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The Ultimate 7 Day Plan for Things to Do in Outer Banks

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The Ultimate 7 Day Plan for Things to Do in Outer Banks

Introduction - Full of natural beauty and wild adventures, these islands are a family-friendly and budget-friendly destination...

 

Ocracoke Lighthouse

Thing to do 1 - End your day on Ocracoke by seeing the southernmost lighthouse in the Outer Banks. The Ocracoke Lighthouse stands at only...

 

Take the Ocracoke Ferry

Thing to do 2 - You'll need to take a drive-on ferry to get to Ocracoke Island from Hatteras Island. The process is free, simple...

 

Hatteras Village Park

Thing to do 3 - The entrance to the park may seem small and unassuming, but don't let this fool you. The trails through the...

 

Currituck Beach Lighthouse & Historic Corolla Park

Thing to do 4 - End your first day by walking the 220 steps to the top of Currituck Beach Lighthouse for perfect views of...

 

Orange Blossom Bakery & Cafe

Thing to do 5 - This little cafe in northern Hatteras Island is too good to miss. They are famous for their Apple Uglies. An...

 

Nags Head

Thing to do 6 - End your second day with adventure in Nags Head! Nags Head is home to Jockey's Ridge State Park. If you...

 

See Wild Horses at the Beach

Thing to do 7 - You've probably heard about the wild Spanish mustangs that roam free in the Outer Banks. To see these beauties, you...

 

Eat at Howard's Pub & Raw Bar

Thing to do 8 - Next, stop for a bite to eat at the renowned Howard's Pub. The restaurant is decorated with old license plates...

 

Kill Devil Hills

Thing to do 9 - Next, it's time to head south to Kill Devil Hills. Yes, this town has a rather strange name that comes...

 

Coquina Beach

Thing to do 10 - Spend your morning walking along Coquina Beach. It's a white sand beach that is expansive, so you shouldn't have any...

 

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