5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Ocracoke
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Wilmington
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Oklahoma City

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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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nags Head travel route tool .

Oklahoma City to Nags Head is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Nags Head, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Oklahoma City in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Nags Head, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Nags Head

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, Parasailing & Paragliding, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©

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Ocracoke

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 8th (Sat), stroll through Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Springers Point, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at British Cemetery.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ocracoke trip tool .

Drive from Nags Head to Ocracoke in 3 hours. In June in Ocracoke, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach
British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery
Springers Point ©
Springers Point

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Wilmington

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): learn about all things military at Battleship North Carolina, then take a stroll through Downtown Wilmington, and then explore the galleries of Bellamy Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then immerse yourself in nature at Carolina Beach State Park, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wilmington online holiday maker .

Getting from Ocracoke to Wilmington by combination of ferry and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Wilmington are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Carolina Beach State Park ©
Carolina Beach State Park
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

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