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Kill Devil Hills Shopping

You could easily spend an entire day shopping within the town of Kill Devil Hills alone. There are lots of stores that you’ll love browsing through and (perfect for a rainy day) shops that offer fun activities for the kids, like paint your own pottery and beading.

Don’t miss out on the selection of artwork by local artists that you’ll find in Kill Devil Hills galleries and shops. Look for all your beach essentials here, like swimwear, hammocks and surfboards. Want to prepare a fresh seafood dinner at home tonight? Choose a locally owned seafood market to purchase these fruits of the sea and marinades, and then stop off at a specialty wine shop for a bottle to make the evening complete.

We’ve listed Kill Devil Hills Shops here, along with a little information about what you’ll find when you visit. Remember that locals call Croatan Highway -- aka U.S. Highway 158 -- The Bypass, and they refer to  Virginia Dare Trail -- aka N.C. Highway 12 -- as the Beach Road. Those simple names are just easier to remember!
 

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Awful Arthur's Beach Shop

2100 N. Virginia Dare Trail, The Beach Road, MP 6
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 449-2220

Located next door to the world-famous Awful Arthur’s Oyster Bar, you can buy Awful Arthur’s T-shirts, sweatshirts and beachwear here as well as great gifts for friends back home. They have everything you need for the beach like chairs, umbrellas, books and more. At the beach shop you can pick up grocery and convenience items, beer and wine.

Birthday Suits

801 Ocean Trail
Monteray Plaza
Corolla
(252) 453-4862
1171 Duck Road
Scarborough Lane Shopping Center
Duck
(252) 261-7297
2000 S. Croatan Highway
MP 10 on the Bypass
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-5338

Celebrating 31 years on the Outer Banks, Birthday Suits is a favorite for swimwear — in fact, it’s been voted Best on the Beach for swimsuits for more than 10 years in local polls. Women's swimsuits are the specialty here — the latest styles for all ages, mix-and-match separates, bra-sized swimwear, long-torso and mastectomy suits — but they also sell suits for kids' and men. For kids, there’s everything from swim diapers and toddler suits to board shorts and competition swimwear in sizes infant to preteen. Men will find surf trunks, board shorts and briefs from sizes 28 to XX large. Don’t forget the sun-protective rash guards for kids and adults. Birthday Suits is a clothing store, too, with designer and California surf brands, sportswear, jeans, shoes and beach-inspired accessories like sunglasses, flip-flops, hats, jewelry and purses. Love the OBX logo? You’ll find all the original OBX brand accessories and clothing here. Check out the flagship store on the Bypass in Kill Devil Hills.

Chip’s Wine and Beer Market

2200 N. Croatan Highway, The Bypass, MP 6
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 449-8229

Chip’s Wine and Beer Market has one of the largest wine and beer selection on the Outer Banks — all offered at discount prices. Chip’s is known as the snob-free zone because you won’t hear any silly, snooty wine terms here, just friendly advice if you need assistance with your selection. With more than 2,000 wines from every growing region, you’ll appreciate the helpful information! The Great Wall of Beer has more than 500 different brews to choose from, including a large Belgian section. Don’t stress over selecting just one because you can build your own six-pack here. If you’re planning a special event like a wedding or rehearsal dinner, they can help you find great beverage options within your budget. Then they can help you determine the quantities you’ll need. Chip’s also has a great selection of interesting gifts like picnic baskets and sake sets. Chip’s recently opened its tasting lounge with a wine station that lets you try wines by the taste, the ½ glass or full glass at your leisure. In addition to beverages, they now sell gourmet cheeses. They also offer in-store activities, tastings and classes and now have WiFi available to customers.

Nags Head Hammocks

790 Ocean Trail
TimBuck II Shopping Village
Corolla
(252) 453-4611
1212 Duck Road
Duck
(252) 261-1062
1801 S. Croatan Highway
MP 9.5 on the Bypass
Kill Devil Hills
(252) 441-6115
Toll Free
(800) 344-6433

Nags Head Hammocks have been handcrafted in coastal North Carolina since 1974. The Kill Devil Hills location features incredibly lush landscaping to show off these great hammocks. You'll find hammocks, swings, barstools, chairs and stands plus accessories like bolsters, pillows and foot rests. These products are made with sturdy, weather-resistant materials, and they last a long, long time, even in the harsh Outer Banks conditions. Stop by the store to see the hammocks being crafted on-site. Shipping is available.