Getting To The Outer Banks

Below you will find directions to get yourself safely to your vacation rental and to whatever adventures lie in store for you.  So how do you get here?

From The Closest Airport To The Outer Banks

If you’ll be flying to the Outer Banks then the closes airport is the Norfolk International Airport (ORF).  From there you’ need to:

  1. Get on the I-64 E from Norview Ave.
  2. After 12.2 miles take exit 291B merging onto I-464/VA-168 S towards US-17 S.
  3. Continue onto Va-168 S for 63.5 miles (it will have turned into US-158 E about half way through).
  4. Use either of the left two lanes to turn onto 1493.
  5. Follow that 1.5 miles onto Ocean Blvd.

The map below shows the full directions from the airport to the Carolina Designs offices however stopping there may not be necessary. The email confirmation you’ll have received with your reservation will have full entry instructions.

Driving From The North

If you’ll be driving from the North-East you’ll get to enjoy a beautiful drive along the way.  In our instructions we’re going to start on the I-95 S just outside of Washington DC.  From there you will:

  1. Use either of the left two lanes to take exit 84A to merge onto the I-295 S.
  2. After 14.9 miles use the right two lanes to take exit 28A to merge onto the 1-64 E.  Stay on that for 63.8 miles.
  3. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 264 for I-664 S.
  4. Continue on the I-664 S for 15.5 miles before taking exit 15B for the I-64.
  5. You’ll continue on the I-64 W for 7.6 miles before taking exit 291B to merge onto VA-168 S.
  6. Continue onto Va-168 S for 63.5 miles (it will have turned into US-158 E about half way through).
  7. Use either of the left two lanes to turn onto 1493.
  8. Follow that 1.5 miles onto Ocean Blvd.

The map below shows the full directions from just outside Washington, DC to the Carolina Designs offices however stopping there may not be necessary. The email confirmation you’ll have received with your reservation will have full entry instructions.

Driving From The West

If you’ll be driving from the West we’re going to start our instructions from Greensboro on the I-40 E.

  1. Follow signs for Interstate 40/Raleigh
  2. Use the right 2 lanes and take exit 289 for Wade Avenue toward I-440/US-1 N.
  3. Continue on Wade Avenue for 2.2 miles before taking exit I-440 E/US-1 N.
  4. Use the right two lanes to take exit 14 towards the US-264 E.
  5. Continue on the US-264 E for 13.6 miles.
  6. Keep left at the fork to continue on the US-64 E following signs for Rocky Mont Tarboro.
  7. Take exit 515 for US-64 E.
  8. Continue on the US-64 E for 103.9 miles (it will have become the US-158 W).
  9. Use either of the left two lanes to turn onto 1493.
  10. Follow that 1.5 miles onto Ocean Blvd.

Driving From The South

There are a few ways to get to the Outer Banks from the south but the most popular is via the I-95 N.  We’re going to start our directions in Florence, SC.  From there you’ll:

  1. Take the I-95 N about 167 miles until you see exit 138.
  2. Use exit 138 to merge onto the the US-64 E toward Rocky Mount.
  3. After 52 miles take exit 515 towards Plymouth/Manteo
  4. Continue on the US-64 E for 103.9 miles (it will have become the US-158 W).
  5. Use either of the left two lanes to turn onto 1493.
  6. Follow that 1.5 miles onto Ocean Blvd.

Of course, if you have any questions about your travels or your stay on the Outer Banks you are welcome to contact us.  We’re here to help make your stay everything it can be and more, right from the beginning of your travels to visit us.