Outer Banks Vacation Guide

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Adventure Bound Campground

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 15:00 -- mleone

Adventure Bound is a tent only campground located on the edge of the Kitty Hawk Maritime Forest. Situated in a quiet residential area, the grounds are in open grassy areas and a shaded, wooded areas with picnic tables and charcoal grills available for your site. The beach is only a mile and a half a way, just down Kitty Hawk Road. Watch sunsets, search for shells, swim, kayak and more. Boaters, kayakers and canoers can launch their boats at the public boat ramp about 1/4 mile away, just around the corner from the campground.

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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