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Point-Harbor is a small community that lies at the tip of a peninsula in Currituck County that is surrounded by the Currituck Sound to the east and the Albermarle Sound to the west. Highway 158 runs down the center of this long, narrow finger of land that is considered the gateway to the Outer Banks region. Directly across the Currituck Sound from Point Harbor is Kitty Hawk Beach on the Outer Banks. Dozens of attractions, historical points of interest and recreational opportunities abound in the Point Harbor region. The beaches of the area have been described as "one of the best undiscovered beaches on the East Coast," by USA Weekend. Choose from swimming, sunning, shelling, surfing, kite boarding, fishing and boating. Currituck County offers five 18-hole golf courses and one 9-hole course. There are a variety of campgrounds, marinas, hotels, motels, vacation rentals and restaurants in the area, as well. Attractions include the Mackay Island National Wildlife Refuge, the Wright Brothers National Memorial, Roanoke Island and The Lost Colony, the North Carolina Aquarium and the North Carolina Maritime Museum. To the north across the Sound to the Outer Banks are the undeveloped beaches of Corolla and Carova, and the wild horses in the Currituck National Wildlife Refuge. Vacationing in the Point Harbor region is a chance to experience the many sides of North Carolina - historical, natural and cultural, all in one place.

Surrounding areas: Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (5.1 mi), Duck, North Carolina (6.7 mi), Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina (8.3 mi), Sanderling, North Carolina (9.6 mi), Nags Head, North Carolina (12.7 mi), Manteo, North Carolina (13.5 mi), Corolla, North Carolina (21.0 mi)

Point Harbor Vacation Rentals

Point Harbor Hotels and Resorts

Hotels & Motels
Hilton Garden Inn5353 N Virginia Dare TrlKitty Hawk, NC4.9 mi.(252) 261-1290
Beach Haven Motel4104 Va Dare TRLKitty Hawk, NC5.1 mi.(919) 261-4785
Holiday Inn Express3919 Croatan HwyKitty Hawk, NC5.7 mi.(252) 261-4888
Budget Host InnKill Devil Hills, NC7.4 mi.(252) 441-2503
Comfort Inn North401 N Virginia Dare TrlKill Devil Hills, NC8.8 mi.(252) 480-2600
Days Inn Mariner180 N Virginia Dare TrlKill Devil Hills, NC8.8 mi.(252) 441-2021
Days Inn-oceanfront101 N Virginia Dare TRLKill Devil Hills, NC8.8 mi.(252) 441-7211
Sanderling Inn & Resort1461 Duck RdKitty Hawk, NC8.9 mi.(919) 261-4111
First Colony Inn6720 S Va Dare TRLNags Head, NC12.7 mi.(919) 441-5340
Elizabethan Inn814 Hwy 64Manteo, NC13.5 mi.(252) 473-2101
Scarborough Inn524 Hwy 64/264Manteo, NC13.5 mi.(252) 473-3979
Nags Head Inn4701 S Virginia Dare TRLNags Head, NC13.7 mi.(919) 441-0454
Quality Inn Sea Oatel7123 South Virginia Dare TRLNags Head, NC15.9 mi.(919) 441-7191
Hampton Inn & Suites333 Audubon DrCorolla, NC21.0 mi.(252) 453-6565
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1017 Clemson Rd/frontage RdColumbia, NC27.9 mi.(910) 436-1900
Culpepper Inn609 West Main StElizabeth City, NC28.7 mi.(252) 335-9235
Microtel Inn & Suites848 Halstead BlvdElizabeth City, NC28.9 mi.(252) 331-7751
Comfort Inn Of Elizabeth City306 S Hughes BlvdElizabeth City, NC29.2 mi.(252) 338-8900
Hampton Inn402 Halstead BlvdElizabeth City, NC29.3 mi.(252) 333-1800
Quality Inn522 S Hughes BlvdElizabeth City, NC29.3 mi.(252) 338-3951

Point Harbor Weather & Climate

The Outer Banks weather is generally mild year round with abundant sunshine. Summer precipitation is the greatest and also the most variable, occurring mostly with thunderstorms. Daily showers are not uncommon, but neither are periods of one to two weeks without rain. Autumn is the driest season. Summer air temperatures are generally cooler along the immediate coastline than even just a few miles inland. The Gulf Stream has some direct effect on winter weather, especially on the immediate coast. Though it lies some 50 miles offshore, warm water eddies spin off from the Gulf Stream and helps moderate the winter air temperatures along the Outer Banks. Occasionally the Gulf Stream clashes with the cold Labrador Current, causing unstable conditions. Tropical hurricanes come close enough to influence North Carolina weather about twice in an average year.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 51°F 35°F 4.67 in. 49°F
February 53°F 37°F 3.22 in. 46°F
March 60°F 43°F 4.62 in. 52°F
April 68°F 51°F 3.13 in. 59°F
May 75°F 59°F 4.21 in. 68°F
June 82°F 68°F 4.77 in. 73°F
July 86°F 72°F 5.25 in. 77°F
August 85°F 71°F 5.64 in. 80°F
September 80°F 67°F 4.93 in. 76°F
October 71°F 56°F 4.10 in. 70°F
November 63°F 48°F 3.40 in. 58°F
December 55°F 40°F 3.67 in. 55°F

Point Harbor Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are the Northeastern Regional airport (EDE) located about 43 miles west of Point Harbor in Edenton, North Carolina, the Chesapeake Regional airport (CPK) located approximately 50 miles northwest of Point Harbor in Norfolk, Virginia, the Norfolk International airport (ORF) located roughly 60 miles northwest of Point Harbor in Norfolk / Virginia Beach / Williamsburg, Virginia, and finally the Suffolk Municipal airport (SFQ) located around 61 miles northwest of Point Harbor in Suffolk, Virginia.

Point Harbor Attractions

Amusement and Theme Parks
Dowdy'sNags HeadNC12.7 mi.
MotorworldVirginia BeachVA54.5 mi.
Water Parks
Wild Water RapidsVirginia BeachVA54.5 mi.
Water Country U.S.A.WilliamsburgVA96.7 mi.
Golf Courses
Duck Woods Country ClubKitty HawkNC5.5 mi.
Sea Scape Golf LinksKitty HawkNC5.5 mi.
Pointe Golf ClubPowells PointNC5.8 mi.
Carolina ClubGrandyNC11.9 mi.
Goose Creek Golf & Country ClubGrandyNC11.9 mi.
Nags Head Golf LinksNags HeadNC14.3 mi.
State Parks
Jockeys Ridge State ParkNC12.3 mi. 
False Cape State ParkVA35.0 mi. 
National Maritime CenterNorfolkVA59.7 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Chrysler Museum of ArtNorfolkVA59.7 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Hampton Roads Naval MuseumNorfolkVA59.7 mi.(History)
Zoos and Aquariums
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke IslandManteoNC13.5 mi.
Virginia Zoological ParkNorfolkVA59.7 mi.
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll ShoresAtlantic BeachNC109.2 mi.

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