Visiting Lighthouses in the Outer Banks


Barrier Island Lighthouses

The barrier islands of North Carolina are a popular tourist destination because of the long stretches of unspoiled beaches. But touring the gorgeous lighthouses on Outer Banks is a top thing to do there too.

Bodie Island Lighthouse

The Bodie Island Lighthouse is a beautiful lighthouse that is located in Nags Head in the Outer Banks. This lighthouse is one of the most popular in the area and is open to visit.

Hatteras Island Lighthouse

The Hatteras Island Lighthouse is said to be haunted by the ghost of a coastguard who died in a shipwreck. This only makes the lighthouse more alluring to tourists, who come to see this spooky site.

Ocracoke Island Lighthouse

The Ocracoke Light Station was built in 1823 and is the smallest lighthouse in the bunch. The lighthouse is located on a small island near Ocracoke Village and is accessible only by boat. But, the ferry to Ocracoke Island is free!

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

The Currituck Beach Lighthouse is a brick lighthouse located in Corolla, North Carolina. The lighthouse was built in 1875. The light from the Currituck Beach Lighthouse can be seen for up to 20 miles out to sea.

Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse

This lighthouse is a small one on Roanoke Island. It's located in the heart of the Roanoke Marshes on the Manteo Waterfront. It's said that this is one of the most beautiful spots on the Outer Banks. Be sure to visit this lighthouse while you're visiting the lively downtown Manteo.

If you're looking for a unique and beautiful vacation spot, be sure to check out the Outer Banks lighthouses!

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