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Outer Banks Visitors Bureau

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Address: 1 Visitors Center Cir, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954-9707
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+1 877-629-4386
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08:00 - 17:30
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 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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Great rest stop!

Up to date, clean and very accessible. Information area is clean and the employees are very helpful.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Donna M
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Up to date, clean and very accessible. Information area is clean and the employees are very helpful.

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Thank Donna M
Miami
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just as we entered the area, we stopped here for some information and boy were we glad we did! Although I thought I had researched the area, the guide turned us on to a lot of new areas to explore. Please stop there, it will be worth it.

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Thank luv2travel30
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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667 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 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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Thank Tom B
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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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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
Maryland
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357 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 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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36 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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Thank Penny C
Cream Ridge, New Jersey
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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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Thank FJP_61
Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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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Thank Gordon S
Aurora, Ohio
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28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 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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Thank ccfbman

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