Local Hotels

Hotels

For postcard-perfect long weekends, or full week stays that have exceptional access to indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants, and amenities, there's nothing quite like the convenience of a stay at a local hotel or motel. A number of area hotels have been welcoming guests for decades, and as a result, vacationers have come back year after year for the fantastic service and the million-dollar views.

Vacation Rental Homes

Vacation Rentals

Visitors are often surprised at the number and variety of weekly vacation rentals throughout the area.. Vacation rentals are, in fact, an increasingly popular accommodation available to vacationers, and visitors will find that the sheer number of rentals available allows them to find an ideal retreat to fit their crew, from quiet condo complexes to brightly colored oceanfront sand castles.

Dixieland Speedway

Dixieland Speedway

Summertime Friday nights are hot in Elizabeth City, thanks mainly to the Dixieland Speedway, a 3/8th mile dirt track that attracts stock car, go-kart and motorcycle racers from all across the eastern North Carolina region. An exciting spot with a family-friendly atmosphere, this destination is a great place for racing fans to satisfy their need for speed without venturing very far from the heart of North Carolina's Inner Banks.

Encore Theatre Company

Encore Theatre Company

There's no question that the small southern Elizabeth City is growing in population, prestige, and overall culture, and the Encore Theatre Company is doing a fine and longstanding job of making this transition come to fruition. The company, which recently celebrated its 20 year anniversary, allows professional and amateurs from all across the community shine in a number of noteworthy productions. From thought provoking dramas to lighthearted and family-friendly musicals, the Encore Theatre Company allows everyone in Elizabeth City to enjoy an occasional night out at the theater.

Econo Lodge Elizabeth City

Econo Lodge Elizabeth City

The Econo Lodge Elizabeth City is a budget-friendly motel for visitors cruising through or staying in the Elizabeth City area, and has a nicely central and easy-to-reach location that’s on the intersection of Halstead Blvd. and US Highway 17. Located just a few minutes away from the Museum of the Albemarle, as well as local schools including Elizabeth City State University and Mid-Atlantic Christian University, the motel is a solid option for visitors looking for convenience inside and out.

Travelers Inn Elizabeth City

Travelers Inn Elizabeth City

Travelers Inn Elizabeth City is a budget-friendly and convenient destination for visitors cruising along the Inner Banks waterfront, and is located across the street from the local Albemarle College, and is just a shell’s through away from the Pasquotank River. Close to a number of regional attractions, including boat ramps, central Elizabeth City, and the Pine Lakes Country Club, this motel is a solid choice for visitors who need a comfortable place to stay without spending excess travelling funds.

Elizabeth City State University

Elizabeth City State University

Although small, the diverse and distinctive Elizabeth City has a world of opportunities that span all interests, many of which can be studied in detail at the acclaimed Elizabeth City State University. This institution, and home of the ECSU Vikings, has a long history of providing exceptional education to its students, allowing them to go out and succeed in all regions of northeastern North Carolina and beyond.

Hampton Inn Elizabeth City

Hampton Inn Elizabeth City

Visitors who are travelling along US Highway 17 and who need an easy place to stay can pull into the Hampton Inn in Elizabeth City. Situated on the outskirts of the downtown area, and easy to reach via both Highway 17 and Route 344 (or Halstead Blvd.), this centrally located hotel is close to a number of restaurants and shopping centers, and is just two miles away from Elizabeth City State University.

Downtown Waterfront Market

Downtown Waterfront Market

The seasonally open Downtown Waterfront Market is a great locale for shoppers, art aficionados, and foodies to come together in an outdoor, homegrown environment that features the very best products that Albemarle residents have to offer. An all-encompassing cornucopia of baked goods, fresh fruits and veggies, seafood, local crafts, jewelry, and so much more, the Downtown Waterfront Market is a widely diverse haven for all things fresh, local, and distinctly Elizabeth City.

Days Inn Elizabeth City

Days Inn Elizabeth City

Days Inn Elizabeth City is a modest but comfortable hotel that’s easily accessible for travelers passing through the Inner Banks and visitors who want to be close to the heart of Elizabeth City. Located just off of US Highway 17, and less than a 15-minute drive from the Elizabeth City Regional Airport, the hotel is situated in a nicely central spot that’s just 2-3 miles away from waterfront attractions, the Museum of the Albemarle, and Elizabeth City State University.

Port Discover

Port Discover

Kids of all ages can instantly become scientists, gardeners, doctors, and pilots, all just by walking through the unimposing downtown doors of Elizabeth City's Port Discover. This cool destination provides hours of fun for local and visiting little ones, with a wide range of exhibits and interactive displays that covers virtually all young ages, complete with monthly and regular programs to make this expedition even more engaging. A delight for kids who won't quite realize that it's also educational, Port Discover is a great destination for new explorers to develop their interests and show their stuff in the heart of Elizabeth City.

Pond House Inn

Pond House Inn

The Pond House Inn is a romantic and charming destination for vacationers that’s found along the banks of the Pasquotank River. Close to regional attractions like the Museum of the Albemarle, as well as local colleges and public parks, this Bed & Breakfast is a fine home base for exploring the area, and / or a postcard-perfect private retreat to get away from it all.

Charles Creek Park

Charles Creek Park

The Charles Creek Park, located just a block away from the waterfront at most, is a favorite local destination on a warm summer day. Featuring a wide range of activities that can easily be tailored to all age levels and outdoor interests, this small sliver of Elizabeth City is a fun patch of green space in an otherwise populated neighborhood that is wide open for everyone to explore.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Elizabeth City

Fairfield Inn & Suites Elizabeth City

Fairfield Inn & Suites Elizabeth City is a large but relaxed hotel that’s located outside of the downtown area, but is just a couple miles away from several of the region’s favorite attractions, including the Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City State University, and the Elizabeth City Shipyard. Found just off of Halsted Blvd. and roughly a mile away from US Highway 17, this hotel is both convenient and generous, with all the comforts of home.

Best Western Plus Elizabeth City Inn & Suites

Best Western Plus Elizabeth City Inn & Suites

The Best Western Plus Elizabeth City Inn & Suites is a good option for visitors who are staying in Elizabeth City for a quick visit or a long-term stay, thanks to various sized accommodations that can range from individual rooms to suites with living areas and pull-out sofas. The hotel is located just off of US Highway 17 along Halstead Blvd., and is less than two miles away from the Museum of the Albemarle, and just a few miles away from The Pines at Elizabeth City golf course. There’s also several shopping centers and restaurant options just a couple streets away, ensuring that guests are close to both attractions and travel services that come in handy after a long day on the road.

Arts of the Alemarle

Arts of the Alemarle

The Arts of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City is a multi-faceted center that features arts in all mediums, from live theater and music to the showcased works of more than 250 local and regional artists, craftsmen and photographers. Ever-changing with new exhibits or productions to discover on a regular basis, the Arts of the Albemarle Center serves a vital community role as the heart of Elizabeth City's cultural scene.

Quality Inn Elizabeth City

Quality Inn Elizabeth City

The Quality Inn Elizabeth City is a budget-friendly option for Elizabeth City visitors which is just a couple of miles away from the heart of the waterfront area. The motel is situated along US Highway 17 and is close to Halsted Blvd., and is bordered by a number of shopping centers, restaurants, pharmacies, and other services. Guests can easily reach the Museum of the Albemarle, which is just 1.7 miles away, as well as the nearby Elizabeth City State University, and other attractions including a local bowling alley, a movie theater, and other amusements.

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City

U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City

Outer Banks and Inner Banks Coast Guard personnel, as well as Coast Guard recruits from all over the nation, are very much familiar with the Coast Guard Air Station (CGAS) in Elizabeth City. This flagship station has been instrumental in leading the region in search and rescues missions, and is easily one of the largest and busiest Coast Guard air stations in the United States, embarking on East Coast airborne operations as far away as the Caribbean, the Azores, and Greenland. Serving dual purposes as a military base that assists with search and rescue, Maritime Law enforcement, and International Ice Patrol, as well as an institute where Aviation pros earn their wings, the station is a proud hallmark of the United Sates Coast Guard, and a distinctive point of pride for Elizabeth City and Albemarle region residents.