Boot Camp. 6 weeks running and fitness camp on the beach. Great workout for all skill levels. www.outerbanksbootcamps.com.
Boot Camp Graduation, Wright Brothers Monument
Hang Gliding. Soar high above Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Visit Kitty Hawk Kites and learn to fly.
Paddle Boarding. Ocean or sound, it’s a great way to explore and see the aquatic wildlife in our local waters. www.kittyhawkwatersports.com.
Sailing, Jet Skiing, Windsurfing. Hobie cat day sailing or windsurfing. You can do it all at Kitty Hawk Water Sports, excellent instructors, great location on the By Pass in Nags Head, next to Jurassic Putt.
June 4-10 brings the Triple-S Invitational Kiteboarding Competition to Cape Hatteras. This professional event attracts the top 24 men and women kiteboarders from around the world to compete.
Surfing. Some of the best breaks on the East Coast are right here on the Outer Banks. There are a number of local surf shops that can hook you up. In the meantime, check out these sites: www.surfline.com/travel/index.cfm?id=2150; www.obxsurfinfo.com; and outerbanksesa.com.
The Lost Colony. Live outdoor theater about the story of 117 men, women and children who vanished without a trace more than 400 years ago. May 27 through August 20th 2011, Monday through Saturday at 8:30 p.m. (252) 473-3414 or www.thelostcolony.org.
Art. Dare County Arts Council showcases local artists including Chris Bickford (photojournalist) and Holly Nettles (acrylic, oil & collage) in the old court house, Manteo. www.darearts.org.
PIZZA – Pizzazz, 4 locations, Corolla, Duck, Kitty Hawk & Nags Head. www.pizzazzpizza.net or 252-261-1111.
COFFEE – Front Porch Café, 3 locations, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head & Manteo. www.frontporchcafeonline.com.
SEAFOOD – Carawan’s Seafood Market, Kitty Hawk. Fresh to go. 252-261-2120.
CASUAL DINING –
- Kill Devil Grill www.thekilldevilgrill.com (252) 449-8181.
- Darrell’s Restaurant, Manteo. www.darrellsseafood.com (252) 473-5366.
- Art’s Place, Kitty Hawk. Featured in the June issue of Our State Magazine for best burgers in the state of North Carolina. On the Beach Road. (252) 261-3233.
- Blue Point Bar & Grill, Duck. Overlooking Currituck Sound. www.goodfoodgoodwine.com. (252) 261-8090.
MUSIC & WINE & FOOD – The Brine and Bottle, on the Causeway, Nags Head. Every Thursday enjoy live jazz on the deck from 7 – 10 p.m. www.thebrineandbottle.com.