8 days in Outer Banks & Currituck Itinerary

8 days in Outer Banks & Currituck Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to Norfolk, Drive to Hatteras Island
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Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
Drive
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Corolla
— 3 nights
Drive to Norfolk, Fly to Philadelphia

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Hatteras Island — 2 nights

Visit Frisco Beach and Salvo Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Cape Hatteras National Seashore and Godspeed Charters.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hatteras Island trip planner.

Philadelphia to Hatteras Island is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 70°F in Hatteras Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Manteo.
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Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Manteo, Roanoke Island — 2 nights

Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, then kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, then enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buffalo City Exhibit. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Jockey's Ridge State Park, stop by The Christmas Shop, then get up close to creatures of the deep with Paradise Dolphin Cruises, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Outer Banks Distilling.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Manteo online tour planner.

You can drive from Hatteras Island to Manteo in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Corolla.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 28:

Corolla — 3 nights

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Step out of the city life by going to Back Country Safari Tours and Vineyard Voyage. Step out of Corolla with an excursion to The Pointe Golf Club in Powells Point--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Village Yoga, and look for gifts at Miss Kitty's Old Time Photos & Gifts.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Corolla online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Corolla takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1: