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Have you visited these 16 popular and beautiful Outer Banks towns?

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Have you visited these 16 popular and beautiful Outer Banks towns?

Introduction - The Outer Banks has something for everyone, from incredible food and beautiful beaches to historical attractions and activities galore...

 
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Rodanthe, Hatteras Island

Town 1 - Rodanthe is another of many places in the outer banks with stunningly pristine beaches and is one of the three...

 
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Duck, Northern Beaches

Town 2 - Are you looking for a coastal town that’s off the beaten path? Then Duck might be the answer! Thousands of...

 
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Kill Devil Hills, Northern Beaches

Town 3 - Most say that this town got its unique name after barrels of Kill Devil rum split into its waters decades...

 
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Frisco, Hatteras Island

Town 4 - Frisco is one of the most relaxed and remote parts of Hatteras Island. It’s an excellent camping spot and perfect...

 
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Salvo, Hatteras Island

Town 5 - Salvo is the third of Hatteras Island’s Tri-Villages and the southernmost. This Outer Banks town is mainly a residential area...

 
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Kitty Hawk, Northern Beaches

Town 6 - Kitty Hawk is another breathtaking Outer Banks vacation spot. This vibrant seaside town offers something for everyone. From vast sandy...

 
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Manteo, Roanoke Island

Town 7 - This colonial-style OBX town sits on Roanoke Island in Dare county. Manteo is one of the places in the Outer...

 
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Southern Shores, Northern Beaches

Town 8 - Southern Shores is a secluded residential town found between Kitty Hawk and Duck. This quiet and peaceful community is one...

 
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Ocracoke, Ocracoke Island

Town 9 - Ocracoke stands apart from the other Outer Banks areas. This secluded paradise features maritime forests, stunning beaches, and a host...

 
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Corolla, Northern Beaches

Town 10 - Corolla, found in Currituck County, is a modern and upscale Northern Beach town. From ocean-front mansions to expansive beaches and...

 

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