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

Fourth of July Celebrations on the Outer Banks 2022

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 29, 2022
With six major fireworks shows, three parades, a sand sculpture contest, live music, an apple pie contest, a road race, a beer run and so much more, July 4 is a big deal on the Outer Banks. The visitors will be streaming across the bridges this weekend, ready to join the celebrations on Monday, July 4. Next week will... Read More

Two-Wheeling: 6 Super Fun Outer Banks Bike Rides

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 22, 2022
One of my favorite parts of summer is the bike riding. Whether I’m exercising, running errands, visiting friends or aimlessly wandering, it makes me so happy to hop on my bike, pump my legs and feel the warm wind on my skin. The Outer Banks has some amazing places for riding bikes. In this blog I’m going to tell you... Read More

The Best Free Things to Do on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 15, 2022
With gas and food prices soaring, the cost of vacationing has undeniably gone up this summer. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have any fun. Some of the best things to do on the Outer Banks are free, as you’re about to see. Photo: Bear watching at Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge, courtesy Alligator River... Read More

Catch More than Fish – Crabbing, Shrimping and Clamming Charters on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 8, 2022
When you want to catch your own dinner, fishing is the obvious choice but not the only one. You can also harvest shrimp, crabs and clams – if you have the right equipment and you know what you’re doing. Most of us don’t have that level of seafood-harvesting expertise, but there are many people who do. And luckily they... Read More

Sweet Summertime Kids' Day Camps on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 1, 2022
The end of the school year is fast approaching, and parents are feeling the pressure to fill the upcoming summer days with tons of fun. Whether you live on the Outer Banks or are visiting for a week or two this summer, there are plentiful ways to let other people simultaneously entertain and educate your kids. I've... Read More

Growth by the Grain: Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Begin This Summer

By Beth P. Storie | Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Memorial Day weekend kicks off beach season, and on the Outer Banks we're about to get better stretches of beach to enjoy. Read on to find out about plans to nourish more than 21 miles of Dare County beaches this summer. Those of you who live here or are seasoned visitors know that these barrier islands, while being... Read More