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.
From the deck of a boat, a sunset over the water is even more spectacular. With gentle waves as the stage, charismatic captains as the cast, and an orange glow as the backdrop, these evening cruises put on a show that’s sure to impress.
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.