The Outer Banks is bike friendly!

Biking on the OBX

The Outer Banks offers a variety of paths for bicyclist including wide paved shoulders, multi-use paths, side paths, bridge improvements, and 3 designated bicycle routes. Whether you are a leisure rider or a serious cyclist the Outer Banks has a biking experience for you and your entire family.

You can bike the entire length of the Outer Banks from Corolla to Ocracoke. The Outer Banks coastline offers an almost entirely flat landscape with the exception of a few bridges. In addition to the flat landscape there is typically a nice breeze anywhere from 5-15mph. Along your bike path you are also likely to encounter yellow “Bicycles- Share the Road“ signs, these signs are placed along US-158, US 64, NC-168, 264, NC-34, and NC 12. Please remember to use caution; especially during summer months when motor vehicle traffic and foot traffic is at its heaviest. 

Don’t have room to pack your bike? Don’t worry! A variety of bikes and bike accessories like beach cruisers, helmets, kids’ bikes, kiddy kart trailers and more are available for rent throughout the Outer Banks.

Bicycle Shops

Beach Toy Rentals
7128 South Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC 27959
(252) 715-5141

Island Cycles
41074 NC Highway 12, Avon, NC 27915
(252) 995-4336

Just for the Beach Rentals
Locations in Corolla, Duck, & Kill Devil Hills
866-OBX-RENT

Kitty Hawk Cycle Company
Delivers to you! (no retail location)
(252) 261-2060

Manteo Cyclery
627 South US-64, Manteo, NC 27954
(252) 305-0306

Ocean Atlantic Rentals
Locations in Corolla, Duck, Kill Devil Hills, & Avon
(252) 261-7368

Outer Banks Bicycle
203 South Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 480-3399

VayK Gear
(May be included in your reservation)
Customer Service: (888) 577-7412
Check out our VayK Gear page here.

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