Thanksgiving...a holiday designed to celebrate everything we are thankful for around a feast made with love by our closest family and friends. Spice up this year's joyous celebration by bringing the entire gang to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for an unforgettable gathering. We have gathered our TOP 12 reasons why you should make a trip to Hatteras Island this November with the whole family:


  1. On Tuesday you can experience the Beach Apparatus Drill and attend the Annual Pig Roast at the Chicamacomico Life-saving Station without roasting in the summer sun.

  2. On Thursday morning you can enter the Surfin’ Turkey 5K or the Puppy Drum Run in Hatteras Village.

  3. On Friday Santa will be coming to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station with gifts for the kids.

  4. On Friday/Saturday you can attend the Hatteras Island Arts & Crafts Guild’s Holiday Show at the High School.

  5. On Wednesday you can attend Waterman’s Grill Holiday Party (wear your ugliest sweater).

  6. On Monday you can attend the Gobble Gobble Give-Away hosted by Outer Beaches Realty at Connors Market.

  7. You can “Shop Small” on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

  8. You could have a local chef come in and cook your dinner.

  9. Many of our top restaurants will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner.

  10. Your rental will have a dining room big enough for the whole gang (no kids table required).

  11. Your rental will have a kitchen big enough for the whole team of holiday cooks.

  12. Our rental properties have super low off-season rates


We have many more events and celebrations happening all along the Outer Banks. Find trip planning tips and get ready for a one-of-a-kind holiday extravaganza.



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