Rodanthe, North Carolina is undoubtedly known for the Nicholas Sparks novel and movie Nights in Rodanthe. However, this charming Outer Banks town is much more than what Hollywood depicted it as. This coastal North Carolina town is a rich and historic town part of the Hatteras Tri-village Area. The tri-villages are made up of the towns of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo. Rodanthe is perfect for watersports enthusiasts, history buffs, and of course beach lovers.
Being home to the Chicamacomio Lifesaving Station, this Hatteras Island town has a rich history rooted on the North Carolina coast. During your visit, you can learn about the Lifesaving Station and how it changed the course of the Lifesaving Service in the United States.
This Hatteras Island town is also a prime location for those who love to surf. The S-Curves are located just outside of Rodanthe where you’ll see many surfers riding the waves of the Outer Banks. The S-Curves are nationally recognized as some of the best ocean breaks and surfers from all over come to catch the best waves.
Fishermen will delight in Rodanthe too with some of the best pier and surf fishing around. Passes for fishing at the Rodanthe Pier are sold seasonally. Find more information on the pier and pier fishing here.