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Farmdog Surf Camp: Day 4

IMAG1309I was up early today to enjoy this cool, October-like weather on the OBX. I decided to get in a 5.8 mile sunrise run to the Wright Brothers Memorial and back. The air was brisk and void of humidity, which meant I could actually breathe while running. I headed down Bay Drive, then over to First Street and along the trail leading to the Wright Brothers National Park. As I turned the corner from the airport, I had to stop and take some pictures. As I ran up the monument trail, I had to take more. Continue reading

OBX Sandbars and Board Shorts Day Five: Bikes and Beach

obx_foj13_d5_02We’re on day five of our week on the Outer Banks. On Wednesday, July 3 the weather finally cooperated with us to get to the beach for an extended amount of time. First, the family enjoyed a bike ride in Kill Devil Hills.

Merri Beth recently added a child seat on her bike and we brought our bikes with us from Raleigh. I added the “Alley Cat” bike extender to my bike for Zander. MB had Coco, while I had Zander and we were off on the bikes. Continue reading

2011 Guide to the Outer Banks

Wright Brothers Memorial, KDH

Wright Brothers Memorial, KDH

So you want to head to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for a weekend getaway or a week away from it all? There are a variety of things to see and do, lots of great food to eat, and the beaches are some of the best in the US.

Whether it’s your first time or your twentieth, this post can help get you started to an awesome vacation. You’ll want to go back again and again. Let’s get started. Continue reading