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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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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Top Spots to Launch a Kayak on the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks has countless amazing spots to go kayaking. From the ocean to the sound, you can fish, observe nature and wildlife, or have an adventure in the waves. Here’s a few of the top spots that you should launch a kayak and explore on the Outer Banks: Whalehead Club in Corolla 1100 Club […]

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Why You Should Try Fishing from a Kayak

  Kayaking and fishing are two of the most popular outdoor activities on the Outer Banks. They can both be done year-round in the ocean or the sound, making them extremely versatile Outer Banks hobbies. Most people have been fishing or kayaking before, but have you ever tried combining the two? The popularity of Kayak […]

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4 New Rental Items You Need for Your 2016 Vacation

Gearing up for the 2016 rental season, we have added 4 awesome new items to our collection of vacation rentals! Check out the details on each item below: 1. Fat Tire Bike Fat tires are the latest trend in beach cruiser bikes. Ride around the Outer Banks in style on this 3G Newport Deluxe single-speed beach […]

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Day-tripper Delivery (1 Day Delivery Service)

Save time, money and energy in 2016 using Ocean Atlantic Rentals “Day-tripper” Delivery service. This unique service is great for families and friends visiting the Outer Banks who only plan to hit the beach once or twice during their stay, or for groups that want to use OAR’s equipment for a few hours without the commitment […]

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Things to do on the Outer Banks During the Shoulder Season

The shoulder season on the Outer Banks is defined as the time after the high traffic weeks between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Many vacationers actually feel it is the best time of year to visit the OBX because of the amazing weather, smaller crowds and cheaper rates. Here are a few ways to spend […]

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