Top 10 Things To Do, Activities and Attractions in Coquina Beach

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Top 10 Things To Do, Activities and Attractions in Coquina Beach

Jockey's Ridge State Park
Jockey's Ridge State Park
4.8 (3468 ratings)4.5 (2034 ratings)
Home of the East Coast's tallest dune, this Outer Banks park offers hang gliding, hiking & more.
300 W Carolista Dr, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
State parkNature & ParksParkGeologic Formations
Mentioned by Visit Outer Banks | OBX Vacation Guide
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"Jockey's Ridge is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States. Located in Nags Head, it is... website park hours"
Mentioned by nagsheadguide.com
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"Frames at Large offers custom framing with personal assistance in selecting color, design and style. They also sell framed seascape prints and other odds and ends. They are closed on Sundays.read more"
Jennette's Pier
Jennette's Pier
4.7 (3405 ratings)4.5 (1348 ratings)
Fishers can rent equipment & supplies at this eco-friendly pier offering fishing lessons.
7223 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
PierSights & LandmarksAquariumPiers & Boardwalks
Dowdy Park
Dowdy Park
4.8 (621 ratings)5 (7 ratings)
Popular park offering playing fields, multi-use sports courts & a unique playscape for children.
3005 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
ParkNature & Parks
Mentioned by nagsheadguide.com
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"The 5-acre Dowdy Park is a popular place for relaxation, play and entertainment. The park includes an amphitheater, green space, restrooms, a fitness trail, basketball and pickleball courts, a bocce area and an unusual playscape/playground for kids, and it's the site of local events, festivals and live music. You'll find it on the Bypass in Nags Head, next to Nags Head Elementary School on the...read more"
Mentioned by Family Destinations Guide
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"Dowdy Park, encompassing five acres, offers a myriad of recreational possibilities for its visitors of all ages. It is well-loved by families for its ADA-accessible playground."
Nags Head Fishing Pier
Nags Head Fishing Pier
4.4 (1270 ratings)4 (265 ratings)
3335 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Fishing pierSights & LandmarksBar & grillSeafood restaurantPiers & BoardwalksPoints of Interest & Landmarks
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"Piers & Boardwalks3335 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC MoreLess Info. Nags Head Fishing Pier is a fishing pier and seafood restaurant. The pier is suitable for walking, sightseeing, and of course, fishing."
Poor Richards Sandwich Shop
Poor Richards Sandwich Shop
4.6 (407 ratings)4 (9 ratings)
Veteran lunch place offering hot & cold sandwiches, plus a bar with trivia nights & live music.
305 Queen Elizabeth Street, Manteo, NC 27954, USA
Sandwich shopSights & LandmarksDeliTakeout RestaurantRestaurantHistoric Walking Areas
Mentioned by Pirate’s Cove Realty
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"Sandwiches, burgers, and wraps are the highlights on the menu at Poor Richard’s Sandwich Shop. The is one of our favorite restaurants in Manteo, North Carolina, to grab lunch. It sits in the heart of town, so you can easily walk to it if you’re staying in one of our historic cottages."
Mentioned by roanokeisland.net
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"Poor Richard's is the local meet-and-greet neighborhood sandwich shop by day and bar by night. It has two doors, one leading from the Manteo boardwalk and another off Queen Elizabeth Avenue. You can eat inside at a booth or table or sit outside on the patio right next to the water."
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Bodie Island Lighthouse
4.7 (3095 ratings)4.5 (1860 ratings)
Tall, historic, still-operating 1848 lighthouse featuring tours, scenic views & more.
8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
LighthouseSights & Landmarks
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site
Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site
4.7 (109 ratings)5 (361 ratings)
Former station & outbuildings now a museum focusing on the history & equipment of maritime rescue.
23645 NC-12, Rodanthe, NC 27968, USA
MuseumSights & LandmarksHistorical placePoints of Interest & Landmarks
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
4.6 (3974 ratings)4.5 (1338 ratings)
Live animal encounters, feedings, a 285,000-gallon shark tank, interactive exhibits, films & more.
374 Airport Rd, Manteo, NC 27954, USA
AquariumNature & Parks

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Sam & Omie's
Sam & Omie's
4.5 (1973 ratings)
This down-to-earth seafood spot is known as a local fishermen's early morning breakfast stop.
7228 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
American restaurantRestaurant
Mentioned by OBX Stuff
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"If you love breakfast food (and who doesn’t really) then you will love Sam & Omie’s menu in the morning. One of the oldest restaurants on the Outer Banks, the establishment was originally founded with the goal of providing a filling early morning meal for the fisherman who had a long day on the water ahead of them. Sam & Omie’s has all of your breakfast favorites including omelets, hash browns, hotcakes, and more."
It’s All Gravy Italian Eatery
It’s All Gravy Italian Eatery
4.6 (271 ratings)
Unassuming, compact deli offering generous sub sandwiches & salads, plus prepackaged Italian meals.
6705 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Italian restaurantCatererFamily restaurantRestaurant
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Whalebone Park
Whalebone Park
4.3 (51 ratings)
Maritime-themed playground with accessible features, a picnic shelter & volleyball/horseshoe courts.
7300 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Park

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Kill Devil's Frozen Custard & Beach Fries
Kill Devil's Frozen Custard & Beach Fries
4.7 (1134 ratings)
Retro window-serve joint with picnic table seating dishing up frozen custard, burgers & beach fries.
1002 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA
Family restaurantDessert shopIce cream shop
Johanna’s ~Cafe Lachine
Johanna’s ~Cafe Lachine
4.8 (166 ratings)
Small, down-to-earth cafe with an everyday menu, plus a bakery for desserts, including custom cakes.
1064 Old Wharf Rd, Wanchese, NC 27981, USA
CatererBakeryRestaurantSandwich shop
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"Cafe Lachine trades the open beachside patio for the cozy interior. You can find Cafe Lachine in the famous Outer Banks Mall. It is a convenient place to stop before shopping about for the afternoon."
Dunkin'
Dunkin'
3.6 (400 ratings)
Long-running chain serving signature breakfast items & a variety of coffee drinks.
2424 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Coffee shopBagel shopBakeryBreakfast restaurantDonut shopFast food restaurantTakeout Restaurant

Best & Cool Bars in Coquina Beach

Outer Banks Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station
4.2 (964 ratings)
Craft beers from a wind-powered brewery, upscale pub fare & live music in nautical-themed digs.
600 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948, USA
RestaurantBarBar & grillBreweryBrewpubCatererLive music barMobile catererPubSeafood restaurant
Mentioned by Southern Living
The Best of Nags Head, North Carolina
"While it's not technically in Nags Head, this brewpub in neighboring Kill Devil Hills is worth a stop: Their handcrafted beers are made on-site in a wind-powered brewery. Plus, they serve wine and cocktails for those few who aren't riding the craft brew train."
Mentioned by Beach Realty & Construction
OBX After Dark: Top 25 Evening Activities
"The brewing station offers something to do every day of the week!. You may recognize this local brewery by their windmill when you're driving down the bypass. They host live music and have a backyard area for fun and games!"
Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row
Mulligan's Grille in Historic Cottage Row
4.3 (2362 ratings)
Local seafood, burgers & more, with wine & spirits, in a laid-back setting with a beachfront deck.
4005 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Bar & grillBarOyster bar restaurantPet friendly accommodationSeafood restaurantSouthern restaurant (US)Sports bar
Red Drum Tap House
Red Drum Tap House
4.4 (847 ratings)
Seafood, steaks & ribs, plus 18 beers on tap, in a relaxed setting with foosball & billiard tables.
2412 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959, USA
Bar
Mentioned by nagsheadguide.com
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"Dine in cozy ambiance and enjoy a variety of lunch and dinner dishes, including sandwiches, burgers, fish and chips, steamed seafood and vegetables, ribs, steaks, vegetarian dishes, seafood pasta and more. Like the setting, the food could be described as "comfort with an upscale dash." Most any beer lover will be happy as a clam here with 18 beers on tap. Be sure to check...read moreDine in cozy ambiance and enjoy a variety of lunch and dinner dishes, including sandwiches,...read more"
Mentioned by Visit Outer Banks | OBX Vacation Guide
25 Things to Do in Nags Head, NC
"Red Drum Grille & Taphouse has been a go-to Nags Head restaurant for locals and visitors alike for nearly two..."
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