The Outer Banks is an amazing place filled with fabulous things to do. Holiday Inn Express Nags Head Oceanfront is centrally located to enjoy the best of the things to do in the Outer Banks.

Featured Activities in the Outer Banks

Outer Banks Family YMCA

Outer Banks Family YMCA

Nags Head Inn is a member of the Y-Tel Program with the Outer Banks Family YMCA. Located less than 3 miles from the hotel, this fully equipped facility is available for our guests' use, featuring: Indoor pool, hot tub and sauna • Fitness center and group exercise • Racquetball and... Read More

Sightseeing Cruises - Downeast Rover

Sightseeing Cruises - Downeast Rover

Enjoy a great daytime family experience or plan a romantic evening sunset cruise aboard this gorgeous steel hulled, two masted 55' topsail schooner. Watch dolphins ride the pressure wave while touring the sights of the sounds. Bring along some snacks and drinks, wine and cheese or just purchase some of... Read More

Outer Banks Golf - Nags Head Golf Links

Outer Banks Golf - Nags Head Golf Links

Experience a true Scottish links-style championship course nestled into the natural, windswept environment between the Atlantic Ocean and Roanoke Sound. Sand dunes and rugged coastline create a challenging golfing experience you won't find elsewhere. The public is welcome, so make you Tee Time, play a few rounds and don't forget... Read More

Outer Banks Fishing Charters - Fistful Sportfishing

Outer Banks Fishing Charters - Fistful Sportfishing

Off-shore charter fishing excursions for trophy billfish like marlin, backwater in-shore sound fishing charters for striped bass, half-day relaxing near-shore fun trips for spanish mackerel and everything in between. Capt Karl Helmkamp brings you a lifetime full of experience to catch anything from white perch to white marlin. Also contact us for our... Read More

Wild Mustang Tours - Corolla Wild Horse Fund

Wild Mustang Tours - Corolla Wild Horse Fund

Observe the wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs with experts directly responsible for herd management. Nonprofit Corolla Wild Horse Fund offers several options to fit every budget and need. Each tour is based on the real time experience and daily activities of the horses by the people who actually protect and care... Read More

Featured Attractions in the Outer Banks

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is one of the most famous and recognizable lighthouses in the world, located on Hatteras Island in the town of Buxton. It is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, protecting one of the most hazardous sections of the Atlantic Coast. The lighthouse is also the world's... Read More

Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial, located in Kill Devil Hills, commemorates the first successful, sustained, powered airplane flight on December 17, 1903. Guests can explore the take-off spot & view exhibits. Wright Brothers National Memorial is open seven days a week, year-round, 9am–5pm. Wright Brothers National Memorial N Croatan Hwy Kill Devil Hills, NC... Read More

Outer Banks Piers - Jennette's Pier

Outer Banks Piers - Jennette's Pier

Hurricane Isabel devastated Jennette's Pier in 2003, but NC Aquariums led rebuilding it as an all-concrete, 1,000' long showpiece. On May 22, 2009, seventy years to the day from its first construction, then Governor Beverly Perdue led the 'sand breaking' dedication of this $25 million dollar renovation you can enjoy... Read More

Featured Restaurants in the Outer Banks

Blue Moon Beach Grill

Blue Moon Beach Grill

Enjoy a 'once in a blue moon' dining experience everyday at this favorite owner operated establishment. Serving southern comfort food plus fresh local seafood with a Caribbean twist, guests repeatedly rave over menu items like the 'mahi mahi BLT' and 'shrimp & grits'. Small, quirky and family friendly casual, outside... Read More

Owens Restaurant

Owens Restaurant

Starting as a 24 seat cafe in 1946, Owens has become the 'benchmark' evening dinner restaurant by which all others are measured locally… at all levels, whether it's quality and freshness of food, its preparation/presentation or the attentiveness with which it's served. Perhaps operation by the same family for over... Read More

Sam & Omie's Restaurant

Sam & Omie's Restaurant

Southern style breakfast, lunch and dinner with a heritage of feeding hungry fishermen and local families since 1937. Saturday mornings feature delicious 'fish cakes', Sunday is great for brunch and hearty 'no-filler' crab cakes are a crave-rave any day. 'Catch-of-the-day' sandwiches, tacos and plates simply offer the best of what's... Read More

Tortuga's Lie Shellfish Bar & Grill

Tortuga's Lie Shellfish Bar & Grill

Nothing fancy, small in size,  just a 'seafood dive' … but so good, it's nationally recognized. A local's favorite since 1989, Caribbean flair meets high energy surfer hang out, while great food pairs with attentive service at reasonable prices. Choose from plenty of creative sandwiches and wraps, seafood, chicken or... Read More