Welcome to the gateway to the northern Outer Banks! Southern Shores and Duck, NC, are home to maritime forest, marsh and sound environments and miles of uncrowded sandy beaches. Many Outer Banks residents live in Southern Shores. On the other hand, a small year-round population lives in Duck, NC (fewer than 500 people), but the town blooms into a bustling hub each summer, welcoming hundreds of thousands of vacationers each week. These towns are fabulous places for families to live in and visit. Adults and children can go to the beach, restaurants, shops, schools and attractions by foot or bike, and the things to do in Duck, NC, include renowned Outer Banks events throughout the year. If you’re curious about the area, want general town information or looking for recommendations, check out the town hall in Duck, NC, for maps and helpful guidance.
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