Treat yourself: Take the scenic drive to Ocracoke, a beautiful North Carolina destination. This unbelievably beautiful place is the most remote spot on the Outer Banks and home to 973 lucky residents. At 16 miles long on North Carolina’s stunning southern coast, the charming island is accessed only by plane, ferry, or private boat, sailing across the breathtaking Pamlico Sound. The daily rides operate all year round on a first come first served basis, so get there early. Let’s get a look at why this scenic drive to Ocracoke Island is almost as beautiful as the destination.

Remember that departure times can vary based on the season, weather, or traffic, so call ahead to confirm at 252-996-6000. The NCDOT ferry schedule gives general information, prices, and reservation information about the other two ferries, or visit the website. And find out why this isolated spot in North Carolina is positively breathtaking.

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