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!

Great Fishing for a Great Cause: Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 16, 2023
The giving spirit of the Outer Banks community is alive in so many ways, from millions of dollars in scholarships for local students to a wealth of nonprofit organizations with neighbors helping neighbors to fundraising events of every kind you can imagine. This being a coastal community and a saltwater fishing mecca... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Dan Hardy, General Manager/President, Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 9, 2023
All across the Outer Banks are people doing their best to make a living while still finding time to enjoy this wonderful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know a Local, you’ll meet one of them, Dan Hardy, general manager and president of Joe Lamb, Jr. & Associates. A well-known Outer Banks local for... Read More

5 Reasons to Love The Lost Colony Right Now

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 2, 2023
There’s been fanfare at The Lost Colony this week as First Lady of North Carolina Kristin Cooper visited and even made cameo appearances in the show. She performed as a maiden to Queen Elizabeth I in the August 1 and 2 performances. “It is such an honor to be included,” Cooper says. “The cast and crew are phenomenal... Read More

Outer Banks Safety Tips

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, July 27, 2023
Unfortunately, vacation is not always fun. Accidents, mishaps and tragedies can and do happen on the Outer Banks every day (just ask the local emergency responders and hospital emergency room staff). Just last week a child was hit by a car on the Bypass in Kitty Hawk. This past spring a teenager was killed by an... Read More

Stay Fit on the Outer Banks: Free Outdoor Yoga and Exercise Classes Plus a Rundown of Gyms and Yoga Studios

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Don't slack off on your fitness routine while you're on vacation. On the Outer Banks this summer you can find free yoga and fitness classes several days a week. There's no need to register. Just show up with a mat, towel or blanket, water and sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunscreen). Dress for warm weather. These... Read More