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April 27, 2018
Vacation Tips

How to Achieve Vacation Bliss

You have taken the time off, saved the money and planned the perfect vacation. But when you arrive at your destination, you still feel tired, stressed and, let’s face it, just not that happy! What […]
April 6, 2018
Surf Side Hotel Great Reviews

Surf Side Hotel is Loved by Guests

The votes are in, and it’s official—Surf Side Hotel is “Loved by Guests!” We are proud to announce that Hotels.com has given us one of their prestigious Loved by Guests awards, which are based on […]
March 2, 2018
Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

Save the Date for the OBX Taste of the Beach

Calling all foodies and gourmets! If you are planning to visit the Outer Banks this March, you will be delighted to learn that the Outer Banks Taste of the Beach event will be taking place […]
November 10, 2017
holiday events in Nags Head

Experience Christmas Past at Island Farm this December

Get your family excited for the holidays this December by celebrating at Island Farm! Located less than 15 minutes from Surf Side Hotel, this living historical site is located on the famous Roanoke Island. Take […]
September 28, 2017
Halloween Fun in the Outer Banks

Halloween Fun in the Outer Banks

Looking to have some Halloween-themed fun in the Outer Banks? Stay at Surf Side Hotel and take part in the 4th annual Halloween Parade here in Nag’s Head on Sunday, October 29! This free (for […]
July 25, 2017
Looking for great places to eat in Nags Head, NC in the Outer Banks this summer? From fresh seafood to classic American fare, Nags Head has something everyone will love!

Long Time Favorite Restaurants to Visit in Nags Head

Looking for great places to eat in Nags Head, NC in the Outer Banks this summer? From fresh seafood to classic American fare, Nags Head has something everyone will love! If you like seafood, Nags […]
February 23, 2017
kids on Easter

Spend Easter in Nags Head, NC!

Going to be in the Outer Banks for the upcoming Easter holiday? We’ve got the perfect event to help you and your family celebrate. Not only will you get the traditional Easter fun that involves […]
November 30, 2015
Holiday Lights in OBX

Have Some Fun with Your Family in The Elizabethan Gardens

Are you looking for a holiday activity to take part in during your December stay with Surf Side Hotel? The nearby Elizabethan Gardens will be transformed into a winter wonderland this December! Located on Roanoke […]
November 10, 2015
Wright Brothers National Memorial

Celebrate the 112th Anniversary of the First Flight

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who, in their grueling travels across trackless lands in prehistoric times, looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space, at […]
October 14, 2015
young girl sharing snacks with Santa

Meet Santa and Enjoy a High-Flying Kite Display this November

With Thanksgiving falling on a Thursday this year, there are plenty of fun holiday themed activities taking place the following weekend. While some people may not like jumping right from Thanksgiving to Christmas, there is […]
October 6, 2015
American Brewed Craft Beers

Enjoy Veteran-Brewed Craft Beer at Americana Beer Fest!

As the leaves change colors and a comfortable fall breeze rolls off the ocean, there is nothing better than sipping a cold beer on the beach.  The November, enjoy an evening full of music, good […]
September 24, 2015
kids trick or treating on Halloween

Take Part in the Halloween Fun Here in OBX!

Celebrating Halloween with Surf Side Hotel this fall? Pack your suitcase full of your favorite costumes, because there is a parade here in Nag’s Head and all are welcome to join! OBXentertainment.com is hosting the […]
September 10, 2015
lobster, crab legs and shrimp

Visit the Outer Banks Seafood Festival this October!

Celebrate the Outer Banks’ rich fishing history at the Outer Banks Seafood Festival this October. Held at the Outer Banks Event Site right on the Albemarle Sound, the event is within easy walking distance of […]
August 27, 2015
toddle in a pumpkin patch

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, […]
August 11, 2015
windmill

Visit the First Wind Powered Brew Pub in the United States

Have you ever heard of a wind powered brew pub? The Outer Banks is home to the first in the United States! Located just a few miles from Surf Side Hotel, Outer Banks Brewing Station […]
July 31, 2015
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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 […]
July 27, 2015
child in a pirate costume

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 […]
July 17, 2015
Jockey's Ridge State Park Sand Dunes

Explore Jockey’s Ridge State Park!

Looking for an outdoor adventure during your upcoming trip to Nags Head, Outer Banks? Head to Jockey’s Ridge State Park, located just a few minutes down the road from Surf Side Hotel. Home to the […]
July 10, 2015
dinosaurs

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 […]
July 2, 2015

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, […]
June 25, 2015

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 […]
June 19, 2015

National Wildlife Refuge Summer Events

Staying at Surf Side Hotel this summer? Visit the nearby Alligator River and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges for some fun nature events. These weekly events are great for the whole family and take place […]
June 11, 2015

Visit the 35th Annual Wright Kite Festival

Celebrate the joys of summer and kite flying with the Outer Banks community at the 35th Annual Wright Kite Festival! This year’s event takes place Saturday, July 18 and Sunday, July 19 from 10 a.m. […]
June 9, 2015

Celebrate 4th of July Weekend in the Outer Banks

Visiting the Outer Banks for Independence Day? There is a lot to do this holiday weekend. Kick off your celebration right by joining the town of Duck, North Carolina as it celebrates its Annual 4th […]
June 2, 2015

Faire Days Summer Festival Series 2015

Looking for an afternoon of fun in the Outer Banks that the whole family will love? Stop by the fifth annual Faire Days Outdoor Festival Series and enjoy the excitement of live music and entertainment, […]
May 29, 2015

Visit the Windmill Point Art Fair this Summer!

Do you love finding unique art, crafts and trinkets? Come out to support local Outer Banks artists at the third annual Windmill Point Art Fair! This monthly summer event takes place on the first Thursday […]
April 10, 2015

Soundside Live: What’s Better Than Live Music on the Beach?

For all those music lovers out there, you’re going to want to stop out to the Outer Banks area for the 2015 Soundside Live concert! Though this event was originally slated to take place at […]
January 27, 2015

Show Your Love for Oysters this Valentine’s Day!

Oyster lovers, rejoice! It’s that time of year again when the annual  returns and seafood enthusiasts from all overmake their way to the Outer Banks. 2015 marks the 30th consecutive year for the event and […]
November 21, 2014

Outer Banks Ranked #1 on list for Best Family Beach Vacations in the USA

We always believed that our thoughts on Outer Banks being the greatest place ever for a family vacation may have been a little biased. However, it looks as though we may not be alone on […]
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