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How to Create the Best Vacation to the Outer Banks in March

01/29/2021 | by Joseph Mitchell | Outer Banks Travel Tips

You’re sitting at home waiting for your summer vacation to roll around. Hint: you don’t have to! The Outer Banks in March is an incredible time to visit the North Carolina coast with your family! So, what are you waiting for? Come enjoy your spring break in our coastal paradise! 

If you want to discover more ways to make the most of your spring adventure in the Outer Banks, be sure to download our complimentary Vacation Guide. It’s full of the best restaurants, attractions, and activities in our area! 

Outer Banks Weather in March 

March is a fantastic time to visit the Outer Banks, especially if you want to beat the crowdsDaily temperatures typically stay in the 60s and high 50s, making it a perfect month to relax and enjoy the great outdoors without the searing summer heat. Being that it’s the coast, rain comes and goes somewhat frequently, but it’s worth it that you don’t have to battle the summer crowds, aside from the random spring break week here and there towards the end of the month. 

3 of the Best Things to Do in the Outer Banks in March 

Spend Lazy Days on the Sand 

There’s nothing better than relaxing on the beaches of the North Carolina coast, especially without summer crowds. Head to Nags Head Beach and Kill Devil Hills Beach during your trip to the Outer Banks in March for plenty of family fun.  

Discover the Unique History of the OBX 

The North Carolina coast is full of rich heritage revolving around centuries of maritime history. Roanoke Island is home to a handful of these attractions, including Fort Raleigh National Historic SiteRoanoke Island Festival Park, and “The Lost Colony” play. You can also head over to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills to see the location of the first flight. These are all fantastic places to check out during your visit to the Outer Banks in March. 

Enjoy the Beautiful Spring Weather 

Make the most of your Outer Banks spring adventure by exploring the beautiful outdoors. Whether you love watersports, hiking, biking, or swimming, there’s something here for everyone. The Alligator River National Wildlife RefugeNags Head Woods Preserve Trail, and Jockey’s Ridge State Park are just a few of the wilderness areas unique to the coast. 

Book Your Spring Vacation With Pirate’s Cove Manteo Lighthouse

Your Pirate’s Cove vacation rental property is the perfect place to call home during your Outer Banks adventure! We offer an array of rental options, including homes in condos in a gated communitydowntown Manteo, and several condo complexes bordering scenic Roanoke Sound. Each location gives you easy access to the shops and restaurants in town, attractions like the Outer Banks Aquarium, Elizabethan Gardens, and The Lost Colony show. You’re also a quick 10-minute drive from the sandy shores of Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills 

Heard enough? Start planning your North Carolina beach vacation today by booking one of our properties! We look forward to welcoming you to the Pirate’s Cove family.