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While the origins of this town’s curious name might be up for debate, one thing is for certain: you’re guaranteed to enjoy your time when you visit Kitty Hawk, NC. Come to where modern aviation was born, the place where the Wright Brothers made their first attempts at thwarting gravity. Snap a photo of the Monument to a Century of Flight or get the whole story at the Wright Brothers National Memorial Museum.
Think Kitty Hawk only offers aerial fun? Think again. Seek out adventure and escape right here on the ground in the charming maritime forest of Kitty Hawk Woods, with over 461 acres to explore. Marvel at the largest sand dune system in the country with a visit to Jockey’s Ridge State Park, where, if you’re brave, you can try your hand at hang gliding or sand boarding. For great fishing, shake the sand from your shoes and head to the Avalon Fishing Pier, a picturesque local landmark that makes a fantastic spot to wile away the hours and watch the sun go down. Of course, you can get the best of both sand and surf with a trip to the nearby beach.
For the utmost in rest and relaxation, book your stay with IHG’s Kitty Hawk hotels. Conveniently located near all top attractions, you’ll find cozy rooms and welcoming staff make your stay complete at our hotels in Kitty Hawk.