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Old 03-30-2008, 10:10 AM
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We will be in Outer Banks the week of April 7, what is there to do there this time of year?
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Old 03-31-2008, 05:32 AM
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There is a post here that talks about what to do at the Outer Banks. It's called something like "Vacationing at the Outer Banks," it's on about page 4 or 5.
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Old 03-31-2008, 09:26 AM
Location: The 12th State
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Here is that thread
Vacationing at Outer Banks need some ideas

Here is some additional ideas .
Take a 4x4 beach wild horse tour
Visit the Corolla Lighthouse
Visit the Whalehead Club
Visit Corolla estuary North Carolina Reserve and view the beautiful area where fresh water and ocean mix and the wildlife in the area. Also you will go through the forest on a boardwalk.

Kill Devil Hills
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Located on the site of the Wright Brothers' first controlled powered flight in Kill Devil Hills

Nags Head
Jockey's Ridge State Park is a fascinating 420-acre park and recreational area where visitors are able to explore the highest sand dunes on the entire Atlantic coast.

Roanoke Sound Estuary
hang gliding
kite boarding

Roanoke Island

Manteo is a charming coastal village and the seat of government for Dare County. Wander along quaint streets, explore unique shops and dine on the waterfront in this delightful village, located on the eastern side of Roanoke Island. From April though December, First Friday celebrations each month provide a festival-like atmosphere with entertainment and more.

maritime museum
One of three maritime museum sites in the state, the North Carolina Maritime Museum at Manteo explores North Carolina's rich maritime history and culture.

Fort Raleigh include history and nature trails, the Waterside Theater where The Lost Colony outdoor drama is performed and the Elizabethan Gardens (only during summer months)

Featuring indoor and outdoor exhibits, hands on activities and a variety of special programs,

Cape Hatteras National Seashore Island
fishing, exploring nature, camping, boating, windsurfing, hunting

Bodie Island Lighthouse
Oregon Inlet fishing center one of the largest and most modern fishing fleet on the eastern seaboard. Great place to kayak
Pea Island refuge best areas for birding and enjoying nature.
Explore (by foot or bike is best) Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Hatteras, Frisco. Very cool small beach communities with mom & pop type shops and restaurants
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Ocracoke Island
miles of clean beaches, abundant wildlife, quaint village and connection to Blackbeard
Ocracoke village
Ocracoke lighthouse
you will have to ride a ferry to view the island

Cape Lookout Lighthouse

Tip to view some of most gorgeous sunsets be sure to be on the sound side an hour before sunset.
The best thing the Outer Banks is known for a place to relax. So turn off cell phones and dont bring a PC but do bring a GOOD BOOK , CARDS, OR BOARD GAME

Photos taken on Cape Hatteras Island
Photos of Various sunsets

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