Outer Banks Shopping

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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

794F Sunset Boulevard
Timbuck II
Corolla
(252) 453-3188
Outer Banks Shopping

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than 50 flavors of made-from-scratch ice cream plus sherbet, sorbet and soft serve. You can get any flavor made into a shake, split, sundae or float, even a brownie sundae — yum! Big Buck’s has an espresso bar and all the espresso-based coffee drinks you need to pick up your day.... read more

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than... read more

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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

106-A Sir Walter Raleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 423-3400
Outer Banks Shopping

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than 50 flavors of made-from-scratch ice cream plus sherbet, sorbet and soft serve. You can get any flavor made into a shake, split, sundae or float, even a brownie sundae — yum! Big Buck’s has an espresso bar and all the espresso-based coffee drinks you need to pick up your day.... read more

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than... read more

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Birthday Suits

801 Ocean Trail
Monteray Plaza
Corolla
(252) 453-4862
Outer Banks Shopping

Celebrating more than 30 years as an Outer Banks shopping mecca, Birthday Suits is a favorite for swimwear — in fact, it’s been voted Best on the Beach for swimsuits for more than 10 years in local polls. Women's swimsuits are the specialty here — the latest styles for all ages, mix-and-match separates, bra-sized swimwear and mastectomy suits — but they also sell suits for... read more

Celebrating more than 30 years as an Outer Banks shopping mecca, Birthday Suits is a... read more

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Bluegrass Island Trading Co.

107 Budleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 423-3039
Outer Banks Shopping

In downtown Manteo’s Phoenix Shops, Bluegrass Island Trading Co. is a one-stop shop for everything bluegrass related. From a selection of more than 1,000 CDs to bluegrass-themed merchandise such as shirts, hats and ornaments, Bluegrass Island Trading Co. is also a box office location for many of the best local music events. Visit them online or call for tickets to the Outer Banks Bluegrass Island... read more

In downtown Manteo’s Phoenix Shops, Bluegrass Island Trading Co. is a one-stop shop for everything... read more

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Cariloha Bamboo Outer Banks

1171 Duck Road, Unit B4
Duck
(252) 715-5845
Outer Banks Shopping

In Duck’s Scarborough Lane Shops you'll find Cariloha Outer Banks, where you’re invited to experience the extraordinary plushness of fabrics made from bamboo – undeniably one of the most durable and eco-friendly materials on the planet. Check out their wide selection of exclusive clothing for men and women, along with an extensive line of bed and bath products in styles inspired by the Caribbean and... read more

In Duck’s Scarborough Lane Shops you'll find Cariloha Outer Banks, where you’re invited to experience... read more

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Cavalier Surf Shop

4324 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 13.5
Nags Head
(252) 441-7349
Outer Banks Shopping

One of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, Cavalier is a family-run operation and is known for providing great customer service in sales and rentals. You can buy or rent hard or soft-top surfboards, bodyboards, skimboards and wetsuits. They also offer private or group surfing lessons. Lessons last either one or two hours, include surfboard rental, and focus on safety and surfing etiquette.... read more

One of the oldest surf shops on the Outer Banks, Cavalier is a family-run operation... read more

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Cotton Gin

789 Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-4446
Outer Banks Shopping
(800) 637-2446

For a feeling of an old-time country market, step into The Cotton Gin, an Outer Banks shopping tradition for more than 40 years. The original Cotton Gin has stood in the same location since 1929, starting as a working cotton gin and growing into a gift store with four locations. Visitors are treated to a unique shopping experience in their main store in Jarvisburg as... read more

For a feeling of an old-time country market, step into The Cotton Gin, an Outer... read more

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Cotton Gin

1185 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 491-2387
Outer Banks Shopping
(800) 637-2446

For a feeling of an old-time country market, step into The Cotton Gin, an Outer Banks shopping tradition for more than 40 years. The original Cotton Gin has stood in the same location since 1929, starting as a working cotton gin and growing into a gift store with four locations. Visitors are treated to a unique shopping experience in their main store in Jarvisburg as... read more

For a feeling of an old-time country market, step into The Cotton Gin, an Outer... read more

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Dockside 'N Duck Seafood Market

1213 Duck Road
Wee Winks Square
Duck
(252) 261-8687
Outer Banks Shopping

When you feel like cooking at home, Dockside has all the fresh seafood you’ll need for an Outer Banks feast. Live and steamed crabs, crabmeat, steamed shrimp, fresh shrimp, clams, scallops, oysters, mussels, fish and lobsters – they’re all here, along with the condiments you’ll need. They also sell seafood-inspired prepared foods for take-out, such as homemade soups (try the she crab and clam chowder)... read more

When you feel like cooking at home, Dockside has all the fresh seafood you’ll need... read more

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Flip Flop Shops

1171 Duck Road
Scarborough Lane Shoppes
Duck
(252) 441-1757
Outer Banks Shopping

The ultimate summer shop, Flip Flop Shops sells flip flops and sunglasses and tanning lotions. You’ll find all the favorite brands of flip flops, including Sanuk, Reef, Rainbow, Cobian,Scott, Roxy, Havaianas, Flojos and Olukai. There are styles for men, women, teens, kids and babies.

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Gulf Stream Gifts

2512 S. Virginia Dare Trail
The Beach Road, MP 10.5
Nags Head
(252) 441-0433
Outer Banks Shopping

Gulf Stream Gifts carries a wonderful selection of 14 karat gold, sterling silver and costume jewelry with a nautical flair. Featured designers are Charles Albert, Vera Wolf, Marahlago and Goddess Designs as well as North Carolina artists. Their jewelry features a variety of stones such as larimar, lab opals, amethyst, abalone, turquoise and Outer Banks sea glass. Gulf Stream also carries home decor such as... read more

Gulf Stream Gifts carries a wonderful selection of 14 karat gold, sterling silver and costume... read more

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Island Revolution Surf Co. and Gear Rentals

1159 Austin Street
Corolla Light Town Center
Corolla
(252) 453-9484
Outer Banks Shopping

Shop at Island Revolution for beach lifestyle clothing, equipment and accessories. Along with quality surfboards and skateboards, they carry clothing and accessories for men and women from brands like O’Neill, Billabong, Dakine, RVCA, Reef, Soul Flower, Katin and Sanuk — plus a great selection of killer shades from Von Zipper, Blue Planet, Electric and more. You can also find specialty jewelry items from All Washed... read more

Shop at Island Revolution for beach lifestyle clothing, equipment and accessories. Along with quality surfboards... read more

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Island Spice & Wine

40246 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 995-7750
Outer Banks Shopping

Your taste buds will love you for visiting this store. It's a true Outer Banks shopping experience! The wine selection is vast and pleasantly surprising, with numerous worthy selections from Carolina and around the world. You’ll also find fine tea and coffee, specialty sauces, hard-to-find spices, imported olive oils and vinegars, cheeses, sweets, chocolates, gourmet snacks and many other things that will inspire a night... read more

Your taste buds will love you for visiting this store. It's a true Outer Banks... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

785L Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-8845
Outer Banks Shopping
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo
(252) 473-2357
Outer Banks Shopping
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

24502 N.C. Highway 12
Waves Village
Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
Outer Banks Shopping
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

39432 N.C. Highway 12
Island Shops
Avon
(252) 995-6060
Outer Banks Shopping
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Kites

58848 Hatteras Landing
Hatteras Village
(252) 986-1446
Outer Banks Shopping
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun things like flags, toys, boomerangs and games. You’ll find the Outer Banks’ largest selection of beach sportswear and footwear from Crocs, Sanuk, Chaco, Southern Fried and Life is Good apparel, the coolest selection of t-shirts, sweatshirts, outdoor clothing, sunglasses, sandals and more. KHK stores also... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

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Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

785L Sunset Boulevard
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-4999
Outer Banks Shopping

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer – from the wind to waves to flat water. At Kitty Hawk Surf Co. you can find a huge selection of new and used kayaks, kayaking equipment, standup paddleboards, surfboards, Zap skim boards, wetsuits and more. You can also find one of the best... read more

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all... read more

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Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

24502 N.C. Highway 12
Waves Village
Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
Outer Banks Shopping

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all the Outer Banks has to offer – from the wind to waves to flat water. At Kitty Hawk Surf Co. you can find a huge selection of new and used kayaks, kayaking equipment, standup paddleboards, surfboards, Zap skim boards, wetsuits and more. You can also find one of the best... read more

Ready for some action? Kitty Hawk Surf Co. has everything you need to enjoy all... read more

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Lady Victorian

1216 Duck Road
Wee Winks Square
Duck
(252) 261-1654
Outer Banks Shopping

For close to 30 years Lady Victorian has celebrated the power, the beauty and the style of women. Enjoy 4,000 square feet of fashion, featuring contemporary European designs and creative classics plus a full complement of jewelry and accessories for head-to-toe dressing. There is also a fine collection of gifts and decorative home accessories, all as unique and individual as those who select them. Come... read more

For close to 30 years Lady Victorian has celebrated the power, the beauty and the... read more

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Manteo Cyclery

627 U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 305-0306
Outer Banks Shopping

Manteo Cyclery is locally owned and operated by people who are passionate about all things bicycles. The trusted experts at their shop can perform a full range of bicycle repairs and gear installation, so you can get back on the road (or the trail). If you're just here for a visit, they've got plenty of bikes to rent by the day or the week along with... read more

Manteo Cyclery is locally owned and operated by people who are passionate about all things... read more

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Muzzie’s

107-A Budleigh Street
Manteo
(252) 473-4505
Outer Banks Shopping

Offering an extensive collection of Victorian, antique and fine jewelry, Muzzie’s is a ladies’ favorite in Manteo. The selection includes diamonds, platinum and precious gems, and this is the perfect place to shop for a cherished gift or engagement ring. Muzzie's offers jewelry collections by Exstasia, Val Colbert and Sweet Romance. New this year, find hand-crocheted lace jackets, Anna Griffin totes, beautiful garden accessories, French... read more

Offering an extensive collection of Victorian, antique and fine jewelry, Muzzie’s is a ladies’ favorite... read more

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Nancyware Pottery

402 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
Manteo
(252) 473-9400
Outer Banks Shopping

Nancy is celebrating her 43rd year making pots. This shop is the potter’s studio as well as her exhibit space, so you can often see her working at the wheel or glazing. Nancy’s functional pottery is made of high-fired stoneware that is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe including pie plates, sponge holders, bowls, vases and spoon rests. She also makes God jars, beaded jewelry, tile... read more

Nancy is celebrating her 43rd year making pots. This shop is the potter’s studio as... read more

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OBX Attitude

42934 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 986-5010
Outer Banks Shopping

This gift shop specializes in items that will remind visitors that the Outer Banks attitude is one of relaxation and fun. Offering nautical charts, clothing, prints, Christmas ornaments, tumblers and much more, you’re sure to find something to bring the beach vibe home with you. Their beach prints are all personally photographed by the owners and printed on demand, and all prints are available on... read more

This gift shop specializes in items that will remind visitors that the Outer Banks attitude... read more

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OBX Bait and Tackle

815 Ocean Trail
Monteray Plaza
Corolla
(252) 453-3339
Outer Banks Shopping

OBX Bait and Tackle is an angler’s paradise. Conveniently located to serve the northern beaches and beyond in Corolla’s Monteray Plaza, OBX Bait and Tackle is a full-service tackle shop that specializes in freshwater and surf-fishing equipment along with rods and reels at all price levels, a wide variety of fresh and frozen bait, crabbing supplies and other necessities such as coolers, ice, soft drinks,... read more

OBX Bait and Tackle is an angler’s paradise. Conveniently located to serve the northern beaches... read more

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Ocean Atlantic Rentals

103 Austin Street
Corolla Light Town Center
Corolla
(252) 453-2440
Outer Banks Shopping

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the... read more

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Ocean Atlantic Rentals

1149 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-4346
Outer Banks Shopping

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the... read more

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Ocean Atlantic Rentals

40809 NC Highway 12
Avon
(252) 995-5868
Outer Banks Shopping

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the... read more

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Ride the Wind Surf Shop

486 Irvin Garrish Highway
Ocracoke
(252) 928-6311
Outer Banks Shopping

Ride the Wind is a complete watersports center offering the gear you need for surfing and kayaking. The surf shop offers the island's best selection of swimwear, beach apparel and sunglasses for men and women in all the popular name brands. They also rent and sell surfboards, standup paddleboards and kayaks.

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Sandcastles

39774 N.C. Highway 12
Dairy Queen Shops
Avon
(252) 995-0147
Outer Banks Shopping

Celebrating their 10th year, Sandcastles is more than just a gallery. Along with tons of Hatteras Island artist offerings, their locally made lavender products have become a staple with their regular patrons as have the essential oils, gems and crystals, shells, cards, puzzles and local interest and metaphysical books. Stop by and make a sea glass/driftwood sun catcher anytime. You can also participate in their book... read more

Celebrating their 10th year, Sandcastles is more than just a gallery. Along with tons of... read more

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Sara DeSpain Designer Goldsmith

1190 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 255-0633
Outer Banks Shopping

Legendary jewelry designer Sara DeSpain maintains her studio and gallery at Osprey Landing, soundside in Duck. A goldsmith, Graduate Gemologist and designer, her pieces are a lyrical blend of substance and poetry. An Outer Banks designer since 1974 inspired by organic forms and “Force of Nature,” she creates delightfully one-of-a-kind pieces. Ask about Sara's line of ocean-sculpted shells “translated” into gold and silver treasures for... read more

Legendary jewelry designer Sara DeSpain maintains her studio and gallery at Osprey Landing, soundside in... read more

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Scarborough Lane Shoppes

1171 Duck Road
Duck
Outer Banks Shopping

Scarborough Lane Shoppes entered the Duck, NC, shopping scene in the summer of 1995. Duck was already becoming known as the Rodeo Drive, so to speak, of Outer Banks shopping experiences by then. The building was designed to resemble an old life-saving station to honor the history and heritage that make the Outer Banks of North Carolina such a special place. Scarborough Lane Shoppes entice... read more

Scarborough Lane Shoppes entered the Duck, NC, shopping scene in the summer of 1995. Duck... read more

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SeaDragon Gallery

1240 Duck Road
The Waterfront Shops
Duck
(252) 261-4224
Outer Banks Shopping

Carefully selected American handcrafts are the focus at SeaDragon Gallery. The owner says she chooses works that represent excellence in craftsmanship, design and lasting value plus a few that will make people laugh. Unique jewelry, glass, pottery, original oil paintings and works by local artists are among the selections.

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Silver Bonsai Gallery

905 S. U.S. Highway 64
Manteo
(252) 475-1413
Outer Banks Shopping

A visit to Roanoke Island is not complete without a stop at this gem of a gallery. Named among the nation’s top 25 fine art and craft galleries, Silver Bonsai Gallery is a celebration of American-made fine art and craft displaying beautiful paintings, locally crafted jewelry and distinctive gift ideas. Silver Bonsai is also home to the jewelry studio of award-winning master goldsmiths Ben and... read more

A visit to Roanoke Island is not complete without a stop at this gem of... read more

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Spry Creek Home Accents

1122 Corolla Village Road
Corolla
(252) 453-0199
Outer Banks Shopping

Spry Creek is owned by Outer Banks native Karen Scarborough Whitfield and her husband, John. They have converted her father’s old auto repair shop into a surprising gift and home accents shop. The old bay doors and shop flooring remain the same, and be sure to look for Karen’s father’s work bench, which came out of Penny’s Hill Lifesaving Station. In the shop you will find... read more

Spry Creek is owned by Outer Banks native Karen Scarborough Whitfield and her husband, John.... read more

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Studio 12

41008 N.C. Highway 12
Avon
(252) 995-7899
Outer Banks Shopping

Visit Studio 12 in their new location! Walk in any time to paint pottery or do mosaics, or sign up for one of many art classes from glass fusion to canvas painting. You can enjoy a latte or smoothie from the coffee shop while you shop the gallery filled with local art that includes wheel-thrown pottery, hand-crafted tiles, painting, glass fusion and jewelry. More than 50% of... read more

Visit Studio 12 in their new location! Walk in any time to paint pottery or... read more

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The Spice & Tea Exchange

1171 Duck Road, D-4
Duck
(252) 715-4500
Outer Banks Shopping

Looking to add some flavor in your life? Find it at The Spice and Tea Exchange! They carry an impressive variety of gourmet salts, spices, sugars and teas that are guaranteed to turn up the taste in any meal. The spacious showroom is modeled after an old-style trading post, and it’s very well organized, making it easy to find everything you need. Feel free to... read more

Looking to add some flavor in your life? Find it at The Spice and Tea... read more

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Wee Winks Market

1213 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-2937
Outer Banks Shopping

The first store ever to set up shop in Duck, Wee Winks celebrates its 39th year in business with a new building and an expanded selection. Keeping it fresh is what has kept this Duck staple rolling all these years, and this season is no exception. Breakfast sandwiches on fresh-baked biscuits and bagels as well as cinnamon buns baked every morning round out the 8-foot ... read more

The first store ever to set up shop in Duck, Wee Winks celebrates its 39th... read more