Centrally located on the Outer Banks, Kill Devil Hills is the Outer Banks’ oldest township. It is bordered by Kitty Hawk to the north and Nags Head to the south. Kill Devil Hills is the site of the Wright Brothers National Memorial, commemorating the Wright brothers' first powered flights on Thursday, December 17, 1903.
Today in Kill Devil Hills you will find the largest strip of fast food chains, dubbed "French Fry Alley". There are also many locally owned restaurants, shopping centers, department stores, surf shops, and souvenir stores. Family activities are abound with miniature golf, a movie theater, an Outer Banks fishing pier and miles of beaches with numerous public beach accesses.
The central location of Kill Devil Hills makes it an ideal Outer Banks vacation rental location for visitors who want to explore the entire Outer Banks. A quick drive brings you to Jockey's Ridge, historic Roanoke Island and the Bodie Island Lighthouse.
Wright Brothers National Memorial
The Wright Brothers National Memorial honors the first powered controlled flight of the Wright Brothers in 1903. The Visitor Center features full-scale reproductions of the Wright 1903 Powered Flyer and interpretive presentations. A pavilion boasts an exhibit hall with special exhibits, including a replica of the 1902 Wright Glider and a multipurpose auditorium. The grounds include historical markers of each attempted powered flight, replica camp buildings and a 60-foot granite monument on top of Big Kill Devil Hill (a 90-foot dune) honoring the Wright brothers.
Avalon Fishing Pier
The Avalon Fishing Pier was built in 1958 and is open from 5:00 am - 2:00 am during the summer months. The pier offers some of the best fishing around as well as a full service arcade and snack shop.
Public Beach Access
Kill Devil Hills offers public beach access with parking, showers and are patrolled by the Town of Kill Devil Hills Ocean Rescue Division.
Centrally located at Milepost 8.5, these contemporary units are close to many shops and restaurants, as well as the Wright Brother’s Memorial. The complex has a swimming pool, outdoor showers, grills, and a boardwalk to the beach.
Luxury condos for the discriminating vacationer. Located in the heart of Kill Devil Hills with views of the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and the Wright Memorial. Quality upscale construction inside and out along with top-of-the-mark appointments are all part of the allure. Quite simply the finest condominiums anywhere on the Outer Banks.
Golden Strand Condominiums
The Golden Strand Condominiums in Kill Devil Hills are centrally located to everything the Outer Banks has to offer. Enjoy the ocean directly in front of your condominium on a life guarded beach. Each Golden Strand Outer Banks rental offers a private balcony with ocean views. A large outdoor community pool, elevator, playground, fish cleaning station, BBQ grilling area, picnic tables, horseshoe pit, and two on-site laundry rooms are available to guests in this complex.