Planning a wedding on the Outer Banks is an exciting time for both the couple and the guests! Whether you're planning from afar or you're a local Outer Bank'er, a wedding website is vital for communicating important details to your out-of-town guests.
We've compiled a few must-have details to include on your wedding website for your Outer Banks wedding:
1: Getting Here
Remote = romantic! One reason you chose the Outer Banks is for its intimate, removed locale. Odds are, you'll have a handful of guests boarding a plane to celebrate your union with you. Let your guests know the nearest airports for their planning: Virginia's Norfolk International Airport is within a one and a half hour drive; Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport adds approximately an additional 30 minutes; Raleigh, North Carolina, is a 3.5 hour drive (all distances are to Kill Devil Hills).
2: Share Accommodations Options
Everyone's budget varies. Be sure to present area hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts, or rental companies that one might look to for full-week rentals. Here's our list of Accommodations for you and your guests.
3: Recommend Activities and Fun Things to Do
There's no shortage of activities on the Outer Banks: beach yoga, airplane tours, endless watersports, boat rentals, touring the historic sites, adventuring through the 4x4 area to see the wild horses, and countless others. Include a list of things fun things to do!
4: Recommend Places to Eat
The OBX is known for its independently and locally-owned restaurants. Make sure your guests take advantage of the fresh catch specials, southern fare, barbecue, and endless tasty cuisine! Check out this list of restaurants to recommend!
5: Include the Wedding Day Timeline + Transportation Info
Give your guests a quick heads-up on what's happening the day of the wedding as well as the day before or after. Include all times, plus suggested arrival times, maps to the location(s), and information about transportation to and from the wedding. Here's our list of Transportation Services to ensure your guests have little difficulty getting to and from. Lastly, so you're not worrying about the timeline on the day of your wedding, hire a wedding coordinator!
For a list of premier Outer Banks wedding professionals, check out our vendors page for pros listed by category! Congratulations and happy planning!
Cover Photo: Neil GT Photography