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Corolla Villa
4 BR / 3.5 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 7 night min stay
Villa / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 3.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Everything about this rental was easy and smooth, the service and communication were great. The villa was great and we would not hesitate to return in the future. This was our first November trip to OBX and it was great. The weather was good and there..."
- Rachel Grayovski Smith, New Jersey
(3) Excellent (3 reviews)
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Kitty Hawk Home
3 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 13 3 13 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 13
3 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 13
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We had a great week! Fenced in yard, private pool, WiFi and near beach all requirements for us and this house was perfect! We would definitely stay here again if ever in the area. . The shopping and dining had so much to choose from as did the tourist..."
- Melanie Tyler Davis, Radcliff, OH
(8) Excellent (8 reviews)
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Kitty Hawk Home
4 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 8 4 8 Min stay varies
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We rented Tiki Time the last week in July 2016. The house is gorgeous and well taken care of. You can tell the owner takes a lot of pride in keeping the home up for renters. This is not a property managed house or your typical rental. I had girlfriends,..."
- Rebecca Spinner, Richmond, VA
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Corolla Home
9 BR / 8.5 BA / Sleeps 20 9 20 7 night min stay
Home / 9 Bedrooms / Sleeps 20
9 bedrooms 8.5 bathrooms Sleeps 20
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We had two extended families stay here with some friends included as well. A very large group and the house easily accommodated us all. 5 of the bedrooms have their own private bathroom which was very nice. We enjoyed the pool table and had many exciting..."
- Kristin Meagher Davis, Oakhurst, NJ
(24) Excellent (24 reviews)
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Corolla Cottage
6 BR / 4.5 BA / Sleeps 18 6 18 Min stay varies
Cottage / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 18
6 bedrooms 4.5 bathrooms Sleeps 18
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"The house comfortably slept 6 couples plus 3 infants, and there was room for more if needed. It had the essentials of everything you needed, and nothing was unexpected. The vents needed a little cleaning, but everything else was top of the line clean...."
- Amanda Kate Mejias, Suffolk, VA
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Kill Devil Hills Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 8 3 8 No min stay
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 8
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 8
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"The house is in lovely condition. It is located in close distance to all activities and the beach.Kids friendly! I definitely recommend this nice home as a vacation house!"
- Hristina Gogova, Glen Allen
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Nags Head Cottage
2 BR / 1 BA / Sleeps 5 2 5 Min stay varies
Cottage / 2 Bedrooms / Sleeps 5
2 bedrooms 1 bathroom Sleeps 5
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"We loved mylagoon! It is so close to the ocean. Our cottage was comfortable and we could hear the ocean. The kitchen had all the equipment I needed. We had half our meals in and ate out for the rest. We definitely plan to return! Butch (the owner) was..."
- Amberlee Rust, Maryland
(52) Excellent (52 reviews)
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Nags Head Home
3 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 6 3 6 Min stay varies
Home / 3 Bedrooms / Sleeps 6
3 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 6
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This rental was a great choice. It is well taken care of and we loved having the privacy of a house rather than hotel. We only had 2 adults and 1 baby, but this house could have easily accommodated 6- 8 people. We will likely visit Nagsheaf again in ..."
- Thera VanDerveer Saylor, Virginia
(25) Excellent (25 reviews)
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Nags Head Home
4 BR / 2.5 BA / Sleeps 14 4 14 Min stay varies
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 14
4 bedrooms 2.5 bathrooms Sleeps 14
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"The people at Rentals on the Ocean were so nice and took care of all our needs. We needed some extra pots and they brought us a whole box of new ones! The house is only across the street from the ocean and the walk is nothing! Our dogs really enjoyed..."
- Harriet Gliarmis Mcrainey-Barr, Newport News, VA
(2) Excellent (2 reviews)
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Nags Head Cottage
8 BR / 7.5 BA / Sleeps 16 8 16 Min stay varies
Cottage / 8 Bedrooms / Sleeps 16
8 bedrooms 7.5 bathrooms Sleeps 16
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"The house was everything we wanted and more. Spacious, light, comfortable and fun. A great base for walking and cycling- - for any and all explorations of the area. A fabulous choice!"
- Nancy Gonsiorowski, Lemont, IL USA
(1) Excellent (1 review)
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Buxton Home
6 BR / 7.5 BA / Sleeps 15 6 15 7 night min stay
Home / 6 Bedrooms / Sleeps 15
6 bedrooms 7.5 bathrooms Sleeps 15
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"Vacations at the beach with a disabled family member can become a lot of work instead of a vacation. Whispering Sands changed that for us, and our trips to the beach will never be the same. Our son had the time of his life, with a pool that was easy..."
- carla anderson, Lenoir, NC USA
(7) Excellent (7 reviews)
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Kitty Hawk Cottage
4 BR / 2 BA / Sleeps 9 4 9 Min stay varies
Cottage / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 9
4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Sleeps 9
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This was our first stay at Gracie Bell's Sea Shell and hopefully not our last. I just can't say enough about what a fantastic vacation we had. The cottage was charming with everything we could need for our stay. Beautiful views and just steps away from..."
- Jim Ogrin, Cleveland, Ohio
(18) Excellent (18 reviews)
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Kitty Hawk Home
4 BR / 3 BA / Sleeps 10 4 10 7 night min stay
Home / 4 Bedrooms / Sleeps 10
4 bedrooms 3 bathrooms Sleeps 10
High Speed Internet • Dishwasher • Microwave
"This was a wonderful, relaxing vacation! ! We traveled to LillianB with 4 other couples...and our dogs as well! ! This home sits directly on the ocean! You can hear the waves crashing and see amazing sun rises....especially from the huge Hot tub on..."
- Tracy McCall, Chester, va
(22) Excellent (22 reviews)
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About Outer Banks

This impressive stretch of barrier islands extends along 200 miles of the North Carolina coast, protecting the state’s mainland from Atlantic swells and providing endless beaches and beautiful vistas for locals and tourists alike. Get ready to dive into the sandy shores and coastal culture on your next trip to the Outer Banks.

A Short History of the Outer Banks

Though the Outer Banks were settled by the English in the late 16th century, these barrier islands remained remote and isolated from North Carolina until the 1930s. As a result the culture here has remained distinct, and many natives even speak with a telltale brogue. You’ll also find wild horses on many of the islands, and if you believe the stories, they’re the descendants of mustangs who survived Spanish shipwrecks just offshore. There’s also plenty of pirate lore here, as the famous pirate Blackbeard met his end on the Outer Banks.

What the Outer Banks Do Best

Numerous islands make up the Outer Banks, and each offers its own reason to visit. Swim the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, visit the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kitty Hawk, run with the wild horses in Corolla, and go back in time on Ocracoke.

Cape Hatteras

Home to much more than just sand and waves, Cape Hatteras National Seashore offers excellent swimming, iconic lighthouses, and impressive wildlife. Approach the seashore from Nags Head in the north or Ocracoke in the south, and keep in mind that while visiting the seashore is free, there’s a fee for climbing Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. If you’re looking for a home base in the Outer Banks, Cape Hatteras is a great choice with many vacation homes.

Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk is usually credited as the location where Orville and Wilbur Wright made their first flight, but Kill Devil Hills was actually the location of this momentous 1903 achievement. Today, visitors can feel the famous winds here and visit several attractions at the Wright Brothers National Memorial. Start at the visitor center, home to models and tools that the Wright brothers used; tour the hangars, reconstructions of the original sheds where the brothers lived and housed their plane; and walk along the original flight path.


If you’re looking for the perfect blend of city and shore, make Corolla your destination. The village has plenty of boutiques for shopping, spas for relaxing, and restaurants for enjoying a nice meal. When you’re ready to take a dip in the ocean, you won’t want to miss Corolla’s gorgeous beaches and secluded maritime forests. If you’re lucky, you may even spot one of the Outer Banks’ legendary wild horses.


While much of the Outer Banks is accessible by bridges, visitors can only reach Ocracoke Island by boat or private plane. This remote island is very much still the quiet fishing village it was hundreds of years ago, and the undeveloped beaches make for an ideal swimming spot. Stop at the Ocracoke Visitor Center to get your bearings, visit the Ocracoke Lighthouse, learn about Blackbeard’s history here, and say hello to the residents at the Ocracoke Pony Pen.

Whatever your vacation speed is, the Outer Banks are an excellent choice for a getaway. Swim, sightsee, and relax a little off the beaten path, and you may never want to vacation anywhere else.