7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

7 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charlotte
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Ocracoke
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Hatteras Island
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: Charlotte

2
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Venture out of the city with trips to Corolla (Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Off-Road Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, stroll around Jockey's Ridge State Park, and take in the waterfront at Duck Town Boardwalk.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kill Devil Hills travel route planner.

Charlotte to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Kill Devil Hills can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Corolla, Duck, Jockey's Ridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Island Farm, sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, thenget a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buffalo City Exhibit. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, thenlook for gifts at The Christmas Shop, thenenjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Manteo trip app.

Manteo is just a stone's throw from Kill Devil Hills. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Manteo

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Nags Head
Highlights from your plan
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island ©
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Ocracoke Lighthouse, look for all kinds of wild species at Springers Point, thenstop by Books to Be Red, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Ocracoke trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Manteo to Ocracoke by car takes about 3 hours. In July in Ocracoke, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach
Springers Point ©
Springers Point
Ocracoke Lighthouse ©
Ocracoke Lighthouse

1
night
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
On the 25th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Avon Fishing Pier, stroll through Frisco Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hatteras Island trip itinerary site.

Getting from Ocracoke to Hatteras Island by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Hatteras Island are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Parks Beaches Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Avon Fishing Pier ©
Avon Fishing Pier

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