There are plenty of fun things to do in Edenton, NC and the Inner Banks.

Chowan County is home to some of the oldest inner coastal waterways in the country. Get away to the quiet sanctuary of Albemarle Sound, offering, marinas, fishing, canoe and kayak trails, sailing tours, and all water related activities. Canoeing trails are some of the most popular attractions in this part of the state. Since the Albemarle Sound is comprised of a network of numerous rivers and streams, it is able to wind all the way through most of North Carolina and parts of the neighboring state of Virginia. Both the Outer Banks and the Inner Banks border this expansive body of water, which serves as a solid resource for the abundant wildlife that inhabits this area.

Albemarle Sound kayaking

Albemarle Sound fishing is another beloved activity here due to the multitude of fish species that live within these waters. The more adventurous can take advantage of the high, steady winds. Visit the many parks that are found on the banks of the Albemarle Sound to see more of North Carolina’s scenery and wildlife.

Enjoy the many North Carolina lighthouses, including the famous Roanoke River lighthouse which offers tours that are fun for the whole family.  Visit the Rocky Hock Playhouse for live, musical entertainment at their indoor theatre. The Rocky Hock Playhouse is known as one of the most unique theatres in America with their original musicals that are fun for everyone. The Historic Albemarle Tour is a great resource offering many options for activities both every day and for special events held throughout the Inner Banks.

Inner Banks of North Carolina

Three golf courses just a short drive away. Visit the Links at Mulberry Hill in Edenton, Albemarle Plantation in nearby Hertford, and Scotch Hall Preserve in Merry Hill for a variety of course levels and endless putting fun!

Only an hour away from Edenton is the Outer Banks and the many attractions there, including the Elizabethan Gardens.


Recreation Inner Banks