- Our list of the best things to do in Manteo, North Carolina, features the top 99 nearby activities — including 50 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Manteo, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Tours.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Manteo, NC , followed by 73 popular activities in nearby cities, including Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Duck, Rodanthe and Ocracoke
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.
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408 Queen Elizabeth Ave., Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Ahoy, mateys! Let your inner pirate out on this themed cruise, located on Roanoke Island. Mainly for kids, step aboard the Sea Gypsy for your transformation into a pirate, complete with clothing, fake tattooes, and face paint. Seek the sunken treasure and battle with enemy pirates attempting to beat you to the …
Island Farm, located on Roanoke Island in Manteo, North Carolina, is a living history site that interprets everyday life in the mid-nineteenth century. A farmhouse, cookhouse and smokehouse are some of the period buildings featured at the site.
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380 Queen Elizabeth Ave, Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Sail the Outer Banks-Private Sails aboard a 41-foot Gulfstar sailboat. The boat leaves the Manteo Waterfront for three-hour rides throughout the day, including during sunset, and those on the boat can even learn to sail.
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.
The Outer Banks Visitor Center offers visitors an opportunity to learn more about the Outer Banks communities of Avon, Buxton, Duck, Frisco, Hatteras, Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Manteo, Nags Head, Wanchese, Waves, Salvo, and Southern Shores. Visitors can also learn more about things to do in the area.
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.
The mystique of Roanoke Island's Lost Colony comes to life in a special live performance examining what could have happened to Sir Walter Raleigh's first American colony. Disappearing without a trace, the mystery of the Lost Colony is fascinating, which is the reason behind the Hsitorical Association's engaging…