When it comes to planning a vacation to the Outer Banks, we at Seaboard Hotels believe that there is no bad time to go! An area rich in history and fun, OBX has plenty of unique, family-friendly activities to participate in regardless of the season! If you are looking for a fun-filled vacation, the upcoming fall season boasts an incredible array of seasonal events. Here are just a few of our favorite ones you may be interested in check out during your trip.
What better way to kick off the fall season than with some good food and great music? Bluegrass Island Festival 2016 takes place on Manteo Island from September 20 to 24, offering an incredible opportunity for music lovers to sing, dance and celebrate for four straight days. Tickets can be purchase for single day admission or for a full four days of fun!
One of our absolute favorite places to send families with young children, Island Farm offers a historical learning experience like no other! Get a glimpse back into the past, experiencing life as it was in the 1800s through games and activities all geared towards children. For some special fall-themed fun, we recommend stopping by on a Saturday in October to pick pumpkins and enjoy an ox-drawn wagon ride!
When visiting the Outer Banks, there is nothing more important than enjoying some of the delicious, coastal fare the area is so well known for! The Outer Banks Seafood Festival takes place on Saturday, October 15 this year and it’s the perfect way to experience coastal culture and cuisine. Bring the whole family along and experience live music, entertainment and more seafood than you can imagine.
Hosted by The Elizabethan Gardens, Harvest HayDay allows you to explore the gardens while experiencing all of the best activities of the season. With hay rides, scarecrow stuffing, a hay bale maze and more, there is plenty of fun to be had by your whole family. There will even be delicious harvest snacks including pumpkin pie and hot cider! Adult tickets cost $9, youth (6-17) tickets cost $6, and children 5 and under get in free.
Now that we have you thinking about all the great ways your family can enjoy autumn in OBX, all that is left to do is book your stay with Seaboard Hotels. Located in Nags Head, North Carolina, our Surf Side Hotel location is the perfect spot to rest and relax at the end of each day of your vacation!