Outer Banks Vacation Guide


Cape Woods Campground

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 14:09 -- mleone

Cape Woods Campground is a family-oriented campground, nestled in a quiet and secluded spot on Hatteras Island. With lots of amenities to offer, your visit is sure to be a fun, safe and a memorable occasion. We are minutes from the beach, the best fishing spots on the island and area attractions! Your Hosts, Kevin & Laurie Morris, along with their sons, Jonathan, Travis and Harley, welcome you to their little piece of Paradise!

Get a Massage

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:55 -- mleone

Looking for some renewal and relaxation during your Outer Banks vacation? Enjoy full-body massages, facials, hydrotherapy, body-wraps, exfoliation treatments, manicures, pedicure and more. OBX Massage Therapy will come to YOU to provide in home massages and spa treatments. 

Chase Ghost Crabs

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:51 -- mleone

No bigger than a thumb, a sand crabs spend most of its time buried in shifting sand. Well camouflaged by its gray shell, a sand crab keeps its balance in the ever-moving sand with the help of a heavily armored, curved body and pointy legs. To stay put in the sand, a crab burrows quickly and often.

Try Your Luck at Crabbing

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:46 -- mleone

Crabs can be caught in local sound waters from late spring into early fall, but the best months for crabbing are May, June and July. Crabbing can be a fun activity for both adults and children and is relatively simple. You need a length of cord with suitable bait tied to one end. Chicken necks or fish heads work well for enticing the crabs onto your line. Throw the bait into the water, wait a few minutes, then pull gently on the line to see if you have a crab nibbling on the other end. When you are done, boil your catch, and enjoy!

Hit the Links

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 17:01 -- mleone

Challenge your best game on some of Outer Banks top golf courses. You'll always be able to find a good mix of courses in the area, a few offering tremendous ocean views.

Build a Sand Castle

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 16:53 -- mleone

If you've ever been relaxing on the beach, admiring everyone else's sand castles, and wishing you knew how to build one - well, have we got a treat for you. Building a sand castle really isn't as difficult as it looks, and only requires a few key tools. So, grab your pail and shovel, and get digging.

Fly a Kite

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 16:49 -- mleone

Flying a kite is great fun on a windy day. It's also very relaxing watching the kite flutter on the beach. The Outer Banks has above-average wind conditions in the US and blows pretty-much all year long.

Get Wild & Wet

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 16:23 -- mleone

Pick a watersport, any watersport and you can find it here. The Outer Banks offers many water activities including jet skiing, ocean and sound kayaking, surfing, parasailing, wind surfing, kiteboarding, fishing & boating, dolphin cruises and more.

Try New Restaurants

Tue, 04/30/2013 - 16:17 -- mleone

When you discover the Outer Banks, be sure to sample the area’s diverse mix of unforgettable dining experiences, ranging from upscale elegant eateries and waterfront restaurants to the best-kept local secrets.


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