"Cape Hatteras" Top 5 Page for this destination Hatteras by littlesam1
Hatteras Travel Guide: 43 reviews and 76 photos
First of all, before I start telling you about the Cape Hatteras lighthouse, let me tell you about this photo. It is one of my favorite photo's from my trip to Outer Banks. This is me standing at the bottom of the Cape Hatteras lighthouse before starting to climb to stairs to the top.
There are 268 steps to the top of this lighthouse, the tallest on the continental United States. It was built with 1,250,000 brinks at an original cost of $155,000.00 The beacon from its light can be seen 20 miles out to sea. It has warned sailers of the dangerous Diamond Shoals, the shallow sandbars, which extend out some 14 miles off of Cape Hatteras.
I actually reached the point of the cape at Cape Hatteras. This historic point has many stories it can tell. From the... more travel advice
The Cape Hatteras light house was built much closer to the shore than where it stands today. The sea shore gradually... more travel advice
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