National Geographic Traveler on the Lighthouse Coast of North Carolina

Cape Hatteras LighthouseOne of the travel magazine’s “Drives of a Lifetime” is the 114 miles from Corolla to Ocracoke Village:

Stand on the metal walkway that encircles the lantern room of the Cape Hatteras Light, some 165 feet above ground, and you’ll sense that this towering sentry, which has been saving lives since 1870, is still vital to today’s passing mariners. Looking east, you watch the relentless swells of the Atlantic Ocean paw away at the beach, continuously redrawing the contours of this coast.

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