About Avon North Carolina
Avon is the central village of Hatteras Island located about 30 miles south of Oregon Inlet and about 20 miles north of Hatteras Inlet. Food Lion, the islands only major grocery store, brings most vacationers here at one time or another. Avon is also the home office of Outer Beaches Realty where youll find our swimming pool available exclusively to our guests.
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- Also referred to as Kinnakeet
- Centerally located Food Lion & Ace Hardware
- Short walk or drive to many shops & restaurants
Best of Avon on the Outer Banks
- Only 2 minutes from the Canadian Hole
- Home The Avon Fishing Pier aka 'America's Pier'
- The only on-island 4th of July fireworks display
Learn More About Traveling to Avon
Need directions? Find your way from any areas here. Directions to the Avon Office: As you leave Nags Head, this office is located 40.7 miles south of the traffic light at the intersection of the US 158 Bypass and Highway 12 South at Whalebone Junction. Once you arrive in Avon, pass through the first traffic light, then turn left at the third street past the traffic light onto Tigrone Blvd. The Avon Office is located between mile markers 55 and 56.
Frequently Asked Questions About Avon
Food Lion, the islands only major grocery store. It is located in the Hatteras Island shopping plaza at the 2nd stop light.
Fresh fish - Sunrise Seafood Market & Surf's Up Seafood Market
Avon farmer's Market - Tuesdays June 12- Sept 4th
Tuesday and Friday, put the trash out the night before.
Most streets have public access at the ends however for easy access the best option is to park at the Avon pier and walk across.
These some of the best breakfast spots in town to dine!
Avon Fishing Pier - The Avon Fishing Pier is the place to enjoy a great view of the Atlantic and catch some great fish
Studio 12 has fun classes, where you can make jewelry, paint and more
Kinnakeet Clay: Reserve a class today!
Windsurfing - Avon is one of the best places in the nation to windsurf
Avon Map - Explore the Outer Banks
More about Avon, NC
The beaches here are perhaps the nicest on Hatteras Island. Most oceanfront cottages are either on or very close to the dunes, providing beach views and short walks to the water. Bring your bikes (or rent them from places like Ocean Atlantic Rentals or Island Cycles). You can bike the entire village in minimal time on Highway 12. Browse or take a class at Studio 12 while youre there, too! For world-renowned windsurfing, Canadian Hole is only two minutes south of Avon. Bring your boards or come to watch the thrill and beauty of hundreds of windsurfers shredding the wind.