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Beach Access

Parking meters are for cities not the OBX! The Outer Banks has numerous beach accesses and all parking is free.

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Beach Driving

If you have 4x4, we have plenty of places without roads to explore, namely miles of untamed beach. Happy driving.

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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras makes Dr. Beach's Top 10 "Best Beaches" list 7 years in a row.

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Nags Head Beach

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Shells

The OBX is perfect for shelling and beach combing. The best time is after a high tide, a storm, in the morning or during the winter months.

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Ask any local and you'll hear them call the OBX the "Sunrise Capital of the East Coast" and with views like these it's hard to argue.