For some, an Outer Banks getaway means relaxation, enjoying the famous beach communities that dot the shores, and eating some of the best seafood on the Eastern Seaboard. But for others, it is the once in a lifetime opportunity to catch a glimpse of the bottlenose dolphins that frequent the coastal North Carolina waters year round.Continue reading “7 Great Dolphin Tours in Kitty Hawk”
When visiting the Outer Banks, North Carolina, you’ll notice that many piers dot the coastline. These piers serve various purposes: scenic boardwalks, premier fishing spots, boat docking areas, and even memorable event venues for celebrations such as weddings.Continue reading “Visiting the Kitty Hawk Pier”
If soaring through the sky in the open air with nothing but sea and sand in your sights sounds appealing to you, you will want to add hang gliding to your Outer Banks bucket list!
What better place to experience gliding with the birds than in the birthplace of modern aviation? Kitty Hawk was chosen by aircraft pioneers the Wright Brothers for its optimal wind conditions and towering sand dunes. This, combined with the stunning scenery of the Carolina coast, also makes it the perfect location for hang gliding enthusiasts.Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide to Hang Gliding in Kitty Hawk”
The Outer Banks are known for their picturesque coastlines, defined by their seamlessly flowing sand dunes that line the beaches. No ordinary heaps of sand; these dunes are some of the tallest to be found on all of the East Coast. Visitors to the area revel in the challenge of climbing the tallest dunes and the panoramic view that provides the ultimate reward.Continue reading “Where to See the Best Sand Dunes in the Outer Banks”
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”
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”
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”
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”
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”