Things to Do in Nags Head

Including Things to Do in Kill Devil Hills & Things to Do in Kitty Hawk, NC

There are just so many things to do in Nags Head! So many things to do in Kill Devil Hills! So many in Kitty Hawk, NC, too! Oh where to even begin in this abundance of fun and activity?

Well, let’s start with the obvious – the beach. What comes to mind when you think of Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head? Laying out your towel on the sugar sandy beaches and playing in the rolling ocean waves are probably among the first things. But get we like to get creative with the things to do in Nags Head. Yeah, you can be in, on or below the water, but imagine soaring above it on a hang glider, parasail or aerial tour of the area.

If you’re looking for an activity that the whole family will enjoy and show off their competitive edge, try a round of miniature golf or racing in go-karts. Looking for a bigger adrenaline rush? Your heart will pound and blood with pump with 5Ks, fitness classes and other athletic things to do in Nags Head and around.

Things to Do in Nags Head Seem Endless!

I promise, between Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head, we can keep going until we have an entire list of activities that will keep you happily engaged for weeks…no, scratch that, years! Things to do in Nags Head center around the water, but this is where you'll also find hang gliding, skateboarding, and adventure park for climbing and tons of fishing. Things to do in Kill Devil Hills include a long-running comedy club, cheering on the summer league baseball team, hiking in woods, tennis courts open to the public and a 10-plex movie theater. And things to do in Kitty Hawk, NC, include golf, hiking and several top-notch fitness centers. The beach is always a place to remember the value of rest and relaxation. In between these active days, be sure to treat yourself with a rejuvenating visit to a spa or salon.

Nags Head Things To Do by Location or Category

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Kitty Hawk Kites Whalebone Watersports

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

Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

Nags Head Thing To Do
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Jockey's Ridge Crossing, Nags Head
(252) 441-6800
819 Ocean Trail, Montery Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
790 Ocean Trail, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-4999
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-8787
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
58848 Hatteras Landing, Hatteras
(252) 986-1446

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

Lost Colony

1409 National Park Drive (off U.S. Highway 64), Waterside Theatre, inside Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Manteo
(252) 473-2127
Tickets
(252) 473-6000

In July of 1587, 117 English men, women and children came ashore on Roanoke Island with the commission from Queen Elizabeth I to establish a permanent English settlement in the New World. They vanished just three years later. The only clues were “CROATOAN" carved into the surface of an abandoned structure and the letters "CRO" carved into a nearby tree. After nearly 450 years, the...read more

In July of 1587, 117 English men, women and children came ashore on Roanoke Island...read more

Miss Oregon Inlet II Head Boat

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

Looking to get out of the house and on the water? Take a fishing trip on the Miss Oregon Inlet II head boat. With the shortest drive time to fishing grounds around Oregon Inlet, they catch many different species of fish, such as spot, croaker, trout, bluefish, puppy drum, sea mullet and more, and they’re known as the “flounder pounder.” They have everything you need to fish,...read more

Looking to get out of the house and on the water? Take a fishing trip...read more

OBX Bowling

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

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

Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

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

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

Outer Banks Family YMCA

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

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 group exercise classes including 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.  Activities include summer camps for kids, wellness programs, swim lessons, youth and adult sports leagues...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

Outer Banks Family YMCA Water Park

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

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

Outer Banks Sporting Events

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

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. This organization hosts races like Running of the...read more

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

Scott Lawlor Yoga

(252) 573-9801

Scott Lawlor is a highly trained E-RYT 500 YACEP yoga teacher based on the Outer Banks. Scott is a founder and co-creator of Kind Yoga in Kill Devil Hills, where he teaches weekly hot and cool yoga classes. He also can be found on the schedule at Outer Banks Yoga in Kitty Hawk and at studios and locations all around the Outer Banks and beyond...read more

Scott Lawlor is a highly trained E-RYT 500 YACEP yoga teacher based on the Outer...read more