- 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
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Kids and adults love Uncle Eddy's Frozen Custard & 18-Hole Mini Golf in Buxton, North Carolina. This popular spot features a whimsical mini golf course and a huge menu of frozen treats that help players cool off after a hot game.
One of three lighthouses found in the national park of the National Seashore, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is open seasonally (late April through Columbus Day) for visitors to enjoy and climb. Rising 257 steps from the ground to the balcony, narrow stairs have tight space for two-way traffic and equates to climbing…
Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve is 1007 acre nature preserve with a diverse collection of fauna and flora. There are over 360 species of birds including peregrine falcons and bald eagles and mammals like grey foxes and river otters.
Featuring local artists, Indian Town Gallery & Gifts displays pottery, paintings, jewelry, and more in its gallery. It also hosts events where guests can meet the artists behind the artwork and take special crafting classes.
Golf and karting go hand in hand at Frisco Mini Golf & Go-Karts. This family-friendly establishment accepts new golfers until 10 PM and has clean, well maintained facilities. This destination is also an attractive choice for childrens' birthday parties.
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.