5 days in Outer Banks, Raleigh & Fayetteville Itinerary

5 days in Outer Banks, Raleigh & Fayetteville Itinerary

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5 days in Outer Banks, Raleigh & Fayetteville Itinerary

Savannah
Fly + Drive:  7​h
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Raleigh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Fayetteville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Savannah

2
days
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. On the 18th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, view the masterpieces at Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC, and then stroll through Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Manteo online visit planner .

Savannah to Manteo is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Savannah in December: high temperatures in Manteo hover around 55°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Manteo

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse

1
day
Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): hunt for treasures at State Farmers Market, then explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, and then get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina: Museum of Natural Sciences.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Raleigh road trip website .

You can drive from Manteo to Raleigh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Manteo in December, plan for little chillier nights in Raleigh, with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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North Carolina Museum of Art
North Carolina Museum of Art
State Farmers Market
State Farmers Market

1
day
Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation, then brush up on your military savvy at 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cape Fear, and finally explore the galleries of 1897 Poe House.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Fayetteville trip app .

Drive from Raleigh to Fayetteville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Fayetteville, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Museums Historic Sites
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82nd Airborne Division War Memorial ©
Museum of the Cape Fear ©
Museum of the Cape Fear

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