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Outer Banks Vacation Rental Specials

Now is the time to book your beach house rental for the Outer Banks. All along the Currituck shore are dozens of beautiful homes overlooking the ocean and sand, waiting for families and friends to come for an extended stay. You are just steps from the beach and days filled with fun and laughter – … Read More Outer Banks Vacation Rental Specials »

Surf Fishing in the Outer Banks

Surf Fishing The Outer Banks of North Carolina By E. A. Edwards My first experience surf fishing was with my father on Wrightsville Beach, NC in the 60’s. He parked our shiny black Ford Fairlane in a gravel parking lot off the beach and we hiked over the dunes to the surf, carrying rods, buckets, … Read More Surf Fishing in the Outer Banks »

Spotlight on…The Whalehead

Built in the mid-1920’s, the Whalehead continues to stand as one of the most spectacular landmarks on the Currituck Outer Banks. Owners, Edward Collings and Marie Louise Knight traveled to Corolla from points north and used Corolla Island as their winter residence from 1925-34. Boasting art nouveau architectural styling and accented with Tiffany lamps, cork-tiled … Read More Spotlight on…The Whalehead »

The Weeping Radish Farm Brewery presents hot dog making class

The Weeping Radish Farm Brewery – Hot Dogs from Scratch with German Master Butcher Ever wonder how a REAL Hot Dog was made? Watch a qualified German Master Butcher make old fashioned natural hot dogs, using all local hormone and antibiotic free ingredients from sustainable farms. Participate in the mixing, blending, vacuum filling, cooking and … Read More The Weeping Radish Farm Brewery presents hot dog making class »

Outer Banks Wild Horses Photo Contest

Corolla, NC – Over one thousand of the popular 2009 Official Corolla Wild Horse Fund calendars have been sold since October of 2008, and the 2010 calendar photo contest is now underway. Open only to amateur photographers, up to three photos may be submitted. Photos can be current or historical, must be submitted on CD … Read More Outer Banks Wild Horses Photo Contest »

Spotlight on…Eden Day Spa and Salon

After a day at the beach, wouldn’t it feel wonderful to be pampered? When you come to the Outer Banks you’ll find you can enjoy the sun and surf, then become styled and relaxed for a romantic evening. Eden Day Spa and Salon of Currituck is a quality premier salon offering a comprehensive menu of … Read More Spotlight on…Eden Day Spa and Salon »

Enjoy Martinis at the Beach

Where’s the best place in the Outer Banks for martinis? After a day at the beach, stop by Currituck’s premier tapas bars for a bite to eat and a colorful cocktail to wind down the night. Metropolis Little Bar & Bistro where you need to go for exotic hot and cold tapas made with the … Read More Enjoy Martinis at the Beach »

2009 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

On March 5 – 8, 2009, The Outer Banks Restaurant Association will host the Outer Banks “Taste of The Beach” weekend event. The “Taste of the Beach” has enjoyed great success and was even named in the top ten Seafood and Wine Festivals in the nation by Coastal Living Magazine. The weekend will be full … Read More 2009 Outer Banks Taste of the Beach »

Spotlight on…Tar Heel Trading Company

Why stock up on ordinary souvenirs on your trip to the beach? The Outer Banks features many boutiques and shops displaying the beautiful artwork and crafts of the region. Tar Heel Trading Company is a great place to shop for gifts! Fine American handcrafts by local and nationally known artists and craftsmen. Functional and decorative … Read More Spotlight on…Tar Heel Trading Company »

Tiki Barber Loves the Outer Banks!

It’s true. The Currituck area in particular is named by the NFL great himself in an interview with USA Today on favorite travel spots. Barber noted especially sightseeing the wild mustangs as a recommended activity. Click here to read the entire interview with Tiki Barber.

New skateparks coming to the Outer Banks

For Ronnie O’Neal, 14, and his 11-year-old brother Dylan, construction of two new skateparks in Currituck County can’t begin soon enough. Both are title-holding skateboarders with dreams of becoming professional skaters. They were among 20 local residents who recently attended the final skatepark forum at Powells Point Senior Center in Jarvisburg, to discuss two park … Read More New skateparks coming to the Outer Banks »

Falconry alive and well in Currituck County

Falconry dates back nearly 4,000 years. Best guesses have it originating in the Far East, then spreading to Europe and becoming especially popular in England in the Middle Ages where it earned the title “sport of kings.” So what is it doing in Currituck County? (Daily Advance Bird-watching is a popular pastime in the Outer … Read More Falconry alive and well in Currituck County »