How to Make the Most of Your Trip From Fayetteville to the Outer Banks

05/22/2020 | by Joseph Mitchell | Outer Banks Travel Tips

Sometimes you need a quick break from the rest of the world. Whether you want to relax at the soft sands of the NC coast or kayak on Roanoke Sound, a trip from Fayetteville to the Outer Banks is just what you need to escape to your happy place.

For more ways on how to make the most of your trip to the Outer Banks, be sure to request our complimentary Vacation Guide! It is full of the best restaurants, attractions, and activities in our area.

The Best Route From Fayetteville to the Outer Banks

The trip from Fayetteville to the Outer Banks by car is about three hours and 45 minutes. You can take two primary routes you can take from Fayetteville to the Outer Banks, but we recommend jumping on Interstate 95 before getting off on Highway 64 and taking that all the way to the beautiful coast of the Tarheel State. It’s an easy, no-sweat trip that only sees traffic on the check-in and check-out days closer to the Outer Banks. 

Of course, the OBX is the perfect distance from Fayetteville for a quick weekend getaway. Keep reading to discover some great vacation ideas for a weekend escape to NC Coast!

3 OBX Weekend Vacation Ideas

1. Family Fun

Planning a family beach weekend on Roanoke Island is one of the best ways to make the most of your trip. You’ll find an incredible array of activities and attractions for both kids and adults, ranging from an aquarium to a pirate ship cruise! There is also plenty of history to explore and, of course, the beautiful stretches of golden sand.

2. Romantic Weekend Away

Our condos are perfect for couples who want to escape from Fayetteville to the Outer Banks for a weekend. You can relax on your balcony overlooking Roanoke Sound as you sip a glass of wine next to your significant other during the late hours of the evening. There are also plenty of restaurants, activities, and attractions for couples to enjoy together!

3. Explore the Great Outdoors

The Outer Banks is full of adventures for even the most intrepid explorer. Whether you love watersports, hiking, biking, or swimming, there’s something here for everyone. The Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, Nags Head Woods Preserve Trail, and Jockey’s Ridge State Park are just a few of the unique wilderness areas that are unique to the coast. 

Plan Your Weekend Getaway With Pirate’s CoveManteo, NC

Pirate’s Cove Realty has the perfect property for your next escape to the North Carolina coast! Our collection of rentals on Roanoke Island feature condos, large homes, and charming cottages at a variety of locations around Manteo. From a private gated community on the water to downtown Manteo, you’ll find the ideal fit for your family.

Start planning your getaway today by booking one of our properties. We look forward to welcoming you to the Outer Banks soon!