Southern Shores

Southern Shores is a small town with a lot to offer. Just 1 mile wide and 4 miles long, Southern Shores is located between Duck and Kitty Hawk and allows vacationers to be in close proximity to the beach, dining, shopping and parks. Southern Shores is predominately a vacation town and specializes in providing rental homes that have all the desirable features and amenities.

Southern Shores, NC Vacation Homes & Communities

Southern Shores specializes in large vacation rentals with all the desirable amenities. These homes sit on large lots with lush vegetation and spectacular views. Whether you are oceanside or soundside, you’ll be in close proximity to marketplaces, shopping and dining. Browse our selection of Southern Shores vacation rentals and find the right home to fit your vacation wants and needs.

Things To Do

Southern Shores vacationers are just a short distance from entertainment and recreation. With parks near the ocean and sound, guests can enjoy the nature trails, playgrounds and the extraordinary scenery. Check out the local catches of the day at one of the 3 local marinas. Enjoy a delicious meal at a local restaurant or cook from home with fresh organic ingredients from the marketplace. For unique items, shop the specialty stores all within close distance to each other.

Southern Shores to Implement “No-Left Turn Events” for Eastbound Traffic at
the Intersection of US Highway 158 And South Dogwood Trail

At the June 16, 2020 Southern Shores Town Council meeting, the Southern Shores Town Council approved implementation of “No-Left Turn Events” for eastbound traffic at the intersection of U.S. Highway 158 and South Dogwood Trail. The authorized dates are June 20th, June 21st, June 27th, June 28th, July 4th, July 5th, July 25th, July 26th, August 1st, and August 2nd from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Appropriate traffic devices placed by the Town of Southern Shores will entirely block the U.S. Highway 158 eastbound left-turn lane at the intersection during these hours. Additional weekends may be considered, and the timing of the closures may be subject to change. The action was taken with prior approval from the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Town of Kitty Hawk.

Featured Properties In Southern Shores

Sandy Bluff (4601)

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Enjoy this unique residential community that boasts tall trees from gentle arcing knolls and an easy drive to shops and the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. The cottage, with its quaint four bedrooms and three baths interior also offers a large pool with sun deck and spacious gated backyard for barbecues and family gatherings.

Southern Comfort (4701)

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Linens are Provided FREE with this Home! You will feel right at home in "Southern Comfort". This Handicap Friendly home has a furnished screened porch which opens from the living area and the master bedroom. The sun deck faces east and south for sun bathing. Short distance, only one block, to an uncrowded beach with no busy streets to cross.

Buoy Bungalow (4702)

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Welcome to Buoy Bungalow! This pet friendly, spacious home is located in the heart of Southern Shores; halfway between the historic town of Duck and Kitty Hawk! With 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bedrooms, Buoy Bungalow has enough space for everyone in your group.

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Barrier Island Bagels

Bonnie’s Bagels & Deli offers is the perfect spot to stop for breakfast or lunch in Southern Shores. Their homemade bagels are served with 12 different hand-blended cream cheese flavors. For lunch, their bagel sandwiches are perfect to pick up on your way on or off the OBX, or to take to the beach. You can choose from salads and spreads (try the...
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Coastal Provisions

Coastal Provisions was founded by Dan Lewis & Scott Foster, former head chefs for specialty food chain Sutton Place Gourmet, Hay Day Markets and Balducci's. It is one of the Outer Banks' top food businesses and has become one of the most sought after caterers on the beach with our award-winning cuisine and service. The Wine Bar & Cafe at the Market, serving...
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Cosmo’s Pizzeria Southern Shores, NC

Cosmo’s Pizzeria has been serving award winning "New York" style pizza to Outer Banks locals and visitors since 1996. Recognized as a local favorite, Cosmo's only uses the finest ingredients to prepare the freshest pizza, tastiest pasta dishes and mouth-watering subs on the northern beaches. Open daily! Monday - Saturday Lunch 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM Dinner 5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Sunday...
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Pizza Stop

  • Address: 5385 Virginia Dare Trail N, Ste 3, Southern Shores, NC 27949
  • Website: http://www.pizzastopobx.com
  • Phone Number: (252) 261-7867
For a little bit of New York flavor in North Carolina, try Pizza Stop in Southern Shores. Pizza Stop prides themselves in serving fresh authentic New York style pizza. All pizzas are hand-tossed and made with homemade sauces and freshly prepare dough. Their pizzas are cooked to perfection in their stone deck ovens. They also offer a wide selection of hoagies, salads, pasta...
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Shun Xing Chinese Restaurant

Shun Xing is one of the few Chinese restaurants on the beach and is highly praised by locals and visitors alike. Shun Xing offers your favorite staple Chinese dishes in a laid-back environment. Fresh and flavorful meals along with low prices and daily specials make this place a great stop on your OBX trip. Shun Xing opens daily at 10 AM year round.
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