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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


The History of the Outer Banks Dunes

During the Depression, hundreds of men found work — and a common goal — constructing dunes to protect our Outer Banks.