Outer Banks West / Currituck Sound KOA Holiday Campground Blog

What is Sea Glass and Where Can You Find It?

5/11/2022

There are so many treasures to be found along the shores of the Outer Banks. As you stroll along the beach you’ll find conch shells, nautilus, mermaid purses and if you’re lucky, sea glass. With an ever-changing shoreline and waters constantly being churned by storms, what you can find during a walk...

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Quick Guide: Kiteboarding in the Outer Banks

4/27/2022

In addition to being a beautiful beach paradise, North Carolina’s Outer Banks have the best kiteboarding conditions on the East Coast, if not in the country. Adrenaline junkies come from across the U.S. and Canada flock to the shallow sounds and sandy beaches up and down the Outer Banks for...

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Outer Banks Shipwrecks: 4 Things Most People Don't Know

4/19/2022

From rum runners smuggling booze during Prohibition to German U-boats, many vessels have sailed the North Carolina coast, and many have met their end, leaving thousands of Outer Banks shipwrecks in their wake. The convergence of the Labrador and Gulf Stream currents off the Outer Banks coupled with...

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A Quick Guide to Ghost Crab Hunting at the Outer Banks

4/7/2022

The Outer Banks is a beach lover’s paradise with countless adventures to enjoy by day, and fun activities that continue well after the sun goes down.  Perhaps one of the most popular after-dark activities enjoyed by locals is hunting ghosts along the water’s edge. No, not the spooky kind. We’re...

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See the Wild Horses of Corolla

4/5/2022

Are you planning a trip to the North Carolina coast and curious about the wild horses of Corolla, located in the northern Outer Banks? Maybe you’re curious about these creatures that roam freely on Corolla Beach and you want to know more about them – where they come from, how many there are, how...

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A Quick Guide to Camping with a Dog

4/5/2022

There are many reasons why camping with a dog can be a great experience for you and your four-legged friend. Dogs provide companionship, security, and even help with tasks like carrying gear. Bringing your dog camping can also be a great way to bond and create memories that will last a lifetime....

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Meteor Shower Events in 2022

3/24/2022

When planning a camping trip to the Currituck Sound, water sports and wildlife often come to mind, but did you know it’s also great for stargazing? Considered a dark skies location due to limited light pollution and the secluded environment, our Outer Banks West campground in Coinjock, NC is a...

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All New, Free Amenities for 2022

3/24/2022

For campers with a love of nature and water sports look no further than Outer Banks West/Currituck Sound KOA. Perfectly situated in Coinjock, North Carolina, our campground is the premier destination for an unforgettable nature experience. With plenty of water activities available, you can also see...

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Drinking Local Near Outer Banks West KOA

5/1/2020

True, Outer Banks West KOA is a beautifully secluded oasis on the Currituck Sound, but that doesn’t mean the finer things in life are out of reach. North Carolina’s oldest microbrewery is just half and hour down the road and there is no shortage of delicious drinks in the local area.Quench your...

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Must-do Things During a Visit to Outer Banks West KOA

4/21/2020

Outer Banks West KOA is situated in such an amazing location. You can enjoy all of the beauty and tranquility of this beautiful campground on the Currituck Sound, take a day trip to Kitty Hawk or hop on our boat taxi and explore Corolla.With all of these great ways to explore the local area make...

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Local Events to Check Out Near Outer Banks West KOA

4/21/2020

There are so many little communities to explore around Outer Banks West KOA. Whether you head to the Outer Banks or stay on the mainland, there are fun events and local traditions that are filled with local charm.Check out one of these local events during your next stay at Outer Banks West KOA.April...

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5 Camping Themed Crafts to Make With Your Kids

4/7/2020

With your kids home from school, you're probably starting to run out of ideas on how to keep them busy and entertained. We've got just the thing! Camping themed crafts. Your kids can be creative and show off their love of spending time in the great outdoors. Plus, these will make great decorations...

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SUP Boarding 101

4/6/2020

Are you down with SUP (Stand Up Paddle Boarding)? If not, it may not take you long to become a fan of the world’s fastest-growing watersport. Rent a SUP board right here at the campground and explore the Currituck Sound in a whole new way. SUP has been riding strong since the 1990s when Maui surf...

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Outer Banks West KOA has an Abundance of Amenities

3/24/2020

When you stay with us, you’ll never have a dull moment. We have fun amenities for kids, dogs and the whole family. Play on the water or hang out on dry land. No matter what you decide to do you’ll be having fun at Outer Banks West KOA.Here’s what you can look forward to during your next stay:Family...

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4 Reasons Extended Stay Camping is the Best

3/16/2020

Have you ever fallen in love with a campground?If you have, consider taking the plunge to reserve an extended stay site!Seasonal camping is the best way to soak up a beloved destination time and time again. From weekends to week-long adventures and even entire season stays, your group will be able...

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Why You Should Book at Extended Stay at Outer Banks West KOA

2/21/2020

Did you know that for the price of two weeks in one of those houses on the Outer Banks you could spend an entire camping season at Outer Banks West KOA? That’s right, you could spend your summer lounging by the Currituck Sound at this secluded coastal retreat. Our boat shuttle will take you right to...

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The Ultimate Guide to the Outer Banks

2/7/2020

The Outer Banks is one of America’s most iconic beach destinations and figuring out how to spend your time there can be a little overwhelming. Don’t worry, we’ve mapped out some of our favorite spots so you have a guide to exploring this amazing region.Here’s everything you need to know!Eat and...

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6 Ways to Stay at Outer Banks West KOA

1/27/2020

There’s a lot to love about Outer Banks West KOA, a beautiful waterfront setting, amazing amenities and a killer events line up just to name a few, but one of the greatest things is the huge selection of accommodations and site types. You’ll find a site that works for your budget and your camping...

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Meet Outer Banks West KOA

1/15/2020

A brand new waterfront KOA is coming to North Carolina in 2020! Outer Banks West KOA is an outdoor enthusiast's playground located on the Currituck Sound in Currituck County, North Carolina. There's an endless list of things to love about this secluded retreat, but here are a few key things to know...

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