- Our list of the best things to do in Avon, North Carolina, features the top 37 nearby activities — including 18 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Avon, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 10 things to do within the city of Avon, NC , followed by 27 popular activities in nearby cities, including Buxton, Frisco, Rodanthe, Ocracoke and Salvo
Discover the history of the Outer Banks on Roanoke Island, a 25-acre living history site. Find costimed actors portraying life in America's first English settlement, located on the island in 1585. The site features a recreated 16th century ship that would have brought the colony to America; Indian Town's Coasta…
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Waterfront of Roanoke Island, Manteo, NC MoreLess Info
For an interactive and informative look at history, guests check out the Elizabeth II State Historic Site. Visitors can help 16th century sailors swab the decks, chart a course, and even set the sails of the ship.
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100 Conservation Way, Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Free of charge and open daily, National Wildlife Refuges Visitor Center features interactive exhibits, audio-visual programs and a virtual airplane ride so visitors can experience every national refuge. They also utilize a 130 seat auditorium as a classroom.
In addition to the showing the latest movies on their single screen theater, Pioneer Theatre also hosts plays and other performances in their historic theater. The exterior of the building looks like an old fashioned shop from the 1700s.
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.
Coastal Helicopters flies Robinson R-44 helicopters. The company offers air charter service, aerial wildlife surveying, timber cruising, real estate and flights over popular tourist locations like Roanoke Island tour, Wanchese Fishing Village, lighthouses and the wild ponies of Ocracoke.