The Outer Banks, NC

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Explore lighthouses

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Discover piers and bright sandy beaches

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See wild horses, find rare shells, and learn about marine life



While the long strip of barrier islands might look spread out, the great thing about vising Cape Hatteras and the Outer Banks, is that a day full of new experiences is never too far away.

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Camp On The Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Oregon Inlet Campground made for the perfect “home base” to explore Cape Hatteras and the rest of the Outer Banks. Camping is a really budget-friendly way to experience the Outer Banks as well!



Explore one of the most iconic features of the Outer Banks at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Be sure to check out the other OBC lighthouses as well, including  Currituck Lighthouse Bodie, Ocracoke. and Roanoke Marshes


Ocracoke Island

Accessible only by ferry or private boat, Ocracoke Island offers a peaceful and laid-back atmosphere. Explore the island’s historic village, which features quaint shops and restaurants or walking the nature trails



Home to Currituck Beach Lighthouse, Historic Corolla Park, Wild Horses and the Currituck Banks Reserve there is plenty to explore in this northern section of the Outer Banks


Jennette's Pier

Jennette’s Pier is a popular destination located in Nags Head, North Carolina. Originally built in 1939, the pier has undergone several renovations. Today, the pier features a 1,000-foot-long wooden deck and a small aquarium


Wright Brothers National Memorial

A  historic landmark located in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, the Wright Brothers National Memorial commemorates the first successful powered flight by Orville and Wilbur Wright in 1903.


Jockey's Ridge State Park

Jockey’s Ridge State Park is home to the tallest natural sand dune system in the eastern United States, with dunes reaching heights of up to 100 feet. Here you can enjoy a variety of recreational activities, such as hiking, kite flying, sandboarding, and hang gliding


Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

13-mile stretch of protected land is home to over 370 species, including migratory waterfowl, shorebirds, wading birds, and raptors, as well as other wildlife including sea turtles and otters.



Listen to the ocean waves, watch the stars, and spend time marveling at wildlife. A trip to Cape Hatteras and the Outer Banks is a pleasant reminder of the wonder and life that makes the world so awe-inspiring.

Best Things To Do in Cape Hatteras & The Outer Banks NC

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