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Old 12-28-21, 11:00 PM
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My lady and I rode last April/May from Ocracoke in the south to Corolla in the north, on highway 12 the whole way until we ran out of pavement. Then we turned around and rode back to Ocracoke. Self supported, about 40-50-ish miles a day, stayed in hotels and inns.

To start, we left our vehicle at the ferry landing at Cedar Point, taking the early ferry to Ocracoke and rode from there. Late April traffic was tolerable but earlier would have been better. Not much shoulder in places, but in January it shouldn't be a factor because traffic is mostly seasonal, so I've heard. Never been there in winter, so some restaurants and hotels may be less available. Weather can be a factor. Wind should be expected, but who doesn't enjoy a good headwind? If the weather gets bad, the ferry may not run that day, so be aware of the schedule.

It was fun and we enjoyed it.
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