The quiet Outer Banks may not seem like a busy shopping destination, but you may be surprised by what you find!
Along with the specialty shops along the islands, the surf shops and the bait & tackle stores, you will also find a plethora of art galleries – featuring scenic beach art, casual apparel shops, jewelry stores, furniture and antiques, and even a Tanger Outlet shopping center in Nags Head.
Although the laid-back island vibe is definitely present, shoppers and treasure hunters in the Outer Banks will not be disappointed. These beachfront locations offer shoppers all the comforts and luxuries of home, and even a little bit more! Use this Outer Banks shopping guide to help you find great places to shop while on your vacation.
Tanger Outlet Mall
In Nags Head, Tanger Outlet Mall features 20+ stores offering apparel for men, women and children along with a nice variety of shoe stores with some accessories & jewelry stores and home furnishings stores thrown in, as well. A great place to spend the day shopping.
Tim Buck II Shopping Center
Tim Buck II Shopping Center in Corolla features over 60 shops, restaurants and recreation for all your shopping needs. Be sure to check out their events page for an added bonus to your shopping experience.
The Waterfront Shops
The Waterfront Shops in Duck offers boutique shopping, dining and relaxation along a boardwalk on the Currituck Sound.
Outer Banks Mall
The Outer Banks Mall located at MP 14 in Nags Head offers one-stop shopping for groceries, apparel, restaurants and more.
Park your vehicle and stroll through the unique shops and places to eat in downtown Manteo spanning 4 streets wide by 2 streets deep. Also convenient to some local attractions.
Ocracoke Island features a wide variety of locally-owned shops offering souvenirs, arts & crafts, jewelry, apparel and much more.