If you're planning to go to Ocracoke Island this fall, the state DOT has made it a little easier for you.
The DOT's Ferry Division is extending the summer schedule for the Swan Quarter to Ocracoke route through October 29th.
Departure times from Swan Quarter are 7 and 9:30 a.m. and 1 and 4 p.m. Departure times from Ocracoke are 6:30 and 10 a.m. and 12:30 and 4 p.m.
Beginning Oct. 30, the winter schedule begins, eliminating half of the runs. Departure times from Swan Quarter will be 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. and from Ocracoke at 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
For updated information call 1-800-BY-FERRY.