries and your romance. Whether you are celebrating an anniversary or planning a spontaneous getaway, Currituck offers the perfect … Read More 8 Reasons to Book Your Next Romantic Getaway in Currituck Outer Banks »