8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Buffalo

3
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kids will appreciate attractions like Jockey's Ridge State Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kill Devil Hills: Corolla (Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum & Currituck Beach). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 26th (Wed) at H2OBX Waterpark. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Wright Brothers National Memorial, take in the waterfront at Duck Town Boardwalk, have some family-friendly fun at Life on a Sandbar, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

Buffalo to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Buffalo in June, with highs in Kill Devil Hills at 83°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Corolla, Nags Head, Duck, H2OBX Waterpark
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding

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 27th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, then meet the residents at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, then admire all the interesting features of Island Farm, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get to know the fascinating history of Roanoke Island Festival Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Manteo trip maker .

Manteo is just a short distance from Kill Devil Hills. In June, daily temperatures in Manteo can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nags Head
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Frisco Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hatteras Island road trip app .

You can drive from Manteo to Hatteras Island in 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Frisco Beach ©
Frisco Beach

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