Summer is just around the corner promising the return of warm, sunny days and evenings ready made for relaxation. Now is the perfect time to plan your visit to South Carolina’s Outer Banks. They are the quintessential summer paradise; salt sea air, sand between your toes, lively atmosphere and a generous dash of southern hospitality are all part of the Outer Banks charm.
Where to Stay in the Outer Banks
When planning your Outer Banks getaway, you are sure to find the perfect accommodation for your group. Whether you are arranging a large family gathering or a romantic escape for two, there is a place here just right for you.
For an authentic experience in ocean front living during your getaway, one of our Outer Banks homes for sale is the preferred choice. Imagine falling asleep to the sound of waves breaking over the nearby sands, waking up to an ocean view right outside your bedroom window, or enjoying lunch on your shore side veranda while enjoying the refreshing Atlantic breeze.
You’ll find that staying in an Outer Banks rental is more than just luxurious. Having a home away from home is also the ultimate in convenience. From preparing home cooked meals to keeping your laundry clean, your OBX rental has everything you need to feel right at home.
Outer Banks rental homes are located in and around town centers or out amid the dunes. Whether you prefer to be in the middle of it all, or you enjoy the peaceful quiet of a private locale, come and stay a while, you’ll be glad you did.
Things to Do During Your Outer Banks Vacation
Once you have spent some time soaking up the sun and the sea, you might be ready to explore more of what the Outer Banks have to offer. While the activities available to guests are countless, here are just a few of the most popular places of interest you may wish to explore.
1. 4×4 Beach Driving
It’s an experience like nothing else. For the intrepid off-road fanatic, riding the dunes is an experience not to be missed. The Outer Banks has many beach driving locations conveniently located for your enjoyment. Be sure to keep an eye out for the wild horses that run the dunes with you!
2. World Class Dining
From the freshest seafood around to southern comfort food, you’ll find something to please your palette on the Outer Banks.
3. Windsurfing and Parasailing
Are you ready to go wherever the wind takes you? If you haven’t tried them before, the Outer Banks are a breathtaking place to have your first windsurfing or parasailing experience.
4. Visit the Shops
Each village on the Outer Banks offers a unique shopping experience. You can often find craftsmen and artisans offering one of a kind creation. Bring a piece of the Outer Banks home with you!
There are many extraordinary ways to explore this remarkable place, but don’t take our word for it. North Carolina’s Outer Banks have attracted visitors and vacationers for over a century. Plan your visit and see why so many keep coming back. We’d love to welcome you home.
Michael Sanduso lives in Toronto, Canada. He is a freelance writer and editor, tech geek, and stay at home father.