Discover a selection of 1,500 vacation rentals in Nags Head 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 $139 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Nags Head. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Nags Head
Destination guide

Find pet-friendly rentals in Nags Head

As the first tourist spot in the North Carolina colony, Nag’s Head has been a popular vacation spot since 1830. If you're a surfer, you'll love the waves you can catch by this part of the peninsula. It’s a perfect vacation spot for those who love the outdoors, thanks to its trails, a boardwalk, and a nature preserve on top of the beach. Outer Banks pet-friendly rentals enable you to bring your dog along for all the outdoor adventures. For vacationers looking for outdoor adventure or lazy beach days, Nag’s Head is a great destination in the pet-friendly Outer Banks.

Things to do

Attractions near Nags Head vacation homes

With everything from national parklands full of hiking trails and beaches, to aquariums, arcades and mini golf nearby, Nags Head offers plenty of family-friendly entertainment. Just north of town, pay a visit to the Wright Brothers National Memorial at the site where the famous duo brought their airplane dreams to life. Along with the landing sites, a monument and a life size model of the flier itself, you can walk through a reconstructed camp that shows what life was like in the early 1900s, and check out interactive exhibits and displays at the visitor center.


Things to do near Nags Head vacation rentals

With the ocean and the sound on each side of Nags Head, you'll find endless ways to enjoy the waterfront here. Local vendors are on hand to equip you with all the water sports equipment and experiences you could need, whether you want to try your hand at paragliding and kiteboarding, or prefer calm canoeing and kayaking outings along the coast in search of the best swaths of sand. You don't even need a board or boat to enjoy the water, though, with plenty of places to splash around with the kids, and lots incredible sea life to discover while snorkeling.


Climate for your stay in Nags Head vacation rentals

Nags Head's beachfront location in the Outer Banks means summer is a prime time for vacations, when hot afternoons call for beach days filled with swimming, surfing and paddling beneath the beaming sun. If you visit during the warmest months, you'll want to look for a Nags Head vacation rental on the water, so you can walk out to the beach, and many come equipped with pools and hot tubs, too. Since summers can get a bit busy, consider a visit in spring or fall. The shoulder months are warm enough for outdoor activities and the beaches will be much quieter than in the middle of summer.

Natural features

Sand dunes and sea air in Nags Head

Located on a barrier island in North Carolina's Outer Banks, Nags Head brims with amazing ocean views, sandy beaches and lots of spots to soak up the fresh sea air. Jockey's Ridge State Park is close to many Nags Head vacation rentals and has an intriguing landscape of sand dunes to explore, with boardwalks running through and wildlife like red foxes, white-tailed deer and osprey to spot in the surrounds. Cape Hatteras National Seashore is just a few miles south, with incredible coastal hiking trails, where you're bound to spot some of the 100s of bird species that live here.

How to get there

How to get to and around Nags Head

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city center.

Family friendly

Family-friendly attractions near Nags Head vacation homes

Nags Head is filled with kid-friendly attractions to explore on your family trip. Vacation homes are available near places like First Flight Adventure Park, an aerial amusement park with obstacle courses and a zip line, and Dowdy Park, a popular park with playing fields, multi-use sports courts, and a playscape. You could also visit the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, the site of the first English settlement and historic museum.

Good for couples

Couple's retreat in Nags Head vacation rentals

If you're looking for a romantic trip, Nags Head offers unique spaces and activities to enjoy. Vacation rentals can be found near peaceful locations like the Seaside Art Gallery, an art museum with a range of beautiful artwork, and the Bodie Island Lighthouse, a historic lighthouse with tours and scenic water views. You may also like the Outer Banks Beachcomber Museum, a quirky museum with a collection of found beach objects.

How many vacation rentals are available around Nags Head?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 1,653 vacation rentals around Nags Head. From 1,301 house rentals to 131 cottage rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.