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Welcome to The Tar Heel Motel in Nags Head on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Since 1960 the Tar Heel has welcomed families and fishermen to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and has provided reasonably priced lodging and accommodations to the OBX for over 50 years and continues today. The great grandchildren of our first guests continue the family tradition of visiting the Tar Heel for their family vacation. Come join our growing list of friends for a vacation that truly refreshes.

We are only 10 minutes away from Oregon Inlet where deep sea fishermen return from the Gulf Stream. Enjoy miles of secluded beach at the National Seashore and return for a refreshing dip in the pool and to watch the sun set over the Albemarle Sound.

Kick back and stay awhile, enjoy island life with us at the Tar Heel Motel.

Accommodations at Tar Heel Motel in Nags Head, North Carolina


The Tar Heel Motel offers you a choice of affordable lodging accommodations in Nags Head: kitchenettes, double rooms with two beds, and standard single rooms with one bed.

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Local Attractions at Tar Heel Motel in Nags Head, North Carolina

Local Attractions

There are several parks, museums, nature trails, and historical events that are reenacted throughout the area at different times of the year. Come enjoy what the area has to offer.

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Fishing near Tar Heel Motel in Nags Head, North Carolina


Let’s face it, fishing is one of the biggest highlights of the Outer Banks. The Outer Banks offers surf fishing, pier fishing, sound fishing, inshore charters and offshore charters.

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ESA Surfing Championship

September 17-23rd, 2017
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