Blogs from Rodanthe, North Carolina, United States, North America

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One of the juicy joys of a road trip has to be the side trips between destinations! With fair weather in the forecast and devastating hurricanes – like “Irene” far behind; we finally got our chance to visit the Outer Banks, North Carolina’s fetching shoestring of barrier islands. Our arrival put us dead center via in OBX Route 64. A right turn at Whalebone to Camp Hatteras RV Park where we were offered a choice – Atlantic Ocean side or Pamlico Sound side. We chose the sound with its rim of tall, golden wheat grass. The dunes on the Atlantic side were too high for us to see the ocean. Our "Sound" site gave us a front row seat for a glorious sunset – the red sky lingered when we went to dinner at Good Wind ... read more
Beach as the Sun Rose
375 lb 87 inch Tuna Caught by a Charter Crew on "Dream Girl"
Seahorse - Found Inside One of the Yellow Fin Tunas

North America » United States » North Carolina » Rodanthe March 12th 2011

Outer Banks, NC - Day 1 The drive was a little of everything and even sunshine as we got closer to the eastern seaboard. Arriving at the US National Seashore was a disappointment as the main road Highway 12 was under construction and the campgrounds were closed until April. We ended up at a KOA in Rodanthe, NC. However, the site was actually a winner as we were only a minute or 2 walk from the beach over 30' high sand dunes (boardwalk provided). Arriving at sunset, we did not venture out after completing Sophie setup mainly due to coolish temp and 30+ mph winds. We hunkered down, planned the next day, and watched Black Swan.... read more




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