Shops in Swansboro/Cape Carteret, NC

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.

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Swansboro Shops

101 W. Church St.
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 546-8113

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

686 Corbett Ave
Suite 13
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 325-8854

If you agree that everything tastes better dipped in chocolate, then head over to Chocolate Creations in downtown Swansboro. This shop is full of treats dipped in handmade dark, milk, and white chocolate—PB pretzel peanuts, coconut almond, caramel pecans, just to name a few. Dippin' Dips and Belgian Liege Waffles are...more about Chocolate Creations

915 Cedar Point Blvd.
Cedar Point, NC 28584
(252) 393-6245

A cottage from the 1940's nestled under the cedar trees of Cedar Point, NC, between Cape Carteret and Swansboro, is the home of Christina's Wine Boutique. Each room of the restored home features a theme and shelves of wines. But Christine's Boutique is not only about an expansive selection of wines,...more about Christina's Wine Boutique

101 Leslie Ln.
Hwy 24 W
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-3920

Dee's Flowers, located in historic Swansboro, offers artistically hand-arranged fresh flowers. Their arrangements can be ordered online or in the shop with delivery service to Cape Carteret, Cedar Point, Stella, Emerald Isle, Hubert, Jacksonville, Maysville and Swansboro, as well as around the nation. This is a family owned and operated business...more about Dee's Flowers

125 Front St.
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 326-4444

Established in 1989, the Gray Dolphin Boutique & Gift Shop has been a mainstay in the Swansboro shopping scene for years, and the shop has a loyal following of customers from near and far. Inside you will find gifts and accessories.  This shop is open year round seven days a week from 10:00...more about Gray Dolphin Boutique & Gift Shop

1046 Cedar Point Blvd
Cedar Point, NC
(910) 330-7937

Open every day from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, the Market at Center Point gathers local artists, woodworkers, bakers, farmers, fishermen, and musicians.  Shop here for local and fresh. The Rainbow Meadow Farms delivers grass-fed meats, dairy, cheese, and eggs and the White Oak Bakery bakes up fresh baked goods. Stay a...more about The Market at Center Point

131 Front St.
Swansboro, NC
(910) 326-7216

The Mercantile is a unique place to shop. You will find a variety of shopping items for all ages and interests. There are books — cookbooks and bestsellers, local authors and historical sketches — as well as gifts of all types and stylish resort wear and casual clothes....more about The Mercantile

107 Front St
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 324-7876

Pogie's Fishing Center specializes in in-shore and near-shore fishing and kayaking. Their friendly staff is knowledgeable and eager to help you whether you are a novice or an expert on the water. The products they offer include fly fishing tackle, rods and reels, spin fishing tackle, rods and reels, recreational and...more about Pogie's

147-3 Front St.
Swansboro, NC 28584
(910) 325-1125

If you are looking for a quilt of just about any size, a stop by the Quilt Cottage is in order. This shop offers quilts of all types and sizes, from twin to king. They also offer accessories such as placemats, pillows, shams, stuffed animals and other toys. They also carry...more about Quilt Cottage

116 Front St.
Swansboro, NC
(910) 326-3790

At Russell's you'll find country crafts, costume jewelry, paintings, furniture, baskets, silk and dried flowers. Owner Maxine Russell also offers a wide variety of hand-painted items — from photo albums to glass to wooden items. Each purchase in the store is placed in a hand-painted shopping bag, a gift in itself....more about Russell's Olde Tyme Shoppe

307 Cedar Point Blvd
Cedar Point, NC
(910) 358-4163

Open Tuesday through Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Vendors at this open market sell local and organic produce, meat, flowers, honey, and jewelry and other hand-made craft items. This community-oriented market is a place to relax and listen to live music. Once a month the Salty Air Open Market sponsors events...more about Salty Air Open Market

101 Church St.
Swansboro, NC
(910) 326-3128
(888) 367-8854

When you purchase a gift at Through the Looking Glass, you can be certain it will delight the recipient. This store has an excellent selection of home and garden accessories, fragrances, jewelry, tableware, candles, wines, and children's gifts. The Christmas items are extensive and include decorations, nativity scenes, dishes and more....more about Through the Looking Glass

Cape Carteret Shops

1018 N.C. Hwy. 24
Cedar Point, NC
(252) 393-8243

Redfearn's offers landscaping services and sells potted plants, planters, garden seeds, fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides. The nursery is open daily, except in the winter when it closes on Sunday....more about Redfearn's Nursery

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