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 and 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.