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Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

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Address: 1 Visitors Center Cir, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9707
Phone Number: +1 877-629-4386
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:30
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Your information center for sightseeing, attractions, accommodations and...

Your information center for sightseeing, attractions, accommodations and dining.

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Tuesday Afternoon

Visitor Centers are always my first stop when visiting an area. This one is a notch above many others. great staff able to answer questions. Lots of information available. Good... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Tom B
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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647 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Visitor Centers are always my first stop when visiting an area. This one is a notch above many others. great staff able to answer questions. Lots of information available. Good place to start.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Will help you with any questions about outer banks. All the info you need on restaurants and places to stay. Also info on activities.

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Thank Paul B
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19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Stopped here to get information about the area and to take a break from the incredibly slow traffic. Staff was friendly and there was a lot of information. Facilities were well taken care of and bathrooms were clean.

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Thank Fred H
Kensington, MD
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279 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We'd just arrived in the Outer Banks a few days ago and stopped at this Visitor's Center to collect some information - and our bearings! We had a great time talking to the individual on hand who was a fount of information, and we also got to use the bathroom which was very clean. A great place to stop anytime... More 

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Thank Beverly F
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop for everyone choosing The Outer Banks! There is a wealth of information on hand, and the attentive staff on hand can make recommendations for local restaurants, and attractions. Fay gave us a map of the island as well as a State Map (upon request) and a wealth of helpful information! This is a pet friendly... More 

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Cream Ridge, New Jersey
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place had a wealth of books, brochures, maps, pamphlets, you name it... all free. Everything Outer Banks at your fingertips. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Also had some souvenirs for sale, but nothing to write home about.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Great place to stop, stretch the ol' legs, and other comforts for people over 60 appreciate. Very clean and the staff are most helpful in suggestions for your visit. GeoCachers .. take note and do your homework before arrival. You may just find something here.

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Aurora, Ohio
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a great place to stop to pick up some information to plan your week or just to stretch your legs. The are a couple different paths that take you down around the sound area. There are a few rocking chairs to sit in for the few minutes that you are allowed to rest.

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Dry Ridge, Kentucky
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166 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped to get local info and we're greeted by Joe who fealty took care of us.Did some good old back and forth part of the country accent jokes etc and we were very pleased with all the info he provided us.When they tell you "not to scale for Manteo", they mean it as Manteo is much smaller than expected.You can... More 

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VIRGINIA BEACH
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204 reviews
89 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

We stopped here to meet our kayak tour. It has a picnic area, clean restrooms, a great information center. Best of all, it has a boardwalk nature walk. It runs beside the bridge and out into the sound. We counted 5 ospey. Parents were teaching their young the art of flying. There is also an old cemetary, but I didn't... More 

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