The Outer Banks of North Carolina is a long strip of barrier islands located off the northeast coast of North Carolina. The Outer Banks are known for its unspoiled, world class beaches, and amazing vacation rentals, that span the ocean villages of (from north to south) Corolla, Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, and Nags Head.
Outer Banks Attractions
National Geographic featured the Outer Banks in its Drives of a Lifetime series and its safe to say the Outer Banks is a premiere east coast vacation destination. The Outer Banks is best known for its miles of uncrowded beaches with windswept sand dunes. In addition to the rich natural beauty, the Outer Banks is also rich in history and culture. The Outer Banks is home to the first colony established in the New World on Roanoke Island, and The Wright Brothers put Kitty Hawk on the map with their first flight. Pirates like Blackbeard once frequented these islands as well.
The Outer Banks offers a wide variety of restaurants, shops, beaches, and activities to enjoy. Watersport enthusiasts enjoy some of the best surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding, and kayaking that you can imagine. The Outer Banks close proximity to the Gulf Stream blesses our coast with warm waters most of the year, and fisherman enjoy the world-class fishing.
Landlovers can enjoy exploring the sand dunes, hiking in the maritime forest, and biking on miles of bike paths. History and culture lovers will want to explore the many lighthouses, find the wild horses in Corolla, discover the Lost Colony on Roanoke Island, or relive the first flight at the Wright Brother’s Memorial. There are so many adventures waiting for you on the Outer Banks. If you are planning a beach vacation to the Outer Banksand need to secure beach gear, travel baby gear, or beach wheelchairs for your trip then check out all the additional vacation rental resources on Rent It Today.
Elan Vacations is celebrating over 10 years of helping families find the perfect Outer Banks Rentals. Élan Vacations represents unique OBX vacation rentals along the pristine barrier islands of coastal North Carolina. Our unparalleled customer service combines with a carefully selected inventory of Outer Banks rental homes that are ideally located … from Nags Head to Duck to Corolla … featuring only the finest properties, from oceanfront homes to soundfront homes.
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Our customers love the Difference with Elan including: Flexible Payment Plans, Vacation Rental Specials, Military Discounts, Easy Booking, Beach Bag Starter Kit, Check-In Day Cook Out, and our Standard Early Arrivals Program … getting your family ‘off the road’ and ‘on vacation’ hours ahead of the crowd. Don’t waste another valuable vacation moment! We welcome you to further explore our website and preview our exclusive selection of Outer Banks vacation rentals.