8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Corolla
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Springfield

4
nights
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Mutiny Bay Adventure Golf. Explore hidden gems such as Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf and Island Farm. Spend the 1st (Wed) exploring nature at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, look for all kinds of wild species at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, get engrossed in the history at Roanoke Island Festival Park, and get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Manteo road trip tool .

Springfield to Manteo is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Springfield in July since evenings lows in Manteo dip to 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Island Farm ©
Island Farm

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. Family-friendly places like Parasailing & Paragliding and Currituck Banks Reserve will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, take a memorable tour with Tours, steep yourself in history at Whalehead in Historic Corolla, and get your game on at Corolla Raceway.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Corolla journey builder site .

Drive from Manteo to Corolla in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Corolla can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Carova Beach
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

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