Nags Head

Full of history and abounding in recreational activities, it is easy to see why Nags Head, NC has been attracting visitors for over 150 years. OBX vacationers return to Nags Head year after year for the beaches, recreational activities, dining experience, and shopping. Whether it is a romantic getaway or a large family vacation, Nags Head provides all the fun and adventure vacationers are seeking and more.

Nags Head Vacation Homes And Communities

Nags Head vacation homes range from classic “Old Nags Head” style cottages to brand new oceanfront, luxury homes. These homes are located from the ocean to the sound and provide OBX vacationers with the space and amenities they desire. Vacation homes in Nags Head are located within 4 communities. Old Nags Head PlaceSouth Nags HeadSouth Creek Acres, and Village at Nags Head are the premiere places to be in Nags Head. Each community is conveniently located near shopping, dining, and most importantly, the beach. Some of the amenities include pools, hot tubs, tennis courts, and golf access. Whether you are looking for tradition and history, or new and lavish, Nags Head has the perfect vacation home waiting for you.

Things To Do In Nags Head

Nags Head offers numerous events and activities to excite every member of your family. Vacationers can climb the historical Jockey’s Ridge, the largest sand dune on the east coast. At the top visitors can hang glide, fly a kite, or just enjoy the spectacular views. Take a short drive over to the North Carolina Aquarium and learn about the ocean and sea creatures that live there. Those looking for an adventure can take kayak tours, surfing lessons, hang-glide or parasail. The sportsmen in the family will love the close proximity to the Oregon Inlet fishing center and Jennette’s Pier. After a long day at the beach, unwind with a fantastic meal from a variety of locally owned restaurants. Don’t miss the chance to indulge in the fresh local seafood and island style dishes. Those looking for some retail therapy will enjoy the unique items found at locally owned boutiques and the outlet mall. Visit and see why so many make vacationing in Nags Head an annual traditional.

Featured Properties In Nags Head

Tradewinds 1 (5552)

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$2360.00 Weekly

BE THE FIRST TO RENT THIS OUTER BANKS LUXURY VACATION HOME! Check-in at 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a truly unparalleled Outer Banks vacation experience in one of Resort’s newest homes! Welcome home to Tradewinds 1, where comfort and luxury await you on your n...

Phelps (5407)

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$1250.00 Weekly

Be the first to stay in this BRAND NEW Outer Banks vacation home! Phelps is a luxury 5 bed, 5.5 bath semi-oceanfront home located in the heart of Nags Head. At Phelps, you’ll be right across the street from the beach. Endless beach days will be upo...

Beyond The Breakers (5469)

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$1360.00 Weekly

2018 Updates: Major remodel! All new flooring throughout, updated furnishings, kitchen and downstairs kitchenette remodel, and new bedding and decor! Enjoy all Nags Head has to offer and more at Beyond the Breakers! This 6 bedroom, 5 bath, 2 half b...

Brunch With Santa At Lone Cedar

December 16, 2018 11:00 am — December 16, 2018 2:30 pm
Join in on great brunch, half-priced kids meals, and a chance to meet Santa at Brunch With Santa! Santa will be in front of the 17 foot Christmas Tree for photos so don't forget your camera!
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Animal Hospital Of Nags Head

  • Address: 101 E Dowitcher St, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Website: http://www.obxvet.com
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-8611
The Animal Hospital of Nags Head offers the finest health care for your pet. Office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM.
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Blue Moon Beach Grill

Located in Nags Head, NC, The Blue Moon Grill is a quirky, fun filled dining experience for the entire family. Blue Moon provides southern comfort food, with a creative twist and flair. Their staff is very cordial and southern hospitality will always be king. They want your experience to be a “Once in a blue moon” experience. Let them surprise you with their...
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Bodie Island Lighthouse

  • Address: 8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Rd, Nags Head, NC 27959
  • Website: http://www.nps.gov/caha
  • Phone Number: (252) 441-5711
Pronounced “body,” The Bodie Island lighthouse is located before Oregon Inlet on Hwy. 12 at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Fearing that the 80-foot tower would be used by Union forces as an observation post, the original lighthouse was destroyed during the Civil War. Today’s lighthouse was constructed in 1872 and stands 156 feet tall and has 214 stairs leading to the top. Its...
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Causeway Watersports

Causeway Water Sports offers parasailing, wave runners, kayaking, paddleboarding, and dolphin tours. Whatever family activity you decide to particpate in, you can be assured that you will have a fun, safe and hassle free time. Their equipment is top of the line and all captains are fully licensed, insured, and expereinced.
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Island Limousine

Providing reliable professional limousine, taxi & transportation service to the Outer Banks of North Carolina including Outer Banks transportation from Norfolk airport, Virginia Beach and neighboring areas since 1987, Island Limousine brings dependable class and dignity.
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Jennette’s Pier

A stroll down the 1,000-foot pier invites reading the hundreds of plank inscriptions of past, present and future anecdotes about Jennette’s Pier experiences of others from across the country. In addition to ample bench seating, several welcoming and shaded exhibit areas break the 1,000-foot journey into enjoyable segments with topical exhibits for young and old alike. Besides family fun and fishing, classes will...
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Jockey’s Ridge Crossing

This shopping center has a collection of 8 unique retailers and is directly across the street from Jockey's Ridge. In the summer, check out the weeknight ‘Summer Sunset Festivals’ with entertainment and activities and ‘Kids Day’ on Wednesdays with mid-day activities that include kite making; visits from performers who appear in ‘The Lost Colony’; pirates; and always a special collection of kites flying...
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Jockeys Ridge State Park

Jockey’s Ridge is the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States. Located in Nags Head, it is one of the most significant landmarks on the Outer Banks, North Carolina. Park is open year round. Free programs are offered each season. For some, space is limited and pre-registration is required. Programs include: Sunset on the Ridge, Crabby Clinic, Kayaking, Birding on...
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Mulligan’s Raw Bar & Grille

Located across from Jockey’s Ridge State Park, in Nags Head, Mulligan's offers unbelievable views from the second floor deck of the Atlantic Ocean and the historic Nags Head cottages. Take a look at their menu and daily specials to see what local seafood is prepared for the today. Mulligan's strives to offer the best local seafood, local produce and locally butchered meats. Try...
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Nags Head Pier & Restaurant

Fishing from one of our three fishing piers is a great way for novices and experts alike to experience the thrill of saltwater fishing. Most piers offer tackle rentals and you can purchase bait, ice and all the necessities right on site. Or, stroll the pier and take in the scenery for a nominal fee. Piers offer daily, 3-day and weekly passes.
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Oregon Inlet Fishing Center

regon Inlet Fishing Center and full-service marina is the home of the largest and most modern fishing fleet on the eastern seaboard. Located just 8 miles south of Whalebone Junction on NC 12 at the north end of the Oregon Inlet Bridge, Oregon Inlet offers a comprehensive fishing experience for the "old salt" or the vacationing fisherman. Allow their seasoned guides to treat...
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Outer Banks Pier

Fishing from one of our three fishing piers is a great way for novices and experts alike to experience the thrill of saltwater fishing. Most piers offer tackle rentals and you can purchase bait, ice and all the necessities right on site. Or, stroll the pier and take in the scenery for a nominal fee. Piers offer daily, 3-day and weekly passes.
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Owens’ Restaurant

After 66 years Owens' Restaurant is still owned and operated by the founding family. Owens' Restaurant serves the rich cuisine of the Coastal South, influenced by the provocative culinary flavors of today. Menu highlights are fresh off the boat - seafood and shellfish, Whole Maine lobster, tender aged Angus beef, ribs, pasta, and outrageous homemade desserts. Seasonal ingredients determine the chef's choice of...
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Pamlico Jack’s

A must-visit Nags Head restaurant, spectacular waterfront dining with a breath-taking sunset as your backdrop, located on the Roanoke Sound. Featuring the finest coastal cuisine expertly prepared by Chef Lee Miller. Email: [email protected]
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Tanger Outlets

Tanger Outlet is made up of over 30 popular stores providing apparel, footwear, accessories, houseware and furnishings.
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