Discover a selection of 287 holiday rentals in Carteret County, US that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and private pool. Prices start at £ 126 per night, and cottages and houses are popular options for a stay in Carteret County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Carteret County
Destination guide

Book a holiday rental for your Carteret County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Carteret County with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Carteret County

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Carteret County a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Country Club of the Crystal Coast (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Havelock Tourist & Event Center (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Emerald Isle Adventures (21.4 mi / 34.5 km)
  • Salty Pirate Water Park (22.6 mi / 36.4 km)
  • North River Golf Course (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Carteret County

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Carteret County is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Fort Macon State Park (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Cape Lookout National Seashore (21.9 mi / 35.3 km)
  • Croatan National Forest (26.1 mi / 42 km)
  • Hammocks Beach State Park (28.2 mi / 45.4 km)
  • Rachel Carson Reserve (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Emerald Isle Woods Park (23.3 mi / 37.5 km)

What are the top holiday rentals in Carteret County?

From high-end houses to simple cabins, Vrbo has properties to match all tastes and budgets. Pack your bags and check out these top holiday rentals in Carteret County:

  • "Charming Upscale Bungalow - Beaufort Historic District": If you're on the hunt for a comfy living space in Beaufort, this escape won't disappoint. It offers 1 bedroom and quality amenities including a water view and an iron and ironing board.
  • "2nd Row, Beautiful Views, Pet Friendly": Stay a few nights or more at this property in Emerald Isle and you'll have access to books, a hair dryer and more. It has 4 bedrooms to accommodate the ones you love.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Carteret County holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Carteret County?

You need only take a look inside Vrbo's tiny house holiday rentals in Carteret County to figure out that cool things really do come in tiny packages. Efficiently designed to maximize space, these pocket-sized digs deliver a big holiday experience:

  • Take time off and get back to basics at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Located in Waynesville, spa and beauty services and a kitchen are just a couple of the amenities included here.
  • Alternatively, base yourself at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". Situated in New Bern, this wee gem comes with coffee and tea making facilities and an ice maker.

Can I find log cabins to rent in Carteret County?

Whether you're looking to rent a log cabin for a getaway with your close friends or a family trip, we have you covered. Book one of these terrific holiday rentals in or near Carteret County and enjoy chilling out in nature for a while:

  • "Creek Front Log Cabin. Quiet And Charming. Public Boat Ramp Minutes Away" works hard to make sure your Carteret County getaway is all you wanted it to be. With a list of amenities that include nearby museums and off-street parking options to make things easy, all you have to do is chill out and enjoy your getaway.
  • After a huge day out in Mother Nature, unwind at "New Charming New Bern Log Cabin". This cosy hideaway comes with a host of features, including a fireplace and a kitchen.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Carteret County?

Short on time but itching to get away? A weekend escape is what you need. Reserve a few nights at one of these rental properties and get ready to feel worlds away from your working week:

  • "Pet Friendly And Cosy Oceanfront Cottage W" - Found in Emerald Isle, this rental property offers amenities like towels and pet-friendly services.
  • "Family And Pet Friendly Retreat" - This is another top choice with all the things that make for a lovely little getaway. Make use of a water park and pet-friendly services at this Emerald Isle property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Carteret County?

Forget about booking a standard hotel room and secure one of our studio apartments in Carteret County. Here's where you can kick back in your own pad and enjoy your next destination like a local:

  • Settle in at "Charming Upscale Bungalow - Beaufort Historic District", situated in Beaufort. There are plenty of amenities at your disposal here, including a boat and an oven.
  • Full of character and with more privacy than a big hotel, "Historical Guest House Featured On Hgtv's Beachfront Bargain Hunt Renovation" is another place to consider. It's located in Southeastern United States and comes with internet services and coffee and tea making facilities.

Can I find short term rentals in Carteret County?

With Vrbo's great selection of short-term rentals in Carteret County, you're bound to find a property that's a perfect match. Whether you're chasing somewhere to wind down on your own or to reconnect with friends and family, these options are difficult to beat:

  • "Pet Friendly And Cosy Oceanfront Cottage W" in Emerald Isle is a perfect place for a short-term stay. It's within easy reach of the centre of town, so you can easily go out and explore all the best sights without having to travel too far.
  • Otherwise, bunk down for a few days at "Family And Pet Friendly Retreat" and discover the best of Emerald Isle. This property also caters to short-term guests and is a good choice if you like to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Carteret County?

Whether you've been together for a few months, a year or an eternity, nothing beats a romantic weekend getaway to keep passions alive. If you're searching for the ideal place to spend a couple of days with your honey, you'll be smitten with these retreats:

  • Catch up on quality time and lots of cuddles at "Charming Upscale Bungalow - Beaufort Historic District" in Beaufort. A nearby marina and shopping facilities are among the nice touches you'll find here.
  • Another tempting option is "2nd Row, Beautiful Views, Pet Friendly" in Emerald Isle. Enjoy perks here including beach sun loungers and a balcony, as well as each other's company.

What are the best large group holiday rentals in Carteret County?

If you're planning to take that special trip away, don't go it alone; bring the whole gang. You'll have more fun sharing your experiences with the ones you love the most. These holiday rentals in Carteret County are ideal for larger groups:

  • "The Nest: Luxury, History, Balcony": With 5 bedrooms, everyone can be a part of the fun at this impressive escape in Emerald Isle. A fireplace and a firepit are among the many amenities offered here.
  • "Newly Renovated Oceanfront Home With Private Beach Access In Emerald Isle": You'll get your squad's seal of approval at this option in North Waco which comes with a swimming pool, a kitchen and more. It has 3 bedrooms that will easily sleep all your guests.

Are there large holiday rentals that sleep 30 or more in Carteret County?

If you're planning a big family reunion or a special event like a birthday party in Carteret County, you won't have to worry about leaving anyone off the guest list. Vrbo has an excellent range of large holiday rentals that'll fit as many people as you like. Here are some examples:

  • "Ocean Front Spectacular Pet Friendly Rental": With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 30 people, this holiday property in Emerald Isle will give you all the room you need. A kitchen and a barbecue grill are just a couple of the amenities available here.
  • "Emerald Isle Annual Rental": Situated in Emerald Isle, this spacious option features a swimming pool and a nearby bay. It has 1 bedroom and can comfortably sleep up to 99 guests.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Carteret County?

In Carteret County, you'll find plenty of house rentals where you can make every day a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your main priority at one of these top-rated escapes:

  • Parents, kids, uncles, aunts — everyone will want to hang out at the pool at "Historical Guest House Featured On Hgtv's Beachfront Bargain Hunt Renovation". Treat the family to a holiday at this Southeastern United States rental house which also comes with childrens activities and a toaster.
  • Wake up and enjoy an early morning dip at "Spacious House On The Water With A Sunrise View" in Smyrna. A barbecue grill and nearby ecotour services are just two of the many amenities at this equally impressive option.

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