6 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

6 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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6 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive:  9​h
1
Corolla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Hatteras Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City


1
night
Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Corolla trip planner.

New York City to Corolla is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Corolla, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Duck Town Boardwalk
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Duck Town Boardwalk ©
Duck Town Boardwalk

1
night
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Avon Fishing Pier.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Hatteras Island trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Corolla to Hatteras Island takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Hatteras Island are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Frisco Beach ©
Frisco Beach
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Avon Fishing Pier ©
Avon Fishing Pier

3
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Step out of Manteo to go to Rodanthe and see Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, enjoy the sea views from Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, admire the natural beauty at Elizabethan Gardens, and take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Manteo itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hatteras Island to Manteo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nags Head, Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Coquina Beach
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