At the northern end of the Outer Banks, Corolla is a perfect summer vacation destination. Known for its large vacation rental homes, each season families and extended families enjoy the exceptionally wide beaches, great activities, and amazing peace and quiet.
Corolla abounds with outdoor activities from simply sitting and reading to fishing, surfing, boating, and much, much more. Kids of all ages enjoy standing in the surf, or sitting on a pier, and casting out into the water to catch a fish which may just end up as a delicious meal!
Skilled local surf, paddleboard, or sailing experts are happy to help you rent the right equipment and get you up and going. Rent a canoe, kayak or other boat, and explore the local waters. You could spot local wildlife and birds or in the water you might even encounter sea turtles or dolphin. You just never know what you might see.
Be sure to take in the landmarks and historical buildings like the Whalehead Club, the Currituck Beach Lighthouse, and the museum at the Keeper’s House. Stop by Corolla Chapel, one of Corolla’s most treasured historic buildings and a beautiful place for a wedding.
Your family will love the Wild Horse Museum where you can learn about the wild horses that have roamed the area for more than 400 years. You can also go on a 4×4 guided tour in search of these magnificent Colonial Spanish Mustangs.
There is a huge variety of boutiques, gourmet and wine shops, and gift stores. Don’t miss the little shops as well as the many centers which feature everything from beach braids to the latest fashions.
Of course, everyone will enjoy mini golf, go-carts, the very cool skateboard park, and bumper cars.
Golfers will want to play one of the Outer Banks most challenging golf courses, a semi-private championship course designed by the legendary Rees Jones which features beautifully diverse coastal terrain.
Corolla has an amazing selection of superb restaurants. From delicious deli sandwiches to the finest prime rib-eye, from take-home seafood buckets to finely prepared local seafood specialties, you will be amazed a the diversity of mouth-watering delights.
Whether staying in Corolla for your whole vacation or just driving up for the day, you won’t be disappointed by everything this wonderful town has to offer.
Birthday Suits – 3 Locations – 2000 S. Croatan Hwy, (MP 10), Kill Devil Hills (252) 441-5338 – 1170 Scarborough Lane, Duck (252) 261-7297 – 807 Ocean Trail (Monteray Plaza), Corolla (252) 453-4862
Currituck Outer Banks Visitors Center – Get Savings with a MORE Card! – Two Locations – 106 Caratoke Hwy, Moyock (252) 435-2993 AND 500 Hunt Club Rd, Corolla (252) 453-9612