Special 2017 Summer Events on the Outer Banks

Spending long days at the beach is what we all cherish and love about summertime on the Outer Banks. But if you’re looking to get out and trying something new, summer is the perfect time while the area is bustling with activities and events of all types. Here are some upcoming events that are favorites […]

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Celebrate Mother’s Day by Running the Nags Head Woods 5k

Every year, we happily welcome the spring weather and celebrate by getting outside for more activities and beach days. Springtime brings an abundance of local events to help you get out and get active, especially here at the Outer Banks. The Flying Pirate Half Marathon is just around the corner, and another of our favorite […]

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Spring 2017 Events on the Outer Banks

Spring is finally here and we couldn’t be more excited for the longer days, warmer sun, and the upcoming activities on the Outer Banks. Sign up for one of our local runs, or get tickets to a local event – there are activities for everyone. Easter Egg-stravaganza at Elizabethan Gardens Visit the Elizabethan Gardens for […]

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2016 Outer Banks Christmas Lights and Holiday Events

Christmas lights are always a cherished part of the holiday season, especially in a small community like the Outer Banks. We all have our favorite traditions that are a “must do” every year, along with newer events that become cherished as well. Get out and explore all that the Outer Banks has to offer this […]

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Ghost Crab Hunting on the Outer Banks

Ghost crab hunting is a fun beach activity that is perfect for the cooler months on the Outer Banks. You don’t have to go swimming in the ocean and you won’t even need sunlight. When you are ghost crab hunting you aren’t actually hunting to capture or harm ghost crabs. Ghost crab hunting is a […]

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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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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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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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