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Address: National Park Drive, Hatteras Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-2111
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A national seashore preserve that has the most extensive stretch of...

A national seashore preserve that has the most extensive stretch of undeveloped seashore along the Atlantic coast.

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Amazing Place!

We love the Hatteras National Seashore! Miles and Miles of empty beaches with amazing views. Do yourself a favor and go here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love the Hatteras National Seashore! Miles and Miles of empty beaches with amazing views. Do yourself a favor and go here!

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Amory, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful area of the Outer Banks. There's great public beach access everywhere with many areas having changing rooms, showers and bathroom facilities as well as information boards. The lighthouse is great to visit. It is quite a climb to the top but well worth it. There are landings to rest on if needed. Be sure and check... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't say enough pretty words to describe this national treasure! Beautiful, magical, serene, and peaceful.

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Yorktown, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a drive from MP 14.5 down Rt.12 until it ended at the Ferry to Ocracoke Island. Beautiful and peaceful drive on a clear, sunny day. Lot's of places to pull off and access the deserted beach.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love on the beac drivingh especially to the point . The fishing is usually pretty good , great waves .

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband, 2 year old son, and I visited this beach the second week of June. We had such a wonderful experience collecting seashells and swimming in the refreshing water. The dunes were simply stunning and the beach was not crowded like on other Carolina beaches. We managed to see a lot of wildlife which I was very excited to... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately, we didn't get to climb to the top. The Rangers closed it to climbing due to 106 degree heat, inside. Still beautiful! Stayed for a presentation and visited the air conditioned museum.

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Middletown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was over 95 degrees out with incredible humidity so our visit was short and not what we would have liked. Although as seniors, we are in top condition, we were warned many much younger than us had been treated for heat exhaustion, we decided to pass on the climb to the top of the lighthouse. Our visit, however was... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We want to see the lighthouse in the National Shoreway which was absolutely beautiful. We go see this almost every year we come down here. We have been coming down to Cape Hatteras for the last 15 years. We rent houses through Hatteras Realty, or Outer Beaches! We love to stay mainly in Avon because there's more stuff close to... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this seashore. At one point in the evening, we were the only people we could see in either direction. There's lots of places people can drive on the beach, which I'm not a huge fan of, but it wasn't bad. It's anything but crowded compared to tourist beaches. We saw so many dolphins and shells and it was just... More 

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