5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
Corolla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Salvo, Hatteras Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Corolla

Corolla is an unincorporated community located in Poplar Branch township, Currituck County, North Carolina along the northern Outer Banks. On the 13th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Corolla trip website .

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 April, daily temperatures in Corolla can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salvo.

Things to do in Corolla

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©

1
night
Salvo, Hatteras Island

Salvo ©
Salvo is a census-designated place located in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on Hatteras Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. On the 14th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Blue Pelican Gallery, and then stop by Lee Robinson's General Store.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Salvo trip maker tool .

You can drive from Corolla to Salvo in 2 hours. April in Salvo sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Manteo.

Things to do in Salvo

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Hatteras Island, Lee Robinson's General Store, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Blue Pelican Gallery ©
Blue Pelican Gallery
Lee Robinson's General Store ©
Lee Robinson's General Store

2
nights
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 16th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, then admire the natural beauty at Elizabethan Gardens, then visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, then take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, then take an in-depth tour of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Manteo online route builder .

Getting from Salvo to Manteo by car takes about an hour. In April in Manteo, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trips

Nags Head, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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