Wednesday, November 17, 2021

The Most Exclusive Pet Friendly Beach Town on the Outer Banks - Duck


Welcome to Duck North Carolina

The most exclusive & pet friendly beach town on the Outer Banks is located in the first town of Dare County as you leave Currituck Beaches Explore the Pet-Friendly Beaches of Currituck from the northernmost portion of the Outer Banks peninsula. The town of Duck, North Carolina, is very exclusive.
Outer Banks Map - Islands, Towns & Villages

Because the town was developed by Dare County approving large beach home subdivisions, there is no public beach access. Therefore the only way to access the Atlantic oceanfront in the town of Duck is by obtaining a weekly beach home rental. 

Pets that vacation in the town of Duck have the most freedoms on the Atlantic beaches within the town oceanfront than any other portion of the Outer Banks.

Regarding driving on the beaches of the town of Duck, the following was posted by town officials:
"Vehicles are NOT permitted on our beach between May 1 and September 30. Vehicles are permitted during the other months of the year using designated PRIVATE vehicular access points. There are no PUBLIC access points for vehicles within the Town. Driving on the dunes is prohibited at all times!"

On the west side of the peninsula in the town of Duck, NC, is the pet-friendly "Duck Town Park & Soundside Boardwalk." There are so many amenities and features to this location that it is best to link to the Town of  Duck website for detailed information; please see: 

The town of Duck is very pet-friendly and inclusive, providing many adventures and events to explore. Another pet-friendly attraction in the town of Duck is "Outer Barks," a unique pet shop retailer that first opened its doors in the year 2000. Outer Barks is located at 1240 Duck Rd, Duck, NC 27949 and is a must-stop shop for all families with Pampered Pets.

There is an ongoing court case regarding the public access to the oceanfront in The Town of Duck. Philip S. Ruckle Jr. covers the latest developments on April 13, 2021, in The Coastland Times newspaper, "Court rules Duck beach access is private."

Up-Date on oceanfront access in The Town of Duck, NC case: 
by Outer Banks Voice on March 15th, 2022

Are you interested in planning a Pet-Friendly Outer Banks Destination Wedding? if so please see
The Town of Duck "Getting Married in Duck."

If you are interested in vacationing in the town of Duck, NC, please get in touch with one of the following Outer Banks Vacation Home Rental Companies that rent Pet-Friendly vacation homes in the beach town of Duck, NC.

1415 Duck Rd (Rt. 12)
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 261-6605

1197 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 261- 3934

1232 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 261-4614

1316 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 261-7911

1181 Duck Rd
Duck, NC 27949
(252) 457-1100 

1247 Duck Road
Duck, NC 27949

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