7 days in Gettysburg & Outer Banks Itinerary

7 days in Gettysburg & Outer Banks Itinerary

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Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Nags Head
— 5 nights



Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Gettysburg road trip tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Gettysburg. In June, daytime highs in Gettysburg are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites
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Kill Devil Hills

— 1 night
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gettysburg to Kill Devil Hills takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in June since evenings lows in Kill Devil Hills dip to 70°F. You'll set off for Nags Head on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Parks

Nags Head

— 5 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nags Head: Plymouth (God's Creation Wildlife Museum & Bear-Ology Black Bear Museum) and Columbia (Vineyards On The Scuppernong & Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Seaside Art Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Ghost Crab Quest, and tee off at Nags Head Golf Links.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Nags Head trip planner.

Nags Head is just a short distance from Kill Devil Hills. In June, daily temperatures in Nags Head can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gettysburg.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips


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Drive from Nags Head to Gettysburg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Nags Head in June, Gettysburg is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. You will leave for home on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Gettysburg

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Pennsylvania travel guide

History Museums · Casinos · Specialty Museums
The Keystone State
One of the country's 13 original founding states, Pennsylvania contains a balance of modern cities and fertile fields. A rich and varied state with a colorful history dating back to colonial times, it remains a worthy holiday destination with its well-preserved 19th-century battle sites and memorial parks. This diverse land is home to pristine forests and rugged mountain regions. For an urban experience, visit the state's university cities, offering numerous tourist attractions as well as thriving music, performance, art, and culinary scenes. The region's Amish country provides a weekend getaway in a picturesque setting of quaint towns surrounded by rolling hills and fertile farmland.

Outer Banks travel guide

Lighthouses · History Museums · 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.