Nags Head Things To Do

Nags Head things to do are endless. It's a recreation wonderland that stretches from beneath the sea into the heavens. Whether you’re an amateur or professional adventurer, you’ll discover plenty of Nags Head things to do to satisfy you and the experts and equipment to make your pick a pleasurable and safe one.

For Nags Head recreation, try snorkeling famous shipwrecks, sailing sound waters, surfing rolling seas or soaring over Jockey’s Ridge in a hang glider. Witness wildlife through dolphin watches or by wetting a fishing line. Nags Head has a stem to stern bike path that runs along the Beach Road (N.C. Highway 12) from MP 10 to MP 21. Nags Head recreation might also be taking the Nags Head Walking Tour and learning about the original 13 cottages built for summering over.

Natural wonders top the list for Nags Head things to do. The beach is the main entree with soundside bathing and treks to Jockey's Ridge as exciting side dishes. Explore Nags Head by foot, bicycle, watercraft or plane for a complete view of the fragile ecosystem.

Family fun and kiddy thrills range from arcade extravaganzas, a summer carnival, climbing adventure park and disco bowling blasts to go-kart races and rounds of golf or mini-golf. Enjoy an outdoor family movie on the soundside or become a karaoke star. Inside fun or outdoor Nags Head recreation adventures await in this vacation haven.

Remember: Locals refer to N.C. Highway 12 (aka Virginia Dare Trail) as the Beach Road and U.S. Highway 158 (aka Croatan Highway) as The Bypass.

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