Well before an Outer Banks vacation begins, visitors will find ample information available online on all the attractions and amenities that make this stretch of North Carolina coastline truly special. Visit a local online area guide, like www.ncbeaches.com for a complete and comprehensive introduction to all things Outer Banks, or visit the Outer Banks Visitors' Bureau site, www.outerbanks.org for upcoming events and popular activities.
While on the beach, vacationers will also find a number of local visitors' centers conveniently located en route to the Outer Banks. Stop by the Aycock Brown Center in Kitty Hawk, the historic US Weather Station in Hatteras Village, or the Ocracoke Island Visitors Center located next to the Cedar Island and Swan Quarter ferry docks for extensive information on the area, and friendly local volunteers who are happy to answer questions.
By staying informed and discovering all the ways to have fun on and off the beach, Outer Banks visitors will be sure and make the most of their fantastic beach vacation.