Explore the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station Historic Site

Exploring the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site is a journey back in time through the rich maritime history and heroic tales of the United States Life-Saving Service. Nestled along the scenic Outer Banks of North Carolina, this site offers a glimpse into the courageous efforts of the brave souls who risked their lives to rescue shipwrecked victims. This is just one of the many thrilling sites and activities to see when you book your Outer Banks trip in one of the vacation rentals offered by Atlantic Realty.  Take advantage of our Fun N Sun Pass Program and enjoy a complimentary admission to the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station museum.

Atlantic Realty offers a remarkable array of vacation rentals that cater to every traveler’s needs and preferences. Choose an Outer Banks vacation rental that will be the perfect home away from home. After a day of adventure, you can relax in our properties, which feature amenities like private pools, theater rooms, game rooms, and more!

Explore the Chicamacomico Lifesaving station and museum
Explore the Chicamacomico Lifesaving station and museum

Overview of the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station 

When you visit the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station Historic Site, you will learn about North Carolina’s first trained, shore-based rescue responders and the early history of the US Life-Saving Service/US Coast Guard. Come and explore two stations and five buildings at the most complete historic site of the nation’s remaining life-saving stations. This historic site is protected and preserved by the Chicamacomico Historical Association. 

The Mirlo Rescue conducted by the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station is recognized as one of the best rescues in maritime services history by the US Coast Guard. During World War I, the Chicamacomico crew saved 42 sailors from the British tanker Mirlo. The boat from this famous rescue in 1918 is kept in the original Chicamacomico building.

Tour the Beginning of US Life-Saving Service/US Coast Guard

You’ll begin your tour of the Chicamacomico Life Saving Station with a brief overview of the history of the US Life Saving Service and how this historic site has played an important role. You’ll watch a video and receive a brochure that will explain everything you need to know to access the five exhibit buildings. 

Exploring the Outer Banks while staying in one of the premium vacation rentals offered by Atlantic Realty will create lasting memories, whether you’re seeking adventure, relaxation, or a mix of both!

Explore the Dare County Civil War Trail

The Dare County Civil War Trail offers a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of events that shaped American history. The North Carolina Outer Banks overflow in American history spanning all the way back to the first attempted English Colony on American soil. Book your trip today with Atlantic Realty!

Atlantic Realty has provided travelers with a lovely array of Outer Banks vacation rentals for over four decades. Our team of experienced professionals has deep roots in the region and is dedicated to helping guests find their ideal Outer Banks vacation rental. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a group retreat, Atlantic Realty has a diverse portfolio of OBX rentals to suit every need and budget.

First Light of Freedom Market at Fort Raleigh
First Light of Freedom Marker . Photographer: Tom Bosse

Venture on the Dare County Civil War Trail

Book your trip with Atlantic Realty to immerse yourself in American history!

It’s Vacation Rental Week

Atlantic Realty Outer Banks is thrilled to participate in the fourth annual Vacation Rental Week! Professionally-managed vacation rentals provide value and benefits for guests and property owners alike. This celebration of Vacation Rental Week is our chance to highlight these and to encourage you to book a stay with a professional manager. As a guest, vacation rentals are a great alternative to hotels in every aspect, offering you much more for your money, including additional space, privacy, convenience, and amenities. Vacation rentals also present you with a unique opportunity to create a more personalized, memorable vacation experience when compared with traditional hotels.

Vacation Rental Week celebrates the value, privacy, and convenience vacation rental homes provide.

You’ll have the practical comfort of an actual residence, the ability to explore the neighborhood, and the opportunity to discover aspects of your destination you might not encounter when staying at a hotel. If you’re vacationing with family, vacation rentals are an excellent option, typically offering multiple bedrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and easy access to local entertainment.

Now is the best time to plan and book your 2023 beach vacation on the OBX. In addition to experiencing our beautiful beaches, local attractions plus numerous family fun opportunities, we encourage you to start your journey by browsing our website.  We offer accommodations from 1 to 28 bedrooms, oceanfront to soundfront with houses in between too.  Likewise, booking direct gives you access to the best pricing along with local staff supported communications from pre-arrival to check-out.  We are here for you.  We create vacation memories for you, OUR GUEST.

Atlantic Realty Vacation Homes offers:

  • Enhanced Safety
  • Best Value
  • Endless Options
  • Rental Ready and Cleaned to Industry Standards
  • Local Flavor – Our small team has 170 years of vacation rental management experience
  • Family Friendly accommodations
  • Event Homes for Weddings and Reunions

Let’s get started!  Call one of our vacation planners today at 855-421-4336

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