OBXL Tour Map and Directions

Day 1 – Currituck Beach Lighthouse to Bodie Island Lighthouse
(42.9 miles / 214 steps)

(1101 Corolla Village Road, Corolla, North Carolina 27927)

1. Head east on Corolla Village Rd – 354 ft
2. Turn right toward Hampton St – 0.9 mi
3. Turn left onto Hampton St – 52 ft
4. Turn right onto NC-12 S – 1.0 mi
5. Turn right onto Ocean Forest Ct – 49 ft
6. Turn left onto Corolla Bike Path – 0.4 mi
7. Turn right onto Monteray Dr – 1.1 mi
8. Turn right onto NC-12 S – 17.4 mi
9. Turn left onto N Virginia Dare Trail – 0.1 mi
10. Turn right toward Lindbergh Ave – 486 ft
11. Turn left onto Lindbergh Ave – 2.1 mi
12. Turn left onto Starfish Ln – 361 ft
13. Turn right onto N Virginia Dare Trail – 12.6 mi
14. Turn left onto Old Oregon Inlet Rd/S Virginia Dare Trail
Continue to follow Old Oregon Inlet Rd – 4.9 mi
15. Turn left onto NC-12 S – 1.2 mi
16. Turn right onto Bodie Island Lighthouse Road – destination will be on the left – 0.9 mi

Day 2 – Bodie Island Lighthouse to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse  (43.1 miles / 268 steps)
(8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse Road, Nags Head, North Carolina 27959)

17. Head north on Bodie Island Lighthouse Rd toward NC-12 S – 0.9 mi
18. Turn right onto NC-12 S – 41.0 mi
19. Turn left onto Lighthouse Rd – 1.0 mi
20. Turn left – 0.1 mi
21. Turn right – Take the stairs – 486 ft
22. Turn left – 82 ft

Day 3 – Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to Ocracoke Lighthouse  (36.0 miles)
(46368 Old Lighthouse Road, Buxton, North Carolina 27920)

23. Head north – 82 ft
24. Turn right toward Lighthouse Rd – Take the stairs – 486 ft
25. Turn left toward Lighthouse Rd – 0.1 mi
26. Turn right onto Lighthouse Rd – 0.7 mi
27. Turn left onto Flowers Ridge Rd – 0.8 mi
28. Turn left onto Deer Run Cir – 0.2 mi
29. Turn right onto 1529/Lost Tree Trail – 0.2 mi
30. Turn left onto 1530/Crooked Ridge Trail
Continue to follow Crooked Ridge Trail – 1.1 mi
31. Slight right onto Old Doctors Rd – 0.3 mi
32. Turn left onto NC-12 S – 8.0 mi
33. Turn left onto Eagle Pass Rd – 0.8 mi
34. Turn left onto NC-12 S – 0.4 mi
35. Turn right onto NC-12 – 10 ft
36. Turn left to stay on NC-12 – 0.1 mi
37. Turn right onto NC-12 S – 115 ft
38. Take the NC-12 ferry – 9.6 mi
39. Turn right toward NC-12 – 105 ft
40. Turn right onto NC-12 – 13.2 mi
41. Turn left onto Lighthouse Road – destination will be on the right – 0.3 mi

Day 4 – Ocracoke Lighthouse to Cape Lookout Lighthouse  (56.7 miles / 220 Steps)
(Lighthouse Rd, Ocracoke, NC 27960)

42. Head northeast on Lighthouse Rd toward Loop Rd – 230 ft
43. Turn left onto Creek Rd – 0.1 mi
44. Turn right onto Silver Lake Dr – 0.2 mi
45. Continue straight onto NC-12 – 0.5 mi
46. Take the Cedar Island – Ocracoke ferry to Cedar Island – 19.9 mi
47. Continue straight onto Cedar Island Rd – 12.0 mi
48. Continue straight onto US-70 W – 8.1 mi
49. Turn left onto Horseshoe Rd – 0.3 mi
50. Turn left onto Grady Davis Ln – 262 ft
51. Take the Cape Lookout Ferry Service – 3.6 mi
52. Continue straight – 381 ft
53. Turn right – 11.4 mi
54. Turn right – 0.3 mi
55. Turn left – 213 ft
56. Turn right – 394 ft
57. Turn left – destination will be on the right – 374 ft

Day 5 – Cape Lookout Lighthouse to New Bern, North Carolina  (60.6 miles)
Core Banks, NC

58. Head southwest – 56 ft
59. Turn left – 0.2 mi
60. Slight right – 0.6 mi
61. Turn left – 0.3 mi
62. Turn right – 272 ft
63. Slight left toward Cape Lookout Rd – 0.3 mi
64. Turn left onto Cape Lookout Rd – 1.0 mi
65. Take the Harkers Island-Cape Lookout Ferry – 5.3 mi
66. Continue straight onto Island Rd – 2.2 mi
67. Turn right onto Cape Lookout Dr – 1.3 mi
68. Turn right onto Island Rd – 0.8 mi
69. Continue onto Harkers Island Rd – 1.1 mi
70. Turn left onto Blueberry Kennel Rd – 0.2 mi
71. Turn right onto Crow Hill Rd – 2.8 mi
72. Turn left onto Gillikin Rd – 0.2 mi
73. Turn right to stay on Gillikin Rd – 0.6 mi
74. Turn left onto US-70 W – 4.3 mi
75. Turn right onto Merrimon Rd – 2.4 mi
76. Turn left onto Laurel Rd – 2.3 mi
77. Turn right onto NC-101 W – 16.0 mi
78. Slight right onto Mimosa Dr – 0.8 mi
79. Turn left onto Chadwick Ave – 82 ft
80. Turn right onto US-70 W/W Main St
Continue to follow US-70 W – 0.3 mi
81. Turn right onto State Rd 1765 – 1.8 mi
82. Turn left toward US-70 W – 131 ft
83. Turn right onto US-70 W – 1.0 mi
84. Turn right onto Pine Grove Rd – 72 ft
85. Turn left onto State Rd 1772 – 2.3 mi
86. Turn right onto US-70 W – 0.9 mi
87. Turn right onto Flanners Beach Rd – 75 ft
88. Turn left toward E Fisher Ave – 1.9 mi
89. Turn left onto E Fisher Ave – 79 ft
90. Turn right onto US-70 W – 0.6 mi
91. Turn right onto Riverdale Rd – 75 ft
92. Turn left onto State Rd 1159 – 1.3 mi
93. Continue onto Old Cherry Point Rd – 5.5 mi
94. Turn left toward US-70 W – 328 ft
95. Turn right onto US-70 W – 0.5 mi
96. Take exit 417A toward New Bern – 0.2 mi
97. Merge onto U.S. 70 Bus – 1.0 mi
98. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto Broad St/U.S. 70 Bus – 0.5 mi

Day 6 – New Bern, North Carolina to Swan Quarter, North Carolina   (81.4 miles)

99. Head west on Broad St/U.S. 70 Bus toward George St
Continue to follow U.S. 70 Bus – 1.1 mi
100. Slight right onto NC-55/Neuse Blvd
Continue to follow NC-55 – 3.4 mi
101. Turn right toward NC-43 N/Washington Post Rd – 417 ft
102. Continue onto NC-43 N/Washington Post Rd
Continue to follow NC-43 N – 8.6 mi
103. Continue onto Macedonia Church Rd – 0.4 mi
104. Turn right onto Old Brick Rd – 0.2 mi
105. Continue onto Hill Neck Rd – 5.9 mi
106. Continue onto Core Point Rd – 1.0 mi
107. Turn right onto Beaver Dam Rd – 1.0 mi
108. Slight left onto Aurora Rd – 1.4 mi
109. Continue onto Tunstall Swamp Rd – 3.3 mi
110. Turn left onto Marys Chapel Church Rd – 1.9 mi
111. Continue onto Mary Chapel Church Rd – 0.2 mi
112. Continue onto Main St – 0.6 mi
113. Slight left onto Creekmur Rd – 0.2 mi
114. Turn left onto Bonnerton Rd – 1.7 mi
115. Turn right onto Gray Rd – 0.9 mi
116. Slight right – 0.1 mi
117. Turn left toward NC-306 N – 4.4 mi
118. Turn right toward NC-306 N – 367 ft
119. Turn left onto NC-306 N – 2.6 mi
120. Turn left toward NC-306 – 0.1 mi
121. Turn left onto NC-306 – 220 ft
122. Take the Bayview-Aurora Ferry to Bath
Closed 12:00 – 5:00 am – 3.6 mi
123. Continue straight onto NC-306 – 0.3 mi
124. Turn right onto NC-99 N – 11.4 mi
125. Continue onto US-264 E – 0.1 mi
126. Turn right onto Old County Rd – 1.0 mi
127. Slight left onto US-264 BUS E/Pamlico St
Continue to follow US-264 BUS E – 1.4 mi
128. Continue onto US-264 E – 9.6 mi
129. Turn right onto State Rd 1167 – 0.3 mi
130. Continue onto State Rd 1158 – 0.8 mi
131. Turn right onto NC-45 S/US-264 E – 11.4 mi
132. Slight right onto NC-45 S – 2.2 mi
133. Turn left onto Main St – 154 ft

 

Day 7 (or 8) – Swan Quarter, North Carolina to Roanoke Marshes Light  (65.7 miles)

134. Head southwest on Main St toward 2nd St – 154 ft
135. Turn right onto NC-45 N – 0.2 mi
136. Slight left to stay on NC-45 N – 1.9 mi
137. Turn left onto NC-45 N/US-264 W – 0.7 mi
138. Turn right – 2.3 mi
139. Turn left – 26 ft
140. Turn right – 82 ft
141. Turn left – 0.2 mi
142. Turn right toward Turnpike Rd – 0.8 mi
143. Turn left toward Turnpike Rd – 335 ft
144. Turn right onto Turnpike Rd – 0.3 mi
145. Turn left onto Piney Woods Rd – 3.3 mi
146. Continue onto State Rd 1305 – 1.0 mi
147. Continue onto 1305 – 7.0 mi
148. Turn left onto N Lake Rd – 0.4 mi
149. Slight right onto 1312/N Lake Rd
Continue to follow 1312 – 0.8 mi
150. Continue onto N Lake Rd – 207 ft
151. Turn left – 2.3 mi
152. Turn right toward Logging Rd – 2.5 mi
153. Continue onto Logging Rd – 1.9 mi
154. Turn left onto 1st St W – 3.7 mi
155. Continue straight to stay on 1st St W – 3.1 mi
156. Continue onto Chip Rd – 3.4 mi
157. Turn left onto Whipping Creek Rd – 3.1 mi
158. Continue onto Dry Ridge South Rd – 3.4 mi
159. Continue onto Dry Ridge Rd – 0.7 mi
160. Turn right onto Alligator Rd – 1.6 mi
161. Continue onto Miltail Rd – 6.6 mi
162. Turn right onto Long Curve Rd – 1.0 mi
163. Slight left onto Link Rd – 1.7 mi
164. Turn left onto US-264 E – 2.5 mi
165. Turn right onto US-64 E – 1.7 mi
166. Continue onto US-64 BYP E – 5.9 mi
167. Turn left onto US-64 W – 1.5 mi

Day 8 (or 9) – Roanoke Marshes Light back to Currituck Beach Lighthouse  (41.5 miles)

168. Head south on US-64 E toward Budleigh St – 1.5 mi
169. Turn left to stay on US-64 E – 3.5 mi
170. Slight left onto US-158 W – 4.8 mi
171. Turn right onto E Hollowell St – 233 ft
172. Turn left onto S Memorial Ave – 0.4 mi
173. Turn left onto S Wrightsville Ave – 1.6 mi
174. Turn left onto E 8th St – 302 ft
175. Turn right onto US-158 W – 0.3 mi
176. Turn right onto Carolyn Dr – 0.1 mi
177. Turn left onto S Memorial Blvd – 1.7 mi
178. Turn right onto Ferris Ave – 390 ft
179. Turn left onto N Virginia Dare Trail – 4.0 mi
180. Turn left onto Lindbergh Ave – 2.3 mi
181. Slight left to stay on Lindbergh Ave – 240 ft
182. Turn left to stay on Lindbergh Ave – 164 ft
183. Turn right onto US-158 – 112 ft
184. Turn right onto NC-12 N/1493
Continue to follow NC-12 N – 17.6 mi
185. Turn right onto Dolphin St – 279 ft
186. Turn left onto Corolla Dr – 2.7 mi
187. Turn left onto Shad St – 479 ft
188. Turn right onto NC-12 N – 397 ft
189. Turn left onto Pedestrian Access Austin St to Morris Dr – 39 ft
190. Turn right toward Corolla Village Rd – 0.4 mi
191. Turn left onto Corolla Village Road – destination will be on the right – 354 ft

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