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Who is really to say if Outer Banks signs are disappearing because of the popularity of the Netflix show, but according to the Charlotte Observer this is not the first time a welcome sign has been stolen on the Carolina’s most popular barrier islands.

The latest town robbed of their welcome sign is Avon on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.  This could not have been easy to take.  The sign is 6’4 and is bolted down with steel reinforcement.  Authorities say it must have “taken a minute” for someone or a group of people to remove the sign.

This is the second community in the Outer Banks to have a sign stolen.  Get all the details here from the Charlotte Observer.

We imagine the Outer Banks have become even more popular since the show of the same name started airing.  The show however is filmed mostly in South Carolina and we aren’t quite sure just how much of it originates from Avon or any other part of the Outer Banks. According to Google , all three seasons have been filmed in Charleston.

Outer Banks Ranks as One of the Best Islands in the Continental U.S.

Who said you had to travel far to discover some of the best islands. That’s right, going to an island doesn’t always mean leaving the country. Sometimes, going to the islands is about embracing what is in your own backyard. America has some of the most beautiful and unique islands throughout the country. Especially on the southeast coast.

Travel + Leisure has released its “America’s Best” for 2022 and we’re taking a look into the best islands in the continental U.S. Of course there are great spots in Florida talked about all of the time. But, can’t forget about Georgia, South Carolina, and right here in North Carolina. Readers rated islands based on their activities and sights, natural attractions and beaches, food, friendliness, and overall value. Now, we’re here to share that North Carolina’s Outer Banks made the list! Sounds like the Tar Heel state has plenty to offer this year. Check out what other islands made Travel + Leisure’s 2022 best islands in the continental U.S.