If family is an important part of your spring vacation, then you need to hit the North Carolina coast. Our beautiful region is full of activities, nature, history, and of course, plenty of sand. So, how will you make the most of your Outer Banks spring break getaway? Keep reading to discover some of our favorite ways to spend a trip here!
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Outer Banks Spring Break Ideas
Beaches to Enjoy
There’s no doubt that the top attraction in the Outer Banks is the sprawling beaches that line the stunning coastline. These delightful stretches of sand provide an incredible playground for both adults and kids when the weather is warm. You and your family can spend a spring break adventure in the Outer Banks building sandcastles, playing in the waves, and so much more on our beautiful beaches. Check out a few of our favorites near Roanoke Island below!
History to Uncover
The North Carolina coast is full of history. The mystery-shrouded first attempted English settlement on Roanoke Island, tales of swashbuckling pirate’s roaming the inlets and waterways, and the first recorded flight are just a few of the exciting pieces of history you can discover during spring break in the Outer Banks.
- Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
- Wright Brothers National Memorial
- Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
- Roanoke Island Festival Park
Nature to Explore
The Outer Banks has more to offer than just beautiful beaches. Towering dunes in Nags Head, a gorgeous manicured garden on Roanoke Island, and a wildlife refuge packed with bears, wolves, and other unique wildlife provide fantastic ways to enjoy a different kind of spring break experience in the Outer Banks. Check out a few of them below!
Outdoor Activities to Try
If you love to try new and exciting adventures, the Outer Banks is for you. Family activities like kayaking the stunning shores of Roanoke Sound are great ways to kick off your spring break trip, but if you want to experience adrenaline-pumping action, there is plenty to choose from. You’ll find an array of excellent surf spots along the coast, in addition, to hang gliding opportunities in Jockey’s Ridge State Park.
There are tons of other ways to enjoy your spring break trip to the Outer Banks! Check out our blog for more information and ideas on how to make the most of your adventure.
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