Outer Banks Things To Do

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Back Beach Wild Horse Tours

1159-H Austin Street
Corolla
(252) 453-6141
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Back Beach Wild Horse Tours' highly trained staff has a great reputation for being entertaining and informative. Their tours last two hours and incorporate quite a bit of local history to complement the sightseeing while showering you with interesting lore. In the four-wheel-drive area you’ll see the Corolla wild horses grazing in their natural habitat and the occasional deer and surfing dolphins. Back Beach tours are given in safari-style,... read more

Back Beach Wild Horse Tours' highly trained staff has a great reputation for being entertaining and... read more

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Beach Braids Hair Wraps & Henna

791 Sunset Boulevard
Corolla
(252) 453-0310
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Get the ultimate vacation souvenir with a colorful hairwrap, some cornrows or a temporary tattoo. Beach Braids is the only Outer Banks shop offering natural henna tattoos in addition to Jagua tattoos, all 100% plant based and brown or blue/black in color. All three Beach Braids locations have a Mendhi artist on staff during peak season. This store also sells custom, handmade hemp jewelry. Appointments or... read more

Get the ultimate vacation souvenir with a colorful hairwrap, some cornrows or a temporary tattoo.... read more

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Beach Braids Hair Wraps & Henna

1171 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-3769
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Get the ultimate vacation souvenir with a colorful hairwrap, some cornrows or a temporary tattoo. Beach Braids is the only Outer Banks shop offering natural henna tattoos in addition to Jagua tattoos, all 100% plant based and brown or blue/black in color. All three Beach Braids locations have a Mendhi artist on staff during peak season. This store also sells custom, handmade hemp jewelry. Appointments or... read more

Get the ultimate vacation souvenir with a colorful hairwrap, some cornrows or a temporary tattoo.... read more

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Beach Braids Hair Wraps & Henna

4104 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 13
Nags Head
(252) 441-6970
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Get the ultimate vacation souvenir with a colorful hairwrap, some cornrows or a temporary tattoo. Beach Braids is the only Outer Banks shop offering natural henna tattoos in addition to Jagua tattoos, all 100% plant based and brown or blue/black in color. All three Beach Braids locations have a Mendhi artist on staff during peak season. This store also sells custom, handmade hemp jewelry. Appointments or... read more

Get the ultimate vacation souvenir with a colorful hairwrap, some cornrows or a temporary tattoo.... read more

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Beach Ride Rentals and Watersports

Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 916-0133
Outer Banks Thing To Do

At the corner of Silver Lake Road and Highway 12, this service rents 4x4 vehicles and kayaks. Enjoy full or half-day rentals of 4x4 vehicles to drive on Ocracoke's beach. Kayaks can be launched into the Silver Lake for a cruise around the harbor or out into the sound. Reservations are encouraged.

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Bianca's Tea Leaf Readings

205 Sir Walter Raleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 473-2277
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Need advice? Bianca is highly intuitive and well known for her honest and accurate predictions using Tarot cards, astrology, a crystal ball, handwriting analysis, horoscope readings, tea leaf readings, color therapy and Feng Shui. For more than 30 years, Bianca has helped hundreds live a healthier and stress-free life, and she assures you success by advising you in love, business, marriage, divorce, health and family... read more

Need advice? Bianca is highly intuitive and well known for her honest and accurate predictions... read more

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Bob’s Wild Horse Tours

817-B Ocean Trail
Highway 12
Corolla
(252) 453-8602
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Bob White is a legend in the horse tour business! He and his highly trained staff have been offering tours since 1996 with a great reputation for being both entertaining and informative. Bob’s tours last two hours and incorporate quite a bit of local history and interesting lore to complement the sightseeing. In the four-wheel-drive area you’ll see the horses grazing in their natural habitat, often along with... read more

Bob White is a legend in the horse tour business! He and his highly trained staff... read more

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Captain Johnny’s Dolphin Tours

400 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
(252) 473-1475
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(866) 473-1475

It’s very exciting to watch bottlenosed dolphins frolicking and rolling through the water. Dolphins live in the sounds and from June through October frequent the local waters. Capt. Stuart Wescott, a ninth-generation Roanoke Island native, is now entering his 23rd season of conducting dolphin watch tours in the Roanoke Sound aboard the 53-foot pontoon-type boat Capt. Johnny. If you miss the dolphins on your first... read more

It’s very exciting to watch bottlenosed dolphins frolicking and rolling through the water. Dolphins live... read more

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Cavalier Surf Shop

4324 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 13.5
Nags Head
(252) 441-7349
Outer Banks Thing To Do

One of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, Cavalier is a family-run operation and is known for providing great customer service in sales and rentals. You can buy or rent hard or soft-top surfboards, bodyboards, skimboards and wetsuits. They also offer private or group surfing lessons. Lessons last either one or two hours, include surfboard rental, and focus on safety and surfing etiquette.... read more

One of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, Cavalier is a family-run operation... read more

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Corolla Raceway

796 Sunset Boulevard
Timbuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-9100
Outer Banks Thing To Do

The Corolla Raceway features one large track running single, double and junior go carts. For the tamer ones in your crowd, there are freestanding, gas-powered bumper cars. The on-site arcade is a hit with the kids, and the ospreys in the nest overlooking the track are a hit with everyone. The Raceway is open April through September.

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Corolla Watersports and Corolla Parasail

798 Sunset Boulevard
Corolla
(252) 453-6900
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Corolla Watersports and Corolla Parasail is the longest-running watersports company on the northern Outer Banks, and they’ve got you covered no matter what type of adventure you’re looking for. From rentals of Waverunners, pontoon boats, kayaks and standup paddleboards to parasailing trips that can take as many as three people up in the air at one time, you’ll find all kinds of ways to explore... read more

Corolla Watersports and Corolla Parasail is the longest-running watersports company on the northern Outer Banks,... read more

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Corolla Wild Horse Museum

1129 Corolla Village Road
Corolla
(252) 453-8002
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Housed within a historic home in Corolla village, the free Corolla Wild Horse Fund museum shares the wonderful history and legacy of the Banker Strain of Colonial Spanish mustangs. Descendants of Spanish mustangs brought to the Outer Banks nearly 500 years ago, they are a hardy and majestic breed that is teetering on the brink of extinction. The whole family can learn more from their... read more

Housed within a historic home in Corolla village, the free Corolla Wild Horse Fund museum... read more

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Corolla Wild Horse Tours

1210 Ocean Trail
Corolla
(252) 207-0511
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Corolla Wild Horse Tours has been guiding tours to Corolla’s horse country — the four-wheel-drive-only beaches north of Corolla — since 1996. With these experienced and knowledgeable guides, you can sit back and enjoy a comfortable, family-oriented tour. This company uses 15-passenger, open-air safari-style trucks that are safe for any age, including kids in car seats. Along the trip, your guide will tell you about... read more

Corolla Wild Horse Tours has been guiding tours to Corolla’s horse country — the four-wheel-drive-only... read more

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Country Girl Head Boat

1 Sailfish Drive
Docks at Pirate's Cove Marina
Manteo
(252) 473-5577
Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina
Outer Banks Thing To Do

The Country Girl can be chartered for full-day Gulf Stream trips for parties of six or more people. Call for rates and schedules. These Outer Banks charter fishing trips usually yield tuna and mahi-mahi, wahoo, king mackerel, marlin or sailfish depending on the season and conditions. The Country Girl also offers head boat-style wreck fishing. The 57-foot sportfisher can accommodate up to 27 passengers and... read more

The Country Girl can be chartered for full-day Gulf Stream trips for parties of six... read more

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Enjoy the Ride

1171 Duck Road, Unit B-3
Duck
(252) 489-6511
Outer Banks Thing To Do

If you're looking for fun alternative transportation on the Outer Banks, Enjoy the Ride offers a range of selections that let you get from place to place while still enjoying the salty beach air in your face. They rent four-passenger and six-passenger "limo" golf carts in Duck and Corolla. In fact, Enjoy the Ride has an exclusive oceanfront golf-cart parking area at the Currituck Beach... read more

If you're looking for fun alternative transportation on the Outer Banks, Enjoy the Ride offers... read more

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Enjoy the Ride

821 Ocean Trail
Corolla
(252) 597-3000
Outer Banks Thing To Do

If you're looking for fun alternative transportation on the Outer Banks, Enjoy the Ride offers a range of selections that let you get from place to place while still enjoying the salty beach air in your face. They rent four-passenger and six-passenger "limo" golf carts in Duck and Corolla. In fact, Enjoy the Ride has an exclusive oceanfront golf-cart parking area at the Currituck Beach... read more

If you're looking for fun alternative transportation on the Outer Banks, Enjoy the Ride offers... read more

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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

59200 Museum Drive
Hatteras Village
(252) 986-2995
Outer Banks Thing To Do

At the end of N.C. Highway 12 just past the ferry docks, Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum attracts a lot of attention with its ship-like building, porthole windows and curved timbers. One of three North Carolina Maritime Museums operated by the North Carolina Division of Cultural Resources, the museum focuses on the maritime history and shipwrecks of North Carolina’s Outer Banks, often called the Graveyard... read more

At the end of N.C. Highway 12 just past the ferry docks, Graveyard of the... read more

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H2OBX

8526 Caratoke Highway
Powells Point
(252) 491-3000
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Making a huge splash onto the summer scene in 2017, H2OBX will certainly become one of the hottest spots for cooling-off for both locals and visitors. Expertly planned by the Aquatic Development Group, the country's leading water park designers, the site contains some of the most innovative aqua rides in the country. Located just 3 miles north of the Wright Memorial bridge in Currituck County... read more

Making a huge splash onto the summer scene in 2017, H2OBX will certainly become one... read more

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Hatteras Island Boardsports

41056 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 995-6160
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Hatteras Island Boardsports rents kayaks, surfboards, paddleboards, body boards, skim boards and wetsuits, and delivery is available. You can also take group or private surfing lessons. Their shop has more than 5,000 square feet packed with swimwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids. Some brand names you’ll find here include Billabong, Quiksilver, Volcom, Roxy, O’Neill, Rip Curl and RVCA, along with surfboards... read more

Hatteras Island Boardsports rents kayaks, surfboards, paddleboards, body boards, skim boards and wetsuits, and delivery... read more

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Hatteras Watersports

27130 N.C. Highway 12
Salvo
(252) 987-2306
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Located on the sound in Salvo, Hatteras Watersports is a family-owned business that’s celebrating it’s 30th year of providing watersports fun to Hatteras Islanders. Yamaha four-stroke Waverunners and Jet skis are right on site. They also rent flatwater and ocean kayaks, as well as standup paddleboards, which you can launch here or take to your own location. Hobie Wave 14-foot sailboats are available for rent... read more

Located on the sound in Salvo, Hatteras Watersports is a family-owned business that’s celebrating it’s... read more

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Island Cruisers

26248 N.C. Highway 12
Salvo
(252) 987-2097
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Celebrating their 11th year in business, Island Cruisers offers a wide variety of car rentals on Hatteras Island, including four-wheel-drive vehicles such as Jeep Wranglers, Cherokees and Chevy Suburbans for both beach and road cruising. They also have regular two-wheel-drive car rentals ranging from econo-size to mid-size to full-size vehicles. These vehicles can be used for sightseeing all over the Outer Banks, not just Hatteras Island. You... read more

Celebrating their 11th year in business, Island Cruisers offers a wide variety of car rentals... read more

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Island Revolution Surf Co. and Gear Rentals

1159 Austin Street
Corolla Light Town Center
Corolla
(252) 453-9484
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Shop at Island Revolution for beach lifestyle clothing, equipment and accessories. Along with quality surfboards and skateboards, they carry clothing and accessories for men and women from brands like O’Neill, Billabong, Dakine, RVCA, Reef, Soul Flower, Katin and Sanuk — plus a great selection of killer shades from Von Zipper, Blue Planet, Electric and more. You can also find specialty jewelry items from All Washed... read more

Shop at Island Revolution for beach lifestyle clothing, equipment and accessories. Along with quality surfboards... read more

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Jennette's Pier

7223 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 16.5
Nags Head
(252) 255-1501
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Jennette’s Pier is a state-of-the-art educational center and fishing pier complete with a pier shop, classroom and banquet hall, and it's the newest Outer Banks attraction, drawing thousands of visitors each year. The pier features wide, clean public beaches, free parking and a bath house with outdoor showers. With its mantra of Fishing, Family and Fun, Jennette’s offers something for everyone. There’s world-class fishing, unique... read more

Jennette’s Pier is a state-of-the-art educational center and fishing pier complete with a pier shop,... read more

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Just For the Beach Rentals

1177 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 299-5854
Outer Banks Thing To Do
Additional KDH Phone Number
(252) 441-6048
Additional Corolla Phone Number
(252) 453-6106
General toll free
(866) 629-7368

Want to plan your own kayak tour? Just for the Beach Rentals has kayaks available for rent, the sit-on-top style, for single, double or triple paddlers. Or if you want to leave your car behind, you can make like a local and pedal around town on one of their comfortable beach cruisers (cruisers are available for all ages) or go for a long ride on... read more

Want to plan your own kayak tour? Just for the Beach Rentals has kayaks available... read more

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Just For the Beach Rentals

1006 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 8.5
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-9480
Outer Banks Thing To Do
Additional KDH Phone Number
(252) 441-6048
Additional Corolla Phone Number
(252) 453-6106
General toll free
(866) 629-7368

Want to plan your own kayak tour? Just for the Beach Rentals has kayaks available for rent, the sit-on-top style, for single, double or triple paddlers. Or if you want to leave your car behind, you can make like a local and pedal around town on one of their comfortable beach cruisers (cruisers are available for all ages) or go for a long ride on... read more

Want to plan your own kayak tour? Just for the Beach Rentals has kayaks available... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

24502 N.C. Highway 12
Waves Village
Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

39432 N.C. Highway 12
Island Shops
Avon
(252) 995-6060
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

58848 Hatteras Landing
Hatteras Village
(252) 986-1446
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

785L Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-8845
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo
(252) 473-2357
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites Whalebone Watersports

7517 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head/Manteo Causeway
Nags Head
(252) 441-4124
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

The Kitty Hawk Kites Whalebone Watersports location offers dolphin watch tours, kite boarding, Jet ski rentals and standup paddleboard rentals — some of the most sought after Outer Banks activities. In addition, kayak eco-tours and rentals are available including a moonlight and bioluminescence tour. If you’ve never seen these glowing organisms, you owe yourself this experience!

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Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

785L Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-4999
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer – from the wind to waves to flat water. At Kitty Hawk Surf Co. you can find a huge selection of new and used kayaks, kayaking equipment, standup paddleboards, surfboards, Zap skim boards, wetsuits and more. You can also find one of the best... read more

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all... read more

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Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

24502 N.C. Highway 12
Waves Village
Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer – from the wind to waves to flat water. At Kitty Hawk Surf Co. you can find a huge selection of new and used kayaks, kayaking equipment, standup paddleboards, surfboards, Zap skim boards, wetsuits and more. You can also find one of the best... read more

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all... read more

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Lost Colony

1409 National Park Drive (off U.S. Highway 64)
Waterside Theatre
Manteo
(252) 473-2127
Outer Banks Thing To Do

More than 400 years ago, 117 men, women and children sailed from Plymouth, England, in an attempt to settle on Roanoke Island. They vanished just two years later. The only clue left behind was the word “CROATOAN” carved in a tree. The Lost Colony is their story. This outdoor drama is the longest-standing Outer Banks attraction, celebrating its 80th season in 2017!

Written by Pulitzer... read more

More than 400 years ago, 117 men, women and children sailed from Plymouth, England, in... read more

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Manteo Cyclery

627 U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 305-0306
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Manteo Cyclery is locally owned and operated by people who are passionate about all things bicycles. The trusted experts at their shop can perform a full range of bicycle repairs and gear installation, so you can get back on the road (or the trail). If you're just here for a visit, they've got plenty of bikes to rent by the day or the week along with... read more

Manteo Cyclery is locally owned and operated by people who are passionate about all things... read more

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North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

374 Airport Road
Manteo
(252) 475-2300
Outer Banks Thing To Do
(800) 832-3474 x4

The North Carolina Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions on the Outer Banks, and it got a fantastic renovation that was completed in the summer of 2016. Yes, it's perfect for a rainy day, but you will also appreciate the cool, quiet environment when you've had enough of the sun. Just stepping into the aquarium’s lobby is like diving into the ocean’s depths.... read more

The North Carolina Aquarium is one of the most popular attractions on the Outer Banks,... read more

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OBX Bowling

200 Satterfield Landing Road
The Bypass, MP 10.5
Nags Head
(252) 255-1187
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Bowl, rent shoes, book parties and play billiards at OBX Bowling. Enjoy their arcade with classic games like skee ball, air hockey, Deal or No Deal and much more. There are automatic bumpers on the bowling lanes for the kids (or the bowling-challenged adult). Try your hand at glowing disco bowling under neon lights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Group rates are available upon... read more

Bowl, rent shoes, book parties and play billiards at OBX Bowling. Enjoy their arcade with... read more

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Ocean Atlantic Rentals

40809 NC Highway 12
Avon
(252) 995-5868
Outer Banks Thing To Do

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the... read more

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Ocean Atlantic Rentals

103 Austin Street
Corolla Light Town Center
Corolla
(252) 453-2440
Outer Banks Thing To Do

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the... read more

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Ocean Atlantic Rentals

1149 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-4346
Outer Banks Thing To Do

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the... read more

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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

98 N.C. Highway 12
Nags Head
(252) 441-6301
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Charter a variety of fishing excursions at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center year round (weather permitting). Nearshore, inshore and head boat vessels offer half-day or full-day trips, while offshore vessels offer full-day trips. Anglers go for a variety of species depending on the season including billfish, tuna, wahoo, Spanish mackerel, flounder, drum, bluefish, cobia and more. Anglers aboard charters do not need to purchase fishing licenses,... read more

Charter a variety of fishing excursions at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center year round (weather permitting).... read more

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Outer Banks Daredevils

109 Veterans Drive
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 715-3017
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Here's a great Outer Banks activity that we bet many visitors don't expect! The Outer Banks Daredevils, a collegiate summer baseball team, brings back baseball memories of summers past for fans, memories as sharp as the crack of a wooden bat or the smack of a ball on leather. Each summer the Daredevils play exciting collegiate summer baseball here on the Outer Banks, with regular... read more

Here's a great Outer Banks activity that we bet many visitors don't expect! The Outer... read more

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Outer Banks Sporting Events

2234 S. Lark Street
Nags Head
(252) 255-6273
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Outer Banks Sporting Events is an event-planning nonprofit that organizes the extremely popular TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon & Southern Fried Half Marathon, the Saga Outer Banks Triathlon and several other fitness-oriented events. The TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon Weekend, always held on Veteran’s Day weekend (November 11-13 in 2065), offers a weekend full of events including the Marathon from Kitty Hawk to Manteo, the... read more

Outer Banks Sporting Events is an event-planning nonprofit that organizes the extremely popular... read more

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Pirate Adventures of the Outer Banks

408 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Across from Tranquil House Inn
Manteo
(252) 473-2007
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Pirate costumes, face painting, a real pirate ship, messages in bottles, water cannons, stinky pirate enemies and sunken treasure — need we say more to convince you that this is the ultimate kid-pleasing adventure? Starting Memorial Day weekend, the Sea Gypsy IV sails seven days a week, six times a day: 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Face... read more

Pirate costumes, face painting, a real pirate ship, messages in bottles, water cannons, stinky pirate... read more

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Ride The Wind Recreational Activities

486 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-6311
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Ride the Wind is one of the most popular places on Ocracoke to get you in touch with the beauty and fun that surrounds you on this magic little island. They provide a myriad of classes and adventures: guided kayak ecotours and rentals, surf camps, surf lessons and SUP Yoga.

The guided sunrise, midday, sunset and full moon kayak ecotours accommodate up to 10... read more

Ride the Wind is one of the most popular places on Ocracoke to get you... read more

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Roanoke Island Festival Park

1 Festival Park, Across from the Manteo Waterfront
Manteo
(252) 475-1500
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Did you know that the first Roanoke Island settlements predate the Jamestown settlement of 1607? The Roanoke Island settlements took place 20 years earlier, between 1585 and 1587. Though the Roanoke Island colonies didn’t prove successful as far as longevity, they were the foundations of English-speaking life in America and provided much-needed information about the New World that helped the later colonies succeed. Roanoke Island... read more

Did you know that the first Roanoke Island settlements predate the Jamestown settlement of 1607?... read more

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Studio 12

41008 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 995-7899
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Visit Studio 12 in their new location! Walk in any time to paint pottery or do mosaics, or sign up for one of many art classes from glass fusion to canvas painting. You can enjoy a latte or smoothie from the coffee shop while you shop the gallery filled with local art that includes wheel-thrown pottery, hand-crafted tiles, painting, glass fusion and jewelry. More than 50% of... read more

Visit Studio 12 in their new location! Walk in any time to paint pottery or... read more

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Sunset Watersports

1264 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-1839
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Sunset Watersports rents Waverunners, pontoon boats, kayaks, standup paddleboards (SUPs) and center console boats and offers parasailing. It’s located behind Sunset Grille and Raw Bar at the gazebo at the end of their nice pier. Join them for a sunset cruise on one of their spacious pontoon boats. Sunset Watersports is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in season.

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Wheelie Fun Cart Rentals

990 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 921-0216
Outer Banks Thing To Do

Driving into Ocracoke Village from the Hatteras Ferry, a lineup of brightly colored golf carts is sure to catch your eye. Stop in to rent an electric or gas cart from this friendly, local family. They will deliver your cart to your rental house or hotel, or if you’re just on Ocracoke for the day, they’ll let you park and scoot off into the village,... read more

Driving into Ocracoke Village from the Hatteras Ferry, a lineup of brightly colored golf carts... read more