7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Corolla
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Corolla
— 1 night
Drive
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
Drive
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Rodanthe
— 1 night
Drive
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Ocracoke
— 1 night
Ferry
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Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Charlotte

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Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 6th (Sun), kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Corolla Adventure Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Carova Beach, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Back Country Safari Tours.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Corolla tour itinerary maker 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 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

1
night
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, relax in the rural setting at Island Farm, then visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally stop by The Christmas Shop.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Manteo journey maker site.

Drive from Corolla to Manteo in 1.5 hours. June in Manteo sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rodanthe.

Things to do in Manteo

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

1
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Rodanthe

Rodanthe is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, on Hatteras Island, part of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Rodanthe Pier, then kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, and then don't miss a visit to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rodanthe road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Rodanthe takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Rodanthe are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Rodanthe

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Springers Point, then steep yourself in history at Fort Ocracoke Monument, then stroll through Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, and finally stroll the grounds of British Cemetery.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ocracoke road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rodanthe to Ocracoke in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

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Hatteras Island

Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Haulover, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then kick back and relax at Frisco Beach, and finally look for gifts at Scotch Bonnet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Koru, enjoy the sand and surf at Salvo Beach, and then take in the waterfront at Avon Fishing Pier.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Hatteras Island day trip site.

Ride a ferry from Ocracoke to Hatteras Island in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hatteras Island are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Outer Banks travel guide

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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.