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

Get to Know the Locals: Gee Gee Rosell of Buxton Village Books

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Behind every Outer Banks business is someone doing their best to make a living and still have the time to enjoy this beautiful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know the Locals, you’ll meet one of them: Gee Gee Rosell of Buxton Village Books. Gee Gee opened Buxton Village Books in 1984. Enamored of the... Read More

OBX Fall Fishing is on Fire

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, October 7, 2021
I don’t want to rub it in for those readers who aren’t actually on the Outer Banks, but the weather here is off the charts wonderful right now. Both the air and water temperatures are in the mid to high 70s, and with a light NE wind, the humidity is low. It’s the best time of year to play outside on the Outer Banks,... Read More

What You Do in Wanchese

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, September 29, 2021
Wanchese, the small village on the southern end of Roanoke Island, is not like the rest of the Outer Banks. It's a quiet community of natives and locals and a hotspot for boatbuilding, commercial fishing and seafood packing, and it doesn't court tourism like the other Outer Banks towns. Life here is all about family... Read More

A New Museum about Old Ways: Currituck Maritime Museum

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, September 22, 2021
There’s a new museum on the Outer Banks, and it's a good one. Celebrating the maritime history and storied boating and hunting traditions of Currituck County, Currituck Maritime Museum opened in July 2021, and it’s been a big hit with both locals and visitors. The museum is situated in Historic Corolla Park, right... Read More

Seven Ways to Have Fun This Week

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, September 15, 2021
If you’re itching to get out and about, this week there are several fun events going on this weekend. From Roanoke Island to Nags Head to Ocracoke Island, you’ll find events to satisfy every age group and interest. Check out a few of them here, and be sure to check our Daytime and Nightlife listings for more fun... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Bob & Jane Chestnut of Ride The Wind Surf Shop

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Behind every Outer Banks business are people doing their best to make a living and still have the time to enjoy this beautiful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know the Locals, you’ll meet two of them: Bob and Jane Chestnut, who own and run Ride The Wind Surf Shop in Ocracoke. Ride The Wind has been... Read More