Cape Explorer Adventures: Hiking, History, and Adventure

Lighthouse, history, hiking, and adventure

When: On Windy Days

Where: Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

Let’s go hiking, learn some history, and have an adventure.

Did you know that the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse as moved — the whole thing? Pretty cool history. There are also some fun hiking trails nearby and nice access to the beach. On days that are too windy to sail, we can explore and learn more about Hatteras Island history and how and why the iconic lighthouse was moved.


  • Buxton Woods Trail
  • Walk through lighthouse visitors center
  • Check out and watch surf camp going on at the beach
  • Hang out on the beach
  • Walk up the lighthouse – if it is open and we plan ahead to do that

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