A visit to Ocracoke Lighthouse is a fantastic experience for people who want to learn about the people and events of this region's past.
It awaits you in Ocracoke, which is 160 miles (257 kilometers) outside of the state capital, Raleigh.
You won't find any accommodations near Ocracoke Lighthouse, but if you push your search a bit farther out you'll discover a handful of options. The Burrus House Inn, the Comfort Inn South Oceanfront and the Comfort Inn On the Ocean are among the most convenient ones, situated 55 miles (89 kilometers), 60 miles (97 kilometers) and 65 miles (105 kilometers) away, respectively.
Once you're finished at Ocracoke Lighthouse, take a five-minute walk to The Magic Bean for a bite to eat, a caffeine fix or a cold beverage. For those looking for more substantial food, Thai Moon Carry-Out is also close by and has a range of tasty meals. If you still want more, you might want to stop for a beer or wine at Jolly Roger Pub & Marina.