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Outer Banks Oceanfront Rentals

All our oceanfront houses are rented by the week.

Carolina Designs offers a large selection of premier oceanfront rentals on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where both beach and pool are steps away. These rental homes are located right on the ocean, with no building or lot between you and the sand, providing a backdrop for some of the most fabulous and memorable vacations of a lifetime.

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Each house description will detail the various features you’ll enjoy during your stay on the OBX, though you’ll be happy to know, most of these luxury oceanfront rentals feature pools and hot tubs.

We are always here to answer your questions, and look forward to helping you make the memories of a lifetime.

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Restaurants In Southern Shores, NC

Outer Banks Restaurants In Southern Shores, NC

Although Southern Shores, NC is one of the smaller towns on the Outer Banks, it has a nice selection of restaurants of all styles, from bagel shops, to BBQ joints, to oceanview cafes showcasing local seafood and cuisine.

Cosmo's Pizzeria
Cosmo's Pizzeria
Masala Bay
Masala Bay
OBX Frozen Yogurt
OBX Frozen Yogurt
Steamers Restaurant
Steamers Restaurant
Southern Shores Pizza
Southern Shores Pizza
Barrier Island Bagels
Barrier Island Bagels

Restaurants In Nags Head. NC

Outer Banks Restaurants In Nags Head, NC

Visit Nags Head, NC to experience both oceanfront and soundfront restaurants, ranging from low key eateries to fine dining. A highlight of Nags Head dining is that a few of the best restaurants are located on the fishing piers, right over the ocean!

New York Pizza Pub
New York Pizza Pub
Greentail's Seafood Market in Nags Head
Greentail's
Woo Casa Kitchen in Nags Head, nC
Woo Casa
Nags Head Pizza Co
Nags Head Pizza Co
Owens’ Restaurant
Owens' Restaurant
The Spot
The Spot
Surfin’ Spoon Frozen Yogurt Bar
Surfin' Spoon
Morning View Coffee House
Morning View Coffee House
Pamlico Jack’s
Pamlico Jack's
Tale of the Whale
Tale of the Whale
Sugar Creek
Sugar Creek
Waveriders Coffee & Deli
Waveriders Coffee & Deli
Tortugas Lie Outer Banks
Tortugas Lie Restaurant
Single Fin Bistro Bar & Grille
Single Fin Bistro Bar & Grille
Pier House Restaurant
Pier House Restaurant
Miller’s Waterfront Restaurant
Miller's Waterfront Restaurant
Front Porch Cafe
Front Porch Cafe
Fish Heads Bar & Grill
Fish Heads Bar & Grill
Blue Moon Beach Grill
Blue Moon Beach Grill
Basnight’s Lone Cedar Cafe
Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe

Restaurants In Kitty Hawk, NC

Outer Banks Restaurants In Kitty Hawk, NC

Kitty Hawk, NC is home to some of the most classic and loved restaurants on the Outer Banks, many of which are located on the Beach Road right across from the ocean.

Josephine's Sicilian Kitchen
Josephine's Sicilian Kitchen
Hurricane Mo’s Beachside Bar and Grill
Hurricane Mo's
The Black Pelican
Black Pelican
Trio Wine Beer and Cheese
Trio Wine, Beer and Cheese Restaurant
Rundown Cafe
Rundown Cafe
Outer Bean Cafe
Outer Bean Cafe
Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar
Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar
John’s Drive In
John's Drive In Restaurant
High Cotton Barbeque
High Cotton BBQ Restaurant
Art’s Place Restaurant
Art's Place
Bad Bean Baja Grill
Bad Bean Baja Grill

Restaurants In Kill Devil Hills, NC

Outer Banks Restaurants In Kill Devil Hills, NC

The town of Kill Devil Hills, NC offers a wonderful selection of restaurants on the Outer Banks, including many family friendly restaurants and dining options for larger groups.

Slice Pizzeria
Slice Pizza
Ashley’s Espresso Parlour
Ashley's Espresso Parlour
Two Roads Tavern
Two Roads Tavern
Thai Room Restaurant
Thai Room Restaurant
Mama Kwan’s Tiki Bar & Grill
Mama Kwan's Tiki Bar & Grill
Kill Devil Grill
Kill Devil Grill
JK’s Restaurant
JK's Restaurant
Food Dudes Kitchen
Food Dudes Kitchen
Country Deli
Country Deli
Colington Cafe
Colington Cafe
Chilli Peppers Coastal Grill
Chilli Pepper's Coastal Grill
Outer Banks Brewing Station
Outer Banks Brewing Station
The Bonzer Shack
The Bonzer Shack Restaurant

Restaurants In Corolla, NC

Outer Banks Restaurants In Corolla, NC

Corolla, NC offers an array of dining options, many of which focus on the local seafood that the Outer Banks is known for. From coffee shops to high end bistros, Corolla has an extensive list of restaurant options.

Outer Banks Boil Co
Outer Banks Boil Company
Metropolis Restaurant
Metropolis Restaurant
Island Smoothie
Island Smoothie
Urban Kitchen
Urban Kitchen Restaurant
Bacchus Wine and Beer Bistro
Bacchus Wine and Beer Bistro
Lighthouse Bagels
Lighthouse Bagels
Mike Diannas’s Grill Room Restaurant
Mike Dianna's Grill Room Restaurant
Corolla Cantina
Corolla Cantina
Corolla Pizza
Corolla Pizza
The Shack Coffee Shop & Beer Garden | Corolla, NC
The Shack Coffee Shop & Beer Garden

Restaurants In Duck, NC

Outer Banks Restaurants In Duck, NC

Duck, NC is known across the Outer Banks as home to many restaurants, most of which are located along the quaint village streets, walking distance from one another. Restaurants in Duck range from casual cafes to fine dining, and many are located on the sound with amazing views over the water.

Village Table and Tavern in Duck, NC
Village Table and Tavern
Eventide Restaurant in Duck
Eventide
NC Coast Grill & Bar
NC Coast Grill and Bar
Tullio’s Bakery
Tullio's Bakery
Sweet T’s Coffee, Beer & Wine
Sweet T's Coffee, Beer & Wine
Treehouse Coffee Shop
Treehouse Coffee Shop
Roadside Bar & Grill
Roadside Bar & Grill
Red Sky Cafe
Red Sky Cafe
Duck Donuts
Duck Donuts
Duck Deli
Duck Deli
Duck’s Cottage Coffee Shop
Duck's Cottage Coffee Shop
Coastal Cravings
Cravings Restaurant
Aqua Restaurant
Aqua Restaurant
The Blue Point Restaurant | Duck, NC - A building with a wooden fence - Outer Banks
The Blue Point Restaurant

Things To Do On The Outer Banks

Things To Do On The Outer Banks

There’s never a shortage things to do on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, any time of year.

Whether your idea of a great getaway means starting at 6AM on an offshore fishing boat, watching wild horses roam the beach, testing your wits at an escape room, or visiting one of the many historical sites, you’ll always find something to do here.

Things To Do By Town

Things To Do
Duck
Things To Do In Kill Devil Hills, NC
Kill Devil Hills
Nags Head Restaurants
Kitty Hawk
Nags Head, North Carolina
Nags Head
Things To Do In Southern Shores, NC
Southern Shores
Things To Do In Corolla, NC
Corolla

All The Things To Do On The Outer Banks

Wild Horse Adventure Tours
Wild Horse Adventure Tours
Corolla Adventure Park
Corolla Adventure Park
Currituck Lighthouse
Currituck Lighthouse
The 4x4 Beaches of Carova
4x4 Beaches
The Whalehead Club
The Whalehead Club
North Beach Watersports
North Beach Watersports
Kitty Hawk Kites
Kitty Hawk Kites
Corolla Surf Shop
Corolla Surf Shop
Currituck Club Golf Course
Currituck Club Golf Course
Lovies Salon and Spa
Lovie's Salon & Spa
Corolla Movies
Corolla Movies
Duck Village Outfitters
Duck Village Outfitters
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Ocean Atlantic Rentals
North Duck Watersports
North Duck Watersports
Nor’Banks Sailing & Watersports
Nor'Banks Sailing & Watersports
Town of Duck Park
Town of Duck Park
Duck Soundside Boardwalk
Duck Soundside Boardwalk
Village Yoga
Village Yoga
Aqua Spa
Aqua Spa
The Sanderling Spa
The Sanderling Spa
OBXscape Rooms
OB-Xscape Rooms
Sea Scape Golf Links
Sea Scape Golf Links
Kitty Hawk Pier
Kitty Hawk Pier
Hang 12 Art Studio and Classes
Hang 12 Art Studio and Classes
Wright Brothers Memorial
Wright Brother's Memorial
Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf
Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf
H2OBX Water Park
H2OBX Water Park
Avalon Pier
Avalon Fishing Pier
Glazin’ Go-Nuts
Glazin' Go-Nuts
Aviation Park
Aviation Park
R/C Kill Devil Hills Movies 10
R/C Kill Devil Hills Movies 10
Lotus Day Spa
Lotus Day Spa
Farmdog Surf School
Farmdog Surf School
Nags Head Golf Links
Nags Head Golf Links
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve
Jockey’s Ridge State Park
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Nags Head Fishing Pier
Nags Head Fishing Pier
Jennette’s Pier
Jennette's Pier
Lighthouses On The Outer Banks
Lighthouses On The OBX
Jumpmaster’s Trampoline Park
Jumpmaster's Trampoline Park
Wanchese Marina
Wanchese Marina
Turf’s Up
Turf's Up
Fish N Fowl Charters | Wanchese, NC
Fish N Fowl Charters
Salt Minded Fishing Charters | Wanchese, NC
Salt Minded Fishing Charters
Dare County Arts Council | Manteo, NC
Dare County Arts Council
East Coast Sailboats
East Coast Sailboats
First Flight Adventure Park
First Flight Adventure Park

Towns On The Outer Banks


Towns Of The Outer Banks, NC

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The Outer Banks of North Carolina is one of the most unique places in the US. Stretching over 100 miles and bordered by water to the east and west, the OBX provides some of the best beach vacationing in the country. Plus, visitors can enjoy the unique culture of each town, from mellow Corolla to historical Nags Head. Whether you’re surfing, fishing, or simply relaxing with friends and family, you’re sure to find what they’re looking for here.
To help you explore what makes each area unique, we’ve made a handy guide to the towns along the Outer Banks.


Corolla

CorollaCorolla, NC is best known for its large, sandy beaches, and is one of the most popular towns along the Outer Banks among beach-goers. One of the main draws of Corolla are the famous wild horses, descendants of Colonial Spanish Mustangs that now roam free along sections of the coast.
The overall pace of Corolla is relaxed, and with plenty of things for families and children to do. Enjoy excellent food, shopping, golfing, bike rentals and of course, relaxing on the beach. The town was mainly developed in the 1990’s through to the present, giving the architecture a modern and luxurious feel.

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Duck

DuckThe quaint village of Duck, NC has maintained much of the charm that has kept visitors returning since the 1970s. With many town-sponsored activities such as outdoor concerts and yoga, Duck caters to family vacations. It’s no surprise that this Outer Banks town was named one of the best beaches in America for families.
Duck is also home to some of the finest food and shopping that the Outer Banks has to offer, which are accessible by a meandering soundside boardwalk that lines the length of town. It is also host to the annual Duck Jazz Festival in October, as well as some of the best kayaking, biking, and fishing on the East Coast.

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Kitty Hawk

Kitty HawkOne of the main draws of Kitty Hawk, NC is its central location. Close to the main bridge that connects the Outer Banks to the mainland, Kitty Hawk is easily accessible and a short distance to grocery stores and shops. It is also home to beautiful beaches and historical attractions, and is a short drive to the location where the Wright Brothers took their historic first flight in 1903 (many don’t know this, but the famous first flight actually took place down the street in Kill Devil Hills!). After a day lounging on the beach, there are wonderful bars and restaurants to choose from that provide some of the best food and atmosphere on the Outer Banks.

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Nags Head

Nags Head Vacation RentalsThe relaxed pace of historic Nags Head, coupled with its 11 miles of oceanfront, makes it an ideal spot on the Outer Banks for a family beach vacation. Nags Head is also home to Oregon Inlet, where you can take one of the world-renowned offshore fishing charters to the Gulf Stream, an experience you’ll never forget.
Many of the Outer Banks best-known festivals are held in Nags Head, including the Outer Banks Seafood Festival held each October. Of course, even if you’re not visiting in October there is plenty to do, including visiting Bodie Island Lighthouse and Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the largest sand dune on the East Coast!

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Southern Shores

Southern shoresSouthern Shores is a small community nestled between Duck and Kitty Hawk. The location gives those visitors access to all the amenities of the neighboring towns, but generally with fewer people. Southern Shores is a perfect vacation spot for those wishing to truly get away from it all yet have easy access to shops, dining, and activities of the Outer Banks.
Unwind as you stroll along miles of quiet beaches, or take a bike ride along the multi-use path. Southern Shores is a perfect destination on the Outer Banks.

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil HillsKill Devil Hills, centrally located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, is a popular vacation spot for the active family. In addition to traditional beach cottages with private ocean walkways, this stretch of beach on the Atlantic Ocean also offers public beach accesses, some with parking, bathhouses and special accessibility.
Lifeguards are stationed every half-mile for your family’s safety and convenience (seasonal).  A wide range of restaurants are within easy reach, along with surf shops, miniature golf, go carts, laser tag, a bowling alley, movie theater and grocery stores and of course, the Wright Brothers National Memorial.

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Outer Banks Webcams | Carolina Designs

 

Below you’ll find an assortment of webcams from across the Outer Banks.  We thought that while a picture is worth a thousand words, even that isn’t enough to describe the incredible beauty of the area and that to truly appreciate it you’d have to see it for yourself.

These webcams are located at various points around the Outer Banks to help you get a feel for the various communities and sights as you choose where you’d like to vacation next.

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Live webcam from Avalon Pier. One of the best fishing spots along the North Carolina coast is the Avalon Pier in Kill Devil Hills, NC. The pier, located at MP 6, is a local favorite on the Outer Banks. The pier is almost 700 feet long and features some of the best fishing in the area, the Avalon Pier offers a tackle shop with everything you need for a great day of fishing.