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Kitty Hawk Travel Guide

Kitty Hawk on North Carolina’s Outer Banks is the town famous as the birthplace of the Wright Brothers’ first flight. The town has a population of about 3,000 residents, and fills up even more in the summer when the shore-goers head over to the Outer Banks.

Things to Do in Kitty Hawk

No trip to Kitty Hawk is complete without learning about aviation. The 60-foot-tall Wright Brothers Memorial is a popular spot in town since its opening in 1932. Hike down to the monument dedicated to the brothers and don’t forget to visit the museums all around the park to learn more about the flight and the famous duo. Head down to the beach and catch some sun in Outer Banks’ famous beaches, or head over to Kitty Hawk Pier or Aviation Pier, both popular spots for fishing.

Best Time to Visit Kitty Hawk

The best time to visit Kitty Hawk is from March to May or September to November while the weather is warm without the summer crowds.

Price and Availability Index in Kitty Hawk

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Kitty Hawk is in June, while the cheapest month is in March. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Kitty Hawk is in the high season in July. Kitty Hawk has its low season in November, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Kitty Hawk tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Monday. Vacation homes in Kitty Hawk tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Kitty Hawk

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Kitty Hawk. The hottest month in Kitty Hawk is June, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 19 ˚F. The wettest month in Kitty Hawk is July with 7.36 inches of rain, while the driest month is September with 1.03 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in Kitty Hawk

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 1222 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Kitty Hawk ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Kitty Hawk can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $50 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $200 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Kitty Hawk can pick from 401 places to stay that provide WiFi. 9 places to stay include a breakfast. Choose from 41 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you're planning on arriving in Kitty Hawk by car, be sure to choose from 340 accommodations that provide parking. 86 hotels and vacation rentals have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 81 pet-friendly accommodations available.

We combine a wide variety of Kitty Hawk accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 8 providers, including 186 places to stay from Airbnb, 114 accommodations from Homeaway and 71 places to stay from VRBO.

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