5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Corolla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Salvo, Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Manteo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Charlotte

1
night
Corolla

Corolla ©
Corolla is an unincorporated community located in Poplar Branch township, Currituck County, North Carolina along the northern Outer Banks. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Currituck Banks Reserve.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Corolla road trip planning website .

Charlotte to Corolla is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in April, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Salvo.

Things to do in Corolla

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve

2
nights
Salvo, Hatteras Island

Salvo ©
Salvo is a census-designated place located in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on Hatteras Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Buxton Seafood. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salvo itinerary site .

Getting from Corolla to Salvo by car takes about 2 hours. April in Salvo sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Manteo.

Things to do in Salvo

#Nature, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Buxton, Cape Hatteras National Seashore
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Buxton Seafood ©
Buxton Seafood

1
night
Manteo

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse and then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Life on a Sandbar.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Manteo tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Salvo to Manteo takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Manteo can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nags Head, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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