Outer Banks, NC

a2dda56b5a730191dff2a962ea68c914We were supposed to go to the Outer Banks this last week.  What a wonderful vacation that would be.

The entire coast of the Carolinas has working lighthouses…most dating back to the 1800’s or further.  Most of them still function and are open for tours.  Fascinating history and beautiful scenery, not to mention the exercise if you climb to the top!

 

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Wild horses in Corolla

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are all types of water activities and just as many places to rent equipment.

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And what could be better than getting up in the morning and collecting seashellsshelling_hero

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Wright Brothers memorial in Kitty Hawk

There is also so many different types of history to pursue if you are interested.  Kitty Hawk is famous for the Wright Brothers and has a wonderful film and lecture on this history.  You can also look into boat building, pirates and the civil war.

So slow down and spend some time at the beach.  It’s more than just getting sand in your shoes.

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