8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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8 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

Start: Hartford
car:  9​h
1
Frisco, Hatteras Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Hartford

1
night
Frisco, Hatteras Island

Frisco ©
Frisco is a small unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on the barrier island of Hatteras Island, between the villages of Buxton and Hatteras. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at New Inlet, then shop like a local with Blue Pelican Gallery, and then step off the mainland to explore Shelly Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve, then look for gifts at Scotch Bonnet, and then have some family-friendly fun at Frisco Mini Golf & Go Karts.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Frisco online travel route planner .

Hartford to Frisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Hartford in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Frisco, with lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Manteo.

Things to do in Frisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hatteras Island
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New Inlet ©
New Inlet
Scotch Bonnet ©
Scotch Bonnet
Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve ©
Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve

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 15th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Buffalo City Exhibit, take in the exciting artwork at Dare County Arts Council, then visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, then look for gifts at The Christmas Shop, and finally catch some excitement at Jumpmasters Trampoline Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Salvo Beach and then kick back and relax at Coquina Beach.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Manteo itinerary site .

Drive from Frisco to Manteo in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Salvo Beach, Coquina Beach
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Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse
Coquina Beach ©
Coquina Beach
Jumpmasters Trampoline Park ©
Jumpmasters Trampoline Park

2
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, relax and rejuvenate at Life on a Sandbar, and then tee off at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Corolla Wild Horse Fund Museum and Stpre and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Currituck Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills online trip itinerary planner .

Kill Devil Hills is just a stone's throw from Manteo. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Corolla, Life On A Sandbar
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Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Life On A Sandbar ©
Life On A Sandbar

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