Sights to See

Here are a few fun ideas for your time at the beach:


Horses, Hiking, and History- Participate in a guided hiking tour along Shackleford banks and learn about its heritage and wildlife habitat. Shackleford is part of the Cape Lookout National Seashore and is filled with important history that makes our coast unique. There are hundreds of Shackleford horses that are likely to be visible throughout the tour! Not recommended for children under 12. Visit!/68976-shackleford-banks-horses-hiking-and-history   to learn more about making an advanced reservation.

Kayaking the Salt Marsh-  Learn about the importance of our marshes and what purpose they serve to our area through a relaxing kayak tour. This is a great way to explore our local history and see our beautiful marshes. For ages 12 and up. If you are under 18, an adult must accompany you. To make your advanced reservation and read more about the safety instructions visit    The next tours are August 10th and September 8th.



Explore the Rachel Carson Reserve- Our beaches are filled with a ton of unique plants and animals. Go on a guided hike and learn about the various habitats. The next hike will be August 17th. Advanced reservations are required, so check out to save your spot today!