When to Visit OBX

North Carolina / Outer Banks

Best Time of the Year to Visit the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is an ideal vacation destination full of advantages no matter what time of year you choose visit. Whether you're looking for a fun-filled beach vacation, a quiet, relaxing retreat, or a holiday gathering place for the entire family, the Outer Banks has just what you need to piece together the beach vacation of your dreams.


Springtime on the Outer Banks is a wonderful time to visit, as the prices of many of Twiddy and Company’s most sought-after homes will be lowered, providing a great value to you as the benefits of visiting the OBX in the spring are immense! You will encounter smaller crowds than you will during a summer vacation, and some of the amazing Outer Banks restaurants that close for the off-season will begin to reopen joyfully, allowing you to enjoy the food and atmosphere before the crowds of the summer season roll in. The weather on the Outer Banks in the springtime is delightful, too, as the days are already starting to warm up but the nights are still nice and cool...the perfect kind of nights for walking on the beach under the stars!


If it's fun-filled, action-packed long summer days you're looking for, the Outer Banks in the summertime is exactly where you need to be. Although there are plenty of opportunities for rest and relaxation, a summer vacation on the Outer Banks is filled with exciting things to do, new adventures to try, and full access to all of the amazing dining and shopping on the OBX. If you're into watersports, opportunities abound on the Outer Banks in the summertime. Afterall, creating memorable summer vacations is one of the things we do best!


Fall provides a great value to Outer Banks vacation home renters as the prices of many rental homes are also reduced during this time of year. Renters will get a lot of bang for their buck, as the water is still warm from the hot summer months, the weather is phenomenal, many restaurants and shops that close in the off-season are still open for a short time, there are less crowds and more chances to experience the Outer Banks like a local, and fall is festival season! This means you will have the chance to celebrate the good things in life with Outer Banks locals in a slower-paced environment.


The wintertime on the Outer Banks is also a great time to visit. Although many restaurants and shops close for the off-season, there are many spectacular locals’ favorites that remain open and are uncrowded and happy to have you as a visitor. Also, Twiddy and Company’s big houses can be found at great discounts, which makes it perfect for holiday gatherings with the entire family. In addition, winter is one of the best times on the Outer Banks for fishing of all sorts, so if you have any fishermen in your group, heading to the Outer Banks in the winter will prove to be an exciting adventure!

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No matter what season you choose to visit the Outer Banks, a Twiddy and Company vacation rental will provide you with access to exactly what you have in mind for your ideal beach vacation.