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Currituck Beach Lighthouse Opens to Climbers for 2014 Season


After being closed to the general public since late-November, Currituck Beach Lighthouse located in Corolla, NC finally reopened to climbers beginning March 28, 2014. The 158 foot-tall structure consists of 220 steps, one million bricks and is easily the tallest

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Outer Banks Throwback: Currituck Beach Lighthouse Keepers’ House 1980


At a height of 158 feet, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse located in Corolla, NC is by far the tallest structure on the Northern Outer Banks beaches. The beacon from the unpainted brick lighthouse first filled the sky on December 1, 1875 and

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15 Common Myths about the Outer Banks

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A vacationer’s paradise and a place with a rich history of sunken ships, swashbuckling pirates, and vanishing colonies, there are plenty of untrue things about the Outer Banks of North Carolina. To help wrongly informed visitors and locals alike know

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Off-Season Dog Leash Laws on the Outer Banks of North Carolina


The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a fantastic place to bring your four-legged family member, especially during the off-season months. With plenty of pet-friendly vacation rental homes and overall lenient year-round leash laws, there are many reasons to reconsider

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2013 Black Friday Deals on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

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The biggest shopping day of the year is almost here and although the Outer Banks is free of many big name “commercial” stores found elsewhere in the United States, there are still plenty of great places to snag a holiday

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Can’t Miss 2013 Holiday Events on the Outer Banks

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With so many holiday events occurring on the Outer Banks this November and December, it’s hard to keep track.  To help erase the confusion, we’ve assembled a comprehensive list of all the holiday events on the OBX so that you

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Posted in Fall on the OBX, Holidays, OBX Events, OBX Information, Outer Banks Activities, Outer Banks Events

Lisa Cueman’s Amazing Wild Horses of the Outer Banks Photography

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The Outer Banks is one of the coolest places on earth. Why? Take the north beaches of Carova for example.  The area is full of multi-million dollar vacation rental homes that are only accessible by 4-wheel drive and the locals are

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