There comes a time on the Outer Banks where the days are still warm but the fall breezes are refreshingly cool. The roads and towns are beginning to quiet town, and if you talk to many locals – they will say it is their favorite time of year. There is much to do around town […]

Ever walk down the beach wondering what shell that is or what egg this is? Now is your chance to take in as much knowledge about our beautiful ecosystem called the Outer Banks. With only a few dates left this year, make sure to attend one of our Sanderling Beach Walk events hosted by the […]

Spring is the ideal time to enjoy many activities (without the crowds) on the Outer Banks. We have compiled our “Top Ten.”

Have you ever looked at the stars at night and wondered what you were looking at? Starry Nights is available Saturdays from 8:30-9:30pm at the Sanderling Resort to inform you of what is out there. You will learn about everything from constellations, to how sailors used the stars to navigate the open seas. Relax under […]

Love sea life and want to get up close and personal with some spindly critters? The North Carolina Aquariums bring all sorts of crawlies to our Beach House Lobby for our guests to enjoy. The knowledgeable staff that come can answer all your questions about the hermit crabs, lightening whelks, purple sea urchins, cushion sea stars and […]

Day 1: Head down to the main strip where you can take in the sights of Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills,and Nags Head. Start by stopping off at the world famous, Wright Brothers’ Memorial in Kill Devil Hills. Pop into the visitor center to see exhibits on the Wright Brother’s work over the years and […]

Photos by Brooke Mayo Photographers The Outer Banks is a versatile vacation destination, with so many options for you to choose exactly what kind of vacation you are looking for. Whether you want an action-packed adventure with the whole family or a romantic, relaxing getaway for two, our Sandbar can provide just what the doctor ordered. We’re […]