Cape Hatteras Named one of America’s Island Paradises

Forbes.com recently highlighted the beautiful islands here in the United States that are just a road trip away to paradise.

Hatteras Island, part of the beautiful Outer Banks, was featured as an island paradise with affordable beach vacation homes, beautiful pet-friendly beaches and natural seascapes.

Nancy Schretter, managing editor of the travel website Family Travel Network recommends Hatteras Island, along the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, for “its miles and miles of pristine beaches with very white sand and rolling dunes.”

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/2010/07/12/island-vacation-america-lifestyle-travel-paradise.html


Picture of the Week

Ethan, the grandson of Diane Midgette in the Surf or Sound accounting department, is enjoying a day on the beaches of Pamlico Sound. One of the beauties of Hatteras Island is that you can take your pick for the day to either savor the ocean or the sound. Photo by Ann Wood of Surf or Sound Realty.


Picture of the Week

The 1911 Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station after restoration. Be sure to visit this historic site and museum while on your Hatteras Island vacation to learn about the history of the US life-saving service. Photo courtesy of Chicamacomico™ Life-Saving Station.


Greetings from Hatteras Island!

All of us at Surf or Sound Realty are excited to announce the launch of our community blog, dedicated to all things Hatteras Island. As we progress in the coming months, we’ll provide you with an ocean of information to help you prepare for your upcoming vacation, learn about upcoming special events, and most importantly, give you an insider’s look at this unique little stretch of the Outer Banks.

We’ll take you behind the scenes of some of the area’s best restaurants and favorite businesses, give you a guided tour of some of the most popular attractions, and lead you off the beaten path to little known destinations that even some of the locals haven’t discovered yet. Continue reading