From its northernmost point in Corolla to its southern terminus on Cedar Island, this scenic byway — bound between sound and sea — links the islands and communities of the Outer Banks.
48 Hours in Edenton: A Weekend by the Water
Stay at a charming inn, eat incredible seafood, explore maritime history, take a beautiful boat ride in Edenton Bay, and more in this historic former port town on Albemarle Sound.
A Century of Opulence in the Northern Outer Banks
An Art Nouveau-style mansion perched on Currituck Sound has survived for a century against all odds — and it’s still one of the newest buildings in historic Corolla.
Safe Passage on the Intracoastal Waterway
Commercial and recreational vessels cruise a watery highway of natural and dredged channels, with one face toward the land and the other toward the ocean.
Red & Blue
North Carolina’s state colors adorn our flag, of course, but they’re also found in the things that make us who we are: food and music, nature and art.
New Inn Town in Corolla
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.
5 Sunset Sails to Take This Summer
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.
23 Breathtaking Views on the Carolina Coast
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.
When we pitch a tent on top of our mountains, in our forests, or on our beaches, we discover the natural beauty that has transfixed adventurers for centuries.