Tourism for Elizabeth City, NC
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Once you’ve explored Elizabeth City from top to bottom, may we suggest any of these daytrip excursions, all within easy reach from your “Harbor of Hospitality” headquarters? Nature-based outings, small town treasures and even an adventure or two await!
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 Alpaca Lotta Fun Farm, LLC »

302 Oxford Road

Moyock , NC 27958

We are a Veteran owned small family farm situated about 35 mins. from Downtown Elizabeth City, NC, one and a half hours from the Outer Banks, NC and one hour from Virginia Beach, VA. Alpacas are very gentle creatures, quirky and curious and very easy to manage.  They come in a variety of colors and each has their own unique personality.  Here at Alpaca Lotta Fun Farm, we have a herd full of a variety of colors to include greys, browns, tan, white, black and one multi-colored black and white. Call us to arrange to stop in for a visit and get to know and love these amazing animals….who knows, you might even go home as new owners! Farm Visit: $5.00 per person (includes 1 hour tour, bag of feed, one-on-one with our alpacas, question and answer session)  *Please call first to schedule visit regardless of day so we can best accommodate your visits; thank...

 Currituck County »

106 Caratoke Highway

Moyock , NC 27958

Shop for fresh produce along the roadside farm stands, or keep an eye out for antiques and collectibles shops. Have you heard of the Grave Digger? Stop at this “museum” in Grandy to see truck driver Dennis Anderson’s 10,000-pound monster! Look for the beautifully restored Jarvisburg Schoolhouse in Barco. Dating to 1868, it was the county’s African American school until 1950.

 Harriett Jacobs Tour »

108 North Broad Street

Edenton , NC 27932

The most noted escape to freedom that occurred in Edenton took place in 1842 when Harriet Jacobs, after seven years of hiding, fled the area with the assistance of local black watermen. Jacobs hid in a vessel bound for Philadelphia and then traveled to New York and Boston. She later described her harrowing enslavement and escape in a book, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1858). To book a tour contact Judy Chilcoat.

 Historic Edenton »

108 N Broad St

Edenton , NC 27932

This is the site of North Carolina’s first Colonial capital. Take a self-guided walking tour of the historic district, where you can visit the 1758 Cupola House, the 1767 restored Chowan County Courthouse, the 1800/1827 Iredell House, St. Pauls’ Church and the Barker House. Follow the trail of Harriet Ann Jacobs, an Edenton slave whose escape to freedom was documented in her autobiography Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, self-published in 1861. A self-guided tour points you to sites referenced in her book.

 Historic Hope Plantation »

132 Hope House Road

Windsor , NC 27983

Historic Hope Plantation is the restored home of former North Carolina Governor David Stone (1770-1818). Located four miles west of Windsor, NC, the plantation complex offers unique insights into the late 18th- and 19th-century rural life in eastern North Carolina and the South.


 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...

Alpaca Lotta Fun Farm, LLC

302 Oxford Road

Moyock, NC 27958

(858) 444-6036

Monday thru Friday: appointment only* Saturday & Sunday: 0900 - 1700

Camden County

Camden County

Camden County, NC 27921

Currituck County

106 Caratoke Highway

Moyock, NC 27958

(877) 287-7488

Mon-Fri 9 am to 5 pm | Sat 9 am to 5 pm | Sun 9 am to 5 pm

H2OBX Waterpark

8526 Caratoke Hwy

Powells Point, NC 27966

252-491-3000

Harriett Jacobs Tour

108 North Broad Street

Edenton, NC 27932

(252) 482-2637

9-5 Tuesday-Saturday

Historic Edenton

108 N Broad St

Edenton, NC 27932

(252) 482-2637

Historic Hope Plantation

132 Hope House Road

Windsor, NC 27983

252-794-3140

Please call for hours.

Jockey’s Ridge State Park

300 W. Carolista Drive

Nags Head, NC 27959

252-441-7132

Newbold-White House

151 Newbold-White Rd.

Hertford, NC 27944

252-426-7567

North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

374 Airport Road

Manteo, NC 27954

252-475-2300

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

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