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Help....need a recs on where to go in OBX!!!

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Help....need a recs on where to go in OBX!!!

We are 4 adult couples(Late 20's to early 50's in age) with 2 older teenage children looking to go to the Outer Banks this summer (end of July/August). None of us have been here so we have no idea where to stay. We would like a nice beach, and great resturants (who dosent right?/), but is there a beach or area that is more "adult" oriented? Meaning less little children. Higher end accomidations with better non chain resturants and boutique type shopping? We typically vacation in Cape May NJ for a east cost beach trip. We DO NOT want a place like Ocean City Md or Virginia beach if this helps. Is the outer banks right for us? Thanks for any advice!!!!!

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1. Re: Help....need a recs on where to go in OBX!!!

I'm not a fan of this area but it sounds like Duck might work for you..

Ocracoke might but it seems your into more upscale and there is nothing on the beach in Ocracoke .

I would look into Duck for Higher end accomidations.

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2. Re: Help....need a recs on where to go in OBX!!!

Get rooms at The Sanderling Inn at Duck, NC and enjoy a fine time at OB. Go to the great restaurants at Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk.

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3. Re: Help....need a recs on where to go in OBX!!!

The Outer Banks is a very family oriented place and so kids are going to be everywhere. The beaches are much less jammed packed than Va Beach or Cape May and there are no bars or board walks. There are restaurants that have a bar area in them. Each town has some upscale areas but some have more than others. Duck is an option as is Nags Head and even Corolla, but Corolla will have less eating options than Duck or Nags Head. Another option is Southern Shores and I would focus here and try to be on the east side (ocean side) of the road (Ocean Blvd or Duck Rd or Rt 12 whatever you wish to call it).

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