8 days in Avon & Hatteras Itinerary

8 days in Avon & Hatteras Itinerary

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8 days in Avon & Hatteras Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Washington DC


Avon ©
Avon is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County in the U.S. Family-friendly places like Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Haulover will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Avon: Salvo (Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC & Salvo Beach). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Avon Fishing Pier, have some family-friendly fun at Frisco Mini Golf & Go Karts, stop by Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, and zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Avon road trip tool .

Washington DC to Avon is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Avon are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hatteras.

Things to do in Avon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Buxton, Salvo, Hatteras Island, Frisco Mini Golf & Go Karts
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Avon Fishing Pier ©
Avon Fishing Pier


Hatteras ©
Hatteras is an unincorporated village and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on the Outer Banks island of Hatteras, at its extreme southwestern tip. On the 6th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Shelly Island, examine the collection at Hatteras Island Ocean Center, then examine the collection at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and finally stop by Lee Robinson's General Store. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Frisco Native American Museum, stroll through Frisco Beach, and then shop like a local with Blue Pelican Gallery.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hatteras trip planner .

Hatteras is very close to Avon. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hatteras Island, Frisco
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Shelly Island ©
Shelly Island
Hatteras Island Ocean Center ©
Hatteras Island Ocean Center
Lee Robinson's General Store ©
Lee Robinson's General Store