Areas of the Outer Banks

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Corolla offers wide, soft sand beaches and an impressive selection of quaint shops, wonderful restaurants, recreational activities and historic attractions- all within 5 - 10 minutes of vacation communities. View real time video, directional maps and color aerials. Homes vary from 2 - 12 bedrooms and are found in private communities scattered across the island from the Atlantic Ocean to the Currituck sound. Simple to elaborate and available in all price ranges, this area has the dream vacation home and wonderful atmosphere that your family is seeking.


The village of Duck offers beautiful beaches, a bike & walking path and wonderful boutique shops and restaurants. Visitors often walk or bike into the village for a morning paper, afternoon shopping or an evening meal. Enjoying a varied array of rental homes in private communities from the Atlantic Ocean to the Currituck sound, finding the ideal vacation home for your family is a breeze. Homes range from ultra-luxurious mansions to quaint, comfortable cottages. They are situated on the oceanfront, soundfront and everywhere in between. This lovely diversity is just one aspect of this area’s character that makes it special to both residents and visitors alike. See Duck Videos and Maps & Aerials.

4x4 Beaches

The fun begins where the asphalt ends on this untamed stretch of Outer Banks shoreline just south of the Virginia border. There are absolutely no paved roads. The area is known collectively as “The 4x4 Beaches” and accessible by four-wheel-drive vehicles only, this truly unique area provides the perfect vacation venue for families seeking a more adventurous getaway. You’ll have to head back down the beach for shopping & dining. One of the last and least developed areas of the Outer Banks, the 4x4 beaches feature wide, soft sand beaches and roaming wild horses. Homes range from two to 23 bedrooms and extend a wide variety of amenities; oceanfront to canalfront. This is the perfect place to reconnect with family and friends. View video & Maps of the 4x4 area.

Southern Shores

One of the area’s first vacation communities, Southern Shores offers guests a laid-back setting reminiscent of the once “undiscovered” Outer Banks. Vacations here are effortlessly relaxing and restorative. Southern Shores is a quaint community that extends across the island from the ocean to the Currituck sound and offers a sound wading area and playground. Vacationing guests also enjoy close proximity to great boutiques, restaurants and grocery shopping. Here are some Southern Shores maps.

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Kill Devil Hills

Our distinctive Kill Devil Hills Rentals are perfectly situated near the geographic middle of the Northern Beaches of North Carolina. Many visitors flock to this town annually to appreciate all it has to offer. Aside from enjoying the beautiful beaches, there are many other things to do here, as well as many places to eat - this area is truly the hub of the Outer Banks. Twiddy’s Kill Devil Hills rentals are 14-24 bedrooms and have easy access to both the Atlantic Ocean and the Albemarle Sound. Whether you are interested in a family getaway, reunion or event, these amply sized luxury homes are the perfect Outer Banks destination.

Nags Head

Nags Head on the Outer Banks of North Carolina offers ocean to sound access, restaurants, boutique shopping, outlets, and more. Wide sand beaches provide the perfect place to spend days sunbathing, fishing and beach combing, while picturesque sound waters are the perfect place for watersports such as windsurfing, jet skiing, kite boarding, and parasailing. Take an evening stroll to check out Nags Head’s Cottage Row Historic District, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. For something different, take a short drive to the Cape Hatteras National Seashore to climb the Bodie Island Lighthouse, or visit the Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve for hiking, summer programs, and nature preserve.