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36 THE WILD MUSTANGS OF COROLLA 66 PROTECTING The Story of Amadeo—A Mustang in Need of a BRIDGING OUR BARRIER ISLANDS Then and Now. Highlights Through the Years

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73 OUTER BANKS REAL ESTATE REVIVAL 112 THE Your Vacation Dream Home Awaits OUTER BANKS BEACHES GUIDE Find Your Perfect Outer Banks Beach

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CONTENTS

Departments 14 WELCOME

85 ON THE WATER

20 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

30 BEACH & BEYOND

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En Route to the Outer Banks Jockey’s Ridge State Park Hang Gliding Bridging the OBX Bike and Walking Paths Amazing Sites Roanoke Island Town of Manteo Town of Duck

53 2017 Swimsuit Fashions 55 Corolla 66 Corolla’s Historic Wild Horses

73 ACTIVITIES

72 Golf Guide 73 Beaches Guide 100 Treat Yourself

85 Dolphin Tours 88 Paddler’s Paradise 90 Fishing

95 SHOPPING 95 Shopping Guide 96 2017 Swimwear Trends

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105 Accommodations 106 OBX Overview Map 106 Places of Worship 108 Advertiser Index

112 OBX Real Estate Revival

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The Local’s Favorite for Fresh Seafood, Italian and Tasty Steaks Featuring Our World Famous Prime Rib plus Home Cooked Favorites and the Best Breakfast on the Beach!

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hen you first catch sight of The Jolly Roger, you might be unsure exactly what to think of it. Since its conversion from a gas station/grocery store to a restaurant in 1972, The Jolly Roger has been anything but your ordinary Outer Banks restaurant. “We’re eclectic, it’s crazy. You’ll not find another Jolly Roger; there’s no rhyme or reason to this place—and that’s what people love about it,” says owner Carol Ann Angelos. It’s been 33 years since Angelos took ownership of Jolly, and over the years she has experienced many changes, including three expansions and a renovation after Hurricane Isabel in 2003. Although the restaurant has gone through several changes over the years, Carol Ann’s style is unaltered. The restaurant decor is an eclectic blend of Christmas, pirate paraphernalia, aquatic murals, handmade boutique-style gifts and old-time movie posters. Almost as diverse as the restaurant itself is the food selection. The Jolly Roger is open year-round for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and they offer something for everyone. Breakfast favorites include the Eggs Benedict, pancakes and home fries—all made inhouse from fresh ingredients. Great lunch selections include burgers, NY diner sandwiches and even meatloaf. For dinner the restaurant offers a wide variety, from Italian, fresh seafood, steaks & prime rib. All of the restaurant’s sauces are house-made from scratch, and everything is taste-tested to ensure the absolute best quality food is being served.

When it comes to food specials, The Jolly Roger is simply unbeatable. Among the most popular are the daily Early Bird Specials. Topping the list, the Buy-One-GetOne Free Italian Specialties Dinner Entree, offered daily, followed by the World Famous Prime Rib Friday Nights for $12.95 with two sides, Saturday Night’s Lobster Mania offering two 1 pound lobsters with baked potato and coleslaw for only $29.95 as well as Lobster Mac and Cheese with lobster claws, also at the low price of $19.95! Specials truly are special at The Jolly, and you never need worry about sacrificing quality for price — even when the prices seem too good to be true. For those looking for entertainment, there’s always something fun happening here. During the winter they host live poker events, BuzzTime NTN with weekly tournaments and contests… plus nightly karaoke year-round, hosted by local’s favorite D.J. Hambone. Over the years, Angelos has encountered a bit of pressure from some customers to change her style and “fit in” to match the times. But she has

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Welcome Outer Banks

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see, so much to experience on the Outer Banks that it can seem overwhelming. We thought we would be helpful and put together a “best of list,” acknowledging that any list is purely subjective.

Best Surfing

For this we asked retired pro surfer and board shaper Jesse Fernandez. It wasn’t easy to get Jesse to focus on just a few places to surf. Two areas did stand out in his conversation, though, and they should give surfers a good opportunity to experience Outer Banks Surf.

Rodanthe Pier to about 1.5 miles north The wave action there has been consistent over time, and according to Jesse. “It hasn’t moved in years,” he said.

Almost Any Pier Piers cause sandbars to form so there tends to be wave action a little farther from the shore. Best waves will vary either north or south of piers depending on wind and current conditions.

Best Fishing

Who better to ask than Captain Billy Griggs who has been fishing Outer Banks waters for over 30 years? We didn’t ask about offshore fishing—although it’s been a banner year. Just some easy places to go where the fish seem to be biting.

Whalehead Club Boat Basin “There’s flounder all the way up there. Big mouth bass too,” Billy said. “A great place to take kids.” Ramp, Roanoke Isle, south of Washington Baum Bridge “The state built a boat ramp and fishing pier,” Billy said. “There always seems to be striper and spot there.”

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South Side of Oregon Inlet There’s parking, easy access and a shallow lagoon or small bay that’s very sheltered and perfect for kids to learn how to fish.

Best Beach

Best Outer Banks beach is one of those subjective choices that is almost impossible to make. A family with three hungry children may have different priorities than a couple on a romantic getaway or even a family with kids who are a little older and more self-sufficient. We’re going to organize our recommendations based on need.

Family with Small Children Nags Head to Kitty Hawk: This is the most built up area of the Outer Banks and there are lots of places for food and supplies. The beaches tend to be a bit narrower, but still very nice. The area around Jennette’s Pier has become an outstanding family beach. Worth Checking Out Coquina Beach, which is part of Cape Hatteras National Seashore at the south end of Nags Head. Lots of parking, restrooms and showers. There’s a whole line of dunes just waiting for a 10-year-old to explore. If it’s an all-day excursion, pack a picnic lunch.

Best Place for a Different Camera Shot

A camera, walking shoes or even a good pair of sandals, a little insect repellant is all you need to check out some unexpected places to take pictures of the Outer Banks.

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South side of Oregon Inlet The iconic shots of Oregon Inlet are almost always taken from the north spit. But for something different, cross the Bonner Bridge and turn into the parking lot just on the other side. There is a trail that leads past the old Lifesaving Service Station—take some pictures. Proceed to the beach, staying to the left of any marked areas. Go out to the spit of land. Lots of boat traffic, the Bonner Bridge is to the west, and offers great opportunities for pictures. Bodie Island Lighthouse The same builder who built Cape Hatteras Lighthouse built Bodie Island Lighthouse using the same materials and design, so Bodie Island is similar, just a little smaller. Resting on the edge Continued on page 18

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of a marsh bordering Roanoke Sound, the grounds surrounding Bodie Island are far more interesting than the area surrounding Cape Hatteras.

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t was the February of 1985. I was in the process of selling and compiling my first edition of “TravelHost of Hampton Roads,” a weekly in-room guide for the region’s hotel guests. I was making sales calls one day, which led me to a small ad agency, Fischer-Pile Advertising, in the Hilton Village section of Newport News. That’s when I met Jim Pile. Jim bought in to this new TravelHost concept and signed The Inn Place on as an advertiser for the inaugural issue. As a partner in the agency, Jim was quick to inform me that he was also a professional photographer. I soon signed him to photograph images for clients’ ads. Now, 32 years, hundreds of thousands of miles and millions of photographs later, Jim is retiring. You learn a lot about a man over 32 years. Many of our long-time customers know Jim very well, as he has been taking their photos year-in and year-out. But, Jim continuously surprised me with something new that I was learning about him for the first time. Here are a few things you may or may not know: Jim has a master’s degree in Film from Syracuse University. He loves his Orangeman basketball, even when they are losing. His undergraduate degree in Philosophy is from Gettysburg College in 1967. Jim is an ordained Methodist minister with a Master of Divinity from Drew Seminary in New Jersey. He occasionally fills the pulpit when needed, teaches Sunday School, sings bass in the choir, helps with Vacation Bible School and acts in numerous dinner theaters raising money for missions. Out of college, Jim was a Peace Corp Volunteer. Since 2000, Jim has been volunteering at KIDZ’NGRIEF, an organization dedicated to helping kids deal with grief and the loss of loved ones. He facilitates the middle school group at Mikey’s Camp. Jim is an accomplished magician and a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Order of Merlin. Part of his job description at VistaGraphics has required that a new trick be performed at our annual Christmas party and often a bonus trick at our summer sales meeting. He is an accomplished musician on the guitar, drum, saxophone and most any wind instrument you can imagine. He plays piano and violin. He has written close to 100 songs and has his own songbook. Our Christmas parties sometimes take advantage of his musical abilities as well. Jim once confided in me that he had just taken up photography shortly before we met, learning on VistaGraphics’ dime as we depended on him more and more. Looking back, I believe he must have been a fast learner because he delievered beautiful work from the very beginning. On top of everything else, Jim is an accomplished family man with three daughters, two stepdaughters, one stepson, three “in-law” children and 10 grandchildren. They all refer to him as a “Renaissance Man.” I couldn’t agree more. Jim, we’re all going to miss you, and we wish you a happy, healthy and well-deserved retirement.

Best Sunset

Whalehead Club The Whalehead Club in Corolla gets our nod for best sunset—especially for camera buffs—because there are so many possibilities for great shots on the grounds. There is the gazebo, the boathouse, the bridge and the way the sun colors the Whalehead Club as it sets. Worth multiple trips. HONORABLE MENTIONS   Duck Boardwalk—Unobstructed view across Currituck Sound, a couple of places to stop and have a bite to eat…not a bad way to spend an early evening. Jockey’s Ridge State Park—The highest natural dune on the East Coast, the view from the top is truly spectacular.

Best Birdwatching

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge There are times in the late fall and winter when there are so many snow geese in the Pea Island lagoons that the water is white. Best time for birdwatching is mid-October through April—and it is noisy. A fascinating and beautiful place at any time of the year Close Second: Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge Not properly part of the Outer Banks, ARNWR does share its US Fish & Wildlife Roanoke Island office with Pea Island. Best access is at Buffalo City, a dirt road about eight or nine miles past the end of the Virginia Dare Bridge. Not as many migratory waterfowl as Pea Island, but summer highlights a wide variety of species. Also, black bear and red wolves.

Most Surprising Fishing Village

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There are three traditional fishing villages left on the Outer Banks— Wanchese, Hatteras Village and Ocracoke. Of the three, Wanchese is by far the largest. However, the subject is “surprising” and under that heading the Hatteras Island village of Avalon is the winner. There’s not much left now of what was once a small but thriving fishing center, but the evidence is still there. Turn west onto Harbor Road at the light in Avon and follow the street to sound. There’s a ramshackle building at dock that is all that is left of the once center of the town’s economy. The dock is still used occasionally for commercial landings.


Best Downtown

Manteo—Not much competition here because Manteo is the only town on the Outer Banks that has a true downtown. Nonetheless, the waterfront area of Manteo is an absolute gem with sidewalk cafes,galleries and boutique shops. During the summer, be sure to check out First Friday, occurring on the First Friday of every month.

Best Place for Outdoor Music

Concerts on the Green, Town of Duck This was a tough decision, but we had to go with the Duck Town Park. The setting is absolutely sublime with a slightly raised grassy field forming an amphitheater around the performance stage.

HONORABLE MENTION goes to Roanoke Island Festival Park with its beautiful setting framed by Shallowbag Bay and Waterside Theatre which is the Lost Colony stage. Great outdoor setting and excellent sound quality.

Best Museum

There are not a lot of museums on the Outer Banks, but there are a few gems.

Best Place to Fly a Kite

Jockey’s Ridge State Park—a truly world-class site for flying a kite. With nothing to block the wind, there is almost always a breeze. The view is spectacular with the Atlantic Ocean rolling in from the east and Roanoke Sound to the west. In the summer, sandals or shoes are a must. The sand gets hot enough to burn the soles of unprotected feet.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum A small but fascinating museum just past the Ferry Terminal in Hatteras Village. Major exhibits include life on the Outer Banks during the Civil war and information about the excavation of Queen Anne’s Revenge. HONORABLE MENTION and a very close second-Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education located next to the Whalehead Club in Corolla. An excellent introduction to the history and environment of Currituck Sound. Includes one of the largest decoy collections in the world.

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Ongoing Summer Events PEA ISLAND FAMILY CANOE TOURS

May 26–Aug. 19: 80TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON OF THE LOST COLONY

This tour includes hands-on exploration of the marshes, islands and creeks of Pamlico Sound via New Inlet. Dates to be determined. 252-216-9464. FWS.gov/Refuge/Pea_Island/

YAPPY HOURS AT OUTER BARKS A weekly opportunity for canines and their human escorts to gather and enjoy each other’s company and some doggie delicacies. Outer Barks, Duck. Dates to be determined. 252-261-6279. OuterBarks.com

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A world-famous, outdoor drama which recounts the events that lead to the disappearance of the first English colonists. Closed on Sundays. Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. 252-473-6000. TheLostColony.org

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Ongoing Summer Events (continued) JUNE–SEPTEMBER: CAPE HATTERAS ANGLERS CLUB BINGO Every Wednesday features cash prizes for BINGO games and refreshments with proceeds going to scholarship programs and other non-profit organizations. 7 p.m. Cape Hatteras Anglers Club, Buxton. 252-995-4253.

JUNE 13–AUG. 8: CHILDREN’S INTERACTIVE THEATER Tuesday mornings will feature free interactive and informative shows presented by area attractions. Duck Amphitheater. 10 a.m. 252-255-1286. TownOfDuck.com

JUNE 20–AUG. 15: MOVIE ON THE SOUND Every Monday evening, bring the whole family for a memorable movie viewing experience under the stars. Town Green, Duck. 252-255-1286. TownOfDuck.com

JUNE 22–AUG. 24: CONCERT ON THE GREEN Every Thursday, this free evening concert series features some of the area’s best-known musical acts. Thursday evenings. 6:30 p.m. 252-255-1286. TownOfDuck.com

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June

3: 42ND DARE DAY FESTIVAL

Arts, crafts, entertainment and family fun bring the community and visitors together. 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Manteo Waterfront. 252-473-2133. TownOfManteo.com

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A full-fledged obstacle course and adventure race where athletes of all abilities crawl, climb and conquer obstacles. Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head. 252-255-6273. StormTheBeach.org

10-11: 35TH ANNUAL ROGALLO KITE FESTIVAL

Kitty Hawk Kites and friends will be displaying amazing 30–100 ft. kites—fly your own kite, free stunt kite lessons, kids’ kite coloring and more. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Nags Head. 877-359-8447. KittyHawk.com

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26-30: THE LOST COLONY’S THEATRE ARTS CAMP, SESSION I

A five-day camp for rising 1st graders–9-year-olds that provides children the opportunity to work with the cast members to explore their imagination and create a performance for family and friends. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. 252-473-2127. TheLostColony.org

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4: FREEDOM 5K, VETERANS MILE AND LITTLE

This is an autism/asperger’s awareness event held each summer that also provides children with an amazing experience and opportunity to surf. Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head. SurfingForAutism.org

All American family and community event in the spirit of American Independence. 7:30 a.m. Kill Devil Hills Town Hall. 252-489-8239. TheOBXRunningCompany.com

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4: 13TH ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY PARADE & COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

This exciting annual parade is followed by the Community Celebration at Duck Town Park. 9 a.m. 252-255-1286. TownOfDuck.com

10-14: THE LOST COLONY’S THEATRE ARTS CAMP, SESSION II

A five-day camp for rising 1st graders–9-year-olds that provides children the opportunity to work with the cast members to explore their imagination and create a performance for family and friends. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. 252-473-2127. TheLostColony.org

15-16: 39TH ANNUAL WRIGHT KITE FESTIVAL

Large kites will be on display throughout the weekend, plus guests can fly their own kites take a stunt and power kite flying lesson or bring the kids to the kite making station. 10 a.m. Wright Brother’s National Memorial. 877-359-8447. KittyHawk.com

18: VIRGINIA DARE FAIRE & VIRGINIA DARE BABY NIGHT

Celebrate the 430th birthday of Virginia Dare with events all day at Fort Raleigh National Park. 10 a.m. 252-473-2127. TheLostColony.org

August

31-4: THE LOST COLONY’S THEATRE ARTS CAMP, SESSION III

A five-day camp for ages 10–12 that provides children the opportunity to work with the cast members to explore their imagination and create a performance for family and friends. 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Waterside Theatre, Roanoke Island. 252-473-2127. TheLostColony.org

3: OUTER BANKS WATERMELON FESTIVAL

The festival features tons of fun activities for kids and parents like the dunk tank, face painting, food vendors, music and of course, tons of watermelon! 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, Nags Head. 877-359-8447. KittyHawk.com

6: 16TH ANNUAL OBX SANDBAR 5K

Set on the sands in front of the historic “Old Station” public bathhouse, this race raises funds to help those with debilitating diseases and families in crisis. 7:30 a.m. Beach Access Milepost 4.5, Kitty Hawk. 252-261-2004. OuterBanksReliefFoundation.com

12: SURFING FOR AUTISM MEET AND GREET

This will include various activities for children to enjoy. Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head. 5:30–8:30 p.m. 252-202-3017. SurfingForAutism.org

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September

6-7: THE OBX ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL

This annual show features a superb variety of creations from Outer Banks artists whose specialties include painting, pottery, jewelry, photography, basketry, glasswork, collage, metalwork and more. Hilton Garden Inn, Kitty Hawk. 252-441-1850.

16-17: DAY AT THE DOCKS

This event celebrates the “Spirit of Hatteras,” and includes a Chowder Cookoff, demonstrations, crab races, a boat parade and more. HatterasOnMyMind.com.

16-17: OUTER BANKS TRIATHLON

Two days of inspiration, excitement and relationships as individual athletes and relay teams exhibit various ranges of skill and expertise. Manteo. 252-255-6273. OuterBanksTriathlon.com

17-23: EASTERN SURFING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Eastern Surfing Association (ESA) contests are organized at the grassroots, district level on a year-round basis. Jennette’s Pier, Nags Head. 252-255-1501. SurfESA.org

October

4-7: 2017 BLUEGRASS ISLAND FESTIVAL

This annual event draws huge crowds looking to hear the best mountain music by the sea. Roanoke Festival Park, Manteo. 252-423-3039. BluegrassIsland.com

7: OINK & OYSTER ROAST

Enjoy fun times with great people eating fresh oysters, homemade BBQ and crabs plus all the fixin’s. Noon–4 p.m. Longboards Island Grill, Kitty Hawk. 252-489-9198. OinkAndOyster.org

7-8: DUCK JAZZ FESTIVAL

Enjoy live music from a variety of jazz performers on two stages at this non-ticketed festival. Duck Town Park. 252-255-1286. TownOfDuck.com

17-22: WINGS OVER WATER WILDLIFE FESTIVAL

This six-day event is an opportunity to explore this land of wildlife enchantment through nearly 100 programs in themes ranging from birding to paddling to photography, history and more. 252-216-9464. WingsOverWater.org

21: OUTER BANKS SEAFOOD FESTIVAL

A fun and educational experience promoting, honoring and celebrating the area’s seafood heritage and community. 6800 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head. 252-441-8144. OuterBanksSeafoodFestival.org


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27-28: BLACKBEARD’S PIRATE JAMBOREE Help celebrate a unique piratical heritage with a weekend of swashbuckling fun. Ocracoke. 252-928-6711. OcracokeVillage.com

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28: HARVEST HAYDAY

This event combines all the colors, flavors and fun of fall—including scarecrow stuffing, face painting, crafts, hay bale maze, hay rides through Gardens, music, hot cider, pumpkin pie and bonfires to warm your heart. 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo. 252-473-3234. ElizabethanGardens.org

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After finishing the Outer Banks Marathon, you will have run one of the most beautiful parts of the East Coast. Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head & Manteo. 252-255-6273. OuterBanksMarathon.com

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Join The Elizabethan Gardens for the opening celebration of WinterLights, with festive food and drinks in the “Embellished” Hall, cozy fire pits on the Great Lawn as well as seasonal gift shop and plant sales. Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo. 252-473-3234. ElizabethanGardens.org

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Imagine over one million lights transforming the Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland complete with floral creations and traditional holiday decorations. Check website to confirm that the Gardens are open. 6–9 p.m. Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo. 252-473-3234. ElizabethanGardens.org

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This annual event features holiday musical favorites, Santa’s arrival on the Duck Fire Truck and the lighting of the Town Crab Pot Tree. Duck. 252-255-1286. TownOfDuck.com

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Gather at the exact site at the exact time as the historic flight to remember. 8:30 a.m. Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills. 252-441-1903. FirstFlight.org


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TBD: RUNNING OF THE LEPRECHAUNS 5K & 10K

Every St. Paddy’s Day weekend join in for this fun, green and grand race. Nags Head. 252-255-6273. OBXSE.org

TBD: ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

An Outer Banks celebration that revolves around family fun, and encompasses the best of the Outer Banks’, and Irish, spirit. Nags Head. OuterBanks.com

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Annual Wright Kite Festival Bluegrass Island Festival Duck Jazz Festival Outer Banks Marathon Winter Lights Grand Illumination

An Outer Banks celebration that revolves around family fun, and encompasses the best of the Outer Banks’, and Irish, spirit. 252-207-5092. OBXTasteOfTheBeach.com

April 2018

TBD: OUTER BANKS BIKE WEEK

Miles of new terrain, incredible views and lots of bike-friendly businesses welcoming two-wheel guests. Harbinger. 252-338-8866. OuterBanksHD.com

TBD: FLYING PIRATE HALF MARATHON

Get dressed up for this fun, well-organized race where pirates rule. Kitty Hawk. 252-255-6273. FlyingPirateHalfMarathon.com

TBD: DUCK & WINE FESTIVAL

Enjoy some refreshing libations and food at this fun event where local restaurants showcase their creative talents. Duck. OuterBanks.com Events are subject to change. We have provided the most accurate information available at press time. Please call ahead and confirm dates and times prior to making your plans.

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raveling to the remote Outer Banks of North Carolina always makes for a fulfilling vacation. While boat access via the Intracoastal Waterway and air travel by charter plane are viable options, most visitors arrive by car, so it’s important to choose which route is best for you. The southern route is undoubtedly the most relaxing way, since it takes advantage of the North Carolina Ferry System. For those coming from the southern beaches of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, the Cedar Island Ferry carries you through the same waters that Blackbeard once sailed, landing on Ocracoke Island after a tranquil 2 1/4-hour trip. The final leg of this route takes you through the picturesque Cape Hatteras National Seashore after a short, free ferry ride to the tip of Hatteras Island. The northern route from Virginia has been improved in recent years with the widening of Route 168. Venture across one of the “Seven Engineering Wonders of the World” via the Chesapeake Bay

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very popular and today the sport is pursued by thousands of people in the United States alone. The origins of hang gliding can be traced back to the 1950s, when Francis Rogallo (1912–2009) decided there must be a way for the general public to experience the joy of flying. At the time, he was working for what would eventually be called NASA, and although they would not allow him to pursue his theory as an official project, they did authorize him to work on his concept on his own time. With the help of his wife Gertrude, Rogallo designed a flexible wing that could be steered and could glide forward through the air as it descended. All future hang gliders would be based on Rogallo’s patented design, giving him worldwide recognition as the “Father of Hang Gliding.” He was revered not only by all hang glider pilots, but also by the entire aviation community.

Thousands of people a year flock to Jockey’s Ridge to understand what it felt like for the Wright Brothers, Rogallo and others to take their first flight. The most common flights on the dunes are training flights (short flights from the top of the hill to the bottom). Jockey’s Ridge’s resident hang gliding school, Kitty Hawk Kites Flight School, which is the largest hang gliding school in the world, offers these training flights daily. Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly on Jockey’s Ridge since 1974. The school has contributed to hang gliding history as the host to the longest running hang gliding competition, the Hang Gliding Spectacular, held on Jockey’s Ridge each May. Just as the dunes saw the dreams of Rogallo come to life, the dreams of thousands of people each year come true as their feet pull away from the earth and they glide over the sands of Jockey’s Ridge.

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uesday March 8, 2016 was an uncharacteristic Outer Banks day. Everyone remembers the adage about the month coming in like a lion and out like a lamb. Some old timers even remember the incomparable Ash Wednesday Storm of March 7 and 8, 1962, that lashed the Outer Banks and the Eastern Seaboard 54 years ago. However, in 2016, March 8 was unseasonably mild. Coupled with the late winter sunshine, the day provided the perfect backdrop for the groundbreaking of construction on a new bridge across Oregon Inlet. The first bridge over that dynamic body of water, the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, was completed in 1963, and carried cars, campers and commercial vehicles between Hatteras and Bodie islands decades longer than intended. Talk of a replacement has been ongoing for years, but discrepancies about the path it should take and lawsuits to protect natural areas stunted the project for over a decade. If all goes according to schedule, motorists should be crossing Oregon Inlet on the new span in late 2018. The estimated cost of the structure, which will be built to the west of the original bridge, is a cool $246 million. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, the new structure will be built with “high-durability concrete, stainless reinforcing steel and other engineering features,” that should allow for a 100-year lifespan. Additionally, the new bridge will allow safer passage for watercraft underneath the 2.8-mile arch that will rise to 189-feet at its highest point. The original Oregon Inlet bridge was built to replace a state-operated ferry service which could only accommodate 2000 cars per day. Travelers were eager to visit the Cape Hatteras National Seashore that was formally established in 1957. Ugly backups at the ferry’s loading docks were fodder for nasty footnotes in vacation travelogues, especially when cars were stranded on Hatteras Island when the service ended for the night. But the traffic situation at the inlet was only growing in sync with the popularity of the Outer Banks.

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Wanchese native Toby Tillet can be credited with starting the first permanent ferry service across Oregon Inlet. According to the late author and historian David Stick, Tillet began in 1924 with a vessel that could take 2 cars at a time, but as the years went by his ferries grew in size and capacity. Of special note was his method of loading and unloading the vehicles. “He put a landing ramp on the bow that could be raised or lowered by one man with the aid of chains and pulleys. When coming in for a landing, Tillet would ram the bow of his ferry against the shore at whatever he considered the best spot on that particular day, then lower the ramp and guide the drivers as they backed onto the sandy beach.” The state took over the route in the 1950s. The first bridge took over a year and a half to complete and cost $4 million. It officially opened to traffic November 20, 1963, however the formal dedication did not take place until the following spring on May 2, to coincide with the onslaught of the vacation season. Following a mandate from the citizens of the state, especially those residing in the northeast section, the North Carolina Highway Commission named the bridge for Herbert C. Bonner, from Washington, North Carolina, an “unselfish public servant who has loyally served his district as congressman for many years.” Bonner indeed looked out for citizens’ interests for over 40 years. First as secretary and aid to Congressman Lindsay Warren, and then after Warren became comptroller of the United States during the Roosevelt administration, Bonner was elected to Warren’s former congressional seat, a position he held from 1940 until his death in 1965. In that capacity, he worked tirelessly to ensure federal funds for the bridge were ponied up alongside those allocated by the state. Probably the most memorable event in the history of the Bonner Bridge took place on a dark and stormy morning – October 26, 1990— when the dredge, Northerly Isle, broke loose from its mooring and knocked out a 369-foot section of the bridge disrupting power service and stranding residents and guests on Hatteras Island. The event was quickly known locally as the day when “the ship hit the span.

Ground breaking of construction to replace the Barrier Bridge spanning from South Nags Had to Hatteras Island began in March of 2016. At an estimated cost of $246 million, the new bridge is scheduled to open in late 2018.


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Bridge Highlights Through the Years 1928  The Outer Banks first bridge is built across Roanoke Sound connecting Roanoke Island and Nags Head. Dare County commissioner Washington Baum had county bonds sold to pay for a portion of the project which was questioned by some residents. In order to save money on construction, an old trestle from a bridge in the logging town of Buffalo City on the mainland is used as the swing span portion. September 27, 1930  The Wright Memorial Bridge between mainland Currituck County and Kitty Hawk opens for traffic. At noon, an eight-car procession makes its way across the wooden span. The first ticket is purchased by Elizabeth City’s Frank Dawson. More than one thousand cars cross the bridge in the next ten days. April 25, 1957  The William B. Umstead Bridge is dedicated in conjunction with the Dare Coast Pirate’s Jamboree, a springtime celebration loaded with events to draw visitors to the area before Memorial Day. The concrete span crosses Croatan Sound and connects Roanoke Island’s north end with the fishing village of Mann’s Harbor on the Dare County mainland and is named for the North Carolina governor who appropriated money for the bridge, but died in office shortly afterwards.

worked diligently to expand opportunity in the region, hosts the opening ceremonies.

October 12, 1962  A ceremony is held to name the “new” Roanoke Sound Bridge, completed in 1954, the Washington F. Baum Bridge to honor of the former Dare County Commissioner who spearheaded a drive to have the original Roanoke Sound Bridge constructed. November 5, 1966  Governor Terry Sanford is one of the many guests who speak at the

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May 10, 1995  A second span of the Wright Memorial Bridge is opened allowing for increase flow of cars to and from the Outer Banks. The new span carries traffic westbound and is 12 feet higher and 4 feet wider than the eastbound span built in the 1960s.

August 18, 2002  (BELOW) Andy Griffith, North Carolina governor Michael Easley and their spouses lead the procession across the new Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge in Griffith’s maroon 1935 Packard convertible. Motorcycles, vintage vehicles and cars and trucks carrying local dignitaries and organizations follow. In the southern span, walkers and bike riders make their way west at a slower pace. At five miles long, it is the longest bridge in North Carolina.

May 10, 1962  The Lindsay C. Warren Bridge across the Alligator River is dedicated. Now, motorists can drive from Manteo to Murphy, North Carolina near the Tennessee border on U.S. Highway 64, the state’s longest highway. The Southern Albemarle Association, an organization that

The only way off of Hatteras Island was by the southern route which involved a ferry trip across Hatteras Inlet to Ocracoke Island, and then an additional ferry ride to Cedar Island or Swan Quarter. Within two days as many as 600 cars were in a line six miles long for a 36 hour wait to leave Ocracoke. Temporary ferry service was activated across Oregon Inlet until bridge repairs were completed in February the following year. In addition to replacing the Bonner Bridge over Oregon Inlet, the North Carolina De-

dedication of the new concrete and steel Wright Memorial Bridge, built to replace the original wooden structure across the Currituck Sound. The event concludes with a fish fry.

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partment of Transportation will also build a new bridge over the washout section at Pea Island at the site of the former Ranger Station, and a two and a half mile span (called a “jug handle” due to its shape) over the Pamlico Sound. With the new Oregon Inlet Bridge underway, NCDOT can now focus on another pressing project — the long talked-about mid-county bridge that will connect mainland Currituck and the Corolla area with a two-lane seven-mile span across Currituck

Sound. Although state funds were allocated for the project beginning in FY 2017, the start date is still to be determined. Sarah Downing has written extensively about North Carolina’s storied Outer Banks. After living on the wind-swept shores for thirty years, she traded the coast for the mountains. Sarah now writes in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains from her home outside of Asheville, North Carolina.


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BIKE & WALKING PATHS BY KIP TABB The Outer Banks is an outdoor delight. Away from its world-famous beaches, there are multi-use paths beneath old growth trees and hiking trails of surprising and exquisite beauty.

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Administrative offices (Jointly administered with Alligator River NWR) 100 Conservation Way • Manteo, NC 27954 With spectacles of a verdant salt marsh and sound, the island is constantly in a state of change. Visitor’s Center is approximately two miles south of Bonner Bridge.

MULTI-USE PATHS

There are interconnected multi-use paths in Dare County from the north end of Duck at Sanderling to the intersection of Old Oregon Inlet Road and NC12 in South Nags Head. There is also a multi-use path on the north end of Roanoke Island and in the Tri-Villages of Rodanthe, Salvo and Waves. In Corolla, the Currituck County have a multi-use path from the Whalehead in Historic Corolla to the county’s southern beach access. Located in Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk, this casual multi-use path connect residential areas with the ocean and the sound. Provides access to several beach locations and the Wright Brothers Memorial Bikeway. Maps are available from the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce.

SURPRISING PLACES WORTH A LOOK JOCKEY’S RIDGE STATE PARK has a trail that loops around the north end of the dune to the sound. SANDY RUN PARK on the Woods Road in Kitty Hawk features a 1-mile loop trail around wetlands and marsh—an outstanding introduction for young legs to the outdoors. NAGS HEAD TOWN PARK has a picnic area, restrooms and trail that connect to the south end of Nags Head Woods.

Amazing Sites Must See Sites for All Outer Banks Visitors

CAPE HATTERAS LIGHTHOUSE Climb the 257 steps of the tallest brick lighthouse in the country and one of the nation’s well-known landmarks. Open for climbing early April to mid-October. The former keeper’s quarters serve as a visitors’ center and a museum highlighting the island’s maritime history and is open year-round. Located on NC-12 at Buxton. 252-995-4474.

CAPE HATTERAS NATIONAL SEASHORE Dedicated in 1953, Cape Hatteras National Seashore was the country’s first national seashore and remains one of the most popular. Stretching 75 miles along the Outer Banks from Nags Head to Ocracoke, the national seashore attracts beachgoers, fishermen, lighthouse lovers, birdwatchers and a host of other visitors, drawn by the peace and serenity of the unique barrier island chain. Entrance at intersection of US-63 and NC-12. 252-473-2111.

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Built in 1874, this is the most complete site of remaining lifesaving stations in North Carolina. Learn about the history of the building and the lifesaving service through artifacts, interpretive exhibits, public tours, reenactments and more. Located off of NC-12 in the village of Rodanthe. Open April–November. 252-987-1552.

The Pine Island Sanctuary and Audubon Center offers kayak tours through the marshes during the spring and summer. You can also explore their two-mile nature trail. Visit PineIsland.Audubon.org for more information. 300 Audubon Drive, Corolla. 252-453-0603.

CURRITUCK BEACH LIGHTHOUSE Located in Corolla, the lighthouse stands at 158 feet, and visitors can climb the 214 steps to the top for a panoramic view. Visit the historic lighthouse keeper’s house, outhouse and storage building. Open daily March 14–Nov. 26, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. 1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla. 252-453-4939.

THE WHALEHEAD IN HISTORIC COROLLA The mansion was the most famous of Currituck County’s hunt clubs. Wealthy industrialist Edward C. Knight built the historic landmark in the 1920s for

approximately $400,000. Self-guided and standard tours are available year-round. 1100 Club Road, Corolla. 252-453-9040.

WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MEMORIAL Discover a full-scale reproduction of the original plane, information services, exhibits, talks on the history of the Wright Brothers, the Wrights’ 1902–1903 camp buildings, reproductions and much more. Open year-round. 252-441-7430.

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DUCK PIER RESEARCH STATION Research pier operated by Army Corps of Engineers, studying the effects of beach erosion and storms. Includes gazebo visual displays and unique vehicle called CRAB, or Coastal Research Amphibious Buggy. Ninety-minute walking and guided tours offered. Located north of Duck in northern Dare County. 252-261-3511.

OUTER BANKS CENTER FOR WILDLIFE EDUCATION The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education in Corolla provides visitors with the opportunity to learn about northeastern North Carolina’s rich natural history and heritage. The center houses an exhibit gallery, an auditorium, a museum store, a large decoy collection and a 12,000-gallon aquarium. Educational programs for all ages are also offered on a daily basis. Located at Historic Corolla Park. 252-453-0221.

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oanoke Island is like no place else on the Outer Banks. Only a five minute drive from Nags Head, this small island in the sound is only eight miles long and two miles wide. Two communities call this island home—the town of Manteo and the quiet fishing village of Wanchese. Although small, there is so much to do here that you will have to plan an extended stay just to fit it all in. Water activities, small town shops, rich historical destinations and delicious dining are just a few of the must-do activities that will fill your days on Roanoke Island. Although a popular visitor destination, Roanoke Island’s history starts in the 16th century. The first English colony, later dubbed “The Lost Colony,” was attempted right here. This is the location of Sir Walter Raleigh’s doomed efforts to settle in the New World. The mystery of the colonists who disappeared from this area leaving only

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the cryptic message “Croatoan” carved into a post is still pet the slippery skin of a stingray, enjoy the antics of river discussed and pondered to this day. otters and learn more about the museum’s efforts at sea turtle rehabilitation. There’s also a replica of the famed Your journey through Roanoke Island can start by Civil War, ironclad warship, the USS Monitor. If you want experiencing this rich and mysterious history. Head over to beat the crowds, try planning your aquarium trip for to Roanoke Island Festival Park. This 25-acre attraction early in the week. Experience more of the maritime history is an interactive historic experience your whole family of the region by heading to the Roanoke Island Maritime will love. Walk aboard the Elizabeth II, a 16th century Museum. Be sure to visit the quaint Roanoke Marshes representative ship where you can learn about this Lighthouse, a replica reminiscent of an older era on the era from the costumed crew who will let you swab the Outer Banks. decks, raise the anchor and set a course for adventure of historic proportions. Explore the Native American These attractions are an amazing part of what makes and English settlements and learn interesting facts at Roanoke Island so special, but don’t leave it at that! the Roanoke Be sure to head Adventure to the town of Museum. Manteo for a As the nation’s premier and longest-running fun filled day of To continue outdoor symphonic drama, strolling, shopyour historic ping and dining! experience, Get up early and head to the Fort take advantage Raleigh Naof the Manteo tional Historic Farmer’s Market. Site—a 513acre nationally Then stroll down protected area to the waterfront The Lost Colony proudly celebrates that honors the boardwalk in its 80th Anniversary. history of these Historic Downearly settlers. town Manteo. Explore the historic trail, stop for lunch in the picnic area Stop at quaint stores with great shopping finds or and extend your education at the onsite museum. After pop in to a local art gallery where you’ll see some you and your family have learned the history, head to of the amazing local talent. When you get hungry, delicious restaurants abound, some located right the Waterside Theater, located within the historic site, to on the waterfront. Be sure to attend one of Manteo’s see the past come alive! The Lost Colony outdoor drama special events like the weekly craft market and live is one of the longest running outdoor dramas in the music the first Friday of every month. United States. With over 100 actors, dancers, singers and technicians, you’ll see why this exciting show When you’ve had your fill of crowds, get into nature! is a must for any visitor. Also located in Fort Raleigh Roanoke Island boasts beautiful nature trails and there National Historic Site is the Elizabethan Gardens, are tons of places to walk or hike in the great outdoors elaborate gardens fit for a queen! The gardens were throughout the island. Be sure to get out on the water created at the site of the first English colony to serve as well—dolphin tours, parasailing, kayaking, crabbing as a place of education, enjoyment and beauty. and more can all be found here. After you’re done exploring the past, why not dive With history and culture around every corner, into the deep blue sea? The waters of the Outer Banks, Roanoke Island is a charming daytrip destination. known as the “Graveyard of the Atlantic,” are at your Explore the scenic streets, parks and attractions, and fingertips. At the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke allow yourself to indulge in the slower pace of life. Do Island, see the largest group of sharks in North Carolina, as the locals do—just relax.


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Walk along the boardwalk of Shallowbag Bay and imagine the first English settlers sailing by. Admire the Elizabeth II moored at her homeport across the bay at Roanoke Island Festival Park. Take a kayak tour, paddleboard lesson or let the kids enjoy a pirate tour for a day full of surprises and treasures. For those traveling without the kids, treat yourself to a brewery or distillery tour! There are plenty of gift shops and dress shops to browse through along with art galleries and specialty shops that are packed full with a variety of trendy apparel, jewelry, local arts and crafts and other unique items that will remind you of your trip to Manteo. The dining scene offers everything from a hot dog vendor to a world-class restaurant and everything in between, such as classic comfort food and international cuisine. No matter where you choose to eat, downtown Manteo offers something for everyone’s taste buds! Be sure to like Town of Manteo on Facebook for things to do, event details, town information and more!

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The Town of Duck offers a perfect spot to gather with friends or enjoy peaceful interaction with nature along Duck’s pedestrian trail and boardwalk. Known for its family-friendly beach, beautiful sunsets, outdoor events, one-of-a-kind shops, galleries, fine dining and welcoming atmosphere, Duck is the hidden gem of the Outer Banks and a true sound to sea community.

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The Duck Town Park features 11 acres of natural beauty including trails through the maritime forest and willow swamp, open green space, soundside views and access to the Duck Boardwalk. Park amenities include an amphitheater, public kayak/canoe launch, playground, dog-friendly water fountain, picnic shelter and Town Green. The Duck Boardwalk can be accessed from the park and other locations throughout the commercial Village. Please see the map on page 48 for details. The Duck Boardwalk extends nearly a mile along the Currituck Sound. Enjoy beautiful views, a variety of wildlife, visit our unique retail establishments and restaurants, or just enjoy the serenity. Rules for park and boardwalk usage are posted throughout the park and at townofduck.com

BEACH NOURISHMENT A limited section (1.7 miles) of beach in Duck will undergo nourishment from mid-late May to late July (dates are subject to change). This is part of a larger project taking place throughout Dare County to help preserve the beaches that we all love. During the project, a progress map and updates will be available at www.MoreBeachtoLove.com. For town–specific beach nourishment project history, timeline, FAQ’s, and updates, visit www.townofduck.com.

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FREE FAMILY EVENTS All events, except for the 4th of July parade, are held at the Duck Town Park located at 1200 Duck Road. Rain may cause events to be moved into the Town Meeting Hall or cancelled, check townofduck.com for updates. Events are free and open to the public; however, some events, like the Magic Show, may require advance tickets for entry. Picnics and coolers are welcome. Beach umbrellas and tents are not permitted within the Town Park. Facilities are smoke-free.


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YOGA ON THE GREEN

June 13 – Sept. 5 • 7:30 a.m. • Excludes July 4. Yoga class for all ages and skill levels led by Duck Village Yoga. Bring water and a mat or towel. Presented by Village Realty.

CHILDREN’S INTERACTIVE THEATER June 13 – August 8 Excludes July 4. 10:00 a.m. Amphitheater

Interactive shows presented by the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island or The Lost Colony. Enjoy live animals, participate on stage, and have fun while learning. Programs change weekly. See website for details.

MOVIES ON THE SOUND Movies begin at sunset • Town Green

Presented by Children @ Play and the Town of Duck. Bring the family for a memorable movie experience under the stars. Movies may change due to availability, and will be announced on townofduck.com. June 20 – Pete’s Dragon (2016) June 27 – The Secret Life of Pets July 11 – Fox and the Hound July 18 – Lilo and Stitch July 25 – Finding Dory August 1 – The Wizard of Oz August 8 – Free Willy August 15 – The Little Mermaid

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DYNAMIC FLOW ON THE GREEN June 14 – September 6 • 7:30 a.m.

A natural, practical and playful calisthenics workout for the amateur and the athlete with local trainer DL Althoff.

OBXTREME MAGIC SHOW Starring World-Renowned Illusionist Clive Allen June 28 – August 2 • 9:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. August 9 & 16 • 9:30 a.m.

Gates open 20 minutes before show time for this popular family-friendly show. Although free, the show requires advanced tickets for all attendees. Tickets are available (limit: six per person) at Kellogg’s Supply Co. in Duck beginning at 7:00 a.m. Monday the week of the show (at 1201 Duck Rd. across from Town Park). Tickets go fast so arrive at Kellogg’s early!

Thursdays

CONCERT ON THE GREEN June 22 – August 24 • 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A variety of live music. Thanks to support from sponsor 99.1 The Sound. Bring blankets or chairs. Coolers, picnics, children and dogs are welcome. Performers may change, check townofduck.com for updates.

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BOARDWALK AND PARK RULES •Bicycles must be walked or left at bicycle racks. •Skateboards, roller blades, and motorized vehicles are prohibited. •Pets must be on a leash. Owners must clean up after their pet; special receptacles are located in the park and on the boardwalk. •Smoking is not permitted on the boardwalk, in the park or at any town facilities. •Fish and crab in designated areas only. A North Carolina fishing license is required. •Swimming, wading, diving or otherwise entering the Currituck Sound from the shoreline, boardwalk, or boat pier that is not related to the launching, docking,or rescuing of authorized watercraft, is prohibited. •Watercraft may be tied to the public boat slips for short-period

use, not to exceed four hours. The public boat slips are located at the north and south ends of the boardwalk. •The launch area in the park should only be used for canoes, kayaks,and stand up paddle boards. •Hunting, chasing, feeding or otherwise harassing wildlife in the park and along the boardwalk is prohibited. •Open fires and the use of grills or other cooking devices is prohibited. •Footwear is required. •Boardwalk system is designed for passive use and cannot be reserved. Town-sponsored events take precedence over all other uses. •Town park and boardwalk areas may not be reserved for weddings. For a complete list of rules, visit TownOfDuck.com.

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ANNUAL EVENTS 13TH ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY PARADE

Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 • Parade begins at 9 a.m. Parade Route: The one-mile parade route begins at the crest of the hill on Scarborough Lane going towards the ocean, continues down Ocean Way, and then turns onto Christopher Drive. No part of the Parade is on Duck Road (NC 12). Arrive early and move away from Duck Road for best viewing. Walk to the Town Green for a community celebration following the parade with live music by Just Playn’ Dixieland, cold refreshments and the awarding of parade trophies.

ROTATING ART SHOWS IN DUCK TOWN HALL The Town of Duck invites you to celebrate local art on display in the conference room of the Duck Town Hall, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. Make plans to attend opening receptions held at the start of each show. For details visit townofduck.com.

“Lost and Found: Explorations in Mixed Media” Works by Fay Davis Edwards May 6 – July 27 Opening Reception: Saturday, May 13, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

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“Creating Without Limits” Photography by Anne Parsons August 2 – October 26

Opening Reception: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 5 – 7:00 p.m.

Paintings by Brad Price November 2 – January 26, 2018 Opening Reception: Saturday, Nov. 4, 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

7TH ANNUAL YULETIDE CELEBRATION Saturday, December 2, 2017

A town-wide celebration of yuletide cheer! Join us for live music, the lighting of the crab pot tree, and a special appearance by Duck Santa. Additional town events may be added throughout the year. Check the events calendar at TownOfDuck.com for updates.

THE DUCK JAZZ FESTIVAL The Duck Jazz Festival presented by PNC brings high quality jazz performers from around the nation to the

Town of Duck for this annual special event held on Columbus Day weekend. The public is invited to attend this free, non-ticketed festival taking place at the Duck Town Park October 7-8. Events are being planned for the weekend both at the Duck Town Green and at individual businesses throughout Duck Village. In 2017, a new community concert takes place on Saturday, October 7, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. featuring guitarist Frank Vignola joined by Vinny Raniolo followed by a live jazz jam on Saturday evening. As in the past, enjoy a full day of jazz on two stages in the Duck Town Park on Sunday, October 8. This year’s festival artists include Frank Vignola, Davina & The Vagabonds, Marquis Hill Blacktet, Robert Jospé Express Trio, The Rad Trads and more. For details on this year’s performers and events, visit duckjazz.com, follow Duck Jazz Festival on Facebook and Twitter and use #duckjazz on your posts and pictures!

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a large hunt club mansion on the sound. The club featured one of only a few basements on the Outer Banks, which was constructed by building the basement on level ground, then dredging a moat around the structure and pushing the fill around the basement. The resulting island became known as “Corolla Island” and housed an additional three levels, built in the art nouveau style of the period. The home has cork floors, Tiffany-designed wall sconces, crystal and china, 18-inch walls with steel-reinforced beams, hot and cold running fresh and salt water, a copper roof, five stately brick chimneys and so much more. Building materials were barged from Elizabeth City and cost $385,000. It took three years to build Corolla Island. The Knights used the club to entertain their northern friends and many distinctive guests, including Theodore Roosevelt. Having no descendants, the club’s ownership was transferred to Ray T. Adams in 1940. The renamed Whalehead went through a series of uses,

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the first few days after his rescue. Rather than panic over being blind, in a stall and surrounded by humans, Amadeo quickly adapted to his new situation and allowed himself to be taken care of. He accepted that humans were there to help, and after recovering from the fight, he settled into his new life with grace and dignity.

The Corolla Wild Horse Fund’s mission is to protect, conserve and responsibly manage the herd of wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs roaming freely on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks, and to promote the continued preservation of this land as a permanent sanctuary for horses designated as the State Horse and defined as a cultural treasure by the state of North Carolina. This is a huge task for a tiny nonprofit! It is the only nonprofit organization (incorporated as a 501(c)3 in 2001) in the country that manages a herd of wild horses. All other herds are under the jurisdiction of the federal government, or not managed at all. While the wild herd may be the most visible aspect of CWHF’s mission, there is a lot more that goes into protecting and advocating for the horses; often, these things are not seen by the general public. CWHF maintains a rescue facility on the Currituck mainland which at any time houses up to ten horses in various stages of rehabilitation. While the Fund never wants to remove a horse from the beach, sometimes it is necessary due to illness, injury or habituation (the horse has become too comfortable with and/or is seeking out human interaction). When

this happens, the horse is safely captured and transferred to the farm, where the any necessary treatment for illness, rehabilitation and the process of gentling begins. CWHF boasts a nationwide adoption program, as well as a thriving horse sponsorship fund. Over 60 horses have been adopted out to loving families over the past decade. Rescued horses are nursed back to health and then halter and saddle trained (if appropriate) before being placed for adoptions. In certain special cases like Amadeo, the horse may spend the rest of his or her life at the Fund’s farm. The same traits that encouraged Amadeo to adapt quickly to his new domestic life have also helped with his training. Though blind, Amadeo can be led anywhere and even trailered off the farm to different events. He’s an excellent ambassador for his breed and an integral part of the Fund’s education program. The 2017 season will be Amadeo’s first time participating in “Meet a Mustang,” a weekly event held at the museum store in Corolla and at other venues across the Outer Banks and Currituck mainland.

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Here are a few sites you’ll want to take in while visiting Historic Corolla Park: Whalehead in Historic Corolla Whalehead in Historic Corolla is a 1920s era Art Nouveau architectural masterpiece and the centerpiece of what has now come to be called Historic Corolla Park. Whalehead’s intriguing past is steeped in the 1920s lifestyle of its patriarch and matriarch, Edward Collins Knight Jr. and his wife, Marie Louise Lebel Bonat Knight. The Knights shared a passion for waterfowl hunting, so when Mrs. Knight was not allowed membership into the all-male hunt clubs, her husband had the majestic 21,000-square-foot “mansion by the sea” constructed for his bride. Tours and exhibits are offered daily. The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education has an 8,000-gallon aquarium, models of hunting and fishing boats, a duck blind, a million-dollar decoy collection, an auditorium, and what many visitors especially like — what’s waiting outside. The Center sits between the ocean and the Currituck Sound, water that helped put the area on the map for waterfowl hunting at the turn of the 20th century to the present day. Offering a well-rounded bounty of both wildlife and history, visit and enjoy crabbing off the dock, learn how to fish or explore the maritime history of the area.


Treasures are found in Historic The Currituck Beach Lighthouse This red-brick lighthouse towers above the northern Outer Banks landscape of Historic Corolla Park. Visitors can climb the winding staircase, 220 steps in all, to the top of the lighthouse for a panoramic view of Currituck Sound, the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Outer Banks. Inside the lighthouse, at the base and on the first two landings, there are museum-quality lighthouse exhibits. On the way up or down, stop to learn about the history of coastal lighthouses, the Fresnel lens, shipwrecks and the lighthouse keepers. The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is known as a first order lighthouse, which means it has the largest of seven Fresnel lens sizes. With a 20-second flash cycle (on for 3 seconds, off for 17 seconds), the light can be seen for 18 nautical miles. The distinctive sequence enables the lighthouse not only to warn mariners but also to help identify their locations. Like the other lighthouses on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, this one still serves as an aid to navigation. The beacon comes on automatically every evening at dusk and ceases at dawn. To distinguish the Currituck Beach Lighthouse from other regional lighthouses, its exterior was left unpainted and gives today’s visitor a sense of the multitude of bricks used to form the structure.

Corolla Village on the Currituck Outer Banks

Nestled Away Next To Historic Corolla Park you’ll find a place unlike any other; Historic Corolla Village is a pedestrian experience with many significant landmarks within walking distance of one another. Walk down the narrow roads and pause to listen, read the signage about the buildings or go inside. Coming to these landmarks helps visitors connect to the original and current inhabitants. While the Village, as locals call it, has food and shopping, it’s far from a shopping center. All the shop owners know and easily share their unique stories. What they sell gives you a sense of place as well as community and reflects a simpler time. Unique Shopping Stately live oak trees line narrow streets and unpaved roads where homes dating from the late 19th to early 20th century are now shops and businesses supplying everything from books to barbecue to the latest fashion. Wild Horse Museum and Store Corolla Village is home to the Corolla Wild Horse Museum and Corolla Wild Horse Fund, a non-profit organization that raises funds to protect Currituck’s wild Spanish mustangs. The museum offers fun and educational activities for children during the summer months. There is no admission fee and only nominal fees for children’s programs. Corolla Schoolhouse Corolla’s two-room historic schoolhouse, built in the late 1800s to serve the children of lighthouse keepers and surfmen, reopened in 2012 as the first charter school on the Outer Banks, and serves 16 children in grades K-6.

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Currituck Events Ongoing Summer Events May 31–Sept. 13: WHALEHEAD WEDNESDAY Every Wednesday, enjoy live music, family friendly activities and local wine and beer tastings in a breathtaking and peaceful setting. 3–6:45 p.m. Historic Corolla Park. 252-435-2947. VisitCurrituck.com

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Come learn about these awe-inspiring animals, how they have survived both natural and man-made adversities and how the Fund strives every day to ensure their continuing presence and thriving endurance. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is open year-round. Call for our summer schedule of children’s painting activities as well as our Meet-a-Mustang event where you can meet a gentled Colonial Spanish Mustang at our museum store in Corolla and other sites on the Outer Banks. Reserve your seat to take a trip to see the wild horses. All proceeds go to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund to benefit the wild horses. For more information, please visit our website, CorollaWildHorses.org or call 252-453-8002. Please like and follow us on Facebook for up-to-date information.

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Every Thursday, come out for children’s activities, a bounce house and a special children’s tour of Whalehead, the “Joan’s Way Tour.” Noon–4 p.m. Historic Corolla Park. 252-435-2947. VisitCurrituck.com

Date Specific Events May 28: MEMORIAL DAY BEACH BLAST Gather up the family and join us for a free, fun-filled day of great beach music. Noon–5 p.m. Historic Corolla Park. 252-435-2947. VisitCurrituck.com

June 20–21: 16TH ANNUAL UNDER THE OAKS ART FESTIVAL This festival features the unique talents of quality artists and artisans with a wide variety of media, plus local food concessions and a silent art auction. 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Historic Corolla Park.

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Norman Newbern

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6126/71.2/138

5717/69.4/128

5354/67.3/119

4415/73.4/139

Pen Cross Bent

Yes

Yes

Bob Moore

The Pointe Golf Club

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6343/70.3/127

5911/68.1/122

5426/65.8/117

4862/67.9/119

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Yes

Yes

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6442/70.4/127

6115/68.1/123

N/A

5577/70.9/117

Bent

No

Yes

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Kilmarlic Golf Club

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6412/72.2/133

5986/70.1/128

5507/68.2/116

4688/67.8/112

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CAROVA, which is an all-encompassing moniker for the 4WD beach communities, is found in the northernmost section of the Outer Banks and encompasses the region where the paved NC Highway 12 ends all the way to the Virginia state line. Though isolated and hard to reach, (a 4WD vehicle is indeed mandatory), these beaches are a coveted spot for vacationers due to their natural beauty and unique features. The region is home to the famed Corolla Wild Horses, which freely roam the beaches, the dunes and the small beachside neighborhoods. Though this area has no commercial businesses of any kind – visitors will have to travel south a few miles to Corolla for essentials like groceries – it is home to a number of stunning vacation rental homes that can range from 2 or 3 bedroom cottages to sprawling 20 bedroom estates, which are perfect for large special events.

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DUCK is a charming coastal town that’s known for its beaches as well as its picturesque wooded soundside area where a number of coastal shopping centers can be found. Well-known as one of the best day trip destinations for shopping along the Outer Banks, visitors here will find a fine collection of eclectic boutiques, stunning art galleries, book stores and coffee shops, watersports gear and acclaimed restaurants. The beaches are nice and wide and relatively unpopulated, while the soundside is home to the famed local Duck Town Park which borders a long boardwalk that hugs the shoreline of the Currituck Sound. The homes are upscale and nicely diverse, ranging from 3 bedroom soundside cottages to towering oceanfront sandcastles. Visitors should note, however, that the beach access is limited, and the best way to reach the shoreline is by booking a vacation rental home in the area.

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There are seven villages that are sprinkled throughout Hatteras Island, and which are stocked with local grocery stores and beach shops, restaurants, services and other amenities, and each of these communities – (the tri-villages of Rodanthe, Waves and Salvo, Avon, Buxton & Frisco and Hatteras), are bordered by miles of undeveloped beaches. Visitors can access the shoreline by booking a vacation rental home in any of the seven towns, or by heading to popular public parking areas that are managed by the National Park Service. Prime spots that feature ample parking, access to restrooms and great beaches include Canadian Hole just south of Avon, the “Old Lighthouse Site” in the heart of Buxton, and the “Bathhouse” just south of Frisco.

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Visitors who crave remote beaches will adore Ocracoke Island – the southernmost portion of the Outer Banks which is hard to reach, but which has 15 miles of isolated shoreline. Only accessible by a public ferry, this island is home to a small 4-square mile community – Ocracoke Village – miles of beaches, and refreshingly, not much else. Visitors can reach Ocracoke Island by taking a free vehicular ferry from Hatteras Island, (a roughly 1 hour ride), or via two ferries that depart from the mainland towns of Swan Quarter and Cedar Island, (a roughly 2.5 hour ride for each). Ocracoke Island is also part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, and once on the island, visitors will find a number of National Park Service beach access points to easily reach the shoreline. (Parking along NC Highway 12 – the only main highway on the island - and finding your own stretch of shoreline is also perfectly acceptable). 4WD vehicles are also permitted on seasonal stretches of the beach, provided that a visitor uses a licensed vehicle, (no ATVS), and obtains a Beach Driving Permit from the National Park Service.

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  Popular beach access areas include the Lifeguarded Beach, which is located just a couple miles north of Ocracoke Village, the Ocracoke Pony Pen access area, which is in the heart of the island, and the Hatteras Inlet beach access which is next to the ferry docks. Once on the beaches, visitors can expect exceptional shelling, fishing and miles of fun. Ocracoke Island pops up on regular “Best Beaches” list across the country, and has also been heralded as one of the best shelling destinations along the East Coast. Additional attractions along the shoreline include the famed Ocracoke Wild Horses, which can be best admired with a visit to the Ocracoke Pony Pen, the Ocracoke Island Lighthouse and the Springer’s Point Nature Reserve. Ocracoke Village has a nice collection of shops, small grocery stores and restaurants, and has just enough amenities to keep visitors entertained off the beach. Though there are a few small motels and hotels scattered throughout the village, the best way to enjoy a multi-day stay in Ocracoke is to book a vacation rental home. The homes can vary from 1 bedroom cottages to larger 5 or 6 bedroom sandcastles, and are scattered throughout the small island.


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spend their summers in the Nags Head area and their winters off of Beaufort, N.C. Dolphins are social animals and spend their entire lives in the company of other dolphins. The pods of three or four (and up to 40) dolphins will range in age from newborns to 50 years old. Physically mature adults range in size from just under six feet to nearly 12 feet, weighing from 330 lbs. to 1430 lbs. Living together in the protective sound waters improves their chances of finding food and helps them avoid predators, such

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he Outer Banks of North Carolina offers some of the best coastal kayak touring options in the country. In one day you can kayak in six distinct ecosystems: fresh, salt and brackish marshes, maritime forest, swamps and the ocean. Each of these ecosystems offers different wildlife opportunities, and each system plays a vital role in the ecology of the Outer Banks. Most of the tours are conducted on the sheltered side of the Outer Banks where the waters remain calm and are typically shallow. The marshes of the northern Outer Banks are fresh water because of the distance from the tidal influences of the Oregon inlet 30 plus miles away. The Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary and marshes further north extend across the state line of Virginia are like a maze designed for kayakers. These marsh islands and creeks are inhabited by river otter and many nesting osprey. Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of the Oregon inlet on Hatteras Island, is the Outer Banks premier salt marsh for kayaking. Known as a “birder’s paradise,” 365 species of birds have been documented on this refuge. The waters are quite clear due to its close proximity to the tidal waters of the Atlantic Ocean, making this a great location for viewing sting ray and a wide variety of other aquatic life.


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Ginguite Creek, which meanders through Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve, is one of the world’s only preserved maritime forests. More than 1,800 acres have been protected from development by efforts of the Nature Conservancy. This location also explores brackish marsh where freshwater and saltwater species mix. Since the protection of the Nature Conservancy, both bald eagle and osprey, two formerly endangered species, have begun nesting on this preserve. The Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is a swamp tour. Don’t let the word swamp fool you; this is one of the most beautiful locations to kayak anywhere. The waters here are the coloration of dark tea from the tannic acids of the bald cypress, loblolly pine and Atlantic white cedar. Winding creeks lead to mirror image lakes where alligators can often be seen sunning on floating grass fields (slough grass) or a protruding cypress stump. By choosing a reputable kayak touring company, you can relax and leave all the planning to them. The tours include basic instruction and all necessary kayak gear. In addition to providing instruction, your guide will also give you a narrative on local history and coastal ecology. A kayak tour on the Outer Banks will be the highlight of your vacation.

Best Places to Paddle There are many places to kayak and stand-up paddleboard on the Outer Banks. Many vacationers rent a soundfront or canalfront rental home just to be walking distance away from the perfect launching point. For those visiting with off-the-water accommodations, there are lots of public launching points as well. HISTORIC COROLLA PARK Located in Corolla, this gorgeous soundfront park is home to convenient launching points, plus the home of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Whalehead Club & Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education. DUCK TOWN PARK Sitting on the calm waters of the Currituck Sound, featuring lots of public activities and events and a recently renovated boardwalk. KITTY HAWK WOODS STATE RESERVE Along with public sound access, this location is home to scenic woods, wildlife and educational opportunities. COLINGTON HARBOR SUP riders love to try out this network of soundside canals which offer a scenic series of waterfront communities bordering saltwater canals.

ALBEMARLE SOUND Home to a nice, wide soundfront beach, the sound has plenty of room for water riders of all kinds. PEA ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE Located on the northern part of Hatteras Island, here you’ll find a convenient inlet location that gives paddleboarders a gentle ride and spectacular bird watching. SALVO VILLAGE Also on Hatteras Island, this is a popular destination for all Pamlico Sound-based water sports as well as seasonal picnic areas.

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n the 1930s, the Outer Banks was discovered as a remote but world class fishing destination. Word spread that this sparsely populated, blowing pile of white sand was well worth the trouble it took to get here. The waters are still producing good, and some days great catches along the beaches. They are also providing boaters, both private and charters amazing catches in 2017. The fishing on the Outer Banks is still absolutely phenomenal. Surf fishing remains very popular and is productive from spring till about Christmas. You can almost always count on catching something. Speckled Trout, Puppy Drum, Bluefish, Sea Mullet and Flounder run along the surf zone, and if

conditions are not rough and if you are patient you will score. Sometimes you have to work for your catches, but if you put the time in and speak to the experts at the tackle shops, you will have a memorable day of catching. Charter Fishing has exploded on the Outer Banks. Local marinas offer a variety of types of fishing charters that deliver a lot of bang for your fishing dollar. The near shore boats run out to about 15 miles. Most days they will not need to run much farther than 3–5 miles to catch a boatload of fish. These near shore charters catch Cobia, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel and some King Mackerel. Sometimes they hang inside the inlet if it’s rough and work on Flounder, Blues, Spot, Croaker and Sea Mullet.

Small boats offer great family trips—four people are generally allowed, and they are kid friendly. You can normally expect good catches of smaller fish, but not always. At times, there are numbers of Stripers, Speckled Trout and lots of days of Puppy Drum in the sounds. Lots of people enjoy sound trips just for the amazing scenery. If you have a boat, there are numerous free boat ramps. There is a free ramp with lots of parking at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Pier, owned and maintained by the National Park Service. This ramp is the closest to Oregon Inlet, and you can be in the ocean in a few minutes. I highly recommend a good depth finder and a GPS Chart/ Tracker, and pay close attention to the channel Continued on page 92

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WHERE TO BUY A FISHING LICENSE ON THE OUTER BANKS In order to fish in the Outer Banks, a coastal recreational fishing license is required unless you are a child under the age of 16 or if you are on a pier, headboat and most charter boats. The coastal license allows you to fish in coastal and joint fishing waters, but not inland or fresh waters. Here are four convenient ways to purchase a fishing license in the Outer Bank: • Online at NCWildlife.org • Locate a Wildlife Resources Commission license agent at most bait and tackle shops • By telephone at 1-888-248-6834 • Visit the Division of Marine Fisheries office or online at portal.ncdenr.org/web/mf

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• State Residents (ages 16 or older): $15 • Non-residents (ages 16 or older): $30 You can also purchase a 10-day Coastal Recreational Fishing License for $5 for State Residents and $10 for Non-residents. Note: If you plan to do any freshwater fishing, you must purchase a freshwater license as well.


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e recently celebrated the 70th anniversary of the bikini, which started me thinking about the evolution of the swimsuit and how styles from some of the previous decades have actually made a comeback in 2017. Of course, they’re not exactly the same as they were back then…thank goodness. They aren’t made out of sagging wet wool like they were in the 1920s! They’ve evolved into technological body gear that goes from the beach to the bistro, while protecting you from the sun, drying quickly and providing super comfort!

What was your favorite decade? Maybe some of these current trends will help you decide!

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vibrant flora and fauna evoke the hip golden age of Cuba. Bright pink, orange, blue and green are the predominant colors in these collections. Get ruffled and shake it up! Off the shoulder ruffles in rich tropical colors are seen on both one and two-piece suits, and tassels and pom poms accent the suits and cover-ups!

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1960s & 1970s Boho Beach Coachella replaces Woodstock, and hippie fashion lives forever. We just refer to it now as “festival chic!” Bikini tops in bright, groovy flower prints are accented with embroidery, crochet, tassels and pom poms. Macramé, braiding and strapping round out the bohemian beach gypsy trend, especially on the back of the swimsuit. Strappy athletic back treatments suit the active woman who wants to surf, paddle board or do yoga. Bottoms run the gamut from string tie-side to higher waist basic bottoms. Throw on an Indian print tunic, grab a guitar and you’re an instant folk artist! 1980s & 1990s Baywatch It’s back and it’s “totally tubu-

lar!” As the new movie releases this summer, we are loving the return of the iconic one-piece tank that made instant celebs out of those California lifeguards. High on the legs and low under the arms, this wins our Oscar for best original swimsuit! Bring on your Valley Girl vibe and try one of the new bodysuits that double as swimwear and sportswear. Some are accented in mesh, while others have interesting side and back cutouts. Some display plunging necklines, while other high neck versions give maximum sun protection. Throw on a pair of beach pants or shorts and hit the street. But leave the legwarmers… flip flops are way cooler.

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world at our fingertips, and in a click we can embrace any style from any faraway country, so it’s no surprise that swimwear designers are going global. Their collections include prints from Indonesia, Morocco, India, Africa, South America and beyond. The famous skimpy “Brazilian Bottom” is renamed the “Cheeky,” and its popularity is soaring. But equally popular is the technological trend toward total sun protection. (Some swimmers don’t want to burn their buns!) Many swimwear companies are designing long sleeve tops, one-pieces and cover-ups in performance SPF 50+ sun protective fabrics. Dri-fit and fast drying chlorine resistant fabrics are perfect for the pool swimmer, and we’ve even seen a hat company that is producing a sun-protective, “no-fly” insect repellant fabric. No flies on you, mate!

Who knows what else is on the horizon, but we are thrilled to have so many choices! And who says we have to make only one choice? When you wake up tomorrow…what will be your “decade of the day?” *Jill Bennett is the owner of Birthday Suits, a world-renowned chain of swimwear stores on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, specializing in style, selection and service.

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Home Décor You will find wooden items, wall art and chimes that are carefully selected and created with the Outer Banks vacationer and homeowner in mind. Find an abundance of beach themed and nautical décor for your living room, kitchen or another nook in your home.

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Souvenir & Gift Shops During your stay, you’ll be able to find that perfect souvenir you’ve been looking for—or the original creation you didn’t know you needed until it was love at first sight. The shops of the Outer Banks include everything from surfboards to sand dollars. You will find beach shirts and sweatshirts, surf-inspired clothing and hundreds of bathing suits for men, women and children. There are plenty of unique gifts and OBX brand items. Choose from a variety of gift Local artists have turned baskets for a birthday present or get your loved one a locally crafted Mother Nature’s treasure. No matter what you wash-ups into beautiful walk out the door with, you will be proud to give these creative and and colorful jewelry. thoughtful gifts that can’t be found anywhere else. Jewelry If you are looking for a unique gift for a loved one back home or a little something for yourself, handmade glass and jewelry shops abound, with many of these precious stones having rolled in with the tide—literally. Local artists have turned Mother Nature’s wash-ups into beautiful and colorful jewelry. Fine jewelry shops are plentiful, many featuring souvenir designs only found here. Edible Treats While shopping for a new wardrobe or home décor, stop by one of the many gourmet food shops along the way for tasty treats that are both fresh and homemade—from hand-dipped chocolates and ice cream to healthy snacks, pastries and desserts that will remind you of Grandma’s to-die-for cooking. You will even find homemade treats for your furry little friends, too!   For that specialty cheese and wine craving or the perfect delectable treat, step into the local markets to find those must-have food items. Outlets Another great way to shop in the Outer Banks is at the outlets. Here you will find all sorts of well-known shops that are packed full with clothing, jewelry, accessories, shoes, electronics and home décor. There are so many shops to choose from, you may have a hard time stopping by all the ones you love before closing time! Beach Shops Looking for something more practical, or did you leave something at home because it couldn’t fit in the car? At local beach shops, visitors have easy access to those last minute items on your list to complete a perfect vacation—sunscreen, umbrellas, kites, beach toys and more are plentiful here. Even if you remembered everything, why not add to it with a new bathing suit or cover up, flip flops or hat, just to make your beach vacation a little bit brighter.   One of the most popular items in the Outer Banks is the specialty-handcrafted hammocks. These make a great gift for Dad or anyone in the family Continued on page 99

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looking for the perfect way to relax. Find that special hideaway spot, set up your new hammock, and rock with the breeze—drink in hand and worries farther away than the tip of Ocracoke Island. Surf & Rental Shops Discover a variety of water sports activities. Offering the best quality surfboards, skimboards, boogie boards and wakeboards for the adrenaline junkie in your family, boredom is never an option. You can even rent a surfboard, stand up paddleboard or kayak for the day and have an adventurous day on the water. If you haven’t had much experience with one of these water sports, many surf and rental shops offer lessons to all ages and skill levels in order to make the most out of your experience. Learn how to ride a wave in all the way to shore, how to balance and cruise on a stand up paddleboard, or take a guided tour through secret, scenic marshes. Shipping The Outer Banks is known for its amazing shopping destinations, so chances are, after a few days of shopping, you will be stocked up on special items and souvenirs that may not all fit in the car when packing up on your last day. Leave the transporting of gifts to professionals. OBX Shipping Center is your one-stop shop to convenience, where shipping, computer rentals, greeting cards, private mailboxes, seafood, packaging services and much more are available for both locals and visitors.   Providing solutions since 1984, OBX Shipping Center is open 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and is committed to safely and securely shipping your shopping items.

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a break, so be sure to do just that by treating yourself to all the amazing services in the area that will make your stay all the more comforting. With all the pampering and health service destinations the Outer Banks has to offer, you will quickly realize this truly is a great place to replace stress with relaxation. The Outer Banks is home to several spa destinations that will bring you an afternoon of pure bliss.

appointment or with any questions you may have. Once appointments are placed, there is a 24-hour cancellation policy. If you are looking to book a massage during the summer months, it is recommended to do so as far in advance as possible as appointments fill up fast during this season! With all the Outer Banks Massage Therapy has to offer, you will not be disappointed with your stress-free and relaxing experience.

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LOTUS DAY SPA & BOUTIQUE specializes in Facial, Manicure, Pedicure, Reflexology, Massages and Microdermabrasion treatments. Spending the day on the beach can really dirty up your skin and underneath your nails, so freshen up at Lotus Day with multivitamin products and Dermalogica’s Botanical mixers for a hand and feet makeover and clean, sunkissed skin. These treatments will revitalize and hydrate your skin, hands and feet to give you a feeling of freshness and beauty. What makes the Lotus Day so unique is that there is a boutique inside the spa filled with local gifts and handcrafted items that are specially made for those who are seeking a relaxing afternoon and one-of-a-kind gifts, from handmade ornaments and framed photography to handmade jewelry and salt lamps. Enhance your spa day and come in for a day of services for both women and men.

conveniently located in the Timbuck II shopping center in Corolla. They are open yearround, have a staff of highly trained massage professionals and offer a wide variety of massage and spa packages. They also offer meditation classes. If you can’t make it to their location in Corolla, they will come to you. Outer Banks Massage Therapy’s massage therapists service vacation houses from Corolla to Nags Head and can accommodate large parties as well as couples, individuals and everything in between. Feel free to contact their friendly staff to set up an

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COROLLA – KITTY HAWK KILL DEVIL HILLS – NAGS HEAD Baymont Inn and Suites...................(800) 337-0550 • BaymontInns.com

NAGS HEAD Atlantic Realty........................... (877) 858-4795 • AtlanticRealty-NC.com

Carolina Designs Realty.............. (800) 368-3825 • CarolinaDesigns.com

Cove Realty........................................ (800) 635-7007 • CoveRealty.com

Resort Realty....................................(800) 348-9234 • ResortRealty.com

Fin ‘n’ Feather Waterside Inn, Nags Head Causeway ........ (866) 316-1843 .............................................................................. OBXWatersideInn.com

Dewey Cottage................................................................ (252) 441-5128

Stan White Realty.................... (800) 338-3233 • OuterBanksRentals.com

First Colony Inn, Nags Head .......... (800) 368-9390 • FirstColonyInn.com

Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates..................(800) 552-6257 • JoeLambJr.com

Sun Realty, Duck..............................(888) 853-7770 • SunRealtyNC.com

Nags Head Fishing Pier Cottages.....(252) 441-5141 • NagsHeadPier.com

Twiddy & Co. Realtors................................(866) 457-1190 • Twiddy.com

Hampton Inn & Suites, Corolla......................................... (252) 453-6565 ..........................................................................HamptonInn3.Hilton.com

Outer Banks Resort Rentals... (252) 441-2134 • OuterBanksResorts.com

COROLLA Beach Realty & Construction/Kitty Hawk Rentals.............. (800) 635-1559 .................................................................................BeachRealtyNC.com

Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront...................... (252) 441-0454 .......................................................(844) 308-8194 • NagsHeadInn.com

Brindley Beach Vacations............... (877) 642-3224 • BrindleyBeach.com Corolla Classic Vacations.(866) 453-9660 • CorollaClassicVacations.com

John Yancey Inn, Kill Devil Hills...........(252) 441-7141 • (800) 367-5941 .......................................................................... OuterBanksNCHotel.com

Paramount Destinations....(866) 753-3045 • ParamountDestinations.com

Oceanside Court, Nags Head......(866) 316-1843 • KeesOuterBanks.com

Rentals On The Ocean........... (252) 441-5005 • RentalsOnTheOcean.com Resort Realty ...................................(866) 348-9234 • ResortRealty.com Seaside Vacations................(866) 884-0267 • OuterBanksVacations.com Stan White Realty.................... (800) 338-3233 • OuterBanksRentals.com Village Realty............................. (800) 441-8533 • VillageRealtyOBX.com

Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates..................(800) 552-6257 • JoeLambJr.com

The Islander Motel, Nags Head.........(252) 441-6229 • IslanderMotel.com

Resort Realty....................................(800) 348-9234 • ResortRealty.com

Outer Banks Inn....................... (888) 322-9702 • TheOuterBanksInn.com

KILL DEVIL HILLS Beach Realty & Construction Kitty Hawk Rentals ............. (800) 635-1559 .................................................................................BeachRealtyNC.com

Seaside Vacations................(866) 884-0267 • OuterBanksVacations.com

Outer Banks Motor Lodge, Kill Devil Hills.......................... (877) 625-6343 ............................................................................... OBXMotorLodge.com

Carolina Shores Vacation Rentals..................................... (866) 418-5263 ............................................................OuterBanksCarolinaVacations.com

Sun Realty, Corolla...........................(888) 853-7770 • SunRealtyNC.com

Golden Strand Condominiums.......................................... (252) 441-7860 ............................................................................. OBXGoldenStrand.com

Village Realty............................. (800) 441-8533 • VillageRealtyOBX.com

Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates..................(800) 552-6257 • JoeLambJr.com Land and Sea Realty.................. (252) 202-4365 • OBXLandAndSea.com Outer Banks Beach Club................................................... (252) 441-6321 ............................................................ OuterBanksBeachClubResort.com

Shoreline OBX................................. (800) 449-2036 • ShorelineOBX.com Twiddy & Co. Realtors................................(866) 457-1190 • Twiddy.com

ROANOKE ISLAND - MANTEO Pirate’s Cove Realty..........................(888) 314-5795 • Pirates-Cove.com HATTERAS ISLAND Colony Realty ..........................(252) 995-5500 • ColonyRealtyCorp.com Dolphin Realty................... (800) 338-4775 • DolphinRealtyHatteras.com

Owens Motel, Nags Head..................(252) 441-6361 • OwensMotel.com Quality Inn Carolina Oceanfront, Kill Devil Hills.................. (252) 480-2600 .................................................................................... ChoiceHotels.com Ramada Inn at Nags Head Beach, Kill Devil Hills............... (252) 441-2151 ....................................................................RamadaPlazaNagsHead.com Rodeway Inn & Suites......................(252) 441-5242 • ChoiceHotels.com Sanderling Resort, Duck.......... (855) 412-7866 • Sanderling-Resort.com Sea Foam Motel, Nags Head........... (252) 441-7320 • SeaFoamOBX.com Sea Ranch Resort, Kill Devil Hills.(252) 441-7126 • SeaRanchResort.com

Sun Realty, Kill Devil Hills.................(888) 853-7770 • SunRealtyNC.com

Hatteras Realty.............................. (800) 428-8372 • HatterasRealty.com

Wright Cottage Court...... (252) 441-7331 • OBXWrightCottageCourt.com

Midgett Realty..................................(866) 348-8819 • MidgettRealty.com

KITTY HAWK Barrier Island Station........................................................ (252) 261-8101

Outer Beaches Realty......................(800) 627-1850 • OuterBeaches.com

Shutters on the Banks, Kill Devil Hills..(252) 441-5581 • (800) 848-3728 .........................................................................ShuttersOnTheBanks.com

Sun Realty, Avon..............................(888) 853-7770 • SunRealtyNC.com

Surfside Motel, Nags Head................(800) 552-7873 • SurfsideOBX.com

Beach Realty & Construction/Kitty Hawk Rentals.............. (800) 635-1559 .................................................................................BeachRealtyNC.com

Sun Realty, Salvo ............................(888) 853-7770 • SunRealtyNC.com

Tar Heel Motel, Nags Head.........(252) 441-6150 • TarHeelMotelOBX.com

Surf or Sound Realty........................ (800) 237-1138 • SurfOrSound.com

Travelodge Nags Head Beach Hotel, Kill Devil Hills........... (800) 873-4914 ....................................................................... NagsHeadBeachHotel.com

Brindley Beach Vacations .............. (877) 642-3224 • BrindleyBeach.com Carolina Designs Realty.............. (800) 368-3825 • CarolinaDesigns.com Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates..................(800) 552-6257 • JoeLambJr.com Resort Realty....................................(866) 348-9234 • ResortRealty.com Saltaire Cottages......................... (252) 261-3286 • SaltaireCottages.com Sea Dunes Realty.................................. (252) 261-1215 • Sea-Dunes.org Sea Scape Villas...........................(252) 261-3837 • SeaScapeVillas.com Seaside Vacations................(866) 884-0267 • OuterBanksVacations.com Shoreline OBX................................. (800) 449-2036 • ShorelineOBX.com Sun Realty, Kitty Hawk.....................(888) 853-7770 • SunRealtyNC.com MAINLAND CURRITUCK Elan Vacations................................(866) 760-3526 • ElanVacations.com SOUTHERN SHORES Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates..................(800) 552-6257 • JoeLambJr.com Southern Shores Realty................(800) 334-1000 • SouthernShores.com DUCK Atlantic Realty........................... (877) 858-4795 • AtlanticRealty-NC.com Barrier Island Station.......(252) 261-8101 • BarrierIslandStationDuck.com Beach Realty & Construction/Kitty Hawk Rentals.............. (800) 635-1559 .................................................................................BeachRealtyNC.com

HOTELS & MOTELS COROLLA – KITTY HAWK KILL DEVIL HILLS – NAGS HEAD Beach Haven, Kitty Hawk..........(252) 261-4785 • BeachHavenMotel.com

See Sea Motel, Kill Devil Hills........................................... (252) 441-7321

MANTEO ON ROANOKE ISLAND Dare Haven Motel, Manteo............................................... (252) 473-2322 Elizabethan Inn, Manteo................. (252) 473-2101 • ElizabethanInn.com

The Beach Inn, Nags Head..... (866) 316-1843 • NagsHeadBeachInn.com

Island Guesthouse and Cottages, Manteo......................... (252) 473-2434 ................................................................................. TheIslandMotel.com

Best Western Ocean Reef Suites, Kill Devil Hills................ (800) 780-7234 ...................................................................... OceanReefOuterBanks.com

Scarborough House Inn, Manteo...................................... (252) 473-3849 ...................................................................... ScarboroughHouseInn.com

Blue Heron Motel, Nags Head...........(252) 441-7447 • BlueHeronNC.com

Tranquil House Inn, Manteo.................(252) 473-1404 • (800) 458-7069 .............................................................................. TranquilHouseInn.com

Buccaneer Motel & Beach Suites, Kitty Hawk................... (252) 261-2030

AVON - RODANTHE Cavalier by the Sea, Kill Devil Hills.(252) 441-5585 • CavalierByTheSea.com BUXTON - HATTERAS VILLAGE Colonial Inn Motel, Nags Head....(800) 276-7670 • ColonialInnMotel.com Breakwater Inn, Hatteras........(252) 986-2565 • BreakWaterHatteras.com Comfort Inn, North Oceanfront.............(252) 441-6333 • HotelsOBX.com Cape Hatteras Motel, Buxton...............(252) 995-5611 • (800) 995-0711 Comfort Inn, South Oceanfront ...........(252) 441-6315 • HotelsOBX.com ............................................................................CapeHatterasMotel.com Cypress House Inn, Kill Devil Hills.(252) 441-6127 • CypressHouseInn.com Cape Pines Motel, Buxton........... (252) 995-5666 • CapePinesMotel.com Days Inn Mariner, Kill Devil Hills.(800) 225-3297 • OBXDaysInnMariner.com Hatteras Island Inn.....................(252) 995-6100 • HatterasIslandInn.com Days Inn Oceanfront, Kill Devil Hills.................................. (800) 325-2525

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Dolphin Motel, Nags Head.................. (800) 699-1962 • DolphinMotel.net

Sea Sound Motel, Rodanthe.. (252) 987-2224 • SeaSoundMotelOBX.com

Driftin’ Sands Motel, Kill Devil Hills................................... (252) 441-5115

The Villas of Hatteras Landing......(252) 986-1110 • VillasOfHatteras.com

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Places of Worship NORTHERN OUTER BANKS COROLLA CHAPEL (252) 453-4224 • CorollaChapel.com 1136 Corolla Village Rd., Corolla, N.C. DUCK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (252) 261-1525 • DuckChurch.org 1214 Duck Rd., Duck, N.C. HOLY REDEEMER BY THE SEA CATHOLIC PARISH (252) 261-4700 • OBXCatholicParish.org 301 W. Kitty Hawk Rd., Kitty Hawk, N.C. ALL SAINTS’ EPISCOPAL CHURCH (252) 261-6674 • AllSaintsOBX.org 40 Pintail Trail, Southern Shores, N.C. EMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH (252) 480-6546 • EmmanuelLutheranOBX.org 40 Pintail Trail, Southern Shores, N.C.

KITTY HAWK BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 261-3516 • KittyHawkBaptist.org 3946 N. Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk N.C.

OUTER BANKS BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 441-4876 • OBXBaptist.com 216 W. First St., Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

KITTY HAWK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (252) 261-2062 • KittyHawkUMC.org 803 W. Kitty Hawk Rd., Kitty Hawk, N.C.

OUTER BANKS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (252) 441-5897 • OuterBanksPresbyterian.org 907 S. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (252) 261-3500 • AboutTheLighthouse.org 100 Beacon Dr., Kitty Hawk, N.C. UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CONGREGATION OF THE OUTER BANKS (252) 261-2801 • UUCOB.org 843 Herbert Perry Rd., Kitty Hawk, N.C. KILL DEVIL HILLS LIBERTY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP (252) 441-6592 • LibertyOBX.com 244 Williams Dr., Kill Devil Hills, N.C. OCEAN VIEW BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 441-7633 • OceanViewBaptistChurch.com 902 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

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SON RISE CHURCH OF CHRIST (252) 441-8119 • SonRiseChurchOfChrist.com 1311 Goldie St., Kill Devil Hills, N.C. NAGS HEAD CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS (252) 441-5925 W. Windjammer Rd., Nags Head, N.C. CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD (REFORMED ANGLICAN) (252) 207-4050 • GoodShepherdOBX.org 2910 S. Croatan Hwy., Suite 1, Nags Head, N.C.


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CHURCH OF THE OUTER BANKS (252) 255-0535 • ChurchOBX.com YMCA, 3000 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, N.C. GRACE LUTHERAN BY-THE-SEA (252) 441-1530 • GraceLutheranOBX.org 4212 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, N.C. HOLY TRINITY BY THE SEA CATHOLIC CHAPEL (252) 261-4700 7335 Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, N.C. NAGS HEAD CHURCH (252) 441-7548 • NagsHeadChurch.org 105 W. Soundside Rd., Nags Head, N.C. ARK CHURCH (252) 441-5182 • OBXArk.PublishPath.com 113 W. Villa Dunes Dr., Nags Head, N.C. ST. ANDREW’S BY-THE-SEA EPISCOPAL CHURCH (252) 441-5382 • SaintAndrewsOBX.com 4212 Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, N.C.

STILL WATERS INDEPENDENT BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 255-1835 • StillWatersBaptist.org 100 E. Driftwood St., Nags Head, N.C. MANTEO HAVEN CREEK BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 473-1248 611 Sir Walter Raleigh St., Manteo, N.C. MANTEO BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 473-2840 • ManteoBaptist.com 406 U.S. Hwy. 64, Manteo, N.C. MANTEO FIRST ASSEMBLY (252) 473-5646 • ManteoFirstAG.com 812 Wingina St., Manteo, N.C. MT. OLIVET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (252) 473-2089 • MountOlivetUMC.org 300 Ananias Dare St., Manteo, N.C.

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ROANOKE ACRES CHURCH OF CHRIST RoanokeAcresChurchOfChrist.Webs.com 1104 N. U.S. Hwy. 64, Manteo, N.C. ROANOKE ISLAND BAPTIST CHURCH (252) 473-2892 1234 U.S. Hwy. 64, Manteo, N.C. ROANOKE ISLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (252) 473-6837 • RIPres.org 855 Highway 64, Manteo, N.C. WANCHESE BETHANY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (252) 473-5254 • BethanyUnited.com 101 Old Wharf Rd., Wanchese, N.C. WANCHESE ASSEMBLY OF GOD (252) 473-3767 • WancheseAG.org 4226 Mill Landing Rd., Wanchese, N.C.

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The Country Girl .................................coupon 91

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Fuji Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar.....................................coupon 14

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The Elizabethan Gardens....................coupon 45

Grandstaff & Stein.........................................119

First Flight Adventure Park .................coupon 22

Henry’s Restaurant ...........................coupon 121

Fishing Unlimited Boating Center.......coupon 92

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Full Throttle Speedway........................coupon 76

Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet.............coupon 142-143

Galaxy Golf ......................................... coupon 83

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Kill Devil’s Frozen Custard................coupon 128

Jurassic Putt .......................................coupon 83

Lost Colony Brewery & Café.............. coupon 45

Just For The Beach Rentals................coupon 77

Max’s Pizza Company...................... coupon 123

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Mike Dianna’s Grill Room....................coupon 59

Kitty Hawk Kites, Kayak & SUP........... coupon 98

Miller’s Seafood & Steakhouse...........coupon 28

Lost Colony.........................................coupon 42

Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant...........coupon 125

Lost Treasure Golf...............................coupon 74

North Carolina Agriculture.............................120

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Ocean Blvd Bistro & Martini Bar.......coupon 119

Mutiny Bay Golf...................................coupon 76

Oceanfront Grille................................ coupon 61

Nags Head Dolphin Watch.................coupon 85

Ortega’z Southwestern Grill & Wine Bar.....................................coupon 45

Nags Head Raceway..........................coupon 76

Outer Banks Brewing Station............coupon 116 Outer Banks Coffee Company ...........coupon 56 Pasquale’s Pizza.............................................71 Pigman’s Bar B Que........................ coupon 131 Pizzazz Pizza Company........................coupon 8 Plaza Azteca .....................................coupon 129 Salt Water Grill...................................coupon 141 Sanctuary Vineyards.........................coupon 118 Spanky’s Grill....................................coupon 124 Stack ’Em High Pancakes and So Forth....coupon 24 Subway................................................coupon 19 Sundogs Raw Bar & Grille..................coupon 65 Sun Fish Grille.....................................coupon 60 Taiko Japanese Cuisine & Sushi Bar... coupon 127 Thai Room Restaurant......................coupon 118 Tomato Patch Pizzeria.........................coupon 55 TRiO Wine • Beer • Cheese.............coupon 118 Yellow Submarine Pizza & Subs .......coupon 124

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The Outer Banks

Real Estate Revival Homes as Unique as the Visitors Who Arrive BY JULIE SHORT

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n the Outer Banks, we’re happy to report that the 2016 real estate landscape became a bit brighter, and this exciting upward momentum continues as we enter into the spring of 2017. It’s no surprise that the economic downturn stalled the Outer Banks real estate and construction industries. The thriving seller’s market ended; and those confident in investing in our popular resort community found an abundance of deals, many in the form of short sales and foreclosures. Referencing a sales summary that shows listed properties under contract in March 2017 were at the highest point in two years. David Watson, Managing Broker at Southern Shores Realty, states, “Our brokers are encouraged by the latest upward swing in the sales volume all over the Outer Banks.” One sizzling market is new construction homes on the west side of Kill Devil Hills. Ali Amini, owner of Dream Builders Construction and Development, states, “We’ve sold four spec homes

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The homes of Southern Shores Realty provide opportunities for ample rejuvenation and fun. Pictured below, Cottage #1209 Cape Dream boasts a 34 x 16 foot private saltwater pool to lounge in and a 12-seat poolside cabana bar. Cool off in the screened porch or outdoor shaded area, then relax in the luxe hot tub while enjoying sweeping ocean views. Interior amenities including landscaped yards, expansive gourmet kitchens, top-notch theater rooms and upscale furnishings. SouthernShores.com

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1.800.334.1000 SouthernShores.com BRINDLEY BEACH VACATIONS HEELS IN THE SAND, Cottage #PI208 BrindleyBeach.com Exquisite oceanfront home in Pine Island, Corolla. Vacationing families enjoy a lively rec room outfitted with shuffleboard, foosball, flat screen TVs, kitchenette and pub table. in this area and are lined up to build four more. In 2016, over 25 new single-family homes sold in this area, and another ten have already sold between January 1 and March 31, 2017. That’s not to mention the new construction sales in the areas of Colington where over a dozen new homes sold in 2016 and ten more have already closed in the first three months of 2017.” Throughout it all, our vacation rental market has remained strong. Excepting some sporadic dips, overall reservations remain consistent affording a sigh of relief to Outer Banks investors. When asked about the 2017 rental market, Doug Brindley, President of Brindley Beach Vacations & Sales, responded, “One major change is that Online Travel Agency’s (OTA) are charging vacationers a traveler fee and the market is pushing back. When the OTA adds a fee of up to 20 percent above the rent, this changes the impact of how a home using VRBO can secure renters. Consumers of hotels and airlines have learned to go directly to vacation rental companies to get the ‘best price’ and now take a ‘look but not book’ attitude on the OTA.” Monica Thibodeau, Managing Partner of Carolina Designs Realty, continued, “Although our company specializes in larger homes and week-long rentals, we are seeing a growing interest in last minute bookings requesting shorter stays.

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Visitors want the flexibility, particularly in the spring and fall when availability and choices are higher, to decide when and where they will stay. Whether planning occurs days in advance or is preplanned for a year, we are here to assist in facilitating our guest’s unique vacation needs.” One shared mindset is that local management companies quickly respond to vacationer’s demands. Dan Hardy, President of Joe Lamb Jr & Associates, went straight to the heart of the matter, “When visiting the Outer Banks, vacationers are looking for an enjoyable, trouble-free vacation experience with flexibility.” He continues, “The majority of our homes now have an electronic lock feature which means upon arrival they can go about their day knowing they can check-in at their home at a specified time without first coming to our office to receive a check-in packet and keys. Also, they can sign up for electronic notification of when their home is ready which often results in an early check-in without paying an extra fee. For off-season stays, we offer a wide selection of homes that have flexible arrival and departure

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dates for reservation periods less than one week.” New Outer Banks communities is an exciting topic for those in search of investment opportunities and guests who love to stay in brand new accommodations. Kristen Constantineau, Marketing Manager of Resort Realty, announced the second phase of the Moongate subdivision is underway. “This is the last semi-oceanfront community with access to the popular Village of Nags Head amenities. Guests enjoy a private beach access with parking and bath house directly across the street from the community. Select homes have access to all the amenities, including Olympic sized community pool, child wading pool, tennis courts and clubhouse access.” Kristen continues, “The first home will be complete in the fall of 2017. It will feature 3,450 square feet of living space including 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, ocean views, elevator, recreation room, theater room, private pool, hot tub, upscale amenities and custom decor. Moongate is a luxury oceanside community offering upscale vacation homes with top of the line features like cedar shake roofs, hardwood and ceramic tile, granite kitchen countertops, stainless steel appliances, wet bars, rec rooms, elevators, fenced yards with landscaping and private pools!” Dream Builders’ Amini continues, “Affordable homes on the Outer Banks are in high demand and short supply. We are moving towards the goal of building one or two small subdivisions that offer economical homes without sacrificing quality of construction. We’re working with the town towards approval and should have confirmation in the summer of 2017. Once approved, our company will move full steam ahead and expect quick sales.” Vacationers arrive on the Outer Banks anticipating our gracious hospitality, beautiful shoreline and trendy amenities. To this end, vacation management companies work hard to deliver personalized care and quality homes to guests.


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Hardy from Joe Lamb Jr is keen to the needs of guests, mentioning “Outer Banks visitors continue to seek homes that provide more amenities and updated décor, and our owners are taking notice. With close to 600 homes and condominiums to choose from, we manage a large inventory of new properties that provide all the bells and whistles…as well as accommodations more indicative of the traditional Nags Head style property. Newer homes are typically larger and provide amenities that include private pools, hot tubs, game rooms, elevators and enhanced outdoor living spaces. We also manage historic Nags Head homes that offer updated interiors with added amenities such as game rooms, hot tubs and private pools.” Doug Brindley places a strong emphasis squarely on guest entertainment, stating “Rental homes must include many amenities for vacationing guests. While it used to be enough to have a volleyball court in the yard, now entertainment centers need shuffle board, pool table, several large TV screens and food/beverage prep stations. Outdoor areas require a pool, cabana, bar seating and a cornhole court. Vacationers prefer to rent homes with up-to-date design and décor instead of tired homes with “original furnishings.” Ending on a personal note, Monica Thibodeau says, “Our guests enjoy new industry amenities, often before they become popular in the broader market, but our focus has remained steadfast. Carolina Designs guests have come to expect a level of service and type of home that isn’t available just anywhere on the Outer Banks. The value of renting with our company, and where we constantly reinvest, has always been our employees. For example, the new CarolinaDesigns.com website is specifically designed for those in search of premium homes without experiencing the headache of navigating through a cumbersome site. Guests are supported by

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n area is defined by more than just its geographic boundaries. There are people, places and things within those dotted lines on a map that help shape the idea of that space. Some may be obvious, like monuments, museums, a beach or mountains. Others, still, are less obvious, like finding a perfect place to relax with a good meal and a good glass of wine as the sun sets. The Outer Banks are defined in many ways, but for me, I think of the food and foodways, both historic and contemporary, which have brought me to these barrier islands for the past quarter-century and keep bringing me back. Each and every one of my trips to the Outer Banks is filled with visiting familiar chefs at tried-and-true restaurants and discovering new and exciting places to dine. But one thing is consistent—the number of chef-driven restaurants on this special strip of land is phenomenal, and so many are honoring the food and foodways of the Outer Banks with exciting preparations utilizing fresh, local foods from land and from sea.

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KEEPING IT LOCAL One thing to keep in mind when looking for delicious dishes with the freshest ingredients is that agriculture and aquaculture are highly seasonal. That means that you can get a tomato in January, but it’s not locally grown, unless it came from a greenhouse. One thing that makes keeping it local so special, to me, is that not everything is available at all times, and when a certain ingredient is in season, like that tomato, it is richly red, plump and juicy; you can practically taste the fertile northeastern North Carolina soil from where it grew.That doesn’t mean that you can’t get good food out of season, but when you are able, you will be rewarded. The farmland just across the Currituck Sound from the Outer Banks grows an amazing abundance of produce: asparagus, beets, berries, butterbeans, melons, greens, herbs and more—including tomatoes. Take a little time to check out resources, like the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and


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THE CUISINE SCENE Dining out on the Outer Banks can be described in one word: diverse. OK, make that two words: deliciously diverse. Many restaurants here pride themselves on serving up a good, hearty breakfast, and this is where the region’s true Southern roots show. Look for pancake houses that offer hot-from-the griddle flapjacks with a myriad of toppings. Alongside, look for plates of bacon, sausage or country ham. There are omelets made with farm fresh eggs and vegetables, artisan muffins and other baked goods, and for brunch, Continued on page 118

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places that try to outdo the next with bubbly mimosas and bloody mary bars with enough ingredients for topping the tomato tonic to feed an army. Some eateries pay homage to the seafoodcentric community with fried fish, oysters and clam fritters at breakfast, too—and don’t forget the North Carolina shrimp atop a bowl of hot, buttery grits. For lunch and dinner, restaurant offerings range from sandwich shops to oyster bars to fine dining eateries. Some are relatively new on the scene, while others have been feeding families of visitors for generations. Some seafood is done Old Schoolstyle, crispy and fried, while others are crafted with such techniques, such as sous-vide. Some restaurants cater to the surfing community, with Baja-inspired dishes of fresh catch and high-quality beef and pork tucked in tortillas with seasonal vegetables and housemade salsa adorning the dishes. Here, look for tropical drinks and buckets of cold beer to temper the spicy heat. Still, others feature Southern cuisine, like barbecue, fried chicken, roasts and homestyle vegetables. At some you pull up a chair at a wooden bar, and at others you sit down at a crisp, white linen topped table. One item you can’t find on the menu are the stunning views of the water at many eateries, whether it’s the Atlantic Ocean or Currituck Sound; there are numerous offerings that allow diners to gaze out from the dining room, or in some cases, a patio. You can even have a true taste of the Outer

Banks with an effortless patio party for family and friends; perhaps it’s at that beach cottage you are renting. Order up an assortment of dishes from a variety of restaurants, like steamed seafood, barbecue and the like, and then have an effortless patio party with local beer and wine. Many eateries are members of the Outer Banks Restaurant Association (OBRA).

EDIBLE EVENTS Throughout the year, there are a number of events happening across the Outer Banks to showcase the delicious culinary offerings here. Each spring and fall, come for the Outer Banks Restaurant Week. So, what is Restaurant Week? It’s an effort to entice diners to come out during some of the historically slower seasons (not all are held in the winter) for restaurants and break bread. Specially priced lunch and dinner menus offer

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A SENSE OF PLACE, FROM THE PLATE A visit to the Outer Banks provides an opportunity to explore the many culinary offerings from the wide-and-diverse restaurant scene. Each bite is a savory souvenir of the trip.

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s the sun peeks up over the horizon to usher in a new day along the Albemarle and Pamlico sounds, hardworking crabbers have been up for hours baiting their crab pots and preparing for the day’s work. Steadily, they guide their boats through the same waters that have provided a livelihood for their fathers and grandfathers since Native Americans introduced them to the fare more than four centuries ago. For years, tourists have traveled to the area to take advantage of the fresh seafood that North Carolina has to offer. One of the most popular and abundant types of seafood in the state is blue crab. In fact, the state harvests about 30 million pounds annually. Despite the availability of fresh, locally-caught blue crab, many vendors are relying on seafood sourced outside North Carolina, and sometimes even outside the country. This is a detriment to fishing families that have called the Outer Banks home for generations. Fortunately, the tides could be turning for local fishermen.

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Outer Banks Catch is a nonprofit organization that helps local fishermen by promoting the seafood industry in Currituck, Dare, Hyde and Tyrrell counties. They encourage residents and visitors to purchase only local seafood. The organization is composed of commercial fishermen, restaurant owners and other people who are interested in preserving and reviving the local seafood industry. Look for the Outer Banks Catch logo at seafood markets, restaurants and grocery stores. That lets you know you are receiving quality blue crab found in the waters of North Carolina. It also lets you know you are putting money back into the pockets of local fishermen and their families. Outer Banks Catch aims to serve as a knowledgeable guide to educate people on when blue crab and other seafood is available throughout the year, how to recognize if it is fresh and how to cook it. Speaking of cooking, there are a variety of easy and delectable dishes to whip up while you’re enjoying your time along the Outer Banks. The easiest way to enjoy them is steamed over a boil of seafood seasoning and your favorite beer. You can also add the crabmeat to appetizers like stuffed mushrooms, or make a hot crab dip for your next party. Blue crab meat also makes delicious crab cakes your whole family will enjoy. By John M. Aydlett, North Carolina Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services. To find retailers and restaurants that support fishermen throughout the Outer Banks, go to OuterBanksCatch.com. You can also learn more about the state’s seafood industry at NC-Seafood.org.


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he Outer Banks of North Carolina provides visitors with an amazing array of experiences. In fact, there are enough unique and memorable experiences to bring over seven million visitors to the region each year. While the beaches are the headlining act of our amazing area, three of my favorite accompaniments to a visit in the Outer Banks are enjoying the local seafood along with local wine and craft beer. Let’s be honest, it just isn’t a vacation without some amazing food and drinks! The Outer Banks’ unique Atlantic coast ecosystem contributes to one of the most diverse, year-round selection of fish and shellfish available in the world. You can find fresh, local seafood at a number of restaurants and seafood markets in the Outer Banks. Fresh-caught shrimp, locally harvested oysters, Flounder, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna and Striper headline the amazing seafood selections you will find when dining locally. Restaurants on the Outer Banks understand the advantages they have in such a rich bounty of fresh seafood. Ask your servers what is local, and look for amazing daily specials. On the Outer Banks, the “fresh catch of the day” is not just a sales technique on menus. Your incredible dinner may have been in the ocean that very morning—it just doesn’t get much fresher. Now that we are set on the food side, we need something to wash down all that great seafood. Nothing goes better with local seafood than local wine and beer. The Outer Banks is blessed with an outstanding selection of locally made wine and beer. Here are a few of the local favorites that are available for visits and to purchase on the Outer Banks. Wine of course is the traditional pairing with food, so let’s begin there. Sanctuary Vineyards has deep roots in the history of the Outer Banks. For seven generations, the Wright Family has called coastal Currituck County home. Much has changed since original settler Jacob Wright shipwrecked on the shores of Duck, but the family still honors the farming tradition established hundreds of years ago. Sanctuary Vineyards is the product of centuries of Continued on page 123

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Sparkling Strawberry Martini Ingredients 4 ounces fresh strawberry juice (recipe below) 1 ounce simple syrup 3 ounces vodka sparkling wine, splash Fresh strawberry slice for garnish Strawberry Juice 2 cups fresh strawberries 1 cup water Method Make Strawberry Juice: Puree strawberries and water in a blender until smooth, then strain into a jar through a fine mesh sieve. Mix Martini: Add strawberry juice, simple syrup and vodka to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well, strain into a chilled glass, and top with a splash of sparkling wine. Garnish with strawberry slice.


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farming experience and a dedication to a dream to lagers bringing a bit of the old country to our produce world-class wine in Currituck County. Outer Banks beer scene. Find out more at The Wright family created Sanctuary Vineyards www.WeepingRadish.com. to begin a new wine tradition. Brothers Tommy and How do we follow up the first craft brewery Jerry Wright, and new generation John Wright, are in North Carolina? How about the first windusing age-old methods to coax the sweetest fruit powered brewpub in America? That’s right, from these coastal sands. Sanctuary Vineyards is Outer Banks Brewing Station is America’s first located on a quaint seaside farm where you are wind-powered brewpub, and it sits right here in likely to see rows of corn competing with Cabernet Kill Devil Hills. Not only is wind power a fantastic and migratory snow geese nesting among the way to help minimize the impact to our environSangiovese. Ten acres of grapes are nestled ment, but the Outer Banks Brewing Station is among hundreds of acres of farmland and wildlife likely the only place to get cold beer during impoundments that we like to call “The Sanctuextended power outages from our not-so-friendly ary.” Varieties include Syrah, Tempranillo, Viognier, hurricanes. The brew master at Outer Banks Norton and the classic Muscadine. Brewing Station brings a great deal of variety and Another wine destination you will find is OBX innovation to the beach beer selection. While Winery. Located in Kill probably best known for Devil Hills, this unique their amazing LemonGrass facility houses the only Wheat Ale, their refreshing The Outer Banks has a winery and the only Olsch and their rich Brinyhomebrew supply Deep Oyster Porter provide number of amazing craft resource on the beach. killer variety for any beer OBX Winery always offers palate. Find out more at brewers that are on the leading free tastings of the wines www.OBBrewing.com. edge of this wave of craft beer. produced right here on On Roanoke Island, the Outer Banks. They where the first English child feature special gift labels was born in the New World, that always delight the recipient back home and sits a gem of a brewpub to round out our discuscan even custom make wine to specific requiresion. Full Moon Café and Lost Colony Brewery sits ments in as little as four weeks. With the explosion in the heart of historic Manteo, a good cast away in home brewing and home wine making, OBX from the waterfront. The most accessible brewery Winery specializes in bringing wine making to the of this group via boat, Lost Colony Brewery has wine enthusiast. With tastings, custom blends and been in operation since 1995, when it was home-brewing and wine-making supplies, OBX founded by Paul Charron and Sharon Enoch. Winery provides exactly what you need to get local Specializing in British and Irish-style beers, flavor on your vacation. Lost Colony is best known for their malty, English ale, Lost Colony Ale, and their darklyEnjoying a beer with seafood is one of the inviting, Irish-style Charon Stout. The only thing great pleasures in coastal life. From the dark, that makes a walk around Manteo’s waterfront roasty stouts and light, fruity wheat beers, to better on a beautiful day is enjoying one of the floral bitterness of India Pale Ales, there is a their fine brews on the patio. Find out more at beer for every drinker’s preference. The Outer www.TheFullMoonCafe.com. Banks has a number of amazing craft brewers that are on the leading edge of this wave of craft beer. The Weeping Radish in Grandy, N.C. About the authors: Phil and Laura Wayland have is the oldest microbrewery in North Carolina worked in the wine and beer industry for over being founded in 1986 by Uli Bennowitz. Uli was 14 years and are the owners of both Chip’s instrumental in getting legislation passed, which Wine & Beer Market in Kill Devil Hills and Outer allowed for breweries and brewpubs to sell their Banks Olive Oil Company in Kill Devil Hills and product directly to the public, paving the way Waterfront Shops in Duck. Chip’s is celebrating for the rich beer culture we enjoy in N.C. The its 12th year on the beach providing the largest Weeping Radish was founded upon traditional selection of craft beer and fine wine on the Outer German brewing and continues that tradition Banks. Outer Banks Olive Oil Co., now in its 4th today. Their flagship beers Corolla Gold, OBX year, offers a large selection of artisan olive oils, Fest and Black Radish are traditional German vinegars, gourmet foods and unique gifts.

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Pizzazz Pizza Company DUCK/COROLLA

Loblolly Pines Shops, Duck (252) 261-1111 • www.pizzazzpizza.net

Pizzazz Pizza Company

The Shoppes at Currituck Club, Corolla (252) 261-1111 • www.pizzazzpizza.net

Salt Water Grill

Monteray Shopping Plaza 811 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927 (252) 453-2101 • www.saltwatergrillobx.com

Sundogs Raw Bar & Grill

807 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC (252) 453-GAME • www.sundogsrawbargrill.com

Tomato Patch

KITTY HAWK

803 Albacore St., Corolla, NC (252) 453-4500 • www.obxpizza.com

Argyle’s

Entertainment

Beer/Wine/Spirits

Take-Out Service

Outside Seating

$7.50-$23

Children’s Menu

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Offering locally-sourced fish, seafood & produce. Vegetarian & glutenfree selections. All natural meats. Wine, cocktails & large craft beer selection available! Daily specials.

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Over 19 beers on tap and various menu options from fresh oysters and seafood to great burgers and wings. Fresh menu options from our new head chef, Bryan Maher.

L/D

$7-$24

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Family-owned and -operated since 1993, we offer Greek-style pizza, pastas, subs, wraps, salads and seafood.

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4716 N. Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC (252) 261-7325 • www.seasaltgrill.com

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1210 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC (252) 453-6111 • www.pasqualepizza.com

Meals Served

Pasquale Pizza

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It's all about the food at Barefoot Bernie's Tropical Grill & Bar!

Seafood, Steaks, Pasta, Salads, Sandwiches, Pizzas, Gluten Free Items and more. Wine, Beer and Spirits. Dine In or Take Out, Late Night Food 16 Beers on tap. Enjoy our 20 big screen TVs at the bar or enjoy a casual meal in our dining area.

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MP 2 on the Beach Road, Kitty Hawk (252) 255-2275 • www.highcottonbbq.com

Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet MP 3.5, Hwy. 158, Kitty Hawk (252) 261-4973 • (252) 261-4974 www.jimmysobxbuffet.com

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Casual dining located in historic Lifesaving Station #6 with panoramic views from our dining rooms & decks. Fresh seafood, steaks, vegetarian dishes, sandwiches , gourmet woodfired pizzas & much more… plus, a festive full-service cocktail bar.

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$6.99 $32.50

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Quite the happening 50 seat eatery, featuring oyster bar, wine bar, & outdoor seating. An OBX destination for great taste... from house roasted deli meats on fresh baked bread, prime steaks, to local seafood including the best selection of oysters on the beach & crabcakes to die for. Plus the lowest wine prices of any restaurant in the area.

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If you don’t see wood, it ain’t no good! Nationally recognized, traditional Eastern NC Pork Barbeque, Chicken, Ribs & Brisket. Eat-in, Take-out & Catering. Large Parties Wel come. See Ad for Huge Savings!

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Open March-December, Memorial Day-Labor Day. Hours: Mon-Sat seating 2:30-9:00pm; Sundays 4:00-9:00pm. Call for spring & fall hours. Over 100 items on newly expanded seafood & land buffet. Early bird specials.

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Home of made from scratch NY Style Stone Oven Pizza and Good Food made using only Freshest and Natural Ingredients. Soup, Salads, Appetizers, Subs, Panini, Wraps. Pizza by the Slice, Pie & Sicilian Style. Calzones & Stromboli. Italian Entrees. Homemade Desserts. Dining In, Pick Up, Free Delivery.

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Family dining with a large variety of items, seafood, steaks, large entrée salads, sandwiches, desserts; Gluten-Free Items Available, large reservations are accepted.

Outside Seating

Max’s Pizza Company

MP 4.5 158 Bypass 3723 N. Croatan HWY Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 (252) 261-3113 • www.MaxsPizzaOBX.com

Entertainment

High Cotton Barbeque

Beer/Wine/Spirits

1 Ocean Blvd., Southern Shores, NC 27949 (252) 480-0023 www.CoastalProvisionsOBX.com

Take-Out Service

Coastal Provisions Oyster Bar & Wine Bar Café

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KITTY HAWK/SOUTHERN SHORES

MP 4 on the Beach Road, 3848 Virginia Dare Trail North, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 (252) 261-3171 • blackpelican.com

B/W/S

Children’s Menu

Black Pelican Restaurant

Open All Year

3730 N. Croatan Hwy., Kitty Hawk Milepost 4.5 (252) 261-1008 • www.barefootbernies.com

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Stack ‘Em High Pancakes & So Forth MP 4.5 Bypass 158, Kitty Hawk (252) 261-8221 • www.stackemhigh.com

TRiO

MP 4.5, 3708 N. Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC (252) 261-0277 • www.OBXTRiO.com

KILL DEVIL HILLS

American Pie

MP 9.5 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills 1600 S. Virginia Dare Trail • (252) 441-3332

Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar

MP 6 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-5955 • awfularthursobx.com

Dare Devil’s Pizzeria

MP 9, Beach Road • 1112 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-6330

$18-$36

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Spanky’s serves fresh burgers, Homestyle dinners, crabcakes, BBQ, seafood and more. Open 11am-4pm Mon-Wed. 11am-8pm Thurs-Sat. Memorial Day-Labor Day

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Serving the Outer Banks for 31 years. Shop for our products at our Kitty Hawk gift shop or online.

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Think Italian Bistro meets English pub! Fresh salads and hot Paninis, plus many small plates. Choose from 24 beers on tap, 50+ wines by the glass. Retail, including 2,000 + wines and 600 + beers.

L/D

$7-$15

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Hand tossed NY style pizza, subs, wings, salads and Homemade, hand dipped ice cream, refreshing fruit smoothies. Indoor and Outdoor seating, carry out, delivery.

L/D

$2.95$18.95

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Experience an authentic copper-top oyster bar in the Outer Banks’ most famous restaurant. Serving oysters, clams, shrimp, crab legs, steaks, chicken and sandwiches.

L/D

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Family-owned and -operated since 1987. Pizza • Stromboli • Subs • Appetizers • Salads Beer • Wine • Liquor • Eat In or Take Out.

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Outside Seating

4105 N. Croatan Hwy MP 3.5 Hwy 158 (252) 261-1917 • www.spankysnc.com

Open All Year

Spanky’s Grille

Meal Price Range

KITTY HAWK

MP 2.5 on the Beach Road in Kitty Hawk, NC (252) 261-2546 • www.obbistro.com

Meals Served

Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar

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Henry’s Restaurant

MP 5.1, 158 Bypass, 3396 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills (252) 261-2025 • henrysobx.com

Kill Devils Frozen Custard & Beach Fries Milepost 8.5 Hwy. 158, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-5900 thecoastalexplorer.com/killdevilsfrozencustard

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Exceptional All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast and Fresh Fruit Bar (in-season), Specialty Omelettes, Nightly Specials, Fresh Local Seafood, Steaks, Southern Fried Chicken, and more. Open breakfast & dinner. Full bar.

B/L/D

$5-$24

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Enjoy the area’s only Japanese Steakhouse, featuring full-service bar. Let one of our Hibachi Chefs entertain your group; also for you sushi lovers, savor a great variety of rolls at our top-notch Sushi Bar!

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$7.50$28.95

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Authentic speakeasy offering fine dining and craft cocktails. Seasonal menu featuring local ingredients. Reservations recommended and can be made on website.

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Since 1989, Henry’s has been a favorite gathering spot serving Homestyle Breakfast til 1pm daily. Crab Benedict, Speciality omelettes, Hot Cakes and so much more , Lunch and Dinner with seafood platters, sandwiches, steaks, and Crab Legs. Open all year!

B/L/D

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10-11

The Restaurant that invented Italian food on the OBX, offering a wide variety of fresh local seafood, steaks, prime rib and Italian specialties. Happy hour specials, entertainment, dancing & karaoke nightly.

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Authentic Frozen Custard Made Fresh Hourly, Sundaes, Shakes, Hurricanes, Floats, Better Burgers, Fresh Cut Fries, Coney Dogs, BBQ and Wraps.

L/D

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Meals Served

B/L/D

Entertainment

Continuing the tradition since 1960. Darrell’s 2 new location features a new casual menu. Fresh local seafood & smoked on premises BBQ. Also salads & sandwiches.

Outside Seating

Jolly Roger

MP 6 3/4 Beach Road, 1836 N Virginia Dare Tr, Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 441-6530 • www.jollyrogerobx.com

B/W/S

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KILL DEVIL HILLS

2003 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills (MP 9.75 on the Bypass) (252) 441-6894 • www.grandstaffandstein.com

Beer/Wine/Spirits

MP 9, 1201 S.Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills (252) 449-0628 • www.fujiobx.com

Take-Out Service

Fuji Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar

Children’s Menu

MP 16, 158 Bypass Nags Head, NC 27959 (252) 441-1600 • www.thedunesrestaurant.com

B/W

Open All Year

The Dunes Restaurant

Coupon Offer

5000 S. Croatan Hwy, MP 14 • Outer Banks Mall, Nags Head (252) 449-5400 • www.darrells2obx.com

Description

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MP 9.5 Bypass, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-6803 • www.pigman.com

Beer/Wine/Spirits

L/D

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America’s first wind powered brew pub—multiple award-winning beers, American fusion menu based on local seafood and meats, bar menu, full bar, house-made sodas, giant beer garden and children’s playground, live music inside & out!

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$7-$30

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Smoked pork, beef, turkey, ribs, chicken, and homemade sides. Large portions. Serving the BEST Barbeque at the Beach!

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Stack ‘Em High Pancakes & So Forth MP 9 Bypass 158, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-7064 www.stackemhighpancakesandsoforth.com

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Sunset Central—Serving Lunch and Dinner. Come check out our waterfront pier and gazebo. The only thing we overlook is the water.

Description

Outside Seating

Children’s Menu

Open All Year

Meal Price Range

The Shoppes at MP 10.5, Nags Head (252) 261-1111

Milepost 9.5, 1502 S. Croatan Hwy Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 (252) 255-1060 • www.plazaazteca.com

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Plaza Azteca Mexican Restaurant

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MP 8.5 under the wind turbine on the Bypass, Kill Devil Hills (252) 449-BREW (2739) • www.obbrewing.com

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Since 1978, Miller’s has served visitors and locals on the Outer Banks: Please join us for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner.

MP 9.5 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 441-7674 • www.millersseafood.com

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Miller’s Seafood & Steakhouse

MP 16 Bypass, Nags Head, NC (252) 441-6151 • www.millerswaterfront.com

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716 S. Highway 64/264 Manteo, NC 27954 (252) 473-5570 www.bigalsobx.com • Facebook.com/bigalsobx

Darrell’s Restaurant

Lost Colony Brewery & Cafe

208 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo, NC 27954 (252) 473-6666 • LostColonyBrewery.com

Ortega’z Southwestern Grill & Wine Bar 201 Sir Walter Raleigh St., Manteo (252) 473-5911 • www.ortegaz.com

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B/L/D

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Dinner reservations encouraged. Smallest Brewery in NC. Sidewalk dining in beautiful, downtown Historic Manteo. Quaint, waterside village. Pet-friendly Terrace.

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Southwestern Flavor with a Coastal kick. Located in the heart of the Historic Downtown Waterfront Village.

L/D

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Meals Served

Serving the area’s finest and freshest sushi assortment. Offering wide variety of authentic Japanese cuisine such as udon, katsu, teriyaki entrees, and more. Now also serving hibachi.

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521 S. US Highway 64/264 Manteo (252) 473-5366 • www.darrellsseafood.com

Beer/Wine/Spirits

MP 14, Nags Head Bypass 158 (252) 441-3511 • www.yellowsubmarineobx.com

Take-Out Service

Yellow Submarine Pizza & Subs

Children’s Menu

MP 8.5 Beach Road, 701 S. Virginia Dare Tr, Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 441-1180 • ThaiRoomOBX.com

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MP. 4 Bypass, Kitty Hawk (252) 261-1776 Scarborough Faire, Duck (252) 261-1740 Waterfront Shops, Duck (252) 255-5768 TimBuck ll, Corolla (252) 457-1058 Corolla, (252) 453-4994

MP. 4 Bypass, Kitty Hawk (252) 261-1776 Scarborough Faire, Duck (252) 261-1740 Waterfront Shops, Duck (252) 255-5768 TimBuck ll, Corolla (252) 457-1058 Corolla, (252) 453-4994

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Good at all locations Jarvisburg • Duck Corolla • Nags Head

Store Coupon Valid 5/1/17-4/30/18

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on your next purchase when you spend $65 or more and use your personal MVP Card. Valid in Outer Banks area stores ONLY. Must use personal MVP card. Limit one coupon per purchase of specified product, per transaction, per person, per day. Void if copied, sold, or exchanged. Do not double or triple. Void if coupon value exceeds retail value of item. Not applicable towards the purchase of tobacco, alcohol, gift cards, postage stamps or services. Not valid on Dairy items in TN, PA, and VA. No cash value. Coupon may not be posted or obtained on the internet.

FREE $20 OFF CLEANING Purchases of $200+ Bring in any piece of jewelry and have it professionally cleaned with a minimum purchase of $25. Present this coupon Go Guide coupon to receive.

3701 N. Croatan Hwy. Dunes Shops • Kitty Hawk, NC 252-255-5562

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MP 8.5, Kill Devill Hills 710 S. Croatan Hwy. Beside Duck Donuts (252) 715-4988

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10% OFF SUNGLASSES

!

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BAG

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with $20 Purchase of Merchandise.

$4 of FREE CANDY with $40 Purchase of Merchandise. Show this coupon to receive offer. One per customer. Exp. 5/1/2018. 7332 S. Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC 27959 252•441•TOYS toysobx.com

Get 1 Small Bag FREE (any flavors)

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TimBuck II Shopping Center 799 Sunset Blvd, Corolla (252) 453-4000 Scarborough Lane Shoppes 1171-D5 Duck Road, Duck (252) 255-4000

Kill Devil Hills Corolla MP 8.5 Bypass (252) 480-1774

TimBuck II

(252) 453-0242

www.Parrotbayobx.com FREE T-SHIRT PARROT BAY

Must present coupon at time of purchase. One coupon per person. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Some exceptions apply. Excludes recreation activities.

FREE POPCORN Buy 2 Large Bags,

Monteray Plaza 807-L Ocean Trail, Corolla (252) 453-0200 www.obxcoffee.com

with $59 purchase Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. This coupon may not be used in combination with any other coupon from this ad. Expires 5/1/18. Corolla and Kill Devil Hills

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with Wine Purchase With this coupon. Must show this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 5-31-18

7005 Caratoke Highway. Located ¼ mi. south of The Cotton Gin, 11 Miles North of the Wright Memorial Bridge, Hwy. 158, Jarvisburg. Visit our wine cellars at The Cotton Gin in Duck, TimBuck II, Corolla, Nags Head @ MP 14.5, and Jarvisburg.

15% OFF

ONE REGULAR PRICED ITEM (Not valid on certain brands. Limit one coupon per customer, per day) Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer or on discounted items (yellow tags). Expires 5/1/18. Corolla and Kill Devil Hills

PARROT BAY

May not be combined with any other offers or coupons. Other restrictions apply. Coupon must be redeemed at time of purchase. Exp 5/31/18

FREE

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ONE COUPON ONLY

WITH $10 PURCHASE

FREE MUG W/ $30 PURCHASE (ALL MAGAZINES) !

ONE COUPON ONLY

FREE

15% OFF

$1.00 OFF EACH SWEATSHIRT

MP 11 Bypass • 252.441.9411 MP 15.5 Bypass • 252.441.7293

www .F orbes C andies . Com

BAG OF SHELLS BEACH BAG OR SAND DOLLAR

NAGS HEAD:

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JEWELRY, T-SHIRTS, CLOTHING, GIFTS, TOYS & COASTAL DECOR

Scarborough Lane shoppes

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KEYCHAIN OR MAGNET Just for Visiting Our Store!

Limit one keychain or magnet per group/ family per day. No other special discounts or coupons apply with this offer. Please present this coupon to receive offer. While supply last. Visit our locations in The Outer Banks:

Kill Devil Hills Mile Post 8.5 Kill Devil Hills Between Mile Post 9 & 10 Nags Head Between Mile Post 15 & 16

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VGSG1

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BAG

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$1 OFF ANY SWEATSHIRT JFTB

$1.00 OFF EACH SWEATSHIRT

$2.00 OFF CHAIRS AND UMBRELLAS

Coupon not valid with sales items. Must show this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon at time of! purchase to receive offer. Expires Sept 1, 2017.

FREE PROMO BAG W/ $30 PURCHASE OR MORE

!

VGSW1 10% OFF SUNGLASSES

$2.00 OFF CHAIRS AND UMBRELLAS

$2.00 OFF CHAIRS AND UMBRELLAS

supplies last. Limit one per customer. Must show this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon to receive offer. Expires Sept 1, 2017.

10% OFF SUNGLASSES

$1.00 OFF EACH SWEATSHIRT

10% OFF SUNGLASSES

! Coupon not valid with sales items. Must show this coupon or Visitors Guide 10% OFF SUNGLASSES coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Expires Sept 1, 2017.

SUPER WINGS With purchase of $30.00 or more while

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$1.00 OFF EACH SWEATSHIRT

FREE COFFEE MUG 10% OFF SUNGLASSES

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Restaurants Shopping Entertainment See timbuckii.com for Info.

Go Guide coupon at time of purchase. Scarborough Lane Shops 1171 Duck Rd., D-4 Duck, NC 27949 252-715-4500 SpiceAndTea.com/duck

785 Sunset Blvd. Corolla, NC 27927

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Over 60 Exciting Shops Overlooking the Currituck Sound!

BUY 4 -1 oz BAGS OF CUSTOM SPICE BLENDS, GET 5TH OF EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE FREE! Must present this coupon or

$1.00 OFF EACH SWEATSHIRT !

FREE MUG W/ $30 PURCHASE (ALL MAGAZINES) !

OCEAN DRIVE

10% OFF SUNGLASSES

!

50 % OFF ICE CREAM

Purchase 1 double scoop waffle cone and get 50% off 2nd double scoop waffle cone. Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

$2 OFF ANY Large PIZZA PICK UP ONLY

Must present coupon at time of order or mention coupon on phone orders. No Limit. Not valid with any other offers. MP 9.5 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills 1600 S. Virginia Dare Trail (252) 441-3332

$1.00 OFF EACH SWEATSHIRT

!

20% OFF ENTRÉES when seated

10% OFF SUNGLASSES

between 4 pm – 5 pm Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

(252) 261-7325 4716 N. Croatan Hwy. Kitty Hawk, NC Next to Brew Thru argylesrestaurant.com

20% OFF APPETIZERS

!

$3OFF 10% OFF SUNGLASSES

A T-SHIRT OR SWEATSHIRT Not valid with any other offer. Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

MP 6 Beach Road Kill Devil Hills (252) 449-2220

“Late Bird” Special 10% OFF 10% OFF All Dinner Entrées

Between 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Gluten free items available. Not valid with any other offers. Present this coupon at time of purchase to receive offer.

10% off your entire meal if seated between 8-9pm. Alcohol excluded. Not valid with any other offer. Must present coupon at time of purchase.

MP. 4.5, Bypass Kitty Hawk (252) 261-1008

716 HWY 64, Manteo (252) 473-5570

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Present this or Go Guide coupon upon ordering to receive 20% off on food items only. Not valid with any other offer.

Monteray Plaza 887 Albacore Street Corolla, NC (252) 453-4503 buddhaliciousobx.com

EAT IN or TAKE OUT

Milepost 4 on the Beach Road 3848 Virginia Dare Trail in Kitty Hawk

252-261-3171 • BlackPelican.com For To-Go Orders, Call 252-261-5504

EARLY BIRD SPECIALS 3-5pm (Dine-in Only)

$2 OFF

ALL NINE-INCH GOURMET PIZZAS

Must present upon ordering between 3-5pm to receive offer. May not be used in conjunction with other offers. Items subject to availability.

Oyster Bar & Wine Bar Cafe

50% OFF RAW OYSTERS ON-THE-HALF

Wednesdays, Dine-In Only 1 Ocean Blvd., Southern Shores Crossing 252-480-0023 CoastalProvisionsOBX.com Offer subject to change.

252-441-6330 MP 9, Beach Rd.

Coupons Must Be Presented Upon Ordering to Receive Offers.

EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

15% 0FF

IF SEATED BETWEEN 3PM–5PM One coupon per group. Cannot be combined with other discounts.

OR

FREE POPCORN SHRIMP APPETIZER WITH PURCHASE OF 4 ENTRÉES Not valid with any offer.

GOOD AT BOTH NAGS HEAD & MANTEO LOCATIONS

5000 S. Croatan Hwy. MP 14 -Nags Head Darrells2obx.com 521 S. U.S. Hwy. 64/264 -Manteo DarrellsSeafood.com

1112 S. Virginia Dare Trail Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

$2 OFF “TAKE OUT” PIZZA Offer good for any large “Take Out” pizza. Must present coupon at time of purchase. Not valid with any other offers. Limit 1 per customer.

20% OFF EARLY BIRD

E A R LY

1216 Duck Rd. Duck NC • 252-261-0484 www.donutzonastick.com

Free Free Donut Stick on a

with any dessert purchase. Must present this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon to redeem. Limit one per customer. Not valid with any other offers.

Kids scoop of

Ice Cream

with any double scoop purchase.

Must present this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon to redeem. Limit one per customer. Not valid with any other offers.

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SPECIAL 3-5PM

(Excluding Alcohol) Must Present coupon offer upon ordering to receive offer. Not valid with other offers.

BIRD SPECIAL

GET 10% OFF your order of $15 or more

Good at ALL Dunkin’ Donuts Outer Banks locations. Cannot be combined with any other offer or discount. Not valid with k-cups or other promotional products. Limit 1 per customer. Exp 6/1/18

Nags Head - MP 10.5 (252) 480-1629 Kill Devil Hills - MP 5.5 (252) 261-4629 Grandy - 6520 Caratoke Hwy. (252) 453-4298 Corolla - 809 Ocean Trail (next to Food Lion) (252) 453-6291 Manteo - 817 US Highway 64 (252) 473-1712 DunkinDonutsOBX.com

20% OFF from 4-5 p.m.

Good for Adult Dinner Entrée for Entire Party. Does not include AYCE or Nightly Specials. Not valid with any other offers.

thedunesrestaurant.com | 252.441.1600 | 7013 S. Croatan Hwy, MP 16, Nags Head


COUPONS ON THE GO | DINING V 20%20% OFFOFF VG G EARLY DINERS SPECIAL EARLY DINERS SPECIAL (Entrees, Casual Dining Menu)

1201 S. Croatan Hwy, MP 9 • Kill Devil Hill

252.449.0628 www.fujiobx.com

BUY ONE CHICKEN HIBACHI DINNER, GET ONE CHICKEN HIBACHI DINNER 1/2 PRICE

Early Bird Special (5-6:30pm)

Early Bird Special valid if party seated by 6:30pm. Offer good for whole party, but excludes shared entrees. Must present coupon upon ordering to receive discount. Offer excludes separate checks. Expires 5/19/2018

FAMILY DEAL 15%Entrée Off 20% OFF Buy 4 Large Pizzas Get the 10% OFF Dinner Hibachi Dinner Entrée 5th One FREE

Great Prices & Great Food!

Early Bird Special

Early Bird Special (5-6:30pm)

Early Bird Special valid if party seated by 6:30pm. Offer good for whole party, but excludes shared entrees. Must present coupon upon ordering to receive discount. Offer excludes separate checks. Expires 5/19/2018

Any Adult Dinner Entree. Must be seated by 6pm. Redeem this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

Located in Scarborough Lane Shoppes, Duck (252)261-6991 www.fishbonesrawbar.com

Mention this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of ordering and present to redeem offer. Not valid with any other offers.

One coupon per guest check. Must be seated between 4-5:30pm. Valid on adult dinner entrees where star symbol is shown on menu. Must present

coupon at time of purchase.

3396 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 261-2025 www.henrysobx.com

785 Sunset Blvd, Corolla-Timbuck II 252-453-3199 giantslicepizza.com

(Entrees, Casual Dining Menu) be seated between 4:30-5:30 MustMust be seated between 4:30-5:30 pm. pm. Not applicable with special pricing, buffets, Not applicable with special pricing, buffets, holiday menus, or other discounts holiday menus, or other discounts and promotions. and promotions. this coupon placing ShowShow this coupon whenwhen placing order.order. Dec.2017. 31, 2017. ExpiresExpires Dec. 31,

Serving Nightly 4:30 -10 4:30pm -10 pm Serving Nightly

- 4116 252252 - 441- 441 - 4116 S. Croatan MP 10.5 23162316 S. Croatan HwyHwy • MP• 10.5 Head, NC 27959 NagsNags Head, NC 27959 www.kellysrestaurant.com www.kellysrestaurant.com

THE BEST NC STYLE BBQ ON THE OUTER BANKS

MP 2 on the Beach Road in Kitty Hawk

252-255-2275

www.highcottonbbq.com

EARLYBIRD SPECIAL

15% OFF

Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon, upon ordering to save 15% off entire check. Must be seated between 3:30-5:30pm. Good for everyone in party. Not valid in conjunction with other discount offers.

PACKAGE # 1 • $65.99 (FEEDS 6-8)

1 lb. Hand-Chopped Pork, Whole Fried Chicken, 1 Full Rack St. Louis Cut Ribs, 1 pt. Chopped Slaw, 1 pt. Baked Beans, 1 pt. Green Beans, 8 Hushpuppies, Sandwich Rolls

PACKAGE #1 TAKEOUT SPECIAL

$5 OFF

Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon, upon ordering to receive offer. Offer cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.

For More Great Offers, Turn to Page 30 in This Magazine!

Local Family Owned

10 % OFF Entire Check 11AM- 6 PM. Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offers. Not valid with any other offers.

MP 8.5 Bypass Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-5900 killdevilsfrozencustard.com

Formerly Full Moon Cafe

$2.00 OFF

FISH ’n CHIPS

After 4 pm, with this coupon. Offer not valid with any other offers and must be presented upon ordering.

208 Queen Elizabeth Street, Manteo Waterfront (252) 473-MOON LostColonyBrewery.com

$5 Dollars Off!

2 Regular Priced Adult Dinner Entrees Not applicable with special pricing, holiday menus, buffets, or other discounts and promotions. Show this coupon when placing order. Offer expires6/1/018 VG

252 • 480 • 1919 1630 N. Croatan Hwy @ MP7 Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

Pick-It-Up Special $2 Off Any And All Large Pizzas (limit of 3 per order)

Early Bird 15% OFF Between 3-5pm (excluding alcohol)

Mention one of these offers upon ordering and present this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon to redeem.

MP 4.5 3723 N Croatan Hwy Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 252-261-3113 MaxsPizzaOBX.com

A Vacation Destination IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE FOOD, IT’S ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE

the locals’ favorite Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Open March-October Memorial Day - Labor Day Mon-Sat Seating 2:30-9 p.m Sundays 4:00-9 p.m. (doors closed at 11:00)

MP 6 ¾ Beach Rd., 1836 N Virginia Dare Trl, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-6530 | www.jollyrogerobx.com Early Bird Special

Early Bird Special

Between 4:30-5:30pm BUY ONE - GET ONE

Between 4:30-5:30pm BUY ONE - GET ONE

ITALIAN SPECIALTIES DINNER ENTRÉE Must present this coupon, per person upon ordering to receive offer.

LANDLOVERS, CHEF’S SPECIALS & SEAFOOD ENTRÉES

FREE

Not valid on already discounted specials.

½ PRICE

Must present this coupon, per person upon ordering to receive offer. Not valid on already discounted specials.

Call for our Off-Summer Hours. 4117 N Croatan Hwy Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 MP 3.5 on the Bypass 158

Early Bird Special

Between 6:30-9:30am

10% OFF BREAKFAST

252-261-4973

Must present this coupon, per person upon ordering to receive offer.

SATURDAY ALL YOU CAN EAT

Not valid on already discounted specials.

WHOLE LOBSTER EVENT

15 % OFF 20% OFF

ALL ADULT DINNER ENTRÉES All Night

OR

ALL ADULT DINNER ENTRÉES If seated before 5 PM. For all members of your party. Excludes salads, sandwiches and children’s menu. Not valid with any other offer. Expires June 2018. Show this coupon or Go Guide Coupon to receive offer.

1520 Virginia Dare Trail, MP 9.5 Beach Road, Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-7674

With this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Can’t combine with any other offer. Call for pricing. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

SUNDAY

20% OFF ALL ADULT

Soundside at Timbuck II in Corolla 252-453-4336 GrillRoomOBX.com Please Call Ahead For Dinner Reservations

10% OFF

EARLY BIRD (5-6pm Dine-In Only)

Must present this coupon upon ordering to receive 10% OFF on food items only. Good for whole party. Only valid if seated by 6pm.

DINNER ENTRÉES If seated before 5 PM. For all members

of your party. Excludes salads, sandwiches and children’s menu. Not valid with any other offer. Show this coupon or Go Guide Coupon to receive offer. Valid only in downstairs dining room. Expires 5/30/18

MP 16, Hwy. 158 Soundfront (252) 441-6151 MillersWaterfront.com

4-6 P.M. FREE WHOLE LOBSTER

With purchase of Adult Buffet and this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Can’t combine with any other offer. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

MONDAY AND FRIDAY TILL 4 P.M. ALL YOU CAN EAT LOBSTER TAIL

With purchase of Adult Buffet and this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Can’t combine with any other offer. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

TUESDAY & WILD WEDNESDAY THURSDAY 10 DIFFERENT

ALL YOU CAN EAT LOBSTER CLAWS on buffet All Night

Offer expires 12/31/2017.

TYPES OF CRAB LEGS

Offer expires 12/31/2017.

20% OFF ENTREES & DESSERTS From 5-6 PM.

Must be seated by 6 p.m. Show this coupon or the Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

MP 2.5 on the Beach Road Kitty Hawk (252) 261-2546 www.obbistro.com

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DINING | COUPONS ON THE GO The Oceanfront Grille A T

CO R O L L A

L I G H T

FREE DELIVERY 4 LOCATIONS, 1 NUMBER

Entire meal between 3-6 pm.

Valid at dinner only. 1 per table, no exceptions. Show this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Expires 10/2017.

1197 Franklyn Street Corolla, NC 27927 252-453-4748 OceanfrontGrille.com

$1 OFF FISHING PIER

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

$15 OFF 20% OFF minimum $75. (Excludes Alcohol)

Expires 5/30/2018 Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Not valid with any other offers.

201 Sir Walter Raleigh St. Manteo (252) 473-5911 www.ortegaz.com

FREE

OBBS Bottle Opener

Key Chain w/Any Purchase! Must present this coupon at time of purchase to receive offer.

Milepost 8.5 under the wind turbine on the Bypass, Kill Devil Hills (252) 449-BREW (2739) www.obbrewing.com

Join Us For Food & Drinks at Fish Heads Bar & Grill

Buy 5 or more Large Pizzas, and get 15% off your entire check.

MP 18.5 Beach Rd. 8901 S. Old Oregon Inlet Rd. 252-441-5740

Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer.

$5 OFF

Must be of equal or lesser value entree. Not valid on Friday or Saturday. One coupon per party/ table. Not valid with any other offers. Redeem this or GoGuide coupon to receive offer.

Kill Devil Hill: 1502 S Croatan Highway Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 Elizabeth City: 3860 Patrick Way Elizabeth City, NC 27909

C ar o

stal Kit C oa ch en

between 3 and 5 p.m.

Alcohol, tax and tip excluded. Bring this coupon or coupon from Go Guide to receive offer.

252.453.2101 | 811 Ocean Trail Monteray Plaza | Corolla SaltWaterGrillOBX.com facebook.com/SWGrillobx

(excluding alcohol)

entrée with purchase of 2nd entrée & drinks

MP 16 / 6708 S. Croatan Hwy Nags Head, NC 27959 (252) 441-2637

FOOD ORDERS PLACED

PIZZA PARTY SPECIAL

One coupon per customer. Redeem this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Expires 5/1/2018.

(Entrees, Casual Dining Menu) Not applicable with special pricing, buffets, holiday menus, or other discounts and promotions. Show this coupon when placing order. Expires 5/20/18.

10% OFF

WWW.PIZZAZZPIZZA.NET

FISHING PASS

$ 5 OFF Dinner for Two na li

252.261.1111

Spanky’s Grille

$3.99

BBQ w/FRIES

Show this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Not valid with anyother offer. Eat-In only • Exp. Oct. 2017

4105 N Croatan Hwy Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 MP 3.5 in Kitty Hawk 252-261-1917 SpankysNC.com

Raw Bar & Grill

807 Ocean Trail Monteray Plaza Corolla, NC 27927 (252) 453-GAME

10% off Family Style

To-Go Breakfast Kitty Hawk Location Only.

Show this coupon or Outer Banks Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

Kitty Hawk MP 4.5 Bypass 158 (252) 261-8221

Buy a 6-inch sub and 30 oz. drink get a 6-inch sub of equal or lesser price free. Extras and Deluxe options at additional cost.* *Free sub excludes Extras and Deluxe options. Offer valid at participating U.S. restaurants for in-restaurant orders only, excluding kiosk orders. Plus tax. May not be combined with other coupons, offers or discount cards. No cash value. Not for sale. One coupon per customer per visit. Coupon must be surrendered with purchase. Void if transferred, sold, auctioned, produced, purchased or altered and where prohibited. SUBWAY® is a Registered Trademark of Subway IP Inc. ©2017 Subway IP Inc. Expires: 5/31/18.

10% Off Entrée

Between 3-5 PM

Must be seated before 5:00 pm. One coupon per party. Not valid with any other offer or special. Must show this coupon or coupon from Visitors Guide.

813 B Ocean Trail Monteray Shopping Center Corolla, NC 252-453-4663 sunfishgrillobx.com

EARLY BIRD

15% OFF

$5.00 OFF

Must present this coupon or coupon from Go Guide to receive offer. Not valid with any other offers.

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Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer.

An eclectic fusion of Pacific Rim and Caribbean cuisine.

$1 OFF

Any T-shirt Not valid with any other offers. Show this coupon to receive offer.

MP 1 Beach Road, Kitty Hawk, NC • 252-255-0026 Just South of the Hilton Hotel 1 www.rundowncafe.com

Free Pizza

Buy 5 or more Large Pizzas and get one free large cheese pizza.

Take out only. One coupon per party. Must show this coupon or coupon from Go Guide at time of purchase.

803 Albacore St. Monteray Shores Plaza Corolla, NC 27927 www.obxpizza.com (252) 453-4500

24147 vistor gudie ad 2 1.25x2.4.indd4/26/17 1 9:02 AM

SundogsRawBarGrill.com

the purchase of $35 or more

2 LARGE 2 TOPPING PIZZAS FOR $28.99

Entire check [5:00-6:00pm]

ENTIRE CHECK

Valid 4-6pm, Dine-In Only. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 5-31-2018.

710 S. Virginia Tr. MP 8.5 in Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-1180 ThaiRoomOBX.com

$3.99

FLATBREAD

WITH PURCHASE OF SMOOTHIE Must present this coupon to receive offer. No other discount can apply. One Coupon per transaction per day.

Expires 5/31/18. 5385 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores (252) 441-9996 2236 S. Croatan Hwy. MP 10, Nags Head (252) 441-3500 Tangier Outlet, MP16, Nags Head (252) 255-1516


COUPONS ON THE GO | DINING/ACTIVITIES Bistro Wine Bar

$2 OFF

Taphouse Retail

Free Pizza

CARRY-OUT SPECIAL

Weekend Brunch

Buy 5 or more Large Pizzas and get one free large cheese pizza.

ON ANY 16” LARGE PIZZA PURCHASED AT REGULAR PRICE!

Live Music MP 4.5 • 3708 N Croatan Hwy • Kitty Hawk 252-261-0277 • OBXTRiO.com

Carry-out only. Not valid with dine-in or delivery.

1/2 PRICE WineStation Card Get A $10 WineStation Card For Only $5!

Outer Banks Mall MP 14 Bypass • Nags Head 252-441-3511 yellowsubmarineobx.com

One coupon per customer. Must present this coupon upon purchase to receive offer.

Take out only. One coupon per party. Must show this coupon or coupon from Go Guide at time of purchase.

803 Albacore St. Monteray Shores Plaza Corolla, NC 27927 www.obxpizza.com (252) 453-4500

Helicopter, Biplane & Warbird Rides

CALL FOR AIR TOURS AS LOW AS $42!

CALL 252.453.6141

ENJOY A RELAXING OPEN - AIR SAFARI TOUR WWW.SEEWILDHORSES.COM • LOCATED AT COROLLA LIGHT TOWN CENTER

ASK ABOUT OUR “OBX BY AIR” VIDEO SPECIALS!

$

10 OFF

All Day Monday and Friday after 5:00 p.m.

$25.00 value. Must show this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 5/31/18.

Valid on Adult Ticket only. Good for all adults in party. Memorial Day through Labor Day. With this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase. Not valid with other discounts or special offers. Mention code 10offM&F5

252-475-HELI (4354) reservation www.obxhelicopters.com 252-216-7777 Biplane reservation www.obxbiplanes.com

$

5 OFF

$

Mon.-Fri.

Ask about Large Party Discounts

10 OFF Sat.-Sun.

Valid on Adult Ticket only.

Valid on Adult Ticket only.

Good for all adults in party. Memorial Day through Labor Day. With this coupon or GoGuide coupon at time of payment. Not valid with other discounts or special offers. Mention code 5offM-F

Good for all adults in party. Memorial Day through Labor Day. With this coupon or GoGuide coupon at time of payment. Not valid with other discounts or special offers. Mention code 10offS-S

Discount Good for Parties of 10 or More!

Good for all adults in party. Memorial Day through Labor Day. With this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of payment. Not valid with other discounts or special offers.

Certificate of Excellence

duck cycle

710 S. Virginia Tr. MP 8.5 in Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-1180 ThaiRoomOBX.com

FLATBREAD

WITH PURCHASE OF SMOOTHIE Must present this coupon to receive offer. No other discount can apply. One Coupon per transaction per day.

Expires 5/31/18. 5385 N. Virginia Dare Trail, Southern Shores (252) 441-9996 2236 S. Croatan Hwy. MP 10, Nags Head (252) 441-3500 Tangier Outlet, MP16, Nags Head (252) 255-1516

34th

season

$ 4 OFF

$5 OFF Each Adult Fare

Pre-Sold Tickets

Use code VG17 Not good with other offers or special events. Featuring “Nationally Recognized Comedians”!

(No Restrictions)

Must mention Promo Code: VG upon booking by phone or online.

Waterfront Shops, Duck (252) 441-3393

Visit comedyclubobx.com or call (252) 207-9950. Shows held at Kill Devil Hills - Ramada Plaza Hotel

s Hair weranpna &H

50% OFF T-Shirt

Hair Wraps Henna & Jagua Tattoos Feather Extensions Mermaid Makeovers for all ages. Cornrows Make your

With Bike Rental Or

25% OFF Ice Cream

Show this coupon or coupon from the Go Guide to receive offer.

Wild Horse Safari • Beach Cruiser & Kayak Safari Off-Road Beach Cruiser & Segway Safari Historic Corolla by Segway

1211 Duck Road Duck NC 27949 (252) 261-0356 203 E. Eckner in Kitty Hawk (252) 261-2060

OuterBanksTours.com •

252.453.0877

$5 OFF

DUCK • 252-261-3769

Scarborough Lane Shoppes B2 (next to Fishbones)

COROLLA • 252-453-0310

ANY SAFARI

Timbuck II Shoppes (above Resort Realty)

One coupon per Adult. Valid 7 days a week Memorial Day to Labor Day. Not Valid with any other offers. Show this coupon or Go Guide Coupon to receive offer.

MP 13 • Surfside Plaza (next to Harley Davidson)

TO THE BEARER OF THIS COUPON

NAGS HEAD • 252-441-6970

www.beachbraids.com

Tour Corolla’sWild Side

corollawildhorsetours.com

$5 OFF

Tuesday thru Friday

15% OFF $1 OFF Any Food baskets Corolla Movie & Bistro

CALL OR BOOK ONLINE

817B Ocean Trail, Corolla • Super Wings Plaza

$10 OFF Saturday & Sunday

$10 OFF

All Day Monday & 5pm Friday

Mention code 5offT-F. Good for Mention code 10offS-S. Good for Mention code 10offM&F5. Good

all adults in party. Vaild Memorial all adults in party. Vaild Memorial for all adults in party. Vaild Memorial Day-Labor Day. Not valid with Day-Labor Day. Not valid with other Day-Labor Day. Not valid with other offers or discounts. Must mention offers or discounts. Must mention other offers or discounts. Must mention or use code at time of purchase. or use code at time of purchase. or use code at time of purchase. ALL COUPONS SUMMER SEASONAL ONLY. ASK ABOUT ALREADY DISCOUNTED OFF-SEASON RATES.

10% OFF ALL SERVICES

Not Valid on Custom Tattoos

Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon before purchase. Not valid with other offers. We will meet or beat competitors’ prices (or coupons)

two games of lazer tag

Since 1996

Tours

appointment today!

$3 OFF

Leading the Way

252-453-8602 Discount good for parties of 10 or more. Vaild Memorial Day-Labor Day. Not valid with other offers or discounts.

Valid 4-6pm, Dine-In Only. Not valid with any other offer. Expires 5-31-2018.

$3.99

HHHH H

WINNER 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

kitty hawk cycle

ASK ABOUT LARGE PARTY DISCOUNTS Large Parties of 10 or more

15% OFF

ENTIRE CHECK

Back Beach WILD HORSE TOURS

OBX AIRTOURS

Bob’s

EARLY BIRD

Up to 4 baskets per coupon. Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon to receive offer.

815E Ocean Trail • Corolla NC (located in Monteray Plaza, next to Food Lion) 252-453-2999 CorollaMovieBistro.com

any merchandise with $30 or more purchase at Museum Store. Must show this coupon or coupon from the Go Guide to receive offer.

1129 Corolla Village Rd Corolla, NC 27927 corollawildhorses.org 252-453-8002

WE TAKE COMPETITORS’ LAZER TAG COUPONS FOR AN EXTRA DOLLAR! One coupon per person. Not valid in combination with any other offer. Show this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon to receive offer.

MP 9 Bypass • 1217 Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills. (252) 715-0949

$1.50 OFF

One Game of 3D MiniGolf

COMPETITORS’ COUPONS NOT VALID ON THIS OFFER Must present coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Coupon good for all party members.

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ACTIVITIES | COUPONS ON THE GO duck cycle

Enjoy The Adventure

OPEN YEAR D! ROUN

kitty hawk cycle

50% OFF T-Shirt

810 Ocean traiL, Corolla, NC 27927 Next to TimBuck II · 252-453-7777

25% OFF Ice Cream

THREE 9-HOLE GOLF COURSES SPIN ZONE BUMPER CARs · SNACKS

Play BEFORE 5pm. Good for entire party. Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Not valid with any other offers. Expires 05-20-18

$1 OFF EVERY GAME

Choose Your Vehicle

Show this coupon or coupon from the Go Guide to receive offer.

Unlimited Savings. $1off every game (Spin Zone Bumper Cars & Mini Golf) for everyone BEFORE 5pm. Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Not valid with any other offers. Expires 05-20-18

1211 Duck Road Duck NC 27949 (252) 261-0356 203 E. Eckner in Kitty Hawk (252) 261-2060

Eden Day Spa & Salon

Corolla Mini Golf

4X4 KAYAK TOUR le Mini-Golf & Pedal B 8 Ho oat 1 t s! n fro

HUMMER HORSE TOUR

Sou nd

FREE 9 HOLES WITH PURCHASE OF 18 HOLES

Guided Wild Horse Tour

With Bike Rental Or

JEEP ADVENTURE TOUR

CorollaAdventures.com

An Aveda Concepts Salon and Spa

$10 OFF Any Massage or Facial Show this coupon or Go Guide coupon when ordering service.

Corolla: 817 Ocean Trail Suite C, Monterey Plaza Corolla, NC 27927 252.453.0712 Special Events: 252.255.0711 Currituck: 2870 Caratoke Hwy. Currituck, NC 27929 252.232.1306 edendayspasalon.com

ATV TOUR

Soundfront, Timbuck II

252-453-6900

corollawatersports.com

$15 OFF

$7 OFF

$15 OFF

AND / OR

Friday

Saturday – Tuesday Per Flight

$10 OFF

WAVERUNNER WAVERUNNER PARASAILING PARASAILING Flight–Any Day Per Flight Saturday – Monday Tuesday Per Save $15 on 1st Boat Wednesday (Any Time Slot) thru Tuesday – Friday (9am Slot Only)

AND / OR

(Any Time Slot)

(Any Time Slot)

thru Friday

(Anytime)

MUST PRESENT THE ABOVE COUPONS AT TIME OF RESERVATION TO RECEIVE OFFER. OFFERS CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH EACH OTHER.

$2 OFF

DAYTIME PUTT-PUTT SPECIAL 8AM-5PM Must present coupon prior to playing. Offer good for whole party.

(252) 453-0077 • (252) 453-6899

$5 OFFANY TOUR ALL WEEK

1070 Ocean Trail Corolla, NC

or visit our website CorollaAdventures.com for a bigger discount on WEEKENDS

Show this coupon or Visitors Guide coupon upon booking tour to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer. Restrictions apply.

|

$2 OFF

252-207-0511

1210 OCEAN TRAIL, COROLLA

$3 OFF Crystal Dawn's

5 OFF

Ask About $ $ $10 OFF Large Party 10 OFF All Day Monday & Discounts Sat-Sun Mon- Fri Friday after 5 pm

1/2 DAY FISHING TRIP OR PURPLE MARTIN EXCURSION Good for entire party. Mention this coupon upon booking or at time of purchase to receive offer.

$5 OFF Country Girl's

Good for Parties of 10 or More! Valid on Adult Tickets only. Valid on Adult Tickets only. Valid on Adult Tickets only. Good for all adults in party. Good for all adults in party. Good for all adults in party. Good for all adults in party. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Memorial Day through Labor With this coupon or Go Guide With this coupon or Go Guide coupon Day. With this coupon or Go Guide With this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of payment. Not valid with coupon at time of payment. at time of payment. Not valid with coupon at time of payment. other discounts or special offers. Not valid with other discounts or other discounts or special offers. Not valid with other discounts Mention code 10offS-S special offers. Mention code 5offM-F Mention code 10offM&F5 or special offers.

ALL DAY WRECK FISHING

Good for entire party. Mention this coupon upon booking or at time of purchase to receive offer.

WEAR IT • RENT IT • LEARN IT !

Boating Center

EACH TICKET

$5AnyOFF OFF $1 Ticket

EACH TICKET Saturday & Sunday Valid Thru 5/31/2018. Code: vguide Must present coupon. Cannot be combined anyHead other offer. MPwith 16 Nags

GOOD FOR ENTIRE PARTY

GOOD FOR ENTIRE PARTY

1411 National Park Dr., Manteo ElizabethanGardens.org 252-473-3234

behind Dairy 1411 National Park Queen Dr., Manteo 252-715-3622 ElizabethanGardens.org firstflightadventurepark.com 252-473-3234

Must present coupon. Cannot be combined with any other offer.

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$10 OFF

Pontoon Boat Rentals

Must be 21 years of age and have current drivers license. Mention this coupon at time of reservation, by phone or in person to receive offer. Expires 5/30/18.

Nags Head-Manteo Causeway (252) 441-5028

$1 OFF GO-KART RIDES BEFORE 6PM

Show this coupon or GoGuide coupon to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer.

MP 15.5 6504 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC (252) 441-4499

A WATERPARK EXPERIENCE LIKE NO OTHER

WETTER COOLER

ER PA RK .CO M

$1 OFF

ROANOKE ISLAND SUNSET CRUISE

Good for entire party. Mention this coupon upon booking or at time of purchase to receive offer.

Online Booking Available!

SeeCorollaWildHorses.com

The Country Girl

10% OFF

RENTAL & SURF LESSONS

SPLASHIER

Must present coupon upon booking using code: OBVG10 to receive offer.

AT H2OBXW

41056 Highway 12 Avon, NC 252-995-6160 HIBoardSports.com

WILDER


COUPONS ON THE GO | ACTIVITIES Two Great Deals On Weekly Rentals!

11 Mile Post ad Beach Rod Nags Hea875 252-441-5

UP TO $4 SAVINGS

$1 Discount Per Person For Up to 4 Players Until 5pm Must present coupon & be finished by 5pm. Valid with Unlimited Play All Day Offer, but cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Offer expires 10/15/2017.

$10 OFF

UP TO $4.00 SAVINGS

Weekly Kayak Rentals

and/or

$15 OFF

Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals

$1.00 Discount Per Person for up to 4 players until 6 p.m. Cannot be combined with any other discount offer. Must present coupon or Visitors Guide coupon at time of purchase and is only good for first game.

Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon upon booking rental to receive offer. Not valid with other offers. Expires 5/20/18

3 LOCATIONS: Ocean Club Centre, Corolla 252-453-9388 or 252-453-6106 Mp 9 Beach Rd, Kill Devil Hills 252-441-9480 or 252-441-6048 Scarborough Faire Shoppes, Duck 252-299-5854

1600 N. Croatan Hwy. Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 480-0142

$10 OFF Any One Individual Spa Treatment

Present coupon at time of service. Not redeemable with other specials, discounts, packages, manicures, pedicures, waxing or retail products.

Buccaneer Walk Shops 3810 N. Croatan Hwy., MP 4.5 Kitty Hawk, NC (252) 261-0800 www.lotusdayspaobx.com

nags head

DOLPHIN

Watch & ReseaRch centeR

10% OFF OUTER BANKS

$1 OFF

PHOTO TOURS & WORKSHOPS

for UNLIMITED PLAY until 4PM

Show this coupon or GoGuide coupon to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer.

Must mention coupon prior to making reservation. Offer subject to availability. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Expires 5/20/18.

6704 S. Croatan Hwy Nags Head, NC 27959

Adjacent to Full Throttle Speedway

BucklerPhoto.com 252-599-6275

LARGEST SELECTION OF KITES AND TOYS ON THE OBX T-SHIRTS, FOOTWEAR, APPAREL & MORE

$5 OFF

$30 RETAIL PURCHASE AT ANY KITT Y HAWK KITES

Must present coupon at time of purchase. One coupon per person. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Some exceptions apply. Excludes recreation activities.

MILEPOST 15.5 • NAGS HEAD

(252) 480-6606

NAGS HEAD

Licensed to S P E E D

SAVE $1

GOOD BEFORE 6PM. Show this coupon or coupon from the Go Guide to receive offer. Not valid with any other offer. 025407

KITTYHAWK.COM • 1.877.FLY.THIS

MP 16 Bypass 7000 S. Croatan Hwy. Nags Head, NC next to Tanger Outlet (252) 480-4639

Closest DolphinTour to the Beach!

DAYTIME SPECIAL

NAGS HEAD WATERSPORTS

Reserve Online or Call 252-441-4124 ext.1 1-877-FLY-THIS (1-877-359-8447)

$5 OFF

Adult Dolphin Tour (Mon & Tues Only)

10% OFF

Parties of 10 or More (Any Day)

Must mention/present coupon upon booking reservation to receive offer. Not valid with other offers.

JET SKIS • PARASAIL KAYAKS • PONTOON BOATS STAND UP PADDLEBOARD 7612 S Virginia Dare Trail, NC Route 12 (main DuckNags Rd.)Head, at the (on the Manteo/Nags Causeway) border of Duck &Head Sanderling

(252) 255-5007 NagsHeadJetSkiRentals.com

$10 OFF

$6 OFF

Must present before payment. Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Offer good for entire party. Not valid with any other offer. (Per Flight)

Must present before payment. Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Offer good for entire party. Not valid with any other offer.

On Double or Triple Flights! Jet Ski or Pontoon Boat Rental, Parasail Flight or ANYTIME, ANY DAY! Reservations Required. Weekly Kayak Rentals

North Beach Watersports

$10 OFF $10 OFF Any Parasail Flight

1hr. Waverunner Rental

Show this coupon or Go Guide coupon upon ordering to receive offer. Not valid with other discounts.

Inn at Corolla Light 1066 Ocean Trail, Corolla 252-455-9977 252-597-1928 NorthBeachWatersports.com

PER PERSON

6 OFF PARASAILING

$

All Day Monday and Tuesday 1st Boat Wednesday thru Saturday

Must present coupon. Not valid with any other coupons or specials. Good for entire group.

15 OFF WAVERUNNERS

$ BOOK ONLINE! NORBANKS.COM 252-261-2900 1314 Duck Road

All Day Monday and Tuesday 9am Wednesday thru Saturday

Must present coupon. Not valid with any other coupons or specials. Good for entire group.

$25 OFF Tubing, Wakeboarding, Waterskiing & Pontoon Boat Rentals All Day Monday and Tuesday Must present coupon. Not valid with any other coupons or specials.

7 OFF ANYTIME

$

Any Activity

Must present coupon. Not valid with any other coupons or specials. Good for entire group.

23rd CONSECUTIVE SEASON!

We Dock at the Beautiful Manteo Waterfront Boardwalk 400 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC FREE Public Parking at Roanoke Island Festival Park

Tickets 8am-6pm Monday-Friday Tickets Sales Online 24/7 (Discount code: OBTW-10OFF) May–October • (252) 473-1475 • OuterBanksCruises.com

$10 OFF 10 AM TOUR

Offer Good Daily For 10am Tour Adults Only. Must Mention or Present This Coupon or Go Guide Coupon Upon Booking Tour To Receive Offer.

50% OFF All Tickets

Advance purchase only. Call or book online! Mention Go Guide coupon to receive offer. Online use code “GHOSTVG.” Cannot be combined with any other offers. Code: GHOSTVG

Call For Tickets: 1-800-838-3006 105 Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo, NC 252-305-2976 OBXGhostTours.com

$10 OFF

SUMMER BEACH HORSEBACK RIDE Cape Hatteras National Seashore on Coquina Beach in S. Nags Head (Ramp #2), off Hwy. 12 across from Bodie Island Lighthouse Road. Promo Code: 10offOBX

(252) 573-8044 OBXHorseback.com

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ACTIVITIES | COUPONS ON THE GO WAVE RUNNERS • PARASAIL KAYAKS • PONTOON BOATS STAND UP PADDLEBOARD

Outer Banks

Massage Therapy

Route12 (main Duck Rd.) at the border of Duck & Sanderling

$4 OFF

(252) 261-4200 DuckJetSkiRentals.com

Per Person

4-Course dinner and interactive comedy murder mystery show. Must mention Visitors Guide coupon at time of reservation. Cannot be combined with any other offer. CODE: MYSTERYVG

Call For Tickets: 1-800-838-3006 1601 S. Virginia Dare Trail Kill Devil Hills 252-305-2976 obxmysterydinner.com

$10 OFF $6 OFF On Double or Triple Flights! Jet Ski or Pontoon Boat ANYTIME, ANY DAY! Reservations Required.

Must present before payment. Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Offer good for entire party. Not valid with any other offer. (Per Flight)

Rental, Parasail Flight or Weekly Kayak Rentals

Must Present this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Offer good for entire party. Not valid with any other offer.

10% OFF

One Massage or Spa Package In Spa Only.

Cannot be combined with other offers. Valid for one customer only.

791B Sunset Blvd. Tim Buck II, Corolla (252) 639-0623

$5 OFF

FAMILY DAY MONDAYS

Per adult ticket. Mondays only. Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of booking. Not valid with other offers. Exp. 5/20/2018.

Broad Creek Marina 708 Harbor Rd. Wanchese, NC 27981 (252) 573-0547 ParadiseCruisesOBX.com

Call Today For Details! Area’s Premier Public Driving Range

$2MustOFF LARGE BUCKET Present at Time of Purchase 308 Pointe Golf Club Dr. Powells Point, NC 27966 877-736-1461 ThePointeGolfClub.com

GRAND OPENING

252-441-7626

MP 5 1/2 on the Bypass, Kill Devil Hills MINI GOLF • BUMPER CARS GO-KARTS • BUNGEE TRAMPOLINE

SUMMER 2017! Arcade & 18 Holes of Pirate Fun! 252-453-4443 • 1159 Austin St.

1 OFF EVERY GAME FREE 18 HOLES Before 5 pm – Unlimited Savings $

Play Before 5 pm

BEST Summer Twilight Rates as Low as $65

$1 off every game for everyone before 5pm. Save Play 2 Courses for the Price of 1 on Electric Fast Go Karts, Spin Zone Bumper Cars. Notvalidwithanyotheroffers.Mustpresent Not valid with any other offers. Must present thiscouponorGoGuidecouponattimeof this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchasetoreceiveoffer.Expires 05-20-18 purchase to receive offer. Expires 05-20-18

Corolla Light Town Center

$50 OFF Full Day OR $25 OFF ½ Day Group Charter (Friday-Monday only) Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at the boat. Not valid with any other offers/discounts.

$1 OFF

Located In Duck at Barrier Island, Across from Sunset Grille. 252-255-2248 www.SharkysCharters.com

18 HOLES

With this coupon. Valid before 5pm. Not valid with any other offer. Expire 5/20/2018.

will you

$15 Off all Jetski Rentals

Early Bird & Weekend Special Save $15 off when you book for 9am, or Saturday & Sunday ALL day. Present coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase to receive offer. Not valid with other specials or offers. Reservations recommended.

1264 Duck Road, Duck, NC (252) 261-1839

$10.00 OFF

Per Person for Parties of 6 or more Adults Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesdays only.

Valid YEAR-ROUND

COUPON CODE: WEBGROUP10

10% OFF

ENTIRE GROUP OR

TUESDAYS

20% OFF

ENTIRE GROUP

Must show this coupon or coupon from Go Guide to receive offer. 8845 Caratoke Hwy, Suite 10 Harbinger, NC 27941 (252) 491-5656 WillYouEscapeTheOBX.com

$5.00 OFF

VACATION AT THE Y

Must present this coupon or Go Guide coupon at time of purchase.

OUTER BANKS FAMILY YMCA MP 11 Nags Head We make healthy activity en (252) 449- 8897 three pools, racquetball cou www.obxymca.org

classes every day! Day and W Passes are available.

Valid YEAR-ROUND

North Beach Watersports

COUPON CODE: VGMT5

1hr. Waverunner Rental

252.489.2020 www.WildHorseTour.com

Flex Pass

Weekly Passes available for individuals and families to enjoy on their week stay. $75 for individuals. $95 for families.

Zone for families and group

Everyone In Your Party Mondays & Tuesdays

Must present coupon at time of payment. Coupons cannot be used in conjunction or with any other offer.

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ANY DAY

$10 OFF $10 OFF Any Parasail Flight

Show this coupon or Go Guide coupon upon ordering to receive offer. Not valid with other discounts.

Inn at Corolla Light 1066 Ocean Trail, Corolla 252-455-9977 252-597-1928 NorthBeachWatersports.com

UP TO $4.00 SAVINGS $1.00 Discount Per Person for up to 4 players until 6 p.m. Cannot be combined with any other discount offer. Must present coupon or Visitors Guide coupon at time of purchase and is only good for first game.

1600 N. Croatan Hwy. Kill Devil Hills, NC (252) 480-0142

Family Rate Individual Rate

$95 $75

BEST Summer Twilight Rates your pass to asPurchase Low as $65

www.obxymca.org. Call Today For Details! Area’s Premier Public Driving Range

$2MustOFF LARGE BUCKET Present at Time of Purchase

308 Pointe Golf Club Dr. Powells Point, NCBANKS 27966 OUTER FAMILY Y 877-736-1461 MP 11 Nags Head ThePointeGolfClub.com

P 252 449 8897 W www.ob


C ar o

oastal Kitc C he a n n li

r a y r o coas p m e t t n al o c favo Local Fresh Seafood & Produce rites Vegetarian & Gluten Free Selections

Daily Specials

All Natural Meats | Wine & Cocktails Regional Craft Beer Selection

252.453.2101 | 811 Ocean Trail | Monteray Plaza | Corolla

WWW.SALTWATERGRILLOBX.COM visit our website for nightly features | www.facebook.com/SWGrillobx

Lunch & Dinner Monday - Saturday

10% OFF 10% OFF

food purchase made between food 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. purchase made between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m.

Alcohol, tax and tip excluded. Bring your coupon from this guide or the Go Guide to receive offer.


A Vaca

Celebrating 18 Years!!

IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT 4117 N. Croatan Hwy. MP 3.5 on the Bypass in Kitty Hawk

252-261-4973

www.jimmysobxbuffet.com

–––––––––––––––––––––––––– OPEN MARCH-OCTOBER MEMORIAL DAY - LABOR DAY MON-SAT SEATING 2:30-9PM, SUNDAYS 4:OO-9:00PM (DOORS CLOSE AT 11PM.)

YOUR CHOICE: BUFFET OR DINNER MENU

ORDER ONlINE aT jimmysobxbuffet.com

Call about our Free Petting Zoo!

OPEN SPRING & FALL CALL FOR HOURS.

–––––––––––––––––––––––––– KID-FRIENDLY BUFFET ITEMS & PRICING


tion Destination THE FOOD, IT’S ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE SATURDAY

CURBSIDE PICK UP OR DElIVERY

ALL YOU CAN EAT LOBSTER EVENT

252-261-4974

We cater to

6 DIFFERENT TYPES OF CRAB LEGS ON BUFFET NIGHTLY!!

BIG FAMILIES, (for Dine in, Delivery, or Pick up)

TAKE-OUT

FREE 1lb. of Shrimp With Purchase of $69.99 or More OR FREE Delivery With Purchase of $99.99 or More Offers can not be combined with each other. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

CELEBRATING 18 YEARS

It all began with three partners and their idea of starting a one-of-a-kind seafood buffet business. One of the partners, my husband Jerry Dowless, decided to buy out the business in May of 2003. Unfortunately, Jerry passed away in August of that same year, leaving me and my three children with a tough decision. We are so glad we made the choice to carry on our dreams because, today, we can proudly celebrate being in business for 18 fun and successful years. Jimmy’s offers the usual seafood fare, but with an emphasis on a Caribbean twist, giving our food choices diverse flavors from all over the world. When it comes to our buffet, we have high hopes you will not be disappointed with all that is offered. Undoubtedly you will find unique seafood options as well as traditional Southern food and made-to-order desserts! In addition to our tasty food, our welcoming and down-to-earth staff will certainly make you feel at home when dining at Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet. After being in business for 18 years now, we are proud to be known as the “Vacation Destination” by people from all over. To all of you who come back year after year, and to those who plan to come in the future, my children and I thank you dearly. —Liz Dowless

With this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Can’t combine with any other offer. Call for pricing. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

SUNDAY

4 P.M.- 6 P.M. FREE WHOLE LOBSTER

With purchase of Adult Buffet and this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Can’t combine with any other offer. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

MONDAY & FRIDAY

TILL 4 P.M. ALL YOU CAN EAT LOBSTER TAIL

With purchase of Adult Buffet and this coupon or Go Guide coupon. Can’t combine with any other offer. Offer Expires 12/31/2017.

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS ALL YOU CAN EAT LOBSTER CLAWS on Buffet All Night

Offer expires 12/31/2017.

WILD WEDNESDAY

10 DIFFERENT TYPES OF CRAB LEGS Offer Expires 12/31/2017.


ALL-Y

O U - C A N - E AT

CRAB LEGS

AYCE BREAKFAST & FRESH FRUIT BAR IN SEASON • LOCAL SEAFOOD • SOUTHERN FAVORITES BURGERS & STEAKS • NIGHTLY SPECIALS • R-BAR SPECIALTY COCKTAILS & CRAFT BEERS E A R LY

BIRD SPECIAL

20% off 4-5 P.M. Good for Adult Dinner Entrée for Entire Party. Does not include AYCE or Nightly Specials. Not valid with any other offers.

The Dunes Restaurant & R-Bar

7013 S. Croatan Hwy. MP 16, Nags Head 252.441.1600 | thedunesrestaurant.com

Breakfast Mon-Fri 7:00 a.m.-Noon, Sat & Sun til 12:30 p.m. | Dinner 4:00-9:00 p.m. Nightly

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