Take flight at the birthplace of aviation
The coast of North Carolina has inspired mankind for centuries, but on December 17, 1903, the pull reached new heights. Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright achieved man‰۪såÊfirst successfulheavier than air, powered, controlled flight that day atåÊKill Devil HillsåÊnear Kitty Hawk. The site is now aåÊNational Historical MemorialåÊwith a museum and reproductions of the airplanes and living quarters. The soft sand and constant wind that brought the brothers to North Carolina make the Outer Banks a great place toåÊfly a kiteåÊor enjoy the commanding view from Big Kill Devil Hill. The Wright Brothers complex offers all sorts ofåÊactivitiesåÊthat demonstrate the evolution of flight.
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