3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Southport
— Few hours
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Surf City, Topsail Island
— 1 night
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Nags Head
— 1 night

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Southport

Southport ©
Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at Old Brunswick County Jail Museum and then kick back and relax at The Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Southport trip planner.

Sanford to Southport is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Surf City.

Things to do in Southport

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Old Brunswick County Jail Museum ©
Old Brunswick County Jail Museum

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Surf City, Topsail Island

Surf City ©
Surf City is a town in Pender and Onslow counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stop by Topsail Island Trading Company, then take a leisurely stroll along Surf City Pier, then identify plant and animal life at Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, and finally walk around Soundside Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Surf City online day trip planner.

Getting from Southport to Surf City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. In August, daily temperatures in Surf City can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Surf City

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping
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Surf City Pier ©
Surf City Pier
Soundside Park ©
Soundside Park
Topsail Island Trading Company ©
Topsail Island Trading Company

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nags Head trip planner.

Getting from Surf City to Nags Head by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

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