The Outer Banks is known for the great variety of outdoor sports and activities.  World renowned surfing, kiteboarding and fishing are among the top ranked reasons visitors and locals love the area. In addition, paddleboarding, sailing, kayaking, bird watching, historial sites such as lighthouses and life saving stations draw hundreds of thousands to these beaches each year.  Besides our beautiful unspoiled beaches our four wheel drive beaches are home to wild mustangs, the decendends of equines brought here by Spanish Explorores 500 years ago.