OBX family activties

The Outer Banks is one of the best places to go on vacation on the east coast, and it is a perfect setting to create family memories. From walking along the beach and building sandcastles to fishing from the pier and skimboarding, there are many activities for your family on OBX vacations.

Ocean Sunrises

Your family can start a beautiful day by watching the sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. Or watch the sunrise from the back deck of your oceanfront or oceanside house, from one of the numerous piers along the Outer Banks, or from the beach. After seeing the brilliant view of the sunrise, enjoy breakfast at a local restaurant. Spots that serve breakfast include Duck Donuts in Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills, and Kitty Hawk; Stack’em High Pancakes in Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills; Henry’s Restaurant in Kitty Hawk; and Southern Bean in Kitty Hawk.

Beach Fun

Enjoy free public parking in towns such as Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. Activities to enjoy OBX vacations include swimming, surfing, skimming, boating, paddleboarding, bodysurfing, and kayaking. Visit local surf shops such as Kitty Hawk Kites and Kitty Hawk Water Sports to rent equipment or to join lessons from experienced professionals. Your family can also enjoy playing in the sand, building sandcastles, fishing along the shore or on the piers, flying kites, and playing with frisbees or beach balls.

If your family is interested in taking a pet to the beach, the beaches in Duck are some of the best places to go. We have many pet-friendly vacation rentals for your family. Visit our page for pet owners: http://www.atlanticrealty-nc.com/pet-friendly-outer-bank-rentals.

Lunch Spots

There are great restaurants to visit for lunch while on OBX vacations. Great local restaurants for lunch include Black Pelican, John’s Drive-In, High Cotton Barbeque, and Rundown Cafe in Kitty Hawk; Slice Pizzeria, Kill Devil Grill in Kill Devil Hills; Sunset Grille & Raw Bar in Duck; and Tortugas’ Lie in Nags Head. Try a variety of local restaurants during your OBX vacations.

Historic Outer Banks

After refueling in a local restaurant, visit one of the many famous historic sites during OBX vacations. Don’t miss the Wright Brothers Memorial to learn about how the Wright Brothers invented the first successful airplane in the world. Enjoy The Lost Colony performance in Manteo. The entertaining and educational play, which recently received a Tony Award, tells the story of the first English colony in America. You can take a guided tour of The Lost Colony as well. You can also visit Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head. The park consists of the highest sand dune located on the East Coast. There is plenty more history and nature to learn about on OBX vacations.

Evening Dining

After your family has soaked up the sun and taken in the local sites, enjoy an excellent dinner at a local restaurant. The Dunes Restaurant in Nags Head, Kill Devil’s Frozen Custard & Beach Fries, and Carolina Seafood Buffet in Kill Devil Hills, and Fisherman’s Wharf in Wanchese are among the great options for your family during OBX vacations.

OBX Vacations have a large variety of activities to join as well as many historic sites and local restaurants to visit. Contact Atlantic Realty at 877-446-4767 for more information on rental homes and family activities.