Traffic to the Outer Banks is often challenging during the busy summer season, especially on Saturdays from noon until 6:00pm. Those guests reserving homes in the towns of Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills should consider taking an alternate route.
Although longer in miles, these options my actually save you time due to less traffic congestion, and you get to discover the unique beauty of our Inner Banks. Check the maps below for alternate route options to the Outer Banks:
1. From or thru Richmond, VA - (Alternate 1): 4 hours and 2 minutes - 237 miles of mixed road types, some scenic and rural:
2. From or thru Richmond, VA - (Alternate 2): 4 hours and 20 minutes, 275 miles of mostly large roads and Interstate:
3. From or thru Virginia’s Easter Shore or Hampton Roads - (Alternate): 2 hours and 42 minutes, 149 miles of mixed road types, some scenic and rural: