See Why Bike Rentals on the Outer Banks Are a Vacation Must

The Outer Banks is the perfect place for those looking for relaxation and to get away from it all. As a bike-friendly community, visitors are encouraged to explore on two wheels. It is a great way to experience the serene landscape and coastal charm. Bike rentals on the Outer Banks are very popular and are something you should consider for your next vacation. Choose from hourly, daily, or weekly rentals, depending on the company. Some bike rental companies even offer “bike bundles” … so everyone in your group will have a bike to ride.

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Cycling allows you to slow down and take the opportunity to experience your surroundings. Pedal your way to local shops, restaurants, attractions, and even the beach. Discover hidden gems that you might miss from a car. Here’s why renting a bicycle during your Outer Banks vacation is a fantastic idea, along with a list of the best bike rental companies in Corolla, Duck, and Southern Shores.

Why Rent a Bicycle in the Outer Banks?


Scenic Routes and Bike-Friendly Paths

The Outer Banks boasts scenic bike paths that are perfect for leisurely rides or more adventurous cycling. You’ll find 10 miles of paved multi-use paths connecting Duck, Corolla, and Southern Shores. Experience easy access to local shops and eateries… while riding under the glorious shade of live oak trees. Your family will enjoy this safe and family-friendly activity.

Click here for a map of the OBX bike paths.


Eco-Friendly Exploration

Choosing to bike around the Outer Banks is not only good for your health but also beneficial for the environment. Reducing your carbon footprint while enjoying the islands’ natural beauty is a win-win.


Access to Hidden Spots

Biking allows you to access secluded beaches, quaint local shops, and lesser-known attractions that are often missed when traveling by car. You can stop whenever you like to take photos, picnic, or enjoy the view.


Avoiding Traffic and Parking Hassles

During peak tourist seasons, traffic can be a little heavy, and finding parking can sometimes be challenging. Biking eliminates these concerns, providing a stress-free way to get around.


Health Benefits

Cycling is a great way to stay active while on vacation. It’s a low-impact exercise that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels, making it a perfect family-friendly activity.


Best Bike Rentals for Outer Banks: Corolla, Duck, and Southern Shores


OBX Beach Toy Rental

821 Ocean Trail

Corolla, NC

Offering a wide range of beach cruisers in various sizes, OBX Toy Rental ensures you have the right equipment for your cycling adventure. They serve the area of both Corolla and Duck. Delivery is available when you rent two or more bikes.


Just for the Beach Rentals

520 B Old Stoney Road

Corolla, NC

Known for its excellent customer service, Just for the Beach Rentals offers high-quality bike rentals with options for daily or weekly rates. Their convenient locations and delivery service are very convenient. They also provide helmets, bike baskets, and trailers for rent.


Duck Village Outfitters

1207 Duck Road

Duck, NC

Located conveniently in Duck, Duck Village Outfitters offers an extensive range of bikes for all ages and sizes. They provide free delivery and pick-up on orders over $100, ensuring a hassle-free rental experience. Guests of Paramount Destinations can receive 10% off via the Paramount Perks program.


Duck Cycle

1566 Duck Road

Duck, NC

Duck Cycle offers a variety of rental options, including beach cruisers, hybrids, and kids’ bikes. They also offer free delivery and pick-up, making it incredibly convenient to start your biking adventure.


Ocean Atlantic Rentals

1194 Duck Road

Duck, NC


103 A Corolla Light Town Center

Corolla, NC

This well-established rental company offers a wide selection of bikes and accessories in Corolla and Duck. With competitive prices and reliable service, Ocean Atlantic Rentals is a favorite among visitors. Inquire about their delivery service.


Kitty Hawk Kites

Multiple locations in Corolla and Duck

While primarily known for their kite and water sports equipment, Kitty Hawk Kites also offers a variety of bike rentals. Their knowledgeable staff can help you choose the perfect bike for your needs, and their delivery service makes renting a bike a breeze. Bike helmets are included with every rental.


Selecting from one of the many bike rentals on the Outer Banks doesn’t have to be a chore. Call or rent online, and be ready to pick up or have your bike delivered at the beginning of your vacation. Be sure to book early for the best availability.

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