Kill Devil Hills

For those looking to be in the center of it all, Kill Devil Hills is the ultimate vacation destination on the Outer Banks. Located between Kitty Hawk and Nags Head, NC, the town of Kill Devil Hills offers several miles of beautiful beaches with plenty of activities and attractions for the entire family. Most famously known as the birthplace of aviation, Kill Devil Hills has always been a place of exploration and discovery since the Wright Brother’s first took flight in 1903. Its natural beauty and convenient location make Kill Devil Hills the most desirable year round home for locals and largest populated town in Dare County. Discover, explore and experience all that Kill Devil Hills has to offer on your next Outer Banks vacation. 

Kill Devil Hills, NC Vacation Homes & Communities

Kills Devil Hills offers a great variety of vacation homes that cater to each family’s individual wants, needs and budget. From luxury mansions to cozy oceanfront condos, Kill Devil Hills has the perfect vacation rental for your family. Sandcastle Condos, Victoria’s Place, Sea Oats and Casa Del Sol are perfect condos for smaller groups and are just steps from the beach and local entertainment. Larger groups can choose to stay on the soundside or oceanside in either a traditional cottage or luxury home. Browse our selection of vacation rentals and see why Kill Devil Hills is a stand out vacation destination. 

Things to Do

Kill Devil Hills hosts a variety of activities and attractions for vacationers on the Outer Banks. A must see is the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Walk up to the top and take in panoramic ocean and sound views while learning about the first day of flight. On rainy days, enjoy the latest blockbuster movie at the R/C Kill Devil Hills Movies 10 Theater or shop around the local boutiques. Surfing, kayaking, and paddle boarding are just a few water activities to try out on the beach. Test your fish catching abilities at the Avalon Fishing Pier, open daily from 5 a.m. to 2 a.m. during the summer. In the evening, play a game of putt putt at several miniature golf locations and enjoy a delicious meal at one of many local restaurants. For an unforgettable, fun-filled week on the Outer Banks, vacation in Kill Devil Hills. 

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Featured Activities

Wright Brothers National Memorial

Address: Mile Post 7.5 On U.s. Highway 158


Phone Number: (252) 441-7430

Visit the site of the first powered airplane flight on December 17, 1903. Full-scale reproductions of the 1902 glider and the 1903 flying machine are on display. Additional exhibits, movies and educational programs are available in the Centennial Pavilion. Climb Kill Devil Hill for a breathtaking view of the area from sound to sea. Stand on the same spot where Wilbur and Orville made their first flights. Open year round.

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