Welcome to the Outer Banks 

The Outer Banks has a way of connecting with people, staying with them long after the vacation is over. Uncrowded beaches that stretch for miles and the endless possibilities that come with them. This is America’s First Beach. The site of our country’s first National Seashore and the place where the English first tried to settle in the New World. National and state parks share those stories and more. You’ll find hospitable people in the towns and villages of the Outer Banks, and plenty of vacation rentals, hotels, and other comfortable lodging options to call “home” for a few days, or a week or two. The restaurant and shopping choices are every bit as diverse. Not many big box stores or chain restaurants out here. Chances are, you’ll have to try something new. But hey, this is the land of firsts. You’ll be rewarded for stepping outside of the ordinary. View a list of our Restaurant hours and openings for Fall and Winter.

Dynamic Variation:

Upcoming Events

Apr.23 - Apr 29,2018

A Star-Crossed Colony

1 p.m. and 3 p.m. There seems to be as many theories about the Lost Colony as... more

Apr.23 - Apr 29,2018

Like a Guiding Star

The Cape Hatteras Lighthouse has been a beacon of safe passage for mariners at... more

Apr.23 - Apr 29,2018

Outer Banks Bike Week

Packed full with entertainment, great food, events and special attractions. Bike... more

Apr.23 - Apr 29,2018

Wind & Sand (and Stars!)

11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Step back in history during this short walk to learn... more

Apr.26 - Apr 28,2018

The OBX Bike Rally & Poker Run

Click Here for the OBX Bike Rally Poster happening April 26, 27 & 28. Click... more

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Packages & Specials

Stay for as Little as Two Nights!

Looking for a weekend getaway on the OBX and want to enjoy all the benefits of a... more

Advanced Purchase - Save up to 30%

Book your stay early, pay for it in advance and you will receive a special... more

Save on The Outer Banks Box...

Get the Outer Banks delivered to your door! With your Outer Banks Box... more

Hometown Hero Discount Program

You teach us. You protect us. You save us. Your hard work, selfless bravery and... more

Hometown Hero Discount Program

You teach us. You protect us. You save us. Your hard work, selfless bravery and... more

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Life on the Edge

The OBX is a 130-mile stretch of barrier islands just off the coast of North Carolina. Made up of quaint towns and sleepy fishing villages, each wonderfully weather worn to a varying degree. Even spanning hundreds of years and despite millions of visitors, each town retains its own individual character


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