The Ultimate Guide to Hang Gliding in Kitty Hawk

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.   

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Where to See the Best Sand Dunes in the Outer Banks

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. 

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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.

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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.

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