Exploring Manns Harbor, North Carolina

Fishing boat at Manns Harbor, NC
Boat at Manns Harbor, NC

Manns Harbor is a small fishing village on the western Banks of Croatan Sound. It is just east of the US64 US 264 intersection. The William B. Umstead Bridge and the newer Virginia Dare Memorial Bridge link Manns Harbor on the mainland to Manteo on Roanoke Island.

Fishing Boat Manns-Harbor
Boat at Manns Harbor

Manns Harbor is home of Spencer Yachts. Spencer Yachts makes some beatuiful high performance fishing yachts. Spencer Yachts. They were building a new yacht while we were in Manns Harbor.

Sign for Spencers Yachts Manns-Harbor
Spencers Yachsts
New Yacht at Spencers Yachts
New Yacht under construction Spencers Yachts Manns Harbor

We found a few boats and crab pots at the old ferry dock. The ferry provided a link between Manns Harbor and Roanoke Island til 1957 when the William B Umstead Bridge was comleted.

Fishing Boat a Crab Pots
Fishing Boat and Crab Pots Manns Harbor
Side of shed