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Top things to do in Hatteras Island

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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Historic Sites; Lighthouses; Landmarks
The nation's tallest lighthouse was moved to a different location to preserve it.
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Frisco Beach (Frisco)
Ranked #2 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; National Parks; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
A national seashore preserve that has the most extensive stretch of undeveloped seashore along the Atlantic coast.
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Owner description: The Ocean Center provides a wide variety of recreational and educational activities for people of all ages. Please come view... more » Owner description: The Ocean Center provides a wide variety of recreational and educational activities for people of all ages. Please come view the exhibits, experience the wetlands and coastal forest, attend our programs and events, and use our ocean access. « less
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Ranked #5 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors

Pea Island isn't as close to many of the places listed on this site as the mileage notes indicate although they are within 30-45 minutes so refer to a map when planning. Pea... more »

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Ranked #6 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
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Ranked #7 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Avon Pier (Avon)
Ranked #8 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; Outdoors

Avon, NC is a laid-back, relaxing, beautiful place to vacation.  The beach houses are truly well maintained, clean and nicely furnished. Avon pier, fishing, sound and the ocean... more »

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Salvo Beach (Salvo)
Ranked #9 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
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Canadian Hole (Buxton)
Ranked #10 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Beach located along North Carolina's Outer Banks that is recommended for windsurfing.
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Ranked #11 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
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Ranked #12 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Museums
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Ranked #13 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
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Ranked #14 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Beaches; Outdoors
Part of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, this area is ideal for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and enjoying nature.
Ranked #15 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Outdoors
This half-mile trail, which offers spectacular wildlife observation year-round, is fully disabled accessible.
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Ranked #16 of 17 attractions in Hatteras Island
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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