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, Molly Harrison 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. Hannah Lee always wants to hear from you! In fact, reader input can influence the basis of her next blog’s focus. So if there’s a topic or question you’re craving an answer for, let her 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

14 Classic Outer Banks Breakfast Restaurants

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 19, 2022
When it comes to fueling up for a big day, you have a lot of choices for breakfast on the Outer Banks. From breakfast buffets to bagel shops to juice cafes, there is something for every appetite. Today we’re going to explore some of the tried-and-true favorites, the classic Outer Banks breakfast restaurants that have... Read More

An Outer Banks Asian Food Fix

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Outer Banks diners are lucky to have such a wide variety of restaurants. When you’re hungry here you’ve got choices ranging from seafood buffets to down-home Southern barbecue, New York-style pizza to Indian curry, all-American burgers to vegan cuisine. One style of cuisine you’ll find in abundance on the Outer Banks... Read More

Do Something New in 2022

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 5, 2022
New years bring the desire for new beginnings. When the calendar flips to January, our culture has ingrained in us that we need to improve ourselves, but I’m not here to talk about resolutions to overhaul your life, which seem to set us up to fail. In this blog I’m going to tell you about some fun things to do around... Read More

An Outer Banks New Year's Eve

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Last year on New Year’s Eve, we had one option: stay home. This year that is definitely not the case. For New Year’s Eve 2021/22 on the Outer Banks, there are plentiful options for getting out and celebrating. If you’re playing it safe in these times of lingering COVID but don’t want to stay home, you might consider... Read More

Give Them Something Good to Eat & Drink

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, December 22, 2021
“I just need one more thing for my mom and something for your brother and then I’m done. Oh, and something for the mail lady and — I almost forgot — something for the dog’s stocking. And tape. We need more tape and.…” While I’m scurrying around on this never-ending holiday hamster wheel, my husband is usually kicked... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Laura & Phil Wayland of Chip’s Wine & Beer, Front Porch Cafe and Outer Banks Olive Oil

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Behind every Outer Banks business are people doing their best to make a living while still finding time to enjoy this beautiful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know the Locals, you’ll meet two of them: Laura and Phil Wayland, owners of three thriving Outer Banks businesses: Chip’s Wine & Beer,... Read More