5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Corolla
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Corolla
— 2 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Atlanta

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Corolla

— 2 nights
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Attractions like Back Country Safari Tours and Whalehead Club make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, hike along Currituck Banks Reserve, kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Historic Corolla Chapel.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Corolla road trip planner.

Atlanta to Corolla is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. October in Corolla sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 2 nights
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, then walk around Jockey's Ridge State Park, and finally stop by Salty Paws Biscuits. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Roanoke Island Festival Park, then observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, and then admire the natural beauty at Elizabethan Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Manteo road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Corolla to Manteo takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Outer Banks travel guide

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Lighthouses · Historic Sites · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.