Accessible by only ferry, private boat, or by air, Ocracoke Island seems to make time stand still on it’s 16 mile island. What really makes this island special is that over three quarters of it is protected Cape Hatteras National Seashore property.
Within Ocracoke Island North Carolina, there are many different houses, schools, parks, and numerous boat ramps and places for beach access. The community is very friendly here, making it a perfect beach vacation spot for the entire family.
For everything practical and not so practical you’ll need while your away from home, you can find it here on Ocracoke Island. From beach chairs and boards to manicures and massages, and rental cars to finding a caterer – you can find everything you need to make your beach vacation a dream come true.
For nearly 12 continuous miles, the dunes and marsh lands of the island are untouched, providing a home for birds, deer, muskrats, rabbits, and other wild animals. The several beaches on the island are some of the last pristine beaches left in America. Fishermen and anglers are allowed to drive on the beach, with surf fishing being truly great here.
If you visit Ocracoke Island in the summer, you’ll find that there is always something to do. The island has a happening nightlife as well, which is perfect for those who want more than just the beach on their vacation.