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Jennette's Pier

7223 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
252-255-1501
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Nags Head
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

The kids love going to the Pier every year to catch some fish. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and really help the kids understand the simple mechanics of fishing.

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Statesville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Without a doubt, the nicest pier I've been on. A little pricey compared to others but overall very nice even tho the fish weren't biting

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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

interesting history - nice opportunity to go fishing or just walk out on the boardwalk, well maintained

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

This is such a fun place to visit. There is a very tiny charge to go out on the fishing pier (the building runs on the power it creates), but it is so beautiful and watching people reel in huge fish is sooo cool. We became year long members at the aquarium so next time we go it will be... More

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Mt crawford va
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The NC Aquarium has done a wonderful job rebuilding Jennette's pier. Great fishing opportunity and a terrific educational opportunity for children. Well-maintained, clean and well-organized. Excellent family venue. Does not include full-service restaurant.

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Old VIRGINIA
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100 reviews 100 reviews
16 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Built and operated by the State of North Carolina's Aquarium Division . . . it is a magnificent structure. This pier is a showcase of most every ecological advantage known today. It is also a public fishing pier. To fish 6am-midnight in season, adults pay $12 (no discount for seniors). Take a stroll out on the pier, $2. There's a... More

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Cherry Plain, NY
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

The ocean views from the pier are very nice. Recommend taking a 2-hour fishing lesson for $15. which includes pole and bait. Well worth it!!

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Voorheesville
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

A clean and modern view of the OuterBanks from a unique place. A very active location on the OB's, from fishermen to surfers and beachcombers. On a summers evening it was a refreshing change from the miniature golf and shopping scenes.

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Wingate, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Very well maintained nice shower, lots of parking ,easy access on to the beach, beautiful beach, easy to locate, nice shops inside, loved walking on the pier, there is a lot of history about Jennette's Pier, Good fresh seafood also

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Gorgeous location for destination wedding. Banquet room was beautiful with an amazing view from surrounding windows. Food was too notch. Had an awesome time. Would have appreciated more seating for guests attending the ceremony. Many were standing.

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