Shops in Oriental/Pamlico County, NC

Sailors and travelers to Oriental, NC and Pamlico County find the shops are often small local businesses, offering everything from casual fashion and pottery to seafood and antiques on consignment. But no matter what you're looking for, there's no doubt you'll bump into something with a nautical theme. A select number of shops actually specialize in nautical items for fun, like pictures and home decor, while others focus on necessities like rope, sails and anchors. You're sure to find the electronics and boat parts you need among your choice of several marine stores, but overall the shopping here is focused on clothing and home decor.

Another thing is certain ... Oriental shopping is filled with unique items and one-of-a-kind finds. This blossoming art community creates pottery, stoneware, paintings and other crafts that are sold in various stores throughout Oriental and Pamlico County. And while there isn't a specific shopping center or mall, most of the shopping is within walking distance, so a trip to the mall is essentially a trip out your front door.

As a popular tourist attraction and sailing stop, Oriental has plenty of souvenirs, gift shops and a museum store to help you remember the visit. Or you can stop in a specialized screen printing shop to get the design of your choice printed on any fabric you like.

Calling for information regarding off-season hours is a good idea for visitors planning to enjoy Oriental during the winter because many businesses shorten hours after the Christmas and New Year holidays. Check our New Bern site for more shopping options near Oriental and Pamlico County. 

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Oriental and Pamlico County Shops

Marine Consignment Of Oriental Oriental/Pamlico County Shops
708 Broad St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-3222

New owners Mark and Dorissa Passmore want Marine Consignment of Oriental to be every boater's delight, offering great deals on thousands of new and quality used marine items. Gift certificates are available so friends may poke around together to find the perfect present. Located on Oriental's main street downtown, the shop...more about Marine Consignment Of Oriental

Marsha's Cottage Oriental/Pamlico County Shops
204 Wall St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-0334

Marsha's Cottage is the place for high-quality casual fashions for Oriental shoppers and for increasing numbers of discerning folks from surrounding counties. Marsha and her staff create new benchmarks for personal service. Not shy about suggesting a style and fit most likely to flatter each figure, these competent ladies make sure...more about Marsha's Cottage

Nautical Wheelers Oriental/Pamlico County Shops
411 Broad St., Oriental
202A Craven St., New Bern
NC 28571
(252) 249-0359

Nautical Wheelers has two locations: 411 Broad Street in Oriental and 202A Craven Street in New Bern.  Rooms in the 1906 Oriental house feature gifts, home furnishings, edibles and wearables with a sailing theme. The wide variety of products includes jewelry, footwear (Merrell, Sebago, Keen, Olukai, Rainbow, Columbia), boating apparel (Columbia...more about Nautical Wheelers

The Oriental Pet Parlour Oriental/Pamlico County Shops
315 White Farm Rd.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-0243

The Oriental Pet Parlour on White Farm Road boasts unique services with Lisanne Erickson directing her hands-on business. Surrounded by personal pets and client boarders, Erickson sees to it that each animal receives loving attention and knowledge-based service. From trims to full styling, from baths to manicures, any pet coming into...more about The Oriental Pet Parlour

107 S. Water St.
Bayboro, NC 28515
(618) 973-0226

Hidden away on the beautiful Bay River in Bayboro, Candace Young has been making one-of-a-kind stoneware and Raku pottery since 1981. Specializing in carved and pierced garden lanterns and lamps, Candace has designed clay tools to create exciting textures and shapes evocative of the natural environment of eastern North Carolina. She holds...more about Bay River Pottery

301 Hodges St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-1341

Garland Fulcher Seafood Company vessels, based in Oriental Harbor, go out each week, returning with the freshest possible fish and shellfish from Atlantic waters. Handpicked and pasteurized North Carolina crab meat, soft crabs, shrimp, flounder and seasonal pelagic fish are available daily in the Hodges Street shop on  the harbor. Special...more about Garland F. Fulcher Seafood Co, Inc.

36 Country Club Drive
Minnesott Beach, NC 28510
(252) 249-1786

Minnesott Beach Bait & Tackle is the place to go to find all the equipment you need for success in local waters, all at affordable prices. Capt. Dave Stewart is an authorized repair center for Minn Kota and Power Pole and sells Bobs Machine Shop Jack Plates, Cashion Rods, Costa Del...more about Minnesott Beach Bait & Tackle/KneEDeeP Custom Charters

10642 N.C. Hwy. 55 E
Grantsboro, NC 28529
(252) 745-2239

With over thirty permanent exhibits, and over five thousand square feet, the Pamlico County Museum and Heritage Center portrays late1800 and early 1900 life in Pamlico County.  Many exhibits focus on the three economic bases in Pamlico County - farming, fishing and forestry.  The Barbara Kerr Genealogy Room provides volunteers available...more about Pamlico County Heritage Center

Whittaker Creek Yacht Harbor
Whittaker Point Rd.
Oriental, NC
(252) 249-0666

This store, part of a complete marina operation, offers all the marine hardware and supplies sailors and power boaters need. Transient slips by day, week, month or year (or for sale) can be arranged through the store, along with boat charters or rentals, fuel, pumpouts, canvas repair and marine parts. Patrons...more about Quarterdeck Marine Store

518 S. Water St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-3350

The professional interior decorators at The Red Rickshaw  work with clients who are building new structures for home or business from foundation to finish, or they are happy to consult for remodeling projects. The versatile staff in the showroom can explain the features of their fine furniture, both authentic antique and...more about The Red Rickshaw

1104 Broad St.
Oriental, NC 28571
(252) 249-3200

The world's largest supplier of marine hardware and electronics maintains a location on N.C. 55 coming east into the town of Oriental. Offering a complete fishing section with gulp bags and whatever might be needed for a great day of sport, staff can recommend the best foul-weather gear, boat accessories and appropriate replacement...more about West Marine

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