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Map of Outer Banks NC Attractions (175+ Great Places Listed!)

Published by Carl Hedinger. Last Updated on February 29, 2024.

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This map of Outer Banks NC attractions (created with Google Maps) is a branch of the North Carolina Travel Map we’ve created for the entire state.

Map of Outer Banks NC Attractions

Our guide starts with the embedded map of Outer Banks NC and is followed by indexes of the featured OBX towns and protected lands.

Here’s how we’ve organized this guide:

  • NC Tripping’s Map of Outer Banks NC (via Google Maps)
  • Outer Banks NC Map Attractions Listed
    • Currituck County (Corolla and More)
    • Dare County
      • Avon
      • Buxton
      • Duck
      • Frisco
      • Hatteras
      • Kill Devil Hills
      • Kitty Hawk
      • Manteo
      • Nags Head
      • Rodanthe
      • Salvo
      • Southern Shores
      • Waves
    • Cape Hatteras National Seashore NC Beach Map Attractions Listed
    • Ocracoke
    • Cape Lookout National Seashore NC Beach Map Attractions Listed

Many of these locations are linked to individual North Carolina travel guides we’ve created.

Read More: 100+ Unique Things to Do in North Carolina

NC Tripping’s Outer Banks NC Map of Attractions

Here is the embedded Outer Banks NC Map created via Google Maps.

Open Map of Outer Banks NC in Google Maps

Outer Banks NC Map Attractions Listed

Outer Banks Sunrise Duck NC Beach

These locations were included in our map of the Outer Banks NC and many of them link to individual travel guides. They are also included in the following guides:

Read More: 30+ Amazing NC Coastal Towns (+ Things to Do in Each One!)

Currituck County

Historic Corolla Village

Corolla sits at the northern end of The Outer Banks and is a bit more isolated than other towns. You’ll find more oceanfront mansions, gated communities, and wide-open beaches here.

  • Arcade Mania (Corolla)
  • Back Beach Wild Horse Tours (Corolla)
  • Back Country Safari Tours (Corolla)
  • The Carolina Club (Grandy)
  • Coastal Explorations (Corolla)
  • Corolla Adventure Golf and Bumper Cars
  • Corolla Adventure Park
  • Corolla Cantina
  • Corolla Raceway
  • Corolla Surf Shop
  • Corolla Watersports
  • Corolla Wild Horse Fund
  • Corolla Wild Horse Museum
  • Corolla Wild Horse Tours
  • Corolla Yoga
  • Currituck Beach Lighthouse (Corolla)

Read More: 7 Awesome Coastal NC Lighthouses (+ How to Visit Them All!)

  • Currituck Banks Reserve
  • The Currituck Club (Corolla)
  • Flippers Convenience and Arcade (Grandy)
  • The Grass Course (Corolla)
  • H2OBX Waterpark
  • Historic Corolla Park
  • Kitty Hawk Surf Co (Corolla)
  • Lighthouse Bagels (Corolla)
  • Monterey Plaza (Corolla)
  • North Banks Restaurant and Raw Bar (Corolla)
  • North Beach Watersports (Corolla)
  • Outer Banks Boil Company (Corolla)
  • Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
  • Outer Banks West / Currituck Sound KOA Holiday (Coinjock)
  • Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary (Corolla)
  • Pirate Island Golf & Corolla Arcade
  • Timbuck II Shopping Village (Corolla)
  • Weeping Radish (Grandy)
  • Whalehead (Corolla)
  • Wild Horse Adventure Tours (Corolla)

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Dare County

Duck NC Outer Banks Sunsets

Dare County spans from Duck to the southern end of Hatteras Island. Our map of Outer Banks NC attractions also includes the coastal gateway town of Manteo.

  • Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge (Dare and Hyde Counties)
  • Kitty Hawk Kites (Multiple Locations)


  • Hatteras Island Boardsports
  • Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom
  • Little Kinnakeet Life Saving Station
  • Lotsofpaws Barkery and Boutique
  • Pangea Tavern


  • Buxton Munch
  • Buxton Village Books
  • Buxton Woods Trail
  • Orange Blossom Bakery


  • AQUA Spa
  • The Cottage Shop
  • Cravings
  • Donuts on a Stick
  • Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Books
  • Duck Donuts (Original)
  • Duck Pizza
  • Duck Town Park (and Boardwalk)
  • Duck Village Outfitters
  • Growlers to Go Craft Beer
  • Island Book Store
  • Nags Head Hammocks
  • NC Coast and Grill
  • Nor’ Banks Sailing & Watersports
  • Osprey Landing Sound Front Shops
  • Red Sky Cafe
  • The Roadside Bar & Grill
  • Sanderling Resort
  • Scarborough Faire Shopping Village
  • Sunset Grille
  • Tulio’s Bakery
  • The Village Cafe and Tavern
  • Village Yoga
  • The Waterfront Shops

Read More: 20 Great Things to Do in Duck (for Your Best Vacation!)


  • Frisco Mini Golf and Go-Karts
  • Frisco Native American Museum
  • Red Drum Pottery and Coffee

Hatteras Village

  • Family Water Adventures
  • Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
  • Sea Breeze Trail through the Hatteras Village Park
  • Seaworthy Gallery

Kill Devil Hills

  • Avalon Pier
  • Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar
  • Destination Fun Zone
  • Eight Street Beach Access
  • Food Dude’s Kitchen
  • Goombays
  • KDH Cooperative Gallery & Studios
  • Kill Devil Grill
  • Lost Treasure Golf
  • Mama Kwans Tiki Bar and Grill
  • Nags Head Hammocks
  • Nags Head Public Pier
  • Nags Head Woods Preserve
  • OBX Pontoon Man
  • Ocean Bay Beach Access
  • Outer Banks Brewing Station
  • Paradise Golf & Arcade
  • Swells’a Brewing
  • Wright Brothers National Memorial

Kitty Hawk

  • Barrier Island Bagels
  • Black Pelican Oceanfront Restaurant
  • Growlers to Go Craft Beer
  • I Got Your Crabs
  • Island Book Store
  • Kitty Hawk Pier
  • Kitty Hawk Surf Co
  • Kitty Hawk Woods
  • OBX Trio
  • Roanoke Island Artisans
  • Rundown Cafe
  • Sea Scape Golf Course
  • Stack’em High Pancakes and So Forth
  • Turf’s Up OBX


  • Blue Water Grill & Raw Bar
  • Captain Johnny’s Dolphin Tours
  • The Christmas Shop & General Store
  • Crystal Dawn Head Boat Fishing and Evening Cruises
  • Elizabethan Gardens
  • Fort Raleigh
  • Island Farm
  • Jumpmasters Trampoline Park
  • Lost Colony
  • Lost Colony Brewery
  • The Mother Vine
  • NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island
  • OBX Distilling
  • Ortega’z
  • Poor Richard’s Sandwich Shop
  • Risky Business Shrimping & Crabbing Charters
  • Roanoke Island Festival Park
  • Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
  • Silver Bonsai Gallery

Read More: 7 Wonderful Aquariums in North Carolina and How to Visit them All!

Nags Head

  • Biscuits ‘n Porn
  • First Flight Adventure Park
  • Galaxy Golf
  • Jennette’s Pier
  • Jockey’s Ridge State Park
  • Jurassic Putt
  • Melvin R Daniels Bridge
  • Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant
  • Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf
  • Nags Head Dolphin Watch Tours
  • Nags Head Fishing Pier
  • OBX Bowling
  • OBX Laser Tag
  • Outer Banks Fishing Pier
  • Seagreen Gallery
  • Tale of the Whale
  • Tortugas’ Lie
  • Waverider’s Coffee, Deli, & Pub


  • Bonner Bridge Pier
  • Cape Hatteras / Outer Banks KOA Resort
  • Hatteras Island Fishing Pier
  • Rodanthe Pier Place


  • Duck Village Outfitters

Southern Shores

  • Duck Woods Country Club
  • OB-Xscape Rooms

Read More: Eastern North Carolina (and 100+ Awesome Places to Visit)


  • Paradise Dolphin Cruises


  • Hatteras Island Surf & Sailing Rentals

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Bodie Island Lighthouse trail

Protecting 70 miles of pristine Outer Banks shoreline, Cape Hatteras National Seashore was the first protected seashore in the United States!

This national parks unit includes the barrier islands of Bodie, Hatteras, and parts of Ocracoke.

Visit the islands’ historic lighthouses or hop on these Outer Banks hiking trails for some of the best birding and wildlife viewing in North Carolina!

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Ocracoke Island

Ocracoke Lighthouse Outer Banks NC

The relative seclusion makes Ocracoke Island’s pristine beaches and untouched maritime forests even more special. There are plenty of things to do on Ocracoke Island beyond the beach, though, with these attractions included on our Outer Banks NC map:

  • 1718 Brewing
  • Blackbeard’s Lodge
  • Books to Be Red
  • Dajio
  • Eduardo’s Ocracoke
  • The Flying Melon Cafe
  • Hammock Hills Nature Trail
  • Helios’ Hideaway
  • Howard’s Pub & Raw Bar
  • Jason’s
  • Lifeguarded Beach
  • National Parks Service Campground
  • Ocracoke Coffee Company
  • Ocracoke Ferry Terminal
  • Ocracoke Ice Cream and Fudge
  • Ocracoke Island Golf Carts
  • Ocracoke Lighthouse
  • Ocracoke North Ferry Terminal
  • Ocracoke Oyster Company
  • Ocracoke Pony Pen
  • Ocracoke Preservation Society Museum
  • Ocracoke Seafood
  • Plum Pointe Kitchen
  • The Pony Island Inn
  • Pony Island Restaurant
  • The Slushy Stand
  • Smacnally’s Waterfront Bar and Grill
  • Springer’s Point Nature Preserve
  • Tradewinds Tackle Shop
  • Zillie’s Island Pantry

Read More: 15 Tasty Ocracoke Island Restaurants (Best of the Village!)

Cape Lookout National Seashore

Things to Do in the Outer Banks NC Shackleford Banks Cape Lookout National Seashore

Cape Lookout National Seashore is a 56-mile stretch of beaches and barrier islands. Of our national parks in North Carolina, this is the only one requiring a boat ride to reach.

These places in Cape Lookout feature in our NC Outer Banks map:

Read More: How to See Outer Banks Wild Horses

Anything to Add to Our Map of Outer Banks NC Attractions?

This map of the Outer Banks NC is the product of our years living here and traveling throughout the state. Of course, we understand if a spot or two was missed.

If you know of a great place to include in this map, please let us know in the comments section or by email.

Also, you’re always welcome to share your favorite places in our North Carolina Travel Facebook Group.

Travel Guides Beyond the Outer Banks NC Map

Before you share your thoughts and adventures, we’ve created some travel guides that go even deeper than this NC Outer Banks map.

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