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Best Services in the Outer Banks

Let our local professionals assist in making your vacation unforgettable. Have your groceries delivered to your vacation home to skip the store trip immediately after arriving. Capture candid beach moments with family and friends by hiring a local photographer. Baby equipment can be delivered to your vacation home by one of our local rental companies. Enjoy a relaxing massage in the convenience of your vacation home. The possibilities are endless!

Planning a wedding? See our Outer Banks Weddings page for our recommended wedding vendors.

Best Photographers

Brooke Mayo Photographers

We love nothing more than capturing love and happiness, and documenting all your laughter, tears and smiles. We want to capture YOU! We were recognized as the #7 Artistic Wedding Photojournalist in the world by the Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalists in 2009. We also feel honored to have been chosen as an A List Photographer for Destination Weddings & Honeymoons in 2011!

Five Fish Photography

Five Fish Photography offers lifestyle & family portraits on the Outer Banks. Call (252) 207-6438 for more information.

Genevieve Stewart Photography

Specializing in Outer Banks family portraits and weddings, done with soul! You spend hours preparing for your vacation and getting here, all so you can make memories with the ones you love the most. Genevieve Stewart Photography gets it, and wants to capture your LOVE on our beautiful beaches to help you make yet another wonderful memory. Ready to capture you in a fun, timeless way, whether it's an intimate couple's session, you and your new baby, your furry child, or the whole extended crew. Sunrise and sunset sessions are offered, mini sessions up to 90 minutes. All sessions include the edited high resolution images for you to keep forever. Contact Genevieve Stewart Photography for options and availability at (252) 305-3732, [email protected], or obxbeachportraits.com. Prices start at $300.

Gordon Kreplin, Photographic Artist

Formerly Ascencion Photography, Gordon Kreplin, Photographic Artist, specializes in refined location portraiture. Families, children, senior portraits, reunions. Gordon Kreplin was PPA Photographer of the Year in 2009, 2011, 2012, and 2015. Kodak Gallery Award in 2014 and 2015.

Julie Dreelin - Beach Productions

Family Beach Portraits with Julie Dreelin, professional photographer for 16 years on the Outer Banks. Exclusive offer for Twiddy clients: $500 - Included in package: CD of all images, online viewing and shopping of images, professional editing of your family portraits for you to look your best, and no limit to the number of people in your party. Alternate locations are available for an additional fee. Come and see the difference in what a true world - class, award winning international professional photographer can do for your family. Contact Julie at [email protected] to book your session or call at 252-207-2293. Sunset sessions fill up quickly in season, so call early!

Lorenz Fine Photography

Classic beach portraits by Bruce Lorenz. Timeless images of large family groups, children, pets.

Lori Douglas Photography

Lori Douglas is a premier photographer specializing in Wedding, Family, Children, and Senior photography on the beaches of The Outer Banks of NC.

Mary Basnight Photography

With an artist’s eye for composition and detail, Outer Banks Wedding Photographer Mary Basnight unobtrusively captures the spontaneous and posed moments, melting art with story, to create an unforgettable personal memory for you to treasure. Capturing the spirit of the Outer Banks, Mary Basnight specializes in engagements, weddings, and portraits.

Milepost Portraits

Milepost Portraits by Elizabeth Neal offers professional, stunning photography. Family portraits are a great tradition for an Outer Banks vacation, take advantage of when the whole family is together to capture the occasion with artful photography!

OBX Family Photography

We are here to serve all your photography needs. Call (252) 996-0063 or email us at [email protected]

Shooters At The Beach

Family portraits are fun memories to treasure for generations. Professional, personal, beautiful beach portraits for 19 years and counting. Check us out and make your family part of ours today!

Studio Nassetta Photography & Design

Local photographer specializing in family, newborn, children, maternity, engagement and wedding sessions. Capturing real-life moments as well as posed shots.


On-site family beach portraits and wedding photography since 1999. Large groups welcome.

Yury Hardzei Photography

Specializing in beach portraits and wedding photography, Yury poses group shots and works to achieve both structured and genuine moments.

Best Equipment Rentals


Take your OBX experience to a whole new level with tent, blender, speaker, corn hole, and cooler set-up! You won't have to lift a finger, just relax and enjoy the beach like a BeachMaster!

Just For The Beach Rentals

All the rental items you'll need for vacation. Bikes, kayaks, surfboards, grills, baby equipment and beach equipment with delivery & pick-up!

Moneysworth Rentals

Beach home equipment rentals with free delivery and pick-up! Visit the website for online ordering of all their products.

OBX Beach Buggies

Cruise the Outer Banks in an eco-friendly way! Daily and weekly street-legal golf cart rentals.

OBX Beach Cabana Services

Providing the highest quality beach equipment rental service for the Outer Banks beaches from Corolla to Nags Head.

Ocean Atlantic Rentals

Rent cribs, kayaks, bikes, wedding items and more. Secure, online ordering and delivery service available.

Best Catering/Grocery Delivery

Delivery Genie

Offering grocery delivery on the Outer Banks since 2005.

The Kitchen Witch

The Kitchen Witch Catering offers a range of services to suit your needs, and they are flexible enough to provide you with a custom product. From one chef to a full-staff on site, they can do it all. Offering service for Outer Banks special events - wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, anniversary or family reunion. They even cater in the four-wheel-drive area.

Outer Banks Boil Company

Casual coastal shrimp boils delivered directly to your home or event!

Other Services

Barefoot Massage

Enjoy a spa day without leaving your vacation home. Call for an appointment.

Corolla Shuttle

Transportation solutions in the 4-wheel drive area for events and weddings. Sit back and enjoy the ride!

Island Limousine

Specializing in airport and wedding transportation to and from all points on the Outer Banks since 1987. Limousines, vans, shuttle and charter buses and more!

OBX Endless Summer Childcare

You came to the Outer Banks for a vacation! Let OBX Endless Summer Childcare help you relax...without the kids. Services from Southern Shores to Corolla, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head and Manteo.

Outer Banks Home Care

Assisted living in your home. Serving locals and vacationers, Outer Banks Home Care provides quality In-home caregiving for people of all ages, available for your short or long term needs.

Outer Banks Massage Therapy

Spa packages, group discounts and in-home sessions available. Located in the Timbuck II Shopping Center.

Soundside Automotive

Soundside Automotive is a complete car and light truck automotive repair facility. Our modern six bay service facility is conveniently located near the Outer Banks in Point Harbor NC, just 1.5 miles north of the Wright Memorial Bridge in lower Currituck County.

The Proper Setting

The Proper Setting wants to help you have the best possible experience while spending your time on “the edge of the earth.” Our wedding and event coordination services are designed to suit your needs and your lifestyle.

Bells & Whistles at The Flower Field

A full-service shop that offers, and delivers, fresh, locally-grown flowers. Exceptional arrangements and designs for weddings and other events.

Outer Banks Upholstery

Outer Banks Upholstery has been in business for 39 years with the same local owners, Matt Slate & Mike Lee. Their services include; custom furniture upholstery, slipcovers, refinishing, window treatments and more! With one of the largest selections of fabric for your rental home, it's a company worth checking out!