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Top 10 Reasons to Visit OBX in the Fall

7 Aug 2019
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Enjoy Uncrowded OBX Beaches in the Fall

The Outer Banks is a great place to visit in the fall. During the fall, the weather is a little cooler, the water is still warm, the beaches are less crowded, the fishing is at its peak, and there are plenty of awesome events. Stay in the Outer Banks during the off season, and still enjoy all it has to offer, at a discounted price.

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Outer Banks in the Fall

#10. Fishing

Fall in the Outer Banks is famous for fantastic fishing. Whether you choose pier fishing, surf fishing or charter fishing, you’re bound to have a catch! Learn more about the fishing piers here. Also, don't forget to check out the fishing tournament events as well.

#9. Running - The Outer Banks Marathon

The Outer Banks Marathon and other 5Ks and race are great reasons to visit the Outer Banks! There are many different events and themes held throughout the year. There is also a triathlon as well! Check out our outdoor events for more information

#8. Golfing in the Outer Banks

The Fall brings ideal temperatures for golf getaways! Choose from several prestigious golf courses on the Outer Banks! Rent one or multiple Kilmarlic Club Cottages and enjoy golf discounts, community pool and fitness center, on site bar and restaurant, and more. Browse all golf courses here.

#7 Festivals & Concerts

The Outer Banks has tons of annual events that happen in the fall, along with several beautiful venues for concerts and festivals!

The Annual Food Truck Showdown is on Sept. 8th

Outer Banks Jeep Jam is Sept 27th - 29th

Oink N' Oyster Roast is on Oct. 5th

The Duck Jazz Festival is on Oct. 12th

The Seafood Festival is on Oct. 19th

#6 Water Sports

#6. Watersports

Whether your sport is surfing, kiteboarding, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding or another awesome water sport, the Fall offers warm water temps and usual wave action to make for great water sports adventures! Rent watersports gear from Ocean Atlantic Atlantic Rentals so that way you don't have to travel with it. Beach Realty guests receive an exclusive discount!

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#5 Outer Banks Parade of Homes

The Outer Banks Parade of Homes will take place on October 10th – 13th. It is a self-guided tour of some of the finest new homes on the Outer Banks! Come check it out! More information.

#4 Outer Banks Seafood

The Fall offers great fishing.. with that brings great seafood! You’ll enjoy fresh fish, crabs, oysters and other catches in our many local seafood restaurants. You may also consider coming for the Outer Banks Seafood Festival or Oyster Festival.

#3 Less Traffic/Less Crowds

#3. Less Crowds and Less Traffic

The main reason why Fall is the locals favorite time of year is that there is less traffic and crowds! Since school has started for most, you’ll enjoy the beach mostly to yourself and you’ll get into restaurants with little to no wait!

#2 Affordable Vacation Homes

#2. Affordable Vacation Rentals

Weekly rates on Outer Banks vacation rentals drop dramatically in September and October. You can take advantage of peak weather at an affordable rate. Specials or deals may be available but Fall weekly rates are usually great to begin with and the best bargains book up fast! Search available homes for your Fall vacation now.

#1 Weather

#1. Fall Outer Banks Weather

The Fall, especially September and October, offers ideal air temperatures in the 70s and 80s. The water temps are usually warm in the high 60s/low 70s (but this can change daily with the wind direction). When you live here year-round, September and October quickly become your two favorite months! Less hot and humid and more breezy! Come visit the Outer Banks in the Fall and you’ll understand.

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