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

Best Bits o' the Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, February 21, 2017
If we’re being honest, the Outer Banks is a pretty great place, and it's more than the postcard-worthy beaches. The people, the restaurants, the businesses – all of these attributes come together to make our coastal home the sparkling star that we know and love. This week in particular you’ll find events and... Read More

Theatre, Music and More — It's Outer Banks This Week

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Beat the February blues by keeping your evenings fun-filled and entertaining. This week in particular is rich with activities and specials that let you look forward to something new every day. Whether it’s going to the theater, broadening your knowledge at an information session, checking out the musical acts at your... Read More

An Outer Banks Valentine's Day

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Businesses burst with shimmering heart-shaped decorations; pink and red now have names like mauve and merlot; the faint smell of cherry mingling with dark chocolate hangs in the air of every shop you enter. Yes, Valentine’s Day is upon us – the one day of the year where you can enjoy chocolate-covered strawberries and... Read More

Finding Fun in February — It's Outer Banks This Week

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Wow, is it really already February? Even though this is technically the shortest month, many of us consider February the longest month. But why is that? I’ve always had a buried affection toward these underrated 28 (and sometimes 29) days. For starters, it’s more likely to snow in February than in any other winter... Read More

Food, Art, Athletics, Nightlife? What More Could You Want on the Outer Banks?

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Do you ever find yourself thinking that – when it’s too cold to play on the beach and your favorite places are closed for the season – there’s nothing to do on the Outer Banks in the winter? Confession: I know I’ve thought it a time or two, but then I realize how silly I’m being. It’s the Outer Banks! There’s never a... Read More

Dance the Night Away and More — It's Outer Banks This Week

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, January 17, 2017
With these shorter days and longer nights, it’s likely that you find yourself looking for ways to spice up dark evenings. The sun sets over the sound while most of us are still in the office, and afterward it’s too dark to go jogging and too cold for stargazing. So what are we to do between the hours of, for example,... Read More