Dr. Beach ranked Ocracoke as the number two best beach in American for 2018.

Two Outer Banks Beaches Ranked Among Top 10 in America

Dr. Beach is back with his annual ranking of the Top 10 Beaches in America for 2018, and two Outer Banks locations made the list this year. Lighthouse Beach in Buxton on Hatteras Island...

Beach nourishment project in Duck, NC, on June 1, 2017. (photo by Matt Artz for OBX Entertainment)

Kill Devil Hills Beach Nourishment Coming Sooner Than Expected

 The ongoing beach nourishment project that began in Duck last month is actually moving ahead of schedule, and as a result, the contractor has changed the project schedule and the town of Kill Devil...

NPS Hosting Beach Cleanups For World Oceans Month

June not only marks the beginning of summer, it also marks World Oceans Month. Our oceans, which make up approximately 70 percent of the earth, are natural treasures, a source of food and energy,...

Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Father’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked from now through June 18 in honor of Father’s Day! Wondering what to get Dad this year? Want to...

Ocracoke was ranked as No. 3 in Dr. Beach's list of the Top 10 Best Beaches for 2017. (photo: drbeach.org)

Ocracoke Ranked Third Best Beach In America

Dr. Beach, also known as Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, has released his annual list of the 50 Best Beaches in America, and once again the Outer Banks is represented, as Ocracoke Island...

Outer Banks Family Beach Portraits Mother’s Day Special Offer Announced!

Artz Music & Photography has announced a special offer on all family beach portraits booked this week in honor of Mother’s Day! Wondering what to get Mom this year? Want to get her something...

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack is back on April 1, 2017.

Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack Is Back

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual Trash Attack! community clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 1 from 9am to 1pm. Volunteers will meet and register at the lot beside the Kill Devil Hills...

Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Explained In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has joined other Outer Banks communities in investing in beach nourishment projects in 2017 to protect existing coastlines and essential infrastructure. Kill Devil Hills, along with the towns...

Ocracoke was ranked as No. 3 in Dr. Beach's list of the Top 10 Best Beaches for 2017. (photo: drbeach.org)

Dr. Beach Ranks Ocracoke 4th Best Beach In America 2016

The Outer Banks is once again ranked among the best beaches in America on Dr. Beach’s annual Top 10 list, with the isolated beach on Ocracoke Island ranked in fourth place for 2016.  Below...

Kill Devil Hills beach. (photo courtesy of Kill Devil Hills)

Dare County Accepts Beach Nourishment Bid For KDH, Kitty Hawk, Duck

On behalf of the towns of Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, and Duck, the Dare County Board of Commissioners on March 17, 2016, accepted the base bid for the beach nourishment project, totaling $38,520,850.00, from Great...

The Huffington Post has ranked Corolla, North Carolina as the 4th Best Beach in America. (photo: HuffingtonPost.com)

Corolla, Outer Banks Ranked 4th Best Beach In America

The Huffington Post has published a new article ranking the top 14 “Best Beaches in America”, and the Outer Banks is represented behind only Florida and Hawaii as Corolla, North Carolina is named as...

National Park Service Outer Banks Group

New Ocracoke Beach Access Ramp 63 Construction Underway

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today that VRHabilis, LLC, of Knoxville, Tennessee has begun the new ramp construction project to provide additional off-road vehicle (ORV) access to ocean beaches...

The ESA 2015 Esterns return to Jennette's Pier in Nags Head Sept. 20-26.

ESA Eastern Surfing Championships Return To Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

The 48th annual Eastern Surfing Association’s (ESA) Easterns® will began yesterday (Sunday, September 20) and will run through this Saturday, September 26th, showcasing the East Coast’s best amateur surfers from the Great Lakes through...

New Off-Road Vehicle Ramp Opening Announced

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today the September 4th opening of the newly constructed parking area, a footpath, and Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Ramp 32, located south of the village...

A group of youngsters found an Octopus at Jennette's Pier in Nags Head this week. Pictured in the front row, from left are Landon Spencer, Ella Spencer, Adlyn Wescott, Cage Spencer and Keaton Wescott; all of Roanoke Island. In the back from left are the two young men who carried a five gallon bucket of fresh sea water to the pier house for transportation, Sadler Smith of Greenville and James Gilreath of Manteo along with Ashton Wescott and Gavin Spencer also of Roanoke Island. (photo courtesy of Jennette's Pier)

Octopus Discovered At Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head

A group of youngsters (pictured below) found a baby octopus (Octopus vulgaris) attached to a horseshoe crab on the beach at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head on Wednesday afternoon. They immediately brought the animal up to...

Cape Hatteras is the Best Beach in the United States, according to Business Insider.

Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks Ranked Best Beach In America

In a new countdown of the Best Beaches in the U.S., the travel section at Business Insider has rankedthe Outer Banks’ own Cape Hatteras in the top spot. According to the site: “For this list,...

Kill Devil Hills Beach (photo: OBXentertainment.com)

Explore Beaches Of Kill Devil Hills In New Video

The Town of Kill Devil Hills has released a new video as part of the Dare County Government Channel’s Destination Dare series, this  time focusing on What You May Find On The Beach while...

The National Park Service will host a series of Outer Banks beach cleanups in June in honor of World Oceans Month.

National Park Service Hosting Outer Banks Beach Cleanups

The month of June marks the beginning of summer and also the beginning of World Oceans Month.  The oceans make up approximately 70 percent of the earth and are global natural treasures providing a...

Dr. Beach Names Hatteras No. 5 Best Beach in America

Professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach, has unveiled his annual list ranking the Top 10 Beaches in America, placing Cape Hatteras in the top five! Hawaii’s Waimanalo Bay Beach Park topped Dr....

National Park Service Updates Cape Hatteras ORV Management Plan

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced this week that, consistent with 2014 National Defense Authorization Act, a legislation-driven review and analysis of the Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) Management Plan for Cape...