Kill Devil Hills, NC

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.

Kill Devil Hills Attractions: 

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.

Outer Banks Rentals in Kill Devil Hills 

Sandcastle Condominiums

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. 

Victoria Place

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.

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1302 - SUMMER WIND $885.00 - $1,530.00 per week

1633 E2, N. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Oceanfront
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
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    85 people are interested in this property!
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    Summer Wind is a comfortable and cozy unit on the second floor with nice ocean views, great for a small family! This uni...Read More

1280 - SEA THE SOUND $970.00 - $1,600.00 per week

112 B Colington Pointe Dr
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Soundside
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
    Check-In Day: Saturday
    Subdivision: Colington Pointe
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    79 people are interested in this property!
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    Your family will enjoy the terrific views of Kitty Hawk Bay & fabulous sunsets over the natural marsh wetlands at “SEA T...Read More

1292 - TROPICAL BREEZE $1,400.00 - $3,850.00 per week

2012 N Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Oceanfront-Semi
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
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    31 people are interested in this property!
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    Enjoy the “Tropical Breeze” of this unique and elegant home. You and your family will appreciate the elegant palm motif,...Read More

1022 - THE WRIGHT PLACE $950.00 - $2,005.00 per week

1531 N. Va Dare Trail, Unit P1, Golden Strand Condos MP7
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Oceanfront
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
    Check-In Day: Sunday
    Subdivision: Golden Strand
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    75 people are interested in this property!
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    The Wright Place is a 3 bedroom condo in the Golden Stand condominium complex in Kill Devil Hills. The location of this ...Read More

1289 - KDH BEACH HIDEAWAY $1,120.00 - $1,875.00 per week

900 N. Virginia Dare Trail
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Oceanfront-Semi
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
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    77 people are interested in this property!
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    KDH Beach Hideaway offers the perks of an Oceanfront rental without the price tag, with a public beach access across the...Read More

1212 - RECESS $875.00 - $1,425.00 per week

117 Ocean Bay Blvd., MP 8.5
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Between the Highways
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
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    50 people are interested in this property!
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    Take a “recess” from the day to day grind in this attractively decorated, adorable beach cottage. Climb the steps to the...Read More

1275 - SPOUTER INN $1,675.00 - $3,825.00 per week

1505 N Va. Dare Trail MP 7.5
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Oceanfront
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
    Check-In Day: Saturday
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    • 5Bedrooms:
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    • 10Capacity:
    79 people are interested in this property!
  • Description:
    This historic Nags Head Style oceanfront home is on an ocean to road , one acre lot and comes with its own Guest Cottage...Read More

160 - THE PENTHOUSE $1,380.00 - $2,110.00 per week

503 Virginia Dare Trail, Unit 8, Sand Castle Condos
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Oceanfront
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
    Check-In Day: Sunday
    Subdivision: Sand Castle Condos
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    68 people are interested in this property!
  • Description:
    Like views? You’ll love it here! Your stress disappears as dolphins swim past, sea birds fly by, the waves crash agains...Read More

606 - AURELIA $635.00 - $1,185.00 per week

202 Sea Village Lane, MP 5.5
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

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    Location: Between the Highways
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
    Check-In Day: Saturday
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    • 3Bedrooms:
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    24 people are interested in this property!
  • Description:
    Aurelia is a 3 bedroom, 1.5 bathroom beach cottage in the heart of Kill Devil Hills. Located in a low traffic area, Aure...Read More

1255 - NEPTUNE'S ESCAPE $720.00 - $1,130.00 per week

2009 Wrightsville Blvd 4-F, MP 9.5
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948

  • Property Highlights
    Location: Between the Highways
    Community: Kill Devil Hills
    Check-In Day: Sunday
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    • 1Bedrooms:
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    89 people are interested in this property!
  • Description:
    Come get away at Neptune’s Escape a beautifully decorated 2nd Floor Condo. The Banks Condos and Neptune's Escape are t...Read More