Cities: Corolla, Highlands, Kill Devil Hills, Manteo, Nags Head
Corolla Wild Horse Museum
Address: 520B Old Stoney Rd, Corolla, NC 27927
Information: Refuge for wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs featuring tours & a museum with displays & a gift shop.
Currituck Outer Banks Visitors Center
Address: 106 Caratoke Hwy, Moyock, NC 27958
Information: Tourist information center in Moyock, North Carolina
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
Address: 1160 Village Lane, Corolla, NC 27927
Information: The Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education offers daily free programs teaching participants about such topics as birding, sound ecology, ocean ecology, animal tracking, sea turtles, fishing and much more.
Corolla Adventure Golf
Address: 808 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927
Information: Miniature golf course in Corolla, North Carolina
Address: Highlands, NC 28741
Information: Dry Falls, also known as Upper Cullasaja Falls, is a 65-foot waterfall located in the Nantahala National Forest
Address: Hwy 106, Highlands, NC
Information: There are several beautiful falls and accompanying cascades here in only a half-mile area.
Jackson Hole Gem Mine
Address: 9770 Highlands Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
Information: Family-owned, roadside destination providing covered gem mining & a shop with locally made goods.
Address: 362 Oak St, Highlands, NC 28741
Information: Highlands Playhouse is a small comfortable theatre offering 2 musicals/musical reviews and two other plays each summer.
Bridal Veil Falls
Address. Highlands, NC
Information: Bridal Veil Falls is a 45-foot waterfall and the only waterfall in the state that one can drive a vehicle under.
The Bascom Art Center
Address: 323 Franklin Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
Information: High on a mountain plateau, The Bascom Art Center provides audiences of all ages with stimulating, diverse exhibitions, studio art instruction and other cultural experiences.
Highlands Biological Station
Address: 265 N 6th St, Highlands, NC 28741
Information: This nature center serves up a palette of nature attractions including a botanical garden replete with 450 species of trees, ferns and flowers.
Cliffside Lake Recreation Area
Address: 13908 Highlands Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
Information: Cliffside Lake Recreation Area offers two covered picnic shelters that must be reserved, a bathhouse with cold showers, a lake for fishing and swimming, a gazebo and six short hiking trails. Some trails lead to waterfalls.
Nantahala National Forest
Address: Nantahala, NC 28734
Information: The Nantahala National Forest encompasses more than a half-million acres of pristine woodlands. Enjoy camping, motor boating, bridle trails, fishing, nature/hiking trails, picnic areas and swimming.
The Factory – Franklin
Address: 1024 Georgia Rd, Franklin, NC 28734
Information: Family entertainment park with go-carts, arcade & mini-golf, plus casual dining options.
Macon County Historical Museum
Address: 36 W Main St, Franklin, NC 28734
Information: The Macon County Historical Museum has local artifacts, photo displays & exhibits going back 10,000 years.
KILL DEVIL HILLS
Wright Brothers National Monument
Address: 1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Information: Wright Brothers National Memorial, located in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, commemorates the first successful, sustained, powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine
The Comedy Club Of The Outer Banks
Address: 1601 S Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Information: Longtime seasonal comedy club featuring live performances from nationally touring comedians.
Avalon Fishing Pier
Address: 2111 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Information: Avalon Fishing Pier offers everything you need for a long, enjoyable day (or night!) of fishing.
Theatre of Dare
Address: Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Information: Theatre of Dare is a non-profit, volunteer group of local friends, family, neighbors & co-workers who share a love of theatre, and a dedication to volunteer and benefit our community.
North Carolina Marionette Theatre
Address: 6079 Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Rd, Saxapahaw, NC 27340
Information: The North Carolina Marionette Theatre’s offers marionette performances sharing North Carolina’s rich culture through historical stories, legends and folk tales.
National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center
Address: 100 conservation Way, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: 152,000-plus acres of preserved wetland habitat with lots of animals like black bears & alligators.
The Elizabethan Gardens
Address: 1411 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: Historical site with plant displays & an antique statuary also offers audio tours & rental space.
The Lost Colony
Address: 1409 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: Outdoor theater staging annual summer musical about the Lost Colony on Roanoke Island.
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Address: 374 Airport Rd, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: Live animal encounters, feedings, a 285,000-gallon shark tank, interactive exhibits, films & more.
Address: 1140 US-64, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: 19th-century farm offering a living museum with interpreters in period attire & hands-on activities.
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
Address: Milltail Rd, East Lake, NC 27953
Information: The refuge includes more than 150,000 acres of wetland habitats and a wide variety of wildlife, ranging from wood ducks and alligators to black bears and red wolves.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Address: 1401 National Park Dr, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: Fort Raleigh National Historic Site protects and preserves known portions of England's first New World settlements from 1584 to 1590.
Roanoke Island Maritime Museum
Address: 104 Fernando St, Manteo, NC 27954
Information: The Roanoke Island Maritime Museum is a working boat shop offering a look at local and regional maritime history.
The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Address: 59200 Museum Dr, Hatteras, NC 27943
Information: The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum is a maritime museum that focuses on the maritime history and shipwrecks of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Frisco Native American Museum and Natural History Center
Address: 53536 NC-12, Frisco, NC 27936
Information: The Frisco Native American Museum and Natural History Center is a non-profit educational foundation created for the purpose of preserving Native American artifacts, art, and culture.
Jockey’s Ridge State Park
Address: 300 W Carolista Dr, Nags Head, NC 27959
Information: Jockeys Ridge is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States.
Gearworks Family Fun Center & Laser Tag
Address: 2420 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
Information: Gearworks Family Fun Center & Laser Tag has a video gear arcade, air hockey, and laser tag.
Address: 7223 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
Information: Fishers can rent equipment & supplies at this eco-friendly pier offering fishing lessons.
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Address: 8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse, Nags Head, NC 27959
Information: The current Bodie Island Lighthouse stands 156 feet tall and is the first island that is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Address: 701 Ocean Acres Dr, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Information: This extensive ecological preserve on North Carolina’s Outer Banks protects a remarkable range of unique habitats, including forested dunes, interdune ponds, marshes, and wetlands.
Whalebone Welcome Center
Address: Cape Hatteras National Park Rd, Nags Head, NC 27959
Information: The Whalebone Welcome Center is an excellent stop for planning your vacation activities, particularly as you head toward the southern villages.