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When you visit Hatteras Island, you’ll want to spend time on the beaches. With the Outer Banks just a short drive away, and staying at Shore Details on the coast, there’s no shortage of sand and water. If you’re wanting to do something unique on your vacation, look into horseback riding on Hatteras Island or the Outer Banks on the beach. Riding horseback can be delightful and invigorating, but it will surely be something you’ll remember forever. 

Where to Go to Horseback Ride on Hatteras Island and the Outer Banks

If you’re interested in horseback riding on Hatteras Island or the Outer Banks, read below to find the best places to take you on this adventure. 

Equine Adventures

On a guided horseback ride through Equine Adventures, you’ll travel on the beach to explore the habitat of the Carolina coast. Ride through the Maritime forest of Frisco, and see beautiful views of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. The guides will go at any pace you’re comfortable with, from a leisurely stroll to a brisk canter. Morning and afternoon rides are available, and all riders must be 10 years or older. For more information or to book, visit the Equine Adventures website

Lighthouse Horse Rides

Lighthouse Horse Rides can accompany both small and large groups, so no matter the occasion they’ll always have your back. Lighthouse horse rides will take you on a guided tour to explore the beauty of the Outer Banks right on the beach! Rides typically last an hour, but if you’d like to ride for longer, they’re more than happy to continue. To make a reservation, call or text Lighthouse Horse Rides at 252-296-2929.

Hatteras Island Horseback Riding

Hatteras Island Horseback Riding has a phenomenal family and group package – pay for two riders, and all others ride for free! For only $190, your group can enjoy a beautiful two-hour horseback ride on the beaches in Hatteras Island. You’ll love all of the picturesque views and the plenty of places that make a great photo-op. To make your group’s reservation, book online, or call 252-216-9191.  

Photo of a Heavenly Shore Detail's Pool Home. Just Minutes from the Best Hatteras Island Horseback Riding Stables.Shore Details: The Best Hatteras Island Vacation Rentals

At Shore Details, you’ll find the rental of your dreams. Wake up to beautiful views of the sandy beaches with your morning cup of coffee, and come back to relax after your horseback riding adventure. Each of our spacious rentals is perfect for your group, no matter how small or large. Come see what we are all about, and book your vacation rental cottage today.

After the wet and windy months of winter, spring brings Hatteras Island back to life, with the return of seasonal feathered friends. Birdwatching enthusiasts from around the world come to experience the majestic wildlife of Buxton NC, and nearby towns throughout the OBX. There are plenty of places to bird-watch on your next spring trip to the Outer Banks. Book one of our Shore Details rentals for picturesque views from the comfort of your rental. Unlike most Hatteras Island hotels, Shore Details features well-maintained homes complete with outstanding amenities.

Things to see on Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island is the most populated area of the Outer Banks, and it is home to some of its most iconic and well-loved attractions, like the iconic lighthouses. After touring the tallest brick lighthouse in the world, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, wander through Buxton Woods Trail. Visit, the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. Which shares the area’s rich maritime history. Walk through the remains of hundreds of shipwrecks that occurred off the Outer Banks coastline as a result of Diamond Shoals. Observe Wildlife at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, or embark on an adventure as you explore uncharted waters in a kayak.

Whether you’re an avid birdwatcher or you want to explore the natural splendor of the Outer Banks, you’ve come to the right spot! Hatteras Island is a primary migratory route for birds spanning the eastern coastline. You’ll have a front-row seat to a striking display of migratory birds. Various bird sanctuaries have been set up along the Outer Banks to protect hundreds of bird species. While reserves and wildlife refuges are some of the best places for birdwatching, there are also many other spots to see birds. Whether you’ve come to spot wildlife or to enjoy a quiet time on the beaches of Hatteras Island before the summer crowds take over, Shore Details has the ideal rental for your Spring trip to the OBX.