Make the most of your summer weekends with these quick beach escapes.
The Outer Banks
The Outer Banks Travel Guide
Articles about The Outer Banks
A hotel on the sand is bliss—and even more so when it’s a steal.
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
Try Carolina oyster stew or a classic shrimp and grits overlooking Currituck Sound in relaxed elegance.
Things to do in The Outer Banks
Buzz over town in a WWII-era biplane. Or, for an even more thrilling adventure, take wing yourself with a hang glider over Kitty Hawk’s powdery dunes (Kitty Hawk Kites offers three-hour lessons for $100).