The Top 5 Things I Did in Wilmington, NC

When one of my best friends called me back in April and suggested the idea of me staying with her in Wilmington, North Carolina, for part of the summer, I jumped at the opportunity. I’ve always loved visiting the Outer Banks with my family in the summers, and since I didn’t go last year andContinue reading “The Top 5 Things I Did in Wilmington, NC”

Hidden Gems: Ocracoke Island

There’s something appealing about a place you can’t technically drive to.  Although you can have a car on Ocracoke Island, it necessitates loading your car onto a 60 minute ferry then driving about half an hour into the only town on the island.  The alternative is a new passenger ferry that is 70 minutes butContinue reading “Hidden Gems: Ocracoke Island”

One Week on Cape Hatteras National Seashore

I think most people have some place that is “their” vacation spot – a place the family goes regularly enough that it feels like both a home away from home and a clear indication that you’re one vacation. My personal vacation spot is the Outer Banks where my family has vacationed for years. We don’tContinue reading “One Week on Cape Hatteras National Seashore”