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Outer Banks Tours

Choose Your Hatteras Day Trip

Explore the Outer Banks

Though many visitors to the Outer Banks are perfectly content to relax with their toes in the sand and stay close to their Hatteras rental during their stay, there are so many great areas and places worth exploring, beyond Hatteras Island.

For those that are staying long enough and are up for seeing a bit more of the Outer Banks, there are a variety of Hatteras Island day trips that we highly recommend. This beautiful area is home to rich history, hundreds of acres of preserved land, and plenty of adventure. From Roanoke Island to Nags Head, Kill Devil Hills, and Ocracoke Island, there’s plenty to make your vacation even more memorable.

There are endless possibilities and places to visit on and beyond Hatteras—all are just waiting to be discovered by you!

The beaches, historic sites, maritime forests, and so much more are right in front of you. Whether you are in the mood for a quiet get away, or an eventful night on the town, staying in one of our charming Outer Banks vacation rentals is always a great idea. The Outer Banks has something in store for any taste. So what are you waiting for, let your adventure begin today, and discover the world beyond Hatteras!

Do The Island Hop
Coming to Hatteras Island? Plan a fun-packed day of island hopping starting in Corolla and ending in Ocracoke, complete with a self-guided lighthouse tour and a sunset ferry ride back to Hatteras Island. Stop to see the various landmarks on your path, taking in the gorgeous Outer Banks scenery along the way.
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This 156 foot tall lighthouse is located north of the Oregon Inlet Bridge. A visitor's center in the old keeper's quarters features exhibits, a bookstore and is open year-round.

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Flower-bordered walkways, antique garden statuary and majestic trees are found at this 16th century garden on Hatteras Island. Highlights include the thatched gazebo, Shakespearean herb garden, and formal sunken garden.

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Historic Map of North Carolina

Fort Raleigh National Historic Site is located at the north end of Roanoke Island. This is where Sir Walter Raleigh's explorers and colonists established settlements in 1585. There is a Visitor Center, nature trail, and interpretive programs.

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