7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Corolla
— 2 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
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Hatteras Island
— 2 nights

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Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Visit Carova Beach and Currituck Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education and Corolla Adventure Park. And it doesn't end there: find your balance on the water with Coastal Kayak Touring Company, get interesting insight from Tours, look for gifts at Duck's Cottage, and visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Corolla travel planner.

Charlotte to Corolla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In September, daytime highs in Corolla are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve
Coastal Kayak Touring Company ©
Coastal Kayak Touring Company
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education ©
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education

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Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo City Exhibit, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, and finally look for gifts at Kitty Hawk Kites - Nags Head. Keep things going the next day: see the world from above with Coastal Helicopters, identify plant and animal life at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, and then see majestic marine mammals with Paradise Dolphin Cruises.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Manteo tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Corolla to Manteo in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Corolla in September, plan for slightly colder days in Manteo, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Manteo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Paradise Dolphin Cruises ©
Paradise Dolphin Cruises
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge ©
Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge

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Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
On the 2nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Haulover, enjoy the sand and surf at Salvo Beach, and then take in the exciting artwork at Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Shelley Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach, then stop by Lee Robinson's General Store, and finally take a memorable tour with Godspeed Charters.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Hatteras Island route builder site.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Hatteras Island takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in October, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Haulover ©
Haulover
Salvo Beach ©
Salvo Beach
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC ©
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC

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