The Legend of Theodosia Burr

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The Outer Banks is home to a long and exciting past of dramatic historic events. Some of these events have been carried on in the form of ghost stories. One such story is the legend of Theodosia Burr, daughter of the infamous man who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. 

4 Can't-Miss Halloween Events on the Outer Banks!

Heading to the Outer Banks for a fall getaway and looking for a few spooky activities to attend? If so, we’ve got plenty of options to get you in the Halloween spirit! With haunted houses, ghost tours, haunted trails and more, an Outer Banks vacation is a perfect getaway for a creepy Halloween adventure. Be sure to check out one of these activities during your October stay on the Outer Banks, listed below in order of eerie to incredibly frightening!

5 Reasons Why the OBX is a Great Children’s Vacation Spot

Kid tested and kid approved, season after season, the Outer Banks is one of the best beach destinations on the East Coast to bring your little ones. With many opportunities for play, like miniature golf, an arcade on a pier, go-cart speedways, and even outdoor movies, the Outer Banks knows how to keep kids busy and happy while on vacation. Not only is there plenty to do and see offshore, but the wide open, sprawling beaches provide kids their own seaside playground 24/7.

5 Great Places to Watch the Sunset on the Outer Banks

The unique landscape and wide-open beauty of the Outer Banks makes it almost impossible to find a spot that ISN’T a good place to watch the sunset. Rising up out of the Atlantic Ocean and setting into one of the area’s many sounds, the sun drives the day in the life on the Outer Banks, and the thin strip of barrier islands provides a full-spectrum view of the show. There are a few places that stand out, however, among the myriad of choices to witness the setting sun, and the following are a handful of those.

 

Jockey’s Ridge in Nags Head

Wicked Tuna Brings Spotlight to Outer Banks

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National Geographic’s acclaimed show, Wicked Tuna, made its way to the Outer Banks last winter, where they filmed a series called Wicked Tuna: North vs. South. Featuring local fishermen, the entire series was shot in Hatteras and Oregon Inlet, and depicted a battle of north and south, as “Yankee watermen” made their way down to local waters to extend their season and fulfil their Bluefin tuna quota after a loss of a year.

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