Welcome to the Southern Outer Banks. Visit Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands along North Carolina’s Outer Banks for some of the best blue water fishing on the East Coast. The two islands of Hatteras and Ocracoke offer long stretches of isolated beaches for the family to explore along with the Hatteras Lighthouse and the Ocracoke Lighthouse and is dotted along the islands by the quaint villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Frisco, Buxton, Hatteras and Ocracoke which offer surprisingly sophisticated amenities. The local Outer Banks restaurants offer some of the freshest seafood available and you can locate unique Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island crafts in the many shops. Come explore the Outer Banks islands that Blackbeard the pirate once called home.
Welcome to the Northern Outer Banks. The Northern Outer Banks is comprised of several distinct resort communities. Each community offers many different amenities and has its own unique charms. One thing all of the communities share is outstanding dining. You can dine on the freshest steamed shrimp at one of the many Outer Banks restaurants or choose to enjoy a romantic dinner by candlelight overlooking a marina in Manteo, or along the Outer Banks oceanfront. The Outer Banks offers a broad spectrum of lodging options, from Hotels and Motels in Kill Devil Hills, to campgrounds in Colington to Bed and Breakfasts along the famous “Beach Road”, that stretches from Kitty Hawk through Nags Head. Find fun things to do for the whole family from bowling to kite surfing to kayaking in the gentle waters of the Albemarle Sound. Perhaps you would like to bring your boat on vacation, we feature a lot of community information as well, including all of the Outer Banks beach accesses, Outer Banks parks, Outer Banks boat ramps and more. Select any of the towns for specific information in that community or browse the Outer Banks regionalized indexes for an overview.