Outer Banks Shopping

From outlet malls to unique boutiques, the Outer Banks is a great place to indulge in a little retail therapy. Each and every town along the Outer Banks features shops where you can buy Outer Banks souvenirs, clothing, home d├ęcor and gifts. Explore the smaller shops for one-of-a-kind treasures such as local artwork or jewelry inspired by the sea.


Gray's Department Store -- With 5 locations on the Outer Banks (2 in Corolla, 2 in Duck and 1 in Kitty Hawk) Gray's has been an Outer Banks staple since 1948. Specializing in sportswear and featuring name brands like Fresh Produce, Tommy Bahama, Billabong, and more, they also have the largest selection of Vera Bradley on the beach!

Phone: 800-382-5006

Island Bookstore -- Located in Historic Corolla Village, the Island Bookstore also has 2 more locations in Scarborough Faire in Duck and MP 4.5 in Kitty Hawk.

Phone: 252-453-2292

Timbuck II Shopping Center -- over 60 shops and restaurants located on the Currituck Sound in Corolla. Clothing, wine, candles, gifts, art, jewelry and more! Explore the shops, grab a bite to eat or take a spin on the go cart track.


Plum Crazy Boutique -- Duck Soundside Shoppes -- Unique Clothing and Gifts. Additional Location in Kitty Hawk.

Phone: 252-261-1125

Scarborough Faire Shopping Village -- A collection of boutique shops in the heart of Duck Village, offering weekly entertainment called Faire Days each Wednesday evening during the summer with wine tastings, live music, children's games and more!

The Waterfront Shops -- are located along the soundfront in the Village of Duck. Take the new boardwalk to explore over 15 shops and restaurants.


Miss Lizzie's -- Women's Fashion Boutique. Located at MP 4.5 on the Bypass next to Trio.

Buccaneer's Walk -- Located next to Capt Franks at MP 4.5, Buccaneer's Walk features, antique shops, clothing stores, a day spa, and ice cream shop. 


Birthday Suits -- The place on the Outer Banks to get your swimsuit. Check out the newly re-built Birthday Suits and OBX Store at MP 10.


The Cotton Gin -- With Locations in Nags Head, Corolla, and their largest store on the mainland in Jarvisburg, The Cotton Gin has fantastic gifts, housewares, and collectibles.

Phone: 800-637-2446

Jockey's Ridge Crossing -- The name says it all. Located across from the largest sand dune on the East Coast, Jockey's Ridge Crossing features Kitty Hawk Kites, the Outer Banks original kite shop. Find the perfect kite and try your hand flying it on the big sand dune. Ice Cream, Hair wraps, fudge and more are waiting for you at Jockey's Ridge Crossing.

Nags Head Hammocks -- an Outer Banks original!! Handcrafted hammocks, rope chairs and swings. Take a piece of Nags Head home with you and enjoy it all year long.

Phone: 800-344-6433

Nags Head Outlet Mall -- Featuring stores like Gap, American Eagle, Nine West, Loft and Rack Room Shoes, The Tanger Outlet Mall is the place to find deals on designer duds.

Phone: 252-441-5634

Whalebone Surf Shop -- Originally began here in 1975 and still owned by local residents Jim and April Vaughn. Surfboards, beach wear, and more! Located at MP 10.5 in Nags Head

Phone: (252)441-6747


The Manteo Waterfront -- features many local art, galleries, jewelry, antique and craft shops. Don't forget to stop in Duck's Cottage Downtown Books for a special book about the area or a souvinier calendar so you can remember your Outer Banks trip all year long!

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