7 days in North Carolina Coast Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Coast Itinerary

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Kitty Hawk
— 1 night
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Nags Head
— 5 nights
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Kitty Hawk

— 1 night
Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, and is a part of what is known as North Carolina's Outer Banks. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Ghost Crab Quest.

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Orlando to Kitty Hawk is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Kitty Hawk

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nags Head: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton) and Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, trek along Tracks in the Sand, and take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nags Head trip planner.

Nags Head is very close to Kitty Hawk. July in Nags Head sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

North Carolina Coast travel guide

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Lighthouses · History Museums · Piers & Boardwalks
Plan a trip to North Carolina Coast to explore a lengthy stretch of barrier island beaches. While there, you'll have a chance to discover some 480 km (300 mi) of beaches, each offering a different vibe and a range of activities. As you holiday in North Carolina Coast, you'll also find many coastal towns, adding urban things to do to your itinerary. Things to do in North Carolina Coast range from wreck diving and working on that perfect tan, to dining at fine restaurants and exploring historical sites.