The Outer Banks is a beautiful area, rich in history from the Wright Brothers First Flight to the old Lighthouses still active in the area.

Outer Banks Lighthouses

There are several lighthouses in the Outer Banks area, perfect for the avid photographer or history buff. Each one has it’s own style and history, and several of the lighthouses have museums to explore.

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Outer Banks Museums

The Outer Banks has several museums for families to enjoy, including a Children’s Museum, Roanoke Island Maritime Museum, Wright Brothers National Memorial, and the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum.

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Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

A park dedicated to the first attempt for the English to colonize America, sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh, a centuries-old unsolved mystery that resulted in the disappearance of all 117 people. The park now features a visitor’s center, Elizabethan Gardens, The Lost Colony outdoor drama, and more.

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