Explore the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge by Kayak

Just a few miles west of Manteo and the Outer Banks, sits the 152,000 acre Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge.  The refuge was established in 1984 to protect the “Pocosin” wetland habitat and the wildlife that thrive there.  The refuge is known for its high concentration of black bear and for its efforts to conserve […]

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Top Wedding Trends This Season on the Outer Banks

A minimally populated beach, lightweight sweaters emerging from closets, and cross island commutes cut in half are sure indications that fall is here on the Outer Banks. Summer may have passed, but wedding season is not over yet!  October implies that we are halfway through the wedding season, which means the trends of 2016 weddings […]

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The 11th Annual Outer Banks Marathon Weekend – November 11-13

Ocean Atlantic Rentals is proud to be an event equipment and service sponsor for the annual Outer Banks Marathon weekend event. This is a great event that offers something for everyone, from a kids run and games to the full marathon. Read on to discover how you can participate in the Outer Banks Marathon weekend […]

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3 of the Best Surf Fishing Spots on the Outer Banks

Surf fishing is one of the most popular activities on the Outer Banks. It is a great pastime, especially in the fall when the fishing is good and the ocean and air cool down to make a day on the beach extremely enjoyable. With miles upon miles of beach available to cast your line, where […]

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Annual Used Equipment Sale – Saturday, September 24th

It’s that time of year again! In order to provide our customers with the best rental equipment, we hold an annual yard sale of our used equipment so we can make room for brand new equipment for the next rental season. This is a great opportunity for you to buy moderately used bikes, watersport gear, […]

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Baby Items You Can Leave at Home on Your Trip to the Outer Banks

Planning a vacation can be stressful, and planning one with small children can get even more complicated. We are here to make planning an Outer Banks vacation easier for you by providing the large baby items that you don’t need the hassle of bringing along. We will pickup and delivery all your items for a […]

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What to Do This Fall on the Outer Banks

  Fall on the Outer Banks is perfect. The summer crowds begin to fade away and the high temperatures start to mellow out. Take advantage of the amazing weather and see the Outer Banks from a different perspective. Soak up the natural beauty of the Outer Banks or attend one of our fun fall festivals! […]

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Explore the Shipwrecks of the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is known as the Graveyard of the Atlantic because of the thousands of ships that have wrecked along its shores. Some of these wrecks are much closer to the beach than you would imagine, in shallow waters around 15-20 feet deep. When the ocean water is clear, which has been often this […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bodyboarding

Bodyboarding is a watersport many enjoy throughout the world. It is often compared and contrasted to surfing and has started to receive more coverage and is gaining in popularity. Bodyboarding is a fun watersport to learn while on the Outer Banks. Bodyboarding can be great for a variety of waves and is a fun way […]

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Plan B for your Outdoor Outer Banks Wedding: Rent a Tent

Every Outer Banks couple imagines their perfect wedding ceremony with warm weather, sunny skies, and sparkling ocean waters. We hope that this is the case for every ceremony, but occasionally that ominous rain cloud does appear and sometimes the skies open up. When having a beach wedding it is important to have a backup plan […]

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