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Try Something New While Visiting the Outer Banks

Try Something New While Visiting the Outer Banks

The vacation season will be here sooner than you think, so it’s time to start planning your next adventure! Most couples want to choose a destination with excellent food options, comfortable weather, and plenty of things to do. If you’re looking for all of these qualities, then the Outer Banks is the place for you! It’s a wonderful area to have a relaxing, yet eventful, vacation with your loved one. Check out some of the popular activities that guests enjoy doing while they visit!

Horseback Riding on Hatteras Island

If you’re looking for something to do during the day, consider horseback riding on the beach for a romantic date. At Equine Adventures, you can surround yourself with breathtaking views while horseback riding along the south end of Hatteras Island. If you’re not an experienced rider, that’s alright! Each 2-hour ride is guided by an instructor who can tailor your journey based on your comfort level.

Visit Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is a great historical site to explore. You can experience first-hand how the first time English settlers lived and worked on Roanoke Island. Plus, there are fantastic hands-on history lessons at the Adventure Museum and American Indian Town. If you enjoy learning about history, you should check out Roanoke Island Festival Park. Who knows, you may even run into one of the historic costumed interpreters that are featured around the park.

If history isn’t your forte, Roanoke Island Festival Park is also an excellent venue for concerts, events, and weddings. The park is in a stunning location with an indoor theater and outdoor waterfront pavilion! There is plenty for you and your loved one to check out while you’re here. 

Explore the North Carolina Aquarium

Embrace your inner child while you visit the North Carolina Aquarium! Your visit is an excellent opportunity to learn about the sea creatures that live in the waters surrounding the Outer Banks. The aquarium sections into exhibits that each focus on a specific area of the Outer Banks or local maritime culture. Plus, you can gently touch animals like horseshoe crabs, white-spotted bamboo sharks, and stingrays!

While you’re planning your next adventure, you’re going to need to make sure you have a relaxing place to stay. At the Island House of Wanchese B&B, we will make sure you and your loved one have a comfortable and fun-filled stay! Call us today at 252-473-5619 to learn more! 

Why A Bed and Breakfast is The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Why A Bed and Breakfast is The Perfect Romantic Getaway

Are you trying to plan a romantic getaway? Before you stress yourself out by sorting through expensive hotel rooms, consider looking at a more affordable, and personal option. Bed and breakfast inns offer a unique experience that other lodging options can’t. Here are three reasons why you should book your next romantic getaway at a… Continue Reading

5 Essential Holiday Travel Tips

5 Essential Holiday Travel Tips

The idea of spending your holiday away from home always sounds great at first, at least until you start having to think about travel arrangements. Holiday traveling is notoriously difficult. Thankfully, though, there are ways to make it easier. Here’s how: Avoid peak travel dates if you can The Wednesday before and the Sunday after… Continue Reading

5 Signs You Need a Vacation

5 Signs You Need a Vacation

When was the last time you took a vacation? Chances are it’s been a long time. While it’s great to have such dedication to your work, it’s also a good idea to take a break from your job every now and then. Here are some signs that it’s time to unplug and take a step… Continue Reading

How to Pick Your Honeymoon Destination

Secluded beaches, quaint forests, arching mountains…there are often too many places to choose from when deciding on your honeymoon destination. It can get especially complicated if you and your significant other have different ideas concerning where you should go. However, there are ways to make the process easier: Make a list First thing’s first—make a… Continue Reading

Weekend Getaway Checklist

Whether you’re looking for a romantic retreat with your significant other or just a break from your normal routine, weekend getaways are a perfect chance for you to relax and unwind. However, the days before the trip can get a little hectic, especially as you’re trying to remember everything that you have to do before… Continue Reading