- 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
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97% 1713 votes
Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC 27920 MoreLess Info
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…
96% 46 votes
46618 nc Hwy 12, Buxton, NC 27920 MoreLess Info
Fatty's Treats and Tours offers ice cream in many different flavors and with many different topics. The company also offers kayaking tours filled with information about the local environment and its history.
80% 127 votes
46860 NC Highway 12, Buxton, NC 27920 MoreLess Info
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.
100% 13 votes
PO Box 1300, Buxton, NC 27920 MoreLess Info
Led by knowledgeable local tour guides, Hatteras Tours is a business that offers sightseeing and historical tours to its guests. The tour guide discusses the local history of the area and shows many scenic sights of the island.
87% 54 votes
Buxton, NC MoreLess Info
The waters around Canadian Hole are often used for windsurfing, kiteboarding, stand-up paddle boarders and kayakers. Meanwhile land lovers enjoy stretches of white beaches, open water Pamlico Sound views, playing in the water, and beachcombing.
68% 53 votes
46375 Lighthouse Road, Buxton, NC MoreLess Info
Boots with excellent traction are essential for traversing the Buxton Woods Nature Trail in Buxton, North Carolina. The trail is very popular with bird watchers, who visit regularly to see more than 360 species that live in or pass through the Buxton Woods.
- 1 votes
46830 N Carolina 12, Buxton, NC 27953 MoreLess Info
Providing a large facility for activities, Fssenden Center often hosts fitness classes, community events, and more. Among the fitness classes that can be taken here are kickboxing, yoga, and chair-fit.
- 0 votes
Buxton, NC 27920 MoreLess Info
A surfing, skimboarding, and other water sport outfitter, Shortbus Skimboards sells a wide variety of boards, apparel, equipment, accessories, and paraphernalia. Customers can even design their own custom skim boards.
- 0 votes
47095 Buxton Back Road, Buxton, NC 27920 MoreLess Info
With spots for RV and tent camping, Island Hide-A-Way Campground offers ocean views on Hatteras Island. At the beach, visitors can converse with local fisherman and attend a fish fry.
43% 7 votes
Old Doctors Road, Frisco, NC MoreLess Info
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.