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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 11 Attractions in Manteo
Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Beaches, Outdoors
Owner description: Your information center for sightseeing, attractions, accommodations and dining.
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Type: Tourist/ Visitor Centers, Beaches, Outdoors
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Your information center for sightseeing, attractions, accommodations and dining.

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Tennessee
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179 reviews 179 reviews
77 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Nice place to stop on you way into the OBX. Clean bathrooms, rocking chairs outside to sit and read and get your bearings. Lots of literature and nice people to give information on area.

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Southgate, Michigan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

awesome cant thanks the staff enough for a great day of diving special thanks to captain matt and first mate lan

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Abilene, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

There are brochures for every activity under the sun for the obx, but if u have a toddler forget about going inside. They gave me a hard time because my son wasn't on a leash.

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Greenville, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

There are brochures and maps here if you're new to the area. Lots of helpful info to be found. Explore Manteo and Roanoke Island as well before you cross the bridge to Nags Head!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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58 reviews 58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

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
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

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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212 reviews 212 reviews
54 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 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
23 helpful votes 23 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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271 reviews 271 reviews
155 attraction reviews
215 helpful votes 215 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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