10 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

10 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ocracoke
— 1 night
2
Hatteras, Hatteras Island
— 1 night
3
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
4
Corolla
— 2 nights
5
Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights

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night
Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. On the 9th (Mon), stroll through Hammock Hills Nature Trails, then identify plant and animal life at Springers Point, and then steep yourself in history at British Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocracoke trip planner.

Asheville to Ocracoke is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Asheville in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 45°F in Ocracoke. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hatteras.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Springers Point ©
Springers Point
British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery
Hammock Hills Nature Trails ©
Hammock Hills Nature Trails

1
night
Hatteras, Hatteras Island

Hatteras ©
Hatteras is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on the Outer Banks island of Hatteras, at its extreme southwestern tip. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve, contemplate the long history of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Hatteras Island Ocean Center, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Blue Pelican Gallery.

Plan trip to Hatteras with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by journey from Ocracoke to Hatteras takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Manteo.

Things to do in Hatteras

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Hatteras Island
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Hatteras Island Ocean Center ©
Hatteras Island Ocean Center
Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve ©
Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve

2
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. On the 11th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Dare County Arts Council, visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, then get in on the family fun at Full Throttle Speedway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Christmas Shop, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo City Exhibit, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Manteo trip maker website.

Getting from Hatteras to Manteo by journey takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Corolla.

Things to do in Manteo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Nags Head, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Carova Beach, and then look for gifts at Morris Farm Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Historic Corolla Chapel, then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Pine Island Sanctuary and Center.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Corolla trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Manteo to Corolla by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Carova Beach, Morris Farm Market
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Audubon Pine Island Sanctuary and Center ©
Audubon Pine Island Sanctuary and Center

3
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Step off the beaten path and head to Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and Sweetgum Swamp Trail. Get some cultural insight at Wright Brothers National Memorial and OBX Art Studio. Get out of town with these interesting Kill Devil Hills side-trips: Vineyards On The Scuppernong (in Columbia) and Sanctuary Vineyards (in Jarvisburg). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery, get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, and get a taste of the local shopping with Seaside Art Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

You can drive from Corolla to Kill Devil Hills in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Kill Devil Hills can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Columbia, Seaside Art Gallery, Sanctuary Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Sanctuary Vineyards ©
Sanctuary Vineyards
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

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