Get Outdoors · Home Sweet Hatteras · Nature Study

Turtle Nest Extravaganza…

Cape Hatteras is a popular sea turtle nesting site. According to the Park Service, there were over 200 sea turtle nests in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore (from Bodie Island all the way to Ocracoke Island). A few of them were right over the dune from my house. The Park Service ropes off the nests… Continue reading Turtle Nest Extravaganza…

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My new side hustle- kayak tours…

My brother recently bought a rental business in Hatteras Village (Slash Creek Outfitters). He rents everything from golf carts to clam rakes. He does a lot of kayak and paddleboard rentals as well, and he asked if I’d like to do nature tours for him. For the past month I’ve been taking groups of tourists… Continue reading My new side hustle- kayak tours…

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Kayak Trip to a Secluded Beach

My brother owns an outdoor equipment rental company here on Hatteras Island (kayaks, surfboards, golf carts, etc…). I’m supposed to guide kayak tours for him this summer, so I took one of the kayaks and went exploring to try and figure out a good route that would provide some pretty scenery without being too long… Continue reading Kayak Trip to a Secluded Beach

Home Sweet Hatteras · Horses

Riding My Horse at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

One cool thing about living here is that there are plenty of places to ride. A large portion of the island is part of the Cape Hatteras National Seashore, which means that the beaches here are public, and access can’t be restricted by hotels or homeowners. As taxpayers, we all own the beaches here and… Continue reading Riding My Horse at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse