Stop dreaming of the warm, sunny days of summer and start planning! Now is the perfect time to book that Outer Banks summer stay.
Looking for some ideas to build out your Outer Banks vacation itinerary? KEES has put together a list below to give you a head start.
The Outer Banks are known for their beautiful beaches, which are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, playing in the sand, and just relaxing with friends and family.
The Outer Banks are home to a variety of fish, including red drum, striped bass, and bluefish. You can fish from the beach, from a pier, or from a boat.
There are several boat tour companies that offer a variety of different trips, including dolphin-watching tours and sunset cruises.
The Outer Banks have many waterways that are perfect for kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding. Exploring by water can give you a different perspective of the area.
There are a few local surf schools that offer lessons for the whole family both private and general public classes.
There are several stables on the Outer Banks that offer horseback riding lessons and guided trail rides.
There are several mini golf courses on the Outer Banks that offer a fun activity for the whole family.
The Outer Banks region has several golf courses. Golfers can choose from a variety of courses in the area, ranging from scenic links-style courses to challenging inland layouts.
The Outer Banks have many unique shops and boutiques, where you can find souvenirs, gifts, and local artisanal products.
The Outer Banks have a thriving food scene, with many restaurants serving fresh seafood, BBQ, and other local specialties.
The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is an iconic landmark on the Outer Banks. You can take a tour of the lighthouse and learn about its history.
The Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills commemorates the Wright brothers' first powered flight. You can learn about the history of flight and see a replica of the Wright brothers' airplane.
The Outer Banks History Center in Manteo is a museum that tells the story of the Outer Banks, from its Native American history to the present day.
The Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo is a 10-acre public garden that features a variety of plants, flowers, and trees, as well as a replica of an Elizabethan knot garden.
The Bodie Island Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse located in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. You can take a tour of the lighthouse and climb to the top for a panoramic view of the area.
The Whalehead Club in Corolla is a historic mansion that was built in the 1920s as a hunting club. You can tour the mansion and learn about its history.
The Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum located on Hatteras Island, is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich maritime history of the region, which includes more than 2,000 shipwrecks that have occurred off the coast of North Carolina.