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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 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.

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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.


 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...

 Splash Pad »

Corsair Circle (Behind Sonic)

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

The Splash Pad is located in the Enfield Recreation Area, just off Ehringhaus Street on Corsair Circle and Catalina Avenue. When there isn’t strong wind, the canopies are up to provide shade.


 The Adventure Park at the Virginia Beach Aquarium »

801 General Booth Boulevard

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 , VA 23451

There’s nothing like a day at The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium! Located in the majestic trees of the Aquarium, between the Marsh Pavilion and the Bay & Ocean Pavilion, you will find our amazing “aerial forest park.” The first of its kind in Virginia! Experience “adventure in the trees” on your own or with friends, family and parties. Ages five to adult are welcome. Looking for Virginia Beach activities? This is a must-do outdoor experience that the whole family can enjoy!


 The Lost Colony »

1409 National Park Dr.

Manteo , NC 27954

See epic battles and Indian dances. Experience the sorrow and heartbreak of tragedy and loss. Witness the pageantry of the Queen and her court and celebrate the birth of Virginia Dare, the first English child born in America. There is music, laughter, romance and dance.


 United States Coast Guard Complex »

1664 Weeksville Road

Elizabeth City , NC 27909

United States Coast Guard base in Elizabeth City, opened in 1940, is the largest Coast Guard installation in the country. It is home to the following 6 commands: National Strike Force Coordination Center, Base Support Unit Elizabeth City, Aviation Technical Training Center, Air Station Elizabeth City, Station Elizabeth City and the Aviation Logistics Center. Scenes from the motion picture “The Guardian” were filmed at the air station.  

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United States Coast Guard Complex

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

Splash Pad

Corsair Circle (Behind Sonic)

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-1424

The Adventure Park at the Virginia Beach Aquarium

801 General Booth Boulevard

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451, VA  23451

757-385-4947

The Lost Colony

1409 National Park Dr.

Manteo, NC 27954

252-473-6000

The Pines at Elizabeth City

1525 North Road Street

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-7245

United States Coast Guard Complex

1664 Weeksville Road

Elizabeth City, NC 27909

252-335-6000

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