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Organize your next trip to the wonderful destination of Hatteras Island. You will be able to find this place in the barrier islands off of the coast of North Carolina in Dare County, United States of America. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Pamlico Sound, and part of the Outer Banks, this island used to be known as Croatoan Island. This island contains the largest part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Prior to European settlements the Island was inhabited by Croatoan indigenous peoples.Vacation rentals in Hatteras Island
There will be numerous rental properties to choose from for your vacation in Hatteras Island. Whether you want to be located closer to the town center by the bars and boutiques or situated near the coast on the water, the options are plentiful. Imagine waking up in the morning to the sound of the waves crashing against the shore just outside of your bedroom window. Invite friends over on a Saturday afternoon to grill some fresh fish in your backyard. Admire the sunset from your balcony as you sip on a glass of wine. These are some of the possibilities waiting for you with an accommodation in Hatteras Island.
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The area and getting around
You will find that making your trip to Hatteras Island will be quite simple regardless of where you are flying from. From whichever city you are driving from, you will have to get on Route 158 and then merge onto NC-12 in order to reach your destination as it is the only man road on the island. On the other hand, if you come from Ocracoke Island, you will be able to take a one-hour long ferry journey that can take you directly to the island free of charge. Lastly, the closest main airport to Hatteras Island will be the Norfolk International Airport which provides commercial flights for domestic and international routes.Where to eat in Hatteras Island
This island will have numerous restaurants for you to try out during your stay. You will be able to choose from fresh seafood restaurants as well as other diet options. If you are looking for a place for a quick lunch, check out Angelo’s Pizza of Hatteras Island. This family run pizzeria has a friendly service and it will provide you with a menu of authentic Italian pizzas. On the other hand, for a more elegant dinner, check out Breakwater Restaurant. This eatery is located right on the waterfront with spectacular views of the ocean. You will be welcomed in a minimal décor room with a complete menu of fresh seafood and daily catch.
Travelers and activities
There are many ways to discover the natural landscape of Hatteras Island during your visit. Your first stop should be at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. This establishment will give you the opportunity to discover over 400 species of birds and a diverse wildlife. On the other hand, if you feel like discovering the waters that surround the island, head on over to Kitty Hawk Kites. This place will be able to rent out kayaks and give you guided tours of the lesser-known areas of Hatteras Island.Family friendly activities in Hatteras Island
If you wish to bring your family along with you on your trip to Hatteras Island, try out these activities together for a delightful time. Check out Hatteras Island Beach Horseback Riding. This unique experience will take you on a tour of Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore by horseback where you will be able to enjoy the nature in all its might and glory. On the other hand, after a long day of excursions, you can treat yourself at the Orange Blossom Bakery. This popular bakery will provide you with their famous apple uglies and plenty of other delicious pastries.
Did you know that Hatteras Island is home to the 208 foot tall Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest brick lighthouse in the world?
Top 5 travel tips for Hatteras Island
Take a walk over to a historical lighthouse. This tower was built with over 1,250,000 bricks and it has over 200 stairs to climb in order to reach the top. Here you will be able to get the best birds-eye-view of the island.2. Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum
Visit a military museum. This establishment can be visited few of charge and its located near the ferry docks. Here you will be able to learn about the maritime history of the area and the 600 shipwrecks that occurred right off of the coast throughout history.3. Pea Island Art Gallery
Admire the local art. This museum is located in a historic replica of an 1874 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station. You will be able to find pieces of arts created by over a hundred local and regional artists.4. Frisco Native American Museum
Learn about the history of the natives. The museum opened its doors to the public in 1987 and it now provides a non-profit educational center for its visitors. Here you will be able to admire a collection of artifacts from the local Native American culture.5. Buxton Woods Trail
Take a stroll through nature. This relaxing nature trail will take you through the diverse maritime forest ecosystem of the island, as well as provide you picnic areas for a lunch in the open air.