Outer Banks Souvenirs

What is a vacation without a souvenir to remember it by? And you won’t have to look too far or too hard when trying to find one or seven to take home with you. Outer Banks souvenirs can be found in beach shops, clothing stores, convenience stores, galleries, surf shops, museum stores, gift shops and novelty shops. You could get a figurine of the Elizabeth II, a replica of a 16th century merchant ship, or a classic OBX t-shirt to show everyone you meet what a world traveler you are. Maybe your idea of the perfect souvenir is a glass from a local brewery or an Outer Banks crafted surfboard – either way, you won’t leave the Outer Banks empty handed. And don’t forget to pick up a little something for your friends back at home! They’d be flattered that you thought of them while shopping and love a distinctively Outer Banks gift. Check out the listing below to see where you might find an Outer Banks souvenir that will always remind you of your vacation.


Outer Banks Shopping by Area

Corolla | Duck & Southern Shores | Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills & Nags Head
Roanoke Island & Manteo | Hatteras Island | Ocracoke Island

Outer Banks Shopping by Category

Birthday Suits

Outer Banks Souvenirs
801 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-4862
1171 Duck Road, Scarborough Lane Shopping Center, Duck
(252) 261-7297
2000 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 10, Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-5338

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

Breeze Thru Avon

Outer Banks Souvenirs
40374 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 995-3347

This drive-through beverage store offers a huge variety of beer, wine and beverages, and you never have to leave your car to get them – the staff brings your order to you. You may also walk into the Breeze Thru General Store, which has everything you would expect from a convenience store but so much more, including lottery tickets, cigars, vaping supplies, CBD products, cell... read more

This drive-through beverage store offers a huge variety of beer, wine and beverages, and you... read more

Cavalier Surf Shop

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

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 with a focus on safety and surfing etiquette. Lessons last 90 minutes and include your board. Lessons... read more

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

Cotton Gin

Outer Banks Souvenirs
789 Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-4446
1185 Duck Road, Duck
(252) 491-2387
5151 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 14.5, Nags Head
(252) 449-2387
(Temporarily Closed) 6957 Caratoke Highway, Jarvisburg
(252) 491-2387
(800) 637-2446

Have you ever visited the Cotton Gin? It been a coastal shopping tradition for more than 50 years. The original Cotton Gin has stood in the same location in Jarvisburg since 1929, starting as a working cotton gin and growing into a gift store with four locations. The store's primary location in Jarvisburg is temporarily closed due to a fire in October 2019, however, its... read more

Have you ever visited the Cotton Gin? It been a coastal shopping tradition for more... read more

Dillon’s Corner

Outer Banks Souvenirs
46792 N.C. Highway 12, Buxton
(252) 995-5083

This is really two stores in one. Downstairs it’s a tackle shop with bait, tackle, rods and reels, gas, gear, waders, boots, snacks, rod and reel repair, custom-rod building, tide charts, t-shirts (including Salt Life and Guy Harvey) and everything else for fishermen and women. Upstairs it’s a gift shop and gallery with artwork, prints, ceramics, candles, local interest books, novelties, lighthouse figurines and many... read more

This is really two stores in one. Downstairs it’s a tackle shop with bait, tackle,... read more

Fisherman’s Daughter

Outer Banks Souvenirs
39455 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 995-6148

Be prepared for some serious shopping. Fisherman’s Daughter offers a great assortment of goods, featuring jewelry from the Brighton collection, Spartina and Ronaldo, along with an extensive selection of larimar jewelry and sterling silver wave rings. They carry women’s clothing from Tribal, Habitat, Escapada, Clara Sun Woo and a new line called Sympli. The upstairs gallery offers Christmas ornaments and decorations, handmade pottery,... read more

Be prepared for some serious shopping. Fisherman’s Daughter offers a great assortment of goods, featuring... read more

Hatteras Island Boardsports

Outer Banks Souvenirs
41056 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 995-6160

Hatteras Island Boardsports has more than 5,000 square feet packed with swimwear, apparel and accessories for men, women and kids. Some brand names you’ll find here include Billabong, Quiksilver, Volcom, Roxy, O’Neill, Rip Curl and RVCA, along with surfboards by Dewey Weber, Haydenshapes and Channel Island. If you need new sunglasses, Hatteras Island Boardsports has hundreds of styles from Costa, Oakley, Electric, Von Zipper and more.... read more

Hatteras Island Boardsports has more than 5,000 square feet packed with swimwear, apparel and accessories for... read more

Islander Flags

Outer Banks Souvenirs
6146 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 1/4, Kitty Hawk
(252) 261-6266

Islander Flags is celebrating more than 25 years of selling flags and banners to discriminating customers locally and beyond. In addition to their best-selling American flags, they have hundreds of decorative flags, which are top quality. Businesses love their attention flags and ever-popular feather flags. The staff in their custom design center can create a custom flag for you, taking inspiration from your family crest,... read more

Islander Flags is celebrating more than 25 years of selling flags and banners to discriminating... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

Outer Banks Souvenirs
794 Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-8845
819 Ocean Trail, Monterey Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-4450
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Nags Head
(252) 449-2210
307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-2357
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
39432 N.C. Highway 12, Island Shops, Avon
(252) 995-6060
58848 Hatteras Landing, Hatteras Landing, Hatteras
(252) 986-1446
Community Square, 270 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke
(252) 928-4563
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With more than 10 retail locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites boasts an impressive selection of kites, flags and spinners, toys, apparel, gifts and games on the Outer Banks. Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun outdoor goodies... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With more than... read more

Muse Originals

Outer Banks Souvenirs
4622 N. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 2.5, Kitty Hawk
(252) 564-2038
On the beach road in Kitty Hawk's rustic historic firehouse, Muse Originals is a cool gallery where the setting is as interesting as the goods, which in this case is an eclectic mix of locally made art and handmade gifts. Take time to browse around and you'll discover handmade furniture, paintings, photography, blown glass, jewelry, concrete decor and body-care products, including goat's milk soap and... read more
On the beach road in Kitty Hawk's rustic historic firehouse, Muse Originals is a cool... read more

Ocracoke Preservation Society and Museum

Outer Banks Souvenirs
49 Water Plant Road, Ocracoke
(252) 928-7375

For a peek into Ocracoke’s past, visit Ocracoke Preservation Society’s Museum. The nonprofit organization is dedicated to preserving the island’s history and cultural heritage and to protecting its environment. Housed in the turn-of-the-century home of Coast Guard Capt. David Williams, the museum lets visitors glimpse island life in the early to mid-1900s. Many of the architectural elements are intact, and a bedroom, living room and... read more

For a peek into Ocracoke’s past, visit Ocracoke Preservation Society’s Museum. The nonprofit organization is... read more

Outer Banks Boarding Co.

Outer Banks Souvenirs
103 E. Morning View Place, The Bypass, MP 10.5, Nags Head
(252) 441-1939

Outer Banks Boarding Co. is a boarder’s paradise with a friendly and knowledgeable staff and a great selection of equipment for surfing, body-boarding, skate and skim-boarding. They rent surfboards of all kinds that are suitable for all skill levels – from the novice soft-top longboard to the board for the seasoned pro looking for the newest in surfboard technology. NSSIA-certified surf instruction and coaching is... read more

Outer Banks Boarding Co. is a boarder’s paradise with a friendly and knowledgeable staff and... read more