Outer Banks This Week Blog

Outer Banks information comes in many forms, but there’s no better way to learn it than through conversations with a local. The OuterBanksThisWeek.com blog is that local friend…even if you already live here! Every week, local Lexi Holian gives the run down on Outer Banks activities, Outer Banks events, Outer Banks shopping – all the Outer Banks information needed to ensure that you have the best possible experience. And she does it in a conversational way that’s easy to read and entertaining. Outer Banks activities are numerous, and this blog gives you an insider’s scoop to help you plan your day. She leads you to all the Outer Banks events you won’t want to miss – sports, annual functions and holiday festivities. She gives you her input on the most exciting Outer Banks activities – the ones she loves, the ones she thinks you should love. If anything exciting or out-of-the-ordinary is happening during your visit – and there definitely will be something – this blog is your trusty guide to figuring out the whats, whens and wheres.

Nightlife, for example, is detailed here – what band is playing where, which scene is wild, which is chill. Festivals are also described – the ones that are old and loved and the ones that are new and anticipated. The amount of Outer Banks information offered here will keep you busy and in the know. You can find out what would be fun for you, your family or even your pets.

A fun touch of this blog is its conversational element. Lexi always wants to hear from you! In fact, reader input is often the basis of her next blog’s focus. So if there’s a topic or question you’re craving an answer for, let Lexi know. Sit a spell and read through present and past OuterBanksThisWeek.com blogs. With all the Outer Banks information detailed for you, you’ll be the trusted source to all your friends!


Featured Blog

An Outer Banks Fourth of July

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Reds, whites and blues color our shirts, towels and porches. We’re planning menus with our cookout and barbecue essentials. Yes, the Fourth of July returns to the Outer Banks, engulfing it in fanfare. This holiday embodies my favorite elements of summertime on the Outer Banks: community, a multitude of outdoor... Read More

Smiles and suntans — it's summer on the Outer Banks

By Molly | Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Summer is officially here, and the feeling around town certainly confirms it. Everyone is all smiles and suntans, especially now that the sun is out after a long string of rainy days. We're not completely out of the woods for rain on the weekend (click here for a report), but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a lot of... Read More

Keeping Fit on the OBX

By Molly | Friday, June 9, 2017
Whether you’re on vacation or live here part-time or year round, the Outer Banks offers endless opportunities for being active. Traditional (running, weights at the gym) or trendy (SUP yoga or hooping), indoors or outside, there is no reason why you shouldn’t be able to fit a workout into your days on the Outer Banks... Read More

Music to Our Outer Banks Ears

By Molly | Tuesday, June 6, 2017
People get really excited about the food, beach, natural areas, watersports, outdoor activities, historic sites, attractions and events on the Outer Banks. Some people even get fired up about all the shopping opportunities. But there’s something else about this area that’s not mentioned as often but is equally... Read More

Something for Everyone on the Outer Banks

By Molly | Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Boredom is not an option on the Outer Banks at any time, but that’s especially true this week. The days ahead bring some of the biggest events of the late-spring season, and the hours are jam-packed with options for everyone. Let’s get right to it. Here are my top picks for a week full of fun. Click on the links to... Read More

Whatever You Do on the Outer Banks This Week, Do it Outside

By Molly | Wednesday, May 24, 2017
I don’t know about you, but to my ears the words Memorial and Day and Weekend, when strung together, signal the start of the summer season. Yes, I know: School is still in session and the solstice is not until June 21. But with the lifeguards back in their stands, thousands of visitors in town, live music in almost... Read More