How often can you stay in one area and watch the sun both rise and set over water? For visitors to the Currituck Outer Banks, the answer is “daily.” Water is an integral part of life here — from exploring on it to playing in it to simply enjoying being near it.
In the village of Corolla, a different kind of lodging stands out from the weeklong rentals typical of the northern Outer Banks. Guests might only stay there for a night or two, but in that short amount of time, the Corolla Village Inn feels like home.
At the top of the loftiest lighthouse, on sugar-sand beaches, beneath ancient live oaks twisting their knobby arms toward the sun, and from coastal cottages perched in the dunes, the North Carolina coast offers endless beauty on the edge of the earth.