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In Elizabeth City — to The Pond House Inn:

From Water Street, proceed toward the new Museum of the Albemarle building (big white building with green roof). Just past the Museum you will come to a stop light. Turn left at the light. Continue straight ahead (the street name changes to “Riverside Avenue”) to the Dead End sign. Turn right at the sign (Raleigh Street), and continue for 3 blocks, then turn left at Fairfax Avenue. Continue on Fairfax Avenue for two blocks, to stop sigh. Turn right onto Rivershore, and take the first driveway into the Inn. You will see the sign. (Driving time: 10 minutes)

From Raleigh to Elizabeth City:

Take US 64 through Rock Mount to Highway 17 North at Williamston. Follow Highway 17 North through Edenton to Elizabeth City. US Route 17 North splits at the southern edge of Elizabeth City, into Bypass 17 North and Business 17 North. Take Business 17 North, which becomes Ehringhaus Road. Continue on Ehringhaus Road until it dead ends at Water Street (about two miles). Turn right onto Water Street.  Follow directions to The Pond House Inn (ABOVE). Distance: 153 miles

From Morehead City to Elizabeth City:

Take US Route 70 North to New Bern, then US Route 17 North to Elizabeth City. US Route 17 North splits at the southern edge of Elizabeth City, into Bypass 17 North and Business 17 North. Take Business 17 North, which becomes Ehringhaus Road. Continue on Ehringhaus Road until it dead ends at Water Street (about one mile). Turn right onto Water Street.  Follow directions to The Pond House Inn (ABOVE). Distance: 160 miles

From Northern Virginia to Elizabeth City:

Take I-95 South to I-64 East to Elizabeth City Exit. Follow signs (17 South) to Elizabeth City. Coming into town, take the Business Route (158 East), which will put you onto Elizabeth Street. Turn left on Elizabeth Street to Water Street (at the bridge), and turn right onto Water Street.  Follow the directions to The Pond House Inn (ABOVE).   Distance 180 miles.

From Norfolk Airport to Elizabeth City:

Take I-64 East toward Chesapeake to the Elizabeth City Exit.  Take Highway 17 South into Elizabeth City.  Coming into town, take the Business Route (158 East) which will take you to Elizabeth Street.  At Elizabeth Street, turn left and continue to Water Street (at the bridge).  Turn right onto Water Street.  Follow the directions to The Pond House Inn (ABOVE).  (Driving time: about one hour).