Corolla NC Shopping

Every Corolla Shop Is Detailed Here!

Corolla NC is all about retail recreation. Corolla NC shopping opportunities are abundant in and around the major shopping complexes—The Shoppes at the Currituck Club, TimBuck II, Monteray Plaza and Corolla Light Town Center—and in the old Corolla village area.

Almost all Corolla NC shops are locally owned and operated, so they each have an individual character and offer things you won’t see at home. You could easily spend a whole day shopping in Corolla when you need a little break from the beach. Just remember that on rainy days, everyone else will want to be shopping with you. Vacationers are notorious for getting in their cars on rainy days and heading straight to the Outer Banks shopping areas.

If you’ve got family members in tow, don’t worry, because most of Corolla’s shopping centers offer diversions other than shopping. TimBuck II Shopping Village has plenty of recreational opportunities, like water sports and go-carts, to keep the family entertained while you shop. At Monteray Shores Shopping Plaza, there’s a climbing wall and movie theater. Corolla Light Town Center features a skatepark that’s as much fun for curious onlookers as it is for skaters.

Corolla NC Shops by Location or Category

Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

794F Sunset Boulevard, Timbuck II, Corolla
3810 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 4.5, Kitty Hawk
207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Waterfront Shops, Downtown Manteo, Manteo
106-A Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than 50 flavors of made-from-scratch ice cream plus sherbet, sorbet and soft serve. You can get any flavor made into a shake, split, sundae or float, even a brownie sundae — yum! Big Buck’s has an espresso bar and all the espresso-based coffee drinks you need to pick up your day.... read more

Butcher Block

807 E. Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla

For the meat lovers in the northern Outer Banks, Butcher Block is the prime location for all your barbecue needs. They offer cut-to-order Angus steaks ready for the grill. Enjoy Filet Mignon, Ribeye and New York Strip as well as bone-in Porterhouse and T-bones. You can also find fresh ground beef, gourmet burgers, fresh pork (including homemade sausage), poultry, lamb and veal, all of the... read more

Corolla Bait and Tackle

1070 Ocean Trail, Corolla
603 Currituck Drive, The Shoppes at the Currituck Club, Corolla

Keith Cummings, owner of Corolla Bait and Tackle, goes beyond the call of duty when it comes to sharing his fishing knowledge. Everyone who comes through the door of this Outer Banks shop gets fishing instruction. This full-service tackle store sells every major brand of tackle for fresh and salt water plus gear, fresh bait, crabbing supplies, ice and more. The advice is free. Corolla... read more

Cotton Gin

789 Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
1185 Duck Road, Duck
5151 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 14.5, Nags Head

For a feeling of an old-time country market, step into The Cotton Gin, an Outer Banks shopping tradition for more than 40 years. The original Cotton Gin has stood in the same location since 1929, starting as a working cotton gin and growing into a gift store with four locations. Visitors are treated to a unique shopping experience in their main store in Jarvisburg, as... read more

Island Revolution Surf Co. and Skatepark

1159 Austin Street, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla

Shop here for surf and skate threads, equipment and accessories. Island Revolution has a full line of surfboards and skateboards. They also have accessories and clothing for men and women from O’Neill, Billabong, Dakine, Analog, RVCA, Volcom, Roxy, Reef and Sanuk, plus a great selection of killer shades from Arnette, Dragon, Von Zipper, Electric and more. They also offer boards from Rusty, JS Industries, Victoria... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

819 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla
785L Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
3933 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Nags Head
307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
39432 N.C. Highway 12, Island Shops, Avon
58848 Hatteras Landing, Hatteras Village

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 Surf Co.

785L Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
819 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Nags Head
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe

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 the best... read more

OBX Bait and Tackle

815 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla

OBX Bait and Tackle is an angler’s paradise. Conveniently located to serve the northern beaches and beyond in Corolla’s Monteray Plaza in the former TW's Bait and Tackle building, OBX Bait and Tackle is a full-service tackle shop that specializes in freshwater and surf fishing equipment along with plenty of items that include rods and reels at all price levels, a wide variety of fresh... read more

Ocean Atlantic Rentals

103 Austin Street, Corolla Light Town Center, Corolla
1149 Duck Road, Duck
2001 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 9.75, Kill Devil Hills
40809 NC Highway 12, Avon

There are so many entertaining Outer Banks activities that you couldn't possibly bring all the equipment you'll need on a vacation to cover it all. Luckily, you can rent just about anything you'll need once you're here. No more cars packed so tight that you can't move inside!

If you want to rent kayaks to do some exploring of the sound waters or to ride... read more

Seaside Farm Market

787 Sunset Boulevard, Corolla

While visiting Corolla, stop by Seaside Farm Market located at the corner of the TimBuck II shopping center. The market has a complete selection of local and regional in-season produce including sweet corn, vine-ripened tomatoes and peaches picked fresh from the tree. They also carry fresh, local seafood including mahi mahi, scallops, crabs and tuna. Check out the homemade jams, BBQ and seafood sauces, farm... read more

Spry Creek Home Accents

1122 Corolla Village Road, Corolla

Spry Creek is owned by Outer Banks native Karen Scarborough Whitfield and her husband, John. They have converted her father’s old auto workshop garage into a surprising home accents and gifts shop. The old bay doors and shop flooring were kept the same for charm. Be sure to look for Karen’s father’s workbench, which came out of Penny’s Hill Life-saving Station. In the shop, emphasis... read more

Tar Heel Trading Co.

790 Ocean Trail, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
1171 Duck Road, Scarborough Lane Shopping Center, Duck

Tar Heel Trading Company has been bringing the work of American artists and craftsmen to the Outer Banks since 1979. With two distinctive locations in Duck and Corolla, the focus is on American quality, style and function in a fun, hands-on setting. There is something for everyone; from designer jewelry to kaleidoscopes, blown glass to pottery, all carefully selected and reasonably priced.