Did you know that Outer Banks ranks at the top of destination wedding locations in the country? And since the small, northern Outer Banks town of Duck, NC, is such a beloved vacation location for thousands of visitors, it only stands to reason that Duck, NC, weddings get top billing too when it comes to choosing a town for your wedding. A number of tempting characteristics contribute to the appeal of Duck, NC, weddings: its small town atmosphere, the ability for guests to walk to shops, attractions and recreation spots, top-notch restaurants that can also double as reception or rehearsal dinner sites and a huge array of vacation home options to match whatever accommodation you need for your Duck, NC, wedding or even Southern Shores wedding. In complete honesty, Duck, NC, has it all when it comes to locations for destination weddings.
A popular pro-tip when it comes to weddings here is for couples to rent a big oceanfront house, or several houses in a row, that can accommodate their friends and family. Many couples hold their wedding ceremony right on the beach in Duck and then throw a reception back at the house, where they have the option of a party by the pool or an indoors gathering.
Other Perks for Duck, NC, Weddings
Several of the vacation rental companies even have wedding planners on staff to assist couples with this type of event. Be sure to ask if your rental company requires a special rental contract if you’re planning on throwing an event in the house.
Other towns along this chain of islands are also popular for Outer Banks weddings. If you especially love the northern Outer Banks, you can also check out our Corolla, NC, weddings section. For couples looking for a strong beach theme, you might want to look into our Nags Head, NC, weddings section. Roanoke Island, NC, weddings offer options that aren’t typically found along the beaches. And, if a laid back, slower-paced wedding experience is for you, check out our Hatteras, NC, weddings and Ocracoke, NC, weddings sites.