Cape Hatteras National Seashore stretches 70 miles from Nags to Ocracoke Island, protecting a huge portion of the Outer Banks from development and preserving habitat for native wildlife. A great variety of outdoor recreation is available here, including swimming, beach combing, hunting, fish…

The Outer Banks is known for its golden sand, pristine waters, outdoor adventure and crashing waves — and each summer, visitors converge on the sandbar to windsurf, parasail, fish or just walk along the shore while the Atlantic laps at their ankles. But there’s a special brand of unique, fam…

If the sand and sun are too hot to handle, or if you just want to explore the waters like the Outer Banks' early Native American tribes, kayak rentals — as well as guided kayak tours — are a call or click away. Many equipment rental companies offer kayak delivery.