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!

The Magic of Cape Hatteras National Seashore

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, July 20, 2022
Connecting with nature is an essential part of being alive. Somewhere within ourselves, we all crave freedom from our material possessions and hectic schedules. We crave silence, wildness and connection with the rhythms and patterns of animals, plants, winds, moon phases, tides and seasons. When we can let go of our... Read More

Summer Farmers and Makers Markets on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, July 13, 2022
I love an open-air shopping experience. Wandering from booth to booth with the sun on my skin and the fresh air to breathe, choosing bread, cheese and vegetables for dinner, sniffing bars of delightful-smelling soap and choosing a few for the outdoor shower, selecting just the right ceramic mug for a friend’s birthday... Read More

What's New in Outer Banks Restaurants

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, July 6, 2022
One of the joys of being on vacation is going out to eat in the local restaurants. Poke to pizza, Indian to ice cream, seafood to steaks, donuts to deli sandwiches, sushi to smoothies ... you can find almost anything you're craving in the hundreds of restaurants from Corolla to Ocracoke. You can see the full rundown... Read More

Fourth of July Celebrations on the Outer Banks 2022

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 29, 2022
With six major fireworks shows, three parades, a sand sculpture contest, live music, an apple pie contest, a road race, a beer run and so much more, July 4 is a big deal on the Outer Banks. The visitors will be streaming across the bridges this weekend, ready to join the celebrations on Monday, July 4. Next week will... Read More

Two-Wheeling: 6 Super Fun Outer Banks Bike Rides

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 22, 2022
One of my favorite parts of summer is the bike riding. Whether I’m exercising, running errands, visiting friends or aimlessly wandering, it makes me so happy to hop on my bike, pump my legs and feel the warm wind on my skin. The Outer Banks has some amazing places for riding bikes. In this blog I’m going to tell you... Read More