Corridor Tips

These simple snippets pack a powerful punch. Our resident “tipsters” share local watering holes, wildlife viewing areas, innovative gear, a secret crab shack and more! Whether you’re adventuring indoors or out, follow these tips from locals, clues from outfitters, and “go-to” advice from those that are always on the GO!



Sail Camp List Albemarle Sound 2018
Flashlights   headlamp   Binoculars
Candle lantern  Camera    Compass  Duct tape
PFD   Map/Charts Notes  Oars    Hammock            
Tent Sleeping Bag Coffee Grog…



Handmade, hands on & hand-crafted! Pocosin Arts School of Fine Craft in Columbia, NC offers a variety of workshops, classes and special sessions for beginners to experts. Learn how to refurbish bamboo rods, take a photography class or experience the art of torch-fired enamels. Lots more to choose from each season. Regional craft persons and resident artists share their talents throughout the year.


Informed boaters – All types of watercraft have the potential to spread the aggressive invasive aquatic plant called Hydrilla. This includes canoes, kayaks, personal watercraft and sailboats. Boat cleaning helps stop the spread of this and many other invasive species. Remove and dispose of ALL vegetation in or on your boat and trailer after each use. More tips


The Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve’s ADA Trail is ideal for families with small children and those with disabilities. The ½-mile loop trail is a combination of paved surfaces and boardwalks that overlook an interdunal freshwater pond and a brackish marsh.


Suspension Therapy – When’s the last time you laid in a hammock? Check out Eagle Nest Outfitters hammocks for some serious hang time. Not only are they way cool, they are also comfortable, lightweight and durable. When used responsibly, they have a minimum impact on the trees and surrounding environment.

Grape to Glass Experiences! – Support local wines and enjoy free weekend wine tastings, Wednesday’s vineyard/winery tours and special seasonal events at Sanctuary Vineyards located on a quaint seaside farm in Jarvisburg, NC.









Stretch the legs and take your family and dog for a lovely walk through Edenton’s Historic Cotton Mill Village. Visit the Edenton Cotton Mill Village Museum of History to learn more about its history and Preservation NC’s successful model to repurpose the mill and village homes.





Looking for a new beach access? How about a boat landing, parking lot, or even showers? Our state’s beach and water access sites are categorized into 4 categories: Regional, Local, Neighborhood & Waterfront. Check out NCDENR’s Division of Coastal Management FREE beach and waterfront access mapping resource on their interactive access locator & website.


Join a paddling group! The Town of Edenton Parks & Recreation invites paddlers of all levels of experience to spend a leisurely evening kayaking, canoeing and/or paddle boarding each Wednesday. Great way to unwind after the day and meet other paddlers!




Dining out along the Albemarle Sound? Support the local commercial fishing industry and its heritage by requesting Outer Banks Catch. You’ll increase the demand for local seafood in restaurants and help strengthen the local economy. To learn more, test your Seafood I.Q.!







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