What's the best way to experience the Outer Banks of North Carolina? By visiting, of course! If you aren't fortunate enough to frequent the barrier islands or live on a sand bar, watch a live feed of what's happening in the next best thing.
Thankfully, many different publicly-accessible webcams located along the coast of North Carolina can make you feel like you're hanging out on the beach with a handful of sand.
Listed from north to south, check out our massive list of Outer Banks webcams!
Corolla Light Resort
High-resolution look at the beach in Corolla, NC. The camera automatically pans from north to south and offers unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and shoreline..
Address: 1197-B, Franklyn Street, Corolla, NC
Provided by vacation rental provider Twiddy & Company, this live webcam offers views of the pristine beaches found in Corolla. Available for your viewing pleasure via YouTube live.
Kitty Hawk Pier
Live webcam is located at Kitty Hawk Pier and provided by the oceanfront Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk. Enjoy a glance at how the waves are breaking. Take a second to enjoy a moment of zen from your home office in the Midwest.
Address: 5353 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kitty Hawk, NC
Kill Devil Hills
Wright Brothers' National Memorial
This webcam is at the Wright Brothers' National Memorial, which the National Park Service maintains. This park is busy during the summer and the yearly celebration on December 7th, when area residents and aviation enthusiasts pay homage to the two brothers from Dayton, Ohio, who changed the world forever with their dream and a flying machine.
Address: 1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Jennette's Pier is of the most popular surfing spots on the coast of North Carolina and even plays host to a few annual tournaments. Unfortunately, a hurricane destroyed the pier more than a decade ago. Since then the pier was reconstructed not-so-many years ago using sturdy cement pilings.
Address: 7223 S Virginia Dare Trail, Nags Head, NC
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Tallest all-brick lighthouse in the United States! This high-definition webcam is unlike any other on the Outer Banks. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is visited by hundreds of thousands of travelers annually.
Address: 46379 Lighthouse Rd, Buxton, NC
Avon Fishing Pier opened its doors in 1963 and was the final pier constructed on Hatteras Island. Tune into the live webcam and watch the sunrise or take a peek at how the waves are breaking.
Address: 41001 NC-12, Avon, NC
Durant Station Condominiums
This condominium in Hatteras Village offers spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean from the live webcam. Durant Station offers 1, 2, and 3 bedroom condos for rent from a few nights to a week-long getaway.
Address: Hatteras, NC 27943
Rodanthe is the northernmost village of the seven on Hatteras Island. Much like the area's neighboring towns, Rodanthe has wide-open beaches, rolling dunes dotted with seagrass, and native wildlife and is regarded as one of the best areas to ride a wave.
Inn at Rodanthe
Commonly regarded as Hatteras Island's most famous vacation home, the Inn at Rodanthe was featured in the movie Nights in Rodanthe, starring Richard Gere and Diane Lane. Webcam is brought to you by Outer Beaches Realty, a vacation rental management company with hundreds of homes in its Hatteras Island portfolio.
Address: 23288 Beacon Rd E, Rodanthe, NC
Have you ever heard of kiteboarding? Well, on a good day when the wind is blowing enough but not too much, you may be able to spot a kiteboarder or two while viewing this live view of the sound side in Waves, NC.