Expert Travel Advice to Outer Banks

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Top Answers To Outer Banks Travel Questions

  • Anonymous user answered:
    Head to Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head to be closer to more of the major amenities, plus a wider range of affordable lodging. Duck and Corolla to the north of Kill Devil Hills are a little more secluded with some more spectacular beachside properties, though of course, you'll pay a little more for these.
  • Alistair answered:
    Technically, the southernmost community on the Outer Banks is Hatteras, which you can access from the mainland via Ocracoke Island. The Cedar Island-Ocracoke ferry is probably closest for you (sailings also leave from Swan Quarter a little further north). Although not technically part of the Outer Banks, Cape Lookout National Seashore might be another spot worth checking out, as it's a little closer and easier to access from Surf City.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    It will be warm in mid-August, but not terribly. I was there for Labor Day weekend, and the weather was variable, but early Sept is great--the water is warm and the crowds start to thin.
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    Anonymous user answered:
    The weather averages at a low of 43F and a high of 60F.