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Experience North Carolina's Outer Banks

You'll find fun for everyone in your family in the area around Manteo and Nags Head on North Carolina's Outer Banks.

Nature lovers will delight in hiking, kite flying and hang gliding at Jockey’s Ridge State Park and the chance to see up close sharks, sea turtles and other creatures that can be found in the region's waters at the N. C. Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Anglers will find world-class fishing off Jennette's Pier.

History buffs will relish the chance to explore Roanoke Island Festival Park, an interactive historic site and family attraction representing the first English settlement in America, and to watch The Lost Colony, the nation’s premier and longest-running symphonic drama that tells that same story.

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A Drama Unlike Any Other

Experience epic battles, haunting Indian dances, elegant costuming and beautiful music in the enormous stage production of the The Lost Colony that brings our nation’s oldest mystery to life.

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Step Back to the 1500s

Climb aboard the 16th Century Elizabeth II replica ship. live the life of a 16th century settler, learn more about the region’s American Indians while exploring more than 400 years of Outer Banks history at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

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