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Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

1 Visitors Center Circle, Manteo, NC 27954
877-629-4386
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Ranked #8 of 12 attractions in Manteo
Type: Beaches, Tourist/ Visitor Centers
Description: Your information center for sightseeing, attractions, accommodations and dining.
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Cleveland, Ohio
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Gave us tips on the area and a free beach to drive on to see wild horses. Got some coupons too! People were friendly and they have literature on everything around. Large restrooms.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

The attendant was so very helpful!! She gave us a map and directions to get to each lighthouse. She also gave us a great deal of information on what to see and do while we were in the Outer Banks!!

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Cleveland
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191 reviews 191 reviews
47 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

So glad we visited here! Very good film on the lost colony. Wonderful exhibits & nice walking trail. Operated by National Park Service & free. This is a great place for families.

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Michigan
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96 reviews 96 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

There was a great selection of maps and brochures, and the man on staff was friendly and helpful. It's worth a stop to see all the area has to offer.

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East Syracuse, New York
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221 reviews 221 reviews
121 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This visitor's center wasn't on my list to visit, however I am glad I did. The man I talked to provided me with a wealth of information about nearby sites in the Manteo area, at least two maps and the GPS address of the Bodie Lighthouse. I think the closing time was near, however he took to time to explain... More

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Greenville, SC
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Just happened to pull over as we were nearing Manteo. Very hospitable staff and lots on information. A great way to get started with well stocked gift shop and pamphlets about the Outer Banks.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We decided to stop in here to get some help as to places to go while we were in the Outer Banks. The staff could not have been friendlier and answered all the questions that we asked. We were able to take any brochures that we were interested in and we did not feel pressured to leave. They did make... More

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Maine
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Stopped to find out where we could go for good beach access...lady for very helpful! Lots of nice brochures there.

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Carrollton, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Coming back from a couple nights in Nags Head we found that the bridge work across the Sound that had been reduced to one lane on Thursday was still one one leaving on Saturday. It was still summer time & we couldn't believe that they would be doing this on a weekend! We went 6 miles in stop & go... More

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Titusville
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1,091 reviews 1,091 reviews
763 attraction reviews
812 helpful votes 812 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

When we visit a new area we first look at Trip Advisor and determine the top attractions, restaurants, etc. Then, we visit an Information Center and match what we think we want to see with local information. This helps the folks at the center narrow the options based on our preferences. This saves a lot of time. The Outer Banks... More

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