Manteo, NC, Shopping

Including Roanoke Island Shops

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 antique 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 Shopping
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 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. Handmade...read more

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

Bloom Boutique

Manteo Shopping
110 Sir Walter Raleigh Street, Manteo
(252) 305-8638

Downtown Manteo has several nice women's boutiques, including this fine new one that you'll find just across the street from the Roanoke Island Maritime Museum. This is a must-stop while you're out browsing in Manteo, but it's also a worthy destination when you're seeking high-quality, stylish additions to your wardrobe. Bloom Boutique offers women's clothing for a wide age span (from young teens to the...read more

Downtown Manteo has several nice women's boutiques, including this fine new one that you'll find...read more

Kitty Hawk Kites

Manteo Shopping
307 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Manteo
(252) 473-2357
794 Sunset Boulevard, TimBuck II Shopping Village, Corolla
(252) 453-8845
819 Ocean Trail, Monterey Plaza, Corolla
(252) 453-3685
1216 Duck Road, Wee Winks Square, Duck
(252) 261-4450
3933 S. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 12.5, Jockey's Ridge Crossing, 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 Landing, Hatteras
(252) 986-1446
Community Square, 270 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke
(252) 928-4563
7517 S. Virginia Dare Trail, Whalebone Watersports Center, Nags Head
(252) 441-4124
(877) 359-8447

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With 10 retail locations from Corolla to Ocracoke, Kitty Hawk Kites boasts an impressive selection of kites, flags and spinners, toys, apparel, gifts and games on the Outer Banks. Kitty Hawk Kites specializes in kites, from the single-lines for kids to high-tech stunt varieties. The stores also sell fun outdoor goodies such as...read more

Kitty Hawk Kites has been teaching the world to fly since 1974. With 10 retail...read more

Nest

Manteo Shopping
Magnolia Market on 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, Frank & Eileen, Juliet Dunn and Wilt, along with pants by Equestrian, which Nest owner...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

Start your visit to Manteo at Silver Bonsai Gallery, right along the main highway. Each visit is an opportunity to enter an inspiring world of fine art, fine craft, one-of-a-kind jewelry and stunning bonsai specimens. Owners Ben and Kathryn Stewart began this adventure 24 years ago as a place to feature beautifully handcrafted jewelry, local art and distinctive gifts. It’s also home to their goldsmithing studio, and you...read more

Start your visit to Manteo at Silver Bonsai Gallery, right along the main highway. Each...read more