Christmas & Candlelit Tours in Corolla, NC

Decorated Tours Starting November 20th and runs through December 31st. Candlelight Tours will be held each Friday and Saturday during these dates from 5PM-8PM. New this year, included with your Candlelit Tour ticket price is a complimentary sampling of our Christmas wines at conclusion of your tour! For more information see email [email protected] “What a wonderful way to enjoy the holiday with family and friends! Venture back to the 1920’s to find out what Santa brought to Whalehead and share Christmas time with the Knights. The house will … [Read more...]

Here are a few ways you can show our Veterans We Care!!

There are many ways to Pay Tribute to Our Veterans on Veterans Day on the Outer Banks this Year. Here are just a few: TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon & Southern Fried Half Marathon November 7, 8 & 9 Veterans Day Weekend 2014. Run through the village of Kitty Hawk, the historical Kill Devil Hills, (home of the First Flight), through the incredible maritime forest of Nags Head and finally... the equally historic Town of Manteo. The Outer Banks Marathon, follows its way through the natural beauty that is North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Click HERE for more information – Click HERE … [Read more...]

Does Your Home Insurance Cover Your Empty Vacation Home?

It’s that time of year … getting the Vacation home ready for its long winter rest. Everything is secure and put away, water is drained from the pipes and utilities are turned off. Your vacation home on the Outer Banks will be vacant until the spring sun starts shining again. But you may want to go one step further making sure your vacation home is insured when it’s vacant. Insurance companies may view vacant properties as high risk. Even if it’s not your vacation home, homes may be left empty for a number of reasons, such as the property being for sale, undergoing renovations, divorce or … [Read more...]

Pre-Halloween FUN, GAMES & CANDY on the Outer Banks THIS Saturday!!

Halloween is just around the corner, but there are plenty of fun Halloween activities to do on the Outer Banks THIS Saturday!! There’s still plenty of time to pick out your pumpkin or trick or treat for lots of candy and fun!! HARVEST HAYDAY Saturday, OCT 25, 2014 Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo, NC 27954 Enjoy all the Fall colors, flavors and fun! Hayrides or hale bale maze, stuff a scarecrow, educational stations, face painting, educational crafts, hay bale maze, hay rides through Gardens, Music, story time, games!! Hot cider, pumpkin pie and bonfires! For info or details, call … [Read more...]

Hurricane Season is Almost Over – Should you still Prepare?

Living on the Outer Banks during the Hurricane Season it generally means, we could get some rough weather. Recent years we have been hit by Sandy and Irene and if you weren’t prepared, life was pretty tough. One way to prepare for any type of disaster here or anywhere, really, is to put together a disaster kit. According to, a family supply list should consist of: Emergency Supplies: Water, food, and clean air are important things to have if an emergency happens. Each family or individual's kit should be customized to meet specific needs, such as medications and infant … [Read more...]