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Fun things to do in NAGS HEAD

Lighthouses, battleships, wildlife, thrilling roller coasters, pirates…and ghosts? Seem like a place your kids will love? Best get to North Carolina pretty quickly then!

This incredible state has SO much to do for kids…here’s why!  How about climbing aboard the historic Battleship USS North Carolina? Kids can experience true history (AND search for those ghosts at the same time!).  There is farm fun with places like Winterpast Farm and Hill Ridge Farms - or perhaps they want some of the BIGGER animals with North Carolina Zoo and the rehabilitative Aloha Safari Zoo.

The whole family can get their big thrills at Tweetsie Railroad or Ghost Town In The Sky (only for those brave outlaws) - oh yes, the pirates! North Carolina Maritime Museums can take kids back to the times of Blackbeard!

There are incredible gem fun with Gold City Gem Mine, and underground adventure at Linville Caverns, and even a swamp! Dismal Swamp State Park will introduce kids to this geological wonder.

We did tell you that North Carolina had great places to visit with kids…now the hard part. What to do first!

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  • Jockeys Ridge State Park

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    (1 miles) Nags Head

    There are many reasons why millions of people visit Jockey's Ridge State Park. Some come to see the tallest sand dune on the Atlantic coast; others come for the spectacular sunsets.

  • Jeannettes Pier

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    (4 miles) Nags Head

    Fishing, families and fun....all at Jeannette's Pier on the beautiful North Carolina coast. A fun day for kids to explore the coast, the beaches and the ocean!

  • North Carolina Aquarium Roanoke Island

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    (5 miles) Manteo

    An underwater adventure with native North Carolina creatures. Kids can enjoy this underwater adventure on Roanoke Island, with the largest shark collection in the state!

  • Pettigrew State Park

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    (45 miles) Creswell

    With more than 1,300 acres of land around Lake Phelps and more than 3,000 acres along the Scuppernong River, with an additional 16,600 acres of water, Pettigrew State Park is an ideal blend of ...

  • Frisco Mini Golf And Go Karts

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    (48 miles) Frisco

    18-hole championship mini golf, Go Karts, snacks, games room, pool table and video arcade.

  • Frisco Native American Museum

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    (50 miles) Frisco

    Housed in a building with a 100 years of history, the Frisco Native American Museum & Natural History Center contains a nationally recognized collection of Native American artifacts, exhibits, and ...

  • Dismal Swamp State Park

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    (56 miles) South Mills

    A historic and wild experience for the family at this lush swamp filled with wildlife, hiking trails, and kayaking. An incredibly North Carolina wonder!

  • Hunt Club Petting Farm

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    (61 miles) Virginia Beach

    Hunt Club Farm is a 23 acre family-owned farm in the heart of Virginia Beach - just 5 miles from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Provides Agricultural based education and entertainment for the local ...

  • Ocean Breeze Waterpark

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    (63 miles) Virginia Beach

    Ocean Breeze Waterpark has added two new body slides for the summer of 2008."Walk the Plank" is a 200 foot dark tunnel with an exhilarating 50 foot drop!"Pirates Plummet" has a tunnel that opens up ...

  • Motor World

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    (63 miles) Virginia Beach

    Motor World is "your place to race" in Virginia Beach, Virginia featuring 11 go-kart tracks, 250 Karts with 16 different style Go-Karts to choose from.

  • Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center

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    (63 miles) Virginia Beach

    Check out our hundreds of hands-on exhibits, outdoor aviary, nature trail, and marshlands. Plus you won't want to miss the 3D IMAX Theater. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're ...

  • Grommet Island Park

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    (63 miles) Virginia Beach

    A beautiful outdoor beach playground in Virginia with 100% accessible oceanfront park!

  • Rudee Tours Cruises

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    (64 miles) Virginia Beach

    Dolphin watching cruises, sunset cruises and wildlife cruises (including whale watching!)...all with Virginia Beach's Ridee Tours. Take the family on a very special family day out off the Virginia ...

  • Captain Jacks Pirate Ship Adventures

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    (64 miles) Virginia Beach

    Arrrr...family adventures on the high seas with Captain Jack's Pirate Ship Adventures! Get out and search for treasure on their pirate ship tours complete with water cannons - swashbuckling!

  • Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum

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    (64 miles) Virginia Beach

    A beautiful museum in Virginia Beach which hopes to preserve and exhibit the story of waterfowl - through the history, through artifacts and through art.

  • Atlantic Fun Park

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    (64 miles) Virginia Beach

    A super fun amusement park in Virginia Beach with family fun rides, tasty foods and super awesome games!

  • American Indoor Karting

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    (65 miles) Virginia Beach

    Race against friends and family at this indoor karting track in Virginia!

  • Virginia Museum of Contemporary art

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    (65 miles) Virginia Beach

    Creative fun and learning at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, with permanent and changing exhibitions to immerse families in the amazing world of art.

  • The Orb Family Fun Center

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    (66 miles) Chesapeake

    THE ORB Family Fun Center is the newest indoor inflatable play and party center in Hampton Roads featuring super inflatable slides. One of the many fun family places to visit if you're looking for ...

  • Mount Trashmore Park

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    (66 miles) Virginia Beach

    An environmentally friendly park with playgrounds and a skate park, that was created on a former land fill site! A popular Virginia Beach attraction for all ages!

  • Cloud9 Trampoline Park

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    (67 miles) Chesapeake

    Over 10,000 square feet of connected, world-class trampolines in a 20,000sft facility. Our trampoline field features over 50 trampolines, including the famous angled wall trampolines, launching decks ...

  • Virginia Beach Rock Gym

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    (68 miles) Virginia Beach

    Indoor rock climbing fun in Virginia Beach for all ages with rappelling, bouldering, and a realistically textured wall. Great to keep those kids active!

  • Kayak Nature Tours

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    (69 miles) Virginia Beach

    Amazing kayak tours all around the Virginia Beach area - great for kids aged 3 and up!

  • First Landing State Park

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    (71 miles) Virginia Beach

    Visit the site of that infamous first landing of the colonists in 1607 - also Virginia's most visited state park!

  • Childrens Museum of Virginia

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    (71 miles) Portsmouth

    Kids can be a farmer, a banker, a scientist and more in the roleplay settings, plus interactive fun: once your child has experienced standing inside a bubble, science will never be the sam!e Includes ...

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