Just imagine being able to go to Candyland and you have arrived at this locally owned, family-friendly shop. From the tastiest ice cream to the fudge, candies, and chocolate, you are sure to find your favorite sweet treat. The atmosphere is festive and friendly. The shop is open 11:00 AM to...more about Candy Edventure
For the shopper who loves to stroll and shop, downtown Swansboro, NC, is the place to find locally owned businesses with unique merchandise in this quaint coastal city. Through the Looking Glass on Church Street offers a wide variety of gifts, silk and fresh flowers, fragrances, jewelry, children’s gifts and much more in its expansive shop. Next door is the Salty Sheep Yarn Shop with shelves of quality natural fiber yarns, accessories for knitting and crocheting. In this cozy niche can sit for a spell and join a knitting session or two. For those interested in handcrafted items, step over to the Quilt Cottage nearby on Front Street where you can find quilts of all sizes or order just what you want. Other gift shops within walking distance are The Gray Dolphin Boutique & Gift Shop for unique gifts, Noah’s Ark for fun and interesting items, gifts for children, collectibles, and holiday ornaments, and The Mercantile with a variety of items from cookbooks, books by local authors, as well as resort and casual clothing. Also on Front Street, Yana’s Restaurant includes a shop with 1950’s memorabilia. While you’re out, stop in at Bake, Bottle, and Brew for a wine tasting, beer, homebrew, gifts, coffee, and more.