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Wright Brothers National Memorial
Historic Sites, History Museums
Whalehead in Historic Corolla
Historic Sites, Specialty Museums
British Cemetery
Cemeteries, Historic Sites
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Historic Sites, Lighthouses
Nags Head Fishing Pier
Piers & Boardwalks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Buxton
#1 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
The climb to the top is strenuous, but you will be rewarded with terrific views of the Pamlico Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the surrounding area around the lighthouse and Buxton.
I would highly recommend anyone visiting Hatteras Island to take time to visit this historic lighthouse and landmark.It is beautiful, peaceful and amazing!!
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Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum Rodanthe
#2 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
The tower provides a great view of Rodanthe on all sides, and the buildings are beautifully, expertly restored.
The facilities have been lovingly restored and maintained, the staff are knowledgable and hospitable, and the site is full of interesting displays and exhibits.
Duck Town Boardwalk Duck
#3 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
The path winds in and around shops, scenic views of the bay, an amphitheater, a chapel, clean climate-controlled restrooms, crabbing areas, fishing areas, kayak launches, well... everything!
On A Recent Excursion , Walking Hand In Hand.Lots Of Nature Among The Calm , Nature View Full Of Butterflies & Blooms.Musk Rat, Turtles, Fish & More.
Bodie Island Lighthouse Nags Head
#4 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
The view from the top of the Lighthouse is breath taking, and having climbed the lighthouse on many occasions each visit and climb always lead to spectacular views of the Ocean to the East and Sound to the West.
There were two national park volunteer ladies out there who answered all of our questions without hesitation and showed our boys many different species of birds and landmarks with their birding telescopes.
Currituck Beach Lighthouse Corolla
#5 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Great tour guides, amazing sense of place, view is bar none! 9 landings to catch your breath on the way up, good reading, and views all the way up in case you're afraid of heights!
Beautiful structure, friendly knowledgeable staff and an amazing view at the top to make all those steps worth it!
Whalehead in Historic Corolla Corolla
#6 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
In the offseason it is a great place to Simply take a leisurely stroll and most certainly is always wonderful for their sunset views
Open space, inland waterway view, terrific breeze, walking paths, green space.
Jennette's Pier Nags Head
#7 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
This is the best spot on the outer banks to destress the view and the beautiful sound of the waves lulls you to your favorite place A wonderful spot
Beautiful pier that goes way out into the ocean that makes for great fishing, or there is a lot of great seats if you just want to sit and relax and take in the ocean view.
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Wright Brothers National Memorial Kill Devil Hills
#8 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
You can walk the length of each each of the Wright Brothers' first flights and climb to the top of the Wright Brothers' Memorial which provides you with a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean, Kitty Hawk Bay, Kill...
The all ran out the Flightline, listened to a Ranger talk about the history of the first flight, hiked up and down the great sand dune to the massive memorial, enjoyed the great views from the top and played on th...
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The Monument to a Century of Flight Kitty Hawk
#9 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
A wonderful time in history, the views are great and is a great place to learn about our history
If you have children, you can get a Junior Rangers book that has activities for them to complete as they explore the site.
Island Farm Manteo
#10 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
This is a great place to visit, for the peaceful nature of the site, as well as the learning experience.
Roanoke Island Festival Park Manteo
#11 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
The interpretive sites of the native village, ship, and colonists settlement were all thought provoking, and the staff were all great - very informative and keen to interact without being too eager.
It is rich in history and a great place to walk around in the evening and just view the sound and boats.
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Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse Manteo
#12 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
The breeze from the sound is refreshing and there are several places to sit and enjoy the sights.
The views were amazing and the docks were great to just watch nature go by.
British Cemetery Ocracoke
#13 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
A good stop to view a bit of local history.
This small but very honorable site brings out the significance of our relationship with Great Britain.
Nags Head Fishing Pier Nags Head
#14 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Unbeatable view and Excellent Southern breakfast options
Great Ocean View, wonderful fishing while feeling the ocean breeze
Ocracoke Lighthouse Ocracoke
#15 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Although the tower is closed to the public, a portion of the lighthouse grounds is open to visitors, so it’s easy to get good views and photos of this sturdy Tar Heel sentinel.
This beautiful whitewashed tower is an essential landmark in the Suburbs of the farflung and beautiful island of Ocracoke.
Avon Fishing Pier Avon
#16 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Very nice to visit to get great views of the ocean Waves here are large and plentiful and the breeze is always great.
This pier is our favorite by far with its old-time feel, excellent views and friendly local staff.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site Manteo
#17 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
As is always the case with Park-Service-run sites, the rangers are thoroughly knowledgeable and present very interesting, entertaining, all-ages-appropriate programs to enhance your knowledge and understanding of...
Great site, a very nice visitors center, its a must to do the short trails thru the park, the staff is great, ran into two Park Ranger cops on trail gave us great run down on the park and local places to eat. also...
Scarborough Lane Shoppes Duck
#18 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Outer Banks National Scenic Byway Ocracoke
#19 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
This road runs the length of the OBX and most of the length you are driving along with high dunes on one side with occasional views of the ocean and on the other side beautiful views of the marshes and Intercoasta...
Really nice sights along the way and tons of great history.
Holy Redeemer By the Sea Catholic Church Kitty Hawk
#20 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Just stop by for a visit to view the Stations of the Cross magnificently done by local artist Glenn Eure!
The landmark to look for is a 7-Eleven gas station, which is located on the corner of US 158 and Kitty Hawk Road.
Portsmouth Village Ocracoke
#21 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Those willing to climb the two steep ladders leading from the station’s second floor to the observation tower will be rewarded with a breathtaking 360-degree view of the village, sound, island, and ocean.
Rodanthe Pier Rodanthe
#22 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Spectacular views of the ocean and you can enjoy fishing or just watching the surfers catch some waves.
The Pier offers views of the ocean, fishing, a cleaning station, gift shop, and ice cream treats!
Historic Corolla Village Corolla
#23 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Avalon Fishing Pier Kill Devil Hills
#24 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Amazing Views From The Pier Start Here!
It's just good old Southern cooking in a relaxed atmosphere with a great ocean view.
Historic Corolla Chapel Corolla
#25 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Poor Richards Manteo
#26 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Colington Speedway Kill Devil Hills
#27 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Fort Ocracoke Monument Ocracoke
#28 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Worth the time to stop and view the monument
Frisco Art Center Frisco
#29 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks
Outer Banks Arboretum And Teaching Garden Kill Devil Hills
#30 of 31 Sights & Landmarks in Outer Banks