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4 Currituck Outer Banks Running & Cycling Events Not to Miss in 2019

If you run or ride, you have to come to the Currituck Outer Banks. No matter the time of year, be it the peak of summer or the cool and comfortable shoulder seasons, the shores of Corolla provide beautiful scenery for any adventure. You’ll find many opportunities for beach and road cycling, and running in … Read More 4 Currituck Outer Banks Running & Cycling Events Not to Miss in 2019 »

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Currituck Outer Banks Event Homes Offer a Unique, Unforgettable Experience

Once you experience the luxury of a furnished beach home rental, especially in the Currituck Outer Banks, you’ll find it difficult to vacation any other way. It’s no surprise to see perennial visitors to our shores, many of whom bring friends and family to share the sunshine and sights of our majestic horses playing in … Read More Currituck Outer Banks Event Homes Offer a Unique, Unforgettable Experience »

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The Horses in Winter, and Rain

No matter the season, the wild mustangs of Corolla are one of the biggest, if not the top, attractions in Currituck County. At the height of the season, visitors on chartered horse-sighting tours roll past the dunes hoping for a glimpse of these majestic beauties. We have many reasons to count the wild horses among … Read More The Horses in Winter, and Rain »

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Ring in the New Year the Currituck Way

You could put on layers and layers of warm clothing, drive around town until you find a decent parking spot, and elbow strangers for space at the buffet table while you count the minutes until midnight. Or, you could gather close friends and family together in one place, order in a delicious feast complete with … Read More Ring in the New Year the Currituck Way »

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Currituck Beach Lighthouse Celebrates 143 Years with Free Tours Dec. 1

The panoramic view atop Currituck Beach Lighthouse never gets old, even when people have been enjoying it for 143 years. From the top of this historic landmark, you can see the Currituck Outer Banks, the waters of the Currituck Sound and the waves of the Atlantic. It’s a sight everyone needs to glimpse at least … Read More Currituck Beach Lighthouse Celebrates 143 Years with Free Tours Dec. 1 »

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Epicurean Hunt Evening: A Toast to Whalehead’s History

With a champagne glass in hand and the soft piano notes of Christmas carols playing, visitors to Whalehead at Historic Corolla can experience for themselves what the holidays might have been like at this former hunting lodge. On Dec. 1, the mansion-turned-museum will host its Epicurean Hunt Evening – a special event that recreates what … Read More Epicurean Hunt Evening: A Toast to Whalehead’s History »

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Fall is a Special Time For Hunters in Currituck

Renowned for its breathtaking sunsets and views, Currituck County is also famous for its incredible hunting opportunities. From hunting ducks to swans and deer, fall is a wonderful season to spend some time immersed in nature. “Currituck has a lot of open land and a lot of great places for wildlife,” said J. Chris Turner, … Read More Fall is a Special Time For Hunters in Currituck »

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The Ghosts of Whalehead

When you gaze upon Whalehead in Historic Corolla, you can see why so many engaged couples choose the grounds surrounding this majestic mansion to celebrate their love and commitment to each other. The last thing anyone is thinking is that the hunting lodge turned museum might be home to a few ghosts. Built in 1925, … Read More The Ghosts of Whalehead »

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Unwind, Relax With Free Outdoor Yoga Class

If the constant sound of crashing waves and fresh ocean air aren’t enough to help you unwind on the Currituck Outer Banks, grab a large beach towel and head to Whalehead in Historic Corolla for a free outdoor yoga class. With every yoga pose and mindful breath, instructor Jennifer Spore helps visitors enjoy their beach … Read More Unwind, Relax With Free Outdoor Yoga Class »

The capture of the Pirate, Blackbeard, 1718. Painting by J. L. G. Ferris.

The Pirates of Currituck County

Pelicans dive for fish. A wild Colonial Spanish Mustang cools off in the surf. Seashells tumble up onto the beach. It’s hard to imagine the pristine waters off North Carolina’s coast were once home to treacherous pirates lurking amidst its waves. Long before the Outer Banks became an oasis for families to enjoy the ultimate … Read More The Pirates of Currituck County »

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Try Hang Gliding in Currituck This Summer

In the 10 to 15 minutes you spend hang gliding 2,000 feet above Currituck County, life’s problems and challenges just drift away. Here, the region’s renowned beauty brings about a new perspective. At your wingtip, you may be gliding alongside a hawk or an eagle. In the distance, you can see the vast Atlantic, the … Read More Try Hang Gliding in Currituck This Summer »

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Discover Sanctuary Vineyards

When you’ve had plenty of sun and need a break from the beach, Sanctuary Vineyards provides the perfect refuge during your vacation to the Currituck Outer Banks. Owned and operated by the Wright family, Sanctuary Vineyards is located on a quaint farm on the Currituck sound side, off U.S. Highway 158 in Jarvisburg, North Carolina. … Read More Discover Sanctuary Vineyards »