Roanoke Island Shopping

Including Manteo, NC, Shopping

You could easily spend your whole day enjoying all that Roanoke Island shopping has to offer. Manteo, NC, shopping opportunities have greatly expanded in recent years, especially in the historic waterfront area. Today you’ll find a diverse selection of stores that range from antiques shops, art galleries, fine apparel boutiques, fun gift and souvenir shops, a classic bookstore, several day spas/salons to a wonderful general store with a great wine selection, among many others. The way to navigate the waterfront area’s active shopping scene is by foot. Park the car and stroll around from shop to shop, ducking in anywhere that catches your eye. The other area to do some Roanoke Island shopping is on the main highway, U.S. Highway 64, where you’ll find several other great locally run shops. On the highway you’ll want to drive or bike between stores. Most of the necessities you’ll need – groceries, sundries, prescriptions, dry cleaning, gasoline and the like – can be found on the main highway. While Roanoke Island shopping is more limited in Wanchese than that in Manteo, NC, shopping, this guide helps you uncover a couple of places with true local flavor.

Tips for Manteo, NC, Shopping

When you’re ready to indulge in some Roanoke Island shopping pleasure, there are several small parking lots in the historic Manteo waterfront area plus a lot of on-street parking spaces. Oftentimes, especially in the summer, all the spaces near the waterfront will be full. If you can’t find a parking space, don’t worry. Just head over the little bridge to Roanoke Island Festival Park, where there is more than enough free parking. And don’t forget to look up – many spots for Manteo, NC, shopping are located high above ground level to protect them from flooding.

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Roanoke Island Shops by Location or Category

Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

Manteo and Roanoke Island Shopping
106-A Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo
(252) 423-3400
207 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Waterfront Shops, Downtown Manteo, Manteo
(252) 423-3118
794-F Sunset Boulevard, Timbuck II, Corolla
(252) 453-3188
3810 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 4.5, Kitty Hawk
(252) 715-0779

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

For a tasty treat, head to Big Buck’s Homemade Ice Cream. Choose from more than... read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

Manteo Shopping
307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-2357
785-L Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-8845
819 Ocean Trail, Monteray Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-4450
3933 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Nags Head
(252) 449-2210
24502 N.C. Highway 12, Waves Village, Rodanthe
(252) 987-2297
39432 N.C. Highway 12, Island Shops, Avon
(252) 995-6060
58848 Hatteras Landing, Hatteras village
(252) 986-1446
(877) 359-8447

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 Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties.... read more

Manteo Cyclery

Manteo Shopping
627 U.S. Highway 64, Manteo
(252) 305-0306

Manteo Cyclery is locally owned and operated by people who are passionate about all things bicycles. The trusted experts at their shop can perform a full range of bicycle repairs and gear installation, so you can get back on the road (or the trail). If you're just here for a visit, they've got plenty of bikes to rent by the day or the week along with... read more

Manteo Cyclery is locally owned and operated by people who are passionate about all things... read more

Muzzie’s Fine Jewelry & Gifts

Manteo Shopping
107-A Budleigh Street, Manteo
(252) 473-4505

Offering an extensive collection of Victorian, antique and fine jewelry, Muzzie’s has been a ladies’ favorite in Manteo for almost 20 years. The selection includes diamonds, platinum and precious gems, and this is the perfect place to shop for a cherished gift or engagement ring. Muzzie's offers jewelry collections by Exstasia, Val Colbert and Sweet Romance. You'll also find hand-crocheted lace jackets, April Cornell apparel,... read more

Offering an extensive collection of Victorian, antique and fine jewelry, Muzzie’s has been a ladies’... read more

Nancyware Pottery

Manteo Shopping
402 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-9400

Nancy is celebrating her 44th year making pots. This shop is the potter’s studio as well as her exhibit space, so you can often see her working at the wheel or glazing. Nancy’s functional pottery is made of high-fired stoneware that is oven, microwave and dishwasher safe including pie plates, sponge holders, bowls, vases and spoon rests. She also makes God jars, beaded jewelry, tile... read more

Nancy is celebrating her 44th year making pots. This shop is the potter’s studio as... read more

Nest

Manteo Shopping
105 Budleigh Street at Magnolia Lane, Across from Tranquil House Inn, Manteo
(252) 473-5141

Escape the ordinary and surround yourself with luxury at this longtime favorite specialty shop in downtown Manteo. For the chic woman who likes to look simply elegant whether she's in the city or a relaxed location like the Outer Banks, Nest offers high-quality luxury lifestyle clothing brands like CP Shades and Wilt, along with pants by Equestrian, which Nest owner Nancy Seitz promises will be... read more

Escape the ordinary and surround yourself with luxury at this longtime favorite specialty shop in... read more

Silver Bonsai Gallery

Manteo Shopping
905 S. U.S. Highway 64, Manteo
(252) 475-1413

A visit to Roanoke Island is not complete without a stop at this gem of a gallery. Named among the nation’s top 25 fine art and craft galleries, Silver Bonsai Gallery is a celebration of American-made fine art and craft displaying beautiful paintings, locally crafted jewelry and distinctive gift ideas. Silver Bonsai is also home to the jewelry studio of award-winning master goldsmiths Ben and... read more

A visit to Roanoke Island is not complete without a stop at this gem of... read more

The Island Shop

Manteo Shopping
101-B Budleigh Street, Manteo
(252) 473-6656

In a cool historic building in downtown Manteo, The Island Shop is full of gems. Half of the shop features stylish and comfortable women's clothes, including sweaters, leggings, tunics, dresses and tops in soft, dreamy fabrics. Add to that accessories and jewelry and you've got a one-stop dress shop. Sea glass jewelry is a big seller here, and the local artist who makes it frequently... read more

In a cool historic building in downtown Manteo, The Island Shop is full of gems.... read more