Start Your Day with the Best Coffee Shops in the OBX

There is so much to explore on the Outer Banks! If you want to be energized and ready for a jam-packed day on the shores, we know you’ll be looking for the best coffee shops in the OBX near your rental! Check out this list we compiled of the best spots for you to grab a cup of joe to start your day right. 

It’s no use getting up and ready for your day if you don’t have anything planned! Request access to our free Vacation Guide for the Outer Banks so that you can plan your trip to be full of the best restaurants, activities, year-round events, and more! 


3 of the Best Coffee Shops in the OBX

Northern Lights Bakery & Coffee

Light Town Center, 1159 Austin St. Suite 109A, Corolla, NC 27927 

With an assortment of fresh pastries served along with their locally roasted coffee, we have to say the Northern Lights Bakery & Coffee Shop is pretty sweet! Stop by and browse their selection of donuts, cakes, cupcakes, and pies to pair with your perfect cup of coffee. Make sure you plan ahead if you want to visit the Northern Lights Bakery & Coffee Shop, as they are only open from 7am to 1 pm! 

Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Bookshop

1240 Duck Rd. Duck, NC 

Do you find quiet mornings are the best way for you to get started? Nothing beats Duck’s Cottage Coffee & Bookshop when it comes to the perfect quiet morning! Head to Duck’s Cottage for some truly unique local brews, and then take a seat with your new book from their bookstore to just enjoy a morning of quiet and calm before you head out to explore the Outer Banks. 

Treehouse Coffee Co.

1177 Duck Rd. Suite 34, Duck, NC 27949 

Enjoy the elegant local blends of Treehouse Coffee Co., who turned their passion for coffee brewing into a successful coffee shop/roaster! Head over and discover some of their popular blends: the familiar and approachable House Blend, the well-round and bright Paragon Espresso Blend, or the expressive Aurora Blend! There’s more to enjoy at Treehouse Coffee Co., so this is a must-visit for coffee connoisseurs. And if you love what you drink there, you can order some to bring home with you! 

Get Up with Paramount Destinations!

Going to the best coffee shops in the OBX plays a big part in getting your day started, but a solid night of sleep can be even more important! Rest well with Paramount Destinations knowing that you are guaranteed a comfortable home with convenient locations in proximity to everything you are excited to see in the Outer Banks! Browse our list of vacation rentals and select the home that fits your every need. Don’t forget to check out our rental home specials that can help cut down on the costs for your next Outer Banks vacation! Check availability and book today!