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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Avon, North Carolina, USA your home away from home

Avon is a tiny community on Hatteras Island on North Carolina's Outer Banks. The pretty fishermen's cottages make cozy holiday rentals in Avon for those wanting to enjoy a peaceful vacation with beautiful beaches in an unspoilt landscape. Despite its remoteness, Avon has some excellent seafood restaurants, a supermarket and offers a warm welcome from the friendly locals.

Things to Do in Avon, NC

Avon is well known as a top spot for recreational surf fishing and large gamefish such as Red Drum can easily be caught from Avon pier. Take scenic drives along Highway 12 which runs the length of the Outer Banks. The area is ideal for long walks in the fresh sea air at any time of year. Alternatively try cycling or jogging. Just south of Avon is one of the best spots for kitesurfing. Watch the experts perform amazing jumps and stunts or join the windsurfers racing across the Pamlico Sound. Take a boat trip, go surfing or parasailing from the sandy beach or relax in the sunshine with a good book.

Places to Visit Around Avon, NC

There are plenty of places to visit from your Avon holiday cottage. Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge makes up 13 miles of the preserved Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It is a birdwatchers' paradise as migrating birds stop to rest during the spring and fall migrations. Expect to see great gray swans, blue herons, oystercatchers and falcons depending upon the season. Other points of interest are the Frisco Native American Museum and Okracoke Island, home of Blackbeard the Pirate, a short ferry ride from your Avon holiday rental. Climb the 268 steps to the top of the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest in the US, for spectacular sea views or visit the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum at Hatteras village to see exhibits of the many historic shipwrecks along this stormy coast.

Weather in Avon, NC

Holiday rentals in Avon enjoy warm sunny summers with temperatures averaging 88°F (31°C) in the summer months. The daytime highs are often tempered by fresh sea breezes. In winter the area has occasional snowfall with temperatures below freezing overnight in January. During the day, average highs reach 8-15°F (46-59°C) from January to March. The area has some rain showers throughout the year.

Travel to Avon, North Carolina

The nearest airport to Avon holiday rentals is the Coastal Carolina Regional (EWN) Airport in New Bern, NC which is about 180 miles away. It receives many domestic flights from all over the US. International visitors should fly to Richmond International (RIC) Airport 212 miles away, or Raleigh-Durham International Airport at Morrisville, NC about 249 miles away. Connections can then be made to the local airports at Hatteras (HNC) or Dare County Regional (MEO) Airports. A hire car is essential for reaching Avon holiday homes on the Outer Banks.

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