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

Say Sláinte – It's St. Patrick's Day on the Outer Banks!

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, March 13, 2018
OK you lads and lassies, our favorite day of the year to wear green is here. I don’t know about you, but I love Saint Patrick’s Day – after weeks of gray and drizzly weather, the appearance of green with Saint Patrick’s Day reminds me that the world around us is turning greener and greener as more plants continue to... Read More

Outer Banks Shopping Guide for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Ah, time for the Thanksgiving recap: Did you watch your football teams dominate? Savor the flavors from your favorite family recipes? Sink into a food-induced coma afterwards on the couch? If you checked any of these off your holiday bucket list, you’re on the right track. And that track continues to Black Friday and... Read More

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Listening to the crashing waves, drives along the Beach Road, an amazing and quirky community, a seemingly endless parade of festivals and events – I always feel thankful to call the Outer Banks home. And that makes it an unbeatable place to spend our holiday dedicated to giving thanks. With my share of Thanksgivings... Read More

You've Got to Try These 9 Beers on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Outer Banks beer drinkers, rejoice! The Outer Banks is a hub where local and regional products and breweries come together. With an abundance of breweries, vendors and bars featuring flavors distinct to the region, beer enthusiasts love at the selection available in this concentrated area. Here they can find their... Read More

5 Ways to Enjoy Oysters on the Outer Banks Right Now

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Ah, the humble oyster. While unassuming tucked within its rough and wrinkled shell, this seasonal delicacy supports a whole culture surrounding its preparation and consumption. On the Outer Banks oyster season traditionally belongs to the “R” months of September through April (but you’ll find these mollusks available... Read More

7 Awesome Ways to Wrap Up October on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 24, 2017
With less than a week left, we’re in our final moments of reveling in October. This means our last chance to check out some signature fall festivities, like spooky programs and Octoberfests. This week offers opportunities to take advantage of October-only activities, including a couple of annual events and new... Read More