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Kitty Hawk, NC

Kitty Hawk is the second town you come to as you cross the Wright Brother Memorial Bridge onto the Outer Banks and head south. Stretching from milepost 1 to milepost 4, Kitty Hawk is a small, but fantastic Outer Banks vacation rental destination!

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina has grown into a summer resort area and boasts some of the best things to do on the North Carolina coast.  Enjoy a round of golf at Sea Scape Golf course, visit the many local businesses, or just relax at the beach.  Most of the beaches in Kitty Hawk have a very low dune line, providing some of the best ocean views from your rentals on the Outer Banks.

You can enjoy a scenic walk on the beach or venture onto the water with boat rental or watersport activitiesKitty Hawk can also be the perfect rustic pier setting for an Outer Banks Wedding.



Kitty Hawk Attractions:

The Promenade

The Promenade offers activities ranging from a waterfall themed miniature golf course to a full size fairway driving range. If you want fun on the sound, you will find a watersports center with jetski and boat rentals.


Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve

The Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve is an 1,800 acre protected area. The Coastal Reserve is home to a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles and is the only maritime forest in the state dominated by the bald cypress. Visitors can enjoy walking trails or access the area with small boats. The reserve also features a public boat ramp.


Aycock Brown Welcome Center

The Aycock Brown Welcome Center is named for local photographer and writer Aycock Brown, the first director of the Dare County Tourist Bureau who documented the area in over 100,000 photographs. The center offers promotional information about the Outer Banks area along with public picnic areas.


Sea Scape Golf Links

Nestled in the natural beauty of the Outer Banks, the Sea Scape Golf Links dramatic elevation changes with ocean views on several holes, incorporating maritime forests and sand dunes into the course for a special golfing experience.


Public Beach Access

Kitty Hawk offers public beaches with parking provided on nearby streets. The local Ocean Rescue performs lifeguard and ocean safety duties from Memorial Day until Labor Day.