Hatteras Shopping

While watersports in all their various forms might be the main recreational activities that draw people to this island, the popularity of Hatteras Island shopping plays an important role in drawing people to the towns sprinkled through the island. There are wonderful stores that dot the long and winding road through Hatteras, and you’ll be pleased with the quality and variety of opportunities.

Hatteras shopping gives you a true taste of the local life on the island – the shops are all owned by residents, which allows for distinctive personality and character within all of them. And they stand out even more under the management of friendly staff members who are always ready to help you find whatever you’re looking for – if they don't have it at the current Hatteras shop, they can point you in the direction of someone who does. Of course, you can expect to find the basic necessities during your Hatteras Island shopping spree, be that a get-well card, a good book for the beach, a latch for the screen door or backing for your fly line. One large chain grocery store, a couple of smaller but well-stocked mom-and-pop grocers and several gourmet shops fill the food needs on Hatteras Island. You’ll find tackle stores in every village, and watersports equipment shops are everywhere.

Have Fun with Hatteras Shopping

But shopping, especially in a new place while you’re vacationing, is one of the best times to pick up something frivolous and fun. Whatever that ends up being, you will happen upon in while Hatteras shopping. There is no shortage of Cape Hatteras and Outer Banks themed souvenirs, from miniature lighthouses to design-your-own t-shirts to hermit crabs. You’ll also find clothes and the essentials — jewelry, clothing, bathing suits, beach toys, watersports equipment, home decor, gourmet food and incredible artwork by local and national artists. You could easily spend an entire day of Hatteras shopping by cruising from Rodanthe to Hatteras Village, though you may find the bulk of your attention is drawn to Avon, Buxton and Hatteras Village, where there is the biggest concentrations of retail stores.

Find Your Hatteras Shop by Location or Category

Rodanthe, Waves & Salvo | Avon | Buxton & Frisco | Hatteras Village  

Breeze Thru Avon

Hatteras Shopping
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's Annex, which has everything you would expect from a convenience store but so much more, including MoneyGram, lottery, cell phone minutes, phone accessories, fishing licenses,... read more

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

Island Spice & Wine

Hatteras Shopping
40246 N.C. Highway 12, Avon
(252) 995-7750

Your taste buds will love you for visiting this store. The wine selection is vast and pleasantly surprising, with numerous worthy selections from North 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 of cooking. The store sells sushi-making... read more

Your taste buds will love you for visiting this store. The wine selection is vast... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

Hatteras Shopping
58848 Hatteras Landing, Hatteras village
(252) 986-1446
39432 N.C. Highway 12, Island Shops, Avon
(252) 995-6060
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
785-L Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-8845
819 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-4450
3933 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Nags Head
(252) 449-2210
307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-2357
(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

Kitty Hawk Surf Co.

Hatteras Shopping
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
819 Ocean Trail, Monterey Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
785L Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-4999
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-8787
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Nags Head
(252) 441-6800

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... read more

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

Nora's Wish

Hatteras Shopping
23772 N.C. Highway 12, Rodanthe
(252) 987-3037

At this tiny cottage shop in Rodanthe, Hatteras native roots are apparent among elegant gifts, original art and rustic vintage items. Stop in to explore an assortment of offerings and village history. Print pictures from your phone or camera at the Kodak Kiosk or book a guided history tour. The name honors a beloved Rodanthe resident, Nora Midgett Herbert, who had an abiding wish to... read more

At this tiny cottage shop in Rodanthe, Hatteras native roots are apparent among elegant gifts,... read more