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Philadelphia to Nags Head drive

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 Firefly Music Festival
 Chincoteague Island
 Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
   Nags Head 
driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Philadelphia to Nags Head road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Philadelphia to Nags Head. If you're planning a road trip to Nags Head, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Philadelphia and Nags Head. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Philadelphia and Nags Head. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start in Philadelphia
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:15 pm  Firefly Music Festival
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:15 pm
drive for about 54 minutes

2:09 pm  Lewes
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:09 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

4:26 pm  Chincoteague Island
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours

 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Chincoteague Island
drive for about 1.5 hours

12:40 pm  Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:40 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

2:59 pm  Duck
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:59 pm
drive for about 28 minutes

4:27 pm  arrive in Nags Head

day 2 driving ≈ 3.5 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Firefly Music Festival

Lewes  (6 answers)

Chincoteague Island  (4 answers)
    Chincoteague Island  (3 mentions)

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel  (3 mentions)

Duck  (7 answers)

What are some things to do in Nags Head?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Nags Head to Philadelphia drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Philadelphia to Nags Head. Or get a full Philadelphia to Nags Head flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 354 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 29 minutes
112 Philadelphia travel answers
6 Lewes travel answers
4 Chincoteague Island travel answers
7 Duck travel answers
6 Nags Head travel answers


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