Shops in Morehead City, NC

Because Morehead City, NC, is the largest of the Crystal Coast cities, shopping here is plentiful and varied. Find several of your favorite national chain stores on the western end of town in shopping centers such as Cypress Bay, Morehead Marketplace, Morehead Plaza, and others along Arendell Street (also known as, Highway 70). Cypress Bay, near Walmart, is home to Hobby Lobby, Belk, The Hallmark Store, Rue 21, Best Buy and other popular shops. Across Highway 70 from the Cypress Bay Shopping Center, you will find Dick’s Sporting Goods, T.J. Maxx’s, Shoe Carnival, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Ashley’s Furniture and other national chains. Olympus Dive Center is located downtown Morehead City and offers a full line of diving equipment with experts on hand to help with your selection. If you are shopping for items unique to the coast or to North Carolina, stop in at The History Museum's Store for a selection of books about everything from graveyards to pirates, a selection of music, and more.

Local artwork is plentiful on the Crystal Coast. Carolyn Temple of Coastal Image Photography offers exceptional work that captures memories of loved ones for a lifetime. Carolina Artist Studio Gallery, Inc., Arts & Things, and Waterfront Junction are located downtown. Bridges Street Pottery features outstanding work of local craftsmen.

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Downtown Morehead City Shops

Ginny Gordon's Morehead City Shops
1011 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-6661

Ginny Gordon's shop carries a great collection of cookware, cookbooks from near and far, every cooking utensil imaginable and gadgets you can't do without. You'll always find good advice about kitchen gadgets, and the helpful staff will demonstrate the workings of anything in the store. Ginny Gordon’s features artwork by Bob Pittman...more about Ginny Gordon's

Museum Shop at The History Museum of Carteret County Morehead City Shops
1008 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-7533

History becomes tangible at the Museum Store in the form of books, CDs, DVDs, and toys for children, such as sea life stuffed animals and old-fashioned wooden toys. Visitors will enjoy browsing the collection of books on genealogies, graveyards, poetry, pirates, and history of Carteret County. The store offers music CDs...more about Museum Shop at The History Museum of Carteret County

704 Evans St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 240-1979

In business over 20 years, owners Porter and Lou Wilson offer the Crystal Coast's finest selection of art supplies and gallery treasures that you don't want to miss. From local art to international artists, Arts & Things offers art for every taste. Paintings, prints, stone and wood sculptures, stained glass, pottery...more about Arts & Things

800 Evans St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-7550

With approximately 30 participating artists, this is a non-profit co-op gallery operated by the artists. Members' work is displayed, and active works in progress are sometimes visible. Members offer classes and workshops in a variety of media for children and adults. The classes vary so it's best to call to see...more about Carolina Artist Studio Gallery, Inc.

514 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-6320

If you want a copy of the New York Times, you will find it here, along with an assortment of local, regional and national newspapers. Magazines are sold here as are bestsellers and books about local lore. You will also find maps, cold drinks and books for kids. The store is open...more about City News

508 Evans St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-3314

Dee Gee’s specializes in fine gifts, stationery, wedding registry, baby registry, and books for all ages. This is a shop committed to superior customer service, a desire to constantly improve, and a vision to bring distinctive gifts, tableware, and quality books to our area. With an eye for detail, and...more about Dee Gee's Gifts & Books

1013 Arendall Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 773-0394

Tuesday through Saturday stop by this up-scale shop to find high quality and long lasting classics including jewelry for women, men, and children. This mid to high end consignment shop has reasonable prices. You'll find the owner welcoming. The shop has new arrivals daily, so be sure to stop by often....more about Gigi & Co. Consignment

4426 Arendell St. 2B
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 247-5263

Jame's clothing, accessories & art is a specialty boutique offering the latest in designer jeans, dresses, tops, handbags, shoes, jewelry and more for women. This stylish shop is a local favorite and it reflects the latest trends from New York and California. Jame's carries a variety of designer lines, including Christopher Deane, Hudson...more about Jame's

807 Arendell Street
Morehead, NC 28557
(252) 646-6704

The earthy feel of natural fiber yarns and the cozy setting of community describes Knit Knook. This welcoming shop in downtown Morehead City is nestled together with Lisa Levey Interiors, offering design services and designer fabrics. They offer yarns, knitting supplies, gift items, knitting classes for all levels. Store hours are Tuesday...more about Knit Knook

508 Evans Street
Morehead City, NC
(252) 725-2060

Stylish, free-spirited, and comfortable clothes are the inspiration of this woman's boutique in downtown Morehead City.  The merchandise is selected for versatility in mind. Drop by the attic location or order online....more about Lorelei's Attic

713 Shepard St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
(252) 726-9432

The Olympus Dive Center, “The Better Way to Dive North Carolina,” carries a full line of scuba equipment. Their professional staff, experienced shipwreck divers, will help you with your dive gear purchases, whether you need an accessory or a complete dive system.  They are a SCUBAPRO Platinum dealer and also carry...more about Olympus Dive Center

808 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC
(252) 726-8188

Located in an old Victorian home, Parson's is a great place to stop because it has an extensive collection of gifts, nostalgia, home accessories, seasonal decorations and sweets. The shop also offers Hershey's ice cream. It is open all year round  Monday through Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM....more about Parson's General Store

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