01/28/10

Legendary puppy drum run hits Hatteras Island

The recent cold spell that hit Hatteras Island brought an unexpected thrill to local and visiting surf fishermen – puppy drum.

Local fishing reports excitedly spread the news, and anglers came from Manteo to Morehead City for what several classified as the greatest run of puppy drum in anyone’s memory. The drum were literally visible in the waves as giant red blobs, and many fishermen agreed it was something out of a surf angler’s dreams. Continue reading


01/21/10

The Villages of Hatteras Island

A look at the 7 villages of Hatteras Island, how they differ, and what amenities and attractions they feature. Continue reading


01/21/10

Selecting Vacation Rental Homes

A first timer’s guide to selecting vacation rental homes on Hatteras Island Continue reading


01/20/10

USA Today article encourages vacation home renters to book early

A January 7th USA Today article which examined the optimal times to book a range of vacations, from cruises to European trips, found that the best time to book a vacation rental home is early – at least 6 months in advance. Continue reading


01/18/10

"Nights in Rodanthe" house Serendipity is moved to its new home

On January 18th at 11:00 a.m., Serendipity, the home featured in the 2008 movie “Nights in Rodanthe” made its move along NC Highway 12 to its new home, approximately 1/2 mile south on Beacon Street. The move took about 30 minutes, and the highway was blocked off to traffic going north and south.

A large group of onlookers were gathered around the house as it slowly made its way down NC Highway 12, taking photos, in what resembled a large parade. The move was successful, and workers will spend the rest of the afternoon placing it securely in its new location.


01/15/10

Nights in Rodanthe Movie house getting closer to move

The group of spectators keeps growing as Serendipity, the home featured in the movie Nights in Rodanthe, gets closer to being moved.


01/15/10

Last minute preparations for Serendipity move

Last minute preparations happen in front of a small but excited crowd. The pilings are being cut away from Serendipity, which is scheduled to be “on the road” and start moving at 2:00 p.m.