What to Know About Vacationing in South Nags Head

As the very first resort area on the Outer Banks beaches, Nags Head continues to draw in vacationers more than 150 years later. Nags Head is one of the largest towns on the Outer Banks, and it offers visitors everything they need to enjoy their vacation by the sea.

vacation rentals in South Nags HeadOur vacation rentals in South Nags Head are luxurious homes in a variety of sizes. Nags Head has more restaurants that provide guests with a water view than any other Outer Banks town. Shopping aficionados will enjoy Tanger Outlet Center, the Outer Banks Mall, several strip shopping centers with a variety of stores and a wealth of specialty souvenir/beach shops.

Visitors to this area will never fall short on things to occupy their time. This town is home to the northern Outer Banks’ largest concentration of watersport outfitters, miniature golf courses and go-cart tracks. It also has the greatest number of public beach accesses. Next to the ocean itself, the main recreational feature of Nags Head is Jockey’s Ridge State Park, the largest sand dune on the east coast. The town is home to three fishing piers — the classic Nags Head Fishing Pier and Outer Banks Fishing Pier, as well as the North Carolina Aquariums’ impressive Jennette’s Pier.

vacation rentals in South Nags HeadWhile you’re here, pick up a copy of the Nags Head Walking Tour and Guidebook and explore the history of the area. The book can be found at local book or specialty stores. The tour guides you along approximately a mile and a half of the Beach Road in Nags Head that is commonly known as Cottage Row in the Historic District. Viewing the structures, you’ll get a feel for vacationing in Nags Head as it was in the 19th century. Seven of the original 13 cottages still stand and are some of the earliest examples of Nags Head architecture. You’ll see the style carried on in the accompanying structures that have been built beside them. Approximately 40 oceanfront cottages make up Cottage Row and are covered in the book.

We think you’re going to really enjoy your vacation to Nags Head and especially your stay in our vacation rentals in South Nags Head. If we can assist you in any way don’t hesitate to reach us by phone at 1-800-449-2036.