Explore Hatteras Island at its natural best with a visit to the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Covering 13 miles of Cape Hatteras National Seashore land, this attraction is hard to miss, although there aren't many giant signs, hotels or businesses to point the way. Instead, visitors will find a completely undeveloped parcel of land, that's well-stocked with gorgeous views and serene nature trails that are ideal for off-the-beaten path excursions.
The Hatterasman is a year round and longtime island eatery filled with nostalgic American food. The atmosphere is very laid back. You wouldn’t mind walking in donned in a swimsuit. Discover staples such as burgers, BBQ, chicken tenders and grilled cheese at extraordinary prices. This is a down home stop where you will enjoy diving into chili cheese fries, onion rings, hushpuppies and other fried faves. Mainstays include Philly cheese steak, chicken Philly cheese steak, grilled chicken, chicken tender sandwich and burgers galore. Try the signature Hatterasman burger, an 8-ounce hunk of meat with cheese, onion rings, BBQ sauce and bacon. Not into meat? How about their seafood dishes including a fried flounder sandwich, fried shrimp basket or crabcake or oyster sandwich? All sandwiches are made fresh. You select the toppings including cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, onion, jalapenos and more. The added bonus? All sandwiches come with fries. Drinks include Pepsi products, sweet and unsweetened tea, bottled and canned beer and even draft beer on tap!