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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 ferry has to zig and zag around sand bars and if you maped out the route it would look …
Lauren kept telling me on the ferry to Ocracoke, the last island on the outer banks of NC, that this was going to be my introduction to beach life. She's now promising me that Southern California is not as hot, muggy or buggy, is void of the burrs that have been buried in my fur for the last four days and generally more beautiful- we'll see, at …
... Sand Plows to keep roads clear!!
Get to the campsite we picked in Frisco and setup just in time for the rain to REALLY start up.. It Pours for 5 hours solid and once again we are flooded in our campsite, no literally we are now camped in a lake (see pics), Luckily the outlook is better for tomorrow so we clean house and watch TV.
Hoping for a nicer day tomorrow so we can explore as this looks like a real nice campground and area!
... expressing concern about the brevity with which our previous post dealt with the Union’s capital Washington DC. The Amalgamated Corn Flour Processors and Hush-Puppy Manufacturers Association were most articulate in their condamnation of the Institute and questioned whether continued sponsorship of the Institute was indeed "a good fit" given the Association’s avowed patriotism. It is true, we guess, that half a paragraph is a bit short.
Hush-puppies, by the ...
... come to the end. Not of our journey mind you, just the end of the island! Here a ferry will 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 native to the island actually developed their own dialect of english!
The ferry is a small one, holding only 30 vehicles. ...
How has this campground rated in the past?
This is a great national Campsite that is veryu close to a fantastic beach and a an easy 3 mile bike ride on a paved trail to Ocracoke. This town is not like the rest of the Outer Banks in that they dont allow chain stores so it is not Schlocky at all and is actually really interesting to bike
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.