Located across the inlet from Ocracoke, Portsmouth Island is part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore. Portsmouth was once the largest settlement on the Outer Banks.
Biking the narrow streets around the village makes this mode of transportation one of the fastest,...
The Village Craftsmen Gift Shop, owned by local historian Philip Howard, offers ghost walk tours. These...
Event Starts04/29/2017 - 8:00am
Experience a Run Fest Weekend and have a great vacation at the same time. Participate in the Jolly Roger 5k, Queen Anne's Revenge 10k or Half Marathon! Cheer the runners on! We hope to see you in April on Ocracoke Island.
Event Starts05/12/2017 - 11:00am
The annual British Cemetery Ceremony remembers the sinking by German U-boats, of the HMT Bedfordshire, a British trawler, off the coast on May 11, 1942. The 2017 ceremony marks the 75th anniversary of the four British World War II soldiers buried in the small plot of British land along British Cemetery Road on Ocracoke Island.
Event Starts05/27/2017 - 8:00am
The Ocracoke Community Park & Youth Center invites USSSA baseball teams and their families for a May 27th-28th weekend adventure on Ocracoke Island. Travel to the southernmost island in North Carolina's Outer Banks.
The annual Ocracoke Working Watermen's Oyster Roast and Shrimp Steam is one of the most popular events on Ocracoke Island, especially for the year-round residents to celebrate their fine fishing heritage!
In May, a Burlington, NC, couple, Joe and Rebekah Davis, were delighted when notified they had won a week on Ocracoke Island, the southernmost island of the Outer Banks, NC.
Is there anything better than a sleepy beach town during a season that celebrates a slower pace of living? I think not!