When most people plan a vacation to the Outer Banks, a good portion of their itinerary is dedicated to spending their days at the beach. The Outer Banks is also home to historical attractions, like lighthouses, that are worth a visit. If you enjoy exploring old lighthouses, check out the historic lighthouses on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
The town of Southport comprises four villages: Cape Newagen, Southport, Squirrel Island and West Southport. Most of the 600 inhabitants reside on the main island. While small in size, Southport has some big attractions, each with its own charm.