A summer vacation to Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks offers adventures from climbing lighthouses and body surfing...to studying maritime history or just relaxing on the beach surrounded by castles of sand.
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Rich Lineup Of Programs At Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial are offering a rich lineup of free interpretative programs today through May 22.
The 12-second, 120-foot flight that the Wright Flyer made at Kitty Hawk on December 17, 1903, ushered in a new era.
With Hurricane Irene taking aim on North Carolina, officials at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Cape Lookout National Seashore were shuttering campgrounds and facilities, closing beaches, and directing visitors to leave the area.
This interesting pattern is indeed man-made, and you can find it if you travel to eastern North Carolina.
The Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina interprets a fascinating story of the best of American ingenuity, grit and perseverance. Through talks, exhibits, a movie and just walking, visitors can feel the elation felt by Wilbur and Orville Wright when their plane first stayed in the air for 12 seconds.
Things move a bit slower along the North Carolina coast in winter, which is why the National Park Service's Outer Banks Group is scaling back the hours of its visitor centers just a bit, beginning Monday
Packing winds of 125 mph, Hurricane Earl continues along a path toward the national parks of North Carolina's Outer Banks region. Parks further north and east along the coast are likely to feel Earl's impacts within a few days.
Cape Lookout National Seashore To Close in Advance of Hurricane Earl, Cape Hatteras National Seashore Shuttering, Too
With Hurricane Earl taking aim at the North Carolina coastline -- and points north -- officials at Cape Lookout National Seashore have ordered an evacuation of the seashore, while a bit farther north Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are closing visitor centers and campgrounds.
Wright Brothers National Memorial marks its 55th anniversary as a National Memorial on December 4, and a recently completed restoration project has made the occasion even more worth celebrating. The park’s single most prominent feature, the Wright Monument, has received a badly needed facelift.