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 Travelandleisure.com 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

Fresh, locally caught bluefish and crab are on the menu. You can even dine on a peaceful screened porch.

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).