OBX Attractions

Aycock Brown Visitors Center
Kitty Hawk
Presented by the Outer Banks Tourism Bureau, more brochures than you can imagine.
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Bodie Island Lighthouse
Nags Head
Climb the Bodie Island lighthouse located just a few miles south of Whalebone Junction.
Currituck Outer Banks Visitors Center
Corolla
Presented by the Currituck Visitors Bureau focus on Corolla tourism info.
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Currituck/Corolla Lighthouse
Corolla
Climb the Currituck lighthouse and see the light keepers home.
Duck Town Park & Boardwalk
Duck
Wander the boardwalk of Duck, meandering over the sound and visiting shops & dining.
Elizabethan Gardens
Manteo
Wander the elaborate formal English gardens; view local flora, buy plants for your home.
Festival Park
Manteo
Lots to see & do; Elizabeth II tall ship, Native American village, museum and more.
Fort Raleigh National Park
Manteo
Historic site protects & preserves known portions of England’s first New World settlements.
Icarus Monument
Kitty Hawk
Beside the Outer Banks Tourism Bureau, memorial to the legends of aviation.
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Island Farm c. 1847
Manteo
A living history site, Island Farm interprets daily life on Roanoke Island in the mid-1800s.
Jennette’s Pier
Nags Head
Personalized angling instruction, youth adventure camps & interactive science exhibits.
Jockey’s Ridge State Park
Nags Head
The tallest living sand dune on the Atlantic coast is a premier location for kites & sunsets.
Lost Colony Outdoor Drama
Manteo
Live theater performing the story of the Lost Colony with over 100 actors.
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
Kill Devil Hills
A gem of sand dunes, ponds, marshes & wetlands with many hiking trails & more.
NC Aquarium @ Roanoke Island
Manteo
Marvel at the largest group of sharks in the state; recently renovated.
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
Corolla
Explore coastal North Carolina’s wildlife, natural history and cultural heritage; free.
Outer Banks Visitors Bureau & Visitors Center
Manteo
Visitors center on Roanoke Island with lots of brochures and helpful visitor info.
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Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Manteo
Volunteers engage in educational & outreach activities that are provided free.
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Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
Manteo
An exterior reconstruction of the square cottage-style lighthouse; art gallery.
The Whalehead in Historic Corolla
Corolla
Whalehead is a beautifully restored 1920s-era Art Nouveau-style mansion.
Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
Manteo
Refugee Visitor Center with nice wildlife displays and information on area visitor centers.
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Wright Brothers National Memorial
Kill Devil Hills
National park featuring the Memorial and a museum; program on the half hour.