The Magical Town of Corolla
Are you looking for a peaceful and secluded destination to visit on your next Outer Banks vacation? Then Corolla, is the perfect place for you. Located on the northernmost part of the barrier islands, this quaint beach town offers stunning views of majestic beaches and wild horses roaming freely across the dunes. From exploring Currituck Beach Lighthouse to whale watching at Whalehead in Historic Corolla or learning about local wildlife at the Center for Wildlife Education, there is something here that will capture everyone’s interest.
One of the Most Peaceful Towns of OBX
The peaceful atmosphere of Corolla is unlike anything else. As you meander through the streets, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a serene landscape and the sound of rolling waves in the distance. The town is sparsely populated and has maintained its small-town charm throughout the years.
The Town’s Magic: Known for Wild Horses to Roam the Beach
The wild horses of Corolla are a true marvel, it’s almost magical. It’s not uncommon to see them roaming the beaches here, taking in the sun and salty air. Many come from the Corolla Wild Horse Herd, which has inhabited these beaches for centuries. The interaction between these majestic creatures and humans is something that can’t be replicated, making it a truly special vacation experience.
Corolla offers plenty of attractions to explore during your stay. There is so much history and really fun things to do for the sightseer or education things for the little ones. Below are just a few of the local attractions of Corolla:
Whalehead in Historic Corolla is an iconic building and a must-see for many visitors. This beautiful art deco style mansion overlooks Currituck Sound and is full of unique history. The building was originally constructed in 1925 as a private residence, but it has since been restored and open to the public as a museum.
The Center for Wildlife Education is a great place to learn about the local wildlife and ecology surrounding Corolla. The center is open year-round and offers a wide range of educational programs, lectures, and guided tours.
With its abundance of outdoor activities, Corolla is perfect for the outdoor enthusiast. Kayaking is one of the most popular activities here, as it allows you to explore the beauty of the sound and its many creeks. Surfing is another favorite activity, as the waves here provide an ideal opportunity to catch some great surf! It’s also a fantastic place to learn to surf so bring the young ones if you want them to learn (book a professional to teach).
Fishing is also a popular pastime in Corolla. TheOBX offers some of the best fishing spots in North Carolina and anglers here can find a wide variety of species to target.
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Overall, Corolla is the perfect destination for your next Outer Banks getaway! From its peaceful atmosphere and wild horses to its unique attractions and abundance of outdoor activities, there’s something here that everyone will love. So what are you waiting for? Plan your trip today!