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.


Just a short (440 yards) walk to the beach and to great Duck shopping, park and restaurants (4/10 mile), this house is twice the life and twice the fun. New pool deck increasing size of pool area with privacy fence and more room for grilling.  Pool can be illuminated at night for a beautiful outdoor space.Level 1:4 bedrooms (1 with Queen,
0470 - DOUBLE CHAI
Pets Alllowed Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths 1 half baths
Guests 10 guests
Completely Renovated for the 2023 season!!“Sandy Pointe” is the perfect spot for your Outer Banks Beach Vacation! Located in the Ocean Dunes Community in the heart of Duck and on a quiet cul-de-sac, this home is a short walk to the beach (at a life guarded beach access) and the quaint Village with many Restaurants, shops and a soun
1370 - SANDY POINTE
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths
Guests 8 guests
Your stay in this OBX vacation rental will feel like Serendipity. Ocean views await you in this 5 bedroom, 4 ½ bath oceanfront home. Play a game of pool in the recreation room or take a dip in the private pool. Splinters will be the last things on your mind thanks to Timbertech decks and radiance rails. Beach access is just a few steps away
0528 - SERENDIPITY
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanfront Turn Day: Monday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 4 baths 1 half baths
Guests 10 guests
This custom home is beautiful, unique and well-planned. Offering wonderful views of the sound, a private pool, and top-of-the-line furnishings and appointments. Witness one of those world-famous Outer Banks sunsets from the spacious sundecks. This home is the perfect choice for your next family getaway.Level 1:Bedroom (with Twins), bath (with tiled
0979 - A SOUND ESCAPE
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Soundside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 4 baths
Guests 8 guests
Delightful home in Duck Landing with private beach access and a short walk to Duck Village shops and restaurants. 345 yards to beach access.Level 1:Bedroom (with Queen). Recreation room TV, DVD player, Foosball, full refrigerator with ice maker, sink, 1 Queen futon, full bath (with door to bedroom and second door to hallway). Picnic table, grill, a
0488 - SEA ESCAPE
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 6 bedrooms
Bathrooms 6 baths 1 half baths
Guests 16 guests
“SEAS THE DAY” is centrally located in the heart of Duck with convenient access to the beach, sound, shops, restaurants, the Duck Town Park with open lawn space, and the sound front boardwalk to catch the breathtaking sunsets! You can park your vehicle on your arrival day and not need it again until you depart. Enjoy the private pool an
1104 - SEAS THE DAY
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 2 baths 1 half baths
Guests 8 guests
Duck Calls is a bright, tastefully decorated, and landscaped home with private access to the ocean and sound. Close to the walking/biking trail into Duck. Enjoy magnificent sunsets from the furnished open deck and the large, breezy front porch.Level 1:Laundry; half bath next to outdoor shower near pool.Level 2:3 bedrooms (2 with Queen; 1 with Pyram
1163 - DUCK CALLS
Pets Alllowed Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 4 bedrooms
Bathrooms 2 baths 1 half baths
Guests 8 guests
Located one mile from the Village of Duck. Guests are just a few steps from the community tennis courts and pool. Enjoy crabbing/sunset on the (gated) sound side, or take a short walk to the ocean. After a day of fun in the sun, take a short walk on the Duck trail that leads to the Park, Village Amphitheater (free concerts), soundside boardwalk, Du
0775 - BEYOND SIMPLICITY
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Soundside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 4 baths 1 half baths
Guests 10 guests
The long days of summer are yours to enjoy in this wonderfully designed home. Just a short distance to the beach and a large kitchen make this a great family home and allows for easy entertaining. Enjoy lazy days by your very own private pool and evening soaks in the hot tub.Level 1:1 bedroom (with 2 Bunk sets); recreation room with half bath, wet
1063 - GRILLIN AND CHILLIN
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Saturday
Bedrooms 6 bedrooms
Bathrooms 3 baths 1 half baths
Guests 12 guests
If you'd like to relax and take in all Duck has to offer, then this bright and airy home is your ideal vacation destination! The home features a well equipped kitchen, large dining area, comfortably appointed living spaces, and multiple deck options for your leisure. Dine alfresco on the screened porch or lounge on one of the decks. Splash in t
1348 - SWEET RETREAT
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 6 bedrooms
Bathrooms 5 baths 1 half baths
Guests 12 guests
Pack up and start “Driftin South” to your very own VACATION PARADISE on the Outer Banks!...This home is located in the Sea Acres Community of Duck and will provide your family with great, lasting memories, without needing to move your vehicle the entire week! You will be conveniently located in town where it's an easy to walk or bik
1374 - DRIFTIN SOUTH
Hot Tub Linens No Smoking Private Pool
Community: Duck Type: Homes Location: Oceanside Turn Day: Sunday
Bedrooms 5 bedrooms
Bathrooms 4 baths 1 half baths
Guests 10 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

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