Beach Boutiques: Shopping Local in the Outer Banks


Check out the locally owned boutiques in the Outer Banks!

Check out the locally owned boutiques in the Outer Banks!


When going to a beautiful locale like the Outer Banks, there will be ample time to enjoy the scenery and the plethora of activities. But what if you want to get a little shopping done? You could go to a department store or mall, or you could try something a little different. I say, shop local. There are great shops and boutiques that sell a variety of items that you will love!

Local shops have flavor and character. They aren’t cookie cutter chains that you can find in any town. And if you shop local in the Outer Banks, you will be able to find one of a kind pieces. Whether it be home décor, jewelry or clothing, find something that will get people asking, “where did you get that?” Your answer, Only in the Outer Banks!

 Click here to read more about why you must do some shopping while in the Outer Banks.


Be sure to visit these shops & boutiques during your visit to the Outer Banks!

Photo Credits (from left to right):, Carolina Moon,,, You-Nique Boutique,, You-Nique Boutique, What the Shell,

Photo Credits (from left to right):, Carolina Moon,,, You-Nique Boutique,, You-Nique Boutique, What the Shell,

Carolina Moon
Scarborough Faire Shopping Village, 1177 Duck Rd, Duck, NC • (252) 619-4298 • Website

If you want to find beautiful jewelry that can’t be found anywhere else, Carolina Moon is where you need to go. Whether you want pieces with a vintage feel or a sleek, modern look, you will be leave this shop happy.

Endless Possibilities
105 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC • (252) 475-1575 • Website

This fascinating store takes tattered, second-hand items and turns them into something fresh and interesting! Handcrafted rugs, totes and other items, as well as the opportunity to learn to weave. This amazing store also raises funds for the Outer Banks Hotline Crisis Intervention and Prevention Center.

Foxy Flamingo Boutique
2515 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC • (252) 480-3699 • Website

Ladies, check out the Foxy Flamingo Boutique for great original clothes and accessories. Come back from your vacation looking rested and stylin’!

Gulf Stream Gifts
2512 Virginia Dare Trail Nags Head, NC • (252) 441-0433 • Website

Serving the Outer Banks since 1987, Gulf Stream is the perfect place to find a gift to take home to your loved ones…or to find a little memento for yourself. Beautiful jewelry as well as nautical themed gifts, make this a one-stop shop for finding that little something to commemorate your visit to OBX.

Lil Grass Shack
2707 South Croatan Highway, Nags Head, NC • (252) 441-1922 • Website

This beach boutique is the perfect place to find your beachy look. Brightly colored dresses, jewelry and accessories that will tell everyone at home without a word that you just had a fabulous OBX vacation.

What the Shell
1157 Austin Street, Corolla, NC • (252) 597-1669 • Website

What says beach more than shells? Sometimes we can’t find that perfect shell on our own. But at What the Shell, you don’t have to! Find a beautiful piece of nautical nature to take home. Whether a decoration for your own home, or as a gift, shells add the beauty of the sea to any space. Your kids will also love the craft corner!

You-Nique Boutique Of Manteo
107 Budleigh Street, Manteo, NC • (252) 473-3050 • Website

It doesn’t get more local than You-Nique Boutique! If you’re looking for a perfect gift, or just something pretty for yourself, this boutique will have what you want. Custom Jewelry, fantastic clothes and so much more!


Click here to read about some other great shops in the Outer Banks!



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