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

Yoga on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Want to feel relaxed and energized, flexible and strong? How about clear-minded and focused? These are just a few of the benefits that yoga offers, and the Outer Banks has a wealth of places to help you discover all of them. Whether you’re new and wanting to learn about this ancient art or a devotee looking to... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Karla & Mark Hutchins of Country Deli

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Behind every Outer Banks business are people doing their best to make a living and still have time to enjoy this beautiful place they call home. In this blog, you’ll meet two of them: Karla and Mark Hutchins of Country Deli in Kill Devil Hills. Country Deli has been in business on the Outer Banks for 31 years. Mark’s... Read More

6 Great Handicapped-Accessible Nature Experiences on the OBX

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Nature has always been my greatest source of peace and joy, but over the last year, it’s been absolutely essential, like medicine. Getting outside has saved me from losing my mind during the pandemic and all the other craziness of late. Easy access to nature is one of the reasons we all love the Outer Banks. Thanks... Read More

The Height of Winter Birding

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Whether you’re a serious birder or a casual birdwatcher, now is the time to enjoy all the winter bird visitors on and around the Outer Banks. Waterfowl like snow geese, tundra swan and more than 25 species of ducks are here in great numbers, wintering on the beaches, sounds, marshes, lakes and ponds in the national... Read More

A Currituck Mainland Daytrip

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Winter weekends, beautiful weather and the need for social distancing create the perfect setup for a daytrip drive into the country. Good music and a change of scenery will do wonders for your mind and soul. Dress in layers and grab your camera or phone (and don’t forget your mask) – we’re heading to mainland... Read More

Cocktails to Go on the OBX

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, January 6, 2021
Cocktails to go? Yes! It’s a thing in North Carolina, and several Outer Banks restaurants are on board. In an effort to help people avoid settings that can spread the virus, while at the same time giving bars and restaurants a financial boost, Governor Roy Cooper in December authorized N.C. ABC Commission to allow... Read More