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If you go to the Outer Banks

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If you don’t want to drive 645 miles each way from Boston, People’s Express has started low-fare, nonstop flights from Boston to Newport News, Va. www.flypex.com

Duck is approximately 100 miles from the airport. According to Travelocity, one can rent a car in the terminal for as little as $25 per day.

STAY

Sanderling Resort

1461 Duck Road, Duck, N.C.

855-412-7866

www.sanderling-resort.com

Family-friendly, oceanside luxury resort with pools, spa, and 3 restaurants. Fall rates from $189

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Corolla Outback Adventures

1150 Ocean Trail, Corolla, N.C.

252-453-4484

www.corollaoutback.com

Two-hour wild horse tours in wildlife preserve. Adults $50; ages 12 and under $25

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Kitty Hawk Kites and Surf Co.

Multiple locations

877-FLY-THIS

www.kittyhawkkites.com

Hang gliding, parasailing, kiteboarding, SUP, kayaking, and more. Rates from $39

Wright Brothers National Memorial

1000 N. Croatan Highway, Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

252-441-7430

www.nps.gov/wrbr/index.htm

$4; ages 15 and under free

Currituck Beach Light Station

252-453-4939

www.currituckbeachlight.com

Climb 220 steps to top of 19th-century lighthouse. $8, ages 7 and under free

Whalehead Club

1100 Club Road, Corolla, N.C.

252-453-9040

www.visitwhalehead.com

Historic Art Nouveau manor house. Guided tours from $12

Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education

1160 Village Lane, Corolla, N.C.

252-453-0221

www.ncwildlife.org/Learning/EducationCenters/OuterBanks.aspx

Aquarium, nature exhibits, and programs for kids. Free

EAT

Kimball’s Kitchen

1461 Duck Road, Duck, N.C.

252-261-8419

www.sanderling-resort.com/restaurants-and-bars/kimballs-kitchen

Overlooking the sound, features freshly caught local seafood, prime steaks, handmade pasta and raw bar. Opens 5:30 p.m. Entrees: $24-$49

Lifesaving Station

1461 Duck Road, Duck, N.C.

252-449-6654

www.sanderling-resort.com/restaurants-and-bars/life-saving-station

Casual dining, celebrates Southern coastal cuisine and regional, organic products. Breakfast $8-$15; Lunch $8-$22; Dinner $22-$38

Duck Donuts

1190 Duck Road, Duck, N.C.

252-480-3304

duckdonuts.com

Warm, made-to-order doughnuts with variety of customized toppings. Single $1.20; half-dozen $6.75


Necee Regis can be reached at necee.regis@gmail.com.

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