North Carolina Rest Areas

If you’re planning a road trip of any distance, take a look at using North Carolina’s Rest Areas on your route to stop at. It’s a great way not to over stress yourself. North Carolina Rest Areas are designed to provide highway travelers a safe and convenient facility to rest before continuing with their journey.

North Carolina Rest Area Locations

North Carolina rest areas are typically roadside facilities that provide, parking at a minimum. Although some may have picnic areas and so much more. They are mainly maintained by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. Some may be closed due to maintenance issues, it is always best to have an alternate rest stop just in case.

North Carolina Rest Areas

Interstate I-26 NC Rest Areas

Tennessee / North Carolina State Line

I-26 Eastbound (Mile Marker 7)
Madison Welcome Center
I-26 Eastbound (Mile Marker 41)
Buncombe Rest Area
I-26 Westbound (Mile Marker 41)
Henderson Rest Area
I-26 Westbound (Mile Marker 66)
Polk Welcome Center

South Carolina / North Carolina State Line

Interstate I-40 NC Rest Areas

Interstate I-40 NC Eastbound

Tennessee / North Carolina State Line

I-40 Eastbound (Mile Marker 10)
Waywood Welcome Center
I-40 Eastbound (Mile Marker 82)
McDowell Rest Area
I-40 Eastbound (Mile Marker 136)
Catawba Rest Area
I-40 Eastbound (Mile Marker 177)
Davie Rest Area
I-40 Eastbound (Mile Marker 324)
Johnston Rest Area
I-40 Bidirectional (Mile Marker 364)
Duplin Rest Area

Wilmington

Interstate I-40 NC Westbound

Tennessee / North Carolina State Line

I-40 Westbound (Mile Marker 10)
Haywood Rest Area
I-40 Westbound (Mile Marker 82)
McDowell Rest Area
I-40 Westbound (Mile Marker 136)
Catawba Rest Area
I-40 Westbound (Mile Marker 177)
Davie Rest Area
I-40 Westbound (Mile Marker 324)
Johnston Rest Area
I-40 Bidirectional (Mile Marker 364)
Duplin Rest Area

Wilmington

Interstate I-73 / I-74 NC Rest Areas

I-73/74 Northbound (Mile Marker 58)
Randolph Visitor Center
I-73/74 Southbound (Mile Marker 58)
Randolph Visitor Center

Interstate I-77 NC Rest Areas

South Carolina / North Carolina State Line

I-77 Northbound (Mile Marker 1)
Mecklenburg Welcome Center
I-77 Bidirectional (Mile Marker 58)
Iredell Rest Area
I-77 Southbound (Mile Marker 106)
Surry Welcome Center

Virgina / North Carolina State Line

Interstate I-85 NC Rest Areas

Interstate I-85 NC Northbound

South Carolina / North Carolina State Line

I-85 Northbound (Mile Marker 2)
Cleveland Welcome Center
I-85 Northbound (Mile Marker 59)
Cabarrus Rest Area
I-85 Northbound (Mile Marker 99)
Davidson Rest Area
I-85 Northbound (Mile Marker 139)
Alamance Rest Area
I-85 Northbound (Mile Marker 199)
Granville Rest Area

Virgina / North Carolina State Line

Interstate I-85 NC Southbound

South Carolina / North Carolina State Line

I-85 Southbound (Mile Marker 59)
Cabarrus Rest Area
I-85 Southbound (Mile Marker 99)
Davidson Rest Area
I-85 Southbound (Mile Marker 139)
Alamance Rest Area
I-85 Southbound (Mile Marker 199)
Granville Rest Area
I-85 Southbound (Mile Marker 231)
Warren Welcome Center

Virgina / North Carolina State Line

Interstate I-95 NC Rest Areas

Interstate I-95 NC Northbound

South Carolina / North Carolina State Line

I-95 Northbound (Mile Marker 5)
Robeson Welcome Center
I-95 Northbound (Mile Marker 47)
Cumberland Rest Area
I-95 Northbound (Mile Marker 99)
Johnston Rest Area
I-95 Northbound (Mile Marker 142)
Nash Rest Area

Virgina / North Carolina State Line

Interstate I-95 NC Southbound

South Carolina / North Carolina State Line

I-95 Southbound (Mile Marker 47)
Cumberland Rest Area
I-95 Southbound (Mile Marker 99)
Johnston Rest Area
I-95 Southbound (Mile Marker 142)
Nash Rest Area
I-95 Southbound (Mile Marker 181)
Northampton Welcome Center

Virgina / North Carolina State Line

Rest Areas on US Routes in North Carolina

US Route US-17 NC Rest Areas

US-17 Bidirectional (1 mi South of VA)
Camden Visitor Center
US-17 Bidirectional (Harding Rd, Chocowinity)
Beaufort Rest Area
US-17 Bidirectional (at Shallotte)
Brunswick Visitor Center
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US Route US-19A / US-129 NC Rest Area

US-19A / US-129 Bidirectional (near Andrews)
Cherokee Rest Area

US Route US-23 / US-74 NC Rest Area

US-23 / US-74 Bidirectional (1 mi East of Blue Ridge)
Haywood Rest Area
US-23 / US-74 Bidirectional (2 mi East of Blue Ridge)
Haywood Rest Area

US Route US-29 NC Rest Area

US-29 Bidirectional (2 mi South of VA S.L.)
Caswell Visitor Center

US Route US-64 NC Rest Areas

US-64 Bidirectional (at Plymouth)
Washington Rest Area
US-64 Bidirectional (at Columbia)
Tyrrell Visitor Center
US-64 Bidirectional (at Columbia)
Dare Visitor Center

US Route US-70 NC Rest Areas

US-70 Bidirectional (at NC-1225 near Clarks)
Craven Rest Area
US-70 Bidirectional (at Morehead City)
Carteret Visitor Center

US Route US-158 NC Rest Areas

US-158 Bidirectional (1.5 mi south of Coinjock)
Currituck Rest Area
US-158 Bidirectional (at Kitty Hawk)
Dare Visitor Center

US Route US-221 NC Rest Areas

US-221 Bidirectional (2 mi west of Blowing Rock)
Watauga Rest Area
US-221 Bidirectional (at NC-1195)
McDowell Visitor Center

US Route US-264 NC Rest Area

US-264 Bidirectional (at Englehard)
Hyde Rest Area

US Route US-421 NC Rest Areas

US-421 Bidirectional (10 mi south of Clinton)
Sampson Rest Area
US-421 Bidirectional (1 mi West of NC 115)
Wilks Visitor Center

US Route US-441 / US-23 NC Rest Area

US-441 / US-23 Bidirectional (4 mi south of Franklin)
Macon Visitor Center

North Carolina State Rest Area Map

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