Our Guide to the Outer Banks

Jess & Derik
Our Guide to the Outer Banks

LOCAL FAVORITES

Local hot spots from restaurants and bars to quick eats & take out. These are all locally owned & locally operated establishments & we hope you'll support them during your visit! These are spots where you’ll see year-round locals working & frequenting.
Duh, we’re right downstairs, it’s the whole reason you’re here right?! We open at 9 AM, come grab a smoothie or delicious açai bowl made fresh to order or a yummy iced cold brew coffee to get you going! (We buy our freshly roasted coffee from Ashley’s next door!) We also have a great selection of vintage and new clothing and lots of locally made items to take home to your friends and family!
20 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Mom's Sweet Shop
3105 N Croatan Hwy
20 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Duh, we’re right downstairs, it’s the whole reason you’re here right?! We open at 9 AM, come grab a smoothie or delicious açai bowl made fresh to order or a yummy iced cold brew coffee to get you going! (We buy our freshly roasted coffee from Ashley’s next door!) We also have a great selection of vintage and new clothing and lots of locally made items to take home to your friends and family!
Ashely’s is right next door, you can walk here in 60 seconds! Pop over for your morning latte or to grab a craft beer or wine from the cooler! Open 6am to 6pm year round.
44 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Ashley’s Espresso Parlour & All-Time Roasting Co.
100 E Helga St
44 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Ashely’s is right next door, you can walk here in 60 seconds! Pop over for your morning latte or to grab a craft beer or wine from the cooler! Open 6am to 6pm year round.
Walking distance! Just a block or two away- can grab a drink (or three) and walk home! Huge craft burgers, Yummy southern appetizers like fried pickles and green beans, plus their chicken brine sandwich is insane!! Top notch oysters and bourbon selection if that’s more your thing.
18 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Two Roads Tavern
3105 N Croatan Hwy
18 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Walking distance! Just a block or two away- can grab a drink (or three) and walk home! Huge craft burgers, Yummy southern appetizers like fried pickles and green beans, plus their chicken brine sandwich is insane!! Top notch oysters and bourbon selection if that’s more your thing.
Best breakfast!! (Art’s is small and will be packed!) Great burgers. Ocean view bar & deck...Monday night jazz. They stay current on their Instagram, check them out there for events and specials! And absolute hands-down, local favorite hot spot.
93 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Art's Place
4624 North Virginia Dare Trail
93 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Best breakfast!! (Art’s is small and will be packed!) Great burgers. Ocean view bar & deck...Monday night jazz. They stay current on their Instagram, check them out there for events and specials! And absolute hands-down, local favorite hot spot.
Don’t miss this out of the way restaurant you’ll return to year after year! Locally owned & operated. Hands down best & freshest seafood right off the dock!
36 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
O'Neal's Sea Harvest
618 Harbor Rd
36 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Don’t miss this out of the way restaurant you’ll return to year after year! Locally owned & operated. Hands down best & freshest seafood right off the dock!
Good classic burger. Nothing more, nothing less. Fun to eat out in the open ocean air! Located right across from Jennette’s pier!
Dune Burger
7304 S Virginia Dare Trail
Good classic burger. Nothing more, nothing less. Fun to eat out in the open ocean air! Located right across from Jennette’s pier!
Pretty sure the same people have been working here for the last 30 years… Friendly staff, diner style food, breakfast, fried standards, etc.
43 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Sam & Omie's
7228 South Virginia Dare Trail
43 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Pretty sure the same people have been working here for the last 30 years… Friendly staff, diner style food, breakfast, fried standards, etc.
Good selection of vegan & vegetarian foods (some items require you to specify). One of the best Delivery & takeout options on the beach! We order form here a bunch so you may need to let them know you're staying upstairs from Mom's.
7 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
South Beach Takeout, Catering, & Delivery
4104 South Virginia Dare Trail
7 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Good selection of vegan & vegetarian foods (some items require you to specify). One of the best Delivery & takeout options on the beach! We order form here a bunch so you may need to let them know you're staying upstairs from Mom's.
Nothing fancy here, just a good ol' hot dog and some cheese fries. (The Chicago dog is a perennial favorite but I go for the Surf Doggy aka bacon dog!). Fast- even when the line is out the door- cheap, and they have outdoor seating!
14 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Capt'n Franks
3800 North Croatan Highway
14 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Nothing fancy here, just a good ol' hot dog and some cheese fries. (The Chicago dog is a perennial favorite but I go for the Surf Doggy aka bacon dog!). Fast- even when the line is out the door- cheap, and they have outdoor seating!
One of our favorite things to do is fill a cooler with snacks and drinks from Cahoons and then head to the southern beaches for the day! They also have a deli where they make subs & sandwiches.
8 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Cahoons Market and Cottage
7213 S Virginia Dare Trail
8 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
One of our favorite things to do is fill a cooler with snacks and drinks from Cahoons and then head to the southern beaches for the day! They also have a deli where they make subs & sandwiches.
Excellent seafood, vegan & vegetarian options. Low key spot, locally owned & operated by a sweet family. Takeout as well as inside dining.
12 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Woo Casa Kitchen
4900 S Croatan Hwy
12 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Excellent seafood, vegan & vegetarian options. Low key spot, locally owned & operated by a sweet family. Takeout as well as inside dining.
Big ol' sandwiches of all sorts. Very good LO & LO eatery. They also deliver!
31 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Country Deli
4104 S Virginia Dare Trail
31 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Big ol' sandwiches of all sorts. Very good LO & LO eatery. They also deliver!
A local icon. Get the Dolphin boat, it's what they're known for (burgers aren't bad either, but you're here for the vibe, the experience & the beach). If they have fried okra and that's yo' thing, give it a try! Many people love it, I'm not one of them LOL. Skip the milkshakes and get those from us! We don't love the amount of styrofoam used here. But they're good LO & LO people, so check them out! (walking distance)
51 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
John's Drive In (Closed for the 2019 season)
3716 North Virginia Dare Trail
51 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
A local icon. Get the Dolphin boat, it's what they're known for (burgers aren't bad either, but you're here for the vibe, the experience & the beach). If they have fried okra and that's yo' thing, give it a try! Many people love it, I'm not one of them LOL. Skip the milkshakes and get those from us! We don't love the amount of styrofoam used here. But they're good LO & LO people, so check them out! (walking distance)

BREAKFAST & LUNCH

With the exception of Duck Donuts, these are also locally owned & operated establishments. Most of the places we share in our guidebooks are LO & LO (locally owned & locally operated) with the exception of only a few. Several of these places also serve dinner, so make sure to view their full menu. Henry’s is closest spot for a diner style breakfast.
One of our favorites, a local hot spot! Great sandwiches & coffee plus a good beer & wine selection. Hit them up for breakfast or lunch! One of our favorite daytime spots! I get the Bud bagel and Derik usually gets the Chuck sandwich. Yum!
46 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Waveriders Coffee & Deli
3022 S Croatan Hwy
46 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
One of our favorites, a local hot spot! Great sandwiches & coffee plus a good beer & wine selection. Hit them up for breakfast or lunch! One of our favorite daytime spots! I get the Bud bagel and Derik usually gets the Chuck sandwich. Yum!
Breakfast in walking distance! Nothing to brag about but we love their “captains” breakfast… With eggs, your choice of meat, a couple pancakes, choice of grits or country hash browns or baked apples…A basic, filling breakfast to get your day rolling. Lots of locals!! Very inexpensive.
31 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Henry's Restaurant
3396 North Croatan Highway
31 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Breakfast in walking distance! Nothing to brag about but we love their “captains” breakfast… With eggs, your choice of meat, a couple pancakes, choice of grits or country hash browns or baked apples…A basic, filling breakfast to get your day rolling. Lots of locals!! Very inexpensive.
Be patient, the line goes quickly.
15 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Duck Donuts
5230 North Virginia Dare Trail
15 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Be patient, the line goes quickly.
Good place to grab breakfast. Nothing fancy, just a great view and a lot of old salts & locals. Also a good place to grab a beer in the evening. An early evening hot spot for local & visitor alike
9 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Pier House Restaurant
3335 South Virginia Dare Trail
9 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Good place to grab breakfast. Nothing fancy, just a great view and a lot of old salts & locals. Also a good place to grab a beer in the evening. An early evening hot spot for local & visitor alike
Breakfast buffet!!
6 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Dunes Restaurant
7013 S Croatan Hwy
6 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Breakfast buffet!!
Breakfast burritos & sammies, plus good lunch options. A small place but can eat outdoors or do takeout. Park across the street at the beach access if their tiny parking lot is full. Good local establishment we love to support. The French dip is bomb and so are their seasoned (Old Bay) fries!
13 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Ten O Six
1006 S Virginia Dare Trail
13 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Breakfast burritos & sammies, plus good lunch options. A small place but can eat outdoors or do takeout. Park across the street at the beach access if their tiny parking lot is full. Good local establishment we love to support. The French dip is bomb and so are their seasoned (Old Bay) fries!
Great breakfast spot, excellent burgers, outdoor bar.
93 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Art's Place
4624 North Virginia Dare Trail
93 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Great breakfast spot, excellent burgers, outdoor bar.
Good Breakfast, they open early! Also a decent selection of local seafood options.
13 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Miller's Seafood & Steak House
1520 S Virginia Dare Trail
13 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Good Breakfast, they open early! Also a decent selection of local seafood options.
Really good wraps & lots of vegetarian (often vegan) options. Gluten Free options, sometimes by request but they are owner operated, hands on & helpful to those with dietary restrictions. Their chickpea pesto salad is SO good!!
10 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Freshfit Cafe
7531 S Virginia Dare Trail
10 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Really good wraps & lots of vegetarian (often vegan) options. Gluten Free options, sometimes by request but they are owner operated, hands on & helpful to those with dietary restrictions. Their chickpea pesto salad is SO good!!
Shine On Juicery
1209 South Croatan Highway

FOODIE SCENE

For such a small town we really do have a lot of excellent restaurant options here, with many chef-owned establishments. Some of these are super low-key spots, don't discount them or judge a book by it's cover (or curb appeal)!
Excellent tacos, burritos, margaritas. Chef Rob & Chef Matt come up with delicious daily & seasonal specials!
56 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Bad Bean Baja Grill
4146 North Croatan Highway
56 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Excellent tacos, burritos, margaritas. Chef Rob & Chef Matt come up with delicious daily & seasonal specials!
Excellent weekend brunch. Get there early or plan to wait. (You’ll probably end up waiting anyway, this is a hot foodie spot!) An amazing husband & wife chef team with a rotating & seasonal menu. You’ll love!!
42 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The SaltBox Cafe
1469 Colington Road
42 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Excellent weekend brunch. Get there early or plan to wait. (You’ll probably end up waiting anyway, this is a hot foodie spot!) An amazing husband & wife chef team with a rotating & seasonal menu. You’ll love!!
Easier to get in to Tortugas during the off-season, if you are going during the summer months plan to go early, like 4:30 or 5 PM! (Or plan to wait!) Tortugas is small but mighty! Local seafood!
76 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Tortugas Lie
3016 South Virginia Dare Trail
76 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Easier to get in to Tortugas during the off-season, if you are going during the summer months plan to go early, like 4:30 or 5 PM! (Or plan to wait!) Tortugas is small but mighty! Local seafood!
Nice vibes, classy martini bar & restaurant. Dress nice but not overly. Can wait outdoors and have wine or drinks during the summer while you wait. Would recommend making reservations. Truly, really GREAT mac 'n cheese if you can score it.
45 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Ocean Boulevard Bistro and Martini Bar
4700 N Virginia Dare Trail
45 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Nice vibes, classy martini bar & restaurant. Dress nice but not overly. Can wait outdoors and have wine or drinks during the summer while you wait. Would recommend making reservations. Truly, really GREAT mac 'n cheese if you can score it.
We had Red Sky cater our wedding, so clearly we love their food! Chef Wes never disappoints! Try his newly opened NC Coast restaurant in Duck as well! Both feature a creative menu, changes seasonally 
11 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Red Sky Cafe
1197 Duck Road
11 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
We had Red Sky cater our wedding, so clearly we love their food! Chef Wes never disappoints! Try his newly opened NC Coast restaurant in Duck as well! Both feature a creative menu, changes seasonally 
We have still not gotten a chance to go to Duck & try chef Wes's newest restaurant… Please let us know what you think! The menu looks amazing!! Open for lunch & dinner, but we'd try it for lunch- basically the same menu but less expensive plates. Then take a walk down the Duck boardwalk!
40 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
NC Coast Grill & Bar
1184 Duck Road
40 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
We have still not gotten a chance to go to Duck & try chef Wes's newest restaurant… Please let us know what you think! The menu looks amazing!! Open for lunch & dinner, but we'd try it for lunch- basically the same menu but less expensive plates. Then take a walk down the Duck boardwalk!
Excellent seafood, vegan & vegetarian options. Low key spot, locally owned & operated by a sweet family.
12 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Woo Casa Kitchen
4900 S Croatan Hwy
12 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Excellent seafood, vegan & vegetarian options. Low key spot, locally owned & operated by a sweet family.
Recently opened by seasoned chef's & locals. 100% Local seafood to buy & take home to cook, but also prepared lunch & meals. Haven't had a chance to try personally, but have heard nothing but great reviews!
23 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Greentails Seafood Market And Kitchen
3022 S Croatan Hwy
23 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Recently opened by seasoned chef's & locals. 100% Local seafood to buy & take home to cook, but also prepared lunch & meals. Haven't had a chance to try personally, but have heard nothing but great reviews!
Chef driven fare with a changing menu; located on the water. Take in a sunset while you wait for a table. Nicer/fine dining, you may want to dress appropriately. (Don’t feel the need to overdress- you’re at the beach; nothing much here is considered “fine dining” but Blue Point & Ocean Boulevard come closest)
66 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Blue Point
1240 Duck Road
66 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Chef driven fare with a changing menu; located on the water. Take in a sunset while you wait for a table. Nicer/fine dining, you may want to dress appropriately. (Don’t feel the need to overdress- you’re at the beach; nothing much here is considered “fine dining” but Blue Point & Ocean Boulevard come closest)
A wine & cheese bar with good salads and sandwiches plus small plate fare. Great staff. Nightly music on occasion. A mostly mature business crowd rather than college aged heavy drinkers. We love their take on a Caesar salad!
95 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
TRIO Restaurant & Market
3708 North Croatan Highway
95 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
A wine & cheese bar with good salads and sandwiches plus small plate fare. Great staff. Nightly music on occasion. A mostly mature business crowd rather than college aged heavy drinkers. We love their take on a Caesar salad!
Good food & drinks with a soundside view. Outdoor music & libations. This is the new, larger scale, sister restaurant to Trio wine bar in Kitty Hawk
24 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Village Table and Tavern
1314 Duck Rd
24 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Good food & drinks with a soundside view. Outdoor music & libations. This is the new, larger scale, sister restaurant to Trio wine bar in Kitty Hawk
You’ll probably wait unless you get here before 5:30pm (that’s the case with most places during the summer!) Casual Italian food. Menu changes weekly, see their current menu online.
46 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Josephine's Sicilian Kitchen
3701 North Croatan Highway
46 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
You’ll probably wait unless you get here before 5:30pm (that’s the case with most places during the summer!) Casual Italian food. Menu changes weekly, see their current menu online.
Great food & cocktails! Lots of our favorite local servers & bartenders work here. (See if you can ask for Jenn or Kristen & tell them Jess & Derik from Mom's sent you!) Kill Devil Grill is closed two days a week year round so check their website or google for hours.
115 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Kill Devil Grill
2008 South Virginia Dare Trail
115 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Great food & cocktails! Lots of our favorite local servers & bartenders work here. (See if you can ask for Jenn or Kristen & tell them Jess & Derik from Mom's sent you!) Kill Devil Grill is closed two days a week year round so check their website or google for hours.
Upscale southern comfort food. It can get kind of loud in here. Go early, or if it’s just two of you- eat at the bar!
The Pony and The Boat
3712 North Croatan Highway
Upscale southern comfort food. It can get kind of loud in here. Go early, or if it’s just two of you- eat at the bar!
A great selection of Prime steaks cooked exactly to your liking. Excellent baby back ribs! They’ve been in business for decades!
62 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
JK's Restaurant
1106 South Croatan Highway
62 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
A great selection of Prime steaks cooked exactly to your liking. Excellent baby back ribs! They’ve been in business for decades!

SIGHTSEEING

Check websites & google listings for current days & hours of operation. Seasonal hours may apply.
About a 15 to 30 minute drive south (traffic depending) and you’ll be at Bodie Island light house, great for photos, birding, and just getting out in nature!
69 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Bodie Island Lighthouse
8210 Bodie Island Lighthouse
69 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
About a 15 to 30 minute drive south (traffic depending) and you’ll be at Bodie Island light house, great for photos, birding, and just getting out in nature!
Any day trip to Manteo should include the aquarium! Lots of learning and discovery. Located on the sound so decent views as well. Great for families!
100 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
374 Airport Road
100 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Any day trip to Manteo should include the aquarium! Lots of learning and discovery. Located on the sound so decent views as well. Great for families!
If you’re planning a day in Corolla... Look into the ghost tour, or the Christmas lights tour during the holidays.
Historic Corolla Park
1100 Hunt Club Dr
If you’re planning a day in Corolla... Look into the ghost tour, or the Christmas lights tour during the holidays.
A good day at the beach if you want to try out an access other than our own. Food is available nearby (See Connor’s Market, Sam & Omies or Dune Burger!) Fun to walk out to the end of the pier, especially in the evening.
77 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Jennette's Pier
7223 South Virginia Dare Trail
77 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
A good day at the beach if you want to try out an access other than our own. Food is available nearby (See Connor’s Market, Sam & Omies or Dune Burger!) Fun to walk out to the end of the pier, especially in the evening.
You won’t regret a day trip to pea Island, or the southern beaches! Worth the drive… You’ll likely have the entire strip of beach to yourself! Avoid this area if you are not a good swimmer (or stay in the tidal pools or  shallow waters.) Great for walking, birding, picnics, photography & nature!
26 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center
26 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
You won’t regret a day trip to pea Island, or the southern beaches! Worth the drive… You’ll likely have the entire strip of beach to yourself! Avoid this area if you are not a good swimmer (or stay in the tidal pools or  shallow waters.) Great for walking, birding, picnics, photography & nature!
For those interested in aviation. Or just take a hike to the top of the monument for some pretty great views of Kill Devil Hills, the ocean, our schools, etc (PRO TIP: don't go off the path, there are some nasty cacti and sandspurs on that hill!)
76 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Wright Brothers National Memorial
1000 N croatan hwy
76 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
For those interested in aviation. Or just take a hike to the top of the monument for some pretty great views of Kill Devil Hills, the ocean, our schools, etc (PRO TIP: don't go off the path, there are some nasty cacti and sandspurs on that hill!)
Must visit!! (Take a water!) It’s a longer walk than you think to get to the top, but don’t give up!! The view is well worth the effort. During the Summer months the sunset view will be enjoyed with hundreds of other people, so get there early to make sure you’re at the top for sunset! PRO TIP: The walk is shorter if you park across the street (At or near Kitty Hawk Kites), crossing at the crosswalk and hiking straight up. If you park at the state park entrance, the walk is much longer!
189 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Jockey's Ridge State Park
300 W Carolista
189 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Must visit!! (Take a water!) It’s a longer walk than you think to get to the top, but don’t give up!! The view is well worth the effort. During the Summer months the sunset view will be enjoyed with hundreds of other people, so get there early to make sure you’re at the top for sunset! PRO TIP: The walk is shorter if you park across the street (At or near Kitty Hawk Kites), crossing at the crosswalk and hiking straight up. If you park at the state park entrance, the walk is much longer!
Historical outdoor drama. Rather long but they have intermission and you can get wine. Summer only.
88 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Lost Colony
1409 National Park Drive
88 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Historical outdoor drama. Rather long but they have intermission and you can get wine. Summer only.
Beautiful gardens in Manteo. Spring is best but if you’re here during the holidays, check out the Winter Lights display!
47 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Elizabethan Gardens
1411 National Park Drive
47 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Beautiful gardens in Manteo. Spring is best but if you’re here during the holidays, check out the Winter Lights display!
Cool historical place to check out. Lots of things to do in Manteo, plan to spend a couple hours if you can.
11 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Island Farm
1140 U.S. 64
11 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Cool historical place to check out. Lots of things to do in Manteo, plan to spend a couple hours if you can.

SHOPPING

With the exception of Class & Trash which is a Richmond VA based business, this list also features locally owned & operated businesses. We hope you’ll check them out!
Beautiful selection of home goods and other items, nicely curated for those with exquisite taste. Modern beachy vibes.
Modern Beach House
3105 N Croatan Hwy
Beautiful selection of home goods and other items, nicely curated for those with exquisite taste. Modern beachy vibes.
Lots of fun & funky treasures from all over the world- plus local art as well. Jam packed full of goodies. Make sure to visit the bunnies & chickens out back! (There is now a Seagreen Gallery in Duck as well)
39 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
seagreen gallery
2404 South Virginia Dare Trail
39 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Lots of fun & funky treasures from all over the world- plus local art as well. Jam packed full of goodies. Make sure to visit the bunnies & chickens out back! (There is now a Seagreen Gallery in Duck as well)
Can be a little hit or miss but sometimes you'll find a gem or two which generally makes C & T worth checking out. Antiques, vintage & retro furnishings & decor items.
8 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Class And Trash
906 S Croatan Hwy
8 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Can be a little hit or miss but sometimes you'll find a gem or two which generally makes C & T worth checking out. Antiques, vintage & retro furnishings & decor items.
Fun little shop to poke around, they sometimes have a great selection of vintage & antique jewelry! Right next door to Modern Beach House. While here at Buccaneers Walk, you may as well hit up Capt'n Franks for a hot dog or some steamed shrimp and make an afternoon of it! :)
Freedom Antiques
3810 N Croatan Hwy
Fun little shop to poke around, they sometimes have a great selection of vintage & antique jewelry! Right next door to Modern Beach House. While here at Buccaneers Walk, you may as well hit up Capt'n Franks for a hot dog or some steamed shrimp and make an afternoon of it! :)
The only surf shop that matters, a local icon for over 40 years! Grab a cool Whalebone tee, a new swimsuit (great selection for men & women) and tell Biggie that Jess & Derik sent you!
6 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Whalebone Surf Shop
2214 South Croatan Highway
6 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The only surf shop that matters, a local icon for over 40 years! Grab a cool Whalebone tee, a new swimsuit (great selection for men & women) and tell Biggie that Jess & Derik sent you!
Lovely artwork and handmade fine jewelry. Really lovely people. Unique finds.
Silver Bonsai Gallery
905 US-64
Lovely artwork and handmade fine jewelry. Really lovely people. Unique finds.
Lovely women’s shop with clothing and gifts
Sister's Boutique & Gifts
207 Queen Elizabeth Ave
Lovely women’s shop with clothing and gifts
Growlers of good beers to go! Great take-home gift for that homie or your pops who's watching the dog while you're gone.
6 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Buffalo City Jug Shop
4104 S Virginia Dare Trail
6 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Growlers of good beers to go! Great take-home gift for that homie or your pops who's watching the dog while you're gone.
If you’re looking for Outer Banks stamped items, or a million colors of Yeti-everything, XtraTufs, Teva or Sanuk sandals, etc, they have a big selection. Plus, this is one “tourist trap” that is actually locally owned!
Parrot Bay
808 S Croatan Hwy
If you’re looking for Outer Banks stamped items, or a million colors of Yeti-everything, XtraTufs, Teva or Sanuk sandals, etc, they have a big selection. Plus, this is one “tourist trap” that is actually locally owned!
We have a beautiful selection of locally made, and one of a kind unique artisan items for all ages. Wonderful selection of clean body products, home wares and gifts.
20 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Mom's Sweet Shop
3105 N Croatan Hwy
20 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
We have a beautiful selection of locally made, and one of a kind unique artisan items for all ages. Wonderful selection of clean body products, home wares and gifts.

SUNSETS

A sunset you'll never forget! The view is unbeatable from the top, but if you're feeling sluggish, keep driving to just south of the Dune- take a right on Soundside Drive. At the end on the right, there's a small parking area on the sound where you can dip your toes in the water and take in the sunset (But AGAIN- the view is worth it from the top!)
189 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Jockey's Ridge State Park
300 W Carolista
189 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
A sunset you'll never forget! The view is unbeatable from the top, but if you're feeling sluggish, keep driving to just south of the Dune- take a right on Soundside Drive. At the end on the right, there's a small parking area on the sound where you can dip your toes in the water and take in the sunset (But AGAIN- the view is worth it from the top!)
Great birding, excellent sunsets. Access to a pedestrian path for walking, jogging, biking
Windgrass Circle
Great birding, excellent sunsets. Access to a pedestrian path for walking, jogging, biking
The boardwalk runs along the Sound and behind several Duck shops & restaurants. Great walking, birding and sunsets! Lots of tourists in the Summer months, but the shops & restaurants will be open. Go any time during the rest of the year & you'll have it mainly to yourself (though many of the shops will likely be closed)
22 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Duck Town Park Boardwalk
22 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The boardwalk runs along the Sound and behind several Duck shops & restaurants. Great walking, birding and sunsets! Lots of tourists in the Summer months, but the shops & restaurants will be open. Go any time during the rest of the year & you'll have it mainly to yourself (though many of the shops will likely be closed)

BARS/Watering Holes

Places to grab a libation or two. But don’t mess with drinking & driving in our area- DUI’s are heavily (let me repeat HEAVILY) enforced! Call Lady Jane or grab an Uber!!
Actually, Lucky’s has decent food & pizza too (they serve pizza until 2am). Huge beer selection on tap.
23 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Lucky 12 Tavern
3308 South Virginia Dare Trail
23 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Actually, Lucky’s has decent food & pizza too (they serve pizza until 2am). Huge beer selection on tap.
Good food and drinks. Nightly shows and music during Summer months (sometimes year-round, check their Instagram) and a nice outdoor area with games, etc.
39 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
The Bonzer Shack
1200 South Virginia Dare Trail
39 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Good food and drinks. Nightly shows and music during Summer months (sometimes year-round, check their Instagram) and a nice outdoor area with games, etc.
Outdoor, oceanside bar has been enticing drinkers for decades. (They also serve a great breakfast!)
93 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Art's Place
4624 North Virginia Dare Trail
93 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Outdoor, oceanside bar has been enticing drinkers for decades. (They also serve a great breakfast!)
A wine & cheese bar with great salads, sandwiches and small plate options. A local favorite. Excellent selection of beer and wines. No liquor.
95 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
TRIO Restaurant & Market
3708 North Croatan Highway
95 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
A wine & cheese bar with great salads, sandwiches and small plate options. A local favorite. Excellent selection of beer and wines. No liquor.
Filed this locally owned spot under “bars” as it’s one of the few places open til 2am. They also have a great variety of nightly music [nearly] year round. It’s a brewery, bar & restaurant & they’re leading the way with their “green” initiatives. Good food, a few vegetarian & vegan options.
108 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Outer Banks Brewing Station
600 South Croatan Highway
108 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Filed this locally owned spot under “bars” as it’s one of the few places open til 2am. They also have a great variety of nightly music [nearly] year round. It’s a brewery, bar & restaurant & they’re leading the way with their “green” initiatives. Good food, a few vegetarian & vegan options.
Outdoor bar. Can get pretty packed upstairs at happy hour & beyond. Decent food, good happy hour specials. It's kind of the "Happy Hour" crowd.
43 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Hurricane Mo's Beachside Bar And Grill
120 East West Kitty Hawk Road
43 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Outdoor bar. Can get pretty packed upstairs at happy hour & beyond. Decent food, good happy hour specials. It's kind of the "Happy Hour" crowd.
Good sandwiches & some decent entrees but mostly a bar with food.
20 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Goombays Grille & Raw Bar
1608 North Virginia Dare Trail
20 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Good sandwiches & some decent entrees but mostly a bar with food.
Another Local hot spot in walking distance. AKA “beer pier”. There’s a bar (and soon to be, a 2nd bar upstairs on the deck) There’s an arcade inside. A hangout for surfers, fishermen and old salts. If the surf is big or there’s a hurricane coming, this is where the action happens and everyone will be!
36 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Avalon Pier
2111 North Virginia Dare Trail
36 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Another Local hot spot in walking distance. AKA “beer pier”. There’s a bar (and soon to be, a 2nd bar upstairs on the deck) There’s an arcade inside. A hangout for surfers, fishermen and old salts. If the surf is big or there’s a hurricane coming, this is where the action happens and everyone will be!
12 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν
Kill Devil Hills Rum
716 US-64
12 ντόπιοι το προτείνουν