Local Attractions

Many excellent cultural and historic family activities nearby! Duck Kitty Hawk Kill Devil Hills obx resort inn

Nearby are many great shops, restaurants, and nightlife. For those who are more adventurous, please see activities below that take advantage of the beautiful ocean, sound, and more!

The Albemarle Sound provides many great water activities (sailing, boating, jet skiing, fishing, etc.). Or enjoy hang gliding at Jockey’s Ridge, parasailing, 4 wheel driving in Corolla, and more. Many excellent cultural and historic family activities nearby!


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    There are many excellent Links and Greens courses in the Kill Devil Hills/ Nags Head/ Kitty Hawk area of the Outer Banks, all within a short drive from the motel.


    Jet skiing, parasailing, boating, windsurfing, surfing, and sailing are available on the beautiful Albemarle Sound. Also enjoy Surfboard, boogie board, and kayak rentals for use in the Atlantic Ocean.


    Oceanside piers and the Albemarle Sound offer many excellent fishing and crabbing locations. We have fish cleaning facilities on site. For live view, click: Avalon Fishing Pier

    Check out this site for some of the local fishing information obxfishing.com

    Outer Banks Motor Lodge recommends the twstackle.com for all your fishing supply needs.

Located in Manteo, just 12 miles away. HISTORIC ROANOKE ISLAND

Roanoke Island Festival Park

A 27-acre North Carolina State Site and cultural center, is a celebration of history, education and the arts. The island was a starting point for English Colonization in The New World whose settlers arrived under Sir Walter Raleigh’s sponsorship from 1584-1587. Adventure museum, art gallery, film theater, Elizabeth II (a replica 16th century sailing vessel) and more.

The Lost Colony Outdoor Drama

America's oldest outdoor drama, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paul Green, tells the story of "The Lost Colony," an unsolved historical mystery. The show is presented nightly, except Sundays, at 8:30 p.m., from early June to late August. Location: Off Hwy. 64/264, Roanoke Island.

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island: See many fish species, including sharks, sting rays, sea turtles, electric eels in all types of habitats. See a replica of the USS Monitor.

Elizabethan Gardens

Historic gardens are nearby. Located next to Fort Raleigh, the gardens are a living memorial to Queen Elizabeth and Sir Walter Raleigh's "lost colonists." The gardens feature a sunken floral garden and herb, wildflower and rose gardens that surround priceless pieces of antique statuary. Location: Off Hwy. 64/264, north end of Roanoke Island.

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Free. A visitor’s center, interpretive programs and nature trail are open to the public at the site of Sir Walter Raleigh’s ill-fated attempts of settlement in 1585.

Jockey’s Ridge State Park At MP 12.5 in Nags Head. A 426-acre park with the largest natural sand dune on the East Coast. Hang gliding, kite flying, hiking all available. Just 3 miles from the OBX Motor Lodge.

Wright Brothers Memorial

Is located nearby at Milepost 8, just a quick drive (or bike ride) from the motel. National Monument and museum. This is where Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first powered airplane flight, on December 17, 1903. The Visitor Center has a full-scale replica of original plane, the "Wright Flyer," as well as talks on the history of the Wright Brothers, various information services, and exhibits. Location: US 158 Bypass, Milepost 8, Kill Devil Hills. Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm.

Closed for 2022, re-open Spring 2023 Have a Happy and Healthy Holiday Season