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...

Cape Hatteras Lifeguard Pinup Girl by Lantern Press

Cape Hatteras National Seashore 2015 Lifeguard Season Announced

National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced today that Cape Hatteras National Seashore has contracted the Seashore’s lifeguard operations to serve the visiting public during the 2015 summer season.  Operations of...

US News and World Report has named the Outer Banks, NC as number one in their list of the Top 10 Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA! (photo: US News and World Report)

US News World Report Ranks Outer Banks Best Family Beach Vacation

U.S. News and World Report recently released its list of the 10 Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA, giving the Outer Banks, North Carolina the No. 1 top spot! The site has this to...

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group has announced the seasonal temporary ORV beach closures starting on April 1, 2015 on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.

Cape Point Temporarily Closes ORV Beach Access

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] National Park Service Outer Banks Group Deputy Superintendent Mark Dowdle announced today the temporary off-road vehicle (ORV) access closure of the Cape Point area in accordance with the requirements of the...

The National Park Service Outer Banks Group has announced the seasonal temporary ORV beach closures starting on April 1, 2015 on Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.

National Park Service Announces Seasonal Hatteras, Ocracoke ORV Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] National Park Service Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac announced this week the temporary closing of seasonal ORV (off road vehicle) routes in front of village beaches will take place on...

The Outer Banks has been named one of the Top 5 East Coast Family Beach Destinations for 2014 by the ABC Travel Guide for Kids. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Kill Devil Hills Releases Beach Nourishment Video

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Kill Devil Hills has released a video to provide an informational overview of the Town’s proposed beach nourishment program, along with the history of beach erosion efforts in the community. The segment...

National Park Service announces pre-nesting beach closures on Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

National Park Service Announces Pre-Nesting Beach Closures

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] To protect breeding habitat for important shorebirds, Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff are implementing pre-nesting closures in several beach locations.  During the winter, staff conducted annual assessments of preferred breeding...

The Outer Banks has been named one of the Top 5 East Coast Family Beach Destinations for 2014 by the ABC Travel Guide for Kids. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Kill Devil Hills To Hold Public Hearing On Beach Nourishment

[twitter-follow screen_name=’obxe’ show_count=’yes’] Beach nourishment could finally be coming to Kill Devil Hills, if a proposed project is approved by the town’s Board of Commissioners. The next step in the process will be a...

Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue 2014

Kill Devil Hills Releases New Ocean Rescue Video

Kill Devil Hills has released a new town-produced 30-minute video that is like an Outer Banks episode of Cops crossed with Baywatch, aimed at educating beach goers about ocean safety. In the middle of...

Admiral Street public beach access in Nags Head is temporarily closed for outfall work.

Nags Head Outfall Work To Close Admiral St. Beach Access

Perhaps starting as early as today (February 16), the North Carolina Department of Transportation will be using the Admiral Street public beach access in Nags Head to stage equipment that will be used to...

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

National Park Service Begins Cape Hatteras Seashore Changes

Superintendent David Hallac announced today that Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) staff began the process in early January of reviewing and complying with recently passed legislation in the 2015 National Defense Authorization Act related...

Jennette's Pier in Nags Head, NC (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Trip Advisor Names Nags Head No. 2 Top U.S. Destination on the Rise

TripAdvisor announced its Travelers’ Choice Awards for the Top 10 Destinations on the Rise in the United States last month, ranking Nags Head, North Carolina at number 2 on the list, which highlights the...

The Outer Banks has been named one of the Top 5 East Coast Family Beach Destinations for 2014 by the ABC Travel Guide for Kids. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

ABC Travel Guide For Kids Names Outer Banks In Top 5 East Coast Family Beaches

The ABC Travel Guide for Kids recently released its picks of the Top 5 East Coast Family Beach Destinations for 2014, ranking the Outer Banks in 5th place! The article says of the area,...

A full moon over Hatteras Village, North Carolina on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. (photo by OBXentertainment.com)

Outer Banks Makes Dr. Beach Top 10 List Again

Cape Hatteras National Seashore has been named one of 2014’s “Ten Best Beaches in the United States” by Dr. Beach in his annual countdown. Also known as Stephen Leatherman, Dr. Beach is one of  America’s biggest influence makers...

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...

Koru Village buys Avon Pier property.

Koru Village Purchases Avon Pier Property

Driven by the mission of offering residents and visitors of Cape Hatteras unique experiences, Koru Village has expanded its adventure resort with the purchase of the Avon Pier property.  The five oceanfront acres that...

Outer Banks Travel Guide 2014

New Outer Banks Travel Guide Bridges Print and Digital

For the first time ever, the 2014 Outer Banks Official Travel Guide is illustrated exclusively in smart phone photography, employing a style and technology that staff of the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau hope visitors find both familiar and...

Atlantic Surfing Federation

Nags Head Hosts Atlantic Surfing Federation Contest

The fourth contest in the Atlantic Surfing Federation (ASF) 2012/2013 season is happening in Nags Head this weekend. The Atlantic Surfing Federation is a non-profit organization committed to promoting and implementing a modern, progressive surfing...

Ozzie Artz enjoys a day on the beach in Nags Head, NC.

Beach Nourishment Project Coming To Kill Devil Hills

The Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners voted this week to proceed with a $20 million beach widening project along the town’s oceanfront, using Nags Head’s successful beach nourishment project as a template. The proposed...