Other Pet-Friendly Car Rental Agencies
Enterprise Rent-a-Car Dogs are invited to join you on the adventure, as long as they are contained in a crate and cars are returned free of pet hair to avoid cleaning fees.
U-Haul Dogs are welcome to ride shotgun.
North end of Carova Beach is the VA state line, the perfect place to run free.
Pet-friendly 4-wheel drive vehicles
4x4 Jeep Rentals
Outer Banks, NC
Outer Banks Dog-Friendly Beaches - Welcome all four-legged friends Our beaches, towns, and villages can be fun and rewarding for both pets and their owners. Towns and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore have their own restrictions pertaining to pets. Please be courteous and clean up after your pet.
Duck: Dogs are allowed on the beach unleashed, but as a matter of public safety and courtesy, they should be under the watchful eye and contact of their owner. Duck beach accesses are privately owned by individual Home Owners Associations, and access is limited to Homeowner group residents and guests.
Southern Shores: Dogs are allowed on the beach before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m. from May 15 - September 15. Year-round leash law. Dogs must be on leashes no longer than 10 feet. All pet waste must be collected immediately and deposited in appropriate containers. The same rules apply during all hours in the off-season.
Kitty Hawk: Dogs are allowed on the beach and must display a current rabies tag. From the Friday before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., dogs must be on a leash not exceeding 12 feet. Dogs may be taken off the leash only if they will not disturb other people on the beach and must be controlled by the handler, who must remain within 30 feet of the dog at all times. Leash must be with the owner/handler at all times.
Kill Devil Hills: Between Memorial Day and Labor Day of each year, no dogs shall be permitted on the public beach between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. unless being used to aid a handicapped person. At all other times, no dogs shall be permitted on the public beaches except upon a leash and under the control of the owner or handler.
Nags Head: Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round as long as they are restrained by a leash not exceeding 10 feet.
Manteo: Any animal off the premises of the custodian shall be restrained by a leash, cord, or chain not exceeding six feet in length, held by a person who is physically able to control the animal unless such animal is restrained by voice control. For specific business dog code inquiries, check their listing on our website.
Cape Hatteras National Seashore: Dogs are allowed on the beach year-round if they are restrained with a leash 6 feet or less.
K9 lovers flock to the Outer Banks is the thrill of driving on the beach, a rare privilege that few East Coast beach vacation destinations can offer. On the Outer Banks, beach driving enthusiasts will find miles of shoreline to explore, from the uninhabited shoreline along Ocracoke Island to the solely 4WD accessible beaches of Carova, north of Corolla.
Dogs love jeeps