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.
Tall tales of shipwrecks and smugglers on the Outer Banks inspired four young entrepreneurs to revive a storied tradition. Their Manteo distillery combines history and legend into a potent new concoction.