The Outer Banks

OBX, North Carolina

The barrier islands of the Outer Banks is made up of quaint towns and charming communities, it’s unlike any beach resort on the East Coast. If you have visited the Outer Banks during the summer, you’re well aware it’s popular beach vacation destination, and has been for decades. With miles of sandy beaches and loads of off-shore fun, the Outer Banks offers a wide variety of outdoor activities that are well suited for everyone.



Outer Banks Homes


schoolsCheck out the link to our area schools here Dare County Schools

Also check out

Parks and Recreation

Check out our picks for the top 10 things to do in the towns of Duck and Corolla! Climb a lighthouse, relax on the beach, stroll through a park, dine on fresh fare, go boutique shopping, watch the sun set and more. Also here are links to other great things to do in the outer banks.

recreationState Parks and Landmarks Massage & Day Spas Kid Friendly Activities Campgrounds Fishing Charters

Dining and Shopping

shoppingDining out is a key ingredient to any fantastic vacation, and on the Outer Banks, where fresh seafood is offered in abundance, going out to eat at least once during your stay is practically a requirement. Visitors will be delighted to find that when it comes to restaurant options. Many visitors love to incorporate a little retail therapy into a relaxing vacation, and on the Outer Banks, visitors will find plenty of avenues to explore to enjoy a long, leisurely day of shopping. From beach plazas and outlet centers to Oceanside boutiques and hidden art galleries.



It might seem tricky to fit in all the attractions, historical sites, and fun activities off the beach into an Outer Banks vacation, and still have plenty of time left over to just lounge on the sand. That said, there are a number of attractions up and down the North Carolina coastline that any new visitor would be remiss to miss.

Vacationers can opt to stick to the attractions in their vacation home town, either in the northern, central, or southern Outer Banks regions, or take a scenic day trip along the oceanfront highways and try to hit all the highlights on the beach.

Outer Banks Visitors Guide

The photo gallery and social share controls come from the Jetpack plugin. This free plugin can be downloaded from the directory.