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Outer Banks Vacation
Outer Banks Vacation
Take a break from your busy life and escape to the beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Outer Banks has so much to offer - from secluded north carolina beaches, wild horses, lighthouses, and elite accomodations to a variety of fun activities, shopping, and gourmet restaurants. Visit Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Avon, Waves, Rodanthe, Hatteras, or Ocracoke - Outer Banks visitors fall in love with the islands and return year after year. Here you will find information about fun family attractions for Outer Banks visitors, videos about Outer Banks, links to Outer Banks vacation rentals on Craigslist and Ebay, and more.
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Outer Banks, North Carolina facts
The Outer Banks of North Carolina (OBX) is a 200 mile string of islands located off the NC coast. Wright Memorial Bridge connects the Currituck Mainland to Southern Shores, and it is the bridge most New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia visitors use to get to the Outer Banks. For travelers arriving from the West, there's the new Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge that connects the mainland to Nags Head - Manteo Causeway or William B. Umstead Bridge (locally known as "Manns Harbor Bridge") for Roanoke Island visitors. Outer Banks is a very popular travel destination that attracts millions of visitors per year, with most visitors traveling between Memorial and Labor Day. With the variety of accommodations Outer Banks has to offer, fun family attractions, and beautiful beaches and wild life, Outer Banks is also a popular wedding and family reunion destination.
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Outer Banks Vacation must-haves
Are you traveling to the Outer Banks in the near future? Do you have all the beach essentials covered? Don't forget the sunblock, a cooler, a beach blanket, a beach cabana, and a game or two :)
Outer Banks Family Activities
- Outer Banks Aquarium in Manteo, NC
Outer Banks Aquarium is located on Roanoke Island, in Manteo, NC. Very affordable family attraction with great exhibits, including the 285,000 gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic Tank with sharks and Sea Turtle Rescue educational exhibit.
- The Island Farm in Manteo
The Island Farm is a new Outer Banks attraction that recently opened up to visitors. Island Farm's history dates back to 1757, when Adam Etheridge leased 1500 acres of land to farm and range livestock. Click on the link to learn more...
- Outer Banks Paradise Fun Park
Fun miniature golf course, arcade, go-karts, bumper cars, and more...
- Grandy Greenhouse and Farm Market Hayride
Every Fall, Grandy GreenHouse and Farm Market offers hay rides to a pumpkin patch. For a low admission fee, you can get a hay ride, a pumpkin to take home, and a frozen yogurt.
Outer Banks, NC on Google Map
Inexpensive Outer Banks rentals
How can you make your Outer Banks vacation more affordable? Travel off season - before Memorial Day or after Labor Day. Also, you can save on vacation rental company mark-up fees by renting directly from the owner: Outer Banks Vacation Rentals
You can rent a beautiful 4 bedroom home for under $1000 a week. For Outer Banks, that's a steal! The 4-bedroom vacation home in Corolla ("Shore Leave" featured below) is available for $750 - $1,950 a week.
Outer Banks Guide
Be well prepared for your Outer Banks visit with this North Carolina's Outer Banks guide
Use this guide to plan your Outer Banks vacation. Have a local guide you through all the fun activities Outer Banks has to offer.
Outer Banks Vacations on Ebay
Did you know that you can find a good deal on Outer Banks rental properties on Ebay? Book a week at an OBX rental home directly with the owner, and save money!
Outer Banks gifts on Amazon
Just in case you leave the OBX and forget to buy a souvenir for a dear friend of yours, it's not too late to pick one up... on Amazon!