The North Carolina Ghost Town And Island That’s Perfect For A Day Trip

Most people who visit the coast of North Carolina don’t realize there’s a modern day ghost town on one of the state’s barrier islands. Abandoned in 1971, Portsmouth was a community located on Portsmouth Island. Today, this North Carolina ghost town is accessible by way of boat and visitors can freely explore the island.

If you’d like to take a boat tour from Okracoke over to Portsmouth Island, Visit North Carolina recommends using this tour company. You can also learn more about visiting Portsmouth Island and Portsmouth Village by visiting the National Park Service on the web.

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Address: Portsmouth Island, North Carolina, USA