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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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Pristine

I have been to a few beautiful beaches both in the U.S. and outside in the Caribbean and Central America. However, I never knew that such unspoiled and uncrowded beaches still... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to a few beautiful beaches both in the U.S. and outside in the Caribbean and Central America. However, I never knew that such unspoiled and uncrowded beaches still existed in the U.S. No boardwalks, mini golf, hotels, houses, t-shirt shops allowed. These places are there in the towns along the Outer Banks but not anywhere in the... More 

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Ripley, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Our favorite light in the world! Traveling here is such a great and exciting trip! We try to come at least two weeks each year and each year we see something special. Wish the people who work in the lighthouse store were just a little more polite. You just want someone to treat you with respect. Seems many people have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd year visiting the OBX..I'm not to keen on the hustle and bustle of Kittyhawk, Nags head etc. So Cape Hatteras is the perfect escape..passing Bodie Island lighthouse on the way in gives me a feeling of home and the drive through all the villages is nice and relaxed..truly is no place I would rather be!!

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Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Cape Hatteras National Seashore. The beaches are still natural for the most part, not overrun with overpriced beach houses,stores and tourist traps. We have camped in all of the National Seashore campgrounds, they are bare bones (cold water showers, no electricity etc) but great regardless. If you enjoy nature, flora/fauna, sun, sand and of course lighthouses then you... More 

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breath taking views, quite,lot's of undisturbed beaches to walk along. Found shell's and sea glass. Very pet friendly, great food.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We drive the length of the seashore every year, stopping at pea island for birds, the lighthouse, and beach accesses. We found a new hidden gem, near the lighthouse is a small British cemetery for WWII sailors. Best east coast beach drive period.

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Belton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love Cape Hatteras National Seashore. We always stay in Frisco or in Hatteras Village. There is nothing quite like driving your truck out on the beach with your pups to enjoy an entire day of sun. Love Cape Point for fishing and shelling. It is a very dog friendly place. We also don't look to others for our entertainment,... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great beaches and huge sand dunes. Good surf fishing and calm waves for kayaking. We drove out in the beach ($50 permit/week). Take a chain just in case you get stuck.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our first visit to Outer Banks and how different it is compared to other beaches in US. As you drive you see miles AMD smiles of pristine beach with sparse population. You can stop by at many places and climb atop the sand dunes and witness the pristine seas. The beaches are to be experienced for its vileness... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's like no scenic drive that ever been on before. Miles and miles of sand very little people. Wish I had more time to take it all in. Glad I did do this. Will come again and hopefully have more time to soak it all in

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