The Outer Banks is a stretch of coastline unrivaled barrier islands on the East coast of North Carolina. From Carova and Kill Devil Hills to Hatteras, enjoy approximately 130 miles of wide open beaches. There are numerous family vacation activities, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Sound, with everything in between.


Enjoy Historical Attractions, Golf, Water Sports, Shopping, Restaurants, Fishing Piers, Aquarium, and more. All within close proximity of John Yancey Oceanfront Motel.

Restaurants & Bars

Great seafood and Southern food, Carolina BBQ, fine dining and more. Fun beach bars and live music hangouts are close by. From the Kill Devil Grill, which is next to our hotel, to numerous restaurants, bars, cafes all within a short drive, bike or walk.

Markets & Grocery

From the nearby Food Lion & Harris Teeter at MP 10, Brew Thru, and the Front Porch Cafe, there are great food and drink option within a mile of the Yancey hotel.


Outlet malls, beach shops, and more are all in the nearby area of the John Yancey for the rare trip off the beachfront!


While Summer is the most popular time of year, there are events year round. From the popular Taste of the Beach and St Patrick Day Parade, to Bike Week and the Outer Bank Marathon, there are lots of activities for all groups and ages.


Again, Summer and Spring are most popular, but Fall has great weather. And forecasts change frequently, so when in doubt, give us a call and we'll give you the locals forecast!

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Sea Building
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