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Corolla Raceway (Corolla)
Ranked #61 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Race Car Tracks
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Ranked #62 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Ranked #63 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Ghost Towns
Owner description: Over a century ago, Portsmouth Village was a bustling port town. Today, the buildings and exhibits tell the story of changing... more » Owner description: Over a century ago, Portsmouth Village was a bustling port town. Today, the buildings and exhibits tell the story of changing times and life on the Outer Banks. The Theodore and Annie Salter House and Visitor Center, School, Post Office and General Store, U.S. Life-Saving Station, Methodist Church, and Henry Piggot House are open to the public seasonally.Be sure to bring insect repellent, drinking water, food, sunscreen, adequate clothing, a hat, and good walking shoes. « less
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Ranked #64 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
U.S. National Park Service manages a wild pony herd that lives in a penned area on Ocracoke Island.
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Ranked #65 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Ranked #66 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit is a unique attraction devoted to all things "piratical." Since 1992, the exhibit and its... more » Owner description: Teach's Hole Blackbeard Exhibit is a unique attraction devoted to all things "piratical." Since 1992, the exhibit and its pirate specialty shop have been a favorite destination for families visiting Ocracoke Island. The exhibit features a life-like recreation of Blackbeard, a weapons display, old bottles, original art, a pirate flag display, ship models, and interactive activities. As visitors leave the exhibit, they enter a one of a kind pirate specialty shop. Kids of all ages will enjoy Teach’s Hole! « less
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Avalon Fishing Pier (Kill Devil Hills)
Ranked #67 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Ranked #68 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: Located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, Dare County Arts Council is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization... more » Owner description: Located on the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina, Dare County Arts Council is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization encouraging the arts through advocacy, enrichment and opportunity. Located on the first floor of the historic Dare County Courthouse in downtown Manteo, Dare County Arts Council operates a gallery for emerging and established artists, providing a constantly rotating exhibit of local art. We feature paintings, pottery, works in printmaking, jewelry, wood design, fiber art, and glass, as well as a fine selection of prints. « less
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Ranked #69 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: Corolla Light Tennis offers year-round tennis programming at the Corolla Light Resort. Our teaching pros excel at working... more » Owner description: Corolla Light Tennis offers year-round tennis programming at the Corolla Light Resort. Our teaching pros excel at working with beginners to the very advanced players. Private lessons and clinics are open to the public. « less
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Ranked #70 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Children's Museums
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Ranked #71 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Beach bum fishing (Kill Devil Hills)
Ranked #72 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Ranked #73 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Paradise Fun Park (Kill Devil Hills)
Ranked #74 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Ranked #75 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Golf Courses
A popular golf course in the Outer Banks region that was designed by Art Wall, the 1959 Masters champion.
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Ranked #76 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Ranked #77 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Ranked #78 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Museums
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Grog's Watersports (Nags Head)
Ranked #79 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Get Wet at Grog’s! We're the premier spot on the Outer Banks for your watersports fun. Enjoy the thrill of parasailing or the... more » Owner description: Get Wet at Grog’s! We're the premier spot on the Outer Banks for your watersports fun. Enjoy the thrill of parasailing or the excitement of waverunner, kayak or dolphin tours. We offer every water adventure imaginable. You can also rent waverunners, kayaks and boats. When you're done with your activity, bring a lunch and enjoy it at one of our picnic benches on the beach. We take online reservations to make your vacation planning easy. « less
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Sandy Run Park (Kitty Hawk)
Ranked #80 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Tracks in the Sand (Nags Head)
Ranked #81 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Hiking Trails
A self-guided 1.5-mile trail along the dunes.
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New Inlet (Hatteras Island)
Ranked #82 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Beaches
Part of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, this area is ideal for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and enjoying nature.
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Outer Banks History Center (Roanoke Island)
Ranked #83 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Visitors will find a wealth of information pertaining to the rich heritage of the Outer Banks at this regional library, which... more » Owner description: Visitors will find a wealth of information pertaining to the rich heritage of the Outer Banks at this regional library, which includes more than 25,000 books, 4,500 official documents of the U.S. Coast Guard, 30,000 photographs and 700 maps. « less
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North Pond Trail (Hatteras Island)
Ranked #84 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
This half-mile trail, which offers spectacular wildlife observation year-round, is fully disabled accessible.
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Ranked #85 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers
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Ranked #86 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Destination Fun (Kill Devil Hills)
Ranked #87 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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Waterpark (Hatteras Island)
Ranked #88 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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The Golf Links (Corolla)
Ranked #89 of 96 attractions in Outer Banks
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