Climb the Bodie Island Lighthouse
The Bodie Island Lighthouse was closed to the public for its first 131 years of existence. It opened in the spring of 2013. From the top of this lighthouse there are fantastic views of all of South Nags Head, the ocean and sound and even Oregon Inlet. Tours go up the lighthouse about every half hour. For more information check out our Bodie Island Lighthouse page.
Visit Fort Raleigh
Discover more about the first settlement in the New World at this national park. Here you can see artifacts and learn more about their unsuccessful endeavor to colonize this area. The Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is a great place to spend an afternoon.
OBX Biplane Rides
See your favorite Outer Banks locations from the air, as you and a friend fly high above the beach. Venture to more tourist hotspots in thirty minutes than you could do in an entire day, courtesy of the Waco UPF-7. To see more about this adventure click here.
Wright Brothers Memorial
This national park is where fliight began in 1903. Besides information on how the Wright Brothers became the first people to fly, there is also information on other people who have made significant contributions to flight. The vegitated dune where the memorial rests offers fantastic views of Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk and Nags Head. To see more about the Wright Memorial click here.
Climb the Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Unlike the Cape Hatteras and Bodie Island lighthouses. This lighthouse is owned by a non-profit instead of the National Park Service. It’s open to climb in the Spring, Summer and Fall. From the top of this lighthouse you can see the Whalehead Club and just about all of Corolla. To see more about this adventure click here.
Kitty Hawk Trails
Kitty Hawk has just about as much maritime forest as any other Outer Banks town. Through this forest are quite a few trails. Some are paved and others are sand and pine straw. These trails are a great place to get some exercise when the weather is cooler. You can see more aboutt these Kitty Hakw trails here.
Visit the Oriental Shipwreck Site
There are many shipwrecks along the coast of the Outer Banks. One of the most famous is the Oriental. Over 150 years ago it ran aground on Pea Island. The smokestack of this ship still sticks out of the ocean about five miles south of Oregon Inlet. For more info on this shipwreck click here.