Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

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Make Outer Banks your next getaway

Outer Banks vacation rentals are your ticket to 100 miles of stunning coastline and beachfront adventure. The strip of barrier islands separates the Atlantic Ocean from mainland North Carolina—creating a hub of water sports, marine habitats, and carefree relaxation. As one of the most popular vacation destinations on the East Coast, the Outer Banks does things a little differently—with a new experience to be found in each village, uncommercialized beaches, and a laid-back tranquility to its rhythmic tide.

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Popular amenities for Outer Banks vacation rentals

Dog-friendly Hot tub Internet
The Wright Stuff OBX
3 Bedroom | 3.5 Bath | Sleeps 6

The Wright Stuff OBX - Kill Devil Hills, NC

$277 avg / night
Sunrise Watch KDH136
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Sunrise Watch KDH136 - Kill Devil Hills, NC

$246 avg / night
Scout's Cove KDH906
2 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 4

Scout's Cove KDH906 - Kill Devil Hills, NC

$226 avg / night
Reel Life #108DS-H
1 Bedroom | 1 Bath | Sleeps 4

Reel Life #108DS-H - Hatteras, NC

$177 avg / night
Salty Paws
1 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Sleeps 6 (4 Adults Max)

Salty Paws - Duck, NC

$184 avg / night

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Recent Outer Banks guest reviews

This is a well appointed home with nautical theme. All amenities worked well. Private beach access was great. The sun room was a great place to hangout.
Sunil L. | May 2024
This is a great house to relax in! It is very comfortable and well stocked. The location is very convenient- close to the walking path on the sound, close to shopping and only a few blocks from the beach. The owners have great style! The ground floor lounge with the couch and ping pong is a fun way to chill with friends. We will definitely be coming back to this house!!
Dianne S. | May 2024
House was impeccably clean and decorated, with every amenity necessary for 3 adults, 2 older kids. Great location, literally right at the boardwalk to the beach and also walking distance to may stores and eateries. Hot tub was great on cooler days. As a runner, I enjoyed the sidewalk for exercise throughout Avon. Free pickleball in Buxton at the rec center, only 2 miles away, occupied a teenager nicely as well. Everything with Vacasa went as planned, including a text to check in early if we desired.
Emily H. | May 2024
Outer Banks vacation rental FAQ

Yes, 376 of our Outer Banks homes allow dogs—so feel free to bring Fido along. (Just make sure to check individual home listings for any limits on the number and size of dogs they allow).

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Yes. 808 of our Outer Banks vacation rentals have internet access, so you can stay connected throughout your trip.

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Some of the most popular amenities in our Outer Banks vacation rentals include:

Our standard check-in time is 4:00 p.m., and the check-out time is 10:00 a.m. Some exceptions apply—after you book, you’ll find check-in and check-out details in the Vacasa guest app or your Trip Manager.

Absolutely. Our local Outer Banks team includes professional housekeepers who care for all our homes here. They’ll clean thoroughly and restock amenities, so everything is ready for your arrival—and all you have to do is settle in and relax.

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No worries, plans change. Read over our cancellation policy for more information. And if you currently have a Vacasa reservation for Outer Banks, log in to Trip Manager to see options available for your specific trip.

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Explore our Outer Banks vacation rentals in NC

See for yourself why families and travelers return to these beaches every year with an Outer Banks vacation rental. Find the right vacation for you along each of the area’s islands and villages. You’ll find wild Spanish Mustangs along beaches in Corolla, kite-flying, hiking, and hang-gliding in Nags Head, and unspoiled views along Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

No matter where you go, there are a few things that you can count on: fresh seafood, opportunities for outdoor adventure, and the relaxing crash of waves nearby. With homes on the ocean, the sound, and everywhere in between, Vacasa offers one of the largest inventories of Outer Banks vacation rentals available. Once you’ve caught your first Outer Banks sunset, you won’t know how you’ve done without it.

Beaches, attractions, and activities in the Outer Banks

Guests of the Outer Banks have unlimited access to miles and miles of clean, uncrowded, family-friendly beaches. Fill your itinerary with endless fun by the ocean.

What is the most popular part of the Outer Banks?

If you’re looking to stay in the heart of the coastal action, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills tend to see more tourists due to their central location and wide selection of restaurants, bars, shopping, and activities.

What is the Outer Banks most known for?

The Outer Banks are renowned for their pristine, uncommercialized beaches, preserved coastal ecosystems, relaxing laid-back atmosphere, and its wide array of water sports.

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