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Driving from New York City to Rodanthe NC

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Driving from New York City to Rodanthe NC

We are driving from New York City where we live to Rodanthe NC, is it quicker to take 95 down to Richmond to 64 or along the coast on 1S to 113 to 13 and over Chesapeake Bay. I feel like the coastal path may be more direct but full of traffic lights and slower speeds.Any thoughts ?

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1. Re: Driving from New York City to Rodanthe NC

The coastal route avoids Baltimore and DC, which can have major traffic issues if you hit them at the wrong time. We avoid them as often as humanly possible. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel is something to see - worth the ride in one direction at least. You might get more specific responses from folks who have taken both routes if you post to the North Carolina - Outer Banks forum. I've seen lots of posts about the exact routes to take from your area.

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2. Re: Driving from New York City to Rodanthe NC

Take the coastal route!!

95 south once you get into Delaware from NJ (Delaware Memorial Bridge) is nothing but construction for approx 6 miles tying up traffic brutally!! Trust me I live here!!

We always take the coastal route when we go down! Love that ride much more then the 95 corridor!!


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3. Re: Driving from New York City to Rodanthe NC

There are lots of traffic lights on 113 , but still a better ride than 95. As mentioned, the D. C. area has the potential of adding a lot more time to your trip. As it is, google maps shows the coast as being the quicker way, and they do factor in lights, I believe.

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