Annual Used Gear Sale Set for September 18 & 19

*Check our Facebook event for the latest Yard Sale details* September 18 & 19 – mark the dates with a circle and highlighter because you won’t want to miss this. The annual used gear yard sale is a rain or shine event that draws people from all parts to our Kill Devil Hills store located …

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Start Your OBX Vacation with Peace of Mind

At Ocean Atlantic Rentals we are in compliance with the latest executive order from the NC governor’s office regarding COVID-19. Learn more about Executive Order 215.   *PRODUCT NOTE: If a customer feels led to disinfect the Ocean Atlantic Rentals gear during the rental period, we encourage you to please use a non-bleach disinfectant. Over …

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Off the Beaten Path: Distanced Destinations on the OBX

Distance does not mean you need to despair when you are on the amazing barrier islands of the Outer Banks. There are several hidden gems that provide adventure, beauty and a little something different. Our Corolla store manager Colby knows that the word “distance” on the northern beaches can take a couple different meanings. He …

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What Sunscreen Should I Use During My OBX Activities?


Are you taking a break from work and the hassles of life to enjoy our Outer Banks sand, sea breezes, and sunshine? It’s awesome to enjoy these Outer Banks rays, but please do so responsibly. Sunscreen is critical in preventing harmful damage to your skin by the sun. Here are a few helpful hints to …

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outer banks umbrella set up service

When you officially commit to your week of choosing for your much-anticipated vacation to the OBX you can have everything set for a great week, but one thing you cannot control is the weather. Summer invariably brings the chance of pop up thunderstorms, rip currents, and heat waves. A heat wave on the Outer Banks …

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Outer Banks Kayak Safety Tips

Learn These Tips Before You Launch! Ocean Atlantic Rentals has compiled a list of 10 basic kayak safety tips for anyone looking to kayak the beautiful waters that the Outer Banks has to offer. Our tips are meant to help keep you safe on your day out on the water! Always use common sense and …

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Behind the Scenes of Ocean Atlantic Rentals

At Ocean Atlantic Rentals, we love partnering with our local property management groups. Over the past 40+ years we’ve provided clean, quality equipment to make for amazing vacations. Twiddy & Company recently partnered with us on a video showcasing the many things that make Ocean Atlantic Rentals your OBX Rental Center since 1979. We hope …

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Best Practices: Cleaning the Way to Vacation Day!

Dear OBX Friends, At Ocean Atlantic Rentals, our renters and team members are like family. Over the past 40+ years we’ve provided clean, quality equipment to our renters. Just as you have, recently we’ve taken extra care to focus on doing all the things we need to do to keep our families safe and healthy. …

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Celebrate the Spring Season with these OBX Events

Summer on the Outer Banks is bustling with activity. Folks from out of town come to enjoy hot temps and vacation time with friends and family. There is no doubt that summer on the Outer Banks is full of fun, but what about celebrating spring? We’re sharing our favorite spring events that take place annually …

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Are You Ready for Outer Banks Beach Driving?

Outer banks beach drivers access Corova and Corolla through beach road.

Outer Banks beach driving is one of the most unique adventures that North Carolina has to offer. We’re here to give you the 4-1-1 on 4×4 as you plan your first trip cruising the sand. Before you start driving on the beaches of the Outer banks, you need to know the basic information, rules and guidelines.