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 or the excitement of a Waverunner, 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 kayak and standup paddleboard rentals, Jet Ski rentals and tours, and pontoon boat rentals so you can be your own captain of a dolphin...read more

Whether you enjoy the thrill of parasailing or the excitement of a Waverunner, it's waiting...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
Nags Head Thing To Do

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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Crystal Dawn Head Boat

2000 Sailfish Drive
Docks at Pirate's Cove Marina
Manteo
(252) 473-5577
Pirate's Cove Yacht Club & Marina

Looking to get out on the water? Docked at Pirate's Cove Marina on the Nags Head/Manteo Causeway, Crystal Dawn is conveniently accessible for anyone based on the northern Outer Banks. The comfortable 65-foot double-decker boat offers head boat fishing in the sounds and around Oregon Inlet as well as a variety of fun cruises around Roanoke Island. On a head boat fishing trip you'll catch fish such...read more

Looking to get out on the water? Docked at Pirate's Cove Marina on the Nags...read more

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Fishing Unlimited

7665 S. Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head/Manteo Causeway
Nags Head
(252) 441-5028
Nags Head Thing To Do

They have it all at Fishing Unlimited, including boat rentals, rental rods and reels, bait and tackle, crabbing supplies and a crabbing pier. If you're looking to catch fresh crabs or fish for dinner, come try it here. You can cruise the waterways on one of the 23-foot or 26-foot pontoon boats and skiffs that are rented here at their Causeway location. This is an...read more

They have it all at Fishing Unlimited, including boat rentals, rental rods and reels, bait...read more

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Jennette's Pier

7223 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 16.5
Nags Head
(252) 255-1501
Nags Head Thing To Do

Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head is a star attraction on the Outer Banks, drawing anglers with its 1,000-foot-long pier or visitors who simply want to walk out and watch surfers riding the waves, passing boats, sea turtles and dolphins swimming, pelicans flying overhead and much more. From world-class fishing to educational programs and fun summer camps and programs, Jennette’s offers something for everyone. The space...read more

Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head is a star attraction on the Outer Banks, drawing anglers...read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

3933 S. Croatan Highway
The Bypass, MP 12.5, Jockey's Ridge Crossing
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 tours, kiteboarding, 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 bioluminescence tour. If you’ve never seen these glowing organisms, you owe yourself this experience!read more

Kitty Hawk Kites' Whalebone Watersports location offers dolphin tours, kiteboarding, Jet Ski rentals and standup...read more

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Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5
Jockey's Ridge Crossing
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 and 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, standup paddleboards, surfboards, Zap skim boards, wetsuits and more. You can also find top selections...read more

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

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Miss Oregon Inlet Head Boat

8770 Oregon Inlet Road
just off N.C. Highway 12, Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
Nags Head
(252) 251-4314
Oregon Inlet Fishing Center
Nags Head Thing To Do
Reservations
(877) 359-8447

Miss Oregon Inlet is the resident head boat at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, the closest marina to the renowned fishing grounds of Oregon Inlet for the northern beaches. The head boat takes two half-day inshore fishing trips and a two-hour twilight fishing cruise most days. These short trips are perfect all ages, and they offer more than fishing because on any of the trips you'll...read more

Miss Oregon Inlet is the resident head boat at the Oregon Inlet Fishing Center, the closest...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
Nags Head Thing To Do

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
Kill Devil Hills 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: Running of...read more

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