Inside a 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. They’re expanding Hatteras Island’s only yarn room which 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. 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 Crocs, Pirate Booty, Rt. 12 and Life Is Good apparel and 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 anywhere else on the Outer Banks. Kitty Hawk Kites has 13 locations from Corolla to Ocracoke.
One of the Outer Banks’ foremost recreation outfitters, Kitty Hawk Kites' Hatteras Village location also offers kayak ecotours and kayak rentals. And in Rodanthe, the Kitty Hawk Kites' Hatteras Kiteboarding Resort is where you can buy kiteboarding gear, take lessons and rent kayaks, kiteboarding gear and standup paddleboards. See our Recreation section.
Lee Robinson’s General Store, 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. There’s a neat gift gallery upstairs. The store is open daily 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in season. Stop in and watch the sun set over the Pamlico on Lee Robinson’s newly built sunset patio. Their Sticky Bottom Produce Co. fruit and veggie stand across the street from the General Store is open starting at 9 a.m. It operates mid-May through October.
In a stunningly beautiful robin’s-egg blue building on N.C. 12 just before the ferry docks, you’ll find SeaWorthy Gallery. Painter and owner Carole Nunnally showcases fine, hand-crafted local and regional art in a variety of mediums, including painting, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, wood carvings and much more. Rather than the expected grouping by artistic mediums, she divides the gallery into themes – shorebirds, marine life, boats and lighthouses, whimsical, jewelry-pottery and people-places-things. It adds up to a delightful shopping experience. You can take a peak at their artwork online, too. The gallery has the largest selection of N.C.-made pottery on Hatteras Island, and the hand-painted porcelain and sand dollar ornaments are some of the favorite items here.
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. Offshore fishing trips are available.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... read more
Gather up your girlfriends and head to Beach Diva for clothing, gifts and accessories to fit your fun lifestyle. This hip Hatteras Village boutique sells clothing for women in their 20s and beyond. You'll also find great hats, sandals and the popular Hobo purses.
This pharmacy fills prescriptions, plus it offers a variety of over-the-counter medicines, sundries, sunscreen, a wide variety of craft items and more. They also carry durable medical equipment such as bedside commodes, crutches and hospital beds.
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. They have four locations along the Outer Banks, and you’ll find this one at Hatteras Landing. 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... read more
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 14K gold jewelry. Many of the items have a nautical or coastal theme but there’s much more than that.
Next to the ferry docks, Hatteras Landing Marina’s Ship Store is a great place to pop into while you wait for a ferry. You can get snacks and hot dogs and drinks, including cold draft beer, plus you’ll find apparel, sunglasses, hats, T-shirts and souvenirs. This is also the place to book an offshore or inshore charter on one of the marina’s six charter boats.... read more
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 compliment 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
Located beside the ferry docks at Hatteras Landing, Nana & Pop’s has gifts, ice cream and food. If you’re looking for a nautical-themed gift or home decor item, try this shop. They also have sweatshirts, jackets, T-shirts, jewelry, Yankee Candles, handmade soaps and more. They've added custom screen-printed T-shirts this year. And if shopping makes you hungry, on the restaurant side, Nana & Pop’s serves... read more
The Nedo 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 supplies, lawn and garden supplies, cleaning products, house wares and home decor, fishing supplies, toys, souvenirs, linens, shoes. You’ll also find snacks, firewood, grills, coolers, magazines, books, sunglasses and more. And they rent bicycles.... 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. They also have jewelry, sunhats, caps, beach supplies and a whole lot of T-shirts and sweatshirts. You can check them out online for more info.
Pelican’s Roost is a full-service tackle shop that also sells custom T-shirts, souvenirs, firewood, ice and more. They have everything you need for fishing, including custom rods, fresh bait, ballyhoo and equipment repairs. You can even grab a beer at their famous three-stool bar while you get the scoop on the latest fishing information from the friendly and knowledgeable owner.
Risky Business offers shrimp, fish, scallops, crabs and clams, and they’ll steam up spiced shrimp or crabs for you to take out if you don’t want to cook them yourself. They sell great homemade crab cakes and all the favorite seafood condiments as well. Risky Business also has a store on the waterfront in Hatteras Village under Breakwater restaurant at Oden’s Dock. ... read more
Sandy Bay Gallery is a standout among the art galleries on the Outer Banks. A favorite spot to shop for locals and visitors alike, it is a place of pure creativity, with original fine artwork by locals and artists from around the country. You’ll find jewelry, canvas, art glass, sculpture, iron, clay and much more.
Stop at Super Wings to pick up all things vacation-oriented. You’ll find clothing, swimsuits and T-shirts, gifts and souvenirs, jewelry, sunglasses, beach gear, beach toys, towels, seashells and much more. It’s right next to Midgett Realty in the heart of the village.