Things to Do Near our Boutique Hotel in Manteo, NC
A picturesque coastal harbor town, Manteo is an attraction in itself. Located within the walkable downtown just a block our boutique Manteo, NC hotel are unique shops, art galleries, eateries, a lighthouse, a waterfront boardwalk, a playground and boats sitting in the calm waters of Shallowbag Bay. The Manteo historic district is full of restored homes and inns and is perfect for exploring on foot or by bicycle. If you want to discover Manteo, Roanoke Island Inn is the perfect home base.
Seldom will you find so many things to do and so close to home. On Roanoke Island, you'll find Roanoke Island Festival Park, the Elizabethan Gardens, The North Carolina Aquarium, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Waterside Theater- Home of The Lost Colony and the Island Farm.
Off-island and all within an hour's drive or less are Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Whalehead in Corolla, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Currituck Beach Lighthouse. Those looking for even more adventure and Outer Banks exploration can take the ferry and discover Ocracoke Island. For an even more unique experience, travel inland to the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, where seeing black bear, among other wildlife, is a very common occurrence. See below to search for and keep up with the many events, activities and festivals taking place in Manteo and the Outer Banks all year long!