- 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
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.
81% 365 votes
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.
95% 57 votes
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.
82% 152 votes
6606 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
Mini-golfers visiting the Outer Banks rave about Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf in Nags Head. This pirate-themed putt-putt course is delightful for children and adults who want to take a break from the beach.
68% 40 votes
6504 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
Go-karting fans visiting the Outer Banks get their karting fix at Full Throttle Speedway in Nags Head. The Speedway has two courses: an oval track for single karts and a figure 8 track that accommodates single- and double-occupancy karts.
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.
83% 986 votes
374 Airport Rd., Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Founded in 1976, Roanoke Island's aqarium is a combination of the North Carolina Marine Resources Center, Pine Knoll Shores and Fort Fisher to provide one area to inspire visitors to appreciate and conserve the North Carolina aquatic environments. Tours are provided, with outdoor programs including kayak, stan…
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.