Each town and village on the Outer Banks tends to have its own set of beach regulations. We encourage you to read up on your specific destination prior to your vacation.
Carova & the 4-Wheel Drive Beaches Ready for some off-road adventure? Carova, Swan Beach and the other 4-wheel drive beaches are located just north of Corolla. There are no paved roads and a 4x4 truck or SUV is a must! You may even see wild mustangs walking on the beach or grazing along the backroads. Learn about rules, safety guidelines, beach driving and other Carova, NC topics.
Corolla Beaches Corolla, NC vacationers fall in love with the wide, soft, sandy beaches. Offering both private and public beach accesses, excellent lifeguards and countless opportunities for family fun! Learn more about Corolla, NC beach accesses, safety and regulations.
Duck Beaches Duck, NC vacationers, residents and invited guests enjoy private access to lovely and uncrowded beaches. You won't find any public beach accesses but you will find miles of peaceful coastline, lifeguard stands and families playing in the waves. Learn more about Duck, NC's beach regulations, leash laws and lifeguarded beaches.
Beaches in Southern Shores & Kitty Hawk These two classic beach towns have very different regulations. Southern Shores only offers private beach access to residents and guests, while Kitty Hawk offers numerous public beach accesses. However, both towns boast gorgeous coastline! Learn more about beach regulations and access in Kitty Hawk and Southern Shores, NC.