Welcome to your one-stop source for everything you need to know about the Outer Banks area!
It's what the Outer Banks locals know, written by locals. Information you can trust on Outer Banks lodging, restaurants, attractions, recreation, history, shopping, vacation rentals, and the personalities of each area... everything you need to know to get the most out of your Outer Banks experience.
From our interactive area map to the right, you can jump to a distinct town or area and find out everything you need to know, or simply click a category in the menu bar at the top of the page to start exploring the Outer Banks!
From the Wright Brothers Monument marking man's first powered airplane flight, to mystery of the "lost" first colony of English settlers, to the many lighthouses dotting our shores, to the shipwrecks in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, the Outer Banks is an area steeped in history and mystery.
You'll definitely get in, on or around the water. Try your hand at fishing, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, jet skiing, parasailing, boating... you name it!
Or, if you want to stay dry, try air tours, golfing, tennis, beach-combing, birding, jogging, walking, off-road driving, wild-horse watching safaris, outdoor dramas and arts performances, miniature golf and go-carts.
You'll find everything you could possibly need for a great Outer Banks experience. Fine accommodations, from hotels and motels, to bed and breakfast inns, to campgrounds to rental homes.
Delectable fare in a wide variety of restaurants. Local stores and shops, from groceries and souvenirs, to bathing suits and watersports gear, to gifts for the people you left back home.
Whether you plan to get out there and do everything - but we don’t think anyone could possibly do it all in one week! - or you plan to plop down in a beach chair and snooze your vacation away, we know you’re going to love the Outer Banks area. Have fun planning out every detail of your visit through this site!
* Businesses serving more than one area! *
Kitty Hawk •
Kill Devil Hills •
Roanoke Island / Manteo / Wanchese
Hatteras Island •
Northern Mainland •
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