Buxton Attractions

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  • ChalieB_99
    Hammonton, NJ82 contributions
    One of the four OBX lighthouses. Great place to stop for a little while. Ranger gave very educational and interesting talk….
    Written 21 October 2022
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  • Stephane F
    Scottsdale, AZ4 contributions
    This is a fabulous spot for windsurfers. Parking is great, and there is a lovely outdoor shower. The water is slightly deeper here, so you can bring a hydrofoil. Have fun!
    Written 3 August 2022
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  • Tammie L
    2 contributions
    Great local seafood shop…had scallops twice this past week and also 100 local oysters…all delicious! Shop also sells lots of other neat things. Loved the place, and had awesome customer service! Will be back when in town!
    Written 14 November 2022
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  • ShirleyOT
    Collingwood, Canada86 contributions
    An easy walk with interpretive signs beside the famous lighthouse.
    We found the explanations helpful and enjoyed the habitat variety.
    Written 9 November 2022
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  • Kellie H.
    1 contribution
    Hubby and I have been here the last 2 mornings for breakfast and it was delicious both days!! Good size portions...I was not able to finish either meal...friendly staff and great service! Highly recommend!!
    Written 9 June 2019
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  • Victoria B
    Raleigh, NC1,398 contributions
    Great ice cream! In the middle of the summer, lines are out the door, you can't even park in the parking lot and the putt-putt course is full each night. Thankfully, we were here in April and it was quiet. We walked right in, got our ice cream and walked out to the putt-putt area to sit in the shade and eat. Owner is really nice and chatted with us for a bit! He suggested what I ordered (can't remember the name) something "local" like Blackbeard or Hatteras ice cream. It had pineapple and cherries in it, maybe? Anyway, it was delicious!
    Written 6 July 2022
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  • Gina R
    1 contribution
    I love everything about Buxton Village Books. The little parking area, the carefully curated selection of books, the smaller, well arranged space…all make this shop so enchanting. A small local, wonderfully warm and charming book store…I wish every town had a shop just like this. It’s part of the Outer Banks experience for me every time we visit!
    Written 28 October 2022
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  • Victor G
    Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada99 contributions
    This tour is a must for anyone staying on the Outer Banks. You spend a day visiting or seeing all of the major sites from Duck to Orkacoke Island. Your ride in a comfy mid sized bus with the KING of tour guides. Your guide is a sixth generation Outer Banks family man who without doubt is a great historian and environmentalist. This trip was a highlight of our week.
    Written 9 May 2019
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  • Asia M
    3 contributions
    Good coffee & super nice barista.
    Also a really neat shop with stickers, beads, necklace making kits, etc..
    Had the iced latte and my husband had the lemonade, both were delicious.
    Written 7 September 2022
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