Surrounded by water and filled with warmth, this island is one of the most popular vacation spots on the Outer Banks because of its people.

On The Porch

Even when the space is still there — a front porch with room for a couple of rockers, maybe a swing — time to enjoy the tranquility seems to have moved just beyond our grasp.

Kill Devil Grill

When Bill Tucker decided to blaze his own path, it led him to Kill Devil Hills and a 1939 diner that welcomes a steady flow of locals and tourists who return often for singular surroundings and fresh, creative dishes.