As part of a barrier island on North Carolina's Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk offers unique access to different waterways and a healthy dose of history. Kitty Hawk is a small town in both size and population, and figuring out where to rent a vacation home can be simple.

Top vacation rentals in Kitty Hawk

Oceanside view Cottage
5.0
Outstanding(217 Reviews)
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 in Kitty Hawk
SEMI OCEANFRONT-SEE HEAR SMELL OCEAN-BEACH ACCESS 1 MINUTE WALK- FREE LINENS
10 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

House in Kitty Hawk, for $260 per night is great for your next (business stay, family stays, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Street View (photo taken 3/2016)
4.8
Outstanding(263 Reviews)
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 in Kitty Hawk
Valhalla -- Kitty Hawk Beach House with Ocean View.
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner · Internet / Wifi

Nestled in Kitty Hawk, this House is perfect for your next vacation. Enjoy Valhalla -- Kitty Hawk Beach House with Ocean View.'s top-rated amenities, including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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4.3
Excellent(219 Reviews)
Apartment hotel
 in Kitty Hawk
Sea Scape Beach and Golf Villas
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Are you ready to indulge in a relaxing getaway? Our Apartment hotel in Kitty Hawk has everything you need for a rejuvenating stay. Treat yourself to Sea Scape Beach and Golf Villas's exceptional amenities, such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi.

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4.3
Excellent(138 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Kitty Hawk Beach
5star
Saltaire Cottages
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking to create some memories in Kitty Hawk? Look no further than our Hotel, Saltaire Cottages. Enjoy top-rated amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Vacation rentals with a kitchen in Kitty Hawk

Exterior
5.0
Outstanding(183 Reviews)
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 in Kitty Hawk
Completely Renovated Salt Box with Ocean Views & Easy Beach Access
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This inviting House in Kitty Hawk can fit your needs for many types of vacations, at $138 per night.

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Living Room
5.0
Outstanding(172 Reviews)
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 in Kitty Hawk
Book Fall 2024 Now - Dates Going Fast - Fido Friendly
8 guests · 3 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Discover the beauty of Kitty Hawk with a stay at Book Fall 2024 Now - Dates Going Fast - Fido Friendly, a top rated House with amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Front of the house. Sitting on the Adirondack chairs is great.
4.9
Outstanding(196 Reviews)
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 in Kill Devil Hills
3 bedroom-pet friendly! Great reviews! Summer weeks available!
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a memorable stay in Kitty Hawk? Our House might just be what you're looking for. Enjoy amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more during your stay.

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Beachfront
Property view
4.1
Excellent(852 Reviews)
Hotel
 in Kitty Hawk
3star
Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk
Pool · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Discover the beauty of Kitty Hawk with a stay at Hilton Garden Inn Outer Banks/Kitty Hawk, a top rated Hotel with amenities such as Air conditioner, Fireplace and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Kitty Hawk travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Kitty Hawk vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Kitty Hawk, and more.

Frequently asked questions

About Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk is widely known as the site of the Wright brothers' first airplane flight, and it's got lots of great outdoor attractions in addition to history.
  • Ocean side: If you're looking for a classic beach vacation, staying on the east side of Kitty Hawk will give you easy access to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Sound side: The Albemarle Sound, which borders Kitty Hawk to the west, is a great place for boating and kiteboarding.
  • Inland: Look for a vacation rental that's more inland if you want to go golfing, visit other parts of the Outer Banks or explore the Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Kitty Hawk, NC?

Kitty Hawk, NC is a great destination for tourists and offers a variety of attractions to explore. Here are some of the must-visit attractions:

  • Wright Brothers National Memorial
  • Jockey's Ridge State Park
  • Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve
  • Kitty Hawk Pier

Whether you're a history buff, nature lover, or beach enthusiast, Kitty Hawk has something for everyone. With its stunning beaches, unique attractions, and plenty of outdoor activities, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this charming coastal town.

How can I get around in Kitty Hawk, NC?

You can get around in Kitty Hawk, NC in the following ways:

  • By foot
  • By car
  • By bike

Kitty Hawk also has an extensive network of bike trails and sidewalks so you can easily explore the town.

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Kitty Hawk, NC?

Kitty Hawk, NC is known for its beautiful beaches and calming atmosphere. Here are some affordable accommodation options:

  • The Comfort Inn & Suites of Kitty Hawk: This hotel offers comfortable rooms and suites at reasonable prices.
  • The Sea Ranch Resort: This beachfront hotel offers stunning ocean views and a variety of amenities.
  • The Outer Banks Inn: This hotel is located right on the ocean and features a pool and other amenities.
  • Sandpiper Suites: This hotel offers great value for money, with its modern and comfortable rooms.

What is the culture like in Kitty Hawk, NC?

Kitty Hawk, NC is a small coastal town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It is known as the birthplace of powered flight and has a history and culture that reflects that heritage. Here are 5 key elements of the culture in Kitty Hawk:

  • Outdoor activities: Residents and visitors alike can enjoy the many outdoor activities that the town has to offer, such as swimming, kayaking, fishing, and hunting.
  • Historical sites: There are several museums and monuments in Kitty Hawk that pay tribute to the Wright Brothers and their contribution to aviation.
  • Small-town charm: Kitty Hawk is a friendly, laid-back town with a population of about 3,200.
  • Local festivals: The town hosts several festivals and events throughout the year, such as the Outer Banks Sea Music Festival and the Wright Kite Festival.
  • Seafood: Kitty Hawk is known for its fresh seafood, and there are several restaurants in the area that serve local catches.

Is Kitty Hawk, NC safe to travel to?

Kitty Hawk, NC is generally safe to travel to. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Avoid walking alone at night.
  • Be mindful of the local laws and customs.

What are the popular shopping destinations in Kitty Hawk, NC?

Popular shopping destinations in Kitty Hawk, NC include:

  • Outer Banks Mall
  • Outer Banks Welcome Center
  • Kitty Hawk Kites

Where is Kitty Hawk, NC?

Kitty Hawk, NC is a small town located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It is best known as the site of the Wright Brothers' first successful powered flight in 1903. The town has become a popular tourist destination, with many attractions such as the Wright Brothers National Memorial and the local Wright Brothers Museum.

What are the top things to do in Kitty Hawk, NC?

Kitty Hawk, NC is a great place to enjoy the outdoors. Here are some of the top things to do in Kitty Hawk:

  • Visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial
  • Go kayaking or stand-up paddle boarding
  • Take a stroll along the beach
  • Enjoy the local seafood

The area is full of history, outdoor activities, and delicious food. No matter what you choose to do, you’re sure to have a great time in Kitty Hawk.

What do I need to know before visiting Kitty Hawk, NC?

Before visiting Kitty Hawk, NC, one must know:

  • The best time of year to go
  • What sort of activities and attractions are offered
  • Accommodations and restaurants available

The best time to visit Kitty Hawk, NC is typically from late spring to early autumn due to the mild weather. There are plenty of activities and attractions for visitors to enjoy such as fishing, kayaking, the Wright Brothers National Memorial, and Jockey's Ridge State Park. Accommodations and restaurants can be found throughout the Kitty Hawk area.

What is the price range for rentals in Kitty Hawk?

Vacation rentals in Kitty Hawk have a price range between $56-$1,269. The average price for rentals in Kitty Hawk is $210 per night.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Kitty Hawk?

  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Air conditioner
  • Internet / Wifi

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