Wright Brothers National Memorial, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina
Hwy 158, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina 27948| Map |
Wright Brothers National Memorial, located in Kill Devil Hills, commemorates the first successful, sustained powered flights in a heavier-than-air machine.
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My boyfriend always talked about how he came here as a kid, and I, for one, had never been here. So me, my boyfriend, my dad and my brother-in-law made the trip down. We got here around 4:30, so the museum was about to close so they didn't even make us pay for entry. The museum was neat, filled with fun facts and models. I always fee...
I didn't expect much when my boyfriend and I visited the Wright Brothers National Memorial at the start of our cross-country road trip this summer (check out our trip blog, http://www.aminiandama... ), but I was very pleasantly surprised by how wonderful the memorial is. It's more than a memorial -- there's a monument, but there are also museums, displays, a gift shop, picnic areas, and a really great sculpture. Don't assume that you'll breeze through this place in half an hour -- allow yourself enough time to check out the museums and special displays, walk along the monuments marking the distances of the first 4 flights, visit the large monument with a great view of the coast, and check out the sculpture...