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. On the 10th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ocracoke trip itinerary planner.

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, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ocracoke, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to 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 11th (Fri): appreciate the history behind The Monument to a Century of Flight and then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ocracoke to Kill Devil Hills takes 5 hours. In September in Kill Devil Hills, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites · Museums

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Elizabethan Gardens.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nags Head driving holiday planner.

Nags Head is very close to Kill Devil Hills. In September, daytime highs in Nags Head are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to 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.