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Shopping in Corolla NC

Need a break from the beach? Corolla, North Carolina has some incredible shopping, and with the majority of the shops in the area being locally owned, you’re sure to find that special reminder of your time in the Outer Banks. Browse for antiques, a new outfit for a night on the town, some great beach wear, local art, and much more! Corolla has no shortage of local talent, as you’ll see at the art  galleries and photography studios scattered throughout town.

If you’re looking for something special to take back with you for your house sitter or the people at the office, visit one of Corolla’s specialty stores. Featuring everything from delectable treats and gift baskets to spa products, you’re sure to find just what you need! Grab a bottle of wine and some yummy treats to take to the folks back home, and pick up some things to enjoy at your rental while you’re at it.

When the rest of the group gets bored with shopping, and you want to keep going, drop them at one of the activity areas that most of the shopping centers feature. Your kids will be thrilled with your shopping trip when they see the go karts, water sports, climbing walls, and other fun activities!

Brose the links to the left to find galleries, book stores, coffee shops, places to find gifts and souvenirs, and beer, wine, and liquor stores. You can find everything you’ll need in Corolla!

Voted the "Best Place to Buy a Swimsuit" for over 30 years!

Featuring arts & crafts made by local artists, makers, and creators! Also known as the "Parker House" due to its historical background.

Dolphin Watch Gallery captures the true spirit of the Outer Banks in the beautiful original etchings, fine arts and crafts that can be found in the gallery.


Farmer's Daughter

Plum Crazy Boutique

Surfside Casuals

"A Fine Gift & Art Company"

'The most unique store on the Outer Banks"

A shopping tradition on the Outer Banks since 1948

"Your full-service bookstores for the northern Outer Banks"

Surf, Skim, SUP, Kayak

In a restored village home, this is one of those stores that will certainly brighten your day.