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Jennette's Pier in Nags Head

Jennette's Pier was the first fishing pier built on the Outer Banks.  Warren Jennette Sr and the Jennette Brothers started construction on May 22 of 1939.   The Virginia Dare Construction and Salvage Corporation was hired for the job of sinking pilings and erecting the wooden decking over the ocean.

Outer Banks Attractions. The Corolla Wild Horses

One of the most popular attractions on the Outer Banks has to be our beloved Corolla Wild Horses.  The best and safest way to see the horses is by taking a tour with one of the guide services that are located in Corolla. We recommend Corolla OutBack Adventures Tours.  You will find them at 1150 Ocean Trail, north of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse.

Year Round Living On the Outer Banks

Frequently when I tell someone that I live on the Outer Banks, the comment I hear is “Wow, you sure are lucky!” The truth about living on the Outer Banks is that it is a choice. Many people are curious what it is like here in the off season, what it’s like to see vacationers come and go as the seasons change.

Fall on the Outer Banks

Off  season, shoulder season, after Labor Day, fall...no matter what you call it this is the time of  year on the Outer Banks when things slow down just a bit, but not as much as you might think.

Seagreen Gallery nags head

Must Do's While You are On the Outer Banks.

If you are a frequent visitor to our wonderful Outer Banks then you no doubt will have been to some of these places, or done some of these things. but maybe not all of them.  Locals have a unique perspective and some not so well known places they go...but I am willing to share. 

Summertime~

Summertime and the livin' is easy, the fish are jumpin' and the dune grass is high…..

OBX Pridefest Delivers Check to Outer Banks Relief Foundation

First Colony Inn recently hosted the 3rd Annual OBX Pridefest in September of this year. The Board of Directors of OBX Pride, Inc., a Nags Head based nonprofit, recently gathered at the offices of the Outer Banks Relief Foundation to deliver a check for $1,200.  After a successful 3rd Annual OBX Pridefest, their flagship fundraiser, Board Officers David Miller and Charles and Jeanne

Angel Tree Raffle - Enter Today!

For the rest of the month, we will be raising money for a local organization called the Angel Tree. This organization provides giftsfor families in need in our area, we want every child to have presents under the tree. 

Winter Lights on the Outer Banks

Winter Lights begins at Elizabethan Gardens on Tuesday, December 3. Scroll through the beautiful gardens with millions of twinkling lights and traditional holiday music 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday from December 3, 2013 to January 4, 2014. This special event is absolutely beautiful and fun for all ages.

Certificate of Excellence 2013 Winner - First Colony Inn

First Colony Inn Receives Certificate of Excellence

We are excited to announce that First Colony Inn has been awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor.

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