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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Avon Highlights

  • 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.


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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.


Any tackle shop in the area will be able to provide them. A good place to start - Frank and Frans in Avon


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.


Local Favorites

These some of the best breakfast spots in town to dine!

  • Uglie Mugs Coffee Shop
  • Muffins and Scones
  • Duck Donuts

    The restaurants in Avon NC will give you a delicious taste of Outer Banks eating! Places like Gidgets Pizza and Pasta, Nino's Pizza, Bros Sandwich Shack, Oceanas Bistro, La fagotas, Dick's Seafood, The Mad Crabber, Subway, Po House and Burger Burger


    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.