Nearby Attractions

A scene from the performance.

A scene from the performance

©Roanoke Island Historical Association

 

The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony outdoor symphonic drama is performed during evenings from mid-June to mid-August at the park's Waterside Theatre.



 
Aerial view of the sunken gardens.

Aerial view of the sunken gardens part of the grounds

©Elizabethan Gardens

 

Elizabethan Gardens

Located within the park, the Elizabethan Gardens provides year-round opportunities to enjoy 10 acres of flora as a living memorial to England's first "New World" colonists.



 
A stretch of sandy beach in Cape Hatteras National Seashore

A stretch of sandy beach in Cape Hatteras National Seashore

National Park Service

 

Cape Hatteras National Seashore

Cape Hatteras National Seashore begins roughly 9 miles southeast of the park. Stretching southward for 70 miles, these narrow, sandy islands provide a wide variety of recreational opportunities.



 
Replicas of the Wright brothers' 1902 glider and 1903 flyer

Replicas of the Wright brothers' 1902 glider and 1903 flyer

National Park Service

 

Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial is where Wilbur and Orville Wright made history by being the first people to fly an airplane. Before they succeeded, they conducted flight experiments here for years. The memorial, located about 19 miles northeast of the park, commemorates their achievement.

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