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

Fishing and More on Outer Banks Piers

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Outer Banks ocean piers have always been a huge part of the Outer Banks fishing experience, but now they’re so much more. These days you can visit piers to eat dinner, watch live music, enjoy a few drinks with friends, send your kid to summer day camp and even get married, making them super popular with more than just... Read More

Growth by the Grain: Outer Banks Beach Nourishment Projects Begin This Summer

By Beth P. Storie | Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Memorial Day weekend kicks off beach season, and on the Outer Banks we're about to get better stretches of beach to enjoy. Read on to find out about plans to nourish more than 21 miles of Dare County beaches this summer. Those of you who live here or are seasoned visitors know that these barrier islands, while being... Read More

3 Questions with Lisa Brickhouse Davis, Founder of Dare2Care OBX Shred Fest

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Fifth-generation Outer Banks native Lisa Brickhouse Davis is one of the most recognizable voices on the Outer Banks. She's a DJ and on-air personality on Jam Media's 99.1 The Sound, and she always seems to be everywhere around town, broadcasting live at local events, attending or volunteering at live music shows,... Read More

Brewery & Activity Pairings on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 11, 2022
If you’ve been on the Outer Banks during this five-day nor’easter, then you know why I’m writing this week’s blog about beer. Our nerves are a little rattled after days on end of sustained 30 mph+ winds, no sun, spitting rain, tree limbs snapping, buildings shaking, toilet bowl water sloshing, roads flooding and... Read More

Weekend Fun on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 4, 2022
With several events happening around town plus Mother's Day on Sunday, it’s going to be a great weekend on the Outer Banks. Here's a look at what's coming up this weekend.  KidsFest The weekend kicks off with a great event for the littlest among us: KidsFest. Geared to ages 5 and younger, KidsFest has all the things... Read More

Aerial Adventures on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Spring days on the Outer Banks can make you feel totally high on life. The weather is perfection, and everything is so green and vital and alive — it’s simply exhilarating. Want to know what else can you give you that high-on-life feeling? Flying. I was talking about flying. Here in the land of first-flight fame,... Read More