Tourism for Elizabeth City, NC
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Elizabeth City offers sights you don’t see in most hometowns—or any other hometowns in the country! Discover what the locals know—and why it’s known as “One of America’s Best Small Towns.” After exploring some of the city’s one-of-a-kind treasures, you just might decide to make your stay an extended one.
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 Arts of the Albemarle – The Center »

516 East Main Street

PO Box 11

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Arts of the Albemarle is a regional non-profit arts council located in downtown Elizabeth City, NC at The Center, the renovated historical Lowry-Chesson building. This world class arts facility houses The Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery, home to over 250 artists; The Maguire Theatre, a state of the art performance space; and our School of the Arts.

 Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park »

970 US Hwy 158

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Come on out and see these big machines do their thing!  Whether you prefer tractors, trucks or both, you’re going to have a good ol’ time.  August is the big month when the Regional National is held at Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park and you’ll see participants and fans who’ve traveled from near and far for this event.

252-339-5461

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Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park

 Museum of the Albemarle »

501 South Water Street

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Taking advantage of Elizabeth City’s waterfront vista, the Museum of the Albemarle contains exhibits and facilities enabling visitors to experience the general history of northeastern North Carolina. A chronological overview of the region is presented in the 7,000-square-foot main gallery with artifacts and graphics illustrating the geography and ecology of the area in addition to perspectives on its cultural development over the past 10,000 years.  An audio tour is also available to museum visitors with mobile devices.    ...

 North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island »

374 Airport Road

Manteo , NC 27954

The “Waters of the Outer Banks” are waiting to be discovered. Marvel at the largest group of sharks in the state. Interact with scuba divers. See an alligator. Touch the stingrays. Wonder at the playful river otters. Witness our conservation efforts in the Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center. If you’re an open-water certified diver, the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island invites you to dive with the sharks! Get up-close to sand tiger, nurse and sandbar sharks in our 285,000-gallon Graveyard of the Atlantic exhibit. The program is a total of 2 hours with the dive portion lasting 30 to 40 minutes. Open water certification to 60 feet is required • Ages 15 and up • $195 per diver Contact our dive department or call (252) 475-2320 for more information. General Admission Fees* Adults (Ages 13-61): $12.95 Seniors (Ages 62 and older): $11.95 Military: $11.95 Children (Ages 3-12): $10.95 Ages 2 and younger and NC Aquarium Society Members: FREE *taxes not...

 Port Discover »

611 East Main Street

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

Open the door to Port Discover and you’ll find kids engaged in the fun of science. Whether observing the tiniest particles with a powerful microscope of using a flight simulator to experience the thrill of flying, Port Discover: Northeastern North Carolina’s Center for Hands–on Science provides educational and entertaining science for kids of all ages. Open year round. Hours: Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Admission: Free (donations accepted) If you have children 12 and older, Tech Cafe explores the world of technology. Imagine the excitement of getting to work with a 3D...

Arts of the Albemarle – The Center

516 East Main Street

PO Box 11

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-338-6455

Monday - Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday Closed

Dixieland Motorsports Complex

1531 Northside Road

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-771-5151

Dixieland Speedway

1531 Northside Road.

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-7412

Downtown Waterfront Market

Mariners' Wharf

South Water Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-330-8050

Monday - Friday Closed Saturday 9am-1pm Sunday Closed

Elizabeth City State University Planetarium

On the corner of Southern Avenue & Hoffler Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-3759

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm, Saturday Closed, Sunday Closed

Morgan’s Corner Proving Grounds

1026 US Hwy 158 West

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-267-7587

Morgan’s Corner Pulling Park

970 US Hwy 158

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-339-5461

Museum of the Albemarle

501 South Water Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-1453

Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday Closed

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

374 Airport Road

Manteo, NC 27954

252-475-2300

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Port Discover

611 East Main Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-338-6117

Tuesday - Friday 1pm-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday Closed

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