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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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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Why You Should Rent a Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) on the Outer Banks

Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is an extremely popular watersport, especially on the Outer Banks because of our natural beauty and easy access to the sound and the ocean. SUPing is a sport that almost everyone can enjoy. Read on to discover why you should rent a stand-up paddle board on your next Outer Banks vacation. […]

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