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Best things to do in Corolla

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Point of Interest
“Step back in time - make all 100+ steps to top and love the view + leave with an “I did it!” Sticker!! ”
17 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Looking for history? I have watched this house, now a museum being brought back to life over the past 20 years. It will tell you about another time on the OBX. ”
12 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Upstairs has a view of the ocean. Grab a seat on the upper porch and catch the sea breeze. ”
13 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“Take a tour to find the Outer Banks Wild Corolla Spanish Mustang Horses and discover some of the most unique sights OBX has to offer. The friendly and knowledgeable tour guides will take you onto pristine northern beaches that are accessible only with a 4x4 off-road vehicle.”
11 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“You can tour the wild horses of Corolla/Corova that run along the beach. This is a very popular thing to do for tourists in the OBX. Remember, no touching!”
8 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Something for everyone...shopping, eats, ice cream, art & kids sports & arcade! ”
5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great seafood! From casual to formal - excellent seafood and great spirits selection! From Fresh lobster to local oysters - you’ll love it!”
3 locals recommend
Bagel Shop
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“A favorite for bagels, sandwiches and pastries and less than a mile away. A quick bike ride on the bike path!”
5 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“Right next to Corolla Surf Shop. My band plays here ...the food is always good. Great Sports bar, lots of TVs local hangout. ”
1 local recommends
Restaurant
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“A definite locals favorite all year!! Great food at a reasonable price - best crab cakes! Amazing Mac-N-cheese, smothered shrimp & chicken & waffles! Also visit uncle Ike’s at gas station for breakfast crab cake Benedict! ”
2 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“This is a rope adventure course brand new to Corolla! It's a lot of fun and quite the work out as well!”
3 locals recommend
Café
“Coffee in the AM, Beer outside out night. Great locals handout, walking distance from the Treehouse and my band plays there. ”
3 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“Next to Winks.....thats where the locals go. Eggplant sub is my favorite...take out only.”
1 local recommends
Donut Shop
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3 locals recommend
Restaurant
1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
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1 local recommends