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Beautiful ground

It was suggested that we go here for nice sunset views. It was a great experience. You might want... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cary, North Carolina
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Interesting look back into history!

The park is beautiful, lots of great spots for photos and relaxing. The actual mansion and tour are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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“whalehead club”(74 reviews)
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Take a step back in time when you visit Whalehead in Historic Corolla! Originally built in the 1920s, this magnificent residence has been restored to its original grandeur and is open for tours year round. Located inside Historic Corolla Park, the...more
1100 Club Way, Corolla, NC 27927
+1 252-453-9040
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was suggested that we go here for nice sunset views. It was a great experience. You might want to take lawn chairs and enjoy. A nice place for couples and families.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is beautiful, lots of great spots for photos and relaxing. The actual mansion and tour are interesting. It is a self tour, guided by audio recordings. They do a nice job of highlighting the preserved historical elements of the mansion. Cell phones and...More

Thank JennS12345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to see as far as the mansion. However this is one of the better spots for sunsets. Lots of open green areas, gazebos and shaded areas for viewing. Wednesday nights are concerts and beer and wine tasting. Go and enjoy.

Thank travler1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a nice little grassy park perfect for a picnic. Lots of people enjoy fishing and crabbing or just walking around. Activities are planned throughout the season (weekly 5K, wine tastings, music, family events, crafts).

Thank cmg1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming home with many beautiful art nouveau design elements throughout the house. While certainly not on par with any of the mansions in Newport, it was quite an extravagant hunting cottage for its day. Fantastic views! The staff were very friendly and knew the house...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mom & I did the self-guided audio tour of the historic Whalehead Club. They have preserved the home very well with many original furnishings and fixtures. Great history of the area and the people who lived here. The basement exhibits were an interesting look at...More

Thank NotALostWanderer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park with museum & aquarium all in one area! Watch the ducks or go fishing for blue crabs in the pond! Perfect place to take small kids! Picturesque views! We loved this spot & would definitely return! Easy walking and ramps for strollers/wheelchairs! We...More

Thank spiritedconscience
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for wine tasting. The Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education center are all within walking distance. There are places to fish and go Crabbing. If you decide to 4WD to the Beach make this a stop on the...More

Thank Charles L
Reviewed 11 August 2018

a wonderful self guided tour, great way to spend an hour or two and learn about a gorgeous art nouveau mansion and the people who lived here

Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This area has different events going on throughout the year. You can crab, view sunsets, tour the Whalehead Club, an old hunting club, for a fee.The grounds are open to the public. There is a wildlife museum that is free of charge. The grounds are...More

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21 May 2018|
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Response from NualaH915 | Reviewed this property |
Whalehead House - 1100 Club Road, Corolla, NC, 27927. Corolla Lighthouse is close by at 1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, NC 27927
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Response from suekas | Reviewed this property |
It's free to walk the grounds which are beautiful but also worth taking the house tour if time permits. It's educational and fun!
25 July 2017|
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Response from spiritedconscience | Reviewed this property |
We watched a couple guys catching large blue crabs at the pier while we were walking the grounds! They showed our kids how to measure them. Very interesting!