If you’re heading to the Outer Banks of North Carolina, don’t forget your shopping bag. Whether you’re seeking beachy décor, a colorful new kite, tasty popcorn or a handcrafted rope hammock, your memento will remind you of your fabulous OBX vacation.
The Cottage Shop | Duck, Corolla and Nags Head
With three Outer Banks locations, the Cottage Shop has everything you need to give your home a beachy vibe, including outdoor furniture, wall art and home accents. You’ll also find gifts galore: beautiful custom-made jewelry; sea salt scrubs, soaps and lotions; candles; pillows; and puzzles. Why leave your passion for the beach life behind when you can take it home with you?
Outer Banks Popcorn Shoppe | Duck
Popcorn lovers will find 20 tempting flavors of popcorn at this tasty destination. The caramel corn recipe has been passed down by three generations. It’s salty, sweet and delicious. Savory flavors include cheesy ranch, jalapeno cheddar, parmesan garlic and Old Bay. Sweet varieties include cinnamon twist, s’mores and drizzle—chocolate drizzled caramel popcorn. Can’t decide? Take home a sampler pack!
Kitty Hawk Kites | 10 locations in North Carolina
Looking for a colorful kite to fly with your family? You’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re seeking an easy-to-fly kite or a stunt kite, you’ll find a variety to choose from. You’ll also find wind art, games and toys, apparel, sunglasses and beach totes at their five Outer Banks locations. Also find Kitty Hawk Kites in North Carolina’s Crystal Coast, Virginia, Florida and New England. Adventurous visitors can also try hang gliding for the ultimate thrill!
Nags Head Hammocks | Duck, Corolla and Kill Devil Hills
Since 1974, Nags Head Hammocks has been hand-making the comfiest hammocks, perfect for lazing under a tree with a good book. Their quality craftsmanship and materials ensure the hammocks you buy will last for years. The stores also sell rope swings, Durawood furniture, hammock stands and accessories. All hammocks and outdoor furniture are made in coastal North Carolina.
By: Peggy Sijswerda