Hi all. My family and I are renting a house June 29 - July 7th in Corolla. We can't wait. I have been reading this forum and doing internet research but would love some tips from my Tripadvisor amigos.
We driving from NYC to Alexandria, VA the day before to split the tip up. I have been reading about nightmarish traffic, it is about a 5-6 hour drive from VA. Thoughts on leaving at around 4am? We are travelling with a 7 month old who isn't great on long drives, wish us luck.
It seems Corolla is a smaller area than some of the other OBX towns. Are there any bar/restaurant suggestions, 1. for a big family dinner, and 2. for the youngins to go out and have a drink one night?
We are excited to go on a hike in the preserve and see some wild horses. Any tips?
I have heard there is great fishing in OBX. My wife has find memories of fishing with her dad, and it would be great if they could do it again. Tips?
There is a lighthouse nearby, I believe. We'll like to see that.
Looks like the closest big town to us is Duck, where we will probably go once for a day or for dinner. Is that a worthwhile trip from Corolla?
We will be going to the beach every day, playing games in the house, cooking, etc. Is there anything else in Corolla or nearby we absolutely must do? Avoid?
Thoughts on those 4 wheeling tours on the sand... are they worth it?Any good companies?
Thanks for whatever help/advice/caveats you are willing to provide!