The Outer Banks

The Outer Banks Travel Guide

Articles about The Outer Banks

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Make the most of your summer weekends with these quick beach escapes.

By Katrina Brown Hunt

A hotel on the sand is bliss—and even more so when it’s a steal.

By Staff
By Lyndsey Matthews
By Lyndsey Matthews

Hotels in The Outer Banks

A short walk from Manteo’s downtown dock, the homey saltbox-style B&B has rooms reminiscent of Grandma’s.

Restaurants in The Outer Banks

The day with flaky Southern biscuits at the no-frills, roadside restaurant.

Things to do in The Outer Banks

Explore the underwater wrecks—most of which lie at depths of 90 feet or more—with expert guidance. Snorkeling trips are also available for those not deep-water-certified.