Discover a selection of 3,500 vacation rentals in Kitty Hawk, 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 $79 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Kitty Hawk. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Find a seaside retreat with a Kitty Hawk house for rent

Outer Banks house rentals in Kitty Hawk are ideal for a seaside retreat. You could venture out onto Kitty Hawk Pier to take in the gorgeous views of the Atlantic Ocean or visit nearby Kill Devil Hills to learn about aviation history at the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Kitty Hawk also has an abundance of unique wildlife, such as otters and sea turtles, that can be seen at Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve.

Things to do

Attractions near Kitty Hawk vacation rentals

It can be tough to pull yourself away from the beaches of the Outer Banks—especially if your Kitty Hawk vacation rental puts you near the water—but the area's rich history is both eye-opening and fun to explore. See the actual field where mankind first took to the sky at the Monument to a Century of Flight, built to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ first flight. Embark on a walking tour of where the flight took place, and see incredible metal sculptures and statues that immortalize a moment in history.


Activities near your Kitty Hawk summer rental

If you can, booking a stay at an oceanfront vacation rental is a must. As with the rest of the Outer Banks, most of Kitty Hawk's exciting activities are on the beachfront. Take to the water in style by experiencing surfing, windsurfing, stand-up paddle boarding, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, or boating. Witness a breathtaking 360-degree view of the ocean and the unique geography of the area from a helicopter or hot air balloon. Wildlife fans will be in their element, with bird-watching and dolphin tours both among Kitty Hawk’s most in-demand pursuits.

Day trips

Day trips near Kitty Hawk vacation homes

Kitty Hawk is the ideal base camp to explore the wonders of Nags Head. Vacation rentals can be found near places like Jockey’s Ridge State Park, a vast park with massive dunes and opportunities for hang gliding, hiking, and other activities, and Bodie Island, a narrow barrier peninsula with a scenic seashore and wildlife refuges. You'll also enjoy Dowdy Park, a popular park with multi-use courts and a unique playscape, and Jennette’s Pier, a fishing spot with scenic ocean views.


Local weather for your trip to Kitty Hawk vacation homes

The ocean beckons—Kitty Hawk weather is almost always beach-ready thanks to its comfortable oceanic climate. Travelers flock to the Outer Banks in the summer to enjoy long, bright days at the beach, basking in the light breezes and 80-degree temperatures. If you don't fancy crowds, book your Kitty Hawk vacation rentals for the spring or fall. The temperatures usually hover around the 70s—perfect for sunbathing at the beach or hitting the links for a round of golf. Expect a few days of rougher weather in the summer or fall.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Kitty Hawk

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Kitty Hawk is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jockey's Ridge State Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Currituck Beach (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
  • Corolla Beach (23.9 mi / 38.5 km)
  • Nags Head Woods Preserve (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Elizabethan Gardens (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Kitty Hawk

Fly into Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), the closest airport, located 10.1 mi (16.3 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Family fun near Kitty Hawk vacation rentals

Kitty Hawk boasts many fun locations for kids of all ages. Vacation homes are available near places like the Avalon Fishing Pier, a lively pier known for fishing and recreation, and Sandy Run Park, a scenic park with creekside trails, native wildlife, and the Wright Brothers memorial. Kids will also like the Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve, a reserve with trails for hiking and biking through wetlands and forests.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Kitty Hawk?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Kitty Hawk that suits your style. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Around 2 miles from the center of Kitty Hawk, you'll want to keep coming back to "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked". It has 6 bedrooms and a range of amenities including free toiletries and a stovetop.
  • Alternatively, make yourself comfortable at "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6". Located around 7 miles from the heart of Kitty Hawk, it has 3 bedrooms and comes with a kitchen and a garage.

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

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

If you've been busier than a bee in a garden lately, you deserve to get away for a few days. Clock off early on Friday and make your way to one of these weekend getaways in or near Kitty Hawk:

  • Whisk yourself away to "Where The Beach And Nature Collide". Located around 3 miles to the southeast of Kitty Hawk, this cozy retreat has all you need for a relaxed stay, including an iron and ironing board and a barbecue grill.
  • Alternatively, create memories with your gang at "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina", which is around 16 miles to the south of Kitty Hawk. You'll have use of a living room, nearby hunting activities and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Kitty Hawk?

Studio apartments may be small, but they pack a big punch when it comes to location and convenience. Unpack your bags at one of these top studio apartments in and around Kitty Hawk:

  • After an exciting day of urban exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina". A kitchen and a nearby laundromat are among the useful amenities you'll find here.
  • An equally good choice is "Caroline Cottage Located Historic Waterfront District". Don't let its modest size fool you — this comfy apartment is loaded with handy amenities like coffee and tea making facilities, WiFi and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Kitty Hawk?

From simple studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your quick break sorted. Here are just two of our top picks in and around Kitty Hawk:

  • If you only need to stay a night or two, "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" is a good choice. It's close to the center of Kitty Hawk, so you'll have easy access to all the best attractions.
  • "Beautiful Waterfront Home Features Private Dock And Use Of Two Tandem Kayaks" is also ideally located. Put your feet up here and find out why guests rate this getaway as one of their favorites.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Kitty Hawk?

Forget about roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is a weekend away, just you and your beloved. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around Kitty Hawk that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are some we think you'll love:

  • Slip away on Friday for a few passion-filled nights at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked". Located around 2 miles from Kitty Hawk, it comes with plenty of nice touches, like a fireplace and a nearby bay.
  • "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6" is another top option that'll impress. It's approximately 7 miles from Kitty Hawk and has beauty services and a nearby bay.

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

Big groups mean big-time fun. They also mean finding someplace that'll easily fit your crew. Browse our large group vacation rentals in or around Kitty Hawk and get everybody together under the same roof:

  • Providing space, comfort and privacy, you'll get your guests' seal of approval at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked". Up to 16 people can be accommodated at this retreat which has 6 bedrooms, a swimming pool and a kitchen. You'll find it around 2 miles to the north of Kitty Hawk.
  • "7 Bed/5 Bath With Pool And Hottub Oceanfront And Indoor Pool" is another awesome option. It's around 2 miles to the north of Kitty Hawk, has 7 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 guests. A fireplace and a swimming pool are among the things designed to make your group getaway more comfortable.

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

A pool is often a must-have amenity when deciding where to spend your vacation, especially if you're traveling with kids. Check out these houses with a pool in or near Kitty Hawk and spend your days splashing about:

  • Get comfortable at "Great Beach House - Kill Devil Hills", where your top priority will be chilling by the pool. Amenities such as daily housekeeping services and a kitchen help make this escape a guest favorite.
  • Alternatively, put your bags down and your feet up at "Wonderful Ocean Views In This Cozy Beach House". Along with an invigorating pool, you can also make use of a separate dining area and a kitchen.

Not sure what the weather's like in Kitty Hawk? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 75 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on places to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of Kitty Hawk vacation rentals.

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

Grammy and Pop, Uncle Elijah ... You can put them on your invitation list when you stay in a large family vacation rental in or near Kitty Hawk. Get all your loved ones under the one roof at one of these spacious options:

  • Make your rendezvous a memorable one at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked". This escape has 6 bedrooms, caters to 16 guests and features a range of amenities, including a fridge and nearby ecotour services. You'll find it around 2 miles north of Kitty Hawk.
  • Another top option is "Beautiful Waterfront Home Features Private Dock And Use Of Two Tandem Kayaks". It's around 7 miles to the south of Kitty Hawk, has 4 bedrooms and accommodates up to 9 guests. Useful amenities here include a smart TV and a kitchen.

If you're in the mood for visiting some family-friendly attractions close by, Paradise Fun Park is a fun day out for all ages.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near Kitty Hawk?

Escape the hustle and bustle and treat the people you love to a different type of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near Kitty Hawk and get the camping experience — but with all the creature comforts you're used to!

  • "Kdh Cozy Log Cabin Near Wood Preserve" - This popular retreat offers a TV and a smart TV and is located about 11 miles southeast of central Kitty Hawk.
  • "Well Kept / Well Loved Cottage" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or more at this welcoming property, which is around 5 miles to the north of Kitty Hawk. You'll have access to a fridge, coffee and tea making facilities and more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Kitty Hawk vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like having a pool inside your house. Pack your favorite swimwear and take a dip in the privacy of one of these large vacation homes in or near Kitty Hawk:

  • Invite a few friends over for a refreshing swim at "7 Bed/5 Bath With Pool And Hottub Oceanfront And Indoor Pool". This property has space to spare, with 7 bedrooms sleeping up to 16 people. A fireplace and an ocean view are other things your group will love about this place.
  • Another inviting option is "Book 2023 - Popular 8 Bedroom In Four Seasons W". With 8 bedrooms accommodating up to 18 people, you can invite all your friends to play, stay and swim. A swimming pool and a garden are other amenities you'll find here.

Use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find more wonderful Kitty Hawk vacation rental options for your next big getaway.