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Many people who visit the Outer Banks feel that it’s the most relaxing place in the United States. Considering the size of the United States, that’s quite a thought. Even if it’s not the most relaxing location in the country, it’s definitely worth visiting. In order to visit, you will need to look into Outer Banks hotels.

The first thing you should know is that the majority of hotels in Outer Banks, NC are on Shallowbag Bay, not the ocean. To be more specific, an Outer Banks hotel is most likely to be located near Roanoke Island or Scarboro Creek. Both types of Outer Banks North Carolina hotels offer beauty and serenity. Some people might have difficulty making a decision between these two locations, but you can look at it as a positive because it will be an excuse to return again in the future. If you want to stay on the ocean, then it’s recommended that you look into hotels in Nags Head.

There are many different types of hotels in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. If you’re looking for Outer Banks cheap hotel deals, then you might want to look into cottages first. While these cottages don’t fit the traditional definition of a hotel, they are more affordable. Common amenities include a full kitchen, a living room, at least one bedroom, a fireplace, a flat-screen TV, and a porch with rocking chairs. It doesn’t get more relaxing than that.

Or does it? If you prefer a tradition hotel and you choose to book one of the many hotel suites available, then you will have an opportunity to experience even more luxury. The best place to find such hotel suites is in Nags Head, which is where you will find oceanfront hotels. This area makes for ideal family Outer Banks vacations. There are true resorts where suites might come with their own hot tub, ocean views, a balcony large enough to fit a table and chairs, a flat-screen TV, a mini-fridge and an overall sense of opulence. Some of these high-end resorts even qualify as pet friendly hotels.

With regards to activities in the Outer Banks, you will have a lot to choose from. These activities include lying out on the beach, swimming, fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Attractions include the Lost Colony, Elizabeth Gardens, and Festival Park.