- Our list of the best things to do in Corolla, North Carolina, features the top 70 nearby activities — including 41 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Corolla, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Sights & Landmarks, Amusement, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Corolla, NC , followed by 45 popular activities in nearby cities, including Kitty Hawk, Duck, Elizabeth City, Kill Devil Hills, Virginia Beach and Chesapeake
100% 11 votes
1401 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Established in 1937, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore is a national park that is characterized by ocean currents, sea level changes, and narrow barrier islands. The park is home to wildlife such as turtles and seals.
50% 6 votes
2420 South Croatan Hwy, Milepost 10.5, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
Suitable for groups and private parties, Gearworks Laser Tag & Family Amusement Center features laser tag along with arcade games and air hockey tables. The center provides inflatable structures for younger children, scoreboards for observers and a snack bar.
Specializing in the repurposing of household items, Seagreen Gallery features many interesting art pieces. Housed in an old department store, the artists have taken soda tabs to create jewelry, and beach glass to craft stained glass mirrors and the like.
82% 2417 votes
717 General Booth Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 MoreLess Info
The primary attraction at the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center is a 300,000-gallon tank. Popular aquatic animals at the institute include sharks, barracuda, sea turtles, and otters, which are available for public viewing in addition to the numerous events and programs offered for multiple age groups.
Named for Queen Elizabeth I, the queen in power when England began its first colonization in America, the gardens are not to be missed when visiting the Outer Banks. Serving as a living memorial to the lost colony, the gardens were planted in the 1950s. What began as a modest two-acre garden grew into multiple …
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…
100% 77 votes
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.
Surfers on the Outer Banks come to the Cavalier Surf Shop on Nags Head to purchase, repair and rent equipment. Every staff member is an experienced surfer. The shop is worth a visit even for non-surfers in search of swimming suits and accessories.
99% 388 votes
308 Mediterranean Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451 MoreLess Info
Stand-up paddling for personal recreation and exercise is supported through Rudee Inlet Stand Up Paddle. Lessons for the sport, eco tours, and equipment rentals are available through the company as a way to encourage stand-up paddling in the Virginia Beach area.