The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a strand of barrier islands that are 100-miles long, which locals call a sandbar and it’s known for some of the most beautiful beaches along the eastern seaboard.

When you visit the Outer Banks, you only have a set amount of time but there is so much to see and do! While you’re here for primarily fun in the sun and beach time, you will also need a couple of those non-beach days to venture out and explore. But what other fun things are there to do on the Outer Banks that won’t drain your pocketbook? Let’s explore some of these family friendly opportunities that we think your whole family will love!