'Unspoiled Natural Beauty'
Escape to the natural
beauty and unspoiled environment of Hatteras
Island! You will experience this coastal barrier island
50 miles long with plenty of private beaches to call your own during
It is the nations first National Seashore, and is the
eastern most point of the United States.
protected and kept unspoiled
from development by the
National Seashore and the Pea
Island National Wildlife Refuge.
Thirty miles from North Carolina's mainland,
this far-reaching tract of land is the most
undeveloped seashore on the
Atlantic Ocean and is one of the most visited in the
Hatteras Island in the Outer
is made up of seven
villages, each with it's
own charm and personality.
The seven villages that make up
Hatteras Island are Hatteras, Frisco,
Buxton, Avon, Rodanthe, Waves,
The island is known for the best fishing on
the East Coast
and if you like offshore fishing, the Hatteras Landing Marina charter
fleet offers trips for a full day or half day and it's year
They will supply all the bait and tackle you need!
The marina will even clean your fish for a small fee.
Just north in the small village of
Avon is the famous Frank &
Fran's bait and tackle shop. They have fishing reports, all your
fishing needs, and fishing tips.
Please note that you are required to purchase a Coastal Recreational Fishing License
available on a 10 day, annual, or lifetime basis.
And, it is
very possible that you will see dolphins
dancing across the water for you!
Also, while the marina
is busy cleaning your catch of the day, you can visit the nearby "Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum",
or enjoy a nice walk on the marina boardwalks to the ocean or to the
The marina offers slips for large and small boats.
Also, luxury accommodations that overlook the marina can be rented by
the day, week, month, or year, and they overlook the marina!
This island is also home to the tallest brick lighthouse in the world, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
This black and white striped landmark is
located in the village of Buxton, is more
than 200 feet tall and is
operational. For more than 100 years, this beacon of light
warned sailors of the hazardous sandbars, and can be seen for 20 miles out to sea.
The lighthouse was moved back from its original spot in 1999 to protect
being destoyed by the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors can get an incredible
view from the top of the lighthouse, which is open to the public and a
great place to take wonderful pictures!
half of the island is in it's natural state because it is
protected land. Vacationers
love the relaxed and laid-back atmosphere that the island delivers, and
because it is a popular vacation spot, you will find plenty of
accommodations, restaurants, attractions, and shopping centers!
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