In Nags Head is Jockeys Ridge State Park where the tallest
sand dune on the East Coast is located. You can hang glide
there. Nearby is The Nags Head Woods Coastal reserve operated by
The Nature Conservancy. The Wright Brothers Nat. Memorial
is located at the 8 mile post in the town of Kill Devil Hills.
Here is a museum, and The Memorial. This is the site of the
first powered flight on Dec. 17 1903. In Corolla is The
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and the restored 1925 The Whale Head
Club. Nearby is an NC State Estaturine Preserve where you might
see some wild horses. The Outer Banks is home to the Cape
Hatteras National Seashore with 60 miles of undeveloped
shoreline. Within The Seashore is the Pea Is. Nat. Wildlife
Refuge where you can view abundant bird life year round.
On the Mainland is The Alligator River Wildlife Refuge where
tours are available to possibly see bears, alligators, otters
and red wolves as well as other wildlife. The Kitty Hawk
Woods Coastal Reserve is adjacent to The Inn. Recreational
opportunities abound. The fishing is legendary. You may also
golf, ride horses, surf, kite board, windsurf, sail, motor
boating, kayaking, hang glide, bike, hike, run, hunt and swim in
the ocean. You may also compete in most of the above
activities. To sum up there is no shortage of activities
to fill your visit many of which are unique to the area.
ps, you could just sit on the porch and enjoy the view.