Destination guide

Escape to the great outdoors in Currituck County

Currituck County invites travelers to its stunning Atlantic shores in the Outer Banks of North Carolina, where friendly beach towns are full of locally owned shops and restaurants. Whether you prefer playing a round of golf with ocean views, heading to parks and wildlife preserves for hiking excursions or soaking up the sunshine and flying kites with the kids, you'll find all sorts of outdoor activities to pursue here. Currituck County vacation rentals help you enjoy the sand and sea too, with plentiful options available just steps from the soft, sandy beaches that front the Atlantic Ocean.

Things to do

Island living in Currituck County

Most Currituck County vacation rentals are on the Outer Banks, so you'll be tempted to spend most of your time soaking up the beachy vibes there, but don't forget to check out some other scenic parts of the county. From the mainland town of Currituck, you can catch a ferry to Knotts Island, where you'll find a charming small community of local businesses, and a vineyard where you can sample locally produced wines and even pick fruit straight from the orchard. The island also holds the Mackey Island National Wildlife Refuge, which has fishing spots, hiking trails and ranger-guided programs.

Activities

Jumping into the waves in Currituck County

The beaches of the Northern Outer Banks are the big draw in Currituck County, so spending some time enjoying the white sands and playing in the waves is a must. You'll find access to public beaches in the village of Corolla on the Banks, as well as a historic brick lighthouse that you can climb for views over the Currituck Sound. Local shops are on hand to equip you with everything you need to join in an assortment of water sports here, whether you prefer to surf or parasail, race around on a jet ski or kayak through calmer waters.

Weather

Warm summer days in Currituck County

Summers in the Outer Banks bring a wave of holiday visitors, who come to the sandy shores for relaxing vacations and family fun that lasts from sunrise to stunning sunset. The weather in summer is ideal for swimming and boating, rising into the 80s at the peak heat of the day, and many Currituck County vacation rentals come equipped with pools to cool off in when the sun is beaming. If you want to avoid the heaviest crowds, opt for a stay in late spring or early fall, when you'll still enjoy days warm enough for lounging on the sand and hiking around some of the coastal trails.

Natural features

To the parks and beaches of Currituck County

Currituck County is an outdoor lovers dream, with plentiful parks and islands to explore on hikes and bike rides, and lots of sandy spots in which to spread out and soak up the fresh, salty air breezing in from the Atlantic Ocean. You won't have to wander far to encounter some of the animals that call this area home, as wild horses wander freely on the beaches here. When you're ready to meet some other local critters, head to Currituck National Wildlife Refuge, where you might encounter everything from shorebirds and waterfowl to white-tailed deer and rabbits while walking around the park.

Can I find a vacation rental around Currituck County?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 3,246 vacation rentals near Currituck County. From 2,783 Houses to 232 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Currituck County are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Currituck County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Currituck County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Corolla: 2,229 vacation rentals
  • Whalehead Beach: 1,176 vacation rentals
  • Carova Beach: 598 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Sands: 835 vacation rentals
  • Corolla Light: 674 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Currituck County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Currituck County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Currituck County:

  • Corolla: 2,229 rentals
  • Carova Beach: 598 rentals
  • Currituck: 4,632 rentals
  • Knotts Island: 110 rentals
  • Point Harbor: 1,571 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Currituck County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Currituck County are:

  • Manteo, NC (MEO-Dare County Regional): 2,609 vacation rentals
  • Edenton, NC (EDE-Northeastern Regional): 22 vacation rentals
  • Elizabeth City Cgas Regional Airport (ECG): 23 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Currituck County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Currituck County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Currituck Outer Banks Visitor's Center: 2,857 rentals
  • Currituck Beach: 2,239 rentals
  • Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education: 2,221 rentals
  • Currituck Beach Lighthouse: 2,209 rentals
  • Whalehead: 2,216 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Currituck County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Currituck County

Corolla
2,229 vacation rentals
Carova Beach
598 vacation rentals
Currituck
4,632 vacation rentals
Knotts Island
110 vacation rentals
Point Harbor
1,571 vacation rentals
Coinjock
1,541 vacation rentals
Grandy
1,951 vacation rentals
Moyock
32 vacation rentals
Powells Point
1,514 vacation rentals
Harbinger
1,531 vacation rentals
Barco
920 vacation rentals
Aydlett
1,713 vacation rentals
Jarvisburg
1,547 vacation rentals
Maple
41 vacation rentals
Virginia Beach
1,617 vacation rentals
Nags Head
2,195 vacation rentals
Duck
2,297 vacation rentals
Kill Devil Hills
2,473 vacation rentals
Kitty Hawk
2,514 vacation rentals
Rodanthe
530 vacation rentals