Wild Wild Horses – Couldn’t Drag Me Away

One of the things the Outer Banks are known for is our population of wild horses. They roam freely on our plot of land and tourists often come just to see them. They will often make their way up and [...]

Did the TV Show “Outer Banks” Result in More Visitors This Year?

In case you hadn't heard there is a hit TV show on Netflix called "Outer Banks". It is a teen drama which has captivated the imagination of teenagers and adults alike. The show is set in Outer Banks North Carolina. [...]

The Origins of Coffee

Coffee. This delicious yet strange drink which has taken the world by storm centuries ago has never let up. What is it and where did it come from? In certain parts of the world there are other warm drinks which [...]

When is the Last Time You had a Cobb Salad?

If it has been awhile, it is time for you to come out of Cobb retirement. That's because Island Smoothie now offer a Cobb salad that is out of this world. Ingredients: Greens - Only the freshest and the bestest. [...]

Have a Sweet Tooth? We Can Help

It is true that fruits have natural sugars in them that can satisfy most any sweet-tooth. But for that person who needs extra we can scratch that sweet-tooth itch by sprinkling your delicious fruit bowl with chocolate. That's right, just [...]

Have You Vacationed in the Outer Banks NC?

If you have vacationed in the Outer Banks, then you know much of what this article is about. But for those of you who have not been here, we would like to share with you one of the best vacation [...]

Feeding the Immune System

The purpose of food, of course, is to supply our bodies with energy. The energy comes in the form of proteins, fats and carbohydrates. These molecules are delivered to us by the food we choose to eat daily. But we [...]

Tourism in the OBX Soars Despite Pandemic

The superintendent of National Parks in the region Dave Hallac recently said “If things stay on track, we are likely to have either a record visitation year or a year that is certainly up there in terms of high numbers [...]

We are Open Now After the Pandemic Shutdown

The country, in fact the world was shut down for two months or so because of the corona-virus Covid-19. This deadly virus made its way to every continent but Antarctica. We all sheltered in place in order to prevent the [...]

See What They’re Saying About Island Smoothie

We have been proud to serve the Outer Banks community for several years now and look forward to doing so again very soon. Once the coronavirus dissipates and restrictions are lifted we will re-open shop. We have spent this down-time [...]