Destination Edenton

By Air, Land or Water.

Edenton is a destination well worth visiting. Only 90 minutes from the Hampton Roads area of Virginia, a little over 2 hours from Raleigh and about 75 minutes from Roanoke Island and the Outer banks. Washington DC, Philadelphia and Charlotte are a little further but easily within an easy half day’s drive. In other words, Edenton is a great escape for a weekend, a few days or a lifetime.

You can get here from there. ~ Map Q

How to Get to Edenton

From or To the Beach via US 64

Want to stop by Edenton on your way to the beach or going back home? Heading west, take Exit 554 toward NC 94/32 and follow 32 into the heart of Edenton.  Heading east, follow US 64 through Williamston, past Plymouth and take NC 32 north to merger with NC 94 and then follow NC 32 into the heart of Edenton.

From Raleigh

From Raleigh: Get to US 64 East however most direct for you and enjoy an easy drive around Rocky Mounty, Tarboro and through Williamson where you pick up US 17 North. Take the first exit (224) after crossing the Roanoke River Bridge on the outskirts of Edenton. That exit puts you on West Queen Street (US Business 17), which will take you to the heart of Edenton.

From Hampton Roads

Get on US 17 South and enjoy a drive past the Great Dismal Swamp (now four lanes) around Elizabeth City and into Edenton. Take exit 227, turn left at the end of the ramp a follow Virginia Road to its intersection with North Broad Street.  Turn right and a few blocks later you are in the heart of Edenton’s historic district and at the waterfront. Use this from Norfolk to Edenton.

From Washington DC area

Take I-95 South picking up I-295 South just before reaching Richmond. Take exit 3A onto US 460 East. As you approach Suffolk, take US 58/13 south. Follow US 13/NC 32 South where it turns left at the Suffolk Airport.  Follow NC 32 into Edenton, turning right onto North Broad and going a few blocks to the heart of the historic district and the waterfront. For example: From DC to Edenton.

Coordinates

36.0619N,76.6058W

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