- Our list of the best things to do in Outer Banks, North Carolina, features the top 37 nearby activities — including 16 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Outer Banks, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Water Activities, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 0 things to do within the city of Outer Banks, NC , followed by 37 popular activities in nearby cities, including Avon, Frisco, Buxton, Rodanthe, Nags Head and Salvo
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83% 6 votes
27130 Nc 12 Highway, Salvo, NC 27972 MoreLess Info
Visitors can explore the bay with a variety of water sport vehicles at Hatteras Watersports Salvo. Boats, kayaks, and jet skis are available for rent. There is also a picnic area and volleyball court.
95% 39 votes
Salvo, NC MoreLess Info
Salvo Beach, located along the sandy beaches. is a small town. Visitors find opportunities to kite board, wind surf, canoe, and enjoy nature, along with the opportunity to visit the Pea Island Art Gallery.
89% 27 votes
24502 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968 MoreLess Info
For those wanting to master the combination of wind energy and surfing, a wide range of kiteboarding lesson options are available through Kitty Hawks Kites Kiteboarding School. Instructors are available for all levels, and equipment is provided.
75% 64 votes
24251 Atlantic Drive, Rodanthe, NC 27968 MoreLess Info
At Rodanthe Pier, visitors can fish using tackle and bait. There is a shop where visitors can buy bait and rent rods. From the pier, visitors can take pictures of the house where Nights in Rodanthe was filmed.
100% 1 votes
24267 Hwy 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968 MoreLess Info
Selling a variety of beach themed items, 'Someday...by the Sea' offers guests books, candles, home decor, and more. The shop makes use of shells in its jewelry, ornaments, and hair accessories.
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.
99% 303 votes
23645 Hwy. 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968 MoreLess Info
With eight historic buildings and a knowledgeable staff, the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site and Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. Life-Saving Service. Tours are available from April through November.
- 0 votes
24170 Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968 MoreLess Info
Located close to the Oregon Inlet, Rodanthe Watersports & Campground has campsites for tents and RVs, as well as a shop to rent watersports equipment. Visitors can rent kayaks, waverunners, sailboats, surfboards, and more.
100% 30 votes
39450 North Carolina 12, Avon, NC 27915 MoreLess Info
Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of ocean adventures with Ocean Air Sports. The outfitter offers lessons for windsurfing, kiteboarding, stand up paddling, and surfing along with rentals for kayaks, jet skis, and sailboats.
100% 34 votes
39774 NC 12 Hwy, Avon, NC 27915 MoreLess Info
Housed in Avon, Kinnakeet Clay Works is a studio and showroom featuring decorative pottery by artisan Antoinette Gaskins Mattingly. Along with observing the artist at work, visitors to this gallery can also make purchases.