8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Duck
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hatteras Island
— 3 nights
Drive
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Reagan Washington

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Duck

Duck is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Duck: Timbuck II (in Corolla) and Carova Beach (in Carova). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Back Country Safari Tours, kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, trek along Currituck Banks Reserve, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Duck trip itinerary tool.

Washington DC to Duck is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In June, daytime highs in Duck are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Duck

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Hatteras Island

Explore Hatteras Island's surroundings by going to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe) and Kill Devil Hills (Wright Brothers National Memorial & A Sanctuary Massage). Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hatteras Island using our trip planner.

Getting from Duck to Hatteras Island by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Roanoke Island Festival Park, stop by The Christmas Shop, then enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally get in on the family fun at Full Throttle Speedway. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Dowdy Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, then take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with Paradise Dolphin Cruises.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Manteo travel route planner.

You can drive from Hatteras Island to Manteo in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Manteo are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Outer Banks travel guide

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Lighthouses · Historic Sites · 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.