Wild horses, lighthouses, nature preserves, historic mansions — it’s all waiting during a visit to Corolla, North Carolina.
This charming village at the northern end of the Outer Banks is one of the best spots to connect with nature, from birding at a national wildlife refuge to kayaking in the Currituck Sound to bouncing around on sand dunes in a four-wheel drive.
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If you’re looking for fun things to do with the family during your vacation in the Outer Banks, you don’t want to miss a visit to the Roanoke Island Festival Park. Located across from Downtown Manteo and the Manteo Waterfront attractions, this excursion includes something for everybody.
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In the summertime, there’s nothing our guests love more than a day at the beach! The beauty of the Outer Banks is tied to our storied beaches. The miles of golden brown sand kissed by emerald waves are the perfect additions to a beautiful day on the North Carolina coast.
For our guests here at First Flight Rentals, the secluded beaches of the Southern Outer Banks are ideal for a summertime (or anytime!) getaway.
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One of the best things about an Outer Banks vacation is all of the fun watersports that it has to offer. OBX is full of fun things to do for those that love splashing around in the waves! If you’re a beach bum at heart, I’m sure you’ll spend more time in the sand than in your vacation rental, especially if you book a beach front one.
These islands are popular for surfing, swimming, kayaking, and of course, jet skiing.
Renting jet skis while on a beach vacation is simply a must. Gliding through the Atlantic Ocean and exploring the beautiful marine wildlife is a memory you will simply never forget. This offshore excursion provides a new perspective on these wonderful islands.
From getting out on the water for a sunset cruise or running wild on the sound side, renting a jet ski is a whole lot of fun for the entire family.
Here are a few of our favorite places to rent jet skis in the Outer Banks.
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While the Outer Banks is known for its beautiful beaches and exciting watersports, there are plenty of things to do on the island if you are not a water fan. With a group of islands as big as the OBX in North Carolina, there is something that everyone in the family or group will love.
Once you’ve settled into your vacation rental home and are eager to get your getaway started, we’re sure you’ll have more than your fair share of fun regardless as to where in the Outer Banks you’re staying.
Other than enjoying miniature golf, one of our favorite past times is riding go-carts. There is nothing quite like zooming past your friends and family while your heart and body are racing.
Here are a few options for riding go-karts on the island.
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Welcome to Kitty Hawk, an incredible small town in the heart of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. While at first glance, Kitty Hawk might seem like a quiet town with not much to do, don’t let its quaintness fool you!
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While Roanoke Island is not a part of the main barrier islands of the Outer Banks, it offers plenty of great historic, natural, and entertainment opportunities for visitors year-round. Located between the Roanoke Sound and the Croatan Sound, the island is only eight miles tall and two miles wide, making it a very doable day trip for guests coming from other neighboring islands.
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Whether you are staying right in the town of Kill Devil Hills at a vacation rental condo, or just visiting for the day, there are a ton of things to see and do during your time here. Kill Devil Hills is smack in the middle of the Outer Banks, and with a population of just under 8,000 people living there, it is the most populated town as well.
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Manteo, North Carolina is located on Roanoke Island right in the midst of the Outer Banks and is famed for having been the site of one of the largest mysteries in American history- the disappearance of the Lost Colony of Roanoke, the first English settlement.
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In conclusion, the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge is a great place to experience the wildlife and nature of North Carolina. There are many different trails that you can explore, and there is also a visitor center where you can learn more about the refuge and the wildlife that lives here.
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