Visit one of the best coastal small towns while you’re staying at our hotel near Duck, North Carolina. If you’re looking for a family vacation by the beach, Duck has been ranked by multiple travel channels with one of the best family beaches in the United States. There are no hotels in town, but our affordable hotel near Duck is just a seven-mile drive away.
Recognized as one of the “Top 15 Family-Friendly Beaches in America”, this beach is perfect whether you’re looking to lay out on the sand or get involved with some water sports! There is a public kayaking and canoeing launch spot on the beach but they accept kite-boarders and surfers as well! There are lifeguards on duty from 10 AM – 6 PM daily
Walk along the boardwalk through the park to the playground, perfect for kids looking to burn a little extra energy. Please note the dune walkovers and stick to the decking, sand paths, and paths set out to help preserve the dune system. These dunes are the community’s first line of defense against high waves.
Every October is Duck’s famous Jazz Festival, a full day of free live performances on two stages in the park! Bring chairs, blankets, and coolers to spend a beautiful day in the park, set to the sound of professional jazz musicians. There’s more free events during the summertime such as Yoga on the Green, Movies on the Sound, and magic shows. The staff here at our hotel near Duck are happy to recommend their favorite things to do in the Outer Banks!