Swimming Safety a Priority in OBX

If you live in the Outer Banks or follow the news, you may have heard about the three drownings which occurred this summer. Of course, anytime there is a large body of water where people regularly swim, there will be [...]

History of Corolla NC

Corolla is a stunning quaint little beach town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Corolla is the northernmost town of the Outer Banks and it is one of the most popular vacation destinations along the Outer Banks too. Corolla [...]

Is Avocado Toast Healthy?

  Before avocado toast took over in the late 2010s, most people just spread butter and jelly over their toast. Avocado toast is a healthier alternative to that. Ripe avocados spread just like butter and are just as tasty. Avocados [...]

OBX Makes List of Top Ten Beaches

According to thetravel.com beaches in the OBX are in the top ten of beaches you must visit in the United States of America. The USA has over 95,000 miles of coastline so it is our honor to be on this [...]

Back Open for the 2022 Season

Hello all! We are back and ready to serve you up with the delicious and healthy foods that you have come from Island Smoothie Cafe. We will be open from now until deep into the fall season so get used [...]

As Covid Numbers Improve Masks Become Optional

Its been a tough two years for people on planet Earth. The pandemic known as Covid-19 has spread like wildfire and left many victims in its path. Even as we developed vaccines and anti-viral treatments, the virus mutated and seemed [...]

2021 Year in Review for Island Smoothie

Happy New Year to everyone reading this. We hope that 2022 will be a great one for you. 2021 certainly had its share of challenges but we find ourselves in a new calendar year now with a renewed sense of [...]

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. [...]

Summer May be Officially Gone but the Smoothies are Still Here

This week marked the official end of summer on the calendar. But with temperatures still in the 70's and 80's, Island Smoothie is the place to get your cool, refreshing, healthy beverage. The surf is still up and even when [...]

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 [...]