10 of the Best Things to Do in Kill Devil Hills, NC

During your family vacation to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, make sure you take advantage of the many things to do in Kill Devil Hills, NC. From historic sites, to outdoor locations, to eclectic entertainment, there’s no shortage of fun activities to enjoy. Whether you want to spend your day outdoors or in the comfort of the indoors, you’ll feel reconnected to your family on your trip to the Outer Banks!

Once you’ve enjoyed the many things to do in Kill Devil Hills, NC, make time to exploring more of our scenic islands. Request a copy of our free OBX Vacation Guide to discover the cultural, culinary, and historic destinations on the Outer Banks. It also gives you a sample of the rentals and the amenities with Shoreline OBX. We want to help you create the best vacation yet!

10 of the Top Things to Do in Kill Devil Hills, NC

If you’re having trouble deciding which things to do in Kill Devil Hills, NC, consult our Vacation Guide (link above), or check out the list below. We hope you enjoy these locations as much as we do!

1. Avalon Fishing Pier

Grab your gear and head to the Avalon Fishing Pier! One of the best Outer Banks piers, it’s the perfect place for the avid fisherman or the newcomer to cast a line. Make sure you stop by this beautiful pier!

2. Colington Speedway

For a fun family-friendly attraction, head to Colington Speedway where you can “get in a kart and go!” For $5 to $9, the whole family can race around the speedway while feeling the jolts and throttle that you can only get from a go-kart.

3. Glazin’ Go-Nuts

This paint-your-own-pottery and fused glass studio is the best place for the whole family. Rather than buying a souvenir, make one all your own to remember your fantastic trip to the Outer Banks in North Carolina.

4. Kill-Devil Rum

As the first “legal” distillery on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, enjoy your visit to the home of Kill-Devil Rum. Distillery tours are only $5 and are available Tuesday through Saturday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

5. Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve

This preserve is home to two of the largest active sand dunes on the East Coast and Nags Head Woods, which features a diversity of flora and fauna unusual on the barrier island.

6. OBX Mystery Dinner

Enjoy Outer Banks’ newest attraction, OBX Mystery Dinner. During a four-course meal, you’ll receive clues to figure out “who dun it?” Those who have guessed correctly after the last scene will be entered into a raffle for that evening’s prize!  

7. Outer Banks Wine University

Knowledge and fun come together at Chip’s Wine Market Outer Banks Wine University. This is the perfect class for those looking to learn more about wine without the intimidation that comes along with many of the formal wine classes you’re likely to find.

8. Professor Hacker’s Lost Treasure Golf

These two 18-hole miniature golf courses will provide a great deal of fun for you and your family. Start your day off by riding their mining train to the first hole and getting ready for a great round!

9. Sweetgum Swamp Trail

It’s the Nag Head Woods Preserve’s most popular trail for adventurous hikers. Along the way, you’ll be treated to a challenging route, as well as wonderful views of the Outer Banks!

10. Wright Brothers National Memorial

The Wright Brothers National Memorial is a beloved attraction and commemorates the first flights of brothers, Wilbur and Orville Wright. It tells the interesting story of the duo who spent three years of their lives creating and finally launching their first power flight in 1903.

Relax in A Shoreline OBX Vacation Rental

For the best places to stay on the Outer Banks, book a stay at one of the fabulous vacation home rentals with Shoreline OBX. Our coastally inspired properties will make your vacation your new favorite with luxurious amenities and the best locations. You’ll be ideally situated to soak up the sun and everything that the Outer Banks has to offer. So, browse our availability and get a jump on your summer vacation this year. We look forward to helping you book your stay!