With a beautiful location and quaint community feel, the Town Of Manteo welcomes tens of thousands of visitors year after year. Home of several historic sites such as the Lost Colony, The Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Manteo also boasts the Manteo Waterfront in Historic Downtown Manteo. The Manteo Waterfront is often the location of seasonal events (First Friday, Dare Days, Christmas Tree lighting) and is comprised of a marina, waterfront gazebo, boathouse, family-run Pioneer Theater, the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, and dozens of shops and restaurants, plus ghost tours. Several boat cruises including dolphin tours, twilight cruises, parasailing, and fishing charters launch from Manteo. Manteo also hosts several other attractions including the Roanoke Island Festival park, the Elizabethan Gardens, The North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Jumpmasters trampoline park and more.