- Our list of the best things to do in Buxton, North Carolina, features the top 40 nearby activities — including 20 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Buxton, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, Water Activities, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 9 things to do within the city of Buxton, NC , followed by 31 popular activities in nearby cities, including Avon, Frisco, Ocracoke, Rodanthe and Salvo
Drum Stick fishing charter offers full and half day Off Shore Deep Sea Fishing Trips off the waters of the Outer Banks. They provide trips for a variety of occasions including Father/son fishing trips, Bachelor Parties, anniversaryâ€™s and Reunions.
Daily sightseeing cruises are conducted through the Portsmouth Island Boat Tour. It leaves from the community docks of Ocracoke Harbor before taking a scenic route to Portsmouth Island where guests can actually view the historic village with a self-guided tour.
Attracting visitors for their shelling opportunities, Porstmouth ATV Tours provides them with their own personal ATV to explore the secluded beaches of the island. The beaches contain a variety of large and small shells that can be collected.
Located on tiny Ocracoke Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks, Springer's Point Preserve is a bastion of undeveloped wilderness and an important wildife habitat. The Preserve relies on sponsorships and does not charge admission fees. It is open year-round.
The British Cemetery contains the remains of Thomas Cunningham, Stanley. R. Craig, and two unknown soldiers from a sunk ship during World War I. Visitors can see the granite tombstones, a plaque, and a white picket fence.
Starting in 1753, Portsmouth grew to be a thriving community on the Outer Banks and within 100 years, 1,400 vessels and two-thirds of all goods entering North Carolina passed through its port each year. Now, a ghost town, visitors can see a 250-acre historic district.
The most thrilling way to explore the coastline of Ocracoke Island is a parasailing adventure with Ocracoke Parasail Inc. The company launches two excursions per hour, with a maximum of six guests per boat. Call for reservations if you do not wish to spend hours on the waiting list.