Then you are in for a great time. Cape Hatteras National Seashore is really a beauty to behold. If you don't need full hookups (or hot showers) then the National Parks Service campgrounds are a good choice. We have always used Frisco Woods Campground in Frisco, NC. It is in the southern OBX. Full Hookups to tent sites, even camping cabins. Showers, pool, laundry. You can get a site right on the sound and watch some fantastic sunsets. If you don't want to drive on the beach, but want to experience it, then drive to see the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Then drive on farther into the park until there is no more road. There will be a small parking lot there and you will be able to just walk out onto the beach and just take a deep breath of the smell of salt water and beautiful sandy beaches. If you want some good seafood then eat dinner at the Captains Table in Buxton. Price not too bad, but food is good and fresh. Breakfast at the Orange Blossom, also in Buxton and be sure to sample an apple ugly. You can take the car ferry south to Ocracoke Island and explore the village. You can even do some serious deep sea fishing if you are so inclined. We spend a lot of time in that area in the summer. We are in our 60s, too and don't care for the hustle and bustle of the Nags Head area, but do very much love all that nature provides in the southern OBX. If I can help further, just PM me.
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