Travel Blogs from Outer Banks, United States

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House Name Contest, Corolla, United States travel blog

House Name Contest

A travel blog entry by funkinthetrunk

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... the neighborhoods looking at the different names people name their houses. Did you know its customary to name your house in the Outer Banks? Seems a little pompous but some of the names are quite cute. We decided to go around looking for the names that ...

Ocracoke Day II, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke Day II

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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Well the morning began with a trip to the beach! And Ocracoke has some fabulous beaches because no matter how crowded the island gets there are parts of the beach where you'll never encounter another soul. The whole island is about 13 miles long and the ...

Visiting college friends, Cape Hatteras, United States travel blog

Visiting college friends

A travel blog entry by i-wander

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Michelle says: We have finally made it out to Cape Hatteras! It's funny how things seem a lot closer on a map than they actually are! Our drive ended up being about 2 hrs. longer than we had anticipated due to the fact that we did not call ahead to ...

Kill Devil Hills to Williamsburg, Nags Head, United States travel blog

Kill Devil Hills to Williamsburg

A travel blog entry by theoldfolk

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We said goodbye to the Outer Banks & headed for Williamsburg. When we left Kill Devil Hills it was raining with thunder & lightening then it was sunshine & showers all the way. Reg has been having one of his flights of fancy again. There's a Honda called ...

Kitty Hawk and the first powered flight, Kitty Hawk, United States travel blog

Kitty Hawk and the first powered flight

A travel blog entry by roberton

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The Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur were bicycle builders and designers but they thought about trying to make the first flying airplane. They tested kites first then built an engine with bicycle parts to drive the propellers. The shape of the wings ...

Sandhenge, Corolla, United States travel blog

Sandhenge

A travel blog entry by funkinthetrunk

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... our smoothie. No biggie, a chewy green smoothie is better than no green smoothie. Next we had to go find a pharmacy. The outer banks are incredibly desolate during the off season that they don't have a pharmacy within 20 miles of the town we are staying. ...

Archeology and friends, Buxton, United States travel blog

Archeology and friends

A travel blog entry by roberton

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We stayed in a four storey house in the Outer Banks of North Carolina in a town called Rodanthe with my dad's archeology friend Mark Horton, Maggie and Scott and their girls and Jo, Fred, Rosie and Joel from Bristol University. We were digging for ...

Catching a Tuna, Nags Head, United States travel blog

Catching a Tuna

A travel blog entry by toroamarillo

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After DC we went to NC. For fishing. Fishing means getting up At 4 a.m. and bringing the boot to the marina. Around 5 a.m. we were in the water speeding out of shallow water heading around 40 miles east were the warm gulf stream is located. Warm water ...

Cap Hatteras, Cap Hatteras, United States travel blog

Cap Hatteras

A travel blog entry by marieeve

Cap ...

Camp Lejeune, Rachel Carson and Ocracoke Island, Ocracoke NC, United States travel blog

Camp Lejeune, Rachel Carson and Ocracoke Island

A travel blog entry by garylesser

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... at Wendy's was not necessary. When we finally get in the ferry "Cedar Island," we're heading for North Carolina's Outer Banks, a 200-mile long string of narrow islands separating the Currituck Sound, Albemarie Sound and Pamlico Sound from the Atlantic ...

To Ocracoke!!!, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

To Ocracoke!!!

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... fire wasn't that bad. Anyway, we packed up...double checked for any missing items and set sail...err, uhh, drove onward to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  The best part of this drive is that the Outer Banks are so beautiful. It's essentially a ...

East Coast Kiteboarding Mecca, Cape Hatteras, United States travel blog

East Coast Kiteboarding Mecca

A travel blog entry by rb-travelblog

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Kiteboarding Mecca and the Eastern most point of US (on londitude with Maine).  We heard so much about this place from friends in Puerto Rico and cruise in.  Its a stunning small holiday town that I think only opens up and kicks in for 3 months ...

Talia's first vacation!, Nags Head, United States travel blog

Talia's first vacation!

A travel blog entry by posendek

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We just got back from spending a week in Nags Head, North Carolina!  We rented a beach house with my parents, sister, brother-in-law and twin nieces.  The nine of us drove down in two cars and it was quite the trip!  Talia did great in the ...

Running Start, Kitty Hawk, United States travel blog

Running Start

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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This morning I woke up early to make my way back south to Jockey Ridge to complete the flying portion of my hang-gliding class.  The winds were much calmer and would prove to be a little too calm later on. After we were issued harnesses and helmets, ...

OBX!!, Kitty Hawk, United States travel blog

OBX!!

A travel blog entry by morada2007

Made it into OBX (Outer Banks) last night after driving for about 12 hours (counting stops for food and gas).  The family (for the most part) is staying at a beautiful beach house where the tide is the backyard.  It's supposed to be nicer the ...

The Outer Banks Conclusion, Corolla, United States travel blog

The Outer Banks Conclusion

A travel blog entry by funkinthetrunk

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Today was our last day in Corolla. Yesterday the weather went stormy so we went to the local movie theater to see Pixar's Up! Because there are so few people out here, the movie theater is small and did not show the movie in its 3-D form. It didn't even ...

Driving to the Outer Banks: Our UFO siting, My car, United States travel blog

Driving to the Outer Banks: Our UFO siting

A travel blog entry by funkinthetrunk

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... miles and alternates between being a bridge and being a tunnel.    Finally we made it into North Carolina and crossed into the outer banks. We ended up getting lost in a neighborhood that was buried in the woods but stumbled upon a nice man pruning his ...

IMPORTANT, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

IMPORTANT

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

Hey everyone. Because of a family emergency Jen and I have to drive home this evening a day ahead of schedule. I do have pictures and some fun stories to tell including how I saved the life of a fish....but it'll have to wait. I'll get this updated just ...

Ocracoke to Hatteras, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke to Hatteras

A travel blog entry by theoldfolk

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We dove to the top of the Island stopping several times to admire the wonderful views Pamlico Sound was on one side of the road & the Atlantic Ocean is on the other. Walking on the sand dunes is hard going. We didn't realize we had reached the end ...

Dad's Birthday, Buxton, United States travel blog

Dad's Birthday

A travel blog entry by roberton

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I made cakes for dads birthday with my mum while everyone else went deep sea fishing. They got cold and caught nothing ( well nothing they could keep) but I think they had ...

Our families in Hatteras, Frisco, United States travel blog

Our families in Hatteras

A travel blog entry by tkd

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We had a lovely two week trip in Hatteras with both of our families. We had our last weeks of comfort in a 5 bedroom palace with multiple entertainment options. Lots of fun was had including ping-pong tournaments, pool, hot tubs, Ocracoke, KP, beach ...

Reaching the Right Coast, Duck, United States travel blog

Reaching the Right Coast

A travel blog entry by cshilakes

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... a bit strange, we could not put our fingers on it, but we were happy to move on to our next destination resort, the Outer Banks. June 7-8 (Days 38-39) Duck, NC (Outer Banks) We drove through marsh land and stunted pine forests from Belhaven out to ...

Outer Banks were  better than expected., Outer Banks, United States travel blog

Outer Banks were better than expected.

A travel blog entry by c_villa

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... . We really enjoyed the Outer Banks and strongly recommend this as a great vacation spot.   Dates:  April 9 - April 11   - Outer Banks Brewery Station, Kill Devil Hills - Dinner on Day 1: - Good, fun place. - Sunset Grille, Duck NC - Dinner ...

Wright Place, Right Time, Kitty Hawk, United States travel blog

Wright Place, Right Time

A travel blog entry by mefox13

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... I headed a few miles south to Jockey Ridge State Park.  The park is home to the largest sand dunes in the eastern United States.  Yesterday, I booked a hang-gliding class with a local company that is based in the park.  They are one of the ...

Birthplace of Aviation, Kill Devil Hills, United States travel blog

Birthplace of Aviation

A travel blog entry by ironhide502

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... along the way. It was a nice drive through beautiful countryside. We crossed the first of several draw Bridges they separate the outer banks from the mainland. These bridges are amazing some of them are 5 -10 ks long they stretch out over vast expanses ...

First Flight and then some..., Kill Devil Hills, United States travel blog

First Flight and then some...

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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... Brothers National Memorial in the Hussey's brain.  She did a decent job of taking us directly there.  One thing about the Outer Bank is obvious... Wind.  It was blowing about twenty to twenty-five miles an hour.  I had to cinch down my ...

Back out on the Outer Banks, Roanoke Island, United States travel blog

Back out on the Outer Banks

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo

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We awoke to another beautiful blue-skied day in North Carolina.  The first picture was taken before sunset, at about five-fifteen in the AM.  We left much later, in fact a day later.  Yesterday we stayed here and did laundry and relaxed. ...

breaking in, Kitty Hawk, United States travel blog

breaking in

A travel blog entry by cmj

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... Herndon, Virginia, I decided not to return home this first weekend.  Ashees and Hope were already planning a trip down to the outer banks of North Carolina, and I decided to tag along for the ride.  Or more appropriately, they jumped in my ...

Mad as a Hatteras, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, United States travel blog

Mad as a Hatteras

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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... Then, as the reality of the drive and the time available sunk into the plan I had to go with a day trip down the outer banks.  And that was today. Setting out from Elizabeth City I was soon driving down another arrow straight highway but this one ...

Sun,sea,sand and sunsets, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Sun,sea,sand and sunsets

A travel blog entry by malbet

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Outer banks 2 South beyond Jockey Ridge Sate Park you begin to be able to enjoy the tranquility and remoteness of the 'beads' that make up that necklace of the banks. We paused briefly at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, intending to return in ...

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