Things to Do in Corolla, NC: Child & Family Oriented

Looking for family-oriented things to do in Corolla, NC? Experience Corolla in a way that all members of your family love. Get moving on guided kayak trips. See Corolla from high above with a parasailing trip. Discover iconic symbols of the Outer Banks’ culture with off-road tours seeking out Corolla’s wild Spanish mustangs, climbing to the top of the Currituck Beach Light or visiting a grand estate that offers a glimpse into 1920s Corolla.   

Back Beach Wild Horse Tours

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
817 B Ocean Trail, N.C. Highway 12, Corolla
(252) 453-6141

Back Beach Wild Horse Tours' highly trained staff has a great reputation for being entertaining and informative. Their tours last two hours and incorporate quite a bit of local history to complement the sightseeing while showering you with interesting lore. In the four-wheel-drive area you’ll see the Corolla wild horses grazing in their natural habitat and the occasional deer and surfing dolphins. Back Beach tours are given in safari-style,...read more

Back Beach Wild Horse Tours' highly trained staff has a great reputation for being entertaining and...read more

Back Country's Wild Horse Safari Tour

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
Meet at Corolla Light Town Center, 1109 Ocean Trail, Corolla
(252) 453-0877

Scott Trabue’s Wild Horse Safari is an off-road eco-adventure that will deliver you and your family directly to the wild Spanish mustangs that have thrived on the northern Outer Banks for nearly 500 years. Your naturalist guide will carry you in custom open-air Safari Cruisers through 30 miles of beaches, dune and back-country sand lanes to discover the Outer Banks’ unique wildlife. Shore life including...read more

Scott Trabue’s Wild Horse Safari is an off-road eco-adventure that will deliver you and your...read more

Bob's Wild Horse Tours

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
817-B Ocean Trail, Corolla
(252) 453-8602

Bob White is a legend in the horse-tour business. He and his highly trained staff have been offering tours since 1996, and they have a reputation for being both entertaining and informative. Bob’s tours last two hours and incorporate quite a bit of local history and interesting lore to complement the sightseeing. In the four-wheel-drive area, you’ll see the horses grazing in their natural habitat, often along with...read more

Bob White is a legend in the horse-tour business. He and his highly trained staff have...read more

Corolla Wild Horse Museum

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
1130E Corolla Village Road, Corolla
(252) 453-8002

Corolla Wild Horse Fund's museum, gift shop and offices are located in Historic Corolla Village. Visit them to discover the fascinating history and legacy of the Banker strain of Colonial Spanish Mustangs. Mustangs were brought to the Outer Banks nearly 500 years ago and their descendants are still with us today, although this hardy, majestic breed is now highly endangered. The whole family can learn...read more

Corolla Wild Horse Fund's museum, gift shop and offices are located in Historic Corolla Village....read more

Corolla Wild Horse Tours

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
1210 Ocean Trail, Corolla
(252) 207-0511

Corolla Wild Horse Tours has been guiding tours to Corolla’s horse country – the four-wheel-drive-only beaches north of Corolla – since 1996. With these experienced and knowledgeable guides, you can sit back and enjoy a comfortable, family-oriented tour. This company uses 15-passenger, open-air safari-style trucks that are safe for any age, including kids in car seats. Along the trip, your guide will tell you about the...read more

Corolla Wild Horse Tours has been guiding tours to Corolla’s horse country – the four-wheel-drive-only beaches...read more

Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla
(252) 453-4939

The red-brick Currituck Beach Lighthouse towers above the Historic Corolla Village. Visitors to this Outer Banks attraction can climb the winding staircase, 220 steps in all, to the top of the lighthouse for a panoramic view of Currituck Sound, the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Outer Banks. Inside the lighthouse, at the base and on the first two landings, there are museum-quality lighthouse exhibits. On...read more

The red-brick Currituck Beach Lighthouse towers above the Historic Corolla Village. Visitors to this Outer...read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
819 Ocean Trail, Monterey Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
794 Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-8845
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-4450
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Jockey's Ridge Crossing, Nags Head
(252) 449-2210
307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-2357
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
39432 N.C. Highway 12, Island Shops, Avon
(252) 995-6060
58848 Hatteras Landing, Hatteras Landing, Hatteras
(252) 986-1446
Community Square, 270 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke
(252) 928-4563
7517 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Whalebone Watersports Center, Nags Head
(252) 441-4124
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With 10 retail locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites boasts an impressive selection of kites, flags and spinners, toys, apparel, gifts and games on the Outer Banks. Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun outdoor goodies such as...read more

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With 10 retail...read more

Lighthouse Parasail

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
1118 Corolla Village Road, Coastal Explorations, Corolla
(252) 722-3669

You haven’t seen Corolla until you’ve seen it from the air. As the closest parasail outfit to the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and 4x4 beaches, Lighthouse Parasail will have you flying high with amazing views of the northern Currituck beaches and all the Corolla attractions – you may even see some of the wild horses! Parasailing is one of the most popular family activities on the...read more

You haven’t seen Corolla until you’ve seen it from the air. As the closest parasail...read more

Whalehead

Child & Family Oriented in Corolla, NC
1100 Club Road, Historic Corolla, Corolla
(252) 453-9040

Whalehead is an historic house museum on the northern Outer Banks. The grand residence, dressed in bold yellow and striking copper, stands on a vast green lawn bordering the Currituck Sound. At first sight of the more than 21,000-square-foot Art Nouveau home, so out of place in the Outer Banks landscape, it’s immediately apparent that it has an intriguing past and a fascinating story to...read more

Whalehead is an historic house museum on the northern Outer Banks. The grand residence, dressed...read more