Duck, NC Vacations

Nestled between Corolla and Southern Shores is the quaint village of Duck. One of the most popular resort destinations on the Outer Banks, Duck was praised by the Travel Channel for its “relative solitude and its vast array of neatly constructed rental homes [which] make it ideal for families.” Each Duck rental provides comfort and quality one would expect for a family vacation.

The area is almost entirely residential, with numerous Outer Banks vacation homes, Duck Condo Rentals, and a charming village at the center. Duck is known for its quiet and charming appeal as well as its walkability. The town is one of the most dog-friendly on the Outer Banks and is a great choice for visitors looking for a pet-friendly Outer Banks vacation rental.


Duck, NC Sights and Attractions

Currick Sound

Currick Sound

One of Duck’s best features is the Currituck Sound. The sound is an awesome place to go kayaking, stand up paddle boarding (SUP), or any number of other water activities. Don’t worry about hauling your equipment down with you, Duck has several rental shops that offer everything from bikes to paddle boards. Walking the town boardwalk is a perfect way to enjoy the beauty of the sound. Or, if you’re looking to enjoy more of the sound, consider staying in a sound front vacation home.

Duck Biking & Running Trail

Duck Biking & Running Trail

One of the key elements to making Duck so walkable is its multi-purpose trail. This six mile long paved path runs the entire length of the town. Bicyclists, pedestrians, skaters, and dogs on leashes are welcome to use the path. The trail is a perfect way to explore Duck or just enjoy a morning run before your day at the beach.

The Village at Duck, NC

Duck Shopping

At the heart of Duck is the village. The main commercial area in the town, this cluster of shops and restaurants is just a short walk from many of our Duck vacation homes. The village features a multitude of shops to explore from on-trend clothing boutiques and home goods stores to inviting bookshops and unique art galleries. Shopping complexes such as Scarborough Faire and Scarborough Lane house an assortment of locally owned shops and eateries. Duck also offers an assortment of dining options. The roadside dives around town are perfect for lunch or laid back dinner and often feature live music throughout the summer. For a more upscale dining experience, Duck has fine dining options offering intimate atmospheres and waterfront views perfect for a date night.

Duck, NC Area Information

Dogs on the Beach

Duck is one of the most dog-friendly Outer Banks towns thanks to its lax beach laws. Duck is the only town to allow dogs to play on the beach without a leash, so long as they are under their owner’s watchful eye. Just remember to always pick up after your pet!

Average Duck, NC Temperature

Duck temperatures average around 80 degrees from June through September with shoulder seasons (fall and spring) hovering in the 60s. Duck has a mild winter with temperatures averaging in the 40s.

Average Duck, NC Temperature

Duck, NC Communities

Sanderling

Located at the northernmost point of Duck, Sanderling offers privacy and solitude to guests in this ocean to sound community. The community offers a sound side pool, basketball hoop, boat launch, tennis (with a fee), and many nature trails.

Gull’s Flight, Sound Sea Village, Sea Tern, Caffey’s Inlet Hamlet

Gull’s Flight, Sound Sea Village, Sea Tern, and Caffey’s Inlet Hamlet, are all quiet, secluded neighborhoods at the northern end of Duck. Still just a short bike ride into town for shopping or activities.

Northpoint

The ocean to sound community of Northpoint features an indoor heated community pool, tennis courts, oceanfront gazebo, and sound front pier for fishing, crabbing, or kayak launching.

Port Trinitie

Just 3 miles north of Duck Village, Port Trinite offers enough community amenities to keep everyone busy. In addition to the beautiful beach, this community also offers a sound front beach, two swimming pools, and tennis courts.

Carolina Dunes/Sand Hill, Snow Geese Dunes/Snow Geese South

All located on high natural dunes, the homes in these neighborhoods are within walking distance of both the ocean and the sound. Wonderful water and sunset views and easy beach access make the communities of Carolina Dunes, and Snow Geese popular vacation choices.

Portside

Enjoy wonderful sound views from the townhomes in this community. In addition to a sound front community pool, these units also have access to tennis courts, and are within walking distance to one of the largest watersports facilities in Duck.

Sandy Ridge

Located on the northern edge of Duck Village, Sandy Ridge borders the open lands of the Army Corps Research Pier and offers ocean and sound views.

Olde Duck Beach

Ride your bike or take a stroll into Duck Village from the homes in the Oceanside community of Olde Duck Beach.

Colony By The Sea/Sea Colony

There’s something for everyone at these beautifully appointed one and two bedroom semi-oceanfront condominiums with access to extensive community amenities including on-site laundry facility. Homes on Sea Colony Drive also share the following community amenities: Oceanfront pool, tennis courts, full length basketball court, playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball court, oceanside parking, pool side showers & restrooms, and grilling & picnic areas.

Bayberry Bluffs, Saltaire, Poteskeet Village

The Oceanside communities of Bayberry Bluffs, Saltaire, and Poteskeet Village are located in the heart of Duck Village, and are an easy walk or bike ride to many shops, restaurants, and watersports facilities.

Schooner Ridge

Enjoy ultimate relaxation at this Oceanside community located in the heart of Duck. On sunny days bask in the sun at one of the two outdoor pools or take the fun indoors at the recreation center that provides an indoor pool, whirlpool, tennis and racquet ball courts, exercise equipment, TV room, pool table, wireless internet, and game room.

Duck Landing

Located in the heart of Duck Village, Duck Landing is an exceptional Oceanside community within walking distance to many shops and restaurants. All homes in Duck Landing have access to the following community amenities: Indoor swimming pool and kiddie pool, tennis courts, playground, clubhouse with fitness facility & game room, and private beach access with parking.

Poteskeet

Tucked away behind Loblolly Pines shopping center, Poteskeet is a very quiet, secluded spot with very convenient access to Duck Village activities.

Ocean Dunes

Park your car for the week and enjoy the peace and serenity of this quiet and private Oceanside community. Easy access to Duck Village shops and restaurants for a quick lunch or after a day at the beach.

Sea Pines

Situated right at the beginning of Duck Village, the homes in Sea Pines all offer access to a community pool and tennis court. This neighborhood is one of the most convenient to shops and restaurants in the village.

Four Seasons

Every season is the perfect season to vacation at Four Seasons. This premier ocean to sound community is the right combination for relaxation and fun. Play in the indoor and outdoor pools. Visit the clubhouse with fitness facility, don’t forget about the tennis and volleyball courts and the playground for the kids. And enjoy evening walks down the lighted sidewalks.

Amy Lane, Sea Acres, Sand Dollar Shores, Sea Hawk

Just south of Duck Village you’ll find these wonderful neighborhoods, all with easy access to Duck Village via the Duck Trail.

Tuckahoe

Tuckahoe is an ocean to sound community that offers guest access to a community pool, tennis courts, and sound side pier with parking area.

The Tides

The Tides is a small Oceanside neighborhood south of Duck Village.

Bias Shores

Park your car for the week and enjoy the peace and serenity of this quiet and private Oceanside community. Easy access to Duck Village shops and restaurants for a quick lunch or after a day at the beach.

Ocean Crest

Bias Shores is an ocean to sound community that offers guest access to a community pool, tennis courts, and sound side pier.

Jaycrest

Some of the sound side homes in this neighborhood have access to the Ocean Crest community amenities (check individual property description for details).

Nantucket

Enchanting sunsets await you in this beautiful sound side condominium complex in Duck. Only a short distance to the beach, Nantucket amenities highlight this complex: indoor community pool, outdoor tennis court, sound front gazebo and beach, small boat dock.


Outstanding ocean views from this special vacation home.Level 1:3 bedrooms (1 with King, flat screen TV, private bath; 1 with King & flat screen TV; 1 w/pyramid bunk, trundle & flat screen TV - each bedroom has half bath and shared tub & shower); laundry closet.Level 2:Bedroom (1 King, flat screen TV, private bath). Large
0012 - SANDERLING FANTASEA
Linens No Smoking
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanfront Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths 2 half baths
Guests 9 guests
Enjoy your beach vacation in this cozy and comfortable bungalow. Shore-Nuf is only a short walk to the beach and to Duck Village to enjoy fantastic shopping and wonderful restaurants.Level 1:Park grill; parkingLevel 2:Great room has a comfortable living area with flat screen TV and well equipped kitchen with laundry closet. 3 bedrooms (2
1256 - SHORE-NUF
Pets Alllowed Linens No Smoking
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 3 bedrooms
Bathrooms 2 baths
Guests 6 guests
“Lady Cortez” is located in Duck’s Carolina Dunes Oceanside community and is an easy walk to the ocean and private sound access as well as the walking and bike path that leads to the quaint Village of Duck, NC. This spacious, bright and well maintained six bedroom home with Private Pool and Hot Tub will be the perfect getaway for
1344 - LADY CORTEZ
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 6 bedrooms
Bathrooms 5 baths 1 half baths
Guests 14 guests
Take a Seafari in this fun Outer Banks rental! Enjoy spectacular ocean views from this home’s unique observation tower, with chairs and a table to sit back and take in the views. This home is located a short walk from the beach in the highly desirable town of Duck. The popular Duck shops and restaurants are just a bike ride away. If you&rsquo
0345 - SEAFARI
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 2 baths
Guests 8 guests
Watch the dolphins play and the sunrise over the Atlantic. Then, relax while watching the sunset over the Currituck Sound all from the comfort of "Beach Break." Located high on the hill for which Sandhills was named, this fabulous home boasts incredible ocean views. The private pool is only a few of its many amenities.Level 1:Recreation r
1015 - BEACH BREAK
Pets Alllowed Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanfront-Semi Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 4 baths 1 half baths
Guests 12 guests
Carolina Dreamin' features a large, central great room with cathedral ceiling, a well-equipped kitchen, 5 bedrooms each with private bath, hardwood floors in the kitchen and great room. In addition, a large deck extending the entire width of the house can be utilized by all to enjoy the ocean breezes and gorgeous sunrises. Ocean view from 2nd l
0682 - CAROLINA DREAMIN' (formerly MacDonald)
Pets Alllowed Linens No Smoking
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanfront Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 5 baths 1 half baths
Guests 12 guests
Water views surround “Osprey’s Catch”, a spacious Outer Banks home located high on a hill just a mile north of the town of Duck. This home is characterized by panoramic sound views to the west and ocean views to the east from the ships watch and sundeck. This spacious retreat offers four gatherings areas, master bedrooms and popul
1313 - OSPREYS CATCH
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 8 bedrooms
Bathrooms 6 baths 1 half baths
Guests 16 guests
Enjoy all the beach has to offer while staying at Sweet Carolina! This home is an easy walk to the ocean and beach, as well as a short walk to a beautiful dock on the sound where you can view gorgeous sunsets, fish or crab. Step out front to community tennis courts and two community pools, one of which is sound side with a pier out over the sound!
1358 - SWEET CAROLINA
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths
Guests 10 guests
Location! Location! Location! Just 175 yards to beach access. Beautiful horizon ocean views! Conveniently located in the heart of Duck. This ideal getaway is perfectly situated: you’re just steps away from a relaxing and refreshing day at the beach, or from the activities and attractions of the town.Level 1:3 bedrooms (1 with Queen and deck a
0987 - ABSOLUTE RELAXATION
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 2 baths
Guests 8 guests
Goss-a-mer offers many opportunities for relaxation – on the shaded front porch in a rocking chair or in the sun on the wrap around deck. Enjoy a short walk to the beach or to the sound to take in a terrific sunrise or sunset! The many amenities can create the perfect vacation!Level 1:Game room with 40” flat screen Smart TV/DVD player a
1135 - GOSS-A-MER
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths
Guests 8 guests
Enjoy your “Ultimate Fantasy” in this elegantly-casual 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath beach home. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled family vacation, this house has it all. Enjoy amazing sunsets from the decks, the pool, or while enjoying a cool drink in the gazebo area. There is something for everyone with
1007 - ULTIMATE FANTASY
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths 1 half baths
Guests 10 guests
Looking for an extraordinary beach home? You've found one. Liddy's offers a huge back yard w/pool, horizon ocean view, beautiful decor, easy ocean access & a short walk to Duck's wonderful shops & restaurants.Ground Level:Recreation room w/flat screen TV, DVD, pool table, pool deck access and a kitchenette with sink, microwave,
1074 - LIDDYS RETREAT
Pets Alllowed Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Soundside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 6 bedrooms
Bathrooms 5 baths 1 half baths
Guests 12 guests

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