6 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

6 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Los Angeles


Kill Devil Hills

— 3 nights
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kill Devil Hills: Shelly Island (in Hatteras Island), Corolla (Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Jockey's Ridge State Park, stop by Lee Robinson's General Store, and take in the waterfront at Duck Town Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

Los Angeles to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Kill Devil Hills. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Kill Devil Hills: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 2 nights
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. On the 12th (Tue), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling, stop by The Christmas Shop, then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Elizabethan Gardens and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Manteo online trip itinerary planner.

Manteo is just a stone's throw from Kill Devil Hills. October in Manteo sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Outer Banks travel guide

Lighthouses · Historic Sites · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.