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Make a self catering beach house or holiday rental in Hatteras, NC your home away from home

Hatteras is at the southern tip of Hatteras Island on the Outer Banks, marked by its famous lighthouse.

Things to Do in Hatteras, OBX

Hatteras is a true fishing mecca with amazing opportunities for deep sea fishing and sport fishing. Marlin and sailfish may be tagged and released and mahi-mahi, wahoo and tuna are frequently caught. Whale and dolphin spotting excursions can be taken from this area and surf fishing for flounder and bass is legendary. The endless white sandy beaches are perfect for beachcombing, swimming and surfing from your beach house on Hatteras. The trails nearby offer flat routes for hiking, cycling, rollerblading and jogging beside the sea. Bird watching and nature spotting is very popular here, particularly in the marshes and the Kitty Hawk Woods.

Places to Visit Around Hatteras, OBX

Kill Devil Hills is where the Wright brothers made the first powered flight and there is a museum and memorial to mark their epic achievement. Take the Ocracoke Ferry across the channel and spend the day on the remote island of Ocracoke. Listed as having one of the Top 10 beaches in the world, this remote village was home to Blackbeard the pirate. Nags Head was the first resort on the Outer Banks and has many attractions. The Bodie Lighthouse is home to a local museum, bookstore and Lighthouse Keeper’s quarters. You can climb the circular staircase to the top and see the giant light and superb views. One of the most fascinating local attractions is the “Graveyard of the Atlantic” Museum which tells the history of this area and the many ships that foundered on the rocky coastline.

Weather in Hatteras, NC

The weather in Hatteras is generally hot and sunny in the summer with temperatures reaching an average 31°C (88°F) in July and August. The onshore breezes keep the air fresher than further inland. The area has showers throughout the year which are heaviest in spring and less in autumn. From December through February temperatures drop to around 8-10°C (46-50°F) during the day, and around freezing at night with rare snow showers. Spring and autumn are pleasant seasons for visiting the Outer Banks.

Travel to Hatteras, NC

The nearest major airports to the Outer Banks are Raleigh-Durham International (RDU) Airport and Richmond International (RIC) Airport. Raleigh-Durham is a very busy airport handling over 370 domestic and international flights per day with most major US airlines, making it very easy to get to. It is about 260 miles from Hatteras with an estimated drive time of 5 hours. Richmond airport is slightly closer, 233 miles away and about 4 ½ hours away by car.

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