Down East – Outer Banks Trip

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Date(s) - Wednesday - October 2, 2019 - Friday - October 4, 2019
All Day


Hosted by Sean and Jenny Hsu (e-mail:

Tentative Itinerary October 2-4, 2019:

Wednesday, October 2nd: 

  • Leave from Harris Teeter in Surf City (corner of 17 and 210 next to Lowes)

Drive (~ 2 hours) to Washington, NC

  • NC Estuarium in Washington, NC (ticket $5.00)
  • Lunch at Ribeye’s in Washington, NC
  • Drive to Outer Banks Visitor Center (quick stop)
  • Drive to Hilton Garden Inn (HGI), Kitty Hawk 252-261-1290
  • Dinner at Basnight’s, Manteo 252-441-5405


Thursday, October 3rd:

  • Breakfast at Hilton Garden Inn
  • Lighthouses
    • Bodie
    • Hatteras
  • Lunch (The Wreck Tiki Bar in Hatteras)
  • Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
  • Back to HGI
  • Sanctuary Winery
  • Cotton Gin
  • Dinner at Hotel 

Friday, October 4th:

  • Breakfast at Hilton Garden Inn
  • Wright’s Brothers National Monument
  • NC Aquarium Manteo
  • Drive home

We have arranged for a block of rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk for October 2-4. 2019. The hotel is on the beach in a convenient location.  The rate is $149/night for the 2 nights.  An oceanfront room is $179/night.  The rooms have 2 Queen beds and can accommodate up to 4.  You can reserve rooms using the link below:  

If you prefer, you can also call the hotel directly (252-261-1290) to book a room.  The deadline for the block is September 6, 2019.

The default dates on the website are October 2-3 but enter October 2 (Wed) to 4 (Friday).  

If you plan to attend the trip and book a room, please let me know so I can update our list.   We are working on the trip details.  A tentative itinerary is shown above.

Thank you!

Sean Hsu