September 29, 2009

The Best Businesses in the Outer Banks

Even as the economy has driven down membership, the Currituck Chamber of Commerce had plenty to celebrate during Thursday’s annual meeting and awards luncheon. Almost 40 people attended the meeting as Chamber President Shannon Kinser gave the “State of the Chamber” annual report and handed out awards during the event held at The Bank of … Continue reading The Best Businesses in the Outer Banks »

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September 14, 2009

Outer Banks Featured in London Times Article

They love us in London! This is the first thing that impresses you about the Outer Banks — the beaches. There are about 130 miles of them and, mostly, they are white, broad, pristine and empty. The second thing is the food, especially the seafood. In the north we feasted on local mahi-mahi, bluefish and … Continue reading Outer Banks Featured in London Times Article »

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August 20, 2009

Texas loves the Outer Banks

I have spent weekends in the Outer Banks before, and my recommendation is to visit in the off-peak: late spring or — preferably, even — early fall. The water stays warm through September, and you’ll get sunny, temperate days through much of October, when the summer crowds have long since evaporated. Still, the beach is … Continue reading Texas loves the Outer Banks »

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August 17, 2009

Currituck Supports the Special Olympics

If you are in the Outer Banks this week, we hope you’ll come out to support the Currituck Fraternal Order of Police in tomorrow’s Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. On August 18, starting at noon, members of Police Lodge 89 will take to the shore at the North Beach Ramp. Several athletes from … Continue reading Currituck Supports the Special Olympics »

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August 6, 2009

Enjoying the Outer Banks on a Rainy Day

When one prepares a trip to a beach destination, it’s expected most of the time will be spent outdoors, playing in the sand and enjoying the warm ocean waves. Sometimes, though, a patch of unexpected weather appears to put a damper–literally–on all the fun. Nothing could be worse than having to deal with a rainy … Continue reading Enjoying the Outer Banks on a Rainy Day »

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August 3, 2009

Currituck Area Vacation Rental Agency Breaking Records

Brindley Beach Vacations booked over two million dollars in vacation rentals in both May and June and is expecting a new record of over 1.7 million dollars booked for July. For the summer, Brindley Beach Vacations is currently reporting increased occupancy over the summer of 2008 with a current occupancy of over 86%. With last-minute … Continue reading Currituck Area Vacation Rental Agency Breaking Records »

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August 1, 2009

Best Bets for August in the Outer Banks

During the height of the summer season the Outer Banks are more alive than ever! There’s nothing like spending the early morning on the beach with a relaxing stroll along the shore, or a lively game of volleyball or cornhole while the wild mustang play in the nearby dunes. We like to think this is … Continue reading Best Bets for August in the Outer Banks »

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July 29, 2009

Outer Banks Beaches Given Four Stars

Need a good reason to come to the Outer Banks this summer? How about because we have some of the cleanest beaches on the coast? Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks got four stars in an annual report on water quality released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The organization’s19th annual report on beach water quality gives … Continue reading Outer Banks Beaches Given Four Stars »

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July 13, 2009

The Wild Mustangs of Currituck – a Treasure to Preserve

Visitors to the Currituck area of the Outer Banks will marvel at the sight of horses roaming freely along the beach, down dusty town roads, and even near the many vacation rentals lined along the shore. Currituck County is proud to have these majestic, legendary creatures live among us, and it’s our hope to preserve … Continue reading The Wild Mustangs of Currituck – a Treasure to Preserve »

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July 9, 2009

Outer Banks have things to do from dawn to dusk

For $7 an adult can climb the 214 steps to the top of the lighthouse, about 150 feet over the sound. We could see where N.C. 12 ends in the north, the town of Corolla and the village of Duck to the south, the Currituck Sound to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the … Continue reading Outer Banks have things to do from dawn to dusk »

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July 7, 2009

Pick up the essentials for summer in the Outer Banks

Have you booked a vacation rental in the beautiful Outer Banks this summer? Wonderful! We’re looking forward to your visit and hope your vacation to our serene shores makes for many delightful memories. If you’re still on the fence about whether or not you can afford a beach getaway, there are several options for lodging … Continue reading Pick up the essentials for summer in the Outer Banks »

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June 30, 2009

Summer Fruit Blooms on Knotts Island

Have you been to Knotts Island lately? This beautiful area in the Currituck Outer Banks is home to Martin Vinyards, one of three wineries in the immediate area. If you have a taste for fruit wine or a delightful Viognier, this is the place to visit this summer. The grounds of Martin Vineyards also provide … Continue reading Summer Fruit Blooms on Knotts Island »

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