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Go-Karts in Outer Banks Have The Whole Family Excited

04/19/2023 | by Joseph Mitchell | Outer Banks Attractions and Activities Outer Banks Outdoor Recreation

Enjoying time on the Outer Banks is a treat for travelers looking for a place where they can easily pair sand, sun, and surf at every turn. When visitors are excited to dig their toes into the sand and soak up the rays at their own leisurely pace, the Outer Banks is a destination that’s sure to satisfy. That said, there’s always room for more in the way of fun while you’re here. Whether you’re traveling with the kids in tow or you’re an adventurer with a heart for amusement park-style excursions, the Outer Banks is also home to a variety of go-kart stops where visitors can embrace the best of a friendly competition alongside family and friends. The following are a few you’ll want to be sure to include on your list when you’re looking to round out your itinerary with excitement!

Go-Karts in Outer Banks Have The Whole Family Excited

Situated at 796 Sunset Boulevard in Corolla, guests heading to the Outer Banks will find they can enjoy time at the Corolla Raceway during their stay. Just about an hour from Manteo, this family-fun stop sits within Timbuck II Shopping Village and enjoy a large, inviting track offering guests access to junior go-karts and single and double karts alike. Bumper cars are also available to be enjoyed on-site while a full arcade keeps kids engaged for hours! The raceway is open daily between May and September.


Check Out Frisco Mini-Golf and Go-Karts

Take Highway 12 South 59 miles from Manteo to Frisco and you’ll find easy access to go-karting fun at Frisco Mini-Golf and Go-Karts. Situated at 50212 Trent Lake Lane this stop is designed to be fun for guests of all ages. Just 6 miles south of the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Frisco Mini-Golf and Go-Karts hosts two go-kart tracks for guests to enjoy including a family track and a fast track for an even more adrenaline-pumping adventure. There’s a 58-inch height requirement to drive, but smaller children are allowed to ride with an adult. After go-karting, make sure to check out the bumper cars as well as the game room and concessions area. The mini-golf course offers 18 holes of entertainment where visitors can put their short-game skills to the test.

Nags Head Raceway

No more than 9 miles from Manteo, visitors heading to the Outer Banks and looking for go-kart fun will find it waiting for them at the Nags Head Raceway. Situated at 7000 S. Croatan Highway, Nags Head Raceway takes go-karting to another level with access to two-seater cars and racers available alike. It also functions as a top-rated Indy track which those with a need for speed will find exceptionally appealing. On-site, visitors can also check out the arcade, bumper car arena, and ice cream stand when cravings come calling. Nags Head Raceway hosts a sister facility known as Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf and Full Throttle Speedway North just half a mile when guests are looking to continue the fun.

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