There are numerous airports nearby, but the closest with schedule flights is an inconvienent 3 hours away (Pitt-Greenville).
Private pilots will want to make a visit to First Flight airport (ICAO: KFFA), just southwest of the Wright Memorial.
Wright Brothers National Memorial, 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC 27954; +1-252-441-7430. . Dedicated to the first successful powered, heavier-than-air flight.
Surfing, Kayaking, Windsurfing, Kiteboarding, Parasailing, you name it. Try Hang gliding in Kitty Hawk, where the Wright Brothers first managed to fly.
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Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates, P.O. Box 1030, Mile Post 2, ☎ +1-252-261-4444 (toll free: +1-800-552-6257, firstname.lastname@example.org), . Vacation rentals in Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, and South Nags Head.