Driftwood Motel

Address: State Route 12, Cedar Island, North Carolina, 28520, United States | Hotel
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This hotel, located on State Route 12, Cedar Island, is near Cedar Island National Wildlife Refuge.
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    Travel Blogs from Cedar Island

    Mrs Henry meets Norman Bates, again!

    A travel blog entry by mr.henry on Sep 18, 2013

    2 comments, 6 photos

    Mrs Henry and I apologise for being offline for a bit. Circumstances conspired, about which more in a minute.

    But first to alarming news from Old Mr Henry, temporary custodian of the Mr Henry Institute while Mrs Henry and myself do the hard grind of international travel. Old Mr Henry emailed us that he'd had no response from Frank yet, but that it’s early days. More worryingly, he noted, was that he had received representations from numerous US donors to the Mr ...

    Ocracoke aka "I-almost-croaked"

    A travel blog entry by zoe-the-dog on Jun 22, 2010

    1 comment, 11 photos

    ... and he set up a nice cover over our otherwise shadeless campsite. The island is long narrow and flat, mostly sand dunes, tall grass and some low lying shrubs. The campsite is basically on the beach, separated only by a large sand dune, so we went to the ocean at least a couple times a day. We couldn't stay there long because it was a little to much sun exposure for me, but the ocean breeze off the water felt great and I got my toes wet. Now and then Lauren would drag ...

    Our Sail to Ocracoke on the Outer Banks

    A travel blog entry by pas_de_deux on Apr 30, 2010

    10 photos

    We spent four days in Beaufort waiting for good weather to continue up the coast. While there we visited the very nice Maritime Museum and the fascinating old cemetery. For the cemetery there was a thorough printed "walking tour" guide that told the stories of many of the “residents”. Included were many Revolutionary and Civil War era soldiers, a British soldier buried standing up so he could salute the King, and a young girl who ...

    One of Blackbeard's Favorite Anchorages

    A travel blog entry by nanseaj on Nov 05, 2009

    17 photos

    ... the island we left the hustle bustle behind and continued into town. Not much has changed, it is still a sleepy little town. We found a nice hotel on the harbor and then enjoyed a late lunch of peel and eat shrimp and tuna skewers at Howard's Pub. We walked back through town and along the back streets, enjoying the slow-paced life here. As evening approached we walked along the harbor to ...

    Ocracoke Island- the wind blows

    A travel blog entry by gknopp on May 09, 2008


    Since many of you are westerers who read this blog, you may no know much about the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Its a remote place that forms the ocean side barrier in NC. Its a remote place and one many folks visit. Its also the hurricane "catchers mitt" and the graveyard of many ships. Inside the 'banks' is Pamlico Sound. This is a large and shallow body of water know for its rough conditions when the winds kick up. It is often 10' ...