While the Outer Banks of North Carolina may be known for its sprawling sandy beaches, that’s not all it has to offer. Along the shores of these barrier islands, you’ll find towering lighthouses, centuries-old historical sites, stunning outdoor gardens, scenic hiking trails, and so much more.Continue reading “Can’t Miss Attractions in the Outer Banks”
A Visitor’s Guide to Nags Head Woods Preserve
Off the shores of the Roanoke Sound is a hidden oasis often overlooked by Outer Banks travelers. Nestled between Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head, you’ll find the secluded Nags Head Woods Preserve.Continue reading “A Visitor’s Guide to Nags Head Woods Preserve”
A Visitor’s Guide toFort Raleigh National Historic Site
If you are staying at a vacation home in the Outer Banks, visiting Fort Raleigh National Historic Site in Dare County is a unique and historically rich experience.Continue reading “A Visitor’s Guide toFort Raleigh National Historic Site”
Top Things to Do in Corolla, NC
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.Continue reading “Top Things to Do in Corolla, NC”
Roanoke Island Festival Park: A Visitor’s Guide
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.Continue reading “Roanoke Island Festival Park: A Visitor’s Guide”
Guide To The Southern Outer Banks
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.Continue reading “Guide To The Southern Outer Banks”
Guide To Outer Banks Jet Ski Rentals
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.Continue reading “Guide To Outer Banks Jet Ski Rentals”
Outer Banks Go-Karts: Where To Go!
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.Continue reading “Outer Banks Go-Karts: Where To Go!”
20 Best Things to Do in Kitty Hawk, NC
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!Continue reading “20 Best Things to Do in Kitty Hawk, NC”
The Best Things to Do on Roanoke Island
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.Continue reading “The Best Things to Do on Roanoke Island”