3 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

3 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Outer Banks route planner

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Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Manteo
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 day
Drive
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Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 1 day
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling, enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and then take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Manteo trip itinerary builder site.

New York City to Manteo is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, daytime highs in Manteo are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Manteo

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Kill Devil Hills

— 2 nights
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. On the 20th (Sun), look for gifts at Super Wings, see Off-Road Tours, then visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and finally surround yourself with nature on Back Country Safari Tours. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then glide peacefully along the water with Outer Banks Kayak Adventures.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kill Devil Hills trip maker site.

Kill Devil Hills is just a short distance from Manteo. In September, daytime highs in Kill Devil Hills are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

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.