​​​JAMES & LINDA: Hatteras Island’s “Dynamic Duo” STEP-ONs!

THE most experienced, the most informative and the most entertaining

Covering ALL of the Outer Banks!

Services: James Charlet & Linda Molloy, the “Dynamic Duo” long-time residents of Hatteras Island, can work for your tours individually or as a team. They are exceptionally well-grounded and well-rounded in Outer Banks history, geography and culture. 

Specializing in:

The Wright Brothers,
Chicamacomico & the “Forgotten Heroes” of the U.S. Life-Saving Service (predecessors of today’s Coast Guard),
the Elizabeth II and the “Raleigh’s Roanoke Voyages” at Roanoke Island Festival Park, and
the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, a beloved majestic symbol of America. 


James: 20+ years “front line” experience in the tourist industry; was a classroom teacher for 25 years;
Linda: 12 years “front line” experience in the tourist industry; had a role with Richard Gere in the movie Nights in Rodanthe, based on the novel written by Nicholas Sparks!
Also, providing receptive services.

CONTACT:     KeeperJamesLSS@gmail.com  252-996-0493         or        252-256-0130

FEES: $400 per guide per bus per day

​          $200 receptive services

We are also Members of the Pea Island Preservation Society. We are part of a team that presents a live PowerPoint presentation "Freedmen, Surfmen, Heroes." It is the story of Keeper Richard Etheridge and his only U.S. all-black lifesaving crew at the U.S. Pea Island Life-Saving Station, Hatteras Island, NC Outer Banks.  Our team members include Darrell Collins (far left) and Joan Collins, first cousins and actual descendants of station crewmen. Photo courtesy John Havel.

​OBX Dynamic Duo!”

Step-On Outer Banks Guides


Danny Couch, owner, Hatteras Tours, 252-475-4477, danny.c.couch@gmail.com

Lorrie Love, Tourism Sales & Events Manager, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, 252-473-2138, love@outerbanks.org

Aaron Tuell, Public Relations Manager, Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, 252-473-2138, tuell@outerbanks.org

Brenda Bahler, owner, Top Notch Tours, 765-482-8135, topnotchtours@mymetronet.net


James’ knowledge of this area is amazing; his presentation is wonderful and his voice is very pleasant to your ears –  Marilyn & Sonny

James, Thank you for sharing your wealth of knowledge with us; very enjoyable and informative – Jewell & Tom

So knowledgeable & humorous at the same time – J.J.

Made it Interesting! – Bob

Good Sense of humor – L.

Bob and I love your clear voice.  Didn’t miss a word in a big crowd!

James has a delightful way of making history enjoyable – E.M.

So informative- interesting- fun – JB

James’ fun personality. Very informative and very interesting – anon

Great historically researched interpretation; good storyteller! - JH



At the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse


Waiting for the ferry, Hatteras Village.  We all got on!                      Linda with tour group at Ocracoke Lighthouse.  Then on to British Cemetery

On the Hatteras - Ocracoke ferry.  "Slick cam" on the first.  But eventful both crossings!

We start at Jennette's Pier, Nags Head

Lake Wiley K-5, Charlotte, Hatteras & Ocracoke, April 5, 2017, Young Tours

Harris Middle School, Spruce Pine, Mitchell County, NC. Young Tours, April 20, 2016


 Linda with students at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse                    Linda and James (far right) with kids after the climb. They were stoked!