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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
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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
IMPORTANT ITEM FOUND IN SOUTHERN SHORES - Posted By: Spiaz1 on 7/21/2019
While swimming in Southern Shores on 07/17, not far from the Kitty Hawk pier, I found an item in the water that belongs to a Bart M Holland. Would like to return it to him but have not had any luck in my contacting Bart Hollands listed on social medias. Maybe I'll get lucky and find them on here, or someone can tell me where is the best place to take lost and found items. If there isn't any uch pl... [Read Full Post]

LAUNDROMAT? - Posted By: kimc on 7/21/2019
We rented a place for two weeks at the end of September but it doesn't have laundry facilities. Are there any laundromats in the Nags Head area? Funny, we've been coming down for over 30 years and never rented a place without washer/dryer before!

SATURDAY 7/20 ON THE OBX - Posted By: JimmyZ on 7/20/2019
Still no break in the heat. The temp was 92 and very humid. The ocean was clear, nice boogie boarding waves and remains COLD. The winds continue to be from the SW.

WATER TEMPS... WHAT HAPPENED?! - Posted By: OiBeeX on 7/20/2019
First half of the week swimming was perfect. Today the temp is 58! Was it from the storm? Any chance it will go back up tomorrow? If not we may have to drive South (in southern shores) to get one more day of swimming!

RESTAURANTS - Posted By: Jessy0780 on 7/20/2019
What is your number 1, can't miss, all time favorite restaurant in the OBX? And what do you get that is so good?

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
GIDGETS PIZZA AND PASTA - Margherita Pizza
we ordered Gidgets for delivery. I wanted the Margherita Pizza which is hard to find on a menu and I ate the whole thing!! The rest of my family ordered the cheese pizza. The slices are big. And the delivery time was reasonable for a weekend

HOWARD'S PUB - Good Lunch on our Island Day Trip
We stopped in for lunch on a dreary and drizzly day. Not a lot of people were coming down from HI, so most of the island was pretty empty. We had a good meal. Portion sizes were reasonable. Nothing that really stood out as a pro or con - just seemed to be a good solid meal. They lost a star because of price. It's not a cheap lunch, that's for sure. But we did not leave with any disappointme... [Read Full Review]

THE FOOD DUDES KITCHEN - Great Food - Can Get Packed!
The food is top notch. Really good, but they lost a star simply because of price. It is not a cheap lunch at all. But you'll leave satisfied and full. The shop is really small, and they can get very busy. I recommend eating here at an off-time... like lunch at 2:30 or something.

JOHN'S DRIVE-IN - The Best!
Loved John's. The dolfin boat is so very good! Would be really good with a beer, but a vanilla shake is almost just as good! The whole family liked their food, and I was the only one that got the dolfin. Can't wait to go back and try something else. Or... maybe have another dolfin boat!

TOP DOG CAFE - We Always Go Back!!
You'll see my first review below in from 2013. Top Dog is still Top Dog! Great things need not change. Top Dog is a OBX tradition for our family and a must stop place for a meal. The first question my son asked when we crossed the bridge?? "When are we going to Top Dog?" Enough said!

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!

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.

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]

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.

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