''Most of the museum is still apparently under construction. The main attraction here is the full Fresnel lens on display. Since only a portion of the museum is open, it takes about 30 minutes to go through it. The admission is free....''
''The best breakfast and the nicest people on the beach. We visit every year and will be back next year. In fact, we usually rent our house each year based on the location of it to the pier. Looking forward to next year....''
''This is a great place to take in breathtaking views of flowers and gardeners. You can learn rich history about Roanoke Island and Nags Head whilst admiring the beautiful displays. The only bad thing about this place is the annoying mosquitoes. Be sure to wear plenty of bug repellant before your arrival (and bring a bottle with you)....''
''A small museum, run by locals that love the island and want you to love it too. Ocracoke is a quaint place to visit but it surpassed being just a beach trip when I learned about the people and events that made Ocracoke what it is today. Museum offered ''Back Porch'' talks that were sometimes informational and often fun. The week we were there they offered storytelling two days with storytellers attending Donald Davis' National Storytelling Workshop....''
''The hotel was very clean, staff was nice and hospitable but the room was small and very common. The bar with live outdoor entertainment across the street was not an appropritate scene for my 12 year old. People were loud and drunk and started fighting when we arrived. The police were called as the fight spilled into the downstairs hotel rooms. The next night there was no fighting but still very loud music very late and drunks. Also the ''continental'' breakfast was a let-down. Packaged muffins,...''
''I love this pier. It's a great place for families to come and have a good time. You wouldn't think that you could do a lot on a pier besides fishing, but here you can play pool and have your kids play in the arcade while the adults walk the pier. It's great!...''
''I believe it's free to tour this facility. It's geared toward adults with beach conservation etc. but it has a nice walk-through display on local flora and fauna for the kids to enjoy. The gift shop is nicely stocked....''
''We had a lot of fun here! The musuem was very interesting and educational. There were many exhibits on the colonists and the Native Americans they encountered. There were also presentations about the lighthouses, the Freedman's Colony, lifesaving stations and the waterfowl of the area. Many of the exhibits were hands on-in one part there were colonial costumes that you could try on, for kids and adults. There were maps and displays, guns and tents and a general store set. They also had a film ab...''
''How could you pass up the opportunity to climb the highest sand dune in the Outer Banks? If you have kids, make sure they empty their pockets of any valuables before they hit the dunes (and you too, if you’re planning to roll in the sand!). They will love the fun of climbing up and then tumbling down the dunes, but be prepared…they will be absolutely full of sand when they’re done. Bring some water to help with the inevitable mouthful of sand. Bring a kite if you have one and join the folk...''
''You cannot visit Corolla without making a tour of the lighthouse and grounds. It's a great family outing, but can become crowded in season. The guides only allow less than 10 people at a time to tour the lighthouse. Best time to visit is right after a rain storm...it's deserted!...''
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