Expert Travel Advice to Outer Banks

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Top Answers To Outer Banks Travel Questions

  • Anonymous user answered:
    Head to Kill Devil Hills or Nags Head to be closer to more of the major amenities, plus a wider range of affordable lodging. Duck and Corolla to the north of Kill Devil Hills are a little more secluded with some more spectacular beachside properties, though of course, you'll pay a little more for these.
  • Anonymous user answered:
    It will be warm in mid-August, but not terribly. I was there for Labor Day weekend, and the weather was variable, but early Sept is great--the water is warm and the crowds start to thin.
  • MrsJBolt asked:
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    Where to stay in OBX?
    Pieter answered:
    First think about where you want to stay... we stay in Duck, a small town on the Northern half with good waves but not much else. Kitty Hawk and Nag's Head to the south are larger. Corolla is the farthest north and has a grocery store (and BrewThru!) We rent through these guys: ( but there are plenty of options. Most rentals are pet-friendly but charge a ~$150 pet fee. But the best part? The beaches in Duck are pet friendly and allow the dogs off-leash, all the time!
  • Anonymous user answered:
    I lived there for 4 years and favorite time of the year was off season. Typically "the season" would end after Labor Day. Temps are still nice. I personally love the beach in the mid/late fall,winter,and spring (before Memorial Day)quiet and peaceful. Enjoy your trip when you go!