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 shallow waters of the Outer Banks are invitingly warm in summertime, and the 12-room Inn on Pamlico Sound offers guests several means of enjoying them: kayaks and fishing poles are free to borrow, while kite- and wakeboarding instructors can meet you at the inn's dock.

Restaurants in The Outer Banks

Fresh steamed shrimp goes down smoother with a cold one at this waterside pub and local hangout within Stripes Bar & Grille.

Things to do in The Outer Banks

Every May, a team of 200 actors and designers put together a theatrical imagining of Roanoke’s doomed 16th-century settlement.