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24 Jul 2020
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The actual Wright Brothers Memorial sits atop Kill Devil Hills. Dedicated in 1932, the memorial is a triangular pylon 60 feet high made of gray granite from Mount Airy. At the top of the hill you can overlook the Outer Banks and see ocean to sound. Visit this history filled landmark and shoot some awesome shots!

The Lighthouses of the Outer Banks, range from Corolla to Ocracoke Island. There are five stunning landmarks that are sure to draw an eye to your photos. You are even able to climb some and get a bird's eye view. These lighthouses are staples of the Outer Banks and photos will make great reminders of a wonderful vacation.  

The Manteo Waterfront is a great area to take photos, grab a bite to eat and even shop around! You can walk the boardwalk that connects the Town boat ramp and marina, waterfront gazebo, playground, and picnic areas with the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, and the George Washington Creef Boathouse on the Manteo waterfront. This is also where the Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse is located and can be a beautiful backdrop for photos.

Located at MP 12 in Nags Head, Jockey’s Ridge State Park is the tallest natural sand dune on the east coast. Fly a kite, try hang-gliding or just relax and enjoy a spectacular sunset on the spacious dunes. Jockey’s Ridge is open daily, year-round and offers free admission and parking. These gorgeous dunes can set a beautiful background for photos.

The Outer Banks is well known for our beautiful beachesOne of the first things you’ll come to quickly realize about the Outer Banks is how diverse the beaches are. There are over 100 miles of shoreline in Dare County connected by the legendary coastal two-lane highway NC 12. Head up to Carova 4x4 Beaches to catch the wondering wild horses!

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