Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

Getting the best Outer Banks vacation rentals boils down to finding the right location with the right amenities for where you will be spending the majority of your time and what you will be doing while you are on your Outer Banks vacation. For example, there are rentals that are kid and dog friendly and those that are adults only.

Before you begin your search for agents with listings of Outer Banks rentals, make a list of what you would like for your vacation to be like. For starters, do you want to wake up each day to the sounds of a peaceful wilderness? Would you be willing to spend some time viewing timeshare property or do you want to get settled and head straight for the beach? These are all questions that you should answer before you make reservations and put down a deposit.


Please post your rentals here. Private owners can upload pictures and give contact information and details about their vacation cabins and homes for rent in this popular vacation destination.

Business owners are welcome to list their vacation rentals as long as they state that they are real estate agents or professional realtors!

For those who want a vacation away from the highways and roads and the traffic noises of the city, there are Outer Banks vacation rentals that are accessible by four wheel drive only. Don’t let the 4WD accessibility and the isolation fool you. There are some luxury beach homes with wrap around porches, covered decks and full kitchens in this category. Or would you prefer your Outer Banks vacation rentals to be located in the heart of mini-golf country and nightlife central? Once you get a general idea of a desirable location for your Outer Banks vacation rentals, then you should address the issues concerning of the size of the cabin, house or cottage. How many bedrooms do you need, etc.

To make reserving a vacation property even more interesting, there are several locations in the immediate area. Such as:

    Nags Head is considered by some to be the family friendly area of Outer Banks, North Carolina The beaches, hang gliding and fishing piers seem to offer something for each member of the family group. If you get tired of hanging out with the kids on the beach or kite flying at Jockey’s Ridge you can lose the crowd on the bike and jogging trails. A little bit of seclusion can be a good thing on a family vacation. Other reasons to choose Outer Banks vacation rentals in Nags Head would be the close proximity to Manteo where you can take the children to see the Elizabeth II, the site of the Lost Colony or the North Carolina Aquarium. If you are up to some offshore fishing, this is the best place to book a day long fishing trip for the family. Things to do and places to see in Nags Head, North Carolina.

    • Visit Jockey's Ridge State Park
    • View the Roanoke Sound Estuary
    • Try Kite Boarding
    • Go Kayaking
    • Go parasailing
    • Go Hang Gliding
    Your kids might not have a clue as to who the Wright Brothers might have been, but they will love the place they made famous anyway! Kitty Hawk, North Carolina offers some of the best beach activities and recreation in the Outer Banks area and possibly on the entire North Carolina coast. There’s golfing for dad, time on the beach for kids and shopping for mom with Kitty Hawk’s Outer Banks vacation rentals.

    Corolla beach rentals might offer the best combination of seclusion and stuff to do. Where you might only have had the option of isolation and privacy in Corolla, the area now has shops, beaches, historical sites and places to eat. The beaches are still pristine but there’s plenty of other activities for families on vacation to enjoy. There’s adult golf for dad, miniature golf for the kids and movie theaters for entertainment when the weather isn’t cooperating. Things to do and places to see in Corolla

    • 4x4 beach wild horse tour
    • Tour the Corolla Lighthouse
    • Take a stroll on the boardwalk through the forest

    Who wouldn’t love a town called Duck? Not only does Duck offer some fine Outer Banks vacation rentals; cheap family vacations is what it’s famous for! The Travel Channel named Duck as one of the best family friendly beach vacation spots in America. There some really cool stuff like a long walking and bike trail and schedules stuff in the park to entertain the children and that takes a load of pressure off mom and dad. The park is filled with natural beauty and activities, so if you want to take the kids to Outer Banks, Duck might be the best place for your family vacation rental.

    Southern Shores
    If relaxation and getting away from the crowds is your idea of the perfect trip, Southern Shores might be the best spot to book your Outer Banks vacation rentals. There is a beach and play area for families with small children and there’s tennis courts for the adults. Southern Shores is primarily a residential area that offers relaxation with the area’s attractions just a short hop away. Kill Devil Hills
    A Kill Devil Hills Outer Banks vacation rental will locate you closely to shopping, miniature golf and some nice fishing piers.

    Things to do and places to see in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.

    • Visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial. It’s at the location where the Wright Brothers made their first flight.

    I have just touched on some of the fun family things to do at various locations that offer Outer Banks vacation rentals. Once you arrive I’m sure that you will think that I left out all the best stuff, so please drop a note and tell us which is the best beach in Outer Banks and where you had the most fun and to share any cheap vacation ideas that you picked up along the way!

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