Famous for being the birthplace of flight, Kill Devil Hills is where the Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur, made their historic first flight on December 17, 1903. Kill Devil Hills may have been named for pirates who once lived there, but don’t worry, you won’t have to walk any planks. But you can take a stroll on the Avalon Pier for some great fishing. You’ll also wander the soft ocean sands and soak up the warm summer sun at some of the best beaches on Bodie Island. And be sure to save some time to enjoy the fantastic local restaurants and shopping Kill Devil Hills has to offer. Browse Kill Devil Hills real estate today!