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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.

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.

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

Delicious Food on Hatteras Island

For those of us with a 9-5, those vacation days are precious jewels to be used wisely. With weddings, doctors appointments, the millions of things that happen with your kiddo's schedule and all of life's curveballs, you may feel like you can't attribute those precious days to any vacation worth it's salt. Well, THINK AGAIN! Hop in the car for a few hours and take a "short trip" to Hatteras Island.

Scenery on Hatteras Island

There is something to be said for going off-grid when traveling and channeling your inner "Eat. Pray. Love." Ultimately you'll have fewer distractions from fully taking in your surroundings and you can really dive into the area and truly enjoy the company you keep. That being said, when coming to Hatteras Island, your Instagram will flourish with the amazing scenery pics and your friends on Snapchat will be crazy jealous that you're at the beach while they're...wherever they keeping your phone on may not be the worst thing in the world either. Decisions, decisions!