Where to stay around Outer Banks?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,512 holiday lettings near Outer Banks. From 3,662 houses to 348 condos, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Outer Banks is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Outer Banks?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Outer Banks. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Virginia Beach: 1,302 holiday homes
  • Virginia: 5,304 holiday homes
  • Nags Head: 1,674 holiday homes
  • Corolla: 1,806 holiday homes
  • Southern Shores: 1,445 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Outer Banks! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Outer Banks?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Outer Banks with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Virginia Beach: 1,302 holiday lettings
  • Nags Head: 1,674 holiday lettings
  • Corolla: 1,806 holiday lettings
  • Southern Shores: 1,445 holiday lettings
  • Duck: 1,796 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Outer Banks?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Outer Banks are:

  • First Flight Airport (FFA): 2,176 self catering accommodations
  • Hatteras, NC (HNC): 881 self catering accommodations
  • Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional): 1,973 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Outer Banks?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Outer Banks. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Avon Fishing Pier: 777 holiday rentals
  • Salvo Beach: 505 holiday rentals
  • Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge: 1,301 holiday rentals
  • Corolla 4x4 Beach Access: 1,724 holiday rentals
  • Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education: 1,783 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Outer Banks listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a vacation rental in Outer Banks, USA your home away from home

Outer Banks is the name given to a series of islands off the coast of North Carolina. It’s regarded as one of the state’s premier family holiday destinations, with numerous long, sandy beaches and large expanses of pristine natural beauty. At Outer Banks vacation accommodation you’ll be able to pursue all kinds of fun-packed activities, with diving, surfing, nature walks and kite-boarding to name a few.

Things to do in Outer Banks, USA

The most obvious attraction for visitors to Outer Banks vacation rentals are the miles of immaculate public beaches to be found here. If you’re a surfing enthusiast then you’ll find some of the best conditions on the whole of the USA’s east coast here. You’ll find lots of places to buy equipment or schools to help you in your first tentative steps on a surfboard.

Outer Banks self-catering vacation accommodation is also close to Kitty Hawk, the famous site where the Wright brothers made their first heavier than air flight more than 100 years ago. Today Kitty Hawk is a thriving summer resort – there’s a national monument devoted to the Wright brothers’ feat, while boating, parasailing, kayaking and golf are just some of the activities on offer in the area.

Jockey’s Ridge State Park is an essential sight if you’re on holiday at vacation accommodation in Outer Banks, and is home to the highest dune system on the east coast. At the park’s visitor’s centre you’ll find a museum devoted to the history of the park, and find out about the flora and fauna of the area.

Outer Banks self-catering vacation rentals are found near one of the portions of coast with the highest amount of historical wrecks. At Cape Hatteras you’ll find a large lighthouse with a fascinating history.

Places to visit on holiday in Outer Banks, USA

Outer Banks self-catering vacation accommodation is close to some fascinating cultural and historical sites, like Fort Raleigh in Roanoke. This was where an English colony is rumoured to have landed, but went missing without a trace in the space of just a few years.

Weather in Outer Banks, USA

Summer conditions around self-catering vacation rentals in Outer Banks are usually consistently warm, with little rain at this time of year. Average highs at this time of year stay around the mid-20s, while winters are usually mild and the rest of the year offers pleasantly warm weather.

Cheap flights to Outer Banks, USA

The nearest major airport to Outer Banks vacation rentals can be found in Raleigh-Durham (RDU), four hours away by car. You can get from here to Charlotte (CLT) or other major cities on the eastern seaboard, and flights on to the UK.

Sightseeing in and around Outer Banks

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Outer Banks for its fishing and surfing. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Outer Banks a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Full Throttle Speedway (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Nags Head Golf Links (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Destination Fun (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf (13.4 mi / 21.5 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Outer Banks

Travellers enjoy Outer Banks for its surfing. If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Outer Banks

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and breathtaking sunrises, which is just a taste of what Outer Banks has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Outer Banks is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Roanoke Island (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Festival Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Jockey's Ridge State Park (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Elizabethan Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Nags Head Woods Preserve (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)