Discover a selection of 1,000 vacation rentals in Avon, NC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $87 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Avon. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Avon's promise of boundless beach adventures

Book one of the many fabulous Avon vacation rentals strung along this shoreline of this tiny Outer Banks resort, and you're guaranteed a spot on the beach. Its golden strands and sun-kissed surf stretch 25 miles, both north and south. That's a lot of beach to enjoy. Kiteboarders and windsurfers put those brisk Outer Banks winds to good use, as they twist and leap for ever more air. And there's plenty of play to be had offshore too. This is reckoned to be the blue marlin capital of the world, while Avon's pier is a legendary surf fishing spot.

Things to do

Avon—stories of lighthouses and shipwrecks

The best-loved attractions in town aren’t hard to find. Step out of one of the many Avon vacation rentals that front the beach, and you'll see the wind-wracked form of Avon Fishing Pier. The lighthouses that stipple the coast are worth seeking out, too. They hint at OBX's reputation as the "ship graveyard of the Atlantic." Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is the tallest on the East coast, while Ocracoke has the oldest. The Hatteras Island Visitor Center and Museum of the Sea helps put flesh on the intriguing maritime history of Hatteras Island.

Activities

Days to chill and thrill in Avon

With those huge skies, dunes of shifting sand, and restless Atlantic surf, there's a real energy here that demands attention. As well as kiteboarding and windsurfing, there are sand dunes to race over, quiet inlets to paddleboard up, and white surf to cast a fishing line into. It's not all non-stop action, though. Roll out a blanket and picnic with the kids; amble the shore just shelling; or light up a beach barbeque in the evening, before retiring to the beautiful Avon vacation rentals.

Weather

Avon's a real all-year-rounder

Given you'll be spending so much time outside here, you'd think that the Avon weather forecast matters. And it does, but not as much as you might think—Avon has 210 sunny days a year. The cool currents offshore also knock the edge off temperatures in summer, so it rarely tops 80°F. Springs are mild, while the winds in fall are great for kiteboarders and windsurfers alike. And in winter, you'll feel like you own the place. Fun on the beach really can be enjoyed much of the year in Avon.

Natural features

Avon's arc of natural wonder

The scenic setting of this Outer Banks seaside village is hard to beat. The 100-mile drive from Norfolk—across tidal inlets, salt-marsh lagoons, and wind-sculpted dunes—reinforces that. Avon sits on an arcing sand barrier that is some 30 miles from the mainland. The isolation is immediate and blissful. Many come here to seek out the amazing birdlife—the whole of Hatteras Island is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore national park. Oyster catchers wade the lagoons, loggerhead turtles dig the soft sands, while out at sea, you might spot bottlenose dolphins playing in the waves.

How to get there

How to get to and around Avon

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 40.4 mi (65 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Avon?

Whether you're in search of a cozy retreat for you and your boo or someplace spacious to fit family and friends, you'll find some top vacation rentals in and around Avon. Here are a couple to get you inspired:

  • Take advantage of conveniences like a nearby hospital and books at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked". Situated around 55 miles from Avon, this unique property has 6 bedrooms and good guest reviews.
  • "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6" also promises a memorable escape, offering 3 bedrooms, nearby whale-watching activities, a blender and more. It's around 45 miles from Avon.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in or near Avon?

You need only take a peek inside our tiny house vacation rentals in Avon to discover that great things really do come in small packages. Cleverly designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these mini wonders deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Unwind and enjoy a simpler way of life at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Located in Waynesville, a nearby hospital and a TV are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" in New Bern is another top-rated option. A stereo and air conditioning will help make your time here more comfortable.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Avon?

There's nothing like a couple of days away to reset your batteries. If you're ready for some good old-fashioned R&R, these popular weekend getaways in and around Avon make the ideal base for a mini break:

  • Book a couple of nights or longer at "Beach Me Up Scotty" Lower Bonus", around 10 miles to the north of Avon, and you've got yourself the ultimate weekend break. You'll have outdoor attractions like Outer Banks Visitors Bureau and North Pond Trail on your doorstep and amenities like heating and spa and beauty services to take advantage of.
  • Another excellent option is "Oceanfront End Unit "the Beach Place", around 12 miles north of Avon. When you're not relaxing in your rental making use of a balcony and heating, check out Nags Head Woods Preserve and Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Avon?

Usually small in size, affordable and well located, it's not hard to be impressed by a studio apartment. Make yourself comfortable in one of these vacation rentals and experience the vibe of Avon up close:

  • Wake up, explore and then do it all over again at "Oceanfront - Modern - Romantic Getaway". This vacation rental is a popular base for sightseeing and features amenities including nearby museums and cable/satellite TV services.
  • Another great choice is "Tranquil Waterfront Suite". Make the most of a firepit, air conditioning and other handy amenities during your stay.

There are loads of attractions around Avon you won't want to miss. Satisfy your inner culture vulture by visiting Paul Green Theatre and African American Cultural Complex.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Avon?

Every once in a while, you just need to take a break from the real world, even if it's only for two or three days. Enjoy a delightful combination of exploring and relaxing at one of these short-term rentals in or around Avon:

  • If you want to be near the action, "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" has you covered. It's within easy reach of the center of Avon and a great base to explore sights like Jordan Lake State Recreation Area and The Preserve at Jordan Lake.
  • Wake up, make a coffee and then start planning what to explore around "Carolina Cottage - Cozy Family Friendly Cottage In The Outer Banks". Cloer Family Vineyards and McIntyre's Fine Books and Bookends should be on your radar if you stay at this appealing vacation rental.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Avon?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a perfect way to add some fire to your relationship. Whisk your honey off for a couple of leisurely days at one of these escapes in or near Avon:

  • Around 5 miles from Avon, "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" is a perfect place for lovestruck couples. Beauty services and air conditioning are some of the amenities you'll find here.
  • "Seaclusion' For All, An Ocean Front Luxury Home" is another retreat guaranteed to woo you. It's approximately 11 miles from Avon and comes with a fireplace and shopping facilities.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near Avon?

Big groups mean gigantic fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll comfortably fit your whole gang. Check out our large group vacation rentals in or around Avon and get everyone together under one roof:

  • Offering privacy, space and comfort, you'll get your guests' tick of approval at "Seaclusion' For All, An Ocean Front Luxury Home". Up to 14 people can stay at this escape which has 5 bedrooms, a beach view and a fireplace. This top pick is around 11 miles to the north of Avon.
  • Nothing is more important than hanging out with loved ones, and "5 Star Ivey Coast 6br" makes it easy to do that. Located around 17 miles to the southwest of Avon, as many as 14 guests can stay in this vacation rental which has 6 bedrooms. A beach view and a swimming pool are among the many amenities here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Avon?

A pool is often a must-have when choosing where to spend your vacation, particularly if you're taking the kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Avon and fill your days with frolicking good fun:

  • Make yourself comfortable at "One Of A Kind Oceanfront Beach House With Million Dollar Views And A Hot Tub", where your top priority will be pool time. Amenities including a stereo and a nearby laundromat help make this getaway a guest favorite.
  • Otherwise, put your bags down and your feet up at "Waterfront 4 Bedroom House With Wifi". Along with a refreshing pool, you'll also have use of on-site watersports and a microwave oven.

Curious what the weather's like in Avon? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 75 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're seeking a little more inspiration on where to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to look through our entire selection of Avon vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Avon?

You'll always have more fun sharing those special memories with the ones that are closest to your heart. Whether you're planning a family trip or taking time out with good friends, Vrbo has a large vacation rental to suit your style. These are two of our best in and around Avon:

  • Sleeping up to 8 guests in 4 bedrooms, "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" is the perfect place to vacation with the family. This escape is 5 miles to the south of Avon and has creature comforts that include a separate dining area and nearby ecotour services.
  • Another top option is "Seaclusion' For All, An Ocean Front Luxury Home". This property is 11 miles north of Avon and features a microwave oven, a stereo and more. With 5 bedrooms accommodating up to 14 people, you won't need to leave anyone off your invitation list.

If you're hoping to visit some family-friendly attractions around the area, you won't have to look far. North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Frankie's Fun Park and Triangle Town Center promise lots of fun for young and old.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Avon?

Take a dip anytime you like at one of our large rental houses with an indoor pool. Pack your swimsuit and consider these properties in or near Avon that feature this premium perk:

  • Unpack your bags at "7 Bed/5 Bath With Pool And Hottub Oceanfront And Indoor Pool" and spend your days kicking back poolside. This roomy rental has 7 bedrooms that sleep up to 16 guests and a range of other amenities. A swimming pool and a fireplace are among them.
  • Alternatively, whisk your group away to "Book 2023 - Popular 8 Bedroom In Four Seasons W", which has 8 bedrooms and accommodates up to 18 guests. Along with that glorious pool waiting for you inside, a garden and a kitchen will keep everybody happy and comfortable.

Chasing more options? Find the perfect pad among these the search bar at the top of the page. Simply adjust the filters to find the Avon vacation rental that's perfect for you.