Outer Banks Marathon Hotel Special 2013

Outer Banks Marathon

The Outer Banks Marathon is set for November 8 -10, 2013. The Outer Banks Marathon weekend features a number of fun races including the Outer Banks Marathon, Outer Banks Half Marathon, Buccaneer 5k, and Kellys Outer Banks Restaurant Fun Run. Nags Head Inn is the perfect hotel location for runners and spectators. Nags Head Inn is featuring an Outer Banks Hotel Special for the Outer Banks Marathon. In addition, there is late check-out available for runners:)

Outer Banks Marathon Hotel Special:

Get 10% discount off standard rates and late 1PM check out on Sunday for race participants. Please use the promo code when booking online.

Promo Code =OBXRUN3

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Outer Banks Runners: We will be featuring hotel specials for the Outer Banks Half Marathon - Flying Pirate Half Marathon too!

August Outer Banks Events – Grammy Award Winner Performing, Fishing, Aviation, & More

Marty StuartMarty Stuart is a five time GRAMMY-winner, platinum recording artist, Grand Ole Opry star, country music archivist, Southern culture historian, photographer, musician, songwriter & country music fan. Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives are coming to the Waterside Theatre on Roanoke Island - Sunday, August 17 at 8:00 PM. Tickets from $30. You can get the details and purchase tickets on the Lost Colony website .

Fishing has been heating up on the beach and at nearby Jennette's Pier . This season has had red hot fishing including catches of cobia, Spanish mackerel, bluefish, spot, flounder, sea mullet and trout. In addition to great fishing, the pier offers sighteseeing, educational programs, and also hosts numerous events including some great upcoming surfing events:  Surfing for Autism, Saturday, Aug. 23 and the  WRV Outer Banks Pro Surf Contest, Friday – Monday, Aug. 29 – Sept. 1.

Come celebrate National Aviation Day on August 19th at the birthplace of aviation here on the Outer Banks. The First Flight Society celebrates National Aviation Day on August 19th, Orville Wright's Birthday. Children and adults learn the history of flight and aviation at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.

 

Ribbon Of Sand – NC’s Outer Banks

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If You Ever Have Trouble Explaining Why Our Outer Banks Barrier Islands Are So Special, Consider Sharing This Video Narrated By Meryl Streep and John Grabowska.

USA Today’s “10Best” Visits the Alluring Outer Banks!

In a 10Best featured article for USA Today, "10Best Visits the Alluring Outer Banks." The article notes, "When it comes to beaching it, everybody is different. Some sun worshippers long for action, a busy Boardwalk and plenty of after-dark activity. Then, there's the Outer Banks. This series of North Carolina barrier islands attracts a mellower crowd. A strip of laid back beach towns connected by bridges, the Outer Banks, or OBX for short, is home to about 60,000 residents year-round. That number nears 500,000 during the summer and fall, vacationers drawn by powdery sand, stellar fishing and a shallow coastline dotted with historic wrecks. Most stay in the McMansions that line the beaches; six, seven and eight-bedroom homes that can easily host a multi-gen family getaway, a girlfriend's weekend or a sporty man-cation."

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Outer Banks "Things To Do"

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Shiny New STAR Center Opens At NC Aquarium On Roanoke Island Rehabilitating Amazing Sea Turtles

Built with revenues generated from Jennette's Pier in Nags Head and the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island, not from extra taxpayer dollars, the STAR Center facilitates tireless work by N.E.S.T. (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) plus dedicated volunteers. When awesome people care and come together for our sea creatures, great things happen!

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Happy 4th of July! Great weekend weather for the Outer Banks !

outer banks hotelsBye Bye Hurricane Arthur! Hello beautiful weekend! The storm was not much more than a little bit of wind for us here at the Nags Head Inn. The sky is already clearing up and the beach is beautiful. The weekend is is going to be beautiful so come join us!

 

Jockey’s Ridge among ’50 States, 50 Spots Natural Wonders’

As the USA gears up for its birthday celebration, CNN highlights its favorite natural wonders across the nation in "50 States, 50 Spots Natural Wonders."

For North Carolina, CNN selected Jockey's Ridge at Nags Head, noting, "The dunes of Jockey's Ridge change with the wind, taking on the character of deserts: hot, bright and windy. Despite the volatile terrain, the tallest sand dune on the country's Atlantic Coast provides a scenic perch for sunsets. Temperatures can get high, with the sand often much hotter than the air. For the full experience of the 80- to 100-foot dune, try kiteboarding or sandboarding, which are allowed by permit during parts of the year in a designated area. Hang-gliding lessons are also available. The park on Nags Head on North Carolina's Outer Banks is bounded by Roanoke Sound to the west, home to big cordgrass, black needlerush, marsh pennywort, marsh-elder, cattail and lance-leaved sagittaria. A daylight-use park only, morning visitors might also spy the tracks of nocturnal animals such as foxes and lizards across the sand."

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Jockey’s Ridge Among ’20 Stunning State Parks Across The USA’

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Hang gliding with Kitty Hawk Kites

Jockey's Ridge is the tallest sand dune on the Atlantic coast and features great kite flying, hang gliding , and fantastic sunsets. About Jockey's Ridge, the USA TODAY article says, "Those on the East Coast looking to experience the desert should head to Jockey's Ridge. … The park resembles the Sahara Desert, but is also on the shore of Roanoke Sound. Fantastic sunsets and the tallest sand dune on the Atlantic coast draw visitors from all over."Read more
Jockey's Ridge is only minutes from Nags Head Inn, so Make Your Reservations Today!

Recent Renovation Puts Bodie Island Light Station Among ’10 Best Lighthouses Around The USA’

outer banks lighthousesJust a short drive South of recently renovated Nags Head Inn stands Bodie Lighthouse on Bodie Island ... also recently renovated, plus now among USA Today’s “10 best lighthouses around the USA.” A lighthouse website and app creator, Kraig Anderson first took a trip to see a lighthouse in North Carolina more than a decade ago, and has since visited every beacon in the country – that’s more than 750 depending how you define them. Of Bodie Island, the article notes, “This 156-foot Outer Banks beacon is often overshadowed by the nearby Cape Hatteras lighthouse, located on the same National Seashore. But its renovation last year, which opened the tower for climbing, makes it a must-see. ‘It’s stunning,’ Anderson says, and one of many standouts in the region. ‘The Outer Banks has the premier collection of lighthouses in the United States."'

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State-of-the-Art Renovations With Character That Harkens Back To The Days Of “Old Cottage Row”

outer banks hotel oceanfront  poolNags Head Inn Oceanfront has some very exciting upgrades in store for all of our guests during the 2014 season. As soon as you arrive you'll notice a fresh, new appearance to the elevator tower on the South end of the building, including long-life, energy efficient LED logo signage. Completely rebuilt construction includes commercial duty double hung windows with a more "traditional/residential" look and feel, pre-finished 5/8" artisan Hardie plank siding plus natural finish Brazilian ipe hardwood shutters.

The interior of each floor's elevator lobby in the tower is finished in natural juniper wood. Gone is the old glass ceiling over the main lobby, now replaced with a standing seam metal roof exterior and a wooden glulam beam featured wood ceiling interior. These spaces evoke a feeling that is at once both spacious as well as charmingly cozy.

Our oceanfront indoor pool area includes replacement of all steel beams as well as a portion of the split face block walls. Existing contemporary "storefront style" glass structure is now replaced with a combination of wood, block, steel and more "traditional/residential" appearance double hung windows. Behind the scenes are state-of-the-art heating, humidity and air conditioning technology for the ultimate in comfortable, healthy year round enjoyment for the entire family.

As always, you'll love our lush, well maintained Bermuda lawn and gardens. This year, you'll discover our new 125' duel path over the dunes to the beach, assuring that all guests can fully appreciate over 4 acres of pristine oceanfront in our quiet, residentially zoned neighborhood.

All of our carefully designed new features were architecturally integrated to match the classic era of "Unpainted Aristocracy" plus enhance Nags Head Inn's historical location in the midst of "Old Cottage Row". Come be a part of history and make your Reservation today!

Memorial Day Weekend – Outer Banks 2014

Say goodbye to winter and come Join us for Memorial Day weekend on the Outer Banks! It's a great time of the year to visit the Outer Banks and the weather should be fantastic for the weekend. We have just finished some extensive hotel renovations that you will love.

Come stay with us in one of our scenic oceanfront Outer Banks hotel rooms for you to enjoy!