16 days in New Hope, Assateague Island & Nags Head Itinerary

16 days in New Hope, Assateague Island & Nags Head Itinerary

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New Hope
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Assateague Island
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Nags Head
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New Hope

— 6 nights
Nestled against the confluence of the Delaware River and Aquetong Creek, New Hope represents a scenic east coast village.
Attractions like Six Flags Great Adventure and Sesame Place make great kid-friendly stops. Explore New Hope's surroundings by going to Grounds For Sculpture (in Hamilton), Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill) and King of Prussia Mall (in King of Prussia). There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at Tastings and Tours: Bucks County, test your team's savvy at Expedition Escape! - Escape Room, contemplate the waterfront views at Delaware Canal, and get engrossed in the history at Mercer Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Hope vacation maker app.

Philadelphia to New Hope is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in September since evenings lows in New Hope dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Assateague Island.

Things to do in New Hope

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Tours

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Assateague Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Assateague Island National Seashore.

Make your Assateague Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Hope to Assateague Island. Traveling from New Hope in October, Assateague Island is a bit warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Assateague Island

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Nags Head

— 7 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Attractions like Bodie Island Lighthouse and Jockey's Ridge State Park make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nags Head: Corolla (Off-Road Tours, Currituck Beach, &more), Buxton (Cape Hatteras Lighthouse & Haulover) and Aloha Yoga Susan (in Avon). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, don't miss a visit to Nags Head Fishing Pier, take a pleasant ride with Outer Banks Horseback, and take a memorable tour with Outer Banks Adventures.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nags Head online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Assateague Island to Nags Head. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nags Head when traveling from Assateague Island in October, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips