Things to Do in Manteo, NC: Visitor Centers

For visitors entering the Outer Banks from the west on U.S. Highway 64, there’s a rest area and Outer Banks welcome center with restrooms, picnic facilities and a wealth of information about things to do in Manteo, NC, and the other Outer Banks towns, including restaurants, attractions, activities and events. You can also pick up maps and ask for guidance from the helpful staff during the welcome center’s operating hours. 

Roanoke Island Festival Park

Visitor Centers in Manteo, NC
1 Festival Park, across from the Manteo Waterfront, Manteo
(252) 475-1500

Experience a new adventure in an old world at Roanoke Island Festival Park. This 25-acre historic site allows guests of all ages to experience first-hand what life was like for the first English settlers in 1585. Historic costumed interpreters are featured through Indian Town, the Settlement Site and the Elizabeth II ship to show and tell how the first settlers lived worked and played on... read more

Experience a new adventure in an old world at Roanoke Island Festival Park. This 25-acre... read more