Ocracoke Island sunsets are spectacular. So it’s no surprise that watching the sunset is one of our favorite Ocracoke Island activities. Depending on where you are on the island, you will experience a different view of the sky, the water, and the landscape.
Beachcombing is a way of life on Ocracoke, and shelling, beach driving, and shore fishing are a fun part of every Ocracoke vacation. You can easily access the beach just outside of Ocracoke Village.
Built in 1823, the Ocracoke Light is the oldest lighthouse in North Carolina still in continuous service and the second oldest in the United States in continuous service.
Event Starts10/29/2021 - 2:00am
Celebrate Ocracoke’s pirate history at the 2021 Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree October 29th and 30th
Event Starts11/13/2021 - 8:00am
This two day event features the 10th Annual Scallywag 5K and the 6th Annual Blackbeard's 1/2 Marathon
Event Starts11/19/2021 - 7:00pm
Ocracoke Alive invites everyone to 2021 Festival Latino de Ocracoke
Be sure to visit 1718 Brewing Ocracoke for locally brewed beer and great food in a family friendly setting.
Don't limit yourself to one week on the island, consider booking the vacation of your dreams: two weeks on Ocracoke Island! You won't miss out on any of the fun activities.
Ocracoke is one of the most successful nesting areas for loggerhead sea turtles on the Outer Banks.