Ocracoke, North Carolina

  • The Banker Ponies

    Legend has it that the ancestors of the ponies found on Ocracoke Island today came from shipwrecked vessels in the Graveyard of the Atlantic, or from Spanish explorers DeSoto or Cortez. Historians see...
    The Banker Ponies
  • Village Craftsmen

    This Ocracoke Island shop offers quality American made handicrafts including fine pottery, glass, jewelry, kitchen items, musical instruments, wrought iron, baskets, bells, boxes, soaps, accessories, ...
    Village Craftsmen
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore

    Cape Hatteras was the first National Seashore in the country. It extends from Nags Head to Ocracoke Inlet and includes 13 miles of pristine beach on Ocracoke Island. Local folks call this area "the pa...
    Cape Hatteras National Seashore
  • Ride the Wind Surf Shop

    We offer ecotours & rentals so you can explore Ocracoke's wildlife and nature. Ocracoke Island is a kayaker's dream come true. The island is approximately 15 miles long with the Pamlico Sound to the w...
    Ride the Wind Surf Shop
  • Historic Ocracoke

    Many threads of history have been woven together into the fabric of life of this small barrier island community. Over 200 homes and buildings make up the historic district and have been placed on the ...
    Historic Ocracoke
  • Captain's Landing

    Waterfront suites and a penthouse overlook scenic Silver Lake providing panoramic views of the Ocracoke Lighthouse, village and harbor life. Sea air and soft breezes enhance your Captains landing stay...
    Captain's Landing
  • "Restless" Sportfishing

    Come and join Captain James Winch and fish the waters of Ocracoke and Hatteras, NC on a 42-foot Carolina Sportfisherman outfitted with the latest electronics and fishing gear. We offer full-day offsho...
    "Restless" Sportfishing
  • "Miss Ocracoke" Sportfishing

    Captain Steve Wilson invites you and your family to join him for some fun on the water. Half-day fishing trips available Monday through Saturday with bait and tackle provided. Fish for trout, red drum...
    "Miss Ocracoke" Sportfishing
  • "Miss Kathleen" Sportfishing

    While you're at Ocracoke enjoying the clean beaches, historic sights and relaxed village atmosphere, plan to spend a day fishing with Captain R. T. "Ronnie" O'Neal. Whether a full or half day trip fit...
    "Miss Kathleen" Sportfishing
  • Back Porch Lunch Box

    Fast food to go. Sandwiches, salads, baked goods, cold drinks, fresh fruit, hand-dipped ice cream and fruit smoothies.

    Back Porch Lunch Box

  • Lightkeeper's Guest House

    This is a guest house. We're like a bed and breakfast, except we don't offer breakfast. We're just off Ocracoke Harbor in the old village near the Ocracoke Lighthouse. We handle regular rentals (from ...
    Lightkeeper's Guest House
  • Edwards of Ocracoke

    Relax Ocracoke style! Family owned and operated motel, efficiencies and cottages at reasonable prices. Located on a quiet street in the "heart" of Ocracoke village. Convenient to shops, restaurants, t...
    Edwards of Ocracoke
  • Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit & Pyrate Specialty Shop

    Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit and Pyrate Specialty Shoppe was founded in 1992 by George and Mickey Roberson. The Pyrate Specialty Shoppe offers over one thousand items that relate to piracy. Such i...
    Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit & Pyrate Specialty Shop

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Enjoy some of the greatest fishing in the world. Captain David Nagel, a licensed skipper and expert fishing guide, will take you where the fish are. He knows the holes, shoals and sloughs. If he can't find them in one place, he'll try another and another until they'

Ocracoke, NC Businesses

Heart's Desire

Heart's Desire Studio & Gallery is a mix of old and new. Artist Mary Bassell combines her own creations of custom stained glass windows, jewelry, paper mache folk art and beach glass jewelry with her love of antiques. The Gallery features a delightful display of Mary'

Ocracoke, NC Arts

Things to do near Ocracoke, NC

Oceanana Family Resort Motel

An oceanfront family motel with lots of extras including pool, picnic tables, children's playground and breakfast on summer m...

Comfort Suites Riverfront Park

Inn of the year winner, Comfort Suites offers a complimentary continental breakfast as well as an evening guest reception. Al...

Roanoke River National Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1989, the refuge is home to animals such as deer, otter, beaver, muskrat, and black bear, as well as more than...