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A Day in Currituck County

Established in 1668, Currituck County is steeped in history and heritage. Named for an indigenous Algonquin term meaning “the land of the wild goose,” Currituck is largely defined by the wildlife, waterways, marshes, woods, and plentiful farmland that surround the area. As your journey takes you south from the Currituck mainland to the Outer Banks,

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Camden County Itinerary: 
A Day in Camden County

Stunning nature, pristine waters and a variety of trails and parks create the perfect backdrop to experience and reconnect with history and nature in Camden County. The still mirrored waters of the historic Dismal Swamp Canal provide a glimpse of this waterway’s colorful past. Once a refuge to thousands of freedom seekers, today the Dismal

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24 Hours in Chowan County

Edenton/Chowan County Itinerary History seeps from every nook and cranny of Edenton and Chowan County. Our outstanding historic 18th-century architecture includes some of the state’s oldest homes and churches. Popular sites include the 1767 Chowan County Courthouse, the 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse, and the Iredell House Homesite. Discover the stories about the Maritime Underground Railroad,

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Outer Banks: First in Freedom Itinerary

A Day in Dare County The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau is proud to welcome you into our community for a day of sharing and discovery of the islands’ rich African American heritage that’s been adding to the collective OBX culture for generations. Whether you live on an island or just enjoy visiting, there’s always a

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First in Freedom | A Culture of Diversity on the Outer Banks

By Aaron Tuell on Jan. 15, 2021   The Outer Banks that many visitors celebrate today as America’s best family beach vacation has an incredible backstory that’s ripe for discovery. Buried between the headlines of the first English colony in America at Roanoke Island and the Wright Brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk, you’ll find the heroic saga of strong

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