Fins Up!

A day on the water with Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research On a sunny, breezy day toward the end of May, a pontoon boat bounces across the whitecaps on the Roanoke Sound, heading south from [...]

Species Spotlight: Turtles

May 23 is World Turtle Day, and what better way to celebrate than to talk about some of the awesome reptiles that call eastern North Carolina home? Everyone is probably familiar with the [...]

Doors of Dare County

Doors of Dare County A pink door might signify that a home’s occupants are hopelessly romantic, while a blue door tells the world that you value peace and truth. No paint on the door? Then [...]

Summer Bucket List

I know it’s not even March yet but we’ve gotten through the absolute worst of the winter (hopefully…), the days are getting longer, and when I glance out the window I think “wow, it looks warm [...]

You might be an OBX local when…

It takes a special kind of person to live on the Outer Banks year-round. To make it work here you have to be resourceful, able to roll with the punches, not afraid of a little wind every once in [...]