On the Outer Banks, there are so many things to see and do and making a list of everything can get a little overwhelming. We’ve cut out the hard work for you and have come up with an OBX Summer Bucket List for you and your family! Our list makes it easy for you and your family to hit up some of the most fun and worthwhile attractions on the Outer Banks. See how many things you can accomplish and check off on your OBX Summer Bucket List!

You can print the OBX summer bucket list below to physically check everything off! Let us know what all you’ve accomplished by tagging us in photos on instagram at @resortrealtyobx!

Outer Banks summer bucket list full of things to do, sights to see, and places to eat on the Outer Banks!

OBX Summer Bucket List

1. Get an acai bowl from The Spot

2. Spend all day at the beach (reapply sunscreen often and stay hydrated)

3. Order a pizza from Nags Head Pizza

4. Pet a stingray at the aquarium

5. Watch fishermen bring in their catch at Oregon Inlet at 4 PM

6. Mini Golf or Go Karts

7. Find a new favorite Outer Banks restaurant

8. Visit H2OBX waterpark

9. Take a stroll on the beach road path

10. Climb to the top of the Hatteras Lighthouse

11. Ring the bell on the Elizabeth II at Festival Park

12. Hunt for ghost crabs

13. Spot a wild horse in Corolla

14. Climb the Wright Brothers Monument

15. Skydive

16. Learn how to surf

17. Try a poke bowl

18. Watch the Sunrise

19. Have a beach bonfire

20. Explore Ocracoke

21. Visit one of the most Insta-worthy spots on the OBX

22. Spend a night stargazing on the beach

23. Eat fresh, local seafood

24. Visit historic Corolla and the Whalehead Club

25. Stop by Bros Sandwich Shack and grab a bite to eat

26. Fish off one of the local piers

27. Grab a Duck Donut at the original shop in Duck

28. Find a unique souvenir from a local Outer Banks maker

29. Grab a breakfast biscuit from Helen’s

30. Fly a kite on Jockey’s Ridge

31. Search for sea glass at Coquina Beach

32. Climb to the top of the Wright Brothers Monument

33. Visit the Little Red Mailbox and leave a note of hope

34. Grab an OBX inspired book and make it your beach read

35. Get an Apple Ugly from Orange Blossom Bakery in Hatteras

36. Drink a Larry’s Lemonade on the pier at Fish Heads Bar and Grille

37. Stroll downtown Manteo

38. Treat yourself to a massage or facial at Lovie’s Salon

39. Take your pup for a walk on the beach

40. Walk to the very end of Jennette’s Pier

41. Schedule a beach photoshoot to preserve memories

42. Find a new favorite local shop and treat yoself

43. Catch the sunset on the soundside

44. Visit the Kill Devil Rum distillery

45. Learn about local pirates and shipwrecks at the Graveyard of the Atlantic museum

46. Visit the Elizabethan Gardens

47. Have a competition with family on who can pick up the most trash on the beach; loser has to pay for ice cream

48. Rent (or bring your own) 4WD vehicle and drive on the beaches on Hatteras Island or in Corolla (just make sure you have the proper permit)

49. Visit the Dowdy Park Farmer’s Market

50. Collect the most unique shells you can find