Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

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e.g. 10/26 - 11/2
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Avon, Kinnakeet, North Carolina, United States
from $170 $328
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-34%
e.g. 11/30 - 12/7
House ∙ 10 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Avon, Kinnakeet, North Carolina, United States
from $166 $250
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-28%
e.g. 9/7 - 9/14
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Duck, Atlantic, North Carolina, United States
from $204 $282
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Find your perfect vacation rental in the Outer Banks: from $79 per night

House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Frisco, Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
from $249
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 4 bedrooms
Buxton, Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
from $300
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4.5
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Manteo, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States
from $512
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 7 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, United States
from $297
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, United States
from $357
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4.9
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House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, United States
from $202
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4.8
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House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, United States
from $145
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4.7
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Corolla, Poplar Branch, North Carolina, United States
from $264
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests
Buxton, Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
from $109
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Vacation Houses With Pools

Pool
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Nags Head, Dare County, North Carolina, United States
from $270
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Pool
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Manteo, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States
from $378
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4.1
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Pool
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Kill Devil Hills, Atlantic, North Carolina, United States
from $145
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Vacation Homes With Fishing Spots Nearby

Fishing
House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Frisco, Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
from $159
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Fishing
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Manteo, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States
from $201
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5.0
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Fishing
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Manteo, Nags Head, North Carolina, United States
from $223
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4.9
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Dog-Friendly Vacation Rentals

Pet-friendly
House ∙ 7 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Avon, Kinnakeet, North Carolina, United States
from $152
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5.0
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Buxton, Hatteras, North Carolina, United States
from $234
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4.7
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Pet-friendly
House ∙ 8 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Salvo, Kinnakeet, North Carolina, United States
from $159
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4.8
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Popular Rental Amenities in the Outer Banks

  • Kitchen (11,696)
  • Internet (10,627)
  • TV (9,432)
  • AC (8,755)
  • Microwave (8,320)
  • Washer (8,263)
  • Grill (7,492)
  • Pool (7,223)
  • No smoking (7,154)
  • Dishwasher (6,993)
  • Parking (5,300)
  • Pet allowed (3,943)
Listed above are the most selected filters in Outer Banks and the number of accommodations that have them. You can easily find a vacation rental meeting your expectations in Outer Banks if you need internet access during your vacation or you never miss an episode of your favorite show, as most accommodations provide "internet" and "TVs." Plan your vacation in advance if you want to sweat it out in a sauna or you want to hang out and relax outside. There are just 100 listed properties with "saunas" and 812 rentals providing "yards."

Price and Availability Index in Outer Banks

Vacation Rental Price Information in the Outer Banks

We rendered price information data on the above graph to give you more insights on prices in the Outer Banks. Prices reach their highest point in July, where prices are an average of $470 a night (7/6 - 7/13). Outer Banks is cheaper in a week of December (12/7 - 12/14), where prices are on average $182 a night.

Rental Availability Information in the Outer Banks

Our availability graph helps you identify the busiest months in the Outer Banks. The week with the least available rentals is in June (6/29 - 7/6), with only 12% of the rentals available. October (10/26 - 11/2) has got the highest percentage of available rentals.

The Weather in the Outer Banks

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You can see our climate diagram above. The highest average temperatures are in the month of July. On the contrary, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is June while the driest month is October.

Accommodations in the Outer Banks

11,190 out of the 10,674 offers in the Outer Banks are house rentals. They account for more than two-thirds of the properties in this destination (78.45%). Additionally, the average nightly cost of house rentals there is $511, and the median size is 2,340 ft². Furthermore, if you are going in a group of 11, house rentals are the perfect property type in Outer Banks, as they usually welcome this exact group size. If you are searching for another type of accommodation, you can look for many other available options, such as apartment rentals, which are the other very typical property type in Outer Banks. While house rentals in Outer Banks have an average size of 2,340 ft², apartment rentals have an average size of 1,070 ft².

Stay at an Outer Banks Vacation Rental for the Perfect Beach Getaway

Visit the Outer Banks, just off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia, for a destination that has much to discover both day and night. Beach bars here are family-friendly, while the night sky is lit with an abundance of stars. When you choose an Outer Banks vacation rental, you’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy by the beach and in the town.

One of the most famous parts of the Outer Banks is Kitty Hawk. Situated on Bodie Island, Kitty Hawk is the site of the Wright brothers' first flight, and there are some excellent vacation accommodations on offer here too. There's an abundance of wildlife to see across the various islands, as well as miles of open-sea beaches that are ideal for your next adventure.

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Getting There

Getting to the Outer Banks

You can easily get to your Outer Banks rental by car. Most visitors arrive use the NC 12 highway, which connects the barrier islands to the mainland. To discover smaller islands, ferries are available.

The islands are served by the Norfolk International Airport, which is an easy and relaxed two-hour drive away. You can also opt to fly into the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Although it is further away, the scenic drive makes it a great option.

Food & Drinks

Dining Outside of Your Outer Banks Beach House Rental

As can be expected, the culinary hallmarks of the Outer Banks include plenty of fresh seafood, generous portions, and classic American dining. To enjoy excellent local cuisine, try the fish and other delicacies on offer at the historical Black Pelican Restaurant. Alternatively, head to the Ocean Boulevard, known for its tasty fine dining and international standards. Fast food joints, such as the Rundown Cafe, offer something less refined. Here, you can dig into giant burgers while you enjoy an ocean view.

Weather & Climate

Best Times to Enjoy Your Vacation: Weather in the Outer Banks

The hot and humid season (which has the potential for hurricanes) usually runs from August to September, so schedule your trip to the Outer Banks during the spring or early summer months to get the most out of your visit.

Attractions

Discover Fascinating Aviation History

It was in 1903, after four years of dedicated experimentation, that the Wright Brothers' first flight took off four miles south of Kitty Hawk. They had chosen this location as the sandy dunes offered the perfect terrain for launching their aircraft. You can learn more about their revolutionary exploits at the Wright Brothers National Memorial at 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo.

Art & Culture

Theater Under the Stars

For a truly memorable experience, check out the play "The Lost Colony" by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Green. Performed nightly during the summer, this play tells the story of the legendary Native American colony that existed long ago in Manteo, eventually disappearing. Staged outdoors, the production is presented by a theater company of over 100 performers.

Nightlife

Perfect Evenings in the Outer Banks

Nightlife in the Outer Banks has something fun for everyone. From family walks to Monday night football to local bars with welcoming atmospheres, there's plenty to keep you entertained. After a day at the beach, why not gather your family and friends for a round of karaoke? The locals love to party, and many of the towns in the Outer Banks have their own late-night activities planned, such as karaoke and live bands.

Even children can get on the microphone before 10 pm. If you would rather hear a professional serenade, then head to Kinnakeet Shores Beach Club in Avon, which also has more than enough space for you to get up and dance. In larger restaurants of the Outer Banks, such as the Port O'Call Restaurant, you can catch live music performances, especially around the busy summer season.

Visitors to the islands will find a movie theater in Nags Head, plus the smaller Pioneer Theater, which lays claim to being the state’s oldest film theater. If stand-up comedy is more of your kind of thing, then head to the Comedy Club of the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills.

Local Attractions

The 3 Best Beaches for Fishing, Surfing, and Swimming Near Your Outer Banks Beach House

Outer Banks is a haven for everyone, where you and your family can engage in a wide range of beach activities, including surfing, swimming, and fishing. You will soon discover your favorite spots on these idyllic beaches.

1. Cape Point

This is one of the best beaches for fishing in Outer Banks, attracting passionate fishers from many countries around the world. Aside from traditional fishing, you can also try your hand at surf fishing on this beach. The best time for fishing is at the end of summer. However, there are still plenty of fish in the ocean during the rest of the year, so fishing is a year round activity here. Also, there are plenty of other activities on offer like sunbathing, building castles, windsurfing, or kite-boarding. You can access this beach by using a 4WD vehicle if you have a beach driving permit. Alternatively, you can reach the beach with public transport and a short walk.

2. Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk Beach is stunning, and it is a great favorite with surfers, as it gets some of the best surfing waves in Outer Banks. If you’re a surfer, you are bound to love Kitty Hawk’s waters. Experience the best surfing and skim-boarding conditions without worrying about your safety, or that of your family, as the beach is well guarded. Three lifeguard stations secure the beach from 10am to 7pm. Near the beach, in the town of Kitty Hawk, you will find opportunity to discover the area’s rich history, go shopping, or dine out with your family.

3. Southern Shores

Have you ever imagined a perfect beach day? If you have, then your daydream probably looked something like Southern Shores Beach. The water at Southern Shores is crystal clear, making it the ideal beach for swimming, and the long stretches of golden sand are an invitation to languorous sunbathing. The beach also has lifeguards who make sure you are safe at all times. On sunny days, you can have lots of fun swimming, picnicking, and building sandcastles with your family at Southern Shores.

Sights & things to do in the Outer Banks

5 Unbelievable Attractions at the Outer Banks

1. North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island

Discover the magic of the outdoors at the Outer Banks' best loved outdoor center. You'll be stunned by the largest shark group in North Carolina, the snapping alligators, and the tales of experienced scuba divers. Touch the stingrays and watch the otters play.

2. Currituck Beach Lighthouse

Differentiated from other lighthouses in the region by its distinctive coloration, Cerrituck Beach Lighthouse is also home to a museum, plus inspiring views at the top of its 122 steps.

3. Wright Brothers National Memorial

Learn all about the history of aviation in the very place where air transportation first found its wings.

4. Jockey's Ridge State Park

The largest state park on the east coast, Jockey's Ridge has the tallest active sand dune system in the eastern United States.

5. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Painted like a black and white candy-cane, Hatteras Lighthouse overlooks the "Graveyard of the Atlantic", where the Gulf Stream collides with the Labrador Current, creating tempestuous conditions.

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Things to See and Do in the Outer Banks

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