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Join in the Fall Festivities at Island Farm

The Outer Banks is a beautiful vacation destination for families to visit year-round and fall is one of our favorite seasons here at Surf Side Hotel. With mild weather and average temperatures in the 70s, the fishing is great and the wind is perfect for kite flying and wind surfing. There are also plenty of… Read more »

Take a Moonlight Tour of Bodie Island Lighthouse

Built to illuminate the North Carolina coast for south-bound sailors, the Bodie Island Lighthouse stands, black and white striped, as a reminder of our Outer Banks history. This is the same lighthouse we have replicated in our logo. Located just a few miles away from Surf Side Hotel, the current lighthouse is the third to… Read more »

Visit the Outer Banks Pirate Festival this August!

Looking for some swashbuckling fun during your Nags Head vacation? Visit Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, just a few miles down the road from Surf Side Hotel, to take part in the Outer Banks Pirate Festival. Get out your parrot and eye patch before heading out to celebrate the area’s nautical history with a variety of seaworthy… Read more »

Don’t miss the Tyrannosaurus Trek!

Dinosaurs are returning to the Outer Banks for the summer! Take a short trip from Surf Side Hotel to the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island to experience the Tyrannosaurus Trek firsthand. This exciting exhibit is located on the aquarium’s nature trail and involves animated, life size dinosaurs like the t-rex, triceratops and stegosaurus. Learn… Read more »

Head to Jennette’s Pier for Some Family-Fun!

Just a few hundred yards down the beach from the Surf Side, there is so much to do all summer long at Jennette’s Pier here in Nags Head, Outer Banks! From paddle tours, learn-to-fish sessions, science classes and more, there are many weekly family activities that your kids will love. Check out some of our… Read more »

Plan a Trip to Roanoke Island This Summer!

While staying at Surf Side Hotel this summer, we recommend you take a day trip to nearby Roanoke Island! The island is home to interactive historical site, Roanoke Island Festival Park, and hosts many exciting attractions and events each day. Here are some of our favorites: Roanoke Adventure Museum Roanoke Adventure Museum is home to… Read more »