National Recognition for the Outer Banks of NCThis spring the honors have been piling up for North Carolina's Outer Banks, including Cape Hatteras, which was named a "Top 10 US Beach" by Dr. Beach and "Best Surfing Beach" by viewers of The Weather Channel in an online poll. The U.S. News Travel ranked the Outer Banks as the "Best Family Beach Vacation in the U.S." The magazine places the Outer Banks even ahead of Maui. The Outer Banks is a strip of barrier islands with some of the most celebrated natural beaches, fantastic collections of national parks and wildlife refuges on the east coast. Experience the Wright Brothers National Memorial; the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, one of four lighthouses you can visit; American history dating back to 1585 and the 1st English colony; local wild caught seafood and other fare at original island restaurants; outdoor recreation such as kiteboarding, fishing, hang gliding, kayaking, wind surfing and more.Many people who vacation here, dream of owning a beach house here one day. With a little prudent planning, the dream of second home ownership is NOW within reach for many people. Got Questions?Hugh "Scooter" WilleySun Realty[contact information deleted by Zillow moderator. Please see our Good Neighbor Policy for posting guidelines]June 10 2012 - Nags Head00YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.