Cape Hatteras is known for its remote seashore location and long standing outdoor tradition. Over the years as transportation to and from the island improved so did outdoor recreational tourism. Today's Hatteras Island and Hatteras Village are both fully prepared to handle all your vacation needs.
Cape Hatteras is world renowned for its many fishing opportunities for every member of the family from surf fishing, Pamlico Sound fishing to offshore sportfishing.
With several camping and RV parks, Cape Hatteras remains a popular destination for beachgoers to spend their vacations on the Outer Banks camping.
Hatteras Island offers perfect beaches to enjoy the waves for surfing, kite boarding and sailboarding from Rodanthe to the Canadian Hole.
The North Carolina Department of Transportation has one of the finest and best run ferry systems in the nation and offers a free ferry ride between Hatteras and Ocracoke Island.
Designed as an all purpose recreation complex, the Fessenden Center offers basketball, pool, meeting rooms, skateboard ramps, baseball, soccer field, senior, adult and youth acivities.
The waters off North Carolina's coast are often referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Nature, pirates and war have all contributed to countless shipwrecks along our Atlantic Coast.
The Cape Hatteras Anglers Club was founded in 1957 by dedicated surf fishermen and tourists to promote, develop, conserve, protect and sponsor surf fishing on Hatteras island and beyond.
Hatteras Landing which includes both Hatteras Landing Marina and Teach's Lair Marina offers shopping, lodging, dining, activities, parking, fishing charters, dockage, marina services and much more.
A museum featuring interesting historic artifacts from many Native American tribes as well as the original inhabitants of Hatteras Island on display. Also take a walk into history on the scenic nature trail.
Once a year every spring Hatteras Village hosts an exciting blue marlin tournament as a leg of the prestigious North Carolina Governor's Cup with support of the Hatteras Village Civic Assoc.
Visit the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and all its many attractions including walking trails, shopping and displays and an opportunity to climb the lighthouse for a spectacular view (if you are in good physical shape).
Watch the offshore charter boats off load their spectacular catches onto the docks at any one of the many marinas when they return between 4pm and 5pm from their day of blue water fishing with their day's guests.