7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
1
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Ocracoke
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Get out of town with these interesting Kill Devil Hills side-trips: Corolla (Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, Whalehead Club, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and pause for some photo ops at The Monument to a Century of Flight.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary planner .

Atlanta to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Corolla, Duck, The Monument to a Century of Flight, Jockey's Ridge State Park
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©

1
night
Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): kick back and relax at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, get great views at Outer Banks National Scenic Byway, then visit a coastal fixture at Ocracoke Lighthouse, and finally stroll the grounds of British Cemetery.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ocracoke trip builder app .

You can drive from Kill Devil Hills to Ocracoke in 3 hours. September in Ocracoke sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Ocracoke Lighthouse ©
Ocracoke Lighthouse
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach
British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery

3
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton) and Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, and admire the natural beauty at Elizabethan Gardens.

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Traveling by car from Ocracoke to Manteo takes 3 hours. In September in Manteo, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Manteo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nags Head, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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