Albemarle Sound Vacations
Albemarle Sound is located some 200 miles (322 kilometers) from Washington, the capital of the United States of America, and about 55 miles (89 kilometers) from Norfolk - Virginia Beach.
Visitors can use Albemarle Sound as a starting point for further adventures. Coastal North Carolina is home to a treasure-trove of great sights and attractions. Kitty Hawk, is 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the west. Head there to see the Sea Scape Golf Links and Wright Brothers National Memorial.
Nags Head is about 20 miles (32 kilometers) from Albemarle Sound. This regional center contains a wide range of things to see and do, like Tanger Outlet Center, Nags Head Fishing Pier and Nags Head Golf Links. Jockey's Ridge State Park, Jennette's Pier and Bodie Island Lighthouse are just a few of the many other interesting attractions on offer here.
When the temperatures climb, do what the locals do and head to the region's much-loved waterways for a morning of snorkeling or kite surfing. If you are seeking a completely different way to enjoy the Coastal North Carolina area, have a go at paragliding.
The handiest major airport, Norfolk International Airport, is located in Norfolk, 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the north of Albemarle Sound, so take that into account when planning your trip.