Cape Hatteras is world renowned for its many fishing opportunities for every member of the family from surf fishing to offshore sportfishing.
The Outer Banks is well known for its dense diverse population of various shore birds and Buxton has many areas that birdwatching enthusiasts can enjoy.
Surfing, kiteboarding and windsurfing have become extremely popular on Hatteras Island over the last ten years with many surf shops to handle the trade.
With several camping and RV parks Cape Hatteras remains a popular destination for beachgoers to spend their vacations on the Outer Banks camping.
Designed as an all purpose recreation complex the Fessenden Center offers basketball, pool, meeting rooms, skateboard ramps, baseball and soccer field and more.
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.
The National Park Service maintains the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and offers free lectures as well as the opportunity to climb the tall lighthouse.
Every year the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club allows anglers to get together at club meetings and discuss Hatteras fishing as well as other social events including tournaments.
Tahuna Lodge offers a scenic soundside location with waterfront quiet privacy to Cape Hatteras visitors. Sleeps up to nine guests with a kitchen, bath and custom bar.
The waters off North Carolina's coast are often referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Nature, piracy and war have all contributed to countless shipwrecks.