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Cape Hatteras National Seashore

V8N3 - Duck, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Hatteras National Seashore, Ocracoke Island. Wright Brothers, The Lost Colony, Elizabethan Gardens, hang gliding, wind surfing, fishing, great beaches, house rentals, inns.


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The area code is now 252. Subscriber suggestion is Basnight's Lone Cedar Cafe, Nags Head-Manteo Causeway. (252) 441-5405 Opened in 1996, lunch and dinner, attire is shorts to suits. Named for old Barrier Island Hunt Club, hunting motif. Try homemade pasta, sliced duck breast or broiled seafood. View of the water from every table. No reservations.

The Sanderling Inn (page 8) has added a spa

White Doe Inn in Manteo (page 9) is open. We've heard from subscribers who stayed and thought it was superb.

Finely Ron's Restaurant in Corolla (page 13) is closed

Roanoke Island Inn (page 9). Plants around the pond are lotus (a typo) rather than locust. Chandelier is a bronze Tiffany and the inn has no queen-size beds.

1587 Restaurant (page 12) A new chef (the former sous chef) serves the same type of innovative cooking as before. Continental breakfast is served to inn guests only. The restaurant is closed after Thanksgiving through February. Dinner nightly in season, weekends only at slower times.

A subscriber who has vacationed here for many years sent us notes. Suggestions of restaurants in the Hatteras area for local fare: Froggy Dog in Avon, Sonny's or the Channel Bass in Hatteras Village, Down Under in Frisco. Best breakfast on the island is the Tides in Buxton. For barbecue go to Bubba's. Other realtors for cottage rentals are Outer Beacheter.alty and Hatteras Realty. Bait and tackle shops: Frank and Fran's in Avon, Red Drum, Cape Point and Dillon's Corner in Buxton and Frisco Tackle in Frisco. For pier fishing go to Rodanthe and Frisco. For seafood to cook yourself go to Risky Business in Buxton. Island Trading Company in Maneo is another craft shop.

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