The White Doe Inn, an Outer Banks bed and breakfast located in Manteo, NC on Roanoke Island, is the perfect place to take advantage of all that this destination has to offer. Tucked in along the shores of Shallowbag Bay, the picturesque waterfront village of Manteo is surrounded by tranquil waters and is just minutes from Nags Head’s beautiful beaches.
The White Doe Inn B&B has been welcoming guests since the turn of the century. Guests come from near and far to experience gracious hospitality in this lovely historic Victorian home. The Inn offers an all-inclusive stay with complimentary breakfast, afternoon & evening refreshments, bicycles for our guests, concierge services, and much more. The Inn’s staff is available to make reservations or to arrange the purchase of advance tickets to events and activities.
The location of the Inn provides easy touring of Roanoke Island, which offers such visitor venues as the North Carolina Aquarium, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, The Lost Colony Outdoor Symphonic Drama, the Elizabethan Gardens, Roanoke Island Festival Park, the NC Maritime Museum, and the Roanoke Marsh Lighthouse. Along the waterfront are unique boutiques for shopping and incredible restaurants to suit any taste.
Only an hour to the north, you can enjoy visiting the Currituck Lighthouse, the Whalehead Museum, the NC Wildlife Museum, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Jockey’s Ridge State Park, and some of North Carolina’s wineries and vineyards offering wine tastings and tours.
Traveling to the south you may enjoy visiting the Pea Island Wildlife Refuge, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Bodie Island Lighthouse, Chicamacomico Life Saving Museum, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, or taking one of North Carolina's unique ferries to visit Ocracoke Island.
Traveling Inland to the Mainland, you will venture into the Alligator National Wildlife Refuge, home to the red wolf, black bears, alligators, and a myriad of bird life.
And, of course, shopping, special tours, and the unexpected adventures that can be found all along the way; kayaking, birding, hang gliding, parasailing, and sport fishing.
Return to The White Doe Inn after a day full of fun and adventure to relax for a spell, enjoy the offerings of afternoon refreshments, discuss the options for the night ahead … perhaps a special dinner out at one of the fine dining establishments or maybe one of The White Doe Inn’s famous salads with a good bottle of wine to be enjoyed in your room, on one of the balconies, or on the verandah.
For those who want to “Tie the Knot” on the Outer Banks, destination weddings and honeymoons are hugely popular. The White Doe Inn offers wedding and honeymoon packages for those that wish to celebrate these occasions in a more small and intimate setting. For elopements, we have specially orchestrated the “For the Love of Two” Wedding Package. For larger wedding packages, see our White Doe Inn Wedding Packages. Honeymoon Packages are also a specialty. So, whether you are honeymooning, celebrating a birthday or an anniversary, or just escaping for the weekend, The White Doe Inn is your perfect destination on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
When you stay at The White Doe Inn, you will enjoy a unique experience – a place where the road is less traveled, where one can sit on the porches and watch the world go by, and a place where both natural and cultural resources abound. It is a place that will lure you back again and again.