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

The spacious, gabled rooms invite lingering for long, lazy mornings. The Lighthouse Suite includes a private fourth-floor cupola, with a wet bar and panoramic water views.

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.