Welcome to the Outer Banks of North Carolina. During your stay in the Outer Banks you may want to enjoy some of the activities and attractions unique to North Carolina’s barrier islands. The natural beauty and diverse lifestyle is what makes our communities an excellent place to visit, vacation, or live. There are many attractions in the Outer Banks that have historical significance, cultural impact, and local legends. If action is what you crave, then you will definitely enjoy the many activities available to you in the Outer Banks. Experienced adventures and Novices alike take home memories to last a lifetime that this coastal playground has to offer. From the air,land, or water and whether you are in it, on it, or above it; the Outer Banks is the perfect destination for your adventure.


Learn to fly at Kitty Hawk Kites’ Hang Gliding Training Center. We are the largest hang gliding school in the world, teaching hundreds of thousands of students since 1974! We have taught students aged 8-80, male and female, physically fit and physically challenged. All you need is a desire to fly. Reservations recommended, call 877-359-8447 and tell us when you want to earn your wings.

The most exciting and thrilling new water sport, kite boarding, is guaranteed to get your heart pounding, yet it is easy enough for almost anyone to learn!! Kite boarding, takes harnessing the wind to the extreme!. Our activities book fast, so we encourage you to make your reservation early! CALL AHEAD 877-359-8447

The Outer Banks is a great place to be if you like fishing. The Oregon Inlet and The Pirates Cove are both in Manteo, NC. A little south of there you will find Broadcreek Fishing Center in Wanchese, NC. They are all on Roanoake Island. Striking out on your own? TW’s Bait and Tackle have everything you need from fishing licenses, rods, reels, tackle, and clothing! Click the logo to the left to see our fishing links.

The Outer Banks of NC is quickly becoming a favorite golf vacation destination. While there are a number of well established golf courses, Outer Banks golf has been gaining in popularity in recent years.From Nags Heads Golf Links and from The Currituck Club to Seascape Golf Links, Outer Banks golf courses offer great golf packages for everyone. Click the image to the left to see more!


A 60-foot granite monument dedicated in 1932, is perched atop 90-foot tall Kill Devil Hill commemorating the achievement of these two visionaries from Dayton, Ohio. A visit should include touring the museum exhibits, participating in a ranger conducted program, touring the reconstructed camp buildings and first flight trail area, and a climb up Kill Devil Hill to view the memorial pylon. Wright Brothers National Memorial

The North Carolina Aquariums are a division of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The Aquariums are accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association. Last year, the North Carolina Aquariums educated over one million visitors. For more information call 1-800-832-FISH (3474).

The Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum Shop are open daily from Easter through Thanksgiving (closed Thanksgiving Day). During periods of high winds or thunderstorms the lighthouse tower may be closed to climbers. Winter months provide time for restoration and maintenance. Telephone (252) 453-4939 for lighthouse hours and information.

Jockey’s Ridge is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States. Located in Nags Head, it is one of the most significant landmarks on the Outer Banks. Jockey’s Ridge State Park is located in Dare County on the Outer Banks. The entrance to the park, Carolista Drive, is in the town of Nags Head at milepost 12 on the Hwy 158 Bypass (South Croatan Hwy).(252) 441-7132