Cape Hatteras National Seashore preserves the portion of the Outer Banks of North Carolina from Bodie Island to Ocracoke Island, stretching over 70 miles.
Hatteras Island draws visitors from all over the world who have read and heard of its rich history and pristine beaches. Best known for the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, the island has beautiful sandy beaches that are ideal for beach goers, fishing, watersports, seashell hunting, and driftwood collecting. Hatteras Island’s easy way of life and unusual geographic location provides relaxation plus countless opportunities for sightseeing.
The island is part of North Carolina's Outer Banks and includes villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, and Frisco. Hatteras Island is connected by bridge to the northern Outer Banks. For more information about Hatteras Island, feel free to post a comment or question on our Outer Banks discussion forum.
Franks OBX Dog House on Hatteras Island in Rodanthe, NC.
Visitors and friends who discovered the museum in 1987 have shared its remarkable growth. A new gift shop was opened in 1989, and the old gift shop became display space.