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Cape Hatteras Motel Is Open After Artrhur!

Friday, July 4th, 2014

Thanks to all who have been looking out for us. We’re open! Hopefully NC 12 & Bonner Bridge will be open by noon tomorrow. For the latest information about Hatteras Island access, Please refer to Dare County for Current Advisories

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Top U.S. Beaches for 2014 Revealed

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Chosen using a criteria of 50 physical factors like “sand softness” and “air temperature”, Cape Hatteras returns to the official Dr. Beach’s Top 10 List:

    1.    Duke Kahanamoku Beach, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii
    2.    Barefoot Beach Bonita Springs, Florida
    3.    St. George Island State Park Florida panhandle  
    4.    Waimanalo Bay Beach Park Oahu, Hawaii
    5.    Hamoa Beach, Maui, Hawaii
    6.    Cape Hatteras, Outer Banks of North Carolina
    7.    Cape Florida State Park Key Biscayne, Florida
    8.    Coast Guard Beach Cape Cod, Massachusetts
    9.    Beachwalker Park Kiawah Island, South Carolina  
    10.    Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Naples, Florida

Sadly, the editors at USA Today Travel show photos of Virginia Beach VA & The Crystal Coast NC …

NOT AT ALL THE SAME as Hatteras Island & Cape Hatteras National Seashore!.

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As the article’s writer notes, “A ride on the shifting sands of Cape Hatteras National Seashore offers a glorious tour of the Outer Banks… [but] be prepared …Since the National Park Service issued new rules in 2012 in an effort to preserve nesting habitats for shore birds and turtles, the beach is less open to 4×4 traffic. Even so, if you have the right vehicle, the right permit from the NPS, the right map, and if you go at the right time of year, you can put together the longest beach drive in the continental U.S. I think … Compared with Hatteras, Daytona Beach in Florida is like a drive through an overpopulated sandbox.” The newspaper’s Spring Adventures series is a guide featuring 50 gutsy ways to shake up the season.

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Outer Banks NC among ‘best places to watch a sunset’

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

10Best.com’s Readers’ Choice contest found the Outer Banks one of North America’s “Best places to watch a sunset.” Of the Outer Banks, the article notes, “The East Coast is typically better known for its sunrises, but not so in North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Set up your lawn chair facing west, and enjoy the show.”

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Learn about Cape Hatteras Lighthouse that is nearly 200ft tall and open to climb as well as the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum in Hatteras Village, plus a whole lot more!

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