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Outer Banks Sunset

At approximately 50 miles long, Hatteras Island is one of the longest stretches of island in the continental US. It is also one of the least populated areas on the Outer Banks, making it a fantastic spot to relax, fish and soak in the sun. Here at Midgett Realty, we come from a long line of Hatteras residents who take pride in our community and all it has to offer. We're happy to share Outer Banks news and fun Hatteras activities with locals and visitors alike, as you enjoy this special place. Read about everything from traffic and construction updates to area guides and business openings. 

Hatteras Island - Ocracoke Passenger Ferry

Island hopping over to the nearby Ocracoke Island just got a lot easier thanks to the newly added passenger ferry, better known as the “Ocracoke Express”. This new transportation option shuttles guests from the Hatteras Ferry Terminal to Silver Lake on Ocracoke Island in a matter of 70 minutes.

Lifeguards are on duty from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, seven days a week.

This morning, a News Release, courtesy of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore and National Park Service, provided trip planning tips that emphasize on beach safety and rip current awareness, along with updates on lifeguarded beach locations. It is absolutely imperative to go over these things with every member in your party before vacationing at the beach, whether they be children or adults.

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When coming to Hatteras Island for that perfect beach vacation, there is a plethora of activities to take part in, both when you get here and on the way.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge. Photo Credit: Jordan Hennessy

On a Tuesday in March a small collection of individuals came from near and far and gathered at the southern foot of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge. Among this group were lawmakers, activists and the Queen herself. March 8th, 2016 was the official groundbreaking ceremony to replace the decades-old bridge.

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I have some exciting news to share! I don't know if you follow us on Facebook (and if not, you should, because up until October 30, 2013 you can win a FREE vacation), but last week we threw out this poll to vote the Outer Banks as 10Best.com's "Best Place to Watch a Sunset". Guess what.

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The weeks are filled with great events all around the Island and we don’t want you to miss out on anything while you are here on vacation! If you are looking for some family fun activities to do with the kids while on vacation, be sure to check out the events below. All these events are family oriented, and great for kids.

What's Going On This Week On Hatteras June 3-9, 2013?

There are always family fun events going on during the week on Hatteras Island to please everyone in your group! Live music, art classes, fitness classes, water sport lessons & events, fishing tournaments and charter boat fishing trips, holiday gatherings, fish fries, history and educational programs, and the list goes on. So, if you are vacationing on Hatteras Island this week, June 3-9, 2013, be sure to check some of these great happenings!

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A HUGE thank you to the Cape Hatteras Secondary School for hosting us at their Career Fair.  The event was put together so nicely, and it was great to meet and be able to talk with the students about thir future!  We want to thank the people who worked hard to put this event together for both the employers and students.

Affairs at Austin Creek

We are getting very excited about the Outer Banks Wedding Association Wedding Expo next weekend, January 19-20! We look forward to meeting all the brides and grooms and most importantly, we look forward to helping you create that fairy tale wedding you are planning for. Don’t forget to go by the Outer Banks Wedding Welcome Center on Friday, January 18, and pick up your Wedding Expo program booklet, as well as your copy of the newly revealed 2013 Outer Banks Bride magazine!

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