Buxton NC is one of the seven beaches on Hatteras Island. Buxton Beach is surrounded by Avon and Frisco Beach.
More than a million visitor come to this island annually.
Buxton Island is famous for its two spots. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and Cape Fishing point.
One of the biggest and tallest things to see at Buxton NC is Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
If you want to have an aerial view of surroundings of Buxton Beach. You can climb on the top of the lighthouse after paying the nominal charges.
Cape Hatters Lighthouse remains open from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm during the season.
At the ground of Lighthouse, There is a museum for visitors and a gift shop.
There is also a Turtle Pound on the ground of Buxton Lighthouse where Turtle
Things to do at Buxton NC
Cape Hatteras Light House
Places to see at Buxton NC
Museum of the Sea
Buxton Woods Coastal Reserve
Fessenden Center Skate Park
Light House Horse Rides
Fishing at Canadian Hole
There are some events and tournaments held at Buxton Beach including
These events need permits/reservation.
Can we drive on Buxton Beach?
Yes, You can drive on Buxton Beach but you need to get the beach driving permit from the local authorities from National park service office present on the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse road.
Where to Stay at Buxton Beach | Accommodation at Buxton Beach
Hotels are mostly booked at Buxton Beach on weekly basis. There are multiple options for accommodation at Buxton Beach including
Homes with Pools
Handi Cap Friendly Homes
Homes with Beach Gear
Ocean Front Homes
Partly Ocean Front Homes
Homes with Game Rooms
Homes with Private Tubs and Hot Tubs
Sound Front Homes
Sound side Homes
Canal Front Homes
overall, you have around 450 options to select the place to stay at Buxton Beach according to your budget and style.
Other than Rental homes there Campground tenting service run by the National Park Service.
While you choose to stay at Campground tents.Be careful from the mosquitoes because wood and wet marches are the good places to grow and live for mosquitoes.
If you plan to stay at the campground, Do not forget to take Spray with you to avoid mosquito.