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Outer Banks Vacation Rentals - Find Your OBX Beach House
Outer Banks Vacation Rentals
There are thousands of Outer Banks vacation rental homes in all different shapes and sizes. You will find everything from oceanfront mansions that sleep 30, to affordable one bedroom condos. Our Outer Banks Vacation Rental guide shows you what rental companies have the beach house you are looking for.

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Outer Banks Message Board - The OBX's Best Vacation Forum
Outer Banks Message Board
The Outer Banks busiest message board with great information on your favorite area. Ask questions, get answers and talk about OBX. With thousands of members, the OBX Connection message board is a fun and informative forum!

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Top 5 Most Recent Topics From The Outer Banks Message Board
OLD FASHIONED BEACH HOUSES- STILL EXIST? - Posted By: Cavalier on 8/8/2020
I'm felling nostalgic for the Nags Head of my youth. We used to stay around MP 9 in an old beach house that had no AC, no phone, no TV, bedrooms were just tiny rooms for sleeping and the porches were huge and fantastic. You spent your day from sun up to sun down outside. Does that still exist anywhere in NH, Kitty Hawk area or is it too bulit up to find that again?

LOCAL BUILDER WANTED - Posted By: outcast on 8/8/2020
Looking for a small licensed local builder for a house in salvo I want someone that is hands on any references would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

CRAZY GOOD SALES MARKET - Posted By: Tim-OBX on 8/8/2020
This is just 10 days of closings. In the Nags Head to Corolla area there are over 580 properties under contract now. (BN) (Y) :bgr: :luv:

CAROVA QUESTION - Posted By: craicncrabs on 8/8/2020
Has the area gotten much rain in the last couple of days? Wondering about sand conditions.

COST TO BUILD- STILTS VS FOOTERS/ CONCRETE? - Posted By: Beach Farmer on 8/8/2020
Greetings, I'm buying a piece of property on the Croatan sound. I'm thinking about going with a modular build. Never built a home before and I have no idea what to expect or how it's managed. I was wondering if anyone has figures on what it costs to put a home on stilts. The house will be modest, maybe 1500sqft since we already have a place on Corova beach. I'd also be most appreciative of any gui... [Read Full Post]

Outer Banks Restaurant Guide
Outer Banks Restaurant Guide
Read reviews of the best (and worst) Outer Banks restaurants on OBX Connection. See pictures, check menus and get directions quickly and easily. If you are looking for great information on an Outer Banks Restaurant, we can help!

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Top 5 Most Recent Outer Banks Restaurant Reviews
SPANKY'S GRILLE - Good Burgers
This is a great place to eat. It is a no frills establishment with counter service. You order at the counter and your food is delivered to you fresh and hot. The burgers and fries were so good and they had fried okra! I don’t know how they make a profit because the prices are low. This is my new go to place from now on.

SPANKY'S GRILLE - Good Food.
I really like this restaurant. It is a no frills place. You walk up to the counter to order. They bring you your food. The prices are low and they have a variety of choices, including fried okra (my favorite). The hamburgers and fries were very good and everyone was so nice. I plan to go back.

BASNIGHT'S LONE CEDAR CAFE - Great for Weddings!
Basnight's Lone Cedar hosted our Reception Dinner for a group of about 30 people last August (2019). Throughout the entire planning process the staff was always available to answer any questions. Our food was great and the view from our private room was spectacular. I would definitely recommend Basnight's to any other Outer Banks Brides, families, or couples looking for an evening date location. W... [Read Full Review]

SEA SALT GRILL - Name Change
This restaurant changed its name back to Argyles. Slightly different menu.

GOOD LIFE GOURMET - Name Chane, Menu Change
Now called Russos with a different menu and business hours

Outer Banks Web Cam Directory - All OBX Webcams
Outer Banks Webcams
There are many excellent Outer Banks webcams from Corolla to Hatteras Island. You can see the beaches, the ocean and even several fishing piers and lighthouse web cams. There is nothing like being on the Outer Banks in person, but our OBX web cams can help you feel like your here, even when you're far away.

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Top 5 Most Popular Outer Banks Webcams
JENNETTES PIER WEBCAM NAGS HEAD
Live streaming video of the surf from Jennette's Pier, located in Nags Head, NC. this is a great Outer Banks webcam and shows why the OBX is a great vacation spot!

AVALON PIER WEBCAM
Streaming webcam located on the Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills, NC on the Outer Banks. This webcam includes sound of the surf, so turn down your speakers if you're at work!

COROLLA LIGHT SURF CAM
A great streaming webcam from Corolla Light in the northern part of the Outer Banks. This is a full motion video feed with a very clear picture of the beach and the surf.

FRYING PAN OCEAN PLATFORM WEBCAM
The Frying Pan webcam is located 35 miles off the coast of Cape Fear, North Carolina. Above water overlooking the Mid-Atlantic Ocean, this camera provides a bird’s eye view of the ocean surrounding the Frying Pan Tower. When weather moves in, you’ll see a swift change in the waves and want to watch the storm roll through. On other days, the sunrise, sunset, and expansive clouds on the horizon will... [Read Full Post]

HILTON GARDEN INN BEACH WEB CAM
Very nice Outer Banks webcam, streaming live views from the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk. See the beach and ocean with the Kitty Hawk Pier as the centerpiece. This camera moves and zooms in to show different areas of the beach. This is a fun one to watch.

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