The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony

In July of 1587, 117 English men, women, and children came ashore on Roanoke Island with a commission from Elizabeth I to establish a permanent English settlement in the New World. Just three years later in 1590, when English ships returned to bring supplies to the settlement, they found the island deserted with no sign of the colonists except the...

Nags Head Dolphin Watch

Nags Head Dolphin Watch

Scientists run these dolphin tours as part of their research on these beloved aquatic animals, so you know this will be an interesting trip. Passengers will be able to see how researchers with the Outer Banks Center for Dolphin Research, a nonprofit organization,  conduct their research and hear about some of the discoveries from more than a...

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Currituck County Tourism

Currituck County Tourism

Tranquil beaches, luxurious accommodations and exhilarating recreational activities make the Currituck Outer Banks a perfect place to escape. Located at the top of North Carolina’s barrier islands, the Currituck Outer Banks divides the Atlantic Ocean from the Currituck Sound.

Corolla Wild Horse Fund

Corolla Wild Horse Fund

We are the nonprofit charity that is responsible for the care and protection of the wild horses. Do you want to see and learn about the horses and help them at the same time? When you go to see the horses with the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, you automatically become a member and will experience a two hour Trip of a Lifetime with one of our Sanctuary...

Captain Johnny's Dolphin Tours

Captain Johnny's Dolphin Tours

Enjoy what Captain Stuart Wescott calls a guaranteed dolphin watch tour June through October. Not only scenic, the tour on the Captain Johnny is incredibly educational. Learn about the bottlenose dolphins that frequent our waters.  See them mate and birth on many cruises, and enjoy their playful behavior. 

Back Country Safari Segway Tours

Back Country Safari Tours is taking off-road adventure to a whole new level! Combing the wilds of the back country with the latest in technology, our Off-road Segway Safari is with out a doubt one of the coolest...

OBX Ghost Tours

**The price of your ticket does not include the gratuity for the guide. If you enjoyed the walk, your guide will greatly appreciate a tip.**

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Celebrate the origins of America with a fascinating and purely entertaining visit to the Roanoke Island Festival Park. This sprawling soundfront site, an easy stroll from the historic downtown Manteo, is a popular...

Elizabethan Gardens

Foliage fans and gardening enthusiasts from all over the country will love a day trip to the Elizabethan Gardens. Tucked away in Manteo within the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, this 10 acre Roanoke soundfront...

Outer Banks Marathon and Half Marathon

Outer Banks Marathon and Half Marathon

Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017

  • Kitty Hawk

TowneBank Outer Banks Marathon & Southern Fried Half Marathon
Outer Banks 8K | Buccaneer 5K | Southern 6 | Family Fun Run

Outer Banks Half Marathon is a USATF certified course.

This great race is scheduled every Veterans Day Weekend.
SAVE THE DATE:  November 10,11 & 12th, 2017

Henry's Restaurant

Henry's Restaurant

Henry’s Restaurant offers down home, simple food done Outer Banks style. This is the kind of delicious food grandmothers of North Carolina have been cooking for generations. You’ll feel like you're visiting family with the comfort food and the restaurant’s nautical-style decor. The kid-friendly and casual restaurant has been serving hearty portions to locals and visitors since 1989. Breakfast is what Henry’s does best, although it’s a wonderful restaurant for lunch and dinner as well. Start your day with incredible hotcakes, omelets, biscuits, french toast, eggs benedict, breakfast sandwiches, and even fried trout, served 7:00am to 1:00pm daily.

Ramada Plaza

Ramada Plaza

Located right on the beach in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, the Ramada Plaza Nags Head hotel is the ideal Outer Banks hotel for a relaxing getaway. The Ramada Plaza features 171 Ramada Plaza Nags Head Oceanfront lodging rooms with views of the city, the dunes, or the ocean, all tastefully decorated and comfortably appointed with a microwave, refrigerator, private balcony, in-room movies, and Nintendo.