Discover a selection of 7,000 vacation rentals in Dare County, 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 $82 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Dare County. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Book a vacation rental for your Dare County getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Dare County with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in and around Dare County

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Dare County a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These 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 (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Nags Head Golf Links (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Destination Fun (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • The Sanderling Spa (22.3 mi / 36 km)
  • Rodanthe Pier (25.4 mi / 40.8 km)
  • Sea Scape Golf Links (12.4 mi / 20 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Dare County

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

  • Jockey's Ridge State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Outer Banks Beaches (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Festival Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Elizabethan Gardens (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Nags Head Woods Preserve (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dare County

The nearest airport is in Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional), located 1 mi (1.7 km) from the city center.

What are the top vacation rentals in Dare County?

Whether you're planning your next epic adventure with friends or a romantic getaway with your darling, one of these top vacation rentals in Dare County is sure to entice you:

  • "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked": If you're after someplace in Kitty Hawk with 6 bedrooms and plenty of charm, this retreat will tick your boxes. Amenities include a free nearby fitness center and an oven.
  • "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6": Stay a few nights or more at this option in Kill Devil Hills and take advantage of a kitchen, outdoor furniture and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate your favorite people.

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

What are the best tiny house vacation rentals in Dare County?

You need only open the door to our tiny house vacation rentals in Dare County to find out that amazing things really do come in little packages. Efficiently designed to maximize every spare inch of space, these pint-sized pads deliver a big vacation experience:

  • Unwind and recharge your batteries at "Upscale 1926 C And O Train Caboose Tiny House Minutes To Waynesville And Asheville". Located in Waynesville, a separate dining area and a washing machine are just two of the amenities offered here.
  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" comes with plenty of conveniences, such as coffee and tea making facilities and heating. Located in New Bern, you'll be able to live big in this small but nicely designed abode.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Dare County?

Whether you're organizing a family reunion, a rendezvous for two or a few nights away by yourself, we've got weekend getaways in Dare County to suit your style. Pack a bag and stay at one of these favorite properties:

  • "Where The Beach And Nature Collide" - Located in Kitty Hawk, this property offers its guests details like spa and beauty services and heating.
  • "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina" - This is another fantastic place where you can relax and unwind for two or three days. Make the most of golf, a smart TV and more during your stay at this Kitty Hawk property.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Dare County?

Ditch the standard hotel room and opt for one of our studio apartments in Dare County. Here's where you can kick back in your own digs and experience the next location you visit like a local:

  • "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina" in Historic Downtown Manteo packs plenty of enticing features into its single space, including shopping and free WiFi.
  • Start your day with a cup of coffee and a freshly cooked breakfast at "Caroline Cottage Located Historic Waterfront District". This Historic Downtown Manteo property has all the essentials to make your stay comfy, including a stovetop and a hair dryer.

Can I find short term rentals in Dare County?

Spend a few days in a cheap and cozy cabin or ignore your accountant and splurge on a luxurious house. Vrbo has plenty of short-term rentals for your vacation in Dare County. Have a look at these properties for some inspiration:

  • Set up base close to the center of Kitty Hawk and spend your days visiting all the top sights from "Where The Beach And Nature Collide". Along with its good location, this retreat has everything you need to make your getaway nice and comfortable.
  • Another great option is "The Starry Banner Classic Yacht Docked In Historic Downtown Manteo Marina" in Historic Downtown Manteo. Whether you're breaking up a road trip or enjoying a few days away, this comfortable vacation rental will make you feel at home.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Dare County?

If you're eager to dazzle your special someone, take them someplace special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Dare County at one of these escapes and watch the sparks fly:

  • Catch up on quality time and sweet snuggles at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked" in Kitty Hawk. A nearby bay and a fireplace are some of the thoughtful touches you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, plan a weekend of canoodling at "Bright And Beachy 3 Bed/2 Bath Soundside Mp6". Beauty services and a nearby bay add to the idyllic ambiance of this property in Kill Devil Hills.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Dare County?

If your idea of a dream getaway is to bring along your nearest and dearest, you're going to need a whole lot of space. Luckily, there are many vacation rentals in Dare County that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling pads:

  • "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked": With 6 bedrooms, this popular option in Kitty Hawk has ample room for the whole gang. Amenities such as a swimming pool and a fireplace are on hand to make things nice and comfy.
  • "7 Bed/5 Bath With Pool And Hottub Oceanfront And Indoor Pool": Located in Kitty Hawk, this knockout has 7 bedrooms and is another popular pick for getting the family together. There's plenty to keep guests both comfortable and entertained, such as a swimming pool and an ocean view.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Dare County?

Whether you're planning a vacation with family and friends, a big birthday party or even a wedding, we'll help you find the perfect space. Round up your best buds and check out these large vacation rentals in Dare County:

  • "Semi - Oceanfront, Dog Friendly Home With Hot Tub": This property in Cape Hatteras National Seashore has 4 bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to 100 people. As well as lots of space, it comes with off-street parking options and an oven.
  • "New Beach House With Pool, Walk To Beaches + Bites": Sleeping up to 100 guests and with great amenities such as a garden and a swimming pool, this is another standout. It has 3 bedrooms and is located in Kill Devil Hills.

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

In Dare County, there's no shortage of house rentals where a pool day can be every day. Having a splashing good time will be your only priority at one of these sought-after retreats:

  • Settle into "One Of A Kind Oceanfront Beach House With Million Dollar Views And A Hot Tub", where the first thing on your list should be kicking back by the pool. This retreat is located in Cape Hatteras National Seashore and comes with a host of family-friendly amenities, including a dining table and a barbecue grill.
  • Lounge by the water while the kids splash around at "Great Beach House - Kill Devil Hills". This property in Kill Devil Hills features a range of conveniences to keep your crew happy and comfortable, such as a toaster and a separate dining area.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Dare County?

Quality time with family doesn't happen on its own — it takes care, love and an ideal setting. Vrbo can help with the last part. Check out these large family vacation rentals in Dare County where fun happens and memories are created:

  • Make your family vacation one you'll never forget at "Four Seasons, Top Amenities, Fully Stocked". This Kitty Hawk retreat offers 6 bedrooms and can sleep up to 16 guests. A toaster and nearby ecotour services are just two of the amenities you'll find here.
  • Alternatively, make "Beautiful Lakefront Beach Property" your base for an epic vacation. Located in Cape Hatteras National Seashore, this retreat has 4 bedrooms that accommodate up to 8 guests. A kitchen island and a kitchen will help keep everyone content and comfortable.

Searching for some family-friendly entertainment? Paradise Fun Park is one of the many exciting attractions you can find dotted around Dare County.

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