6 Things to Do in Outer Banks in the Fall

October 17, 2022 | Kitty Hawk

Many people will tell you their favorite season is fall. Why? Leaves change, tailgating occurs, scary experiences abound, and fall food is the best. And, it’s also a great time to visit Outer Banks! If you find yourself in the area soon, Kitty Hawk Watersports wants you to have a great trip. So keep reading to discover five things to do in the Outer Banks in the Fall.

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3 Boat Experiences To Try on Your Outer Banks Vacation

August 9, 2022 | Boating

The Outer Banks is known for its beauty and, of course, water activities. Opportunities to play in and on the water abound. Even something as clear-cut as boating offers numerous ways to enjoy the experience. In this post, Kitty Hawk Watersports reviews three boat experiences to try on your next vacation: tiki boats, bumper boats, and private boat tours.

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5 Things to Do in the Outer Banks on Vacation

June 18, 2022 | Banana Boat Tour

The Outer Banks is not a place where Kooks and Pogues battle class wars and hunt for treasure. In fact, the show “Outer Banks” isn’t even filmed in the Outer Banks. Still, it piqued curiosity and increased travel to the area. Kitty Hawk Watersports welcomes all visitors and wants you to experience everything it offers. In fact, there are so many things to do in the Outer Banks that we had to limit our list to five. 

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4 Outer Banks Water Tours You Must Experience

April 26, 2022 | Jet Ski Tour

Summer is right around the corner. It’s time to get your vacation planning into full swing. At Kitty Hawk Watersports, we highly recommend a trip to the Outer Banks. If you’re looking for a fantastic vacation experience, we have just the thing! From kayaking to jet skis to sailing and more, Outer Banks water tours are for everyone. Keep reading to learn about our four favorites.

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Kitty Hawk Watersports Improvements for the 2022 Outer Banks Season

February 27, 2022 | Jet Ski Rental

I’ve been in the watersports business since 1997. Therefore, I’m accustomed to walking in the water, helping customers get on a jet ski, floating the jet ski to the beach for fueling, etc. I often forget how simple our set-up is until I hear a customer say, “We have to walk in the water to get to our jet-ski?” Then I remember that, in some ways, our Kitty Hawk Watersports operations aren’t much different than those in a Third World country. Consequently, we decided to make some changes for the 2022 Outer Banks season, which I’m excited to share here. 

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A Kitty Hawk Boat, a Storm, and a Good Neighbor

December 27, 2021 | Jet Ski Tour

Have you ever found something you didn’t even know was lost? Have you ever benefitted from the kindness of a stranger in a meaningful way? When a good neighbor and samaritan found his Kitty Hawk boat, Kitty Hawk Watersports owner, John Van Lunen, experienced this. Keep reading to discover more about this feel-good story and the great people of Outer Banks. 

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A Roanoke Sound Weekend Adventure

October 22, 2021 | Fishing

I’m not a world traveler. I have nothing against those who are. It’s just that I’ve never had the time or money to go very far from home. Plus, Kitty Hawk Watersports exists to ensure other travelers make the most of their travel to the Outer Banks. Still, I do sometimes enjoy a Roanoke Sound weekend adventure. One trip, in particular, comes to mind.

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Jet Ski Rental and a Foreign Exchange Student: A Love Story

August 16, 2021 | Jet Ski Rental

I’ve had many great employees at Kitty Hawk Watersports over the years, but one, in particular, was one of my favorites. It’s not because he was a hard worker, although he was. And it’s not because he was a nice guy, although he was. He was one of my favorites because he spent every day of the summer soaking in the Outer Banks experience. He was in love with Outer Banks and intentional about every moment, even when it came to jet ski rental.

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How “Screw Loose Bob” Earned the Title of Craziest Employee

April 5, 2021 | Jet Ski Rental

*The names have been changed to protect the innocent.Many summers ago I was in my home office catching up on some paperwork. It was a slow day at the Kitty Hawk Watersports location, and I had a good manager watching over things. Surely, there would be nothing to worry about.

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