How To Arrive With Less Waiting: Our Outer Banks Traffic Tips

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While blessed with some of the country’s most beautiful beaches, a laid-back vibe, and a beautiful sense of isolation, a vacation on the Outer Banks can be slow to start because of traffic congestion. The very things that lead to that wonderful sense of isolation, the lack of access and the fact that these islands are a bit out of the way, can cause the traffic jams of nightmares.

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Where To Get Groceries On Your Visit: Outer Banks Grocery Stores

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A trip to our Outer Banks of North Carolina is a true getaway; leaving the worries in the rearview, one highway connects our barrier islands to the rest of North Carolina. NC Highway 12, known as the “Outer Banks Scenic Byway”, connects these islands, stretching from Corolla in the north, then south to Cape Hatteras, and finally turning southwest towards the end of the island at Hatteras Village. As you plan your visit to the Outer Banks with First Flight Rentals, check out this guide to local grocery stores you will use to stock up on vacation essentials.

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Metal Detecting Laws Outer Banks: Explore The Beach Legally

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The beaches in the Outer Banks are often filled with early-morning walkers wearing earphones and sweeping a metal detector back and forth to find coins, jewelry, and other things left behind by ancient travelers and current vacationers alike. If you are going to spend some of your time here with us doing the same thing, there are metal detecting laws Outer Banks you need to know to make sure you have a safe and happy time doing it. Here is what you need to know.

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The Best Places To Snap A Selfie In The Outer Banks: A Guide

The Outer Banks are a popular vacation destination for many reasons, but the most obvious motivation would have to be the sheer beauty of its photogenic locations. Although a vacation with First Flight Rentals might be momentary, the pictures and memories made from one can last a lifetime, so it is important to be aware of these must-visit areas. Don’t worry about losing yourself to blissful relaxation in these breathtaking spots because they’ll still give you stunning candids! Forget the basic beach shots that everyone else is posting and visit the best selfie spot Outer Banks. However, remember to turn your phone on silent so that those continuous notifications of people liking your posts don’t interrupt your vacation!

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Outer Banks Water Clarity – When Does It Change?

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“Everything about” the Outer Banks, rhapsodized writer Anne Siddons, “had the ring and taste and feel of utter rightness to me.” And for decades, visitors have expressed similar sentiments about North Carolina’s humbly stylish archipelago wreathed by crystalline waters.

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Outer Banks Packing List: What To Bring To The Beach

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Planning your trip to the Outer Banks of North Carolina? First, good choice on your travel destination! We know that you will just love and enjoy it here. Now it is time to pack for your trip! If you are not too sure of what you need to pack, we are here to help. Here is the Outer Banks packing list of essentials. This list will make it easy for you to pack everything you could possibly need. This list will help you 100%, so you can just sit back and enjoy your trip.

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Visit The New Dowdy Park In Nags Head

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Located between South Croatan Highway and Bonnett Street, the Dowdy Park is a new space that is built to offer recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Inside this 5-acre park visitors and locals can exercise, practice sports, have picnics with friends, or let their kids have a ball on the playground.

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