The Island Guesthouse & Cottages

706 US Highway 64, Manteo, Outer Banks, North Carolina Coast, North Carolina, United States | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Manteo

Forts, friends...and ferries

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen on Aug 09, 2014

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... alligator as an appetizer and finally tried a seafood dish, shrimp and grits, typical Southern fare. Both were outstanding. It was a brief but very enjoyable visit.
On Thursday August 7th we were on the road again. The Outer Banks of North Carolina is our next destination. We can't make it all in one day as it involves ferry rides, so we drove to Cedar Island and camped there. Jayne did research on the internet to find a ...

Two day summary

A travel blog entry by lenorelucy on Aug 06, 2014

Yesterday, we played golf in the afternoon after a morning at the beach and pool. Then we had our anniversary surprise, a chef came to the house and made dinner, the best part being the chocolate cake. Today, mom and I went to store while everyone was at the pool and beach. Lazy afternoon with dinner by ...

Summary to date

A travel blog entry by lenorelucy on Aug 04, 2014

Arrived on Saturday with long delays from enormous traffic jams. Stopped for lunch at the Saving Station and then unpacked. Take out for dinner. Sunday: To the beach and pool. Off to the Aquarium and dinosaur exhibition. Dinner out and the Rita's had chocolate ices, unbelievable. Today, Monday, beach, pool and lunch home (zucchini ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by gypsybelle49 on Jan 19, 2014

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... Worse comes to worse, we can always end early. I change into my wetsuit - much easier than yesterday. They are tricky things if you've never tried. As we leave for the beach, the sun has finally come out. Now that I have my wetsuit on it feels warmer as well. As soon as we're in the water and I start paddling I can feel the ache from yesterday setting in. I am really going to need to swim these next two months, building up muscle from freestyle, which this ...

Losing the Battle - Houses into the Sea

A travel blog entry by carpefeline on Sep 10, 2010

2 comments, 5 photos

Took another walk along the beach to look more closely at some of the houses along the beach. There is a natural sand dune with vegetation that is the natural barrier between the beach and the land behind it. For some reason, people thought they could build their houses in front of this natural barrier, right on the beach, and the property and house would remain safe forever. They would ...

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