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

Spring into Fun

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Blossoms adorn dogwood trees. Daylight lasts longer. The sun shines a little warmer — spring has officially graced the Outer Banks. As bumblebees begin buzzing so do local businesses and people as we begin preparation for the summer season. A feeling of liveliness takes hold of the area, and it’s apparent in this week... Read More

A Taste of the Beach

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
I’m home from college on spring break, and one of my priorities is my personal taste of the beach — getting my fill at the local eateries I miss most when I’m at school. But now you, too, can try the real deal – the annual Taste of the Beach begins this week and, man, just writing about it has my mouth watering. It’s... Read More

There's More to Outer Banks Restaurants Than Food

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Guess what’s right around the corner? Summer? Good guess, but I’m thinking of something even closer, something that the Outer Banks has been gearing up for since January. That’s right, it's the annual Taste of the Beach. Next week’s blog will focus more on the actual event and specific activities that accompany it;... Read More

A Taste of What's to Come

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, March 7, 2017
As the buds blossom and breezes get warmer, we look ahead — toward spring and summer, the seasons when nature is once again vibrant and alive. With these seasons also comes an increase of events and activities, thanks to the warming weather. This week’s events are all about looking ahead – they embrace locals’... Read More

March On ... Toward Spring!

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Look at you! You made it through February and now it's March – the month when you finally kiss winter goodbye (however, I’m not complaining about those sunny days with temperatures in the 70s we’ve been having). How about celebrating with a week of fabulous events? On the Outer Banks this week you’ll find happenings... Read More

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