Outer Banks Articles & Shorts - Cameron House Inn

If you’re like a lot of people – like hundreds of thousands of people – you love the Outer Banks of North Carolina. You might consider us presumptuous drawing this conclusion so quickly, and we would agree with you . . . except for the fact that we’re right. You love the Outer Banks beaches, the Outer Banks water sports, the Outer Banks towns, Outer Banks shops, the Outer Banks events and Outer Banks activities . . . everything about this place (you wouldn’t be on this site if you didn’t). We do too. And, lucky for you, we also love writing about the Outer Banks. Locals and visitors alike value our Outer Banks information.

Our local writers tell you how to negotiate dining out if you have a big crowd. We show you, step by step, how to pick a crab. We’ve written articles highlighting Corolla and the Currituck Outer Banks or about charming Manteo on Roanoke Island or telling you the mysteries of Ocracoke Island. We cover the events happening on the Outer Banks – and, boy, are there a lot of them to cover! Outer Banks activities, everything from water sports to walking tours to lighthouse tours to birdwatching trips, are focal points. Businesses, rituals and legends local to the Outer Banks are detailed in our articles. You’ll find out how that restaurant got its name or the modest beginning of that now-booming business. We give you insider Outer Banks information about staying safe in the ocean, how to navigate those pesky turn lanes, which restaurants to check out for the best Southern cuisine in the area and resorts’ present and future aspirations. Our Outer Banks articles are good reading. You’ll feel like a local with all the knowledge you’re sure to collect! And we’re adding to them all the time. Click on in to learn about the Outer Banks from the locals' side!


10 Things You Can Do on Roanoke Island that You Can't Do Anywhere Else on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison
1. Mark the hours by the courthouse bell. The former Dare County Courthouse is the majestic centerpiece of downtown Manteo. While the building is no longer the site of judicial business (it’s now the home of the Dare County Arts Council and its stunning multi-artist gallery), the belfry still serves its historic... Read More

Spring Dreams

By Molly Harrison
Spring is the perfect time for a visit to Cameron House Inn, a lovingly restored Arts and Crafts bungalow in Manteo on Roanoke Island. Nestled in the heart of downtown Manteo, Cameron House Inn is an ideal home base for a springtime Outer Banks getaway. You could easily spend all of your vacation time on Roanoke... Read More

Manteo Is

By Beth P. Storie
Tree-lined streets, lush green grass lawns, flowers Bed & breakfasts and inns that mirror the gracious island lifestyle and that are only a stroll away from the waterfront A waterfront downtown area bordered by a mile-long boardwalk A harbor filled with vessels, large and small, hailing from all over the place... Read More

Winters at Cameron House Inn

By Beth P. Storie
Winters are not lonely at Cameron House Inn, a lovingly restored Arts and Crafts bungalow bed and breakfast in Manteo. In fact, more and more, guests are discovering that the so-called quiet colder months are ideal for visiting. “That’s one of the reasons we stay open year round,” explains innkeeper, Jennifer Everette... Read More

The Inns of Roanoke Island

By Beth P. Storie
There are lots of things that make Roanoke Island the fantastic place it is. Every year, more people discover this little island. They hear about the beautiful waterfront area with the boardwalk that wraps around the downtown area like a belt holding in all the good stuff. The come for the restaurants that are laid... Read More