Respect the Ocean & Lifeguards

While you are soaking up the sun and enjoying your carefree day at the beach, our lifeguards are perched in their stands keeping a vigilant watch over you and your loved ones. They have spent [...]

Lessons in Lifeguarding

We see them up on the lifeguard stands, making water advisories and responding to emergencies. Occasionally we even talk to them to inquire about ocean conditions. But most of us don’t know what [...]

Lifesaving Traditions of the Outer Banks

Saving lives at sea has been a tradition on the Outer Banks since the first European settlers arrived here more than 400 years ago. Today, the primary responsibility for upholding that tradition [...]

Diggin’ For Trouble

Last summer, David Frasier and his family were vacationing at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore when Frasier decided to partake in a common beach activity: digging in the sand. He was [...]

Carmageddon!

Arguably the worst place to be on a Saturday or Sunday in the summer is the US 158/NC 12 intersection in Kitty Hawk where drivers turn toward Duck and Corolla. Not only is the traffic verging on [...]

Weekend Woes for Travelers to the OBX

Visitors who cross our bridges during the upcoming fall weekends will no doubt be relieved of summer congestion and hours of waiting in bumper-to-bumper traffic. What we offer for you here are [...]

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