2 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

2 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Drive to Swan Quarter, NC, Ferry to Ocracoke
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Ocracoke
— Few hours
Ferry to Swan Quarter, NC, Drive to Kill Devil Hills
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Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Drive
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Nags Head
— Few hours
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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 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ocracoke trip itinerary planning site.

Durham to Ocracoke is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Traveling from Durham in September, Ocracoke is a bit warmer at night with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): appreciate the history behind The Monument to a Century of Flight and then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ocracoke to Kill Devil Hills in 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kill Devil Hills can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Nags Head

Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 4th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nags Head road trip website.

Nags Head is just a short distance from Kill Devil Hills. September in Nags Head sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks

Side Trip

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Outer Banks travel guide

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Lighthouses · Historic Sites · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.