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Fun Hatteras Activities

Fishing with Brian Patteson on the Stormy Petrel II

Hatteras Island is recognized nationwide for its variety of rarities. From the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to the island's potential role in the Lost Colony to its prime conditions for water sports such as surfing, windsurfing and kiteboarding, one huge draw is for anglers.

Day at the Docks 2017

"Day at the Docks was started to celebrate the "Spirit of Hatteras" when the village recovered from Hurricane Isabel in 2003 as an intact community, anchored by the commercial and charter fishermen.  The event is a confirmation of the strength of community, heritage and living traditions of the waterman."

What better way to spend your relaxing vacation than curled up on the beach... or in your beautiful beach vacation home with a great book? This year, we've done the work for you and created a list of the Top 10 Summer Beach Reads for 2017. Enjoy!

Girls Trip on Hatteras Island

Obviously vacations with the extended family and excursions with the boys are great, but sometimes you just need to get away with your girls. And THAT can be as calm or as crazy as you want, no matter where you go.

Culture on Hatteras Island

People come on vacation for various reasons, but Hatteras Island is more than just a vacation. Period. It's more than this compiled list of explanations you should come here. Granted, they're all valid reasons, but the defining is by far the culture. This cozy little island is made of 7 small villages that are each full of heart and together, they make it easy to call Hatteras Island your second home.

25th Annual Hatteras Village Christmas Parade

On Saturday, December 12th, islanders came together to celebrate the 25th Annual Hatteras Village Christmas Parade. An event on Hatteras Island, adults and children alike gathered along Highway 12 in the heart of Hatteras Village to see their friends and family members march through the streets to the tune of some very real holiday cheer.

Exploring on Hatteras Island

No need to hop three planes, a train, two buses and a cab to get to your vacation hot-spot when you can pop in the car, turn up the tunes and drive a few hours to the beach. Bonus? It's more than just 70 miles of unadulterated seashore and tranquility! There's sights, there's shopping, there's food and more! We've put together a list of our top 7 reasons to head to our sandbar in paradise