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15 Best and Fun Things To Do In Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

Situated along the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, Kitty Hawk offers plenty of fun activities for visitors to enjoy!

For starters, it’s a hot spot for beachcombing, birdwatching, camping, shopping, and waterfront dining.

It’s also well-known for being the site of the first ever flight by the Wright brothers.

Visitors interested in aviation history should check out the Monument to a Century of Flight, while those looking to escape into nature can do so at the Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve.

If you’re looking for a great view of the Atlantic Ocean, check out Avalon Pier in the nearby Kill Devil Hills.

Want to know more about what this quaint seaside town has to offer? Check out our list of recommendations below

The 15 Most Popular Things To Do In Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

15. Kitty Hawk Bay

4.3 ★★★★☆ (6 reviews)

14. Colington Island

4.8 ★★★★★ (12 reviews)

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13. Hayman Park

4.5 ★★★★★ (46 reviews)


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Location: 219 223 W Hayman Blvd Kill Devil Hills NC

Tel:  252 449 5300

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12. Wright Brothers Multi Use Path

4.9 ★★★★★ (63 reviews)

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Location: 3613 Windgrass Cir Kitty Hawk NC

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11. The Pointe Golf Club

4.7 ★★★★★ (333 reviews)


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Location: 308 Pointe Golf Club Dr Powells Point NC

Tel:  252 491 8388

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10. OBXscape Rooms (Escape Room on OBX)

4.9 ★★★★★ (616 reviews)


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Location: 1 Ocean Blvd suite 109 111 Southern Shores NC

Tel:  252 564 9636

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9. Avalon Fishing Pier

4.6 ★★★★★ (7 reviews)

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8. David Paul Pruitt Park

4.6 ★★★★★ (46 reviews)


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Location: 5160 The Woods Road Kitty Hawk NC

Tel:  252 261 3552

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7. Kitty Hawk Woods Reserve

4.6 ★★★★★ (83 reviews)

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6. Monument to a Century of Flight

4.6 ★★★★★ (105 reviews)


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Location: 100 Ocean Green Ct Kitty Hawk NC

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5. Sandy Run Park

4.7 ★★★★★ (223 reviews)

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Location: 4351 The Woods Road Kitty Hawk NC

Tel:  252 261 3552

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4. Sea Scape Golf Links

4.3 ★★★★☆ (273 reviews)


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Location: 300 W Eckner Street Kitty Hawk NC

Tel:  252 261 2158

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3. Kitty Hawk Pier

4.2 ★★★★☆ (285 reviews)

Location: 5353 N Virginia Dare Trail Kitty Hawk NC

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2. Regional Public Beach Access – Kitty Hawk

4.7 ★★★★★ (738 reviews)

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Location: 3840 N Va Dare Trail Kitty Hawk NC

Tel:  252 261 3552

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1. Avalon Pier

4.4 ★★★★☆ (1,889 reviews)

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Location: 2111 N Virginia Dare Trail Kill Devil Hills NC

Tel:  252 441 7494

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Thank you for reading our list of the best things to do in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina! We hope it helped you plan the perfect itinerary for your next trip to this fantastic destination. Happy travels!

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