From I-64 (Hampton Virginia), take I-664 through the Monitor-Marrimac Tunnel. Travel 12.5 miles and take Exit 15-B (I-64 Chesapeake/Virginia Beach). Travel 8.2 miles and take Exit 291-B (168 S. Greatbridge/Nags Head). After traveling 26 miles you will approach an intersection on Route 168 S.; Keep going straight (Route 186 turns into Route 158) Travel 33.6 miles to the Wright Memorial Bridge. Continue straight after you cross the bridge, travel 11 miles south on Route 158 to Nags Head. Look for signs for "Gallery Row" and turn left onto Driftwood Street. Follow Driftwood until it intersects with Highway 12-Virginia Dare Trail (The Beach Road). Turn right onto Virginia Dare Trail and travel south a mile or so. The Beacon Motor Lodge will be on your left, on the Oceanfront.
From I-95 at Rocky Mount, NC, take US Route 64/264 East to the new Virginia Dare Bridge (Rte. 64/264 East Bypass). After you cross the new bridge, go straight through the intersection. You will pass Pirate's Cove and cross the Washington Baum Bridge. This will merge into Route 158. Continue on Rte. 158 and travel North for about 7-8 miles. Around Milepost 11, watch for signs for "Baltic Street" on your right. Turn right onto Baltic St. and follow Baltic until it intersects with Highway 12-Virginia Dare Trail (The Beach Road). The Beacon Motor Lodge will be directly in front of you as Baltic intersects with S. Virginia Dare Trail!