8 days in Corolla & Nags Head Itinerary

8 days in Corolla & Nags Head Itinerary

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Corolla
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Nags Head
— 7 nights
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Corolla

— 1 day
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 10th (Sun), examine the collection at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, take an exotic tour of Back Country Safari Tours, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Corolla online trip builder.

Richmond to Corolla is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. In October, daytime highs in Corolla are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Corolla

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Nags Head

— 7 nights
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge has been added to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Wright Brothers National Memorial and North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Venture out of the city with trips to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe) and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton). There's lots more to do: stroll around Jockey's Ridge State Park, surround yourself with nature on Ghost Crab Quest, contemplate the long history of Island Farm, and look for gifts at Seagreen Gallery.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nags Head road trip planning website.

You can drive from Corolla to Nags Head in an hour. In October in Nags Head, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

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