Renowned for miles of untouched beach and a comforting, small-town ambience, the village of Duck, NC is a favorite destination of those seeking a leisurely pace during their vacation. Whether it be a slow stroll on the beach, sharing a bottle of artisan wine or piloting a kayak through the narrow inlets of Currituck Sound, Duck is where you’ll find that laid-back atmosphere you’re looking for.
As one of the “Top 15 Family-Friendly Beaches in America,” Duck offers several events throughout the summer weeks, including music performances and magic shows that are sure to be enjoyed by the entire family. Duck Town Park, where the Annual Jazz Festival takes place, is a splendid place to bring the family for a picnic or walk along the scenic trails and boardwalk along the Currituck Sound. Duck Trail, which winds through the length of town, is a perfect way for pedestrians, bicyclists, and in-line skaters to take in all the beautiful sights.
Duck’s locally owned boutiques and shops, many specializing in merchandise with Outer Banks appeal, guarantee your shopping trip is unique and memorable. Several shopping centers located in Duck Village and along the Currituck Sound offer fantastic collections of apparel and jewelry, souvenirs and novelties, and even rejuvenating massages – all in one place!
Equally exceptional restaurants, delis and cafés in Duck reward visitors with handcrafted coffee drinks and Italian ices, waterfront dining along the Currituck Sound, and gourmet sandwiches and paninis stuffed with hand-carved meats and imported cheeses. While you’re in Duck, be sure to complement your dinner with a bottle of one of the many award-winning vintages from area wineries.
Whatever your idea of fun, taste for fashion or dining palate, your Sunny Day Guide will help you plan your adventure in Duck. Now helping area visitors plan memorable Outer Banks getaways for 40 years, Sunny Day Guide continues to be America’s favorite source for entertainment ideas, restaurant listings and Money-Saving Coupons. Also accessible on your mobile devices and smartphones, SunnyDayGuide.com is your most valuable – and always available – Outer Banks vacation companion!