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Manteo

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Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. The population was 1,434 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Dare County.GeographyManteo is located at, on the north central area of Roanoke Island. It is located off the exit at the South 16 mile post on NC Hwy 158 at Whalebone Junction, the junction of NC Highways 158, 64, and 12, known as the Beach Road.According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.13sqkm, of which 4.97sqkm is land and 0.16sqkm, or 3.09%, is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2010, there were 1,434 people, 681 households, and 373 families residing in the town. The population density was 843.5 people per square mile (318.7/km2˜). There were 1,353 housing units at an average density of 795.9 per square mile (300.7/km2˜). The racial makeup of the town was 84.7% White, 8.4% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 2.6% from other races, and 3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 9% of the population.
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Aquarium
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Distillery
Outer Banks Distilling
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Duration: 2 hours
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Garden
Elizabethan Gardens
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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National Park
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
4.2
Duration: 8 hours

Side trips from Manteo

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Geologic Formation
Jockey's Ridge State Park Nags Head
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Lighthouse
Bodie Island Lighthouse Nags Head
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Pier / Boardwalk
Jennette's Pier Nags Head
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Hidden gems in Manteo

Boat Tour
Boat Tours & Water Sports
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Historic Site
Island Farm
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Wildlife Area
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Lighthouse
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
4.4
Duration: 2 hours

Kid-friendly things to do in Manteo

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Capt Johnny's Outer Banks Dolphin Tours
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
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Historic Walking Area
Roanoke Island Festival Park
3.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
3.7
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Manteo

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Art Gallery
Dare County Arts Council
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
History Museum
Buffalo City Exhibit
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes

Historic Sites in Manteo

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Historic Walking Area
Poor Richards
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
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Helicopter Tour
Coastal Helicopters
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Air Tour
OBX Biplanes and Warbirds
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Duration: 1h 30 min
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Paradise Dolphin Cruises Wanchese
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Duration: 2h 30 min

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