8 Must Visit Attractions in Duck


duckThere is no better place to spend time during one of your Outer Banks Vacations than Duck, North Carolina. The town is filled with quaint shops as well as services for those looking for a bit of adventure. When in Duck, be sure to make the most of your time by taking a look at our list of the 8 must visit attractions located in this gorgeous town.

Duck Town Boardwalk

This beautifully designed boardwalk features 11 acres of scenic views. Have lunch at one of the various gazebos or simply go for a relaxing sunset stroll. During the daytime, you will be able to see all of the sound side watersports action. Kiteboarders, stand-up paddleboarders, and kayakers can often be seen in the distance, making the boardwalk the perfect place to take in all the sights of the sound.

The Waterfront Shops

Take a walk along the water as you find that perfect gift for someone special. The waterfront shops include a variety of dining locations, boutiques, jewelry stores, a coffee shop, and even a surf shop. This shopping destination features something for just about everyone.

Aqua Spa

Take your level of relaxation up a notch while on your Duck Vacation with Aqua Spa. This top notch spa specializes in treatments which nourish the mind body and soul. The spa seeks to provide an experience which encourages tranquility and relaxation.

Coastal Kayak

What better way to view the beautiful town of Duck than from the water. Check out our area's ecosystems while being guided through the marsh on a kayak or stand up paddle board. Taking in the sunset while on the Currituck Sound will be a wonderful experience which you will never forget.

Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports

Another great way to experience our wonderful area is to go for a sail! Nor'Banks sailing in Duck offers sailboat rentals of all types. The sound side of Duck is a picturesque location to shake the rust off those sailing skills and get out on the water. Nor'Banks offers multiple sailboats including Flying Scots, Hobie Getaways, Hobie Waves, and more! If you are looking to learn how to sail, you can also take private sailing lessons at Nor'Banks Sailing and Watersports.

Green Leaf Gallery

Green Leaf Gallery has been a staple in Duck since the 90s. The gallery features local art from owner, Rick Tupper, as well as many other artists from up and down the east coast. Paintings, glass art, ceramics, woodwork, and designer jewelry can all be found inside the doors of Green Leaf Gallery.

SeaDragon Gallery

SeaDragon first opened its' doors in 2001 and has been celebrating the creativity of American artisans ever since. This gallery specializes in handcrafted jewelry designed by over 30 different artists. In addition to their jewelry, the gallery features pottery crafted by a variety of artists.

The Beach

Last but not least! Make sure to get ample beach time in while staying in Duck. The beaches of the Outer Banks are some of the most beautiful in the entire country. Check out as many different places as you can during your stay but don't forget the real reason you came, the beach!