Nags Head Things To Do

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Causeway Watersports

7649 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head/Manteo Causeway
Nags Head
(252) 441-8875
Nags Head Thing To Do

Whether you enjoy the thrill of parasailing, the excitement of a Waverunner or a quieter dolphin tour, it's waiting for you at Causeway Watersports. This adventure mecca is on the Nags Head/Manteo Causeway (look for the 30-foot observation tower near Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe). They offer Jet Ski rentals too. Starting in 2019, they're offering pontoon boat rentals, as well as tubing, kayaking and paddle... read more

Whether you enjoy the thrill of parasailing, the excitement of a Waverunner or a quieter... read more

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Cavalier Surf Shop

4324 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 13.5
Nags Head
(252) 441-7349
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One of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, Cavalier is a family-run operation and is known for providing great customer service in sales and rentals. You can buy or rent hard or soft-top surfboards, bodyboards, skimboards and wetsuits. They also offer private or group surfing lessons with a focus on safety and surfing etiquette. Lessons last 90 minutes and include your board. Lessons... read more

One of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, Cavalier is a family-run operation... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

3933 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 12.5
Nags Head
(252) 449-2210
Nags Head Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With more than 10 retail locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites boasts an impressive selection of kites, flags and spinners, toys, apparel, gifts and games on the Outer Banks. Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun outdoor goodies... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With more than... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites Whalebone Watersports

7517 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head/Manteo Causeway
Nags Head
(252) 441-4124
Nags Head Thing To Do
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites' Whalebone Watersports location offers dolphin-watch tours, kite boarding, Jet ski rentals and standup paddleboard rentals – some of the most sought-after Outer Banks activities. In addition, kayak eco-tours and rentals are available, including a moonlight and bioluminescence tour. If you’ve never seen these glowing organisms, you owe yourself this experience!

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Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

3933 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 12.5
Nags Head
(252) 441-6800
Nags Head Thing To Do

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer, from the wind to waves to flat water adventures. At Kitty Hawk Surf Co., you can find a huge selection of new and used kayaks, kayaking gear and equipment, stand up paddleboards, surfboards, Zap skim boards, wetsuits and more. You can also... read more

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to... read more

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OBX Bowling

200 Satterfield Landing Road
The Bypass, MP 10.5
Nags Head
(252) 255-1187
Nags Head Thing To Do

Bowl, rent shoes, book parties and play billiards at OBX Bowling. Enjoy their arcade with classic games like skee ball, air hockey, Deal or No Deal and much more. There are automatic bumpers on the bowling lanes for the kids age 11 and younger. Try your hand at glowing disco bowling under neon lights on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Group rates are available upon... read more

Bowl, rent shoes, book parties and play billiards at OBX Bowling. Enjoy their arcade with... read more

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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

8770 Oregon Inlet Road
off N.C. Highway 12
Nags Head
(252) 441-6301
Nags Head Thing To Do

It's all about making fishing memories at this legendary Outer Banks marina. A fleet of 48 boats offers a variety of fishing excursions at Oregon Inlet Fishing Center year round (weather permitting). Nearshore, inshore vessels offer half-day or full-day trips, while the headboat offers a choice of morning or afternoon inlet/sound fishing. Offshore vessels travel to the Gulf Stream, where anglers enjoy a full day on... read more

It's all about making fishing memories at this legendary Outer Banks marina. A fleet of... read more

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Outer Banks Family YMCA

3000 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 11
Nags Head
(252) 449-8897
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This 28,000-square-foot facility offers a 25-meter indoor lap pool and a wellness center with state-of-the-art weight and cardio equipment. You'll enjoy more than 80 group exercise classes including TRX, cycle, yoga, Barre, Zumba and more. Aquatic classes are also available, and you'll find racquetball courts and a full-court gymnasium for pickleball, basketball, soccer and volleyball. After your workout, enjoy the dry saunas and hot tub.... read more

This 28,000-square-foot facility offers a 25-meter indoor lap pool and a wellness center with state-of-the-art... read more

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Outer Banks Family YMCA Water Park

3000 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 11
Nags Head
(252) 449-8897
Nags Head Thing To Do

Jump into some fun at the Outer Banks Family YMCA’s outdoor water park. It’s fun for the whole family with two pools that have something to offer everyone. The lower pool has water cannons and other water toys, two dedicated 25-yard lap lanes, a water slide and a zero entry that makes it easy for younger children to get in the water and play. For... read more

Jump into some fun at the Outer Banks Family YMCA’s outdoor water park. It’s fun... read more

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Outer Banks Sporting Events

2234 S. Lark Avenue
Nags Head
(252) 255-6273
Nags Head Thing To Do

Outer Banks Sporting Events is an event-planning nonprofit that organizes multiple fitness events throughout the year. One hundred percent of the net proceeds of these events supports two Outer Banks nonprofits – Outer Banks Relief Foundation and Dare Education Foundation – and this is why the slogan of Outer Banks Sporting Events is Run for a Reason. Outer Banks Sporting Events hosts races:... read more

Outer Banks Sporting Events is an event-planning nonprofit that organizes multiple fitness events... read more

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Outer Banks Sports Club

2423 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 10
Nags Head
(252) 441-8361
Nags Head Thing To Do

This gym is filled with all the latest cross-training and weight machines including Nautilus, Hammer Strength, Flex, Star Trac, Life Fitness, free weights and more. Plus they have an upstairs area devoted to treadmills and elliptical machines – no jockeying for equipment here! They also have a great aerobics room where you can take HIIT, yoga, spinning and other classes. Personal training, tanning and massage... read more

This gym is filled with all the latest cross-training and weight machines including Nautilus, Hammer... read more

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Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina

2000 Sailfish Drive
Nags Head/Manteo Causeway
Manteo
(252) 473-3906
(800) 367-4728

Just about every afternoon between 4 and 5 p.m., a dozen or more sport fishing boats return from the Gulf Stream to the Pirate’s Cove Marina to unload their catches of tuna, dolphin, wahoo and other deep-sea fish. If you’re interested in seeing the fish before they’re cleaned, head down to the docks and watch the mates hurl the whopping creatures onto the docks. Kids... read more

Just about every afternoon between 4 and 5 p.m., a dozen or more sport fishing... read more