Kill Devil Hills Things to Do

  • Green Pond near Visitor Center
    Green Pond near Visitor Center
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  • Green Pond near Visitor Center
    Green Pond near Visitor Center
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    Sand Dune
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Most Viewed Things to Do in Kill Devil Hills

  • 1. Wright Brothers National Memorial

    We made a quick visit to the park before I went to the dentist to see where the first successful sustained powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine were made by Wilbur and Orville Wright. We went...

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  • 2. Visitor's Center Wright Brothers National Memorial

    Each year, one or more individuals who have been pioneers of aviation are honored by having their portraits hung in the Visitor's Center. Pictured, going right to left on the top row: 1) Amelia...

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  • 3. Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve

    This 1,100-acre preserve in Dare County is owned by the Nature Conservancy in conjunction with the towns of Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head, and protects one of...

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  • 4. Take a Picture

    According to the NPS website:"Professional photographs of the Wright Brothers Visitor Center tend to exaggerate its modern features by emphasizing the shell...

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  • 5. Avalon Fishing Pier

    For those who prefer catching the big one over catching a tan, there is the Avalon Pier.The 700 foot (213 m.) long pier was built in 1958.For a live camera shot...

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  • 6. Wright Brothers National Monument

    Here, on a blustery December day in 1903, the Wright Brothers set out to do what many others had tried to do. Everyone else had failed, and many doubted that it...

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  • 7. Wright Brothers Monument

    I am so happy that we stopped here. The museum is free and is filled historical information on aviation. I believe that it may have cost like $2 per person to...

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  • 8. Only Five Challenges to Flight?

    This is once again in the exhibit area closest to the monument. The title of this exhibit struck me as a bit odd, but what do I know? I suppose more...

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  • 9. The Flying Place...

    So this area is not so photographic but the historical significance makes up for it. Take a stroll on the very spot where the first flights happened and touch...

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  • 10. Read All About It!

    I'm sorry that all of the text is not visible for you to read here... I guess this is where a better camera would be useful. Still, I hope you can see enough to...

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  • 11. Alone on a Hill...

    As you continue your drive that completely encircles the monument, you have the opportunity to view and photograph this site from a variety of angles. This is...

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  • 12. Wright Brothers Memorial

    I don't consider myself to be an accomplished photographer by any means and given my equipment is a one-time use camera, I do the best I can. Never-the-less, I...

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  • 13. Wright Brothers Memorial

    The Wright Brothers Memorial in Kill Devil Hills is where the Wright Brothers went to test out their flyers. Because the islands had strong winds it was ideal...

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  • 14. Camp fires on the Beach

    What could be more beautiful and relaxing than watching the light fade over the ocean, hearing the surf on the beach, and keeping your feet warm by blazing...

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  • 15. Boogie Boarding!

    Even though my first time out on the waves was when the surf was pounding down and the water was 40 degrees, I had the time of my life! One of the surf shops...

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  • 16. Wright Brothers Memorial

    Here I am standing on top of Kill Devil Hill in front of the Wright Brothers Memorial Pylon. Sand dunes naturally shift with time and the winds. So in the early...

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  • 17. View from Kill Devil Hill

    You will really need to click on the picture to enlarge it to appreciate the view from the top of Kill Devil Hill. You can see the township of Kill Devil Hills...

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  • 18. Guy in hat flies with the Wright Brothers

    I can only take so much history and seriousness. It was time for a few laughs and some fun. So here I am just behind the Wright Brothers plane and I am ready...

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  • 19. Model in Flight

    There are three different models of the Wright Brothers plane on display at the Memorial Park. The first one is in the visitors center. This one is behind Kill...

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  • 20. Photographer

    The Wright Brothers flight was documented throughly in photographs. Here is a model of one of the photographers as he stands behind a model of their plane ready...

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  • 21. The Wright Brothers Camp

    Once again I was became amazed at the achievement of the Wright Brothers when I saw this model of their small camp site. This area was completely open at that...

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  • 22. Carving of The Wright Brothers

    You can walk the path of the original three flights the Wright Brothers made at this location. As you walk the path there are signs and information. Here is a...

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  • 23. Kill Devil Hill

    Kill Devil Hill is approximately 90 feet tall. Its a good walk to the top. There is a parking area near the Welcome Center. There is also a parking lot at the...

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  • 24. Model of the Wright Brother Plane

    This model of the Wright Brothers plane is located in the Welcome Center at the Wright Brothers Memorial. I have seen pictures of the Wright Brothers flight in...

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  • 25. The Wright Brothers

    This picture of the Wright Brothers is located in the welcome center when you visit The Wright Brothers Memorial Pylon at Kill Devil Hill. Historically, Wilbur...

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