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 highlights

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 accommodation are available around Outer Banks?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 6,136 holiday rentals around Outer Banks. From 5,107 Houses to 309 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Outer Banks is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Northeast Virginia Beach: 666 holiday rentals
  • Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater: 1,465 holiday rentals
  • Sandbridge: 558 holiday rentals
  • Virginia Beach: 1,612 holiday rentals
  • Whalehead Beach: 1,164 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Outer Banks! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Virginia Beach: 1,612 holiday homes
  • Powells Point: 1,510 holiday homes
  • Avon: 1,033 holiday homes
  • Rodanthe: 555 holiday homes
  • Cedar Island: 893 holiday homes

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 holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Outer Banks are:

  • Elizabeth City Cgas Regional Airport (ECG): 23 holiday houses
  • Hatteras, NC (HNC): 1,502 holiday houses
  • Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional): 2,608 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Outer Banks?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Outer Banks. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Verizon Wireless Virginia Beach Amphitheater: 1,465 holiday rentals
  • Ocracoke Pony Pens: 505 holiday rentals
  • Frisco Native American Museum: 858 holiday rentals
  • Paradise Fun Park: 3,225 holiday rentals
  • Currituck Beach: 2,306 holiday rentals

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

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