Things To Do On Your Outer Banks NC Family Vacation

When in outer banks nc, things to do are never far away. In addition to The Lost Colony there are literally hundreds of things to do on Roanoke Island. Just a five minute drive from Nags Head this quiet refuge is a hidden gem on The Outer Banks and you should plan to spend at least one full day during your Outer Banks family vacation or plan to stay here all week! The locations listed below are far from a full listing of offerings on Roanoke, but the establishments listed here support The Lost Colony and we encourage you to support them during your stay!

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Dinner and A Show!

Pizza Hut

204 Hwy 64-264 Manteo, NC

Basnight’s Lone Cedar

Enjoy waterfront dining at this fine Outer Banks seafood restaurant located in Nags Head.


The Oasis Suites

hp-bedThe only boutique Nags Head hotel on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Built and decorated with gracious vacationing in mind. Here you’ll find 16 suites — Honeymoon, Executive, Family and Handicap Accessible — providing you with plenty of space to spread out, whether it’s just the two of you or an entire family. The rooms are beautifully appointed with leather furniture, at least two beds in most, modern kitchens, high-end bathrooms and private balconies. As appealing as our rooms are, they compete with an amazing location that is one of a kind for any Nags Head hotel. Oasis Suites directly overlook the sound and marsh on both sides, meaning you have water and sunset views that no other accommodation can offer. The Oasis Suites is minutes from the beach, historic Roanoke Island and some of the best Outer Banks restaurants.