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Across the country, employees work hard year-round in the name of professional goals. While the satisfaction from a job well done can be rewarding, often employees are also looking forward to time away from the office when they can enjoy well-deserved vacations in exciting and new destinations. From gorgeous sandy beaches to mountainous settings, there’s no shortage of options when it comes to picking and choosing just the right locale to call your own for a getaway. While vacations are traditionally time set aside separate from work life, in the year 2020 and perhaps beyond—it may be time to consider combining our professional and leisure efforts in a unique way.
COVID-19 broke onto the global scene seemingly instantaneously in 2020 and with its arrival came a long list of changes and modifications that had to be taken into account quickly. In the name of safety and health, many employers began moving their employees out of the traditional office setting and into homes where remote work became the new challenge. While individuals worked to put together home offices on the fly and Zoom became a household term, those with little ones at home faced the additional hurdle of having to balance working at home with schooling at home and somehow separating out the two while remaining productive on both fronts.
As the year has progressed, many are still struggling with this elusive balance, and combined with the loss of previously planned trips, the results can be a bit dismal. Fortunately, with every difficult change comes a bright spot to notice and at Shoreline OBX, we see the opportunity shining through. While we’ve long been committed to creating amazing stays for visitors to the Outer Banks of North Carolina in the exclusive name of vacation, this year, we see no reason not to take your work on the road. Working remote life offers up the flexibility to travel while still meeting deadlines. When you’re looking for a place to regain inspiration, be productive, and simply enjoy the life you live, get ready to pack your bags and make the Outer Banks your ultimate work and play destination.

A Place to Work and Savor the Stay

When you book a rental through Shoreline OBX, we’ll make sure you’re settled into a property that makes your work life as convenient as possible and the time outside of work fun, scenic and inspiring. Guests who book our properties will find connectivity a breeze thanks to Wi-Fi in all of our homes to keep you online with your colleagues and in some cases even streaming those conference calls on large flat-screen televisions during a stay. Comfortable and tasteful furnishings throughout the vast majority of our properties provide the inviting ambiance that makes work fly by. The upscale extras that can be included, ranging from hot tubs, fireplaces, and vaulted ceilings to leather sofas and large windows with a view, give guests the luxurious push you might need right now to remember why life can be so exciting, even in these challenging times.
Whether you’re looking for a property to accommodate only you or you and your entire traveling crew, we have the portfolio of options you need. Keep everyone in your family comfortable by booking a sprawling property complete with private outdoor spaces including balconies, patios, or decks for those moments when you’re looking to take a break. Take advantage of our homes which include fully equipped kitchens, making it easy to settle in with that hot cup of coffee in the morning or make the most of a savory home-style meal in the evenings. From pet-friendly properties to those that take elegance to another level, your stay will be as customized as you need it to be.

Working Remote and Exploring the Best of the Outer Banks

When work is done for the day, the Outer Banks is the ultimate destination to get out and explore in vacation style. When you’re not settled into the sand, making the most of the rolling waves, be sure to set aside time to check out the many lighthouses that dot the shoreline. Capture incredible images as you make your way through a wildlife refuge or two and if you’re ready to encounter something truly spectacular, be sure to book a private wild horse excursion and see these majestic creatures in their natural habitats, far from the crowds.

Find a Way to Thrive in 2020

Yes, this is a year that looks different from years past, but it doesn’t mean you can’t make the most of every possible moment. Take your work on the road and enjoy the beauty of the Outer Banks simultaneously by planning a one-of-a-kind trip this year. Contact our team today to learn more about the properties we have that might just fit your ideal work and play stay. We’re here to help you start planning your work-from-home trip enjoying the scenic Outer Banks of North Carolina.