Nags Head is the largest town on North Carolina's Outer Banks (land-wise) and is located on a barrier island. It is known for having the largest living sand dune on the east coast which is continually changing due to wind and erosion. Jockey's Ridge is that large sand dune that you can climb to the top and see both the Roanoke Sound and the Atlantic Ocean at the same time. It's a popular place for hang gliding and kite flying as well.
Nags Head has a history of being a much-loved vacationers' paradise, and the sentiment is as true today as it was in the mid-1800s. There is never a lack of activity to do in Nags Head. The town of Nags Head includes some famous Outer Banks attractions, restaurants, shopping, wildlife, and fabulous beaches. Often you will hear non-locals refer to the Outer Banks as "Nags Head" even though they may actually be in another town! Read More
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So well renowned that many Outer Banks visitors use its name to describe the region, the town of Nags Head epitomizes the true Outer Banks vacation experience. From Nag Head’s earliest beginnings as a summer OBX vacation destination, it has been a haven for tourists looking to explore the North Carolina coast for over 150 years. Several historic beach cottages and oceanfront hotels remain, still accommodating guests just as they have for decades.
While Outer Banks visitors can see classic Nags Head OBX cottage architecture and style along the main highways, things have remained even more so as they once were in the area’s natural environments. The tallest natural sand dune system in the eastern United States, Jockey's Ridge offers hikers unparalleled views of Nags Head from its sandy hills. Many historic Outer Banks fishing piers, such as Jennette’s Pier at milepost 16.5, have lined the gorgeous OBX oceanfront since early 1900’s. Plentiful public beach accesses can be found on the sandy coast, making it easy to take in the amazing views of the legendary Nags Head sunrises over crashing waves.
If you’re looking for unique experiences during your Outer Banks vacation, look no further. Business throughout Nags Head is still very much family operated and maintains a small town atmosphere. Outer Banks vacationers will find many one-of-a-kind delicious dining options and endless local shopping options. Looking for something exciting? Adventure awaits at historic landmarks and recreation parks, and watersports and tours are aplenty. Book your Nags Head Outer Banks beach vacation today!