Travel Blogs from Ocracoke, United States

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Ocracoke Day II, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke Day II

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... across the street and although we felt sluggish for the next few hours it was totally worth it. Afterwards we went to the Ocracoke Preservation Museum which was really cool. It housed a lot of history of the island community in an historic house circa ...

Camp Lejeune, Rachel Carson and Ocracoke Island, Ocracoke NC, United States travel blog

Camp Lejeune, Rachel Carson and Ocracoke Island

A travel blog entry by garylesser

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... , Rachel Carson and a ferry ride across the Atlantic Ocean (not all of it). Today's distance ridden: about 260 miles. To see today's entire route, from Conway, South Carolina, to Ocracoke Island, North Carolina, click here. What will tomorrow ...

To Ocracoke!!!, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

To Ocracoke!!!

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

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... take you over to Ocracoke Island since it's only accessible in this manner. No bridges, no tunnels. This is what makes Ocracoke so charming...it's isolation. In fact the small town spent so much of it's history separated from the mainland that the people ...

IMPORTANT, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

IMPORTANT

A travel blog entry by mrweinstein

Hey everyone. Because of a family emergency Jen and I have to drive home this evening a day ahead of schedule. I do have pictures and some fun stories to tell including how I saved the life of a fish....but it'll have to wait. I'll get this updated just ...

Ocracoke to Hatteras, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke to Hatteras

A travel blog entry by theoldfolk

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We dove to the top of the Island stopping several times to admire the wonderful views Pamlico Sound was on one side of the road & the Atlantic Ocean is on the other. Walking on the sand dunes is hard going. We didn't realize we had reached the end ...

Sun,sea,sand and sunsets, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Sun,sea,sand and sunsets

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... Locals use the ferry to ‘commute’ between the islands and the gulls are used to their tit bits. Ocracoke itself is very pretty; you are encouraged to use bicycles to get around the small community. The harbour is ...

OCRACOKE, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

OCRACOKE

A travel blog entry by mainship

... ; responsible for saving lives during shipwrecks and performed miraculous rescues along the Outer Banks.) and the surrounding village.Ocracoke is an English derivative of Native American words,the Croatan Indians members of the Algonquin tribe were full ...

Outer Banks, Ocracoke, USA travel blog

Outer Banks

A travel blog entry by mazze

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Der Tag heute hat uns von Kitty Hawk nach Ocracoke über die Outer Banks gebracht. Zuerst sind wir über den Strand zu einen Frühstückslokal spaziert. Dort gab's dann typisch...Omelette und Pancakes. Die Würstchen haben wir ...

Outer Banks, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Outer Banks

A travel blog entry by onthesunnyside

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Took ferry to Outer Banks, Ferry to Cape Hateras, Cape Hateras, United States travel blog

Took ferry to Outer Banks, Ferry to Cape Hateras

A travel blog entry by cainrvtrip

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We woke early and drove to Swan Quarter, NC to catch the NC State ferry to Ocracoke Island.  We drove north on Ocracoke Island and finally saw the Atlantic Island and took the next ferry to Hatteras Island.  We checked in to Frisco campground ...

Ocracoke Island- the wind blows, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke Island- the wind blows

A travel blog entry by gknopp

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... First Forty is too big to go and its to far go in the dink....dangerous too as getting there means crossing the currents of the Ocracoke ocean Inlet. This was a good time.  We were on the island for 4 hours and likely walked 5 miles.  We were ...

One of Blackbeard's Favorite Anchorages, Ocracoke NC, United States travel blog

One of Blackbeard's Favorite Anchorages

A travel blog entry by nanseaj

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... the sun set over Pamlico Sound, what a beautiful evening.     http://www.outerbankschamber.com/relocation/history/ocracoke.cfm   November 6, 2009 We had time for a nice morning walk to the lighthouse before catching the ferry for the 2 ...

Travel to Ocracoke for teh night!, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Travel to Ocracoke for teh night!

A travel blog entry by karengilmore

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We decide to move down the Banks and take the FREE ferry to Ocracoke Island and the national campsite there. On the map it is only a few miles between islands but the ferry takes 40 minutes. When we get going it becomes clear WHY it takes 40 minutes. The ...

Strandparadiset, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Strandparadiset

A travel blog entry by backforth

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... ; Stränderna är milslånga och staden är den första vi bor i som inte är särskilt stor, vilket ger lite omväxling! Ocracoke är piratispirerat och de flesta motellen och restaurangerna kör på det temat. Det kommer sig därför att det på 16- och ...

Outer Banks, North Carolina, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Outer Banks, North Carolina

A travel blog entry by kodatravels

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Had the biggest breakfast yet with eggs, tuna, orange juice, coffee, avocado. Really everything I could've asked for. Took off at 9:00 and began our 8 hour net of driving. Stopped at Walmart to buy supplies and especially a tarp to protect us from the ...

Ocracoke (and the Wright Brothers), Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke (and the Wright Brothers)

A travel blog entry by lauravanwaas

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... to cover with the anti-mosquito spray. Quite a price to pay for a gorgeous sunset viewed from a picture-perfect spot. Ocracoke, by the way, is an island on the "outer banks": a stretch of sandbanks along the coast of North ...

Meeting Warm Showers Host and making new friends, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Meeting Warm Showers Host and making new friends

A travel blog entry by two-4-the-road

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... Salvo and Frisco. After spending the night at the Frisco Woods Campground, it was a short ride to the ferry that transported us to Ocracoke Island. The ferry ride brought back a sweet memory of a day trip that I had taken many years ago with Cheryl, Lisa ...

Stormy Weather...S, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Stormy Weather...S

A travel blog entry by beadledove

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... of WWII.  Salvage and adventure divers find plenty of things to see in the area. We caught the hourly free ferry to Ocracoke Island and drove through the undeveloped area to the fishing village of Ocracoke at the South end of the island.  It ...

Ocracoke Time, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke Time

A travel blog entry by drudell

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Day Six - Virginia Beach,VA to Ocracoke Island, NC Stats - 266 KM & 7 Hrs. in car. 3 hours driving, 1.5 hours on two different ferries, and waiting time.  Well, I'm sitting in a very drafty old beach hotel room right now so I don't know how ...

Jun 26, 2010, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Jun 26, 2010

A travel blog entry by cameroncrazy

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Day off in the wind, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Day off in the wind

A travel blog entry by davidpower

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Could not get off the island due to massive winds today. Not the tornado they promised though but some pretty impressive winds. Apparently the storm is down in Florida and we are seeing the edges of it. It must be huge down there. Just bumming around ...

Days & Nights in Rodanthe, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Days & Nights in Rodanthe

A travel blog entry by homeport

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... of Ocracoke. This island is nothing but beach...on both sides! There is a small free 40 min. ferry between Hatteras island and Ocracoke island. On this island there are still some ponies descended from a herd that used to roam free, and a lighthouse built ...

Heading to cooler weather, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Heading to cooler weather

A travel blog entry by kaleyoday

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With no cell phone and no wifi I decided to check out the town of Ocracoke, get in a beach run and swim and get on the ferry to points north.  I ran for 45 mins. in the beautiful beaches, did some pull ups, ate some great food and fell asleep.  ...

Ocracoke aka

Ocracoke aka "I-almost-croaked"

A travel blog entry by zoe-the-dog

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... imported seafood". They cooked fish from there every night for dinner: Spanish mackerel, scallops, and wahoo. The store also featured Ocracoke's famous figcake. Figs are the only fruit that grow in the island's sandy soil, they provide a base for some of ...

Ocracoke Island, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke Island

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley

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... merchant and Navy ships that were sunk by the Germans in this area which was called torpedo alley. Then we headed to the Hatteras-Ocracoke (okra-coke) Ferry for the 40 minute ride to Ocracoke Island.  We lucked out again, only had to wait ...

Nice little drinking island with a fishing problem, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Nice little drinking island with a fishing problem

A travel blog entry by chrisleslie

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... be experiencing the other end of the spectrum, as we would be camping on the most southern island of North Carolina's Outer Banks, Ocracoke for a mere $18-ish per couple. First point of business was to make the 1pm ferry from Cedar island (Is Friday 13th ...

Ocracoke Island, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Ocracoke Island

A travel blog entry by jlbonnett

ocracoke ...

Day 7, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Day 7

A travel blog entry by gazelle

... Way (double Espresso, Caramel and Chocolate).  Went to Pirates Cove to buy stuff to deck out Sue's bathroom!  Then to Ocracoke Lighthouse which we were allowed in -- Sue's been going there 10 years and it's never been open.  Down to ...

Pretty little island, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Pretty little island

A travel blog entry by rachelk34

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... down the road. There's just something about lighthouses isn't there? We caught the ferry in hatteras to take us to ocracoke. We could see firsthand why they call the outer banks the graveyard of the Atlantic, sandbars everywhere! We kept floating past ...

Outerbanks Tour - Day 1, Ocracoke, United States travel blog

Outerbanks Tour - Day 1

A travel blog entry by warnout

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... quaint fishing village of OcracokeOcracoke Island is adjacent to Cape Hatteras National Seashore on the Outer Banks.  Ocracoke was a hangout of Edward Teach, alias Blackbeard; the notorious pirate and his crew were killed at Teach's Hole in ...

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