If you’re planning to spend a full day shopping – with a lunch break at one of downtown’s premium restaurants – or just need to run in to find a last-minute present, you’ll be overwhelmed with the possibilities filling the unique downtown boutiques and gift shops.

Beaufort Home

Tucked away on Middle Lane at Craven St, Beaufort Home carries all USA-made home furnishings, including small furniture items, ceramics, glassware, paintings and photographs as well as jewelry, cards and unique gift items.

Beaufort Linen Co

Beaufort Linen Co. is defined by being a well collected house. Your home should be a reflection of your life’s experiences. The weddings, the births, and the travels. We strive to curate these milestones with things that make your home unlike anyone else’s. The path you take is always uncertain, but the memories you collect along the way make for one exciting journey.

Beaufort Olive Oil Company

Beaufort Olive Oil Company is a specialty retail shop located on the historic waterfront downtown of Beaufort. It specializes in premium extra virgin olive oils, aged balsamic vinegars, gourmet and flavored salts, in addition to numerous artisanal and local culinary provisions.

Beaufort Pet Provisions

Beaufort Pet Provisions is a full-line supply store specializing in healthy, natural, American-sourced food and treats for your dog, cat, bird or chickens. You can also get your pet ready for the beach here with a travel bowl, goggles, water toys, a life jacket, cooling blanket, first aid kit, snacks and paw pad covers to protect against hot sand.

Beaufort Proper

With our small town comes a sense of community. We want your shopping experience to be as easy and fun as borrowing something from your friend’s closet. If you’re headed out for date night, cheering on your favorite football team, or just hanging out with friends, call ahead and schedule an appointment! We’ll pick out adorable options in your size and have you ready in no time.

Calypso Cottage

Our tiny seaside emporium is filled with an unusual mix of fashion and home items that strike our fancy. The perfect black pants, one-of-a-kind silks, stylish jewelry, handbags & scarves, and intoxicating scents… our Home Decor features decorative accents, lamps, beautiful throws, books and scented candles. We love life’s “little pleasures” and strive to continually bring an interesting mix to our customers.

Coastal Community Market

The Community Market is a health food oasis in the heart of the Beaufort historic district. It carries local produce, grass-fed and pasture raised meats, local eggs, organic and sustainably grown foods, health foods, and a full array of supplements and vitamins. Also available are local raw honey, cheeses, drinks, dried fruit, teas, household products, pet provisions and gifts.

Craving Art Studio

Craving Art Studio is located in historic downtown area of Beaufort. The beautiful historic home with wrap around porches is half a block from Taylor’s Creek. Stop in to see the featured gallery artwork or just to watch owner Heather Sink paint.

Enchanted on the Lane

Enchanted is an organic hair salon where you can get all the usual hair coloring, highlighting, and perms in addition to manicures done using 100% organic products. Rachel Barron, the master stylist, has 20 years of experience in hair care. She offers jewelry and organic hair products for sale.

Fabricate Apparel

Fabricate specializes in clothes of cool, comfortable natural fibers. It’s known for its trendy, expressive clothes for women such as Color Me Cotton, Flax, Habitat, and Chalet. You’ll find jewelry, bags, hats, scarves and shoes from Naot.

The General Store

The General Store is located on Lot 10 in Old Town Beaufort, NC. It has been run, with love, by the same family for over 35 years. Today, it is a wonderful place for the whole family. 32 flavors of hand-dip ice cream, fudge made on the premises, a large selection of name-brand tees, toys, and old fashioned candy are just a few of the reasons to come into The General Store!

Handscapes Gallery

Handscapes Gallery represents over 250 artists. It is and has always been the goal at Handscapes Gallery to promote the American Craft movement and its artists and to provide the public with beautiful handmade goods. We also feel a responsibility to help educate people to the unique value of handcrafted items.

Harbor Specialties

We are committed to offering a wide selection of hats, bags, apparel and accessories that can be personalized so we can make your gift a very special one. We value our relationships with our customers and our community. We combine emerging technology with reliable standards to bring the best possible service to our customers. Our business is built on a foundation of strength through satisfied customers and equally satisfied staff.

Island Proper

Island Proper is more than just another storefront that sells apparel and accessories. Situated directly across from the renowned Rachel Carson reserve and Taylor’s Creek, Island Proper is nestled in one of the natures treasures. Every customer is greeted and catered to, whether you are looking for something particular or just killing time. Our selection of fine apparel, footwear and accessories suit men and women of all ages who strive to remain trendy, yet classic.

Island Traders

Located on the Front Street Waterfront in historical Beaufort, North Carolina coming into the store not only provides customers with a chance to discover unique treasure and deals but also allows them to experience the charm of Beaufort. The scenery and people here are incredible. No customer should be disappointed. Not only do we provide the best products for your outdoor desires, our employees are well trained and informed in all products.

Jarrett Bay

Heritage, passion and craftsmanship earned us the distinction as the most revered custom sport fishing boat builder in the world. We’re bringing the same mastery to our clothing. No cutting corners. No compromises. That’s the Jarrett Bay way. We launched our first t-shirt designs in 1986, the same year we launched our first boat. Even then, we had the vision of stylish performance that would transform into what is today Jarrett Bay Clothing Co.

Mattie King Art Gallery

Located in the historic Rustell House c.1732 on the Beaufort Historic Site, the Mattie King Davis Art Gallery is the oldest art gallery in Carteret County. The gallery contains original works of art by local & regional artists inspired by our quaint sea coast. You will find a wide variety of memorable artwork including oils, water colors, acrylics, pottery, glass, jewelry, cards, weavings, & more. A portion of all sales benefit the Beaufort Historical Association’s ongoing educational programs and restoration projects.

Satan’s Breath

There are a lot of good things happening with ELMO’S FIRE at SATAN’S BREATH®, for cooks who like to enhance flavors in a different way. Chef Elmo started with his award winning Cajun Blend in 1953 and now has developed 182 different spices. Satan’s Breath®, Elmo’s Blends are made for direct dry seasoning or can be converted to a liquid marinade.


Since 1993 Scuttlebutt has been a legendary fixture on the Beaufort waterfront, headquarters for all things nautical. Southern Living described Scuttlebutt as “the place to find something unique to Beaufort.” We ship, offer gift certificates and gleefully accommodate special orders.

Seagrass Whimsical Gifts

Seagrass carries a wide variety of gifts, t-shirts, flip flops, and locally made art and jewelry. Whimsical gifts include soaps, wine glasses, yard art, tin signs and many other imaginative items. Get your pirate gear and other seasonal items here!

Southern Frock

Emily has partnered with her mother, Betsy, as they continue the vision of a laid back sundress collection. SOUTHERN fROCK is currently retailed in boutiques through out the east coast & Caribbean and Emily designs a signature collection sold only in the larger Belk Department stores. Sundresses, Rompers, and Tunics complimenting the Southern Woman’s lifestyle!

Stampers Jewelers

Stampers Jewelers offers diamonds, genuine stone jewelry, and watches. Stampers Jewelers also has the ability to engrave jewelry and to repair damaged watches and jewelry.

The Chandlery

The Chandlery, or Ship’s Store, is a combination of convenience store with limited bait and tackle supplies, fresh food market, and wine shop. Whether you need a Chardonnay, a pint of homemade chicken salad or a bag of chips, you will find it here. ​No visit to Beaufort is complete without a visit to our Wine Shop. The Chandlery offers a large variety of boutique wines at a price to fit any budget.

The Old Beaufort Shop

The Old Beaufort Ship, located in the Safrit Historical Center on the Beaufort Historic Site, welcomes visitors to browse for gifts, books and souvenirs as well as many handmade items from local artisans. The Old Beaufort Shop truly offers something for everyone, from toys, pirate attire, books, crafts and jewelry, colonial dress, to handwoven items that were created on site by the Warped Weavers!

Tidal Treasures

Tidal Treasures carries an array of sterling silver jewelry and costume jewelry. Jewelry varies from Ginger Snaps to silver hand fitted toe rings. Tidal Treasures has an array of home décor items as well.

Tierra Fina

Tierra Fina boasts a large collection of low cost, high quality, hand painted and lead free ceramic goods from Spain, Portugal, Mexico and Tunisia. You can find Talavera brand ceramics from Mexico here as well as ceramic house number tiles. Other products featured include local soaps and lotions, great greeting cards, kitchen gear, candles and hats.