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Price and Availability Index for Outer Banks
Holiday Letting Price Information in the Outer Banks
The graph shows the average rental prices for the next twelve months in the Outer Banks. Outer Banks is most expensive in June (27/06 - 04/07), when prices are on average £407 a night. The cheapest week is in December (07/12 - 14/12). Prices fall to an average of £163 per night.
Holiday Home Availability Information in the Outer Banks
Check out the graph above to find out how many holiday rentals are available in the Outer Banks (in %). In August (29/08 - 05/09), only 31 are available. People tend to travel to Outer Banks least during a week in November (09/11 - 16/11) when only 37% of the rentals are booked.
The Weather in the Outer Banks
Above are the weather conditions for Outer Banks. On average, the warmest month is July. In contrast, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is June, while the driest month is October.
A Perfect Beach Holiday: Outer Banks Holiday Letting
Visit the Outer Banks, just off the coast of North Carolina and Virginia, for a destination with much to discover both day and night. Beach bars here are family-friendly, while the night sky is lit with thousands of stars. When you choose an Outer Banks holiday letting , you’ll find plenty of activities to enjoy by the beach and in the town. One part of the barrier islands in North Carolina, Kitty Hawk, situated on Bodie Island, is the site of the Wright brothers' first flight and offers excellent holiday accommodations. Here and across the various islands, there is plenty of wildlife to see and beaches offering the potential for adventure - choosing a holiday home here will give you a great base for exploring the wonderful nature.
Getting to Outer Banks
You can easily get to your Outer Banks holiday home by letting car, as most visitors arrive by land via the NC 12 highway, connecting the barrier islands to the mainland. To discover smaller islands, ferries are available.
The islands are served by the Norfolk International Airport, which is an easy and relaxed two hour drive away. You can also opt to fly into the Raleigh Durham International Airport. Although it is further away, the scenic drive makes it a great option.
Beach Lovers’ Cuisine
As can be expected, the culinary hallmarks of the Outer Banks include plenty of fresh seafood, generous portions and classic American dining. For the best of local eateries, try the fish and other delicacies on offer at the historical Black Pelican Restaurant or head to the Ocean Boulevard, known for its tasty fine dining and international standards. Fast food joints, such as the Rundown Café, also abound. Here, you can dig into giant burgers while you enjoy an ocean view. From any of the beach restaurants, you can take a taxi or drive back to your Outer Banks holiday letting for a good night’s sleep.
Best Times to Enjoy your Holiday: Weather in the Outer Banks
The hot and humid season (also the time for potential hurricanes) usually runs from August to September, so schedule your stay at your Outer Banks holiday letting during the spring or early summer months to get the most out of your visit.
Discover Fascinating Aviation History
It was in 1903, after four years of dedicated experimentation, that the Wright Brothers' first flight took off four miles south of Kitty Hawk. They had chosen this location as the sandy dunes offered the perfect terrain for launching their aircraft. You can learn more about their revolutionary exploits at the Wright Brothers National Memorial at 1401 National Park Drive, Manteo, which is easy to reach by letting car from your Outer Banks holiday home.
Theatre under the Stars
For a truly memorable experience, check out the play "The Lost Colony" by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Green. Performed nightly during the summer, this play tells the story of the legendary Native American colony that existed long ago in Manteo, eventually disappearing. Staged outdoors, the production is presented by a theatre company of over 100 performers.
Ideal Evenings in the Outer Banks
Nightlife in the Outer Banks offers something fun for everyone. From family walks to Monday night football, to local bars with welcoming atmospheres, there's plenty to keep you entertained. After a day at the beach, why not gather the family and friends for a round of karaoke? The locals love to party, and many of the towns in Outer Banks have their own late-night activities planned, such as karaoke and live bands.
Even children can get on the microphone before 10pm. If you would rather hear a professional serenade, then head to Kinnakeet Shores Beach Club in Avon, which also has more than enough space to get up and dance. In larger restaurants of the Outer Banks, such as the Port O'Call Restaurant, you can catch live music performances, especially around the busy summer season. However, bands are also booked for the winter months, so from your Outer Banks holiday letting you can enjoy entertainment any time of the year.
Visitors to the islands will find a movie theatre in Nags Head, plus the smaller Pioneer Theatre, which lays claim to being the state’s oldest film theatre. If stand-up comedy is more your kind of thing, then head to the Comedy Club of the Outer Banks in Kill Devil Hills.
After a night of fun, simply take a cab back to your Outer Banks holiday letting . The restaurants and bars will know the numbers of local taxi drivers. So let loose and have fun after sunset.
Unbelievable attractions at Outer Banks
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Discover the magic of the outdoors at Outer Banks' best loved outdoor centre. You'll be stunned by the largest shark group in the State, the snapping alligators and the tales of experienced scuba divers. Touch the stingrays and watch the otters play.
Currituck Beach Lighthouse
Differentiated from other lighthouses in the region by its distinctive colouration, Cerrituck Beach Lighthouse is also home to a museum, plus inspiring views at the top of its 122 steps.
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Learn all about the history of aviation in the very place where the transportation first got its wings.
Jockey's Ridge State Park
The largest State Park on the east coast, Jockey's Ridge is a moonscape of incredible sand dunes.
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Painted like a black and white candy-cane, Hatteras Lighthouse overlooks the "Graveyard of the Atlantic", where the Gulf Stream collides with the Labrador Current, creating tempestuous conditions.
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