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Things To Do on The Outer Banks

Annual Events

The Outer Banks has more going on than just the beach!  Check out our list of the top annual events on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.

Family Photos

Capture the memories of your family with the beauty of the Outer Banks!  Enjoy a FREE Portrait sitting when Vacationing with Southern Shores Realty!

Parks and Recreation

A list of public and family friendly parks and reunion venues on the Outer Banks.

Mini Golf / Arcades / Movie Theaters

If you are the type of vacationer who enjoys on shore recreational activities, the following list is for you. From miniature golf to bowling center to first run movies to go cart tracks, the Outer Banks has plenty of "landlubbing" amusement activities for you and your family to enjoy.


From a quiet walking tour of a small town neighborhood or an off-road adventure to see the famous wild horses, there is plenty to do and see on the Outer Banks. The tours below make it easy to discover everything there is to know about the fascinating Outer Banks.


With perfect Atlantic wind swell, a calm sound side, and pristine beaches, the Outer Banks of North Carolina is your ultimate destination for watersports.

Family Activities

The possibilities are endless!  Besides the beautiful beach, let us be your guide to Family Friendly activities and things to do on the Outer Banks.  From free activities to family events, the Outer Banks is full of things to do for families year round.

Family Reunions

What better time to celebrate life's special occasions than when you are together on an Outer Banks vacation!?

Surf Shops, Services, & Rentals

Review the following list for services in our area providing lessons, rentals, gear, and accessories for many different sports.