2 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

2 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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2 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Durham
Drive:  4​h
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Durham

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night
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get your game on at Life On A Sandbar and then stroll around Jockey's Ridge State Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, then take an in-depth tour of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

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

Durham to Manteo is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Durham in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 43°F in Manteo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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