Buxton Beach in the Outer Banks is shown. Dr. Beach says: "Bulging far offshore of the mainland coast as a barrier island, Cape Hatteras was the first National Seashore. Providing some of the best board surfing along the East Coast, as well as the most famous lighthouse in the United States, Cape Hatteras attracts beachgoers to its historic fishing villages."
Associated Press/ Outer Banks Visitors Bureau
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