Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Outer Banks

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Outer Banks. Renowned for its beaches, seaside and seafood restaurants, this city welcomes all visitors. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


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.

Natural features

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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Outer Banks

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 8 mi (12.9 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Outer Banks?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,104 holiday lettings around Outer Banks. From 5,018 houses to 301 cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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 travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Virginia Beach: 1,379 holiday homes
  • Northeast Virginia Beach: 625 holiday homes
  • Corolla: 2,085 holiday homes
  • Nags Head: 1,955 holiday homes
  • Whalehead Beach: 1,105 holiday homes 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: 1,379 holiday lettings
  • Corolla: 2,085 holiday lettings
  • Nags Head: 1,955 holiday lettings
  • Duck: 2,048 holiday lettings
  • Kill Devil Hills: 2,169 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:

  • Hatteras, NC (HNC): 1,479 self catering accommodations
  • Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional): 2,291 self catering accommodations
  • Elizabeth City Cgas Regional Airport (ECG): 24 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? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Outer Banks. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bodie Island Lighthouse: 2,290 holiday rentals
  • Lynnhaven Mall: 1,233 holiday rentals
  • Nags Head Fishing Pier: 2,448 holiday rentals
  • Chesapeake Veterans' Memorial: 1,210 holiday rentals
  • Chesapeake City Park: 1,249 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Outer Banks listed on 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.

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