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Some of the things you can do when visiting Ocracoke; activities on Ocracoke Island, NC.

BIG FISH! Island charter captains hunting trophy swordfish

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here By Connie Leinbach Some Ocracoke charter fishermen have ramped up their gamesmanship with a new and...
Ocracoke lifeguard beach

Cape Hatteras National Seashore extends 2020 lifeguard season at three popular...

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To catch up on Ocracoke news and much more, click here As a result of increased late summer tourism to the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras...
Dave O'Neal in his Down Point Decoys Shop Ocracoke, N.C.

Collectors flock to Dave O’Neal’s Downpoint Decoy Shop

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By Peter Vankevich Ocracoke’s first Waterfowl Festival on April 21 in the school gym will celebrate renowned island carver Dave O’Neal. When you step inside his...

What’s open–updated

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First published on Nov. 22, 2019; further updated/corrected Feb. 25. This list will continue to be updated. Now that Ocracoke Island is open to visitors...

The island’s craft brewery, 1718 Brewing Ocracoke, opens Saturday

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For Ocracoke news, click here  By Connie Leinbach As word got around the island on Saturday after 1718 Brewing, Ocracoke's craft brewery, opened at noon for...

Blackbeard exhibit on view in Hatteras museum

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HATTERAS— An infamous pirate has once again staked claim to land along the Outer Banks. The North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort has installed its...

OPS to commemorate Lt. Robert Maynard’s role in Blackbeard’s demise

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To catch up on Ocracoke news, click here By Bailey Herndon British Naval Officer Lt. Robert Maynard had a big role in the Blackbeard saga, and...

Ocracoke lifeguard beach retains its No. 2 in the U.S. status

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Ocracoke Island once again earned a top spot on the annual Dr. Beach 10 Best Beaches in the USA list, with the Ocracoke Lifeguard...

Moon festival to welcome fall on Ocracoke

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The Moonraker Tea Shop will celebrate the Chinese Moon Festival on Sept. 21, a full moon night. The shop will offer traditional Chinese moon cakes...

A Trip to Portsmouth Island with the Austins: More Than Just...

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July 2013 By Pat Garber Off the coast of east­ern North Caro­lina lies the re­mote island of Portsmouth, renowned for birds, sea­shells, and history. Acces­sible only...