"Outer Banks Vacation" Avon by guagliardo
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Arrived on a Saturday afternoon, the usual rental turn day around here. Picked up the keys from the rental office - pleasant staff, easy and efficient operation. Got to the house, took a short inventory and headed off to the only major supermarket in town - the Food Lion (Roar!). There was not a North Carolina license plate to be found in that parking lot. Inside the store, it was what I imagined a grocery would look like when hurricane preparations were underway. Carts piled high with water, toilet paper, massive quantities of hot dogs and buns - I think the beer section had to be restocked every 15 minutes. Back at the house, we finally settled in to an extremely restful and pleasing vacation.
My husband and I played in the surf a lot. The waves in this area seem to be pretty hard breaking and the water temperature was very warm. And that's coming from a Phoenician, who can't even swin in the pool until the water is up to 86 degrees!
The house we stayed in was beautiful, right on the beach!
- Pros:Great rentals, surf, beaches
- Cons:Traffic, humidity
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