Hatteras Island provides so many different opportunities for leisure activities for both vacationers and locals alike. With ample history, pristine surroundings and top water sport conditions, there is truly something for everyone to enjoy.
No Watches or Warnings
There are currently no coastal watches or warnings in effect, however, we will continue to monitor Depression #9.
Since today is Halloween, we decided to share with you a very popular story told for generations! From the outer banks, hundreds of stories have stemmed from actual events and local liars, and while some of these stories have museums and landmarks to pay homage to the tale, others simply survive by word of mouth.
The North Carolina coast is home to countless tall tales, legends and haunted stories to accompany its stunning and unique landscape of marshes, maritime forests, miles of beaches and sometimes unforgiving storms. From this locale, hundreds of stories have stemmed from actual events and local liars, and while some of these stories have museums and landmarks to pay homage to the tale, others simply survive by word of mouth.
Few visitors ever hear about or visit the Cora Tree, a sizeable live oak that is in the center of the Brigands Bay community in Frisco, but that hasn't stopped its legend from staying alive.
According to the legend, in the early 1700s, a strange woman na…
Beach Bear Cupcakes With summer in full swing, I thought these cute beach cupcakes were the perfect summertime treat. They are just too cute not to share! Here is how you can make your own cute beach cupcakes on your next beach vacation on Hatteras Island! ·Box cake mix and frosting. Tint frosting with blue food dye. · Grind Teddy Grahams in a food processor to use as “sand”. And save a few Teddys to be your beach goers! · Use Fruit Roll-Ups for the beach towels and sour Lifesaver gummies for the life preservers. ·That’s about it — they are pretty self-explanatory! The cupcakes are very easy to make and would be great addition to any summertime event! ENJOY!
We are very sorry to have to see you leave. Keep in mind,
this decision to evacuate was not made lightly. Our local government has
decided we are in danger. Remember we only have one way off the Island (NC HWY
12) and if it is breached we have no way on or off the Island. This can happen
even before the storm.
Time is of the essence in an evacuation and the roads will
become very congested as the day progresses. By law, the beach is closed as
soon as the evacuation takes effect. High tide is around 9pm tonight and we are
already experiencing overwash in Pea Island- travel is safest in daylight.
We ask that you be ready to evacuate no later than 3 hours
from when the official evacuation begins at 12:00, noon. Thi…