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Ocean Front Get-A-Way

Relax with the whole family at this peaceful slice of heaven located ocean front in the heart of Nags Head! This 4 bedroom fully stocked duplex/townhouse unit offer all you need for a most memorable vacation.

$136 per night
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Turtle Tides - Oceanfront Penthouse Retreat

When you enter this newly renovated, luxury, oceanfront, penthouse condo on the Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head border, the view of the Atlantic Ocean is breathtaking. Turtle Tides is the ultimate getaway – ideal for a couple or family looking to relax and enjoy the gorgeous oceanfront that this retreat has to offer. Perfectly located with direct beach access, this oceanfront gem is just steps away from multitudes of dining options that are sure to tempt your taste buds.

$127 per night
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5212 Vacation Daze * 2 Min Walk to Beach * Pool &

New to Seaside for 2020! Prime Location With Ocean Views Vacation in Outer Banks luxury when you book Vacation Daze! With an open-style floor plan, private pool, and a great ocean view, this charming oceanside cottage is designed help your family spend each day in a state of relaxation.

$174 per night

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7025 Sandy Bottom * Oceanfront *Crows Nest
$132 per night
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7041 Toes in the Sand * Oceanfront * Dog Friendly
$85 per night
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Waves Of Valhalla
$200 per night
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7100 Pelican Oasis * 1 Min Walk to the Beach * Dog
$125 per night
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7151 Almost South II * Oceanfront Duplex * 5 Min D
$98 per night
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5215 - Edwards * 3 Min Walk to Beach * Dog Friendl
$76 per night
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7078 Island Time * 2 Min Walk to the Beach * Hot T
$98 per night
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6060 All Decked Out * Private Pool * Widows Walk
$111 per night
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Location? Smack dab in the middle of the OBX!!
$131 per night
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6154 Little Sushi * 2 Min Walk to Beach * Communit
$93 per night
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7055 Henry's Hut * 3 Min Walk to the Beach * Crows
$89 per night
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5210 Salty Dog * 1 Min Walk to Beach * Dog Friendl
$98 per night

Nags Head cabin rentals

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Endless Oceanfront Days and Nights at Perriwinkle
$498 per night
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A Different Frame of Mind - OBX A-Frame For Rent
$275 per night
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Super-Cute Sea Spray Cottage #5
$325 per night
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Sea Spay Cottage #4
$289 per night
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Charming, Vintage Cabin in the Woods; Great WiFi!
$167 per night
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Sea Spray Cottage #2
$357 per night
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Maritime view12min walkbeach.Private entrance,bath
$180 per night
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Sea Spray Cottage #3
$300 per night
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  2. Manns Harbor
Cabin in the woods at the beach
$193 per night

Nags Head cottage rentals

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Relax by the Sea!
$343 per night
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Charming Oceanside Retreat - Steps from the Beach
$174 per night
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The OBX Coast Office! Charming Beach Road Cottage
$350 per night
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Beach Cottage Oceanside * 2 min Walk to Beach
$228 per night
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Atlantic Winds Cottage
$284 per night
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Top of the Nest- Beach Road Suite
$151 per night
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Nags Head Cottage w/ Deck - 1 Block to Beach!
$186 per night
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Doug's Place - 2 Min Walk to Beach in Nags Head!
$234 per night
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Boho Cottage Completely Renovated!!
$300 per night
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Seaside Cottage Nags Head
$325 per night
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Kill Devil Hills Beach Bungalow
$237 per night
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Croatan Sound Cottage, Peaceful with Great Views!
$214 per night

Your guide to Nags Head

Introduction

Typical American beach towns got into the tourism groove in the 1940s and ’50s, but Nags Head is anything but typical. Located in the heart of North Carolina’s barrier islands known as the Outer Banks (or OBX), Nags Head has been a popular resort area since the 1830s, drawing visitors with its colossal sand dunes and long, sandy beaches. Those pioneering vacationers’ oceanfront cottages are now among the many national historic landmarks in Nags Head, where old traditions live side by side with an impressive concentration of watersports and recreation, including the world’s largest hang-gliding school.


How do I get around Nags Head?

The Outer Banks area is served primarily by Norfolk International Airport (ORF), approximately two hours from Nags Head. Alternatively, Raleigh/Durham International (RDU) is a 3.5-hour drive, but often has more flight options. If you’re arriving on a Saturday during the summer, as many tourists do, beware of major traffic delays getting into OBX from the north. Alternate routes from the south may add mileage, but can potentially save time. Car travel is a must for arriving into Nags Head, and for navigating the miles-long sandbars that comprise the town and neighboring Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk. Locally, biking is a great option for getting around; there are several rentals along the beach.


When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Nags Head?

Given its location along the Gulf Stream, Nags Head experiences a humid subtropical climate, in that there is little variance in precipitation from season to season. Summers are hot and humid, with extremities reaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit, though cooling sea breezes can offer some welcome relief. Winters in Nags Head are very mild, with temperatures seldom dropping below the 40s, and typically bottoming out around 50 degrees. It should be noted that the entire Outer Banks region is susceptible to hurricanes from June through November, so any visits planned during that time should be made with caution, paying close attention to local weather forecasts.


What are the top things to do in Nags Head?

Nags Head Woods Preserve

Open from dawn till dusk with family-friendly (and pet-friendly) trails, Nags Head Woods is a living ecosystem just west of the sunny beach strip. Featuring 1,400 acres of maritime forest, marshes, and wetlands, the entire area is protected by the bank of sand dunes along its eastern border, allowing rare plants to thrive despite the nearby salty air.

Jockey’s Ridge

Situated in a vast 426-acre park with two self-guided trails, Jockey’s Ridge is arguably the most famous natural attraction in OBX. This is the mother of all sand dunes — the largest on the East Coast. Climbing it in time for sunset is a rite of passage, and hang-gliding off the top of it is how the sport got its start.

Jennette’s Pier

There are a half-dozen piers up and down the OBX, but Jennette’s is the longest at 1,000 feet, and one of the most popular. Built in 1939 as a concrete structure, it had taken beatings over decades of hurricanes, but eventually reopened as a state-of-the-art facility and educational center in 2011.