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Top-rated vacation rentals in Outer Banks

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Rental unit in Nags Head
Atlantic Oasis, Steps To The Beach &Covered Porch!
Located just steps from the Atlantic Ocean and the Albatross St beach access. This newly renovated and spacious vacation rental is new for 2018 and perfect for a Nags Head getaway. It has a full kitchen, queen bedroom, bathroom, living room and dining area. The Old Nags Head style covered-porch is great for relaxing and taking in the salt air, faces south and has views of the beach access. It is centrally located to all that Nags Head has to offer. It is locate less than 1 block from the beach.
$59 per night
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Treehouse in Kitty Hawk
OBX Tree House! King Bed, Two Soaker Tubs & Sauna
The OBX Treehouse! Come experience all the Outer Banks has to offer in style at this brand new luxury treehouse located in the heart of Kitty Hawk, NC! This treehouse is packed with amenities that will make your visit here relaxing and memorable! ✓ Brand New Luxury Treehouse ✓ King Sized Bed ✓ Electric Fireplace ✓ Oversized Walk-in Shower with Two Rainfall Shower Heads ✓ Outdoor Traditional Barrell Sauna ✓ Two Outdoor Clawfoot Soaker Tubs ✓ Large Outdoor Shower with Two Rainfall Shower Heads
$338 per night
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Condo in Duck
Waterfront Luxury Beach Home-Sunset View,Spa Baths
Gorgeous, renovated, quiet waterfront condo with amazing views in Duck NC, outer banks. Best of everything- quiet sunsets and sound access for water sports out your front door, walk or bike to the ocean and beautiful beach (across the street .4/mile) & walk, bike or kayak to the Duck shops, boardwalk & restaurants (about a mile). Amazing location with access to everything. Amazing views, adjustable vibrating beds with luxury mattresses, spa bathrooms, indoor pool, tennis & beach & sound toys!
$115 per night
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Outer Banks oceanfront vacation rentals

Home in Kill Devil Hills
Waterfront Cottage With 180 Degree Views!!
$175 per night
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Private room in Rodanthe
King Bed with Natural Light and Hot Tub
$29 per night
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Condo in Kill Devil Hills
Spectacular Oceanfront Views with Pool in KDH
$97 per night
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Condo in Kill Devil Hills
Perfect Oceanfront OBX Getaway
$131 per night
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Cottage in Salvo
Well Designed Oceanfront Cape Hatteras Beach House
$275 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
Beach/Oceanfront condo w/pool & private hot tub!
$202 per night
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Home in Avon
Oceanfront House w/ Private Hot Tub, Shared Pool, Free WiFi, AC - Dog-Friendly
$205 per night
Home in Waves
7 Bed Oceanfront Home in OBX w/ Hot Tub
$312 per night
Home in Kill Devil Hills
Beach Front Condo w/Indoor Pool & Hot tub!
$146 per night
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Condo in Kill Devil Hills
Turtle Tides - Oceanfront Penthouse Retreat
$148 per night
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Condo in Kill Devil Hills
Oceanfront 2 Bed 2 Bath- Surfer's Watch
$295 per night
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Condo in Avon
Oceanfront Condo w/Free WiFi, Central AC, Ocean View, Private W/D, & Shared Pool
$258 per night

Weekend vacation rentals in Outer Banks

Cottage in Kill Devil Hills
Adorable Cottage Close to Beach & Bay, Great Yard!
$99 per night
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Home in Nags Head
Charming Beach Cottage
$100 per night
Cottage in Kill Devil Hills
The OBX Coast Office! Charming Beach Road Cottage
$125 per night
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Private room in Rodanthe
Private room with en suite and hot tub
$37 per night
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Vacation home in Kill Devil Hills
Bali Bungalow - Hot Tub - Close To Bay And Beach!
$77 per night
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Rental unit in Kill Devil Hills
The BoHo Bungalow - Updated Space Close To Beach!
$83 per night
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Guest suite in Kill Devil Hills
**Prime OBX location! FREE Kayaks&Bikes&SUPs!
$39 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
2BR with Hot Tub & Deck. Centrally Located!
$98 per night
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Rental unit in Nags Head
Island Life - Updated Space With An Island Feel
$65 per night
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Rental unit in Kill Devil Hills
Ocean and Bay Views- Pet Friendly- 2 Master Suites
$105 per night
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Rental unit in Kill Devil Hills
Pure Shores - Close To The Bay And The Beach!
$85 per night
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Cottage in Kill Devil Hills
Nautical Wheelers
$105 per night

Outer Banks house rentals

Home in Powells Point
Hot Tub! King Beds, Barrel Sauna & Pool! OBX!
$232 per night
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Home in Kitty Hawk
Waterfront 2 bedroom/2 bikes/private dock
$131 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
Remodeled! Steps to beach, fire pit, hot tub
$189 per night
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Home in Nags Head
Rum-D.C.A 600 ft to Beach, w/ Hot Tub and Backyard
$151 per night
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Home in Nags Head
Newly remodeled! Beachside, near shops, dogs ok
$153 per night
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Home in Nags Head
Walk to beach! Hot tub, close to shops, dogs ok
$154 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
Soundside Retreat 1Block2sound -Off Season Rates
$121 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
The Sportsman Cottage, across from Avalon Pier!
$59 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
Angels Haven - Your Heavenly Getaway!
$50 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
The Sea Shanty - Deepwater Canal, Dog Friendly!
$102 per night
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Home in Kill Devil Hills
Blue Space OBX unit A Steps from the beach!
$86 per night
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Home in Salvo
NEW! South Swell - 5 houses to Ocean - Pool!
$150 per night

Your guide to Outer Banks

All About Outer Banks

The Outer Banks, a popular vacation spot off of the coast of North Carolina, isn’t just made up of many barrier islands but many charming towns, each with a distinctive personality. Hatteras, for example, traces its seafaring heritage in the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. Nearby Buxton is known for great surfing and windsurfing, as well as America's tallest brick lighthouse, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Nags Head, founded in the 19th century, boasts galleries as well as great fishing spots from its wooden piers. The Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk preserves the spot where Orville and Wilbur Wright succeeded at sending up the first powered flight in 1903.

Many people come to the Outer Banks simply to lounge on the beach, but there are plenty of opportunities for exploring the wilderness in a more active way. As part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the Outer Banks offers 75 miles of protected Atlantic coastline, with plenty of trails for hikers and bikers. Climb up the East Coast’s highest sand dune in Jockey’s Ridge State Park to watch the sunset from its apex.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Outer Banks?

There’s something to see and do in the Outer Banks all year long, aided by the weather, which remains consistent due to the Gulf Stream flowing offshore. Peak time for beachgoers is summer, of course, when the weather is hot and humid. Although the air cools in the fall, the water remains warm, making it a great season for fishing, windsurfing, and kiteboarding. The autumn schedule is also packed with events like Hatteras Island’s Day at the Docks a seafood-themed weekend in September that includes a marathon and al fresco dinners. The winter weather here can get chilly, but it rarely snows, so search out a less-crowded beach and build a bonfire. (Get a permit first.)


What are the top things to do in Outer Banks?

The Elizabethan Gardens

Located within the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke Island, the Elizabethan Gardens inspires delight in every season, whether you’re basking in the aroma of winter jasmine in January or admiring the profusion of hydrangeas in June. You can spend several hours strolling along the paths that traverse this 10-acre sculpture garden. Before visiting, you may want to check its website to see if the John White Butterfly Center is hosting workshops (seed saving, floral arrangement) that day.

Hatteras Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

There are well over 2,000 shipwrecks off the coast of North Carolina, and the Hatteras Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum honors their memory. This small, free museum features exhibits on the maritime history of the Outer Banks, displaying artifacts rescued from pirate ships as well as World War II-era German submarines. A fun way to explore the collections is through the museum’s scavenger hunt.

Driving the Beach

The Outer Banks are one of the few spots on the East Coast that allow driving on the beach. You can bring your own four-wheel-drive vehicle or rent one from a local business that outfits cars specifically for beach driving. Before you head onto the sands, though, you’ll need to obtain a beach-driving permit online. While you’re at it, add on a free beach fire permit so you can toast marshmallows by the water. Rules around access differ between beaches and can change over the course of the year, so plan ahead to avoid disappointment.