- 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
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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 …
Discover the history of the Outer Banks on Roanoke Island, a 25-acre living history site. Find costimed actors portraying life in America's first English settlement, located on the island in 1585. The site features a recreated 16th century ship that would have brought the colony to America; Indian Town's Coasta…
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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.
Stationed a short ways from the Gulf Stream and calling the East Coastâ€™s â€œPirateâ€™s Coveâ€ home, Haphazard Sport Fishing offers tours and charters out to local fishing grounds. Seasonal offerings including tuna, mackerel and marlin are featured along with tournaments.
Located in Manteo, North Carolina on the Outer Banks, the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse is a classic lighthouse that exhibits a white facade with black shutters and red roof. The building is a replica of an 1877 lighthouse.
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.
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100 Conservation Way, Manteo, NC 27954 MoreLess Info
Coastal North Carolina National Wildlife Refuges Gateway Visitor Center features interactive exhibits, audio-visual programs and a virtual airplane ride to simulate visits to 11 refuges and a fish hatchery. The free center includes a wildlife-related gift shop.
Multiple gardens and wooded areas are available at the Chesapeake Arboretum. The site also features two butterfly bed gardens that are not an exact home for the insects but act as a special draw for wild butterfly specimens.