Besides having some of the Outer Banks best lodging, the area around Cape Hatteras Motel offers a multitude of diversions for the entire family. Hatteras Island water sports of all types include: swimming, surfing, kayaking, canoeing, sailing, diving, fishing & boating plus some of the nation’s best windsurfing is only moments away at the ‘Canadian Hole’. There are many different trails to explore on foot or bicycle if you like getting up close & personal with the plants & wildlife of the maritime forests… even the insects are interesting here! You can also explore by horseback! As a stopping point on the Atlantic flyway, you’re bound to see interesting birds on Hatteras Island… especially during the winter months along world renowned Pea Island Wildlife Refuge.

If you’re a history buff, you’ll discover many museums & historic sites covering the rich maritime culture plus facts & artifacts of the native Americans & colonists who settled the area. If shopping is your bag, you won’t have to travel any further than next door for the latest fashions plus the entire island is filled with unique shops & boutiques with everything under the sun. Same goes for food & beverages… everything from coffee & bagels to dinner & ice cream are literally next door and everything from fast food to fine dining is available within walking distance or nearby.

Perhaps you’re looking for a more peaceful, romantic holiday getaway? You won’t find a better hotel, travel inn or lodge in the Carolinas than the Cape Hatteras Motel for peace & relaxation that’s far, far away from the madding crowds. We have the perfect vacation retreat destination to simply relax & enjoy all of the natural beauty. It’s a great place to get back to basics, but you don’t have to deprive yourself of any necessity… or luxury, either.

About Cape Hatteras
• Dress is Informal in Cape Hatteras
• Water Temperature Suitable for Swimming from Mid-May Through September
• Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Tackle Shops, Gift Shops Within 1 Mi. of Cape Hatteras Motel
• National Park Service Offers Beach Walks, Slideshows, Arts & Crafts During the Summer
• Bring Sunscreen, Beach Towels, Fishing Poles, Good Books and a Camera