History

Edging Closer to Answers: The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony is one of our nation’s oldest and most fascinating mysteries. Long after its disappearance, groups of dedicated researchers are still pursuing the facts.

Eastern

10 Things You Might Not Know About the Outer Banks

You’ve visited the Wright Brothers National Memorial and seen The Lost Colony, but whether this is your first or 15th trip to the Outer Banks, there’s always more to discover.

History

4 Outer Banks Ghost Stories That’ll Spook This Halloween

No place in North Carolina stirs the imagination quite like the Outer Banks. Remote, untamed, and mystifying, our state’s stretch of barrier islands is rich with lore that’s been preserved through generations.

Guides

10 Coastal Events Happening This Fall

From Washington to Wilmington and everywhere in between, there’s no shortage of coastal festivities to enjoy this fall.

Eastern

Meet the Ferryman of the Outer Banks

Getting to Portsmouth Island from Ocracoke has never been easy, but one family has made it possible for the past 40 years. Will the next generation continue the tradition? Time will tell.

Eastern

Manteo and Wanchese are Two Places at Once

Even though Manteo and Wanchese share a sliver of land surrounded by North Carolina’s sizable sounds, they couldn’t be further apart.

Nature

A Sound Country Serenade

From the boats to the bridges, the waterfronts to the wildlife, a writer finds lyricism among the streams, rivers, and sounds that connect, rather than separate, our coastal homes.