North Carolina's Highway Rest Areas offer opportunities for convenient, brief stops and provide easy roadside access to public restrooms, drinking water and telephones, 24-hours, every day.

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About the Rest Area System

North Carolina's rest areas offer opportunities for short breaks while traveling and convenient highway access to public restrooms, drinking water, pay telephones and picnicking facilities. Custodians staff rest areas from 8 to 16 hours each day.

Brochure and Map

A complete listing and a printable map of the North Carolina Rest Areas

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Most rest areas have vending machines that are provided and maintained by the N.C. Division of Services for the Blind. If you have a question or comment about rest area vending machines services, call (919) 733-9703.

Travel information is provided by the N.C. Travel and Tourism Division (1-800-VISIT-NC) at Interstate Welcome Centers or by local civic organizations at Visitor Centers. All are open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

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