Located in a cool historic building in the heart of Hatteras Village, this company can equip your Hatteras excursion. They offer kayak rentals by the hour, day or week as well as kayak tours. They also rent surfboards and standup paddleboards and offer lessons in these sports. Skateboards, boogie boards, golf carts, beach chairs, umbrellas, beach wheelchairs, fishing poles and fishing carts are for rent and sale along with clam rake rentals and expert, native advice on clamming. All your biking needs are covered here with a great selection of cruisers for rent or sale. They even have fat tire bicycles specially made to ride on the beach. The store offers t-shirts, flip flops, hats, beach necessities and more. A.S. Austin also offers yoga paddleboarding for beginners; no experience is necessary.
Housed in a charming restored 1950s Hatteras cottage, Blue Pelican Gallery offers an eclectic mix of artwork, most of it local. Owner/artist Jennifer Johnson is a native Hatteras Islander, and her photography reflects her love of the area. She also creates jewelry, which she sells here as well. Blue Pelican represents other local artists too, and you’ll find surf art, prints, tiles, pottery, ornaments, stained glass, hand-carved birds, music and much more. Hatteras Island’s only yarn room is chock full of all the knitting supplies you could need. Blue Pelican also offers a fun selection of upcycled art pieces made of glass, copper and wood. Enjoy their screened porch, book exchange and free WiFi. You can “like” them on Facebook for a schedule of craft/art workshops, and they have online shopping on their website and Etsy store. Look for this gallery beside Burrus Red & White.
Burrus has been serving Hatteras Villagers and visitors for more than a century — since 1866! It’s a small but well-stocked full-service grocery store with fresh meats, seafood and produce, necessities and specialty products. The people are always friendly here, and it’s open year round.
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 offer toys and gifts that you won’t find in any other Outer Banks shopping outlet. Kitty Hawk Kites has 13 locations from Corolla to Ocracoke.
One of the Outer Banks’ foremost recreation outfitters, Kitty Hawk Kites also offers more than 20 adventure activities including hang gliding, kayak and SUP tours, lessons and rentals, dolphin tours, parasailing, Jet skis and more. And in Rodanthe, the Waves Village Watersports Resort is where you can take a kite boarding lesson, buy and rent kite boarding gear and rent a kayak or standup paddleboard.
Creative Ballance offers full hair and nail services along with retail products at their gift boutique. Enjoy manicures, pedicures, EnVogue sculptured gel nails and permanent gel polish. Creative Ballance has two resident stylists and two full-time nail technicians; they offer services for wedding parties both on and off premise.
Family Jewels is Hatteras Island’s premier store dedicated exclusively to jewelry. Most of the jewelry here is handmade by owner/jeweler Wendy Sisler. Her creations are crafted of Murano glass beads handmade on site, pearls, gemstones, crystals and silver. A few other select artists are represented here too.
Farmer’s Daughter provides a wide selection of fashionable clothing, jewelry and accessories at affordable prices. In business for more than 30 years, Farmer’s Daughter is so chock-full of goods you probably won’t be able to see everything in one visit, nor can we describe it all here. But if you’re a shopper, you’ll love wandering through this store, discovering crafts, home and garden accents, nautical... read more
Happy Belly is a great spot for a cool, refreshing sweet treat. They serve real fruit smoothies, hand-dipped ice cream in cones, cups, sundaes or shakes plus fresh-made fudge and a large selection of candies. You’ll want to take home one of their great Happy Belly logo t-shirts too. Open daily, Happy Belly is also a WiFi hotspot.
The Harrison family has been in the commercial fishing business in Hatteras for more than 20 years. In order to ensure a future in fishing for their children, the Harrisons started a retail market next to their home in Hatteras Village. Here you can buy fresh clams, shrimp, softshell crabs, scallops, crab, triggerfish, yellow-fin tuna, cobia, mahi mahi, wahoo, sheepshead, bluefish, flounder, pompano and more,... read more
In addition to tackle, Hatteras Harbor Marina’s store has a great line of fine gifts and clothing. You’ll find clothes for men, women and children and a wide range of gifts and accessories, from art to dishware to sterling silver jewelry. Many of the items have a nautical or coastal theme but there’s much more than that.
The southernmost marina on the island, next to the ferry docks and closest to the inlet, Hatteras Landing books both inshore and offshore fishing charters year round including make-up charters. Slip rentals for boats up to 90 feet are available with power and water hookups at every slip. A well-stocked convenience store with snack and drink items, apparel, sunglasses, hats, t-shirts and souvenirs is on... read more
This shop offers a great selection of brands in apparel, accessories and giftware, including Scout Bags, Mud Pie, Fish Hippie, Columbia Sportswear, Jarret Bay clothing, Lauren James, Southern Fried Cotton, Salt Life, Guy Harvey, Jack Rogers sandals and Tervis. They carry the largest selection of Simply Southern t-shirts in North Carolina.
How does opening your closet door make you feel? If your answer is "uninspired," you might need a trip to Izabelle’s Closet. This boutique believes that a woman’s clothing should complement and celebrate her body in comfort and style. Whether you’re looking for something flirty and casual to wear on the island or something a little more upscale to wear back home, you’ll find it... read more
Lee Robinson General Store & Sticky Bottom Produce Company, on the south end of Hatteras Village, has been serving the village since 1948. It’s a convenient place to stop for groceries, gourmet items, snacks, drinks, ice, beer and fine wine. You'll also have fun shopping for t-shirts and beachwear, books, maps, souvenirs and beach supplies. Check out their neat gifts too. The store is open daily... read more
Optimist alert! Happy people stop by this store to find clothing and accessories from the cheerful Life is Good brand as well as the Good Dog line. Look for t-shirts, sweats, hats, shoes, coffee mugs, jewelry and gifts, plus dog accessories such as collars, bowls and more!
The Nedo True Value is like an old-fashioned variety store inside a modern building. Like the sign says, you’ll find a little bit of everything. The shelves are lined with hardware and do-it-yourself materials, lawn and garden supplies, cleaning products, house wares and home decor, fishing supplies, plumbing and electrical items, toys, souvenirs, linens and shoes. You’ll also find snacks, firewood, grills, coolers, magazines, books,... read more
Oden’s Dock books inshore and offshore fishing charters year round. Two head boats operate from here, the Miss Hatteras and the Cap’N Clam. Slip rentals with electric and water hookups are available. Oden’s sells gas and diesel fuel, and the Ship’s Store sells tackle, oil, food and drinks and gift items. Risky Business Seafood Market, Breakwater Inn, Breakwater Restaurant and parasailing, Jet ski and kayak... read more
The selection at Parrot Bay is too huge to possibly list everything here. This is a great store for browsing. You'll find coastal home décor items, garden accessories, gifts and Outer Banks souvenirs. Plus, they carry a terrific selection of swimwear and custom t-shirts for men, women, juniors and kids. They also have jewelry, shoes and sandals, sun hats, caps and beach supplies.