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Wright Memorial Bridge to Corolla

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Wright Memorial Bridge to Corolla

We are renting a house in Corolla from July 13 to the 20th. What is the best time to cross the bridge to avoid as much traffic as possible? I realize this may be a laughable question from the rumors I've heard.

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11. Re: Wright Memorial Bridge to Corolla

Drove from Massachusetts to Corolla, NC and took us over 13 hours...3 hours alone just to cross the bridge and over to Corolla - on a Saturday... Definitely go Sunday -Sunday if your going to go, otherwise, I'm not quite sure this place is even worth the hassle. People try to compare this traffic to Cape Cod, but this is like Cape Cod traffic X10! Literally you are parked for 10 mins, then you get to move a car length...and you repeat that process... I think for the quality of the beaches, I can find them here at the Cape and in less than 3 hours!

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Page, been going to OB for years and years. Last time took us 9 hours from Baltimore. That was going on three years ago and haven't been back. It has gotten insane down there.

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13. Re: Wright Memorial Bridge to Corolla

How is the traffic to Duck end of April?

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Traffic in April is no problem.

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Yikes! We are going May 31....hopefully since it is earlier in the season it will not be quite as bad!

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Went a couple of years ago and it was stunningly bad traffic. I've never seen traffic like it anywhere else in the world unless there had been a major disaster on the road. This year we're going back and I'm dreading the traffic to get into Corolla. Hopefully this year we can get on the bridge a little earlier and not spend half a day in the car.

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We will be coming in on Saturday June 14th. Is that early enough in the summer to avoid the worst or is mid June peak season already? Thanks!

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We come around June 14th (depending on how the dates run). We usually get in around 10 in the morning. Crossing the bridge has not ever been a problem. Last year we moved to a house in Southern Shores from Kitty Hawk the next weekend, and it was MUCH busier. If you know a couple back roads, that may help. We cut behind the Food Lion and were able to bypass some of the traffic.

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