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

Meet the Masterminds of VusicOBX

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Have you heard of VusicOBX? If not, you need to get this concert series on your radar. Vusic stands for Music with a View, and it's the biggest thing happening on the Outer Banks this summer. VusicOBX has eight shows on the 2022 calendar so far – all of them nationally known names like Rebelution, Steel Pulse, Stick... Read More

Spring Fever on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, April 12, 2022
You know it's a holiday week when you have to wait 10 minutes to turn left on the Bypass again. It’s busy on the Outer Banks this week! I'm not complaining — welcome everyone! With more traffic on the streets and more people on the beach and bike paths and in the shops and restaurants, it’s suddenly feeling very “in-... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Lynn Shell of Outer Banks Boarding Co.

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Behind every Outer Banks business are people doing their best to make a living while still finding time to enjoy this beautiful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know a Local, you’ll meet one of them: die-hard surfer Lynn Shell, owner of Outer Banks Boarding Co. in Nags Head. Outer Banks Boarding Co. (... Read More

Useful Apps for OBX Life

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, March 30, 2022
I’m currently in vacation-planning mode and quickly remembering how app-oriented our world has become. Just this week I have added airline, car rental, accommodations and recreation booking apps to my phone (not to mention more ticket apps for all the concert tickets I’ve bought because every band in America is on... Read More

Eat, Drink and Celebrate Spring at Outer Banks Taste of the Beach

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, March 23, 2022
The Outer Banks' favorite foodie festival, Outer Banks Taste of the Beach, is on! The eating and drinking adventures begin this Friday, March 25, and run through Sunday, March 27. Taste of the Beach features dozens of events, from chef's dinners to a wing cookoff, brewery tours to food truck festivals and so much more... Read More