Duck

The town of Duck is a quiet, charming northern Outer Banks seaside town.The wide un-crowded beaches have been ranked among the top in the nation. The town is 7 miles of clean beaches, miles of bike path and a walkable village with shops, restaurants, and a sound front park.It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, Duck stretches from Southern Shores to the Dare County/Currituck line.

Duck, NC Vacation Homes and Communities

Duck has become one of the most popular family beach destinations in the country. Duck’s vacation homes range from quaint condos, to magnificent oceanfront mansions.These homes are located from ocean to sound and provide all the comforts of home, as well as a few bonus features.  

Vacation homes in Duck are located in small communities such as Four Seasons, Sanderling, Tuckahoe, and Georgetown Sands, and are some of the most popular communities for rentals. All the communities are within a close proximity to shopping, restaurants, and of course, the beach. Some of the communities offer community pools, and tennis courts, and a few have access to local golf courses. If you are looking for a quiet, romantic getaway, or a fun filled family reunion, Duck has a place for your perfect vacation.  

Things to Do in Duck, NC

There are many festivals and events to look for in the town of Duck. The coastal town also offers unique shopping with many locally owned boutiques, and cottage shops.There are several shopping centers clustered together if you would like to make a day trip. You’ll find toy shops, book stores, women’s boutiques and art galleries all tucked away in the heart of Duck.  

If something on the water is what you are after, try fishing, or rent a kayak, or Jet Ski. Learn to windsurf, or go parasailing. Many rental companies offer surf lessons with the rentals, or rent a bike and use the bike path to ride up to the Duck Research Pier. There are many adventures for the skilled outdoorsman, or the vacationer who is looking for an activity outside their comfort zone. 

The restaurants in Duck are some of the best on the Outer Banks. Dine on the deck watching the sunset over the sound at The Blue Point, or savor a glass of wine under a canopy of live oaks.Take everyone out for a fresh seafood dinner, or grab a slice of pizza and enjoy an ice cream cone. 

Featured Properties In Duck

Changes In Attitudes (4050)

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$960.00 Weekly

Changes in Attitudes will result from your vacation on the Outer Banks! Tucked into the Sea Pines development in the town of Duck, this home is convenient to all the shopping and restaurants that make Duck the treasured vacation getaway you've been d...

Swan's Quarters (2883)

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$1180.00 Weekly

Your Duck vacation just got that much better at Swan's Quarters! This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom semi-oceanfront vacation home is just a short drive away from amazing, local shopping, dining, and more in the town of Duck. Swan’s Quarters is also a short wa...

My Tern (3942)

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$880.00 Weekly

Welcome home to My Tern, located in the Schooner Ridge community of the Town of Duck. My Tern has everything you need for an amazing Outer Banks getaway! This 4-bedroom, 3.5 bathroom Duck vacation rental home is less than 600 yards to the beach so yo...

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Aqua Restaurant & Spa

When it comes to location, Aqua Restaurant is second to none with its spectacular soundside views and beautifully designed patios. Beautiful scenery isn’t all Aqua has to offer. You will also receive a great meal made with fresh organic ingredients for both lunch and dinner. Stop in for lunch and enjoy local favorites like the Mahi “BLT” and crab cake sandwich. In the...
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Coastal Kayak Touring Company

Duck, NC is the perfect place to take a kayak tour. Coastal Kayak Touring Company will take you on and your family on a guided tour though the Pine Island Audubon Sanctuary, located in between Corolla and Duck. Hear about the various waterfowl and other wildlife than inhabit the area. If you are looking to tour more south of Duck, they also have...
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Cravings Steaks & Seafood

Cravings Steaks & Seafood in Duck, NC is the third restaurant concept of chefs Scott Foster & Dan Lewis. A cozy spot tucked in the village of Duck, the restaurant offers indoor and outdoor dining and nightly entertainment. Recently featured on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, it has become a favorite of The Food Network’s Guy Fieri! In addition to dining in, Cravings offers...
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Duck Donuts

You can never get enough of the delicious, freshly prepared donuts and treats from Duck Donuts. They offer a variety of tastey donuts the are freshly prepared right in front of you. Duck Donuts offers a family friendly environment and a delicious way to start the day. Visit them in Duck, Corolla, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills. Open daily from 7 AM...
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Duck Town Park And Boardwalk

The Town Park features 11 acres of natural beauty including trails through the maritime forest and willow swamp, open green space, soundside views, and access to the Duck Boardwalk. The Duck Boardwalk extends nearly a mile along the Currituck Sound and can be accessed from the Town Park and other locations throughout the Town’s Village Commercial District. Please see the map below for...
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Ducks Cottage Coffee And Books

Duck's most popular coffee shop and the Outer Banks most independent bookstore under the same roof! Sip-- Read-- Relax-- Repeat.. all day long!
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OBX Wind Surfing And Sailing With Norbanks

Nor'Banks has been the best place to rent Sailboats on the Outer Banks since 1979. Rent Daysailors, Catamarans and Trimarans and more!
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Red Sky Cafe

Red Sky Cafe serves lunch and dinner with an eclectic menu featuring complimentary Bruschetta and Asiago Artichoke Dip, a variety of salads, Broiled Mahi Mahi and Crab Cakes and a Maytag Blue Cheese-Crusted Tenderloin. The Shrimp & Grits is a popular favorite. For lunch try a Burger or an Oyster Po Boy. The atmosphere is upscale casual with European decor and an open...
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Roadside Bar & Grill

The Roadside Bar and Grill is the oldest house in Duck tucked behind huge Russian Olive Hedges. They have a casual atmosphere and if you like you can enjoy your meal on the patio. A couple of our favorites are the Roadside Chicken Salad with apples, craisins, pistachios, oranges, and a Raspberry Vinaigrette and the Tuna Melt is awesome too!
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Scarborough Faire Shopping Village

Scarborough Faire, Duck's original shopping village, is a charming collection of specialty shops and restaurants with tree covered walkways. You'll find everything from apparrel and items for the home to books and art!
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Scarborough Lane Shopping Shoppes

Scarborough Laine is located right next door to Scarborough Faire and has about 20 shops featuring clothing, artwork, home accents, a nail salon, jewelry, sweets, flip flops, toys and Fishbones Restaurant.
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The Blue Point

For a sophisticated fine dining experience visit the Blue Point in downtown Duck. This high-end restaurant provides southern and coastal cuisine in an upscale lounge-like environment on the Currituck Sound. The Blue Point prides themselves on being the Outer Banks original farm to table restaurant. The menu evolves with the seasons to provide customers with freshest available produce and meats. The wine and...
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The Paper Canoe

The Paper Canoe features fresh, simple food in a elegant yet casual atmosphere with a stunning waterfront view. Entrees and Old World wood-oven pizzas are prepared with local seafood and locally grown vegetables. An ever-changing chalkboard features daily selections like homemade pasta, locally caught seafood and rustic wood-oven specialties. Ten craft beers on tap and an extensive wine list will have you lingering...
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The Waterfront Shops

This quaint shopping center is located right on the sound and is a perfect place to watch the sun set! If you're looking for clothing, you'll find Gray's, Bar-ee Station, Islands by Amity, Life's a Beach (A Lily Pulitzer shop), Donna Designs, North Beach Outfitters and 158 Surf and Skate. You'll find great gifts and souvenirs at Duck's General Store, Sea Dragon Art...
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