8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly + Drive:  19​h 45​min
1
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Corolla
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

2
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Attractions like Island Farm and Stand-Up Paddleboarding make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge and Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf, appreciate the extensive heritage of Roanoke Island Festival Park, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Manteo trip planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Manteo is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Stockholm to Manteo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stockholm in August: high temperatures in Manteo hover around 33°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Corolla.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Nags Head
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Currituck Beach and Carova Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Currituck Banks Reserve and The Monument to a Century of Flight. Go for a jaunt from Corolla to Duck to see Outer Barks about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, contemplate the long history of Whalehead in Historic Corolla, identify plant and animal life at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, and take a leisurely stroll along Duck Town Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Corolla trip planner .

You can drive from Manteo to Corolla in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Corolla can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Duck, The Monument to a Century of Flight, Carova Beach
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Banks Reserve ©
Currituck Banks Reserve
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach

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