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13 Mar 2023
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When you come to the Outer Banks on vacation, there are so many fun and amazing things to do during your stay. Enjoy a hang gliding adventure, go beachcombing, or simply spend the day at the beach. But sometimes, when you want to get out of the house, there are few things better than a game of mini-golf, also known as putt-putt. Fortunately, there are several different putt-putt OBX options up and down the beach, from Corolla to Hatteras. They all have different themes with beautiful attractions that you're sure to see from the highway while exploring. Here's a list of putt-putt options for you and your family to have loads of fun during your next vacation!



798K Sunset Blvd., Corolla, NC 27927
(252) 453-6900

If you're looking for a quick adventure or something to make the time pass while waiting to check-in to your vacation rental, Corolla Mini-Golf is a quick and easy course in the heart of Corolla. Enjoy great views oover the pond with a fountain, making this a great place to catch a sunset. The course isn't super long, but it gets the kids out and about will encouraging some friendly competition. 


1024 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927
(252) 453-4198

A little further north, you'll find The Grass Course, which is a great location with plenty of green for a fun afternoon of miniature golf! You'll find twenty holes as well as a snack bar, making this a fun afternoon out. The course is unique with different challenges and beautiful landscaping. Stop by on your way to the beach and have some fun on this well-maintained natural grass course.


Corolla Adventure Golf & Bumper Cars

808 Ocean Trail, Corolla, NC 27927
(252) 453-7777

Corolla Adventure Golf is the perfect place to come for a game of mini-golf, a round of bumper cars, and, of course, snacks! Corolla Adventure Golf offers three 9-hole miniature golf courses for all-ages fun while the bumper cars and arcade give you and your family the perfect opportunity to come in from the heat on a sunny day and relax with some air conditioner and games!


1159 Austin St., Corolla, NC 27927
(252) 453-4443

This spot packs quite the punch when it comes to offering challenging holes, plenty of shade, and fun prizes in the arcade! Pirates Island Golf & Corolla Arcade is a fun sput close to shopping and dining. The giant skull also offers a fantastic spot for a selfie while the pirate theme gives you the chance to immerse yourself in a fantsy world for a little bit. Enjoy 18-holes, waterfalls, caves, and so much more. Located in the Corolla Light Town Center, this is a great place for some putt putt on the northern end of the Outer Banks!

Kitty Hawk


3712 N. Croatan Hwy., Suite E, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
(252) 715-5820

If you're looking for a one-stop shop of fun, you'll definitely want to check out Turf's Up OBX. This indoor sports club offers indoor golf experiences as well as baseball, football, soccer, hockey, and more! You won't want to miss the chance to head indoors when the summer's heating up where the A/C is there to keep you cool and the games are endless.

Kill Devil Hills


3300 N. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 441-7626

Paraide Fun Park is the perfect place for an adventure when you're in Kill Devil Hills. Bring the kiddos to enjoy mini-golf, bumper cars, and a super fun arcade for a little extra indoor fun! With plenty of parking, great selfie spots, and lots of sunshine, Paraide Fun Park is a great way to spend some time together as a family when you're not at the beach! So get out there and go make some memories on this awesome course.


1600 N. Croatan Hwy., Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 480-0142

Get ready for the ultimate putt putt adventure at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf in Kill Devil Hills. This course features two 18-hole Miniature Golf Courses as well as a mining train that you can ride to the first holes! Play mini-golf together as a family as you follow Professor Hacker through his exploration of the mines in search of gold and diamonds. You'll love this spot and will enjoy the chance to take advantage of the Outer Banks sunshine while you engage in some friendly competition with your family.


6704 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 480-6606

Come experience a pirate's life at Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf! With cannon fire, pirate caves, and a fun arcade, Mutiny Bay is a fun and exciting Outer Banks tradition that will have you coming back to play putt putt year after year! Enjoy an 18-hole course with a sounside view and lots of fun. The clubhouse and arcade also offers snacks and games when you're ready to come in from the heat. However you spend your time at Mutiny Bay, it's sure to be treat.

Nags Head


2914 S. Virginia Dare Trl., Nags Head, 27959
(252) 441-5875

If you're out and about in Nags Head, Galaxy Golf is a bargain and a great way to spend the day. With $8 unlimited stay and play until 5PM, this out-of-this-world mini golfing adventure is right across the street from the beach and offers two 18-hole courses that will keep you and your family entertained for the whole afternoon! Meet aliens, astronauts, and other galactic visitors during your putt-putt excursion. 


6926 S. Croatan Hwy., Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 441-6841

If your interests are more prehistoric, Jurassic Putt offers a dinosaur-themed experience with water misters, giant dinosaurs, and two 18-hole courses that promise fun for the whole family. Enjoy views of the Roanoke Sound and Manteo during your trip, making this a great place to stop in between destinations.

Hatteras Island


24420 NC Highway 12, Rodanthe, NC 27968
(252) 987-0384

If you're looking for mini-golf fun on Hatteras Island, Hwy 12 Amusements has everything you need for all the fun without the sweat and heat! The whole family will enjoy a trip to this huge indoor amusement area with laser tag, bowling, mini-golf, and a rock climbing wall, just to name a few. Highway 12 Amusements ensures hours of fun for the whole family that is sure to elevate any Outer Banks vacation.

Check out our available rentals and book your next Outer Banks vacation stay today!