Treasure hunters and antique lovers will enjoy browsing the collection of antique shops that are scattered throughout the Outer Banks. At these shops, browsers will find historic southern treasures ranging from maritime items to coastal decor and knick knacks to add a touch of the beach to any home.
Stop by The Old Gray House in Buxton for a little personal history with your shopping. This gift shop / antique store has been locally run for decades, with friendly owners who are happy to share stories of Hatteras Island's past. Shoppers can also head to downtown Manteo, where local history has been careful preserved in a selection of antique stores found all around the charming downtown. Regardless of whether you browser through the thrift shops or elite furnishing shops, you're sure to find dozens of coastal treasures to take back home and admire as your own personalized pieces of Outer Banks history.