If you ask us, there's no place else on earth quite like the 100 miles of barrier islands that we call home. For more than 400 years, we've lived with the awe-inspiring forces of Mother Nature that have created a landscape of unmatched beauty and rich natural resources for all to enjoy.

No matter the season, our shores welcome you to explore miles of national parks and wildlife refuges. This is what the beaches of North Carolina must have looked like, when English settlers first set foot on our land. Every direction opens a door to adventure. Take a trip to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Tour the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to discover exhibits and artifacts chronicling our 400 years of maritime history. See where those first English Settlers mysteriously disappeared, thus earning the name The Lost Colony. Stop by the Chicamacomico Lifesaving Station, the oldest lifesaving station in North Carolina. And visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial, located on the site where two dauntless aviators took flight and changed the world forever. The Outer Banks is a place of unforgettable experiences. It's where you won't just come to visit; you'll come to life.

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