Seven Reasons Marker Nine Loves Turks and Caicos (and Sara Harris Photography)

In so many ways, this could be a blog post with no words, just pictures!

Just this weekend, following an amazing trip to Turks and Caicos where we found a true channel Marker Nine, savored sweet family time and reconnected with nature and ourselves, our dear friend at Sara Harris Photography shared her amazing images of Marker Nine living the coastal life.

These aren't marketing shots - and that's what we love so much about these! That's how good Sara is...she captures this sweet, coastal life as it happens. Naturally. No make...

Dune Burger...Oh, How We Love You

Marker Nine’s first family – or at least 2/3rds of the founding families – sat around an Outer Banks beach house the summer of 2015 talking with their mouths half full of food.

Rude? Of course.

The topic at hand? Why do we love Dune Burger so much?

Dune Burger. It’s an Outer Banks tradition and has been for decades.

Their official Facebook information is this:

“Feeding locals and visitors alike on the Outer Banks for decades. Located across the street from Jennette's Pier and next door...

Signature Marker Nine Nor'easter Cocktail Recipe

We're not going to lie. The first time we heard about the Nor'easter cocktail, we immediately headed out to buy some Ginger Beer and shake this up. It's become a staple at Marker Nine creative planning sessions! Enjoy!


  • 1 1/2 oz Maker’s Mark - gotta be Maker's Mark to make it a MARKer Nine classic!
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz maple syrup
  • splash of Ginger Beer

Combine the bourbon, lime juice and maple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake...