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Coastal Distance on Hatteras Island

In the current state of things around the globe, it seems safe to say that all any of us really wants is a break. Stress levels have been firing on all cylinders and it seems that everyone is impacted by Covid-19 in one way or another.

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.

Eating Out on Hatteras Island During Phase 1

Policies currently in place for Dare County align with North Carolina’s three-phased approach to lift restrictions put in place due to COVID-19. Phase 1 of the plan is currently in effect, meaning under the state's executive order guidelines, Hatteras Island restaurants and bars are only allowed to open on a carry-out basis.

Grocery Shopping on Hatteras Island

Like most areas across the nation, there are some hot ticket items that are harder to find on the grocery store shelves since the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping across the nation. Items that are suffering from a country-wide shortage, such as toilet paper, hand sanitizer and so on, are low in stock on Hatteras Island as well.

Living on Island Time

Have you ever been to the Native American Museum? Have you ever been to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, the nation's tallest? Have you ever been to a maritime forest? Do you know what a maritime forest is? Have you swam in the ocean? Felt the white Carolina sand between your toes?