Kitty Hawk Shopping

Outer Banks / Kitty Hawk

Best Places to Shop in Corolla

Full of more big-name shopping stores, grocery stores, and other shopping options than any other town on the Outer Banks, Kitty Hawk is centrally located to the southern beaches of Kill Devil Hills and Nags Head, and to the northern beaches of Southern Shores, Duck and Corolla.

As one of the first towns to greet the majority of Outer Banks vacationers entering the island from the northeast, Kitty Hawk is the perfect place to stop for all of your beach essentials before heading to your Twiddy and Company vacation rental, no matter which Outer Banks town you choose to stay in.

Best Surf Shops & Beach Gear

Wave Riding Vehicles

One of the most popular surf shops on the East Coast, WRV in Kitty Hawk features a large store full of boarding sports equipment and fashionable beach attire.


The quintessential beach store for vacationers. Wings has multiple locations all over the Outer Banks, featuring everything “beach-related” you can think of. From beach towels and bathing suits, to souvenirs, t-shirts and boogie boards, Wings is an inexpensive shopping destination to load up on everything the out-of-town family might need for a day at the beach.

Best Gift Shops & Specialty Stores

Gray’s Outer Banks Lifestyle Clothing Company

A shopping tradition on the Outer Banks since 1948, Gray’s has 5 convenient locations to provide Outer Banks vacationers with fine apparel, headwear, gifts, clothing for kids, gifts, beach essentials and more.

Island Bookstore

Your full-service independent bookstore for all of the Outer Banks. Located in Scarborough Faire Shopping Village in Duck, Historic Corolla Village, and centrally located in Kitty Hawk, Island Bookstore is conveniently situated near all of our Twiddy vacation rentals.

Diamonds ‘n Dunes

Exclusive designs of Outer Banks jewelry, with large collections of sea-inspired designs and something guaranteed to appeal to every style and budget.

Islander Flags

Visitors and locals alike love Islander Flags, where you can order custom-made flags for your home, business or vacation rental, and the perfect place to pick up a souvenir from your Outer Banks vacation to take back home to your yard to remind you of the good times every day!

Soundfeet Shoes

Family-owned and operated, Soundfeet Shoes has been an Outer Banks full-service shoe store since 1987.

Best Grocery Stores & Food Markets

Brew Thru

The one-and-only Brew Thru, the Outer Banks’ original drive thru convenience store, offering refreshing cold beverages and their famous t-shirts right to your window. You don’t even have to get out of your vehicle!


Gourmet retail wine, beer and cheese shop. A local favorite!

Harris Teeter

A food market featuring a great selection of seafood, meats and produce.

Walmart Supercenter

Grocery, pharmacy, auto, hunting and fishing, home, electronics, clothing and more.

Best Pharmacies


Full-service, year-round pharmacy backed by a nationally acclaimed reputation to provide you with all of the pharmacy needs you are looking for, as well as seasonal necessities and gift essentials.

Rite Aid

Everything from medicine and health to photo and pharmacy, including beach essentials and other personal needs, Rite Aid serves the Outer Banks in both Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills.

Bear Drugs

A small, locally-owned drug store specializing in customer service for all of your medical equipment and supply needs.