8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Corolla
— 2 nights
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
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Surf City, Topsail Island
— 1 night
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Wilmington
— 2 nights

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Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
You'll get in some beach time at Carova Beach and Currituck Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education and Beach Jeeps of Corolla. And it doesn't end there: hike along Currituck Banks Reserve, whizz through the canopy at Corolla Adventure Park, steep yourself in history at Whalehead Club, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Corolla online trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Corolla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Corolla, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

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Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education ©
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education
Corolla Adventure Park ©
Corolla Adventure Park

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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 (Tue): take an unforgettable tour with Coastal Helicopters, don't miss a visit to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with Nags Head Dolphin Watch, then get interesting insight from First Flight Adventure Park, and then take in the waterfront at Nags Head Fishing Pier.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manteo online tour planner.

Getting from Corolla to Manteo by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Manteo can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Surf City.

Things to do in Manteo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Adventure

Side Trips

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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
First Flight Adventure Park ©
First Flight Adventure Park

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Surf City, Topsail Island

Surf City is a town in Pender and Onslow counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with Surf City Jet Ski Rentals, take in the waterfront at Surf City Pier, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Surf City attractions planner.

Getting from Manteo to Surf City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In June in Surf City, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Surf City

Spas · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
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Spas
Surf City Jet Ski Rentals ©
Surf City Jet Ski Rentals
Surf City Pier ©
Surf City Pier

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 25th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle Camp, admire the striking features of Bellamy Mansion, and then take a stroll through Downtown Wilmington. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, add some adventure to your tour with The Adventure Kayak Company - Day Tours, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Island Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wilmington trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Surf City to Wilmington takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle Camp ©
Sea Turtle Camp
The Adventure Kayak Company - Day Tours ©
The Adventure Kayak Company - Day Tours
Downtown Wilmington ©
Downtown Wilmington

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