Looking for a “Thing to Do” in Hatteras? The Ocean Center provides a wide variety of recreational and educational activities for people of all ages.
State Parks and Landmarks
The Outer Banks is home to five distinct lighthouses, the Wright Brothers' first flight, the largest sand dunes on the East Coast - Jockeys Ridge State Park, the Graveyard of the Atlantic, the new Roanoke Island Festival Park, the Lost Colony, and a host of activities including museums, watersports, fishing, events and festivals and more!
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse on the Manteo Waterfront. The lighthouse is on the Manteo waterfront, on the east side of Roanoke Island.
Wind, sand, and a dream of flight brought Wilbur and Orville Wright to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where, after four years of experimentation, they achieved the first successful airplane flights in