5 days in Outer Banks & Currituck Itinerary

5 days in Outer Banks & Currituck Itinerary

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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
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Hatteras Island
— 1 night
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Corolla
— 2 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 1 night
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier. On the next day, sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, meet the residents at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Capt Johnny's Outer Banks Dolphin Tours, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buffalo City Exhibit.

Make your Manteo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Raleigh to Manteo is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Manteo can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Hatteras Island

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then look for gifts at Scotch Bonnet, then examine the collection at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Frisco Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hatteras Island trip maker app.

Drive from Manteo to Hatteras Island in 1.5 hours. July in Hatteras Island sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 75°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Corolla

— 2 nights
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the galleries of Whalehead Club, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Back Country Safari Tours. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Corolla Yoga, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally look for gifts at Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos & Gifts.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Corolla travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Hatteras Island to Corolla takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip