Things to Do with Kids in Nags Head, NC

  • TripBuzz found 80 things to do with kids in or near Nags Head, North Carolina, including 60 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manteo, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk and Duck.
  • From Nags Head Dolphin Watch to Outer Banks Surf School, the Nags Head area offers 54 different types of family activities, including: Piers & Boardwalks, Go Karts, Golf and Dolphin Tours.
  • Nags Head is a popular tourist destination on North Carolina's Bodie Island. Famous for its sand dunes and scenic beaches, the city is a highly developed resort community, offering both outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities. While swimming and hang-gliding are among the most popular activities in the area, the city is also home to museums, shopping and diverse dining.
  • TripBuzz found 80 things to do with kids in or near Nags Head, North Carolina, including 60 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Manteo, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk and Duck.
  • From Nags Head Dolphin Watch to Outer Banks Surf School, the Nags Head area offers 54 different types of family activities, including: Piers & Boardwalks, Go Karts, Golf and Dolphin Tours.
  • Nags Head is a popular tourist destination on North Carolina's Bodie Island. Famous for its sand dunes and scenic beaches, the city is a highly developed resort community, offering both outdoor and indoor recreation opportunities. While swimming and hang-gliding are among the most popular activities in the area, the city is also home to museums, shopping and diverse dining.
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49.3 Miles
98% 153 votes
Horseback Riding 52173 Piney Ridge Rd, Frisco, NC 27943 MoreLess Info
Equine Adventures offers a two-hour beach ride. The ride consists of a 45 minute ride through the North Carolina Coastal Reserve and Maritime Forest, 30 minutes, along the beach, and then 45 minutes back through the woods to the starting point.
49.2 Miles
96% 114 votes
Beaches Frisco, NC MoreLess Info
Located on Cape Hatteras, Frisco Beach is one of the most popular beaches on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This beach is great for swimming, water skiing, paddleboarding, surfing, kaying and snorkling.
4.1 Miles
95% 197 votes
Pirate Tours 408 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Pirate Adventures of the Outer Bank allows children to dress in pirate clothes and have tattoos put on them. Once dressed, the children and parents go on a ship ride hunting for treasure.
32.3 Miles
94% 162 votes
Beaches Corolla, NC MoreLess Info
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.
29.5 Miles
92% 275 votes
Beaches Corolla, Corolla, NC MoreLess Info
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.
11.4 Miles
96% 52 votes
Surfing Lessons 6150 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949 MoreLess Info
Kitty Hawk Kayaks provides ocean surf kayak tours, kayaking lessons, and rentals. Kitty Hawk is also a surf school that offers surfing camps in addition to standup paddleboard rentals and lessons.
3.8 Miles
95% 84 votes
Dolphin Tours 7517 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
Majestic bottlenose dolphins are the star of the show at Nags Head Dolphin Watch. This eco-tourism company organizes dolphin-watching expeditions on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. All excursions are piloted by seasoned captains and are led by a certified naturalist.
4.3 Miles
92% 84 votes
Dolphin Tours Manteo Waterfront Boardwalk, Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Spread over two hours in length, Outer Banks Cruises offers several cruise focuses. Yet, the most popular is the Guaranteed Dolphin Watch which has the narrated story of the bottlenose dolphin and is held from June to October.
5.2 Miles
83% 986 votes
Aquariums 374 Airport Rd., Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Manteo's North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island is a large aquarium stocked with fascinating and beautifful marine life from around the world. Its shark population is the largest in North Carolina.
1.9 Miles
100% 30 votes
Surfing Lessons 118 Becker Street, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
With a focus on safety and learning, Outer Banks Surf School offers instruction to first-time surfers in several formats. Group lessons, camps and private lessons are available and equipment is provided.
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