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Jennette's Pier

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Address: 7223 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
Phone Number: +1 252-255-1501
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An almost peerless pier.

The Outer Banks is blessed with several fishing piers open to the public and if you’re interested in fishing you’ll probably get to know the one closest to where you’re staying... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Bethesda, Maryland
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60 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Outer Banks is blessed with several fishing piers open to the public and if you’re interested in fishing you’ll probably get to know the one closest to where you’re staying. But if you’re taking a driving tour of the upper banks and want to take a look at just one of them, Jennette’s is the one to pick. It’s... More 

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Northern Virginia, Virginia
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96 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the pier after my wife read some reviews – my assessment? Unless you are pressed to find other things to do in OBX, I would pass. As you enter the pier, there are several aquariums/tanks highlighting the ecosystem under the pier. From the entrance area, you can pay a few dollars to walk down the pier. If you... More 

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Thank nakamark
Concord, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They charge a small fee to go out on the pier but the scenery and the ocean view is worth the small fee. They also have a nice gift shop and small aquarium.

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Thank Jennifer B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rick and Ken were great instructors and cooks. We learned a lot about pier and surf fishing and had a blast catching puffers, spot, mullet, and whiting. The best part was eating our catch; who knew puffer tasted so good.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are five major things that you can do with the aquarium membership, three of them are the aquariums along the coast from the one on Roanoke Island, we visited this one the day before, to the one near Wilmington, NC. The other two are the NC Zoo and Jeannette's Pier. So far we've happened to be lucky enough to... More 

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Thank MarshallTFoster
Gettysburg, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay nearby Jennette's Pier every year and this place is a must visit! They offer great happy hour food and drink specials and the staff are very friendly!

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Thank Nicole S
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice pier, nice gift shop , very clean restrooms. Staff was friendly and welcoming. Never even felt like you were on pier, great lighting and cleaning tables. Also had covered places for you to get out of the wind and elements.

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WilmingtonMA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The Pier and area was clean and convenient. We had a great day catching fish, sun and conversing with locals. We highly recommend this spot for a great day of entertainment!

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Thank LMAZZ
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Great pier! We've visited many on the east coast, and this one is the nicest. It was well built, easily accessible, clean and had three cleaning stations. They were catching nice sized round heads and occasional trout.

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Thank Rhonda L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This pier gives awesome views of the ocean and beach. In the store is a small aquarium and some interesting pictures and facts on the pier. It's a nice place for an evening stroll.

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