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The Sea Oats Motel is located approximately 56 miles south of Norfolk, VA & approximately 35 miles from Elizabeth City, NC.

We are on the corner of NC Route 158 (Caratoke Hwy) & North River Drive, adjacent to the Tobacco Barn Convenient Store.  


From the North: Take Route 168 South or Rt 17 South from Norfolk, VA to Rt 158 East, following signs to the Outer Banks area ( Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills & Kitty Hawk). From Elizabeth City, NC, take Rt 158 East. The Motel is on RT 158, 3 miles south of the small town of Grandy, NC. The most visible sign close to our entrance is for the Tobacco Barn, a small convenient store on the corner of Rt 158 & North River Drive. Turn right onto North River Dr. & the Motel is on the right. (Travel time from Norfolk, is approx 1 hour & 15 min).


From The south or east: Take Route 64 from Raleigh or Rocky Mount, NC (Interstate 95) onto the Outer Banks. When Rt 64 ends, take Rt 158 West through the towns of Nags Head. Kill Devil Hills,  & Kitty Hawk.  After crossing the Wright Brother’s Memorial Bridge, we are 7.5 miles north on the left side. Look for Tobacco Barn convenient store on the left. Turn left onto North River Drive & the motel is on the right.



The Currituck County area is known to be a ‘Sportsman’s Paradise’ and is rich with wildlife refuges & natural beauty of the Currituck & Albemarle Sound waters. The surrounding area is a rural setting & is centrally located for those that wish to take advantage of outdoor activities such as boating, fishing, duck hunting, hiking, or bicycling. We are a short drive to the Outer Banks, a tourist destination, which offers great restaurants, outlet stores, world class beaches & numerous historical & natural sites.   


For additional information about the local area & businesses, call the Currituck Chamber of Commerce: (252) 453-9497 or toll free 1-877-287-7488, email: info@currituckchamber.com,  www.currituckchamber.com, P.O. Box 1160, Grandy, NC 27939.


Other websites for local area attractions & information:

www.albemarle-nc.com/currituck/ - A coastal community guide by ICW-NET

www.mycurrituck.com – “Everything about anything in Currituck”

www.co.currituck.nc.us – The Currituck County Government website



For Outer Banks information, please visit the Outer Banks Visitor’s Bureau website at www.outerbanks.org or call 1-877-629-4386.