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Cape Hatteras Visitor Guide: The Top Reasons to Visit

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Cape Hatteras offers an array of unique experiences for every kind of traveler. Whether you enjoy fishing, taking a trip through time exploring history, or relaxing by the seaside: Cape Hatteras has it all. Read our Cape Hatteras visitors guide to see why you should add Cape Hatteras to the top of your vacation bucket list.

Outdoor Recreation

Are you an outdoor enthusiast? Cape Hatteras is a dream destination well-known for its world-class surf fishing, windsurfing, kiteboarding and so much more. Visitors who love water sports enjoy experiencing the variety of water sports available in Cape Hatteras. Walk along and explore the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Bring your binoculars for birdwatching tours, go hiking and biking along scenic trails, or simply bring your art materials to sketch the sunset from the beach.

Rich History

Cape Hatteras is steeped in history, from the days of Blackbeard the pirate to its key role in the Civil War. Visit the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum to learn about the region’s seafaring past or explore the historic villages of the island. Be sure to check out the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse which boasts as the tallest brick lighthouse in North America. Climb to the top for a stunning view of the island and learn what it was like for the sailors and the lighthouse-keepers of the past.

Unparalleled Fishing

Whether you’re an experienced angler or a newbie beginner, the fishing opportunities in Cape Hatteras are awesome! Cape Hatteras offers a variety of places to cast your line. There’s surf fishing along the shore and pier, as well as deep-sea charter fishing for more of a challenge. Cape Hatteras is a great place to catch a wide variety of species, so get ready to do some bragging when you reel in your next great catch!

Stunning Natural Beauty

Soak up the breathtaking natural beauty of Cape Hatteras. The island’s sunrises and sunsets are truly unforgettable, from the majestic Atlantic Ocean to the tranquil Pamlico Sound. Cape Hatteras boasts miles of tranquil beaches ideal for splashing in the waves, sunbathing, or simply relaxing under sunshine and blue skies.

Cape Hatteras is a unique blend of history, natural beauty, and outdoor activities making it a destination worth checking out for yourself. Lighthouse View Oceanfront Lodging would be happy to fill you in on the best places to stay in Cape Hatteras. Reach out today for more information.

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