10 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

10 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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10 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Drive:  4​h
1
Duck
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Ocracoke
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Buxton, Hatteras Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Avon, Hatteras Island
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Raleigh

2
nights
Duck

Duck ©
Duck is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. You've now added Scarborough Lane Shoppes to your itinerary. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Wright Brothers National Memorial, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate the long history of Whalehead Club, and pause for some photo ops at The Monument to a Century of Flight.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Duck holiday planner.

Raleigh to Duck is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Traveling from Raleigh in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Duck, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Duck

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corolla, Kitty Hawk, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Duck Town Boardwalk ©
Duck Town Boardwalk

1
night
Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, get great views at Outer Banks National Scenic Byway, then visit a coastal fixture at Ocracoke Lighthouse, and finally steep yourself in history at British Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Ocracoke trip planning website .

Drive from Duck to Ocracoke in 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Buxton.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery
Ocracoke Lighthouse ©
Ocracoke Lighthouse
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach

1
night
Buxton, Hatteras Island

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. On the 14th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then have some family-friendly fun at Uncle Eddy's Frozen Custard and 18-Hole Mini Golf, then see the interesting displays at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Buxton Seafood.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Buxton holiday planning app .

Drive from Ocracoke to Buxton in 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Buxton can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Buxton

Fun & Games Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum ©
Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Buxton Seafood ©
Buxton Seafood

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): meet the residents at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, then take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens, and then walk around Roanoke Island Festival Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, then don't miss a visit to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, then look for gifts at The Christmas Shop, and finally take an in-depth tour of Buffalo City Exhibit.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Manteo trip planner .

Getting from Buxton to Manteo by car takes about 1.5 hours. November in Manteo sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Avon.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Rodanthe
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3
nights
Avon, Hatteras Island

Avon ©
Avon is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Dare County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Avon Fishing Pier and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom, shop like a local with Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Avon tour planner.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Avon takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in November, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 19th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Avon

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC
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Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom ©
Kinnakeet Clay Studio & Showroom
Avon Fishing Pier ©
Avon Fishing Pier

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