Avon is the central town on Hatteras Island. The largest grocery and hardware stores on the island are located here, as are multiple dining and entertainment options. If you want to see all the sights Hatteras Island offers, Avon makes a wonderful jumping-off point with its central location on the island. To the north, you’ll find Rodanthe, Salvo, and Waves. To the south, you’ll find Buxton, Frisco, and Hatteras. The Avon Pier offers one-stop service for all your fishing needs, and there are shopping opportunities from top to bottom along Highway 12.