"b1bob goes to Kitty Hawk" Kitty Hawk by b1bob
Kitty Hawk Travel Guide: 15 reviews and 57 photos
Kitty Hawk is the site of the first heavier-than-air flight. Every time y'all hop on an airplane to travel to your holiday destination of choice, just remember it started here in Kitty Hawk on 17 December 1903. Of all the towns along the Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk is where we visited least. Besides the Wright Memorial, a few shops, and some restaurants, we mainly passed through it. We stayed in Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, and Duck, but never Kitty Hawk. We only went to the beach there once early one morning when I was very young. On traveling from the north like we did in the 1980s and 1990s, once we reached Kitty Hawk, the mileposts began and we were almost there.
- Pros:Kitty Hawk has a permanent place in history as the site of first flight.
- Cons:The mosquitos are either so small they can fly through holes in the screen or big enough to break it down.
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