Southern Shores, NC, USA

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Southern Shores, NC, USA

Southern Shores vacation rentals

The Lively City of Southern Shores Awaits You

The ocean and beaches provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Southern Shores. This family-friendly city allures visitors with its surfing and musicals. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Southern Shores is fun by the ocean

Just one glimpse at Southern Shores on the map should be enough to reveal what really drives people to this corner of the Outer Banks each summer: The ocean. The Atlantic caresses the whole eastern coastline of the town, giving way to soft, sloping beaches and some darn beautiful Southern Shores vacation rentals with views over the rollers. The result is a whole host of seaside enjoyments. You can sunbathe and splash in the shallows. You can wax down the surfboard and whizz over the swells of nearby riding spots. You can charter boats for fishing outings.

Discover vineyards and boardwalks in Southern Shores

If you can pull yourself away from the sun-splashed decks and bubbling al fresco hot tubs of your Southern Shores vacation rentals for a spell, it's certainly worth heading north to quaint and charming Duck Town. There, the Town of Duck Boardwalk Park offers a winding, water-top walkway over the pretty Currituck Sound _ it's perfect ground for picnickers and birders. That's also where you can join excursions across the bay to Jarvisburg, home to Sanctuary Vineyards and their on-site tasting rooms.

Get sun kissed in Southern Shores

Southern Shores vacation rentals go into hibernation during the winter months, when the Atlantic is wild and the frothing waves bring colder weather to the Outer Banks region. Much better is to come here with the crowds in the summer, between the months of June and August. That's when you can look forward to temperatures in the middle of the 80s, along with hot sea breezes. Spring and fall are also great times to settle in the villas, offering fewer people on the sands and mild, drier days to boot.

Southern Shores takes the brunt of the Atlantic

Southern Shores sits between the other pretty beach towns of the so-called Outer Banks. This set of barrier islands that strings its way along the whole Eastern Seaboard between North Carolina and Virginia is home to some of the most beautiful sandy beaches this side of the Rockies, complete with swaying beds of seagrasses, undulating dunes, and sweeping wetland habitats in the sounds to their back. You can find breathtaking sunrises and lapping waves on the one side, while outings down the creeks of places like the Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge to the west are also on the menu.