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, Hannah Lee Leidy 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

Everything You Need to Know about Currituck's Mainland

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, June 13, 2018
We all love being on the beach, yes, I know. That said, changing up the scenery never hurt anyone, and you don’t even have to go to great lengths to do so. The Currituck County mainland grows more and more popular among visitors and residents each year, attracting people with its fun activities and showcased samples... Read More

Honoring British Soldiers to Kidstuff to Jumping Dogs ... So Much To Do on the Outer Banks This Week

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Monday, May 7, 2018
Did you know that there’s technically English soil right here on the Outer Banks? Ocracoke Island’s British Cemetery is considered English territory – its own little island within a slightly larger island. This week marks the 76th annual memorial service for the British Cemetery, and if you’ve never been to this event... Read More

Cinco de Mayo and Derby Parties to Fill Your Weekend on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, May 1, 2018
I love this time of year. In the past month, the activity level on the Outer Banks started stirring with the onset of spring. Now, with this week’s welcome of May, it’s awoken completely. With so many events and programs occurring across the area during the day and restaurants upping the number of their evening events... Read More

Going Against the Current: The Local Move to Decrease Single Use Plastics

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, April 25, 2018
I know, I know – last week’s blog focused on Earth Day. Honestly, though, there’s still so much to say! I found the 2018 Earth Day theme – End Plastic Pollution – especially inspiring. In honor of that and our local movement to decrease and eliminate plastic waste, this week’s blog takes a look at plastic use,... Read More

Celebrate Earth Day on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Let’s be honest: When it comes to a good locale for celebrating Earth Day (and just Mother Nature in general), it’s hard to beat the Outer Banks. Express your love for our planet at a few of the events happening this weekend on the Outer Banks. If you need to gussy up your yard, garden, houseplant collection, etc.,... Read More

Flying Pirate Half Marathon Sails on the Outer Banks This Weekend

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Calling all scallywags, buccaneers and swashbucklers to the Outer Banks! It’s time to lace up your running shoes for the annual Flying Pirate Half Marathon. This two-day event docks its ship this Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, for a weekend of physical activities, philanthropy and fun. Both a Jolly Roger pirate... Read More