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Hatteras Island Information

Ariel View of Hatteras

Let Midgett Realty be your source for Hatteras area information during your stay. We come from a long line of Hatteras residents and we know the ins and outs of this beautiful island. From permits and licenses to local charities and beach safety tips, hear it first from Hatteras locals. Start planning fun activities on Hatteras and peruse our entire gallery of vacation rentals

Staying Earth-Conscious While on Vacation

What we have discovered, pandemic or not, is that while this type of vacation destination is certainly a want, it is also a need. There is a need for escape, healing, quiet and wellness. During the pandemic, as folks are discovering new ways to travel, Hatteras Island has seen a whole new group of folks fall in love with its charm. Whether you have been coming here for 30/+ years or this is your first time, we need your help to keep our beaches clean.

Hatteras Island Customs and Courtesies

Packing up and driving to the beach is an adventure unlike any other and one that everyone should experience. That being said, Hatteras Island is not just any ordinary beach. Once you drive over the newly constructed Marc Basnight Bridge and onto our stretch of seashore, prepare to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.

Driving etiquette on Hatteras Island

It’s no secret that living on a barrier island, you are a little more exposed to the elements than you would be hundreds of miles inland of the coast. With that unique nature comes some resilience and flexibility, as well as some knowledge that is seemingly basic, but also imperative to navigating one’s surroundings.

Solar Eclipse on Hatteras Island

A total solar eclipse is almost as dark as night and the next time it is scheduled to occur is on August 21, 2017. Where better to get a front row seat than at the edge of the Earth?

Beautiful handcrafted artwork on display at Sandy Bay Gallery on Hatteras Island

People who love art tend to love the Outer Banks. There is so much scenery, wildlife and natural beauty to draw inspiration from. With that, there is an abundance of talent on Hatteras Island, making it an art lover’s haven.