While you’re in town, be sure to take advantage of some of the many fantastic OBX shopping destinations. Enjoy sunset shopping at the Duck Waterfront Shops, take a stroll through the Cotton Gin, or visit the quaint stores in Corolla Village.
From stylish clothing and home decor to unique items handmade by local artisans, Outer Banks stores carry a wide variety of gifts & goods to remind you and your loved ones of your stay by the sea. Here is a helpful list of some of our favorite shopping destinations in each area to visit while you’re here. Look for the Twiddy Preferred badge to check out some of our personal favorite places to shop in the OBX!
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One of the largest and oldest art galleries in Nags Head, Seaside Art Gallery has 12 themed rooms of art.
The famous Kitty Hawk Kites offers parasailing, wakeboarding, water skiing, tubing, jet ski tours and rentals, kayak rentals, surfboard rentals and more!
A landmark small town grocery store with a big reputation. Offering free-range meats and poultry, wild American seafood, fresh-baked bread, pastries, and pies. Browse Duck's largest selection of wine and microbrews, too.
OBX inspired art and handmade gifts. An eclectic mix, sure to satisfy every OBX lover!
Handcrafted Classic Hammocks, Swings, and Durawood Furniture to help you enjoy every moment outdoors. Started in a little shop on the Outer Banks in 1974, they have continued to expand and improve their selection of outdoor living products with an eye on innovation, style, and design. Comfortable, durable products made in America with a lifetime craftsmanship guarantee against manufacturer defects.
Charcuterie, gourmet bites, and wine shop located in Scarborough Faire in the heart of Duck Village.
An eclectic shop offering small batch coffee, roasted in-house. Local artwork and a laid-back vibe make the Parlour a favorite spot among OBX locals.
A Kitty Hawk shop offering the highest-quality wine, meat, and cheese. Charcuterie boards are available for pre-order. Gourmet sandwiches and local beer are also available.
A premium meat and seafood market that doubles as a deli serving up delicious sandwiches and even wine and craft beer, The Butcher Block brings quality, freshness and excellent customer service to every table.
Selling over 18 flavors of handmade gourmet popcorn, made in-store daily. Enjoy a munch on the beach or take home the perfect souvenir.
Bacchus Wine and Beer Bistro has been serving residents and visitors to Corolla for almost 30 years. Enhance your visit to the Outer Banks with a great selection of fine wines, craft beer, gourmet foods, imported cheeses, Angus Steaks, sinful desserts, and their famous sandwiches.
Delicious coffee, espresso and specialty coffee drinks, as well as pastries and healthy breakfast and snack options, nestled within a local bookstore featuring well-known works alongside some of our local authors' works. A great atmosphere for a relaxing morning pick me up or a mid-afternoon pit-stop.
A unique find serving up specialty coffees, teas and breakfast fare, but known locally for their great selection of craft beers and wine, located in a tree-house type establishment with a shaded deck in the heart of Duck.
With an extensive selection of wines from around the world, more than 250 beers with a focus on microbrews, and over 50 artisanal cheeses, the retail shop at Trio is a one-stop-shop for your specialty spirit needs. The bar and bistro also boasts a delightful atmosphere, often featuring live local music to enjoy along with one of their many carefully-chosen wines or beers from their 24-rotating craft taps.
Surf gear and apparel. Surf lessons and rentals also available. Located in Monterey Plaza, Corolla.
Specializing in women's and men's beach fashion, Birthday Suits has one of the largest selection of swimwear on the Outer Banks and has been happy to serve locals and visitors alike for more than 30 years!
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.
A local business that's been around for more than 30 years, the Farmer's Daughter has a wide selection of clothing, jewelry, and accessories, as well as crafts, home and garden items, seasonal decorations and more. They also have a great selection of beach wear.
The fine art of fun living! At Kellogg in Duck and the Outer Banks Mall in Nags Head, The Cottage Shop offers home accents, gifts and accessories including genuine Fiesta Ware. Locally-owned & operated.
Over 60 eclectic retail shops, restaurants and quaint eateries. Shop, eat and relax in the shade of the oak trees at TimBuck II in Corolla.
In addition to the delicious restaurants found at Monterey Plaza in Corolla, shoppers can find stores featuring handmade crafts, fine wines, groceries, fishing gear, beach apparel and more!
A one-stop shop for just about anything you're looking for during your Outer Banks vacation. Complete with 30 businesses, including shops, dining and even adventure tours, Corolla Light Town Center is an excellent destination if you're in search of interesting, unique places during your Corolla vacation.
Fresh seafood from our local waters to your table! Fresh fish, scallops, mussels, clams, oysters and more. Call ahead for steamed crabs, shrimp and lobster- made to order! Located in the Ocean Club Centre at the south entrance of The Currituck Club.
Where the land meets the sea! For over 100 years the Grandy family has been growing the finest quality produce on the shores of the Currituck Sound. Enjoy the freshest produce, bakery and local seafood at Seaside Farm Market. Open 8 am - 8 pm, 7 days a week from Memorial Day to September 10th.
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!
Fresh produce, meat, seafood, and all of your grocery store needs
Large grocery store that meets all of your grocery needs
Serving Duck, Corolla, Carova, and Southern Shores, and now delivering from Corolla through Kill Devil Hills for all of your pharmacy needs.
A favorite among locals, DVO has a fashionable selection of beach attire and accessories, matched by accommodating equipment rentals and kayak tours. DVO offers an array of equipment rentals, from beach cruisers to surfboards and paddleboards, as well as scenic kayak tour bookings. Twiddy guests can enjoy a 10% discount on equipment rental orders, kayak tours, and in-store retail with promo code TR2023.
A unique shopping experience of shaded paths that wind around an array of 16 specialty shops, boutiques and eateries.
Surf apparel, delicious restaurants, and unique gift shops make this another of Duck's enjoyable outdoor shopping villages.
A comprehensive guide of what to do, where to shop, and places to eat in Duck. Whether you are looking for fine restaurants or casual establishments, independent boutiques or art galleries, water sports or yoga, Do Duck NC can point you in the right direction. Includes a calendar of special events happening in the village of Duck. #doducknc
Fruit and vegetable stand selling local produce in season.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Family-owned and operated, Soundfeet Shoes has been an Outer Banks full-service shoe store since 1987.
Grocery, pharmacy, auto, hunting and fishing, home, electronics, clothing and more.
A small, locally-owned drug store specializing in customer service for all of your medical equipment and supply needs.
Shop the latest beach, skate and fashion trends from popular brands. Sporting apparel like rash guards, skate shoes and board shoes are also available along with a small selection of surf and skate supplies.
Serving the Outer Banks for over 25 years, Stop N Shop continues to provide friendly, relaxed and informative customer service to our community, visitors and rental property owners. A local legend that offers all of your beach essentials, plus cold drinks and tasty breakfast and lunch sandwiches.
A comprehensive department store for clothing and jewelry for women, men and children. One of the largest department stores on the Outer Banks, Belk also has a great selection of beachwear to keep you looking and feeling your best for your Outer Banks vacation.
For a unique assortment of beach supplies, gifts and necessities for your Outer Banks vacation, as well as a wide-array of pharmacy needs, Walgreens has what you need.
You wouldn't think it was a secret by the loud, colorful building, but Secret Spot Surf Shop is a favorite among locals and a fun place to pick up some of the best surf clothing, boards, shoes and accessories on the OBX.
Located on the Beach Road at MP 13.5, Cavalier offers surfing essentials for rent, as well as a wide selection of sunglasses, beach attire and more for men, women and children.
Independent core boardsports shop offering boards for sale, as well as accessories and apparel.
Offering a selection of boarding equipment and clothing, Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need for a day of fun in the sun and on the water.
Come take a walk and visit amazing art galleries, businesses, gift shops and restaurants that make up this historic, cultural art district.
Come shop the only Outlet Mall on the Outer Banks!
Located just across the street from Jockey's Ridge, this collection of shops is an experience all in its own. With daily activities, specials and festivals, this is more than just a shopping center. Featuring stores like the famous Kitty Hawk Kites, Kitty Hawk Surf Company, Scoops Ice Cream Parlor, The Fudgery, Life on a Sandbar & Hair Wraps, Natural Life Store, and more, Jockey's Ridge Crossing has a little something for everyone.
The Outer Banks Mall is a one-stop outdoor shopping mall that's got you covered.
Though the times have changed, our service and southern hospitality have remained. Cahoon's Market and Cottage is a family-owned and operated local establishment (since 1962) in the heart of Whalebone Junction. In addition to our cottage court, we offer a variety of groceries, deli, supplies for the beach, fishing, and whatever else you could need...like our slogan says: "If we don't have it, you don't need it!"
Retail seafood store offering fresh seafood for pick up. Also fried meals, soups & sandwiches, and steamed seafood are available to purchase.
Art and crafts made by local artists, makers, and creators
Buffalo City Jug Shop is named in honor of Buffalo City, the once logging and moonshining community a few miles inland from the Outer Banks. Offering a growler filling station with 24 beers on tap and a large selection of craft bottle beer and wine as well.
Locally owned and operated by commercial fishermen and farmers since 1987. Offering everything needed to prepare a fantastic southern meal, including fresh seafood, steaks, homemade bread, appetizers, sides, and more.
One of the best things about an Outer Banks vacation is the shopping. To maintain a luster among the renowned restaurants, beautiful weather, amazing sunsets, and wide sandy beaches, the shops here have to shine, and they do!
"They offer a variety of locally made items at reasonable prices. ”
"Convenient to stop at and it seems like they get new shipments everyday. It's nice to have a place down here that get's stylish women's clothing in. And the owner sometimes has her dog at the shop, so being able to pet her furry friend is a plus!”
"The best spot for coffee and gifts/books in Duck.”
Whether you’re dreaming of a trip to relax, adventure or a mixture of both, click on a category to get started and find a handful of memorable things to do in the Outer Banks.
Each town on the Outer Banks has different experiences to offer. Learn all about where you’re staying, then take advantage of things to do nearby in neighboring areas!