The town of Duck is a quiet, charming northern Outer Banks seaside town.The wide un-crowded beaches have been ranked among the top in the nation. The town is 7 miles of clean beaches, miles of bike path and a walkable village with shops, restaurants, and a sound front park.It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Currituck Sound, Duck stretches from Southern Shores to the Dare County/Currituck line.

Duck, NC Vacation Homes and Communities

Duck has become one of the most popular family beach destinations in the country. Duck’s vacation homes range from quaint condos, to magnificent oceanfront mansions.These homes are located from ocean to sound and provide all the comforts of home, as well as a few bonus features.  

Vacation homes in Duck are located in small communities such as Four Seasons, Sanderling, Tuckahoe, and Georgetown Sands, and are some of the most popular communities for rentals. All the communities are within a close proximity to shopping, restaurants, and of course, the beach. Some of the communities offer community pools, and tennis courts, and a few have access to local golf courses. If you are looking for a quiet, romantic getaway, or a fun filled family reunion, Duck has a place for your perfect vacation.  

Things to Do in Duck, NC

There are many festivals and events to look for in the town of Duck. The coastal town also offers unique shopping with many locally owned boutiques, and cottage shops.There are several shopping centers clustered together if you would like to make a day trip. You'll find toy shops, book stores, women’s boutiques and art galleries all tucked away in the heart of Duck.  

If something on the water is what you are after, try fishing, or rent a kayak, or Jet Ski. Learn to windsurf, or go parasailing. Many rental companies offer surf lessons with the rentals, or rent a bike and use the bike path to ride up to the Duck Research Pier. There are many adventures for the skilled outdoorsman, or the vacationer who is looking for an activity outside their comfort zone. 

The restaurants in Duck are some of the best on the Outer Banks. Dine on the deck watching the sunset over the sound at The Blue Point, or savor a glass of wine under a canopy of live oaks.Take everyone out for a fresh seafood dinner, or grab a slice of pizza and enjoy an ice cream cone. 

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Featured Events

Duck Jazz Festival

October, 7, 2017 2017-10-07 Recurring Daily — 2017-10-08

Come out to the 2017 Duck Jazz Festival in the Duck Town Park! Enjoy live music from different jazz performers beginning on Saturday, October 7th through Sunday, October 8th. The 2016 festival was canceled due to Hurricane Matthew so come on out this year and join in on the fun! For more information, visit the Duck Jazz Festival Website

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Featured Activities

OBX Wind Surfing and Sailing with Norbanks

Address: 1314 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949


Phone Number: (252) 261-2900

Nor'Banks has been the best place to rent Sailboats on the Outer Banks since 1979. Rent Daysailors, Catamarans and Trimarans and more!

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