Embrace the beauty of the Atlantic Coast on your next visit to the Outer Banks. The Duck NC Boardwalk offers an incredible opportunity to enjoy the scenery and join in on some of the most exciting things to do in the area. Shops, restaurants, and much more are all waiting to be explored! Before your trip, don’t forget to request access to our free Vacation Guide. Full of all of the area’s best restaurants, attractions, and events, our expertly crafted guide is the key to building the perfect getaway!
What You Need to Know About the Duck, NC, Boardwalk
About the Boardwalk & Duck Town Park
The Duck Boardwalk, also known as the Soundside Boardwalk, is nearly a mile long and is the perfect place to enjoy all that the Outer Banks has to offer. Right next to the Duck Boardwalk you will find the 11 acres of natural beauty known as Duck Town Park. With trails that run through the maritime forest and willow swamp, open green spaces, sound-side views, and access to the boardwalk, there is an adventure waiting around every corner.
The park amenities also include an amphitheater, public kayak and canoe launch, picnic shelter, playground, pier fishing, and a cozy gazebo. The Duck Town Park itself stretches across 11 acres of gorgeous sound-front property. To plan out your day, make sure to check out the Town of Duck Boardwalk map.
Waterfront Shops in Duck
Duck, NC, waterfront shops are a great attraction. These stores provide a unique waterfront shopping village that includes over 18 boutiques, Duck Boardwalk restaurants, eateries, and more! The Waterfront Shops’ boardwalk runs along the Currituck Sound and connects to the new Town Boardwalk providing easy access for all of its visitors. They recommend taking a stroll along their pond and relaxing at Duck’s Cottage with a delicious cup of coffee or tea to start your morning off right. Duck’s Cottage offers an excellent selection of beverages and pastries.
After exploring both the Duck Soundside Park and Duck NC Boardwalk, head to The Blue Point Restaurant, which is regularly featured in Southern Living as one of the best restaurants in the area. This restaurant features delicious dishes as well as a large restaurant with a side yard where you can view picturesque sunsets. After dinner, find the perfect gift for your special someone with their eclectic mix of retail stores and boutiques. Whether you’re seeking hand-crafted art or specialty women’s stores, you’re guaranteed to find exactly what you’re looking for!
- Barr-ee Station
Jewelry | Men’s | Women’s
- The Blue Point
- Coastal Cantina
- Donna Designs
Art | Jewelry | Kids | Women’s
- North Beach Outfitters
Mens | Outdoor | Surf
- Carolina Keiki
Art | Jewelry | Specialty | Wine
- Gray’s Family Department Store
Men’s | Women’s
- Candy & Corks
- SeaDragon Gallery
Art | Jewelry
- Life’s A Beach
Kids | Men’s | Women’s
- Duck’s General Store
Books | Kids | Men’s | Outdoor | Women’s
- The Kid’s Store
- Duck’s Cottage
Books | Dining
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