Nags Head is centrally located on the Outer Banks between the Northern Beaches and Hatteras Island. Its location provides access to great activities, adventure and attractions. Nags Head provides easy access to the beach and sound while providing the modern amenities needed. As one of the oldest towns on the Outer Banks, the rich history and beautiful nature of Nags Head does not disappoint.
Nature and history collide at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. Jockeys Ridge is the largest living sand dune on the east coast. The State Park offers educational classes and activities as well as hiking maps for you to experience the ridge. Jockey’s Ridge is known for its great wind and makes the perfect place to fly a kite. For the more adventurous, hang gliding lessons are also offered at the ridge.
For anglers, Nags head is one of the best places on the Outer Banks and the east coast to fish. Nags Head has many piers for fishing use as well as Oregon Inlet that gives access to the Atlantic for fisherman. Deep sea fishing charters are very popular in Nags Head. Learn about the wildlife of the Outer Banks at Jennette’s Pier. Jennette’s Pier also offers camps and classes for family members of all ages. The beaches are ranked nationally and water activities are a favorite. Many surf competitions are held in Nags Head every year because of the beaches above average east coast waves. It is also a great place for kiteboarders.
Nags Head also offers great shopping and restaurants. Many restaurants in Nags Head have been open over thirty years and are still run by the original Outer Banks families. Shopping in boutiques throughout Nags Head is also an experience any one can enjoy. Golfers will also enjoy Nags Head for its popular golf courses.
Nags Head offers a variety of fun for the entire family. Home owners enjoy the proximity to activities and necessities while still enjoying the pristine nature that makes Nags Head great.
Nags Head Communities
South Creek Acres
In the heart of South Nags Head sits South Creek Acres. This community allows its guests to make the most of Nags Head’s beautiful natural surroundings. To the west of South Creek Acres sits part of Cape Hatteras National Wildlife Refuge and to the east, the beach! The beach and the wildlife refuge, when combined, create amazing views for you to enjoy. In addition to the spectacular views and convenient beach access, the community offers a private pool and private tennis courts on the same sub division road as its homes. See for yourself why so many people have fallen in love with the tranquil South Creek Acres lifestyle!
The Village at Nags Head
The Village at Nags Head offers Outer Banks living at its finest! While the community is made up of many different “villages,” they all have beautiful homes and offer a variety of amenities. All homes in The Village at Nags Head are welcome to use the private bath house and beach access at milepost 14. The Village at Nags Head also has its very own beach club featuring a junior Olympic sized pool, kiddie pool, snack bar, and bath house! The Village at Nags Head has become an example of what Nags Head living should look like with its beautiful homes and amazing amenities.
Old Nags Head Cove
Located in the heart of Nags Head is Old Nags Head Cove. This beautifully designed community features beautiful homes and great amenities. In addition to offering many canal front properties, Old Nags Head Cove features its very own boat ramp, club house, and community pool. If you enjoy being out on the water or simply taking in the beauty of the Roanoke Sound, Old Nags Head Cove is for you!
Just south of Jockey’s Ridge is South Ridge. The properties of South Ridge take advantage of the community’s various elevation changes to offer some of Nags Head’s best views of the Roanoke Sound and surrounding area. The community is located on the west side of the bypass (South Croatan Highway) and is just a short drive from the beach or grocery store.