A summer vacation to Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina's Outer Banks offers adventures from climbing lighthouses and body surfing...to studying maritime history or just relaxing on the beach surrounded by castles of sand.
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
The prospect of Tropical Storm Arthur slamming into North Carolina's Outer Banks has prompted the National Park Service to close Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial at noon Wednesday.
Rich Lineup Of Programs At Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, Wright Brothers National Memorial
Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, and Wright Brothers National Memorial are offering a rich lineup of free interpretative programs today through May 22.
After more than four decades, new exhibits, some including artifacts never displayed by the National Park Service, have been installed at the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site's visitor center in North Carolina.
150th Anniversary Of Freedmen's Colony Of Roanoke To Be Commemorated May 18 At Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
It was 150 years ago that the Freedmen's Colony of Roanoke, a colony of former slaves, was established on Roanoke Island. That event will be commemorated this Saturday at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site.
How do you interpret a National Park Service site when there's really not much, historically, to see? That's the challenge at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, home of The Lost Colony. But and enthusiastic staff makes the history exciting and mysterious.
Things move a bit slower along the North Carolina coast in winter, which is why the National Park Service's Outer Banks Group is scaling back the hours of its visitor centers just a bit, beginning Monday
Packing winds of 125 mph, Hurricane Earl continues along a path toward the national parks of North Carolina's Outer Banks region. Parks further north and east along the coast are likely to feel Earl's impacts within a few days.
Cape Lookout National Seashore To Close in Advance of Hurricane Earl, Cape Hatteras National Seashore Shuttering, Too
With Hurricane Earl taking aim at the North Carolina coastline -- and points north -- officials at Cape Lookout National Seashore have ordered an evacuation of the seashore, while a bit farther north Cape Hatteras National Seashore officials are closing visitor centers and campgrounds.
Where is the rest of the original English settlement site on Roanoke Island? What more can we learn about the location and condition of German U-boat wrecks along the North Carolina coast? These and other interesting questions are being addressed by underwater archeologists working at Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Cape Hatteras National Seashore.