7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Winston Salem
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Avon, Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
End: Winston Salem

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night
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and then take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Manteo trip site .

Winston Salem to Manteo is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In September, daytime highs in Manteo are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Elizabethan Gardens ©
Elizabethan Gardens

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nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, then get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Duck Town Boardwalk.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kill Devil Hills journey builder .

Kill Devil Hills is very close to Manteo. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Avon.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Duck, Corolla, Jockey's Ridge State Park
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

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nights
Avon, Hatteras Island

Avon ©
Avon is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County in the U.S. On the 2nd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Cape Hatteras National Seashore and then take a leisurely stroll along Avon Fishing Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then take in the exciting artwork at Blue Pelican Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and finally stroll through Frisco Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Avon vacation maker app .

Drive from Kill Devil Hills to Avon in 1.5 hours. In October in Avon, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 62°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Avon

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hatteras Island, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Frisco Beach
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Avon Fishing Pier ©
Avon Fishing Pier
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore

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