Day by Day Itinerary

Northern Outer Banks Tour 2015


Countries   USA
Tour Length   5 days
Dates Of Tour   Monday, April 27, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
(Each date starts on a Monday in Columbia, NC and ends there on Friday.)
Type of Tour Road (Guided)
Price $1,695 ($1595 if paid in full by 180 days from tour start date)
 
 
GROUP MAKE-UP
Family Friendly
Age of Participants Mixed
Gender Basis Mixed
# of Participants (max) 18
Language English
 
SUPPORT LEVEL
Sleeping Accommodations   
Luggage Support
Sag Wagon Along the Way
Meals Provided Full board
 
TRIP DIFFICULTY
Total Trip Mileage    237 Miles
Average Daily Mileage    47 Miles Per Day
Longest Single Day 60 Miles
Total Trip Altitude Gain +0 ft
Single Day Altitude Gain   +0 ft
Overall Difficulty Rating   Beginner, Intermediate
 
 
COSTS
Cost of Trip without Airfare per person  $1,650
Cost of Trip with Airfare per person   n/a
Single Supplement $375
 
 
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Lodging costs (double occupancy rooms), including all taxes and fees
  • All meals with the exception of one dinner. We allow you the freedom to explore the great restaurants on your own for one evening.
  • Morning and afternoon snacks
  • Route planning and detailed daily area maps
  • Guide support along the route
  • Van support along the route
  • Luggage transfer
  • Fees for all ferries, tolls for all highways and any park entrance or guided tour fees where noted
  • Transportation back to starting point
  • Costs for any special activities such as canoeing, kayaking, sailing or rafting
  • where noted
  • Complimentary online photos of your tour, Carolina Tailwinds t-shirt, and water bottles
 
 
HIGHLIGHTS/POINTS OF INTERESTS
  • 3 luxurious waterfront inns
  • 5 days of great coastal cycling
  • paddling though a wildlife refuge
  • fabulous gourmet meals
 
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Hatteras, Ocracoke, and Roanoke Islands are all featured on this new itinerary that allows the bicycle tourist to explore more of the Outer Banks. Visit the site of the Wright brothers’ first flight, miles of undeveloped seashore, up to four historic lighthouses, and more. Enjoy fresh local seafood, and all waterfront accommodations.

 
 
DAY BY DAY ITINERARY
Day 1   Columbia to Ocracoke
Day 2   Ocracoke to Buxton
Day 3   Buxton to Manteo
Day 4   A Day on the Northern Outer Banks
Day 5   Manteo to Columbia
 
OPTIONS
Additional Activities During Trip
 
kayaking, beach walks
Countries Visited  
  • USA
    • North Carolina
    • Outer Banks
Cities Visited   Ocracoke, Buxton, Manteo, Corolla, Kitty Hawk
 
 
SPECIAL OFFERS
Early Bird Discount

$100 for those who reserve and pay-in-full 180 days prior to the tour. The discount drops by $25 each month thereafter.


 
 
LODGING

Lodging:

Night 1: The Castle on Silver Lake, Ocracoke, NC. You will not want to leave the island hospitality provided by this beautifully restored bed and breakfast! Relax with friends by the private heated pool, on the widow's walk, or in the parlor complete with billiards table.

Nights 2: The Inn on Pamlico Sound, Buxton, NC is a full service inn on the water. The Inn provides a casually elegant lodging, waterfront balconies, swimming pool, and gourmet dining, and a full service spa.

Nights 3 & 4: Tranquil House, Manteo, NC is located on the Shallowbag Bay waterfront in quaint downtown Manteo surrounded by beautiful boardwalks, and sailboats. Built in the style of stately Outer Banks Inns of the 19th Century and enhanced by the conveniences of the 20th, the charm of custom cypress woodwork and beveled and stained glass will greet you at every turn.

 
CYCLING

Average mileage of 47 per day varies at the options of individual guests. Bike less than 20 or more than 60. Terrain is flat, but windy days are common. The tour is suitable for road bikes or hybrid style bikes.

 
TOUR SUPPLIER
Company Name Carolina Tailwinds
Country     USA
 
 
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