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Pet Friendly Outer Banks Vacations

Take man's best friend to the most beautiful beach on earth! A pet friendly Outer Banks vacation can be one of the most memorable ever. The wide beaches on the Outer Banks make bringing your pet a very desirable thing to do. No pet friendly vacation would be complete without great area information and pet resources for you on the OBX.

Below you will find helpful pet tips, town ordinances regarding dog friendly vacations, and creative ideas for your pet friendly trips to the OBX. At Southern Shores Realty, we want you to have the best vacation with your pets ever!

Pet Friendly Homes

Click for a detailed list of nearly 200 pet friendly vacation homes Southern Shores Realty provides. Whether you are seeking a small beach cottage for two or a luxury oceanfront vacation rental for the entire family, we have pet-friendly vacation rentals in all sizes and areas!

Pet Vacation Checklist

Now that you have reserved the perfect pet friendly vacation rental, it's time to pack! Sometimes packing can be pretty hectic and we want your vacation experience to go as smoothly as possible. Because of this, we have put together a packing checklist for you and your pets.

Outer Banks Pet Friendly Beach Activities

Now that you have found a pet friendly home, packed everything you will need for your pet, it's time to get to the beach. A lot of us wonder what can my dog do at the beach since it's so hot out? Well, here is a list of things we recommend doing with your pup.

Pet Friendly Outer Banks Dining

Why leave your 4 legged family members at home? Bring them with you on your night out on the town. Here is a list of restaurants that welcome your pet to their outdoor dining areas. We recommend some "table manners" training prior to bringing them to a restaurant.

Leash Laws

For each town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, there are different regulations regarding bringing your dog to the beach. We welcome them into the area to have as much fun as possible while at the same time keeping in mind the safety of others.

Pet Stores

Your pets are bound to have some fun stepping into these beachy pet stores. You and your pets will both enjoy these shops, which sell everything your pets need and want!

Boarding & Veterinary

What should you do with your dog while the family goes on an all-day shopping excursion or attend an event that doesn't allow pets? The services below will have you covered!

Beach Tips for Pets

When you are planning to bring your pet to enjoy your Outer Banks vacation with you, you need to prepare and pack for him or her, just as you would for your other children. You'll want to ensure that your doggie has everything necessary to have a safe, fun, relaxing and fun vacation!

Dog Parks

There are plenty of fun and engaging things to do with your family pet while you are staying in your Outer Banks vacation rental. After all those warm naps on the beach, your dog will appreciate a trip to one of these interactive attractions!