Roanoke Island in the Outer Banks of North Carolina offers visitors so many things to do on both water and land. Although Roanoke Island is only roughly 36 square miles there are tons of activities for the whole family. Visitors can choose from touring the islands historic sites and museums, inshore/offshore fishing charters, kayak tours, dolphin watching tours, and even interactive shrimping tours. And to experience the laid back island lifestyle rent a bike on Roanoke Island and get to your activity on one of Roanoke Island’s biking trails.
Roanoke Islands Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and NC Maritime Museum offer visitors a chance to explore the islands history through unique and interactive exhibits. And after visiting the Lost Colony grab the family and head out on your bikes to explore the beauty of this lush island.
For those that want to get out on the water try a charter fishing trip and choose from inshore, offshore and even spear fishing. And try a fishing or shrimping tour and see how the pros bring in the daily catch. And Roanoke Island tour outfitters offer visitors a chance to tour the waterways by power boat, sailboat or kayak; offering both equipment rentals an guided tours. And of course a family favorite… the dolphin watching tours of Roanoke Island are fun for everyone! Roanoke Island is a great Outer Banks North Carolina vacation destination with plenty of things to do.