DINING

Eating on the Outer Banks is a wonderful experience. Check out one of our many great restaurants, diners, cafés, dive-ins & bistros:

Basnight’s Lone Cedar Café – Dinner daily plus Sunday brunch. Family American & seafood waterfront dining *
Black Pelican – Lunch & dinner daily. Family American + local fav for seafood, white sauce pizza & ocean view *
Blue Moon Beach Grill – Quirky, fun filled dining. Southern comfort food with a creative twist *
Chili Peppers Restaurant – Lunch, dinner. Global cuisine with Southwestern flair *
Dunes Restaurant – Breakfast (generous quantity!), lunch & dinner daily for the entire family
Fatboyz Ice Cream & Grill – Ice Cream, Burgers, Subs, Sandwiches, BBQ
Firefly Restaurant – Family lunch & dinner daily. American, southern, seafood & steakhouse w/outdoor dining *
Flying Fish Café – Dinner. Casual family dining, American / Mediterranean fare *
Goombays – Tropical tastes, casual place. Local seafood, chicken, steak with Caribbean flair *
Grits Grill & Bakery – Breakfast & Lunch. Seafood omelets, shrimp & grits plus grilled sandwiches
JK’s Restaurant – Dinner. Family dining, mesquite grilled Western aged beef, seafood, ribs, steaks, chicken *
Kelly’s Restaurant & Tavern – Dinner. Southeastern seafood, 300+wine list, bar/lounge/entertainment
Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant – Lunch, dinner, cocktails – Family dining, soundfront setting
Mulligan’s Raw Bar & Grill – Sports bar. Lunch, dinner, famous burgers – great ocean view deck *
Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar – Dinner. American bistro-style dining, martini bar *
Outer Banks Brewing Station – Lunch & dinner daily. Family American, vegetarian, seafood & micro-brews *
Owens Restaurant – Dinner. Southern coastal cuisine, whole Maine lobsters, homemade desserts *
Pamlico Jack’s Pirate Hideaway – Dinner. Soundfront, Family Fun & Award-Winning coastal cuisine, wine list *
Pier House Restaurant – Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Seafood, sandwiches, beer, cocktails, oceanfront
Red Drum Tap House – Lunch, dinner. Seafood, steaks, sandwiches, draft micro-brews
Sam & Omie’s Restaurant – Breakfast, lunch, dinner. Family favorite for decades on the Beach Road *
Snowbird Drive-In – Ice cream, frozen yogurt, burgers, seafood boats on the Beach Road
Sugar Creek Seafood Restaurant – Lunch & dinner. Carolina-style seafood – casual waterfront setting *
Tortugas’ Lie – Lunch & dinner. hip Caribbean inspired seafood, beef, chicken, pasta, vegetarian dishes *

* Some of our favorites

RECREATION

Whatever your energy level, there’s always something fun to do on the Outer Banks, even if it’s observing as a spectator. Check out our favorite outdoor experts:

Beach Jeeps of Corolla – Wild Horse Sightseeing Tours
Coastal Kayak Touring Company – Kayak trips through Pine Island, Ginguite Creek, Alligator River Refuge, Peter Mashoes Creek & Pea Island
Corolla Wild Horse Tours – Wild Horse Sightseeing Tours
DownEast Rover Sailing Adventures – Watch dolphins ride the pressure wave while touring the sounds
Fishin Frenzy Sportfishing – Deep sea fishing out of Oregon Inlet
Fistful Sportfishing & Albemarle Outfitters – Off-shore/in-shore game fishing plus duck hunting
Outrigger Sportfishing – Deep sea fishing out of Oregon Inlet
Kitty Hawk Kites – Hang gliding school & lessons, kite boarding, sail boarding & all sail sports
Kitty Hawk Sports – Kayak guided tours & rentals

GOLF

From courses cut through beautiful forests to links-style layouts among the dunes, the Outer Banks has it all when it comes to golf. Check out one of our favorite courses:

Carolina Club – 252-453-3588
Currituck Club – 800-453-9400 (front 9 something special)
Duck Woods – 252-261-2609
Holly Ridge – 252-491-2893
Nags Head Golf Links – 800-851-9404 (just 1/4 mile South of the Inn)
Outer Banks Golf Association – 800-916-6244
Pointe Golf Club – 252-491-8388
Seascape – 252-261-2158

SHOPPING

The Outer Banks has a wealth of great shopping and these are just a few places to check out – perfect diversions for those ‘Red Flag Days’

Cotton Gin – Nags Head
Farmer’s Daughter – Nags Head
Forbes Candy & Gift Shop – Nags Head
East Coast Game Rooms – Powells Point
Jockeys Ridge Crossing – Nags Head
Life’s a Beach – A Lilly Pulitzer® Via Shop
Outer Banks Mall – Milepost 14 Nags Head, 252-441-5620
North Beach Outfitters – Duck
Scarborough Faire – Duck
Sound Feet Shoes – Nags Head
Tanger Outlet – Milepost 16 Nags Head, 252-441-5634
Tar Heel Trading Company – Duck

LIGHTHOUSES

The Outer Banks is known for its lighthouses. Within a short drive from the hotel, you will find some of the most beautiful lighthouses in America.

PARKS / MUSEUMS / PIERS / MARINAS

No matter what you like to do or see, the Outer Banks has something for everyone. Check out some of our favorite area attractions:

WEBCAMS

Even when you can’t be here, you can check out live Outer Banks weather and surf conditions before you arrive: