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!

Where to Eat Dinner on the Outer Banks in January

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 11, 2023
The winter months are slow on the Outer Banks. Nightlife all but grinds to a halt in January, but you can always go out to eat for some out-of-the-house entertainment. In fact, this is the best time of year to enjoy the local restaurants if you prefer the less-crowded conditions of off-season dining. Many restaurants... Read More

14 Places to Get Fit on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Whether you're a regular fitness buff who needs a change or a newbie with a New Year's resolution, if you're like most people, you're feeling the itch to make a positive start in 2023. Exercise is a tried-and-true way to feel better, look better, sleep better and have a happier outlook, and a new exercise ritual is... Read More

Outer Banks New Year’s Eve Events for Everyone

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, December 28, 2022
The end of the year is here! It’s a time for celebration, for honoring the past year and all its gifts and for welcoming the new one and all its hope and potential. There is more than one way to celebrate New Year’s Eve, and that is definitely true on the Outer Banks. From late-night parties to intimate dinners to... Read More

Let There Be Lights: Outer Banks Holiday Light Displays

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, December 15, 2022
The decorating is done, the presents are wrapped and the sweets have been baked. You’ve got the family all gathered for the holiday, and you’ve eaten all you can eat. Now what do you do? Go look at the lights! It’s a time-honored holiday tradition to pile into the car, tune the radio to holiday songs and burn up some... Read More

Gourmet Goods for Your OBX Holiday Parties

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, December 14, 2022
It’s party season! Whether you’re entertaining friends, family or co-workers, the next two weeks are the busiest time of the year for hosting and toasting. For all your holiday social events, you’re going to need to stock up on gourmet snacks, tasty sweets and refreshing beverages, so here’s a helpful list of some of... Read More