3 days in North Carolina Coast Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina Coast Itinerary

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3 days in North Carolina Coast Itinerary

Drive:  1​h 15​min
New Bern
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min

New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace, stop by Mitchell Hardware, then view the masterpieces at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Pepsi Cola.

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Durham to New Bern is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in New Bern are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in New Bern

#Shopping, #Museums, #Historic Sites
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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
Mitchell Hardware ©
Mitchell Hardware

Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Nags Head is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Wright Brothers National Memorial and then explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, kick back and relax at Coquina Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier.

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You can drive from New Bern to Nags Head in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

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Wright Brothers National Memorial, Coquina Beach
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse