3 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

3 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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3 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Carova
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Roanoke

1
night
Carova

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carova Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Carova road trip planning website .

Roanoke to Carova is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Carova

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Corolla
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve

1
night
Nags Head

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 5th (Sun), get your game on at Life on a Sandbar, then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and then kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Nags Head trip planner.

You can drive from Carova to Nags Head in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Life On A Sandbar ©
Life On A Sandbar

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