8 days in Southern Pines, Carova & Kitty Hawk Itinerary

8 days in Southern Pines, Carova & Kitty Hawk Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  6 h
1
Southern Pines
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Carova
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kitty Hawk
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h
End: Newark

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nights
Southern Pines

Southern Pines ©
Southern Pines is a town in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Southern Pines: Uwharrie Crystalline (in Seagrove), Carter Farms (in Eagle Springs) and North Carolina Zoo (in Asheboro). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Reservoir Park, steep yourself in history at Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities, see the interesting displays at Creation Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Southern Pines Brewing Company.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Southern Pines trip builder site.

Newark to Southern Pines is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Newark in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Southern Pines, with highs around 88°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Carova.

Things to do in Southern Pines

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Uwharrie Crystalline, Carter Farms, North Carolina Zoo
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Pine Needles Golf Club ©
Pine Needles Golf Club
North Carolina Zoo ©
North Carolina Zoo
Reservoir Park ©
Reservoir Park

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Carova

Carova
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Carova Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Carova route app.

Traveling by car from Southern Pines to Carova takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Carova can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kitty Hawk.

Things to do in Carova

Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, and is a part of what is known as North Carolina's Outer Banks. Family-friendly places like Off-Road Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kitty Hawk: Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum (in Corolla) and Bodie Island Lighthouse (in Nags Head). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, admire nature's wide array of creatures at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kitty Hawk trip planner.

Drive from Carova to Kitty Hawk in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kitty Hawk

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nags Head, Corolla, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Parasailing & Paragliding
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Off-Road Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island ©
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island