Area Activities

Young man sitting on beach fishing in Buxton, NC.

Cape Hatteras Fishing

Cape Hatteras is world renowned for its many fishing opportunities for every member of the family from surf fishing to offshore sportfishing.

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Egret standing on dock piling in Buxton, NC.

Outer Banks Birdwatching

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.

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Man surfing near the beach in Buxton, NC.

Cape Hatteras Wave Riding

Surfing, kiteboarding and windsurfing have become extremely popular on Hatteras Island over the last ten years with many surf shops available to handle the trade.

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Families near RVs camping n Buxton, NC.


With several camping and RV parks Cape Hatteras remains a popular destination for beachgoers that want to spend their vacations on the Outer Banks camping.

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Fessenden Center located in Buxton NC.

Fessenden Center

Designed as an all purpose recreation complex the Fessenden Center offers basketball, pool, meeting rooms, skateboard ramps, baseball and soccer field and more.

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Ocracoke free NCDOT ferry.

Ocracoke Ferry

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.

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Beautiful view of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

The National Park Service maintains the famous Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and offers free lectures as well as the opportunity to climb this tall lighthouse.

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Three ladies on Buxton beach fishing in the Cape Hatteras Anglers Club Tournament.

Cape Hatteras Anglers Club

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.

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Camp Tahuna Lodge in Hatteras Village.

Camp Tahuna Lodge

Tahuna Lodge offers a scenic Soundside location with quiet waterfront privacy for our Cape Hatteras visitors. Lodge sleeps up to nine guests with a kitchen, bath and custom bar.

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Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum located in Hatteras Village.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

The waters off North Carolina's coast are often referred to as the Graveyard of the Atlantic. Wild nature, piracy and war have all contributed to countless shipwrecks.

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