Outer Banks pet-friendly rentals

A beach vacation of smiles and sandy paws awaits.
A dog named Archie
beach house near the ocean in the outer banks

ocean facing deck of outer banks vacation rental with adirondack chairs

Explore OBX with your favorite four-legged adventurer

Hit the beach together, furry family members included, on a trip away to North Carolina’s Outer Banks. This chain of barrier islands stretches over 175 miles long, with no shortage of beautiful views and pristine shorelines. During your stay, you’ll find plenty of family-friendly and dog-friendly things to do, from picking up a game of frisbee by the water to surfing lessons. Grab an Outer Banks pet-friendly vacation rental, in any of its coastal villages, and let the good times roll.

Drone shot of the vacation rentals in Corolla, NC with the ocean in the foreground.



Discover the perfect pet-friendly vacation destination in the Outer Banks in Corolla. Don't miss the chance to experience the Currituck Beach Lighthouse and spot wild Spanish Mustangs on the northernmost beaches with your furry friend.

Find the perfect dog-friendly destination on the Outer Banks

Lovely beach house in North Carolina with pampas bushes surrounding the property

Laid-back and friendly, with seven villages to explore, Hatteras Island stretches nearly half the length of all the Outer Banks.

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Kill Devil Hills
Kill Devil Hills

With an assortment of nature preserves, fishing piers, and the Wright Brothers Museum, there’s no better place for your vacation to take flight.

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Drone shot of a blue rental home and surrounding area overlooking the ocean in Avon, NC.

You’ll be hard-pressed to find more calming scenes than Avon’s pristine sands and beachy breezes. Splash in the water with Fido or seek out the perfect souvenir.

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The view from the deck of a Buxton, NC vacation rental looking to the ocean.

Keep close to the coast in a family pet-friendly rental just a short walk from the beach. Uncommercialized and uncrowded, Buxton is a favorite spot to enjoy a slower pace.

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Drone shot of a vacation rental In OBX in Salvo, NC.

Fish, float, bike, hike, and explore with your furry friend by your side. Grab a pet-friendly beach house and relax to the sound of crashing waves—the choice is yours.

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Drone shot of vacation rentals near a river and ocean in Frisco, NC.

Frisco is home to fun family activities like mini-golf and go-kart racing where you can enjoy a little friendly competition, not to mention serene pet-friendly beaches everyone can enjoy.

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Birds eye view of Kitty Hawk, NC.
Southern Shores

Nestled between Duck and Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores is an ideal spot to catch up on a great beach read, sightsee by paddle board, or build sandcastles with the little ones.

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The deck overlooking the ocean at a vacation rental in the Outer Banks.

Famous for its sports fishing and incredible sunrises, book yourself a pet-friendly vacation home to enjoy the best of relaxation and adventure.

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Drone shot overlooking the coast of Waves, NC and its vacation rentals.

With little to no commercial activity, Waves is an excellent place to escape the hustle and bustle of big city life. The area is popular with surfers, kiteboarders, and windsurfers, who use the area's many water sport rental companies.

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Drone shot of a vacation rental with a pool in Duck, NC.

While the Outer Banks is a popular vacation destination, Duck is a best-kept secret known for its beautiful beaches, waterfront access, and pet-friendly rentals.

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sunset ocean views from outer banks vacation home
Kitty Hawk

Visit the birthplace of aviation at the Wright Brothers Memorial or spot otters and turtles at Kitty Hawk Woods Coastal Reserve near your pet-friendly OBX rental.

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Drone shot of Nags Head.
Nags Head

Enjoy a peaceful stroll on the empty beaches side by side with your pup, dig into fresh seafood, or book a dolphin cruise for an amazing coastal adventure.

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The pool area of a vacation rental in Corolla, NC.


Barefoot Crab WH4039

7 Bed | 6.5 bath home in Corolla

Stay a stone’s throw from the beach at this breezy pet-friendly rental, ideal for families and large groups. Unwind in the sunshine with a swath of amenities at your fingertips, like a private pool and kiddie pool, a hot tub, a hot tub, a game room, a sand volleyball court, and more. With endless opportunities for entertainment and downtime, your dream beach vacation is just beginning.

Pet-friendly rentals with private pools

Nothing says “family time” quite like an afternoon spent by the pool. Book your Outer Banks family getaway at a pet-friendly vacation rental with a pool so you can enjoy endless access to even more waves.

OBX homes with a fenced-in yard

Play even more with better peace of mind in a pet-friendly rental with an enclosed yard.

The living room of a vacation rental in Corolla, NC.


Camelot 125

Located on Corolla

Enjoy a family beach escape in Corolla with your furry friends. Partial ocean views, a private pool, and even baby-friendly amenities await. Relax in the hot tub or gather in the fully-equipped kitchen and spacious great room. Don't miss out on shared tennis courts, a playground, and more nearby fun.

Dog-friendly beach condos

Consider booking a condo or townhouse for a cozy and affordable stay in the Outer Banks, with shared amenities and opportunities to connect with fellow travelers.

A back deck with four blue chairs overlooking the Kinnakeet Shores community.


Kinnakeet Shores - Avon, NC

Enjoy making a few more friends and playmates for your dog with Kinnakeet Shores’ welcoming beachside community. Enjoy resort-style amenities and convenient access to the beach for a carefree trip away.

OBX rentals with dock access

With a private dock, you can fish, boat, or simply relax and soak up the stunning water views. Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an outdoor adventure, a home with a dock is the perfect choice for an epic waterfront experience.

The interior of a fishing friendly vacation rental living room on Hatteras Island.


Camp Tahuna #11-H

Located on Hatteras

Step into the maritime haven of Camp Tahuna, where the waterfront calls and every corner exudes coastal charm. Relax amidst rich hardwood floors and pine walls adorned with fishing trophies. Step outside to your private boat slip or unwind at the bar crafted from a sportfishing boat's stern. Book now and embrace the coastal magic of Camp Tahuna.

Pet-friendly rentals within steps of the beach

Skip the commute to the beach and get more time playing by the waves with your pup. With a beach access pet-friendly rental, you can take all your morning and evening walks in the sand.

Outer Banks pet-friendly rental FAQ

The Outer Banks is definitely a top pet-friendly vacation destination, with a large selection of pet-friendly rentals, restaurants, and activities. From pet-friendly fishing tours to scenic walking trails, you won’t have to worry about leaving your dog at home.

Dogs are allowed on many beaches throughout the Outer Banks. Though different villages have varying rules and regulations about leash use and pet-friendly hours, your best bet for where to go would be to search the specific coastal town you have your eye on.

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