Kitty Hawk

Traveling over the Wright Memorial Bridge you are greeted by the charming town of Kitty Hawk, NC. This small residential village serves as a relaxing retreat for locals and vacationers alike. Kitty Hawk’s residents have worked to maintain a healthy balance between land development and preservation of the beach and maritime forest. The lush forests are home to an abundance of wildlife in Kitty Hawk Woods. Home of many small businesses, Kitty Hawk hosts a variety unique shops and restaurants unlike any other. For a relaxing, carefree vacation with the breathtaking views, stay in Kitty Hawk, NC.

Kitty Hawk, NC Vacation Homes & Communities

Kitty Hawk provides a wide range of vacation rentals from the ocean to the sound. These homes range from cozy beach boxes with astounding views to spacious up-scale homes with resort amenities. Smaller groups will enjoy the views and convenient location of Sea Dunes townhouses. These townhomes feature a community pool, sports courts and spa, all just steps from the beach. Browse our selection of Kitty Hawk rentals and find the perfect spot for your OBX vacation.

Kitty Hawk Beach Accesses

Looking to find the closest beach access to your Kitty Hawk vacation home? Click here to view pictures and see the amenities associated with all the Kitty Hawk accesses. Please note, the town of Kitty Hawk is expected to start beach restoration over the summer of 2022. You can get more info on beach nourishment on the town of Kitty Hawk website here.

Things To Do In Kitty Hawk

The large stretch of beach and sound are bountiful in outdoor activities. Stop into one of several surf shops in Kitty Hawk and sign up for a surfing lesson. For a fun day on the sound, rent a Jet Ski, paddle board or pontoon boat from North Duck or Promenade Water SportsKitty Hawk Woods offers several hiking trails and a playground of the kids. For the “shop til’ you drop” members in your group, stop in and browse the unique selection of clothing, crafts and specialty stores located throughout the village.

Kitty Hawk Beach Nourishment

Beach nourishment describes a process by which sediment, usually sand, that is lost through longshore drift or erosion is replaced from other sources; resulting in a wider and spacious beach. Learn more about beach nourishment here.

Featured Properties In Kitty Hawk

Sandy Feet Retreat (4746)

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Enjoy your OBX getaway at Sandy Feet Retreat! This Signature Series home is a great choice if you’re looking for luxury at an affordable price! Located in Kitty Hawk, this home is just in walking distance from local eateries like Ocean Boulevard and Art’s Place and a short drive away from great OBX attractions. Only 130 yards away from the beach access! At this Kitty Hawk vacation home, you’ll find top of the line amenities, luxury touches, and so much more.

Canopy Retreat (4752)

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At this Kitty Hawk vacation home, you’ll find a spacious living area and privacy from the street which is provided by a canopy of oaks. With comfy seating and a flat screen TV, you can relax and unwind with friends and family. If you’ve got a chef in your group, the kitchen is well equipped and ready for any meal. Plus, with a spacious dining table for 8 and an outdoor picnic table on the upper deck, every meal will be amazing!

Captain's Choice (5195)

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Captain's Choice has everything you'll want and need for the beach at this pet-friendly, semi-oceanfront Kill Devil Hills vacation home. This home is centrally located near lots of the beach accesses of Kill Devil Hills. After your quick walk home, rinse off in the outdoor shower and enjoy some more sun lounging in your own private pool! Inside, you’ll find lots of space to relax and more fun amenities, including a game room with pool table.

Barefoot Bernie’s

Barefoot Bernie's Tropical Bar & Grill offers refreshing island cuisine with tropical decor. The diverse menu highlights Asian, Caribbean, Mediterranean and down-home American. The restaurant also offers an exciting nightlife with live music, featuring reggae, rock and cover bands. Also featuring local artists from acoustic guitarists to DJ’s.
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Black Pelican

History abounds at the Black Pelican Seafood Company as the building was the Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station, constructed in 1874. The Wright Brothers also sent their telegraph announcement of the first flight from the building. The menu highlights include Gourmet Wood Fired Pizzas, Fresh Seafoods, Salads, Vegetarian Selections, Chef Specials, Award Winning Desserts, Great Foods & Fun Drinks!
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Coastal Animal Hospital

Outer Banks' only AAHA accredited full service veterinary hospital. 15 years caring for pets. Climate controlled boarding.
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Delivery Genie

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Jimmy’s Seafood Buffet

Jimmy's Seafood Buffet offers a 100-item menu including all of your favorites, fresh local seafood, crab legs, even hand-cut steaks cooked to order. Check out their daily $100 giveaway if seated before 3 pm! Enjoy all-you-can-eat lobster on Saturday nights and free whole Maine lobster on Sunday nights (with coupon). Lobster claws on buffet 'til 4pm daily. Try one of 90 frozen drinks...
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John’s Drive-In

Known for having the "best milkshakes on the beach", John's Drive-in is a staple for any OBX visitor or local. You can mix your shake of choice with fresh fruit, candy and tons more. The location, directly across from the beach in Kitty Hawk, is the perfect break from a hot beach day or stop in while cruising the beach road. Also known...
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Julie Dreelin Beach Productions

If you're looking to capture a memorable vacation or a special event, contact Julie Dreelin from Beach Productions. Julie is a well known photographer on the Outer Banks with years of experience and an eye for capturing the perfect shot.
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Kitty Hawk Kayaks – Kayak And Surf School

  • Address: 6150 North Croatan Highway, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
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  • Phone Number: (866) 702-5061
Let the friendly folks at the Kitty Hawk Kayak & Surf School spice up your vacation in the Outer Banks of North Carolina with a with kayak tours, kayak rentals, surf lessons, surf and yoga retreats, surfboard rentals, summer camps, stand up paddleboard lessons (SUP), or stand up paddleboard rentals. Experienced, professional and certified staff will assure that your kayak tour, surf lesson...
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Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Preserve

The Kitty Hawk Woods component is located on the Outer Banks, in the center of the village of Kitty Hawk bordering the Currituck Sound. Kitty Hawk Woods encompasses a total of 1,824 acres of maritime deciduous swamp, forest, and marsh. The town of Kitty Hawk, with a conservation easement with the state, owns 461 acres.
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La Fogata Mexican Restaurant

  • Address: 3924 N Croatan Hwy, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
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  • Phone Number: (252) 255-0934
La Fogata Mexican Restaurant is the place to come for an authentic Mexican dish. They offer the finest in dine-in or takeout services. They are family owned and operated and provide a casual dining atmosphere that is family friendly. Visit them in Kitty Hawk and Nags Head for a delicious Mexican dish throughout the week. Monday - Thursday Lunch 11:00 AM - 2:30...
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Markee Fuller Photos

Markee Fuller is a lifetime Outer Banks native with an eye for genuine moments and specializes in family, couple, engagement, and maternity photography. There's a time and a place for posing and Markee believes that's at the beginning of your Outer Banks photography session, the rest? Pure moments between you and your loved ones. Instagram: @markeefullerphotos
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Martin’s Point Veterinary Hospital

Complete care facility with small animal medicine, surgery & climate controlled indoor boarding.
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Moneysworth Rentals

From baby equipment to beach fun, Moneysworth Rentals is the best and one-stop shop for all of your OBX vacation needs! From bikes, to kayaks, beach chairs, and more, Moneysworth Beach Equipment and Linen has you covered.
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Ocean Boulevard Bistro & Martini Bar

  • Address: 4700 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949
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  • Phone Number: (252) 261-2546
Ocean Boulevard is an American bistro with a seasonal menu, a unique and comprehensive wine list, and great martinis. They provide a global influence to regional foods sourced from the docks of Wanchese, the fields of Currituck, and beyond. Experience a gourmet meal with an ocean view. Located across from the Kitty Hawk Beach, this restaurant is a priority experience for visitors and...
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Rundown Cafe

The Rundown Cafe and Tsunami Bar brings you the complete island experience in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. An eclectic blend of Pacific Rim and Caribbean cuisine are served for lunch and dinner.
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Sanya Sushi Bistro

Sanya's is a fun environment to enjoy your favorite asian dishes. Sanya's specializes in chinese cuisine, sashimi favorites, hand rolled sushi and hibachi dishes. Enjoy your meal at table or at the sushi bar. Sanya's offer great food and drink specials throughout the week that are sure to impress. Monday - Thursday 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Friday - Saturday 11:30 AM -...
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Sea Scape Golf Links

Located one block from the ocean in beautiful Kitty Hawk, Sea Scape Golf Links truly represents the diverse nature of the Outer Banks. The course uses the windswept sand dunes and maritime forest to showcase the natural beauty of the Outer Banks. Dramatic elevation changes offer ocean views on several holes. The unique coastal environment makes this course a must-play for true enthusiasts...
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Shooters At The Beach

Picture this - A Beautiful family beach portrait from your vacation or family reunion on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Wherever you stay from Corolla, Duck, and Kitty Hawk through Nags Head, we come to you so you can relive your precious memories forever. Email:
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Stack’em High Pancakes

Stack’em High in Kitty Hawk was established in 1985. Ever since the tables have been filled with locals and vacationers who enjoy a hearty breakfast in a relaxed atmosphere at a reasonable price. From the traditional eggs bacon and sides, scrumptious waffles & french toast to the Outer Banks specials; and of course PANCAKES! Everybody loves Stack’em High. Come on in and grab...
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Sunset Grille & Raw Bar

Sunset Grille and Raw Bar brings you the finest in fresh local seafood, steaks, pastas, and more with a Caribbean flair. Their award winning chefs work hard to prepare the finest dishes for our customers. Sunset Grille is located on the best waterfront property on the Outer Banks in the village of Duck. They are a complete entertainment destination where families are welcome...
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Wave Watchers

Wave Watchers is a local beach equipment set up service that make your beach days a little more relaxed! With setup from Nags Head to Corolla, Wave Watchers features weekly tent, chair, and umbrella rentals plus so much more.
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