Centrally located on the Outer Banks, Kill Devil Hills is the Outer Banks’ oldest township. It is bordered by Kitty Hawk to the north and Nags Head to the south. Kill Devil Hills is the site of the Wright Brothers National Memorial, commemorating the Wright brothers’ first powered flights on Thursday, December 17, 1903.
Today in Kill Devil Hills you will find the largest strip of fast food chains, dubbed “French Fry Alley”. There are also many locally owned restaurants, shopping centers, department stores, surf shops, and souvenir stores. Family activities are abound with miniature golf, a movie theater, an Outer Banks fishing pier and miles of beaches with numerous public beach accesses.
The central location of Kill Devil Hills makes it an ideal Outer Banks vacation rental location for visitors who want to explore the entire Outer Banks. A quick drive brings you to Jockey’s Ridge, historic Roanoke Island and the Bodie Island Lighthouse.