Nearby Attractions

A scene from the performance.
A scene from the performance of The Lost Colony

©Roanoke Island Historical Association


The Lost Colony

The Lost Colony outdoor symphonic drama is performed evenings from late-May 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.

Waves flow against a peaceful beach with the top of a lighthouse seen in the distance
One of the many beautiful views you can see at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

National Park Service/E. Moses


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, as well as a habitat for a variety of marine life.

Visitors walking up paths on a tall grassy hill leading to a granite monument at the top
The Wright Brothers Monument on Kill Devil Hill

National Park Service/E. Saunders


Wright Brothers National Memorial

Wright Brothers National Memorial is where Wilbur and Orville Wright made history by being the first 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.

Last updated: October 8, 2021

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