- The list below includes 45 free or cheap things to do in or near Corolla, North Carolina, including 69 different types of inexpensive activities like Off Road & ATV, Beaches, Mini Golf and Specialty Museums.
- From Currituck Beach to Carova Beach, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Corolla and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Kitty Hawk, Elizabeth City, Duck and Kill Devil Hills.
Currituck Beach offers many miles of beach along the Atlantic Ocean. The beach is popular with surfers because the conditions often produce waves for novices and intermediate surfers, and the beach is also popular with anglers and those just looking for a beach hike.
The Outer Banks of North Carolina are a paradise for swimmers, surfers, off-road driving enthusiasts and beachcombers. Carova Beach, located in Corolla, is free to the public. Visitors must not attempt to drive on the beach unless their vehicle has four-wheel drive.
The bright yellow Whalehead in Historic Corolla is a mansion that is open for tours and event rentals. Docent-guided and audio tours are available. There are also grounds tours available several times per week.
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1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927 MoreLess Info
The beautiful red-brick Currituck Beach Light Station is located in Corolla Village, overlooking Currituck Sound. Providing panoramic view, climb its 220 steps, stopping at two landings and the base to view exhibits about the lighthouse. The lighthouse is open from April through November.
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Currituck Heritage Park, Corolla, NC 27927 MoreLess Info
Offering a wealth of knowledge and information about nature and community history, the Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education features numerous displays, programs and exhibits for visitors of all ages.
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610 Currituck Clubhouse Drive, Corolla, NC 27927 MoreLess Info
Explore Corolla, North Carolina with Rick's Jeep Adventures. Climb on board one of Rick's rugged vehicles and set out for a memorable day of sight-seeing, nature photography and other pleasant activities.
Corolla Island is unique because its wild horse herds are larger than those found in any other part of the United States. Corolla Jeep Adventures lets guests get up close to these fascinating animals without leaving the comfort of the vehicle.
Outer Banks Restaurant Tours offers cooking classes, in-home chef services, and a variety of tours. During the guided tours, participants meet the owners and chefs of the restaurants and sample their signature dishes paired with beer or wine.