The Burrus House Inn
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8 plus hours of driving from Charleston SC, we finally reached the outer banks in North Carolina. Seems like two very large states considering the next day we'd drive through 4 states in half the time, but whatever. The last leg of the drive is pristine as you cross about 3 bodies of water on long highway bridges and once you enter the region, you realise there are huge bodies of water on either side of you. My initial feeling was that the ...
... of Kitty Hawk. The Wright Brothers National Monument commemorates the historic flights, and First Flight Airport is a small, general-aviation airfield located there.
The Outer Banks offers a multitude of fishing options for tourists as well as locals. There has been a long history of fishing in the Outer Banks, dating back to the end of the 17th century. Pirates ravaged the coast for the majority of the 1600s, but once they were ridden, the ...
... the road that took us to the Outer Banks.
We stopped in the town of Plymouth to check out the rest area/visitor center. It was a new facility, having been completed in March of 2014. I got out to let Harley sniff around and then took him to the front of the facility where they have erected a large wooden bear carving with a sign on it. I had Harley sit and I stepped back to take a picture or two of him posing.
This is apparently ...
... ferry for Orcacoke Island. I go to Cape Hatteras lighthouse, stop at Bodie Island Lighthouse. I get back with enough time for lunch, and to compose a card to my uncle, before my surfing lessons. It is distinctly colder than yesterday, more overcast. I even encountered rain as I approached Bodie Island. My instructor, Bobby, leaves the choice up to me. We look at the conditions for today and tomorrow. Tomorrow is suppose to be even worse. So I decide to go ...
... fish feeding in the Open Oceans exhibit, with the largest collection of sharks in North Carolina. The sharks are fed separately – this was a feeding for the other fish. But of course, you can’t really stop a hungry shark. After the feeding, we browsed the gift store and then headed back towards Nags Head. For dinner, we stopped at Outer Banks Brewing Station. This brewpub is wind powered. And on a windy day ...