Currituck Beach Lighthouse
This lighthouse is unique, thanks to the fact that it's made entirely of red brick. It borders Whalehead in Historic Corolla, and is a functional lighthouse today. Reconstruction is undergoing, but visitors can still explore the grounds.
Whalehead in Historic Corolla
The stunning, bright-yellow Whalehead mansion is located on 39 acres of beautiful property and is known for its unique art-nouveau style. It's on the National Register of Historic Places, and you're able to tour the house daily.
Have you ever seen wild horses up close? You'll find them at Currituck Beach, where the mustangs are a popular attraction. Hop on a tour with a local guide, or try to find them for yourself. This is also a popular spot for fishermen.
Carova Beach is a wonderfully isolated, pristine stretch of sand bordering the Atlantic Ocean. People come here to soak up the peace and quiet among the small crowds of visitors.
Currituck Banks is a preserved nature area spanning 965-acres north of Corolla. You can experience the swamps, forests, and wetlands here via footpath or boardwalk. The routes are easy to walk, and the scenery is astounding.