Visiting the Beach
North Outer Banks has numerous beaches, all with public access but each with its own distinctive feel. Catch a lunch at Kill Devil Hills, then catch tomorrow’s lunch at the fishing pier. Head to Corolla or Hatteras for wide sandy beaches perfect for kites and picnics. Or, if you’re feeling adventurous, head off-road at Corova and try to spot the wild horses.
We are locals, born and raised in the area, and we keep printed guides at the Waterfield Place about the best beaches and public parking in the area.
Visiting the Sound
Although there’s so much focus on the beach with the Outer Banks, it would be a mistake to overlook the sound and mainland. The Currituck and Albemarle Sound is a haven for wildlife, and the Waterfield Place taps into the culture and rich local history surrounding duck hunting and wildlife preservation.
Historic Manteo and the Lost Colony production are a treat for history buffs and laypeople alike, and are both easily accessible from the Waterfield Place.
Things to Do
There is a wealth of things to do on and around the Outer Banks, so you’ll be sure to find something that suits your fancy. Check out some of our recommendations below.
For our guests we offer small-group private boat tours in the Currituck Sound. Nature lovers will enjoy a quick run through salt marshes before touring the shorebird sanctuary at Monkey Island. Our guests have also enjoyed visiting the beautiful Whalehead Club and Currituck Lighthouse from a perspective that avoids beach crowds.
No matter what activities you have planned with the family, the Outer Banks is sure to tickle your fancy. Fly a kite, play some golf, or go kayaking for a start. For a bit of adventure with children of all ages the H2OBX water park is just a five-minute drive from the Waterfield Place. Or, top it off with some hang-gliding lessons at the famous Jockey’s Ridge.
Whether you soak up sun or stories, the Outer Banks has enough to satisfy your curiosity. Landmarks, lighthouses, and national parks are all within easy driving distance. With free wifi and guides to local attractions, the Waterfield Place is an excellent home base while you plan your adventures. Go forth and explore an area rich in history, culture, and memories!