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Ocracoke Island

Listed under Beaches in Appalachian States, United States.

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Once known as the haunt of the infamous pirate Blackbeard, Ocracoke Island is now heralded for its secluded, undeveloped beaches and its unique regional charm. Ocracoke Island is one of the barrier islands of North Carolina’s Outer Banks and is only accessible by boat or plane. The island’s 16 miles of beaches are great for fishing, swimming and sunbathing by day, and the beach’s sunsets are legendary. Ocracoke locals have a laid back lifestyle that is ideal for escaping from the clamor of the rat race. The surrounding town still retains the charm of an old-fashioned fishing village – perfect for a quiet dinner with the family or a romantic night out.

Written by  Jordan-Ashley Baker.

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