The Locals

Bob Williams, a retired schoolteacher who taught high school chemistry in Currituck County for 30 years, exercises and works with his golden retriever Mandy in the Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge. Williams is an avid duck hunter, and Mandy is, he says, one of the best hunting dogs he's ever had.

Get to know Currituck from the Locals’ perspective.

The overall feeling when you visit the Outer Banks is best summed up by the friendly wave that fellow travelers offer each other. Whether you’ve been here for 6 generations or 6 hours, everyone is welcome in Currituck. We’re happy to share our beautiful home with you.

Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, find some funky souvenirs or try your hand at fishing the local waters, there’s something for everyone in Currituck. Walk down the cobblestone streets of historic Corolla, climb the 220 steps to the top of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and explore the many regional eateries to find your favorite local flavor.

Find your home away from home this year, when you vacation in Currituck, NC. Southern hospitality is alive and thriving, and when you visit you better bring a big appetite. Stop by anytime for a plate of our famous NC BBQ, and stay for the sun, sand, sea and good company.

Come as a stranger, leave as a local.