Travel Blogs from Avon
After leaving Virginia Beach, we headed toward the Outer Banks and Cape Hatteras National Seashore of North Carolina.
Stopped off at the Wright Bros National Memorial and Museum at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Very interesting. First flight on 17th December 1903 was for 12 seconds at 120 feet, with the fourth and last flight for the day was for 59 seconds at 852 feet.
Crossed the Virginia Dare Memorial bridge to Roanoke Island for a look around. Went ...
... we took the free ferry to ocracoke island.( free parking as well). we loved ocracoke, another small fishing village, but has more of a "beach town" feel to it than hatteras. a few more restaurants, (not chains) and a few more gallerys and shops, but not many. most of the side roads were dirt and kinda wooded. the shelling was amazing. we went to a really cool coffee house and met a four year old little girl who is bi ...
... Sand Plows to keep roads clear!!
Get to the campsite we picked in Frisco and setup just in time for the rain to REALLY start up.. It Pours for 5 hours solid and once again we are flooded in our campsite, no literally we are now camped in a lake (see pics), Luckily the outlook is better for tomorrow so we clean house and watch TV.
Hoping for a nicer day tomorrow so we can explore as this looks like a real nice campground and area!
... on the beach and only $20 so $10 per couple. Camping just keeps getting cheaper and cheaper - at this rate soon they will be paying us to show up at the next place.
After about 20 minutes of deciding what campsite was suitable for rock stars such as ourselves we soon confirmed that our giant Mansion tents are no match for a windy beach. We actually gave up at one point and started taking our tent down as Louise was frantically ...
The riders of Kite Club Hatteras have been surfing the shores of
Hatteras Island for years and have now officially set up a permanent
kiteboarding school in Avon on Hatteras Island. We know the wind
patterns that prevail on the island and take our students to the best
and safest locations to learn how to kiteboard or to improve their