Happy Fourth of July from the Outer Banks! This is my favorite holiday and we were celebrating Independence Day Outer Banks style: All day on the beach, with family, sun, sand, surf, and American beer! Continue reading
Oops, we slept in today. Not typical for us. We were out a little later than expected last night at Elizabeth’s Cafe. We’re usually pretty eager to get on the beach early on the Fourth of July. Merri Beth, Zander, and I managed to get to the beach by 11:00 am—not too bad considering our lack of alarm clock.
We packed up the Jeep, lunch included, and headed out. At first, I was thinking Nags Head would be the spot. But as we drove down the beach road, the beach accesses were packed. We turned around and headed back to Kill Devil Hills for the day. We found a great spot that just had a few cars at it. Within the next two hours, it was full. We got lucky. Continue reading
I love spending the Fourth of July on the Outer Banks. Yesterday, we were on the beach all day in Nags Head. The kids played, I caught a few waves on the surfboard, and we had a great day at the beach.
At 9:15pm, we watched the fireworks in Nags Head. The fireworks were shot off from Nags Head fishing pier. I love how the length of the pier was used to create a unique show. Enjoy the video of the finale: Continue reading
We spent a lot of time on the Outer Banks this past July. Our tans were looking good, we had a good dose of salt water in our bloodstream, and we watched lots of sunsets. We kicked things our with our FOJ (Fourth of July) trip, then returned the next week for an offshore fishing trip. There was another weekend in there somewhere too, we forget.
Here are some more pictures from our OBX adventures in July: Continue reading