Skip the crowded stores, long lines, rude people, etc., and just go online anytime between Black Friday (November 28) and Cyber Monday (December 1) and book ANY of our houses for ANY summer week and receive a 5% discount for the perfect Christmas gift! We will even send you a package containing area information, pictures and a description of the rental house, so you can wrap it up and put it under the tree! You can have an “OBX Summer Vacation Under the Christmas Tree”!

The Cyber Monday Special is 5% off of the base rate. If you are booking online the 5% won’t show up, but don’t worry! We will manually deduct the 5% and then email the lease to you. Our office will be closed on Black Friday but on Saturday we will be open from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

If you’re ready to get away sooner than summer, we have properties available now, too! Whether you want to get away for Thanksgiving, Christmas or the New Year’s holiday, we’re ready to accommodate you in luxury and style. Rates are low this time of the year and there are so many fun events locally to get you and your family in the holiday spirit! Here are just a few worth checking out —

The Poulos Family Christmas Lights are on display from Nov. 17-Dec. 31. Featured on The Today Show and HGTV, this Outer Banks tradition is a must see! This Christmas light spectacular takes 12 weeks to set up and over $3,500 in energy bills each month. Located at the Poulos House, on Ocean Acres Drive, Kill Devil Hills, NC. Just turn at Pigman’s BBQ (across from McDonald’s) at milepost 9.75, then go about 3/4 of a mile to see this fantastic display.

Winterlights at Elizabethan Gardens will be held on Tuesday-Saturday, December 2 thru January 3 (Closed on Dec 24, 25, 31 and Jan 1). Stroll along enchanted garden paths and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights, sights and sounds transforming the gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland. The radiant glow of the gardens, traditional holiday décor and fantastic displays are a true sight to see at this time of year. Festive trees grace the gatehouse and reception hall and a crackling open-air fire warms the Great Lawn. Seasonal gift shop and plant sales. Adults $10, Youth (ages 6-17) $8, Youth (5 and under) $5. Extended passes available. For info or details, call 252-473-3234. Location: 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, NC.

Holly Jolly Christmas Show at Festival Park from Dec 5-7, 2014. Join us for a fun filled Christmas extravaganza filled with classic Christmas melodies you’ll want to sing along with and heartfelt originals that will become new favorites. Featuring Nu-Blu singing and performing in a holiday themed performance. A great time for the whole family. Location: Roanoke Island Festival Park, Manteo, NC.

Manteo First Friday, December 5, 2014. First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month, April through December from 6 to 8 p.m. in Historic Downtown Manteo along the Waterfront. The sidewalks pulse with live music, magic, artisans, period-dressed actors, a rock climbing wall and much more. Tantalizing aromas waft from the kitchens of the Waterfront’s diverse eateries. Many shops and restaurants do individual celebrations inside their establishments, offering their own live music, unique merchandise, special sales and light refreshments. First Friday celebrations are a great time to explore downtown Manteo.

Duck Yuletide Celebration. On Saturday, December 6, 2014, the Town of Duck will hold its 4th Annual Yuletide Celebration on the Duck Town Green, 1200 Duck Road, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Join us for live holiday music by Emme St. James & Her Jazz Gentlemen, hot cocoa, and wait for the special guest to arrive — Santa Claus will make a special appearance as he trades in his sleigh for an unforgettable arrival on a Duck Fire Truck. The event will culminate in the lighting of the Town Crab Pot Tree.

26th Annual Festival of Trees from Dec. 11-13, 2014. This 3-day event is to raise money for Outer Banks Hotline and includes a visit with Santa, children’s activities, and an auction of beautiful decorated Christmas trees at the Outer Banks Brewing Station, Kill Devil Hills, NC.

111th Annual Celebration of the Wright Brothers First Flight will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Gather at the exact site at the exact time as the historic flight to remember, reflect and celebrate this day long anniversary tribute of the Wright Brother’s first flight. Location: Wright Brothers National Memorial, Kill Devil Hills, NC.

Come out and enjoy Christmas in Corolla from Nov. 20 through Dec. 31, 2014. Holiday Legacy Tours are $12 and run Monday- Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Holiday Candlelight Tours, which include a wine sampling, are $15 per person and are every Friday and Saturday, Nov. 20-Dec. 31, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.