When fall arrives on North Carolina’s northern Outer Banks, wildlife thrives. This fall, take an open-air Jeep tour to spot wild horses, hike to see rare birds in a maritime forest, cast a line in Currituck Sound, and more.
Shifting sands, tides, and tempests have shaped the Outer Banks for centuries. Now, those forces pose a constant threat to the islands’ lifeline — and a complicated challenge for the keepers of one of the state’s most famous roads.
The Made in NC Awards are for all you North Carolina makers, bakers, crafters, and creators. Whatever it is that you make and sell, we know you’re proud to produce it right here in North Carolina — and we want to help you show it off to the entire state.
In honor of our June Coastal issue, which features Seamus the Bernedoodle, we’re celebrating our four-legged friends all month long. Find out how you and your pup can enter our Instagram giveaway, and check out what the Our State staff has to say about their tail-wagging buddies.
Not your average beach house: From the clean lines of a flat-top cottage in Southern Shores to the extravagant opulence of an Art Nouveau icon in Corolla, landmark architecture defines our coastal villages — and chapters of our history.