Discover a selection of 63 vacation rentals in Outer Banks, US 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 $63 per night, and houses and cottages are popular options for a stay in Outer Banks. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Outer Banks

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Outer Banks. This city's beaches, seaside and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Sandbridge Beach. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Outer Banks

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Outer Banks for its fishing and surfing. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Outer Banks a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Rodanthe Pier (19.5 mi / 31.4 km)
  • Full Throttle Speedway (5.1 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Nags Head Golf Links (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Destination Fun (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • The Sanderling Spa (27.9 mi / 44.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Outer Banks

Travelers enjoy Outer Banks for its seaside, island views and sunrises. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Outer Banks is a great place to get 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:

  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore (27.4 mi / 44.1 km)
  • Jockey's Ridge State Park (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Outer Banks Beaches (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Festival Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Elizabethan Gardens (9.7 mi / 15.6 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 center.

What are the top vacation rentals in Outer Banks?

Deluxe villas, unique treehouses and spacious homes — everyone's ideal place to stay is different. Whatever you're into, you're sure to find something that makes your heart skip a beat among our top vacation rentals in Outer Banks:

  • "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked": This Kitty Hawk property offers 6 bedrooms and is rated highly among guests. Amenities such as a nearby bay and children's toys are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6": Put your luggage down and your feet up at this favorite in Kill Devil Hills. It comes with 3 bedrooms, a boat, a hair dryer and more.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Outer Banks?

Punching far above its weight when it comes to charm and character, a tiny house vacation rental in Outer Banks delivers big adventure. Power down all your devices and turn your focus to nature at one of these pocket-sized stays:

  • Get ready for a simpler way of living at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Amenities at this tiny house in Waynesville include a fridge and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, make yourself at home at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". Situated in New Bern, this petite abode comes with games and internet services.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Outer Banks?

After a long week, a whirlwind getaway filled with adventure will be exactly what you need to revive your spirit. Check out these tempting weekend getaways in Outer Banks where you can squeeze plenty into your stay:

  • "Where The Beach And Nature Collide" in Kitty Hawk is a wonderful choice if you want to spend time outdoors. Plan a visit to a few of the area's best natural attractions, like Sweetgum Swamp Trail and North Carolina Aquarium at Roanoke Island, or throw yourself into some activities. Windsurfing and fishing are among your options.
  • You'll be able to fit a whole lot into your short and sweet stay at "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina". This property is located in Historic Downtown Manteo and is within reach of outstanding sights like Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site and Museum and Currituck Outer Banks Visitor's Center. Parasailing and cycling are some cool experiences that are also on your doorstep.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Outer Banks?

Forget about the cookie-cutter hotel room and pick one of our studio apartments in Outer Banks. Here's where you can kick back in your own digs and enjoy your next travel destination like a local:

  • "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina" in Historic Downtown Manteo fits plenty of enticing features into its single room space, including off-street parking options and a fridge.
  • Filled with character and with more privacy than a large hotel, "Beautiful Historic Private Retreat Couples Welcome" is another great pick. It's located in Cape Hatteras National Seashore and comes with a nearby marina and heating.

Can I find short term rentals in Outer Banks?

Short-term rentals come in all sizes, shapes and budgets in Outer Banks. Whether you're planning a family celebration or a few nights with some friends, Vrbo will help you find the ideal property. Here are some irresistible options:

  • "Where The Beach And Nature Collide" in Kitty Hawk is waiting to welcome you. Spend your time doing little else except chilling here or get active and explore. Wright Brothers National Memorial and Duck Boardwalk are among the top things to check out nearby.
  • Explore the best Historic Downtown Manteo has to offer from "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina". If you settle into this quality property, Nags Head Fishing Pier and Pirate's Cove Marina are sights to put on your itinerary.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Outer Banks?

A romantic weekend getaway in Outer Banks is sure to rekindle your passion. Light a fancy candle, grab your honey by the hand and let the sparks fly at one of these vacation rentals:

  • Catch up on cuddles and quality time at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked" in Kitty Hawk. Winery tours and a fireplace are some of the nice touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, plan an amorous weekend away at "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6". Located in Kill Devil Hills, it offers beauty services, a nearby bay and other bonuses.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Outer Banks?

If your idea of the perfect trip away is to bring along all your favorite people, you'll be needing a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Outer Banks that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling pads:

  • "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked": This popular vacation rental is an excellent choice for large groups planning to visit Kitty Hawk. It has 6 bedrooms and lots of great amenities, including a kitchen and a fireplace.
  • "Corolla Village Nc Obx Easywalk2 Beachpoolhottuboceanside": You'll get your team's stamp of approval at this Corolla Village option which comes with a kitchen, a garden and more. It has 6 bedrooms that will easily accommodate everyone you love.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Outer Banks?

Planning a getaway in Outer Banks with all your family and friends doesn't have to mean cramming everyone into one room. If you're searching for someplace comfy where you and your gang can spread out, one of these large vacation rentals might be the answer:

  • "New Beach House With Pool, Walk To Beaches + Bites": This property in Kill Devil Hills has 3 bedrooms and can comfortably sleep up to 100 people. As well as a generous amount of space, it comes with a kitchen and a garden.
  • "Semi - Oceanfront, Dog Friendly Home With Hot Tub": Everyone can join in the fun at this vacation rental in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. It has 4 bedrooms and can house up to 100 guests. Quality amenities here include an oven and games.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Outer Banks?

Get ready to take your pick and hop right in. Here are a couple of sought-after house rentals in Outer Banks where awesome memories are made at the pool:

  • The pool at "Ocean View, 5 Master Bedroom House" will add another layer of fun to your getaway. Located in Corolla, this vacation rental also features a barbecue grill and a kitchen island.
  • Jump out of bed and go for an early morning dip at "One Of A Kind Oceanfront Beach House With Million Dollar Views And A Hot Tub" in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. A video library and towels are other amenities on offer here.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Outer Banks?

There's nothing like travel to bring your family together, but first, you need to find a space where magic moments can come to life. These family vacation rentals in Outer Banks come with plenty of room to stretch out and relax with your loved ones:

  • Located in Kitty Hawk, "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked" has 6 bedrooms and sleeps up to 16 of your nearest and dearest. A couple of the conveniences here include a kitchen and a living room.
  • "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" in Cape Hatteras National Seashore is another top choice. You'll be able to invite up to 8 guests to this charming property which features 4 bedrooms, a dishwasher, coffee and tea making facilities and more.