Outer Banks Travel Resources

The Outer Banks are located off the shores of North Carolina, and are commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the world. The year-round comfortable climate makes the Outer Banks a popular tourist destination in every month.

If you’re planning a trip to the Outer Banks, chances are you’re going to want to spend some time at the beach. There are miles of wonderful beaches in the Outer Banks, and there is plenty to do in the sand for both adults and children. It’s a popular family beach because the waves are typically very manageable and safe for young children. Many adults flock to the Outer Banks beaches because it’s one of the rare places where driving on the beach is allowed! Of course, you can’t drive on to every beach in the Outer Banks, and there are regulations, but there’s something very cool about taking your Jeep on to the sand.

The Outer Banks are a popular venue for watersports, too. Whether it be surfing, kite boarding or windsurfing, you can always find some adventurous souls out on the water. There’s plenty of fishing and kayak tours, too.

It’s no secret that many travel to the Outer Banks for golf trips. There are some amazing golf courses here, and many of them are right along the water. Some of the most popular and highly regarded courses are The Currituck Club, the Kilmarlic Golf Club and Nags Head Golf Links.

The Outer Banks has something for everyone. There are some fantastic restaurants here, and even better people. So use the Travel Resources below, and plan your trip today!
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Outer Banks Travel Resources

Things to do in Outer Banks

Activities

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OBX Biplanes

410 Airport Rd Manteo, NC 27954
252-216-7777
Experience the magic, romance and adventure of an open cockpit biplane ride...the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, and joy in your heart.

Skydive OBX

410 Airport Rd. Manteo, NC, 27954
252-678-5867
The spectacular scenery of our beautiful barrier island from your freefall and canopy ride will take your breath away.

Outer Banks Kiting

Outer Banks Kiting brings to you successful coaching methods developed over the years by working with the best, and fine- tuned by endless hours coaching on the water.

Attractions

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Rick's Jeep Adventures

610 Currituck Clubhouse Drive Corolla, NC 27927
252-489-4878
Rick's Jeep Adventures is the only rental company in the Outer Banks that allows you to customize the Jeep the way you like.

Jennette's Pier

7223 South Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC
252-255-1501
A record number of whales –- mostly humpbacks — were spotted off Jennette’s last winter and spring. Sightings ranged from far-off spouts to closer views of tail-slapping and other behavior. Bring binoculars or use the pier’s two telescopes.

Jockey's Ridge State Park

PO Box 592 Milepost 12 on US 158 bypass in Nags Head, Nags Head, NC 27959
252-441-7132
JOCKEY'S RIDGE is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States.

Restaurants

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Frisco Sandwich Co.

53674 Hwy 12, Frisco, NC 27936
252-995-3354
The Frisco Sandwich Co is located in the heart of Frisco, North Carolina on the south side of Hatteras Island. If you can get past the specials, we offer the best and most original wraps, sandwiches, paninis, soups, and of course whole, fried and spicy pickles!

Rusty's Surf & Turf

47355 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton, North Carolina 27920
(252) 995-4184
Bold tropical tastes and colors come together with fresh local seafood on Hatteras Island on the Outer Banks. Locals love this place, and visitors are finding it to be a standout in Buxton restaurants.Rusty’s Surf and Turf brings the bold flavors and colors of the tropics to the Hatteras Island restaurants scene. 

Dolphin Den

Milepost 55, Highway 12 in Avon, NC on Hatteras Island
252-995-7717
One of the owners of the den is a 10th generation Hatteras Islander.  We know much of the history of the island, as the family has been here since the early 1700’s.  The other owner has over 40 years in the restaurant business.  He also played pro ball for the old Baltimore Colts, so eating is his specialty.