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Avon Pier

Avon, Hatteras Island, NC
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Avon
Type: Beaches
Activities: Surfing
Traveler Description: Avon, NC is a laid-back, relaxing, beautiful place to vacation.  The beach houses are truly well maintained, clean and nicely furnished. Avon pier... more »
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New Providence, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Funny house feeling walking out on fishing pier, otherwise clean and staff friendly, plenty of parking. Easy to get to. Breezy even when not windy onshore.

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Avon, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

These folks at the Avon Pier are Probably some of the nicest people you will ever meet. You will seriously want to just sit down and hang out with them once you get there! Any help you need or advice you are looking for just ask. Not to mention they have 1 Dollar PBR's....YES a BUCK! There isn't a place... More

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West Seneca, New York
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144 reviews 144 reviews
34 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Yes, it's beaten, wavey and worn but to walk out above the ocean and experience the schools of fish, many fishermen, kids w parents fishing or just enjoying the view, was worth much more than the $1 admission. It was a gloriously sunny day with a light breeze. We all enjoyed this simple pleasure...

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Frederick, MD
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It's only a $1.00 to "sight see" onto the pier. The pier is kind of wavy and cockeyed but takes you a good way out to the water or to just sit and watch people fish. The people who work at the pier are helpful and very nice. If you're in the area, it's well worth stopping in.

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Williamsburg
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This was just purchased by the same owners as the resort spa on the adjacent piece of property. Well run, clean facilities and lots of fish!

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Media, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The Avon Pier is a cool and quirky place to visit. It's worth $1 to walk out on a pier that's been damaged by hurricanes. I didn't go there to fish, but my dad and 14yo nephew did, and they had fun. They caught 5 fish in a couple of hours during the day, but the fish were too small... More

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Akron, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My wife have been here quite few times. The owner is nice and knowledgeable about the area and fishing. The most disappointing thing is see some worker cutting a barb off a baby stingray and throw it back (which is probably now shark bait now). So don't ruin such a good place.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The view is great......Maybe the latest hurricane damaged the pier or maybe it is always like that but walking out was a bit scary. The majority of it was crooked and slanted so much that a few of the members of our party had to walk back to the main store/gift shop and couldn't enjoy the pier. It seemed as... More

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Elmira, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

It was a fishing The view is terrific. We didn't fish, just walked the pier. The fishermen appeared happy with it. Small gi ft shop is good.

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New Hyde Park, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

loved fishing off the pier! My dad took my son, nephew and brother fishing for a few hours. Rent the poles for 10 dollars each and you can fish until midnight. great place for beginners who want to try fishing. kids loved it!

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