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

Feeling Thankful on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because of its focus on gratitude. There's no pressure to decorate or shop, and there are no Thanksgiving songs being piped into our lives for two months before the big day. All we need to do is make good food, tell people how good their cooking is, think about what we appreciate... Read More

Thanksgiving Day Feasts on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Thanksgiving 2020 may be different in terms of the number of people in your gathering, but no matter how many people you’re with, eating well is still a priority. With smaller groups or maybe even facing the holiday alone, think of the bright side: bigger portions. Maybe this is the year you can finally fulfill your... Read More

Outer Banks Holiday Markets and Pop Ups

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 11, 2020
With all the downtime of the pandemic, some people were home being productive and getting things done (others, not so much, but who am I to judge?). Can you imagine all the cool stuff that the artists, makers and crafters of the world have been creating since March? Now we get to see. It’s holiday shopping season on... Read More

6 Fun Things To Do on the Outer Banks This Week

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 4, 2020
It’s a dreamy week to be on the Outer Banks! With the kind of fall weather we all love – temperatures in the upper 60s/low 70s, light winds and plentiful sunshine – if ever there was a week to enjoy the great outdoors on the Outer Banks, this one is it. One might even be tempted to take a few dips in the ocean, as... Read More

Halloween Is Happening on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, October 28, 2020
If there is such a thing as a pandemic-friendly holiday, Halloween would be it. Festivities are usually held outdoors, and everyone is wearing a mask anyway, right? Halloween is a little toned down from what we’ve experienced in previous years, especially where nightlife is concerned, but there is still some fun to be... Read More