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Traveling to Cape Hatteras with Children

Are you ready for a fun-filled family vacation with adventures and unforgettable experiences? Make your way to Cape Hatteras, a coastal paradise that has plenty to offer for families traveling with children of all ages. Read more about what you can expect when you enjoy a North Carolina family vacation in Cape Hatteras with the kiddos!

Beach Fun

The soft sandy beaches of Cape Hatteras are great for kids. Watch their eyes light up as they see the shimmering shoreline for the first time. Build epic sandcastles, play in the gentle surf, or simply enjoy a picnic under the sun.

Visit the Lighthouse

A trip to the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse can be both fun and educational. Children can learn about the region’s maritime history! What awaits is a spectacular view of the island that they’ll always remember.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

Explore this museum for an intriguing look into Cape Hatteras’ past. Kids will love looking at interactive displays and the exhibits that feature shipwrecks and pirates.

Fishing Trips

Cape Hatteras offers excellent fishing opportunities that can be a lot of fun for kids. There are 2 fishing piers on Hatteras Island where children can safely try their hand at catching a variety of fish. You won’t ever forget seeing your child cast their first line into the sea and reel in their first fish!

Outdoor Adventures

Take advantage of the natural beauty with a family-friendly hike or bike ride along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore! Exploring the island’s trails and spotting wildlife can be an exciting adventure for kids. The National Park Service at Cape Hatteras National Seashore offers seasonal educational programs for children, such as Junior Ranger programs. Kids will love being a junior ranger and learning about the local environment and wildlife!

Ferry Ride

Experience the adventure of traveling on the ferry with your kids. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and other marine life as you look out the window of your ferry.

Come on down to Cape Hatteras for a North Carolina family vacation experience that’s a unique blend of education, adventure, and relaxation. With its variety of activities and attractions, it’s sure to keep children engaged and excited throughout the trip. Lighthouse View Oceanfront Lodging is excited to host you and your family during your trip to Cape Hatteras. Check out our website for more information on the best places to stay in Cape Hatteras!

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