03/23/12

Picture of the Week

US Flag at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse by Charles B. Richardson

US Flag at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse by Charles B. Richardson


We can’t think of a more iconic image to represent summer in America than this picture submitted by Charles B. Richardson. The US flag waves proudly in front of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, also known as “America’s Lighthouse”. The lighthouse opens for climbing on April 20th. Make plans to stop by this main attraction while you’re on the island.

Not just another day at sea…

On February 21, 1854, a 250-ton barkentine, Orline St. John, was dismasted in a strong gale off of Cape Hatteras. As heavy seas battered the large vessel and its crew, many people tried to seek refuge out of harms way. Concerned with their safety, several crew members tied themselves to the rigging in hopes of […]

Fan Photo Friday

Today we are celebrating ORV access to Cape Point, one of the most treasured locales on the Cape Hatteras National Seashore! The designated ORV route is currently open from 7am to 9pm daily, starting 0.4 miles north of Ramp 43 to Ramp 44 and south to Cape Point. Permits are required for ORV access on […]

OBX Events July 7-15th

There is just so much to do at the beach!!! In addition to your daily adventures of fishing, surfing, kiteboarding, paddleboarding, building sandcastles, scanning the shoreline for shells, or soaking up the sun and a good book, the OBX has something to offer for every age! We’ve compiled an extensive list of activities and events […]