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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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Bodie Lighthouse on Bodie Island is among USA Today’s “10 best lighthouses around the USA.” A lighthouse website and app creator, Kraig Anderson first took a trip to see a lighthouse in North Carolina more than a decade ago, and has since visited every beacon in the country – that’s more than 750 depending how you define them. Of Bodie Island, the article notes, “This 156-foot Outer Banks beacon is often overshadowed by the nearby Cape Hatteras lighthouse, located on the same National Seashore. But its renovation last year, which opened the tower for climbing, makes it a must-see. ‘It’s stunning,’ Anderson says, and one of many standouts in the region. ‘The Outer Banks has the premier collection of lighthouses in the United States.’”

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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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