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How To Pack A Cooler For The Perfect Day At The Beach

There you are, standing in the kitchen in your OBX vacation rental, trying to decide how much of what needs to go into the cooler for your upcoming day in the sand. Looking at the spread before you, one question keeps circling your mind: How on Earth are you going to get ... View the full post »

5 Surprising Items That You Need In Your Beach Bag

Packing a well-appointed beach bag is something of an art. You have to hit that sweet spot of having everything you and your crew need to enjoy hours of surf and sand without carting in a ton of stuff that you don't need. While there are the standard items that no OB... View the full post »

Quotes That Will Make You Crave An OBX Vacation

Salt and sand, wind and waves. The beach in general is powerful and majestic, a place where you can forget your troubles and indulge your dreams. But anyone who's ever spent any time along our coast will tell you that there's something truly special about the 130 mile... View the full post »

All You Need To Know To Pack And Plan For Your OBX Trip

Congratulations on your decision to book a Great Escapes Vacation rental on the northern beaches of North Carolina‚Äôs beautiful Outer Banks. We know that you will be pleased with your choice to be a guest in one of our selective, high-quality homes. We also know tha... View the full post »