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

Dining Out with Food Allergies in the Land of Biscuits, Gamefish and Oysters

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Did you know that about 15 million Americans have some type of food allergy? I had no idea. Obviously, those who live with food allergies are used to choosing dishes that fit in with their dietary needs, but what happens when the predominant trend of restaurants is crispy, Southern-fried goodness, fresh seafood and... Read More

Going Against the Current: The Local Move to Decrease Single Use Plastics

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, April 25, 2018
I know, I know – last week’s blog focused on Earth Day. Honestly, though, there’s still so much to say! I found the 2018 Earth Day theme – End Plastic Pollution – especially inspiring. In honor of that and our local movement to decrease and eliminate plastic waste, this week’s blog takes a look at plastic use,... Read More

Celebrate Earth Day on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Let’s be honest: When it comes to a good locale for celebrating Earth Day (and just Mother Nature in general), it’s hard to beat the Outer Banks. Express your love for our planet at a few of the events happening this weekend on the Outer Banks. If you need to gussy up your yard, garden, houseplant collection, etc.,... Read More

Flying Pirate Half Marathon Sails on the Outer Banks This Weekend

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Calling all scallywags, buccaneers and swashbucklers to the Outer Banks! It’s time to lace up your running shoes for the annual Flying Pirate Half Marathon. This two-day event docks its ship this Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, for a weekend of physical activities, philanthropy and fun. Both a Jolly Roger pirate... Read More

Rained Out? Try These Outer Banks Rainy Day Activities

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, April 4, 2018
When at the beach or planning a visit there, the hope at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts is, “Oh, I hope the weather’s nice!” This is totally fair. Sunshine seems to go hand in hand with surf and sand. However, that shouldn’t mean that a rainy day is a complete washout. Far from it, in fact. I love the Outer... Read More

Here Come the Crowds for Easter Week on the Outer Banks!

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Spring is in the process of springing on the Outer Banks. Everyone wishes it was a little warmer, but after the March weather we had on the Outer Banks, even the low 50s feel kind of tropical and fabulous. After a couple of warm days this week, temperatures are going to drop again for Easter weekend and the week that... Read More