For those traveling to the Outer Banks, the Cotton Gin has been a beloved landmark for years. It has stood in the same location since 1929, starting as a working cotton gin and growing into a gift store with four locations. Visitors are treated to a unique shopping experience in the main Jarvisburg store, as well as the Cotton Gin beach stores in Corolla, Duck and Nags Head.
Known for its large windmill and picturesque gardens, the original Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg, North Carolina is a great stopping point along travelers’ journey South to the Outer Banks. Explore room after room filled with décor for your home and coastal fashions for both men and women. Discover the brands you really want, like Vera Bradley, Vineyard Vines, Escapada, Simply Southern, Lindsay Phillips, Scout, Pandora, Kameleon, Brighton, Spartina, Salt Life and Old Guys Rule- all under one roof!
When you stop by the Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg, be sure to stop by their new Thyme & Tide Café for breakfast, lunch, coffee, or even just a scone for the road. The Cafe now offers fresh lunch dinner and snack options, inspired by the surrounding vineyards.
Stop by soon, and don’t forget to try their estate grown wines, available in all of the Cotton Gin stores or at the winery, Sanctuary Vineyards, located adjacent to the original Cotton Gin in Jarvisburg, NC. Tastings are available daily- check with each store for tasting hours and availability.