Details: Hatteras Island, N.C.

August 7, 2014
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GETTING THERE

Frisco, N.C., is 337 miles south of Washington. Take Interstate 95 south to Interstate 64 east to Interstate 664 south to Va./N.C. Route 168 south to U.S. Route 158 east to North Carolina Highway 12 south.

WHERE TO STAY

Frisco Campground

53415 Billy Mitchell Rd., Frisco

877-444-6777

www.nps.gov/caha/planyourvisit/

campgrounds.htm

127 tent and RV sites about 100 yards from the beach, with bathrooms and cold-water showers. $20 a night.
No reservations. Season ends on Columbus Day.

Inn on Pamlico Sound

49684 N.C. Hwy. 12, Buxton

252-995-7030

innonpamlicosound.com

Waterfront inn on pretty sound-side grounds with nice rooms, a swimming pool and an excellent restaurant. Rooms from $135.

WHERE TO EAT

Rusty’s Surf & Turf

47355 N.C. Hwy. 12, Buxton

252-995-4184

www.rustyssurfnturf.com

Fresh, mostly local seafood, plus beef, chicken and vegetarian dishes, with a tropical flair in a colorful atmosphere. Sandwiches from $13, entrees from $17.

Captain Beaner’s Bakery and Cafe

53688 N.C. Hwy. 12, Frisco

252-986-0008

captainbeanerobx.com

Excellent breakfast, lunch, baked goods and ice cream. Coffee drinks rock too! Breakfast from $4, lunch from $7.

WHAT TO DO

Fox Water Sports

47108 N.C. Hwy. 12, Buxton

252-995-4102

www.foxwatersports.com

Surf, windsurf and stand-up paddle board (SUP) lessons and rentals. Surfboard rental from $25 a day, SUP from $45 and windsurfer package from $55.

A.S. Austin Company

57698 N.C. Hwy. 12, Hatteras

252-986-1500

www.asaustinhatteras.com

Kayak, surf, SUP, bicycle, beach gear, golf cart and fishing gear rental, plus lessons and charters. Kayaks from $30 a day, bikes from $25, SUPs from $49.

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum

59200 Museum Dr., Hatteras

252-986-2995

www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com

Exhibits on the most notable of the 1,000-plus shipwrecks off the Outer Banks, with regular interpretive programs. April-October hours: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. November-March hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Free.

INFORMATION

www.outerbanks.org

J.B.

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