From start to finish this sun-drenched beach wedding was like a dream. Their true love brought them back to the Outer Banks: After meeting here as teens, they went their separate ways. Later, both married different people. Down the road, Cathy and John found their way back to one another! The pair opted for a […]

A day full of magic, fun, and true love- this duo celebrated in style! Heather Events prepared a bouquet filled with pale roses, pops of baby blue, and sprigs of greenery for the stunning bride to carry. Before making her way down the pallet-runner aisle toward her groom, Terrie paused to have a sweet moment with their […]

Courtney and Matthew received a stunning day to have a wedding. To begin their special day, the couple shared an intimate First Look with one another before the ceremony. The ceremony was elevated among the dune on the Observation Deck where their closest friends and family sat overlooking the crashing waves in the distance. Preceded […]

Mary wed John on a crisp March afternoon in the Outer Banks. This seaside affair was both fun and classically beautiful. The couple worked alongside Sugar Snap Events to incorporate nautical-themed decor from the ceremony into the reception. After an emotional First Look, Mary met John at the end of the aisle where Rev. Jay […]

Images provided by Brooke Mayo Photography I think we can all agree… it’s time for a break! Spring Break is the perfect time to have fun with loved ones. What better place for this than the Outer Banks? From the warming weather to the cool ocean breezes, we’re excited for the sunny spring days! If […]

Barkentine Angela ~ A Caffeys Inlet Station No.5 Rescue, 5 March 1883 By James D. Charlet There are hundreds upon hundreds of shipwreck and rescue accounts faithfully documented in great detail in the “Annual Report of the Operations of the United States Life-Saving Service” (direct predecessor of today’s U.S. Coast Guard) for each year from […]

Images by Brooke Mayo Photographers The Outer Banks offers everything you could ask for when planning the perfect romantic getaway: long beaches to stroll, fresh seafood to enjoy, and stunning sunsets to take in. Relax and unwind together- let us help you make the most out of your time away with your loved one! Day […]

While Sanderling Resort’s Lifesaving Station is a restaurant you can dine at today, the site historically served as the Caffey’s Inlet No. 5 Life-Saving Station. The Station, built in 1874, was established as one of the 29 stations along the Outer Banks of North Carolina that spanned 200 miles from Currituck to Oak Island.  Due […]

Schooner Thomas J. Martin, January 1883 A boat load of fertilizer would grow another crop of heroes. By James D. Charlet The Economics Trade between the North and the South of the USA during the 1700s, 1800s and early 1900s was mostly confined to east coast Atlantic shipping; and almost always, was done by the […]

“From the northernmost portion of the Outer Banks to the southern tip of Hatteras, the Outer Banks Scenic Byway is something like a dream. The majestic drive transports you from untouched nature to eclectic small towns all from the comfort of your own car. While there’s plenty of must-do drives in the United States, this […]