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Try Something New While Visiting the Outer Banks

Try Something New While Visiting the Outer Banks

The vacation season will be here sooner than you think, so it’s time to start planning your next adventure! Most couples want to choose a destination with excellent food options, comfortable weather, and plenty of things to do. If you’re looking for all of these qualities, then the Outer Banks is the place for you! It’s a wonderful area to have a relaxing, yet eventful, vacation with your loved one. Check out some of the popular activities that guests enjoy doing while they visit!

Horseback Riding on Hatteras Island

If you’re looking for something to do during the day, consider horseback riding on the beach for a romantic date. At Equine Adventures, you can surround yourself with breathtaking views while horseback riding along the south end of Hatteras Island. If you’re not an experienced rider, that’s alright! Each 2-hour ride is guided by an instructor who can tailor your journey based on your comfort level.

Visit Roanoke Island Festival Park

Roanoke Island Festival Park is a great historical site to explore. You can experience first-hand how the first time English settlers lived and worked on Roanoke Island. Plus, there are fantastic hands-on history lessons at the Adventure Museum and American Indian Town. If you enjoy learning about history, you should check out Roanoke Island Festival Park. Who knows, you may even run into one of the historic costumed interpreters that are featured around the park.

If history isn’t your forte, Roanoke Island Festival Park is also an excellent venue for concerts, events, and weddings. The park is in a stunning location with an indoor theater and outdoor waterfront pavilion! There is plenty for you and your loved one to check out while you’re here. 

Explore the North Carolina Aquarium

Embrace your inner child while you visit the North Carolina Aquarium! Your visit is an excellent opportunity to learn about the sea creatures that live in the waters surrounding the Outer Banks. The aquarium sections into exhibits that each focus on a specific area of the Outer Banks or local maritime culture. Plus, you can gently touch animals like horseshoe crabs, white-spotted bamboo sharks, and stingrays!

While you’re planning your next adventure, you’re going to need to make sure you have a relaxing place to stay. At the Island House of Wanchese B&B, we will make sure you and your loved one have a comfortable and fun-filled stay! Call us today at 252-473-5619 to learn more! 

Top Restaurants in Roanoke Island

Top Restaurants in Roanoke Island

From the scenic views to the community that lives here, there are so many reasons to love Roanoke Island. But another huge feature of this charming town is its restaurant scene, which, each year, grows more vibrant and diverse, featuring some of the best foods around! Here are a few of the best restaurants to… Continue Reading

Top 5 Things to Do on Roanoke Island

Top 5 Things to Do on Roanoke Island

Thinking of planning a vacation to Roanoke Island? You should—there’s a ton to do here! Let us make the planning even easier. Here are five of the top things to do on Roanoke Island! Jockey’s Ridge State Park Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head, North Carolina is full of fun outdoor activities to partake… Continue Reading