No vacation is complete without a few side trips.  Within just a couple of hours both north and south of Hatteras Village are a number of attractions worth visiting.  Traveling south of the Village involves a ferry ride to our sister islands, Ocracoke and Portsmouth.  Attractions north of the Village are easily accessible and can satisfy a wide range of interests.

Attractions on Hatteras Island

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Frisco, Buxton, Avon, Salvo, Waves and Rodanthe lie north of Hatteras Village.  There are miles of undeveloped beaches, undeveloped sound fronts, fishing piers, museums, historic lifesaving stations, and the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse....Learn more

Attractions South of Hatteras Island
At the south end of Hatteras Village lies a North Carolina State Ferry Terminal where one can catch a ferry to Ocracoke Island.  Miles of unspoiled beaches and a quaint village on the south end of the island make for a great day trip. In Ocracoke one can also catch a ferry to Portsmouth Island.... Learn more

Ocracoke pony

Attractions North of Hatteras Island

Historic Corolla Hunt Club
Crossing the bridge at Oregon Inlet and traveling north of Hatteras Island, one can find a teasure trove of attractions.  There are lighthouses at Bodie Island and Corolla.  The NC Aquarium as well as the Island Farm are located on Roanoke Island.  Probably the most famous attraction there is the Lost Colony, one of the longest running outdoor dramas in America.  The Wright Memorial, Jennette's Pier, Jockey's Ridge, and the Currituck beaches are waiting to be explored....Learn more
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