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.
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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…
In the summer months driving in Hatteras can be a chore if you get stuck behind ferry traffic, not to mention you are missing so much of the local scenery! With no sidewalks many vehicles have to share the road with pedestrians, bikers, scooters, etc. which can sometimes be hazardous. A large number of people enjoy the laid back atmosphere of Hatteras Village and appreciate the slow pace lifestyle- well it just got even better. Now, thanks to measures approved by Dare County, there is a new way to get around the village without driving, biking, or walking- golf carts! Those wonderful, fun little carts that you use on the golf course are now legal in Hatteras Village. You can rent a cart for the week to get you from your rental home to the market, beach, or local shops. The Hatteras Village Civic Association, upon the request of Hatteras resident Buddy Swain, presented a measure to regulate the golf carts to the Dare County Board of Commissioners a few months ago, and the ordinance was …