There’s finally a Season 3 of the top-rated Netflix
series “Outer Banks.” To celebrate, here’s a brief recap and some of the can’t-miss locales that inspired the show. When Season 1 came out in April 2020, the world was on hold and a month into the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet, the series helped us feel not so lonely during isolation. Instead, they created camaraderie with warm summer weather approaching, bingeing a show set beautifully in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Each of us was eager to take a trip to the land of “Pogues” and “Kooks.”
Madison Bailey, Rudy Pankow, Chase Stokes, Jonathan Daviss in “Outer Banks.”
Now back in 2023, with a third season and more opportunities to travel, it’s time to have a weekend binge once again and remember why we all were dying to take that trip to the Outer Banks. Check out these four reasons to grab your fellow Pogue or Kook and visit the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Don’t miss: Here are 25 of the best affordable places to live in the SoutheastFor the history buffs There may not be hidden gold, but there is definitely an abundance of rich history and possible treasures to unearth when visiting the “OBX.” These grounds have everything you need for a summer history adventure, from pirates to shipwrecks. Ships have wrecked along the shores of the Outer Banks for hundreds of years, leaving broken fragments and interesting finds for as far as 70 miles up the coast. Here you can also find the Wright Brothers National Memorial, commemorating Orville and Wilbur Wright’s three years of experimentation to give birth to successful airplane travel. Don’t miss: What’s worth streaming in March 2023: ‘Succession,’ ‘Ted Lasso,’ ‘The Mandalorian’ and more Ocracoke Island is also an exciting attraction located on the Outer Banks. Ocracoke Island was a well-known spot for pirate sightings during the late 1600s and early 1700s. Because of the island’s deep inlets, pirates came to the area because of its convenience for goods and to supply transportation. Today, Ocracoke is home to many varieties of gorgeous wildlife and many eclectic shops and restaurants, making for a lovely vacation spot. Also on MarketWatch: The best and most affordable places to live in Florida
Silver Lake harbor and Ocracoke village on Ocracoke Island, North Carolina.