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!

Small Inns and B&Bs of the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 3, 2023
There’s a time and a place for every type of accommodation, from hotel rooms to campgrounds to mega vacation homes to short-term rentals. But in this cold world of Internet bookings, keyless entry and self-service, sometimes it’s nice to stay in a place where you are warmly welcomed by a host and maybe receive a... Read More

Outer Banks Oyster Farms

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 26, 2023
It used to be that as the month of April wrapped up, no one ate oysters anymore. We were committed to the old adage that we could only eat oysters in months that had an R in the name. But that’s because back then we only ate wild-harvested oysters. Now, thanks to the practice of oyster farming, we can eat oysters all... Read More

Celebrating the Outer Banks Environment on Earth Day and Every Day

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, April 20, 2023
Whether you’re living, visiting, working or playing on the Outer Banks, just being here brings you into deep connection with the natural environment. Being in close contact with nature is why we all love it here. On these islands we are affected by the daily shifts of wind and the power of water. We are drawn to the... Read More

Outer Banks Lighthouses Guide 2023

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, April 13, 2023
If you love lighthouses, the Outer Banks is a great place to be. With five lighthouses in a 114-mile span, you can soak up a lot of maritime history, snap some spectacular photos and see some amazing views here. Not only is it exciting to visit each individual lighthouse, it’s also a great adventure to travel between... Read More

Outer Banks Easter Weekend Fun

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 5, 2023
It’s spring break and Easter week on the Outer Banks. All the visitors in the restaurants, shops and grocery stores are a welcome sight, and it’s great to see everyone out enjoying the bike paths, beaches and parks on these spring days.  If you’re here, there’s a lot to keep you busy this weekend. It looks like we... Read More