11 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

11 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Corolla
— 5 nights
2
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 3 nights
3
Buxton, Hatteras Island
— 2 nights

5
nights
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
You've now added Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos & Gifts to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corolla: Columbia (Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge & Vineyards On The Scuppernong), Sound Golf Links at Albemarle Plantation (in Hertford) and Somerset Place State Historic Site (in Creswell). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, play a few rounds at Duck Woods Country Club, take in the waterfront at Duck Town Boardwalk, and admire the majestic nature at Merchants Millpond State Park.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Corolla travel route builder app.

Norfolk to Corolla is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. In January in Corolla, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf

Side Trips

Columbia, Duck Woods Country Club, Merchants Millpond State Park, Lake Mattamuskeet, Sound Golf Links at Albemarle Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos & Gifts ©
Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos & Gifts
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. When in Manteo, make a side trip to see Sanctuary Vineyards in Jarvisburg, approximately Jarvisburg away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and look for all kinds of wild species at North Pond Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Manteo itinerary planner.

Getting from Corolla to Manteo by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Manteo can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Buxton.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, North Pond Trail, Sanctuary Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island ©

2
nights
Buxton, Hatteras Island

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then examine the collection at Hatteras Island Ocean Center, then view the masterpieces at Blue Pelican Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Lee Robinson's General Store. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC and then explore the striking landscape of Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Buxton route planning site.

Drive from Manteo to Buxton in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 54°F in January, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Buxton

Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hatteras Island
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Blue Pelican Gallery ©
Blue Pelican Gallery

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