9 days in North Carolina Itinerary

9 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Corolla
— 1 night
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
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Hatteras Island
— 1 night
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Raleigh
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 3 nights

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Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 23rd (Wed), add some adventure to your tour with Coastal Kayak Touring Company and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carova Beach. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, and then kick back and relax at Currituck Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Corolla trip planner.

Orlando to Corolla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Orlando in September, expect Corolla to be little chillier, temps between 84°F and 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Coastal Kayak Touring Company
4.9
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Must see
Currituck Beach
4.8

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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 25th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, take an unforgettable tour with Coastal Helicopters, and then see majestic marine mammals with Paradise Dolphin Cruises. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, then whizz through the canopy at First Flight Adventure Park, and then kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Manteo travel route planning site.

Traveling by car from Corolla to Manteo takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Corolla in September, you will find days in Manteo are a bit cooler (79°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Manteo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at Frisco Beach, and then trot along with Equine Adventures.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Hatteras Island journey tool.

You can drive from Manteo to Hatteras Island in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Hatteras Island are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Horseback Riding Tour
Equine Adventures
4.8

1
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Raleigh

Raleigh ©

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, admire the majestic nature at Umstead State Park, then paddle through the water with Paddle Creek, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Raleigh trip planner.

Getting from Hatteras Island to Raleigh by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Hatteras Island in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 63°F in Raleigh. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Paddle Creek
4.7

3
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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get in touch with nature at Max Patch and Cataloochee Valley. You'll discover tucked-away gems like BREW-ed and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Elevated Mountain Distilling Co. (in Maggie Valley) and The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour (in Saluda). There's still lots to do: get a dose of the wild on Tumblestone Tours and Transportation.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Raleigh to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
BREW-ed
4.9
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Must see
Max Patch
4.8

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