Vacation in the Outer Banks

Vacation in the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks consists of a string of barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. For nearly 200 miles, these islands separate the Atlantic Ocean from Albemarle, Pamlico, and Currituck Sounds. Enjoy spectacular beaches, tailor-made for a family vacation or a romantic get-away.

For seclusion and pristine beaches, Corolla is the perfect destination. This vacation spot is loaded with shops, restaurants, and recreational activities. Visit the Currituck Beach Lighthouse or the Whalehead Club. There is no shortage of activities, but the main attraction is the miles and miles of beautiful beaches.

Cited as one of the best family beach destinations in the country, Duck is perhaps the most popular destination in the Outer Banks. Choose from numerous outdoor recreational activities, water sports, concerts, the beach, and casual and upscale dining.

For beautiful private beaches, head to Southern Shores, a charming little town with minimal commercial development. The private beach accesses insure that the beaches remain private with only residents and vacationers granted access. The shallow waters of Currituck Sound are ideal for kayaking, windsurfing, wading, and sailing.

Some of the area’s best recreation can be found at Kitty Hawk. This famous town may well be the perfect vacation resort. Enjoy some of the most outstanding ocean views in the area. When you tire of lying on the beach, why not play a round of golf at the famous Sea Scape Golf Links? Kitty Hawk has something for everyone’s appetite. Sail, windsurf, beach comb, fish, shop, or do it all!

Kill Devil Hills is located in the heart of the Outer Banks and is the ideal location for visitors who want to explore the entire area. Visit the Wright Brothers’ Memorial and see where flight began. Expect to find lots of family-friendly activities here. Miles and miles of beaches make it the perfect place to soak up some sun, play in the surf, or cast a fishing line. The choice is yours.

Nags Head is one of the best places in the country for a family vacation. The beaches are inviting for swimmers and sun-seekers. Two piers provide easy access to some of the best fishing in the area. Explore the area by bike or on foot. Bring your bike, or rent one locally. This is the perfect spot to try hang gliding, or just relax at the North Carolina Aquarium or the Lost Colony.


Throughout the Outer Banks, vacationers can find accommodations ranging from the quaint to the luxurious. Choose from vacation rentals, condos, and motels. Accommodations are reasonably priced but tend to book up early. Select your dream location and make your reservations today here.