- 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
92% 165 votes
Carolista Drive, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
The world's largest hang gliding school is the Kitty Hawk Kites Hang Gliding School in Nags Head, North Carolina. The school offers single lessons, couples' instruction and also provides lessons tailored for children.
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.
The Outer Banks beach dunes are a draw for outdoor lovers, and Jockey's Ridge State Park features the tallest sand dune on the Atlantic coastline. Facing Roanoke Sound, the 426-acre dune-filled park is popular for flying kites and watching fabulous sunsets. Hang-gliding and sandboarding are permitted, although …
Oregon Inlet Fishing Center Inc has everything for guests to have an enjoyable fishing trip. The charter boat company provides the boat and many items for purchase such as tackle, food, camping gear, etc.
Nags Head Fishing Pier is a fishing pier and seafood restaurant. The pier is suitable for walking, sightseeing, and of course, fishing. The restaurant serves several fresh seafood dishes and offers a you catch them, we cook them' service.
100% 2 votes
8901 S Old Oregon Inlet Road, Nags Head, NC 27959 MoreLess Info
Lighted and open 24 hours a day, Outer Banks Pier & Fishing Center is 600 ft and requires no fishing license. The pier house features a fully stocked tackle shop, an oceanfront grill, video games and fishing rentals.
91% 184 votes
701 W. Ocean Acres Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948 MoreLess Info
The 1,042-acre Nag Heads Woods Preserve is a National Natural Landmark with four different ecosystems on the Outer Bank. From the walking paths that wind through the preserve, visitors can see many different types of birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, and mammals.
Part of the Nags Head Woods Preserve in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, the Sweetgum Swamp Trail is an approximately one-mile nature path that meets with sand dune hills. The surrounding area is home to the bald eagle as well.