10 Family-Friendly Things to Do in the Outer Banks

Family-Friendly Things to Do

Heading to the Outer Banks with children in tow? You’ll be glad to know that these beautiful barrier islands offer countless opportunities for family-focused fun. Here are a few suggestions. READ MORE

Step Back Into a 1920s Golden Age at the Whalehead Club on the Outer Banks

Whalehead Club, Outer Banks

When you walk through the doors of the Whalehead Club, you’ll enter a magical world. Surrounded by all the opulence of 1920s High Society, you’ll wander through spacious rooms where corduroy-textured walls and distinctive cork-tile floors provide an impressive setting for lily-shaped Tiffany sconces and elegant Art Nouveau furnishings. READ MORE

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge in the NC Outer Banks

Alligator River

Where can you find rare red wolves, colorful wood ducks, black bears galore, hawks and bald eagles, hundreds of migratory waterfowl – perhaps even a few alligators – all amid unspoiled woodlands and wetlands in a stunning natural setting? Come to Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge at 100 Conservation Way, Manteo, in the NC Outer Banks. READ MORE

Take the Ferry to Explore Ocracoke Island in the NC Outer Banks

Take the Ferry to Explore Ocracoke Island in the NC Outer Banks

Few places are as magical as Ocracoke Island. Once a favorite haunt of Blackbeard the Pirate, this remote retreat boasts some of America’s most beautiful beaches… along with breathtaking views of Pamlico Sound on one side and Atlantic Ocean on the other. Not to mention a legendary lighthouse, quaint shops, charming seaside restaurants, art galleries, and more. READ MORE

Explore the Outer Banks Safely: COVID-19 Travel Tips

Explore the Outer Banks Safely: COVID-19 Travel Tips

Want some good news? The NC Outer Banks are open for business.

Yes, even during the COVID era, you can still enjoy a fun-filled family vacation on these beautiful barrier islands. North Carolina has no travel restrictions, so you can freely enter or leave the state without having to test or quarantine. READ MORE