5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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5 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Louisville

1
night
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Island Farm.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Manteo driving holiday tool .

Louisville to Manteo is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. In May in Manteo, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Manteo

Beaches Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Island Farm ©
Island Farm
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse

3
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind The Monument to a Century of Flight, stop by Life on a Sandbar, have some family-friendly fun at Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf, and don't miss a visit to Nags Head Fishing Pier.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills road trip planning website .

Kill Devil Hills is just a stone's throw from Manteo. In May, daytime highs in Kill Devil Hills are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Golf Wildlife

Side Trips

Nags Head, The Monument to a Century of Flight
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf ©
Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf
Nags Head Woods Ecological Preserve ©

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