United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 http://www.healthtalked.com/luna-bella-serum/
  2. 2 http://boostupmuscles.com/muscle-boost-x/
  3. 3 Trip Report Today it rained…on the road in the PNW
  4. 4 The Williamsburg Wedding
  5. 5 which airport when going to Stamford,CT?
  6. 6 Trip Report Yellowstone/Grand Tetons (Oct 2016)
  7. 7 Mass Pike Electronic Tolling starts 10/28
  8. 8 OHare car service north suburbs
  9. 9 Yellowstone
  10. 10 Itinerary suggestion for southern Utah and Arizona
  11. 11 HELP! Solo road trip - the Deep south - Hints & Tips needed!
  12. 12 Reasonable accommodations in Wyoming
  13. 13 Trip Report Ah, The California Wine Country!
  14. 14 DCArea GTG April 2017
  15. 15 California relaxing vacation ideas
  16. 16 Wine Bars in Hollywood / Fort Lauderdale
  17. 17 Suggestions for Philadelphia
  18. 18 Page, AZ area
  19. 19 Moving to a new state looking for advice
  20. 20 Guys Ski Trip in Breckenridge
  21. 21 saint john the divine concert for peace tickets
  22. 22 Traveling Alone
  23. 23 Trip Report Northern California Redwoods
  24. 24 Seeking adivce- 12 days Oregon only or OR/WA
  25. 25 Redwoods National Park
View next 25 » Back to the top

Outer Banks - March, April, or May?

Jump to last reply

DH and I have been talking about revisiting the Outer Banks (for the first time in 40 years) next spring. Both of our daughters have moved to Raleigh, been there for a number of years but never visited OBX. So we're talking about renting a house and having them come visit (separately since they usually exchange pet care).

Ideally, I'm hoping since we're off-season we could rent for about 10 days and include 2 full weekends. But April is problematic because one daughter has a convention April 4-11 and a rental from April 12-20 would include Easter weekend, which might not be considered off-season. We'll have to see.

We would like to avoid mosquito season (and black flies) as much as possible, so I'm guessing March would be better than the last few days of April into early May. We would also like to avoid a prolonged rainy period.

We used to stay in the Kitty Hawk area except for one time when we camped on the beach on Hatteras; Kitty Hawk/Nags Head is undoubtedly so much more developed now that we might prefer to stay farther south or even go north to Corolla or Duck to rent a house.

Our overall plan is to take the ferry from Swan Quarter to Ocracoke for a couple of days, then the ferry to Hatteras and north for the house rental portion, then stay in Manteo for a couple of days before we return home.

Any advice on the most auspicious time to avoid bugs and precipitation would be appreciated. Also comments on temperatures we might expect in March. Or suggestions for rental agencies, towns or areas any of you prefer on Hatteras.

15 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.