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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 »

Unwind, Relax With Free Outdoor Yoga Class

If the constant sound of crashing waves and fresh ocean air aren’t enough to help you unwind on the Currituck Outer Banks, grab a large beach towel and head to Whalehead in Historic Corolla for a free outdoor yoga class. With every yoga pose and mindful breath, instructor Jennifer Spore helps visitors enjoy their beach … Read More Unwind, Relax With Free Outdoor Yoga Class »

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 »