Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Outer Banks in the Fall

Fall on the Outer Banks

1. Goldilocks weather; not too hot, not too cold

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on the Outer Banks in autumn.

Average September temps are in the low 80s; October and November in the 60s-70s.
And the water is a pleasant mid-60s to mid-70s.

2. Low Fall rates

Great rates on fall Outer Banks vacation rentals.

An Outer Banks vacation home that rents for $3000 in peak season is as low as $1000
in autumn! Small homes and condos can rent for under $600/week.

3. We're flexible

Beautiful day at the pier on Hatteras Island, NC


Stay for a long weekend (3-5 nights) or choose one of our Freestyle properties.
Freestyle homes offer no minimum stays and you can check-in any day of the week.
Call 888-853-7770 to learn more.

4. Search for treasure

Outer Banks sea shells


Comb the beach early in the morning or after storms and you'll often find
unbroken shells, colorful sea glass, and maybe even a piece of a real OBX shipwreck!

5. Reel 'em in!

Surf fishing in the fall on Hatteras Island, NC


Fall fishing on the Outer Banks is known as some of the best on the East Coast.
Pier, surf, sound, or charterfishing - it's all good!

6. The beach is yours!

Uncrowded beaches in Nags Head, NC

You'll find uncrowded beaches and no long waits at local restaurants.

7. Shop til you drop

Outer Banks shopping TimBuckII Corolla, NC

Fall Outer Banks shopping offers fantastic deals at our unique boutiques,
surf shops, and local art galleries.

8. Golf, anyone?

Outer Banks golfing during the fall.


Great courses, lower rates, no sweat!
Championship golf courses can be found from Corolla to Nags Head.

9. Go on an adventure

Kayaking the sounds of the Outer Banks

Fall is the perfect time for surfing, kiteboarding, paddle boarding, kayaking, or hiking. Get going!

10. Make your friends jealous

Walking on the beach in Nags Head NC during the fall.

They're raking leaves, you're relaxing on the Outer Banks. You for the win!

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