Paisley & Pearl

Outer Banks Vacation Rentals Made Easy

17 Things to do While You Wait

We have had guests from all over the US and a few international guests stay with us in the Outer Banks. Lots of OBX first-timers, and we love that! We’ve put together a list of recommendations to make your check in day an actual vacation day and avoid playing one-too-many games of license plate bingo on Route 158. Let’s get your vacation started!


  1. Request Early Check In.
  2. Hit the Bridge BEFORE 10a.
  3. Do not plan to explore the North beaches on Saturday or Sunday. Southern Shores, Duck, Corolla.
  4. Johns – MP 4.5 on th e Beach Rd.; Dolphin Sandwich (Opens 11a in season)
  5. The Good Life – MP 4.5 on the Bypass; Great Brunch and Salads
  6. Beach Paraphernalia Shopping – KDH
  7. Kill Devil Frozen Custard and Grill – MP 8
  8. Front Porch Coffee – KDH, Nags Head, Manteo
  9. Grocery Shopping: Harris Teeter, Food Lion, Cahoon’s Market
  10. Putt Putt
  11. Jockey’s Ridge
  12. Jennette’s Pier (Changing Stations)
  13. Bodie Island Pool and Ocean Access (Re #8)
  14. Manteo & Elizabethan Gardens
  15. Bodie Island Lighthouse: $8 (Wear closed toed shoes for lighthouse tour)
  16. NC Aquarium in Manteo
  17. Got Questions? Call Amy. 757.576.0628 Got More Questions? Call Mike and Lisa. 252.489.0464


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