8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Duck
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Hatteras Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h
End: Pittsburgh

2
nights
Duck

Duck is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then see Off-Road Tours, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Currituck Banks Reserve.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Duck trip planner.

Pittsburgh to Duck is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pittsburgh in March, with highs in Duck at 55°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Duck

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Corolla
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Off-Road Tours
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. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, get your game on at Jumpmasters Trampoline Park, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, have some family-friendly fun at Life On A Sandbar, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Manteo travel route builder website.

Drive from Duck to Manteo in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in March, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nags Head
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island ©
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Family-friendly places like Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Haulover will thrill your kids. Explore Hatteras Island's surroundings by going to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe) and Kill Devil Hills (Wright Brothers National Memorial & Mom's Sweet Shop).

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Hatteras Island trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Hatteras Island takes 1.5 hours. In March in Hatteras Island, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum
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Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Haulover ©
Haulover

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