Things to do on the Outer Banks During the Shoulder Season

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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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Sharing the Road: Cyclists and Drivers

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The Outer Banks is an extremely popular place during the summer months. Locals, vacationers, and seasonal workers all enjoy the beautiful weather and activities that are available given the area’s amazing landscape. In addition to the traditional Outer Banks activities such as surfing, fishing, and other watersports, bicycling has always been one of the most …

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Outer Banks Summer Adventure Destinations

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There are numerous outdoor activities for you to enjoy with your family and friends while exploring the Outer Banks in the summertime. If you want to experience a true Outer Banks adventure, consider trying different watersports or hiking some of the beautiful nature trails. Check out this list of watersports and other outdoor activities to …

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Explore Alligator River, a gem of the OBX!

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When you mention the Alligator River area of North Carolina to folks, you usually get one of two responses, first “are their really alligators there?  The second response is unfortunate, as many visitors reply “I’ve never heard of it…” This area, near Eastlake, is truly a gem of the Outer Banks!    I would encourage …

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding on the OBX

SUP on a budget!  Stand-up paddle-boarding on the OBX! Paddle-boarding has taken the water sports community by storm! For many, it is an approachable sport, combined with a great core workout on the water. With its Hawaiian roots fused with current board sport technologies, paddle-boarding has drawn comparisons and popularity from surfing. However for some, …

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