Corolla and Outer Banks
OBX- Things To Do

Piers

Avalon Pier...(mile post 6).................................................252-441-7494  
Nags Head Fishing Pier...(mile post 12).......................................441-5141  
Jeanette's Pier...(mile post 16.5)..............................................441-6116  
Outer Banks Fishing Pier...(mile post 18.5)..................................441-5740  
Surf fishing anywhere on beach
[ Croaker, blues, spanish mackeral, spot, pigfish, mullet, drum ]




For Off-shore Fishing Information:
[Call ahead of time to make sure the boats went out, then be there at 3:30 to
see what they caught]
Oregon Inlet Fishing Center............................................252-441-6301  
Pirate's Cove Marina............................................................473-3906  
Outer Banks Sport Fishing Report...........................................473-1348  

Golf   
The Carolina Club-Grandy......................................................453-3588  
The Currituck Club-Corolla....................................................453-9400  
The Point Golf Club-Powell's Point...........................................491-8388  
Goose Creek Golf  Country Club-Grandy....................................453-4008  
Seascape Golf Course, Kitty Hawk............................................261-2157  
Nags Head Golf Links, Village at Nags Head.................................441-8073  

Tennis  

Sanderling Inn Health Club, $15 - indoor pool.............................449-6656
Sanderling Spa packages   .....................................................261-7744
Pine Island Racquet Club, north of Duck....................................453-8525  
Ocean Sands Section D Private.......................................one block North  

Outer Banks Attractions:

Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education:. Recommend
A Wildlife Education Center in Corolla approx 3 miles North on the sound between the Whalehead Club and Currituck Beach Lighthouse offers great educational programs all year long that
focus on the theme of exploring coastal North Carolina’s natural history and heritage. The daily free programs teach participants about such topics as birding, sound ecology, ocean
ecology, animal tracking, orienteering, sea turtles, fishing and much more. Advanced registration is required for all programs. Exhibits focus on conservation, waterfowl and hunting
heritage, natural history, local heritage, ecology and fishing. The Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but closed on Sundays. ............... (252) 453-0221

Wright Brothers national Memorial Visitor Center:  Recommend
A full-scale reproduction of the original plan, information, exhibits and more are on display.  Open year round.  Small admission fee.....................................................441-7430

Jockey's Ridge State Park:  Recommend
Located in Nags Head off Hwy.  158.  Highest standing sand dunes on the east coast...................................................................................................................441-7132  

OBX Welcome Center:   
Milepost 1.5 at Kitty Hawk.  Intersection has a wealth of information on area attractions including lighthouse national seashore and more.......................800-BY-THE-SEA or 473-2138  

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site:   
In 1585 Sir Walter Raleigh's explorers and colonists established their settlement here.  Virginia Dare was the first child of English parents born in America before the colony's mysterious
disappearance.  Open year round  ................................................................................................................................................................................... 473-5772  

The Lost Colony:   
Paul Green's symphonic outdoor drama tells the story of America's first settlement-an unsolved historical mystery.  Presently nightly, except Saturday at Waterside Theater at for Raleigh
mid-June through August. Admission Fee ...........................................................................................................................................................................473-3414  

Elizabethan Gardens:   
Located at Fort Raleigh commemorates Queen Elizabeth and The Lost Colony.  Incredible herb garden, wildflowers, trees, plants and priceless pieces of antique statuary.  Open mid-March
through November, Admission fee ...................................................................................................................................................................................473-3234  

Elizabeth II State Historic Site:   
This sailing vessel is representative of a 16th century vessel that brought England's first New Work colonists to Roanoke Island.  Admission fee ...................................... 473-1144  

Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum:  Recommend
Located in Corolla.................................453-4939  






















Roanoke Island Festival Park:   
Home of Elizabeth II, is a history, education, and cultural arts complex that celebrates the story of the biggest little island in American history.  Through living history interpretation, a
maze of interactive exhibits, a motion picture, and a variety of visual and performing arts programs, visitors explore the evolution of Roanoke Island and Outer Banks from the late 16th
century to the early 20th century.  Opposite the Manteo Waterfront.  24-hour events line:  ................................................................................................ (252)-475-1506  

Chicamicomico Life Saving Station:  
This well-known Outer Banks landmark was built in 1874 and is now being restored.  See display at the visitor center recounting the station crews' daring rescues.  Visitor center is open
may through October on Tuesday-Saturday from 11am to 5pm.  A beach apparatus drill is held during the summer months on Thursdays at 2pm.  NC Route 12, Rodanthe.  
No admission fee, but donations are needed for restoration work.   .......................................................................................................................................  987-1552  

North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island:  Recommend but it's an hour+ drive South
The newly renovated, 68,000-square foot aquarium features a deep ocean tank complete with fish, sharks and turtle as well as a natural habitat area with river otters, alligators, snakes
and more.  Summer hours 9am-7pm; winter hours 9am-5pm.  Located at 374 Airport Road on Roanoke Island. ................................................................................. 473-3494  

Whalehead Club:  
Currituck County now owns this grand 70-year-old hunt club in the village of Corolla.  It will house the Currituck Wildlife Museum when restoration work is complete.  In the meantime,
tours of the partially restored and furnished rooms are available during summer months.  Admissions fee is used for restoration work.   ................................................. 453-9040  

Bodie Island Lighthouse:   
This lighthouse in the Cape Hatteras national Seashore was complete in 1848.  The tower is not open to the public, but during summer, the restored keeper's quarters serve as a visitor
center.  Located off NC Route 12, south of Nags Head.  No admission fee ..................................................................................................................................  473-2111  

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse:  
100 miles south of Ocean Sands.  There are 268 steps to the top of the nation's tallest brick lighthouse.  The lighthouse has been relocated ............................................ 995-4474

Corolla Wedding Information:
Corolla is a great place to have a wedding.

Corolla Wild Horses:  Recommend 6 miles North, tours or your own 4 wheel drive vehicle
These horses are descendants of Spanish Mustangs brought here by early explorers.  In 2010 the North Carolina General Assembly designated the Colonial Spanish Mustang as the official
state horse. This is well worth the price of a tour or driving on your own, just keep in mind these are wild horses.
Corolla Sound
Whalehead Hunting Lodge
Plus Four
Wheelin on the
Beach 5 miles
North of the
lighthouse
47 lb Drum
Section D
Ocean Sands
About 6 miles
North is the  
Corolla
Lighthouse
Outer Banks surf fishing - Drum
Corolla Light House
Corolla Light House
Outer Banks wild life - Deer behind Kelly's Beach Retreat
Twins seen from the back deck
Whalehead Hunting Lodge
Corolla Nature Museum
Kelly's Beach Retreat
Currituck Sound Sunset from Corolla