60 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

60 days in Outer Banks Itinerary

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Kill Devil Hills
— 12 nights
Drive
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 12 nights
Drive
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Buxton, Hatteras Island
— 11 nights
Drive to Hatteras Island, NC, Ferry to Ocracoke
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Ocracoke
— 12 nights
Drive
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Carova
— 12 nights
Drive to Norfolk International Airport, Fly to Atlanta

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Kill Devil Hills

— 12 nights
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kill Devil Hills: Corolla (Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, &more) and The Pointe Golf Club (in Powells Point). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, stroll through Sweetgum Swamp Trail, and play a few rounds at Professor Hacker's Lost Treasure Golf.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

Atlanta to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Kill Devil Hills, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Manteo.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 13:

Manteo, Roanoke Island

— 12 nights
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Manteo: Rodanthe (Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge & Rodanthe Pier). Spend the 23rd (Mon) exploring nature at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site. There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, and enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Manteo online vacation builder.

Manteo is just a short distance from Kill Devil Hills. In September, daytime highs in Manteo are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. You will leave for Buxton on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 25:

Buxton, Hatteras Island

— 11 nights
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Buxton: Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe) and New Inlet (in Hatteras Island). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, take in the waterfront at Avon Fishing Pier, stop by Harbor House Seafood Market, and see the interesting displays at Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read Buxton trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Buxton takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Buxton

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 25 — Oct 6:

Ocracoke

— 12 nights
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. Ocracoke is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ocracoke Lifeguard Beach, trek along Hammock Hills Nature Trails, look for gifts at Books to Be Red, and go for a stroll along the water at Anchorage Marina.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ocracoke trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Buxton to Ocracoke in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Ocracoke are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. On the 18th (Fri), you're off to Carova.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 18:

Carova

— 12 nights
Carova is known for beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Carova Beach.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Carova trip planner.

Drive from Ocracoke to Carova in 4 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Carova when traveling from Ocracoke in October, with lows around 56°F. On the 30th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Carova

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 30:

Outer Banks travel guide

4.6
Lighthouses · History Museums · Piers & Boardwalks
A trip to Outer Banks takes visitors to a string of barrier islands just off the North Carolina coast. A holiday in Outer Banks is a chance to explore 320 km (200 mi) of state parks, open sea beaches, and wreck diving sites. It's also the perfect chance to visit Roanoke Island, England's original settlement in the New World. For those looking to add a bit of adrenaline to their experience, a vacation in Outer Banks delivers many different fishing options and methods, some of which hark back to the first European settlers in this part of the world.