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5 Things to do in Avon

When you visit the Outer Banks, whether you are staying on Hatteras Island or not, explore the bustling town of Avon! This charming coastal town provides ample amounts of fun activities to do for the entire crew. Dine at local restaurants, go sailing or windsurfing, and spend your day exploring the uncrowded southern beaches. If you are looking for something fun to do, use the list of our top five things to do during your vacation in Avon, NC!

Photo credits: PoHouse and Pangea Tavern


Pangea Tavern


If you are hungry for something delicious, choose to stop at one of Avon's many local restaurants for a meal that will make your mouth water! Try some of the freshest seafood at PoHouse or Pangea Tavern, or head down to Bro's Sandwich Shack for a juicy burger. It does not matter what you crave or how picky an eater is. Avon is slam-packed full of some of the best restaurants on Hatteras Island!

Hatteras Island Fishing

Avon Fishing Pier


Feel the salt air in your hair as you cast your line out into the vast blue ocean! Hatteras Island is known for its fishing. Spend a day on the Avon Fishing Pier with the family. No need to buy a license when you are on the pier. They take care of that technicality for you. Are you an avid angler or leisure fisherman? No matter your experience level Avon Fishing Pier assistants help with any questions you may have. If you find the pier a bit crowded, head down to the sand for some surf fishing. Be sure to snag your fishing license and obey all the rules and regulations of the season!


Kayaking is one of the most popular watersports on the Outer Banks because it allows you to enjoy the sound and the ocean. Kitty Hawk Kites in Avon offers a kayak for your every need. Adventure through the maritime and discover new marine life and fowl in a single kayak. If you plan to bring the whole crew along, choose to rent a double kayak. Kayak tours are also available. If you are planning to rent one, be sure to call ahead for availability. All Kitty Hawk Kites equipment rentals are first-come, first-serve.


Spend a day in the water with Hatteras Island Boardsports. Whether you are a pro surfer or just learning for the fun of it, grab a board and head out into the Atlantic! Surfing lessons are available for those just learning, go in a group or take a semi-private lesson. If you are looking for that one-on-one experience, book a private class and enjoy the open air with one of their knowledgeable trainers. Do you know how to surf and need a board? No worries, book your board online and find all the gear you need to have some fun!


Are you up for a sunset sail or cruise through the beautiful waters of Avon? Phillips BoatWorks offers whole-day, half-day, and sunset tours. Take the kids out for a fun-filled day and let the wind flow through your hair as you glide across the water with ease! Sailing on the Outer Banks is a once and lifetime experience that is sure to create an ultimate experience for your entire crew!

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Hatteras Island offers a plethora of fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy! Avon is just one small town to explore. At KEES Vacations we offer over 300 homes to choose from. It does not matter whether you are planning to stay on the northern beaches or making your way down to Hatteras Island. Check out some of our NEW to KEES homes, find your perfect oceanfront rental, or select a home in your favorite town to visit!

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