The Outer Banks is a massive sandbar like all the barrier islands, which is higher than today’s ocean levels. What sets the Outer Banks aside from the rest is that it is the farthest from the coastline than the other barrier island in the world and is home to the oldest unsolved mystery. In 1587 was the year of a massive disappearance of 115 settlers’ stands which was never solved to what happened or where they disappeared too.
Pirates such as Israel Hands and Jack Rackham were part of a massive gathering in Ocracoke. Surprisingly it did not lead to any deaths of their victims to avoid damage to their precious ships.
Another big attraction that The Cape Hatteras has is the tallest brick lighthouse in the US which is on the bucket list for many people.
In recent years the Outer Banks is home to over 57,755 with over 5 million visitors. The reason for its popularity is that it has the best spot to surf the waves. If you are looking to find and catch the Atlantic Blue Marlin, then the sea around the Outer Banks and the Virgin Islands could be the place to do just that. Carolina Designs Blog shows you how amazing the Outer Banks really is and what events really happened there years ago in an infographic below.
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