The History Themed Park In North Carolina Everyone Should Visit At Least Once

History is alive and well at a one of the most unique parks in the state of North Carolina. Roanoke Island is well known for its role in settling what is now North Carolina in the very English settlement in the New World . On the north end of the island, in the town of Manteo, Roanoke Island Festival Park creates a living history exhibit everyone from, or visiting, the Tar Heel State should experience at least once.

Roanoke Island Festival Park is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed on some holidays). Tickets are good for two consecutive days (which is awesome in case it starts to rain!). Ticket prices are: $10/adults, $7/youth ages 3-7, free for children age 2 and under. A $1 discount is applied for military and seniors. Learn more on the official website and follow the Facebook page here.

Address: 1 Festival Park, Manteo, NC, 27954

While you’re in the area, why not explore one of the last tiny fishing villages remaining in North Carolina? It’s located at the southern tip of Roanoke Island. Read all about it in this previous article!