WHICH WAY TO THE BEACH…
It’s a popular refrain heard all year long here on the Outer Banks. The trouble with trying to answer that question with a simple finger-point is that it depends on what you’re looking for. OBX Beach Access has the specific information that all beach goers might need!
- Maybe you need a beach with a lifeguard on duty.
- Do you need a bath house with changing facilities?
- Need wheelchair access and handicapped parking?
- Are you looking to launch your kayak into calm waters on the sound side?
- What about finding a Fido-friendly patch of sand where he can romp and play?
Well search no further. Here, both ocean and sound lovers can answer all of their Outer Banks beach access questions from Corolla to Hatteras. We bring you the information on every beach and sound-side access, along with photos and info on beach safety, tides, weather, water conditions and more! Find a spot on the water that’s just right for you, and enjoy the beaches of the Outer Banks!
BEACH SMARTS BLOG…
Reblogged from: Dangers of Digging on the Beach – My Outer Banks Home It is a sad day when something completely recreational can lead to tragedy. Last month, David Frasier and his family were vacationing at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore when Frasier decided to partake in a seemingly common beach activity: digging in the […]
Outer Banks communities have now started cracking down on beachgoers who set up tents, umbrellas, chairs and other beach equipment and leave them up overnight or for their entire vacation.
Butts …. are they Litter? Sure we all know that sand is used in ashtrays as a natural fire retardant but does that mean the entire beach is an ashtray? A number of residents have decidedly said “NO! The beach is not the right place to extinguish and leave cigarette butts like you would in […]
Make the most of your Outer Banks vacation (and help other people do the same!) with these beach etiquette pro-tips. If you have others, feel free to share in the comments (but be nice!). 1. Shake, shake, shake it out... With the beach comes sand. It’s sort of a given. But be careful: when you […]
It’s hurricane season once again, and living on a sandbar forces us to have a keen awareness of each storm that approaches our little piece of paradise. Although most of us have experience with a storm or two, it’s always good to think ahead and be prepared. Fortunately, there are many resources available to educate yourself and your loved […]
Note: Lighthouses pictured above from left to right: Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and Ocracoke Lighthouse If I stand along the shores of Colington Island on a clear night, I can see the light from Bodie Island Lighthouse flash across the dark sky above the Albemarle Sound. Reaching 19 nautical miles, the […]
Summertime always seems to bring back memories of being a young child vacationing on the Outer Banks. The thrill of getting that first glimpse of the Atlantic Ocean. The excitement of walking through the doors of Stop and Shop to purchase the best grape gumballs ever made, and more importantly the most amazing plastic bat […]
Leslie Vegas has always been a trash collector, so it’s no surprise that N.C. Aquarium employee found a way to encourage others to just take five minutes and do the same, particularly when they are on the beach. A native of West Virginia, Vegas launched the popular Instagram campaign called #obx5minutebeachcleanup as a venue to […]