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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

Annual Island-Wide Food Drive

The Annual Island-Wide Food Drive sponsored by the Hatteras Island Food Pantry in Buxton is now underway! Just as in years past, all three Midgett Realty offices will again serve as official drop-off locations!

Help Keep Hatteras Island Beaches Clean

Happy Earth Day from your friends at Midgett Realty! We believe that Earth Day is EVERYDAY and as your Hatteras Island host, we’d love to ask for your help in keeping our beaches clean.

The Greatest Of All Trips

If it’s one thing we’ve learned throughout this time, it’s that life is precious, short, and not to be taken for granted. Now entering the conversation, the GOAT travel mindset. In the pursuit of truly meaningful travel, folks are searching for the Greatest of All Trips (GOAT).

Hatteras Island Beach Vacation

When you do start to pack those bags for your trip to paradise, there are a few things you won’t want to forget to cross off of your checklist. When you're cruising on "island time", don't interrupt your vacation on a hunt for the necessities; come prepared! We’ve compiled a list of things you won't want to forget to bring.

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.