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

Everything You Need to Know about Currituck's Mainland

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, June 13, 2018
We all love being on the beach, yes, I know. That said, changing up the scenery never hurt anyone, and you don’t even have to go to great lengths to do so. The Currituck County mainland grows more and more popular among visitors and residents each year, attracting people with its fun activities and showcased samples... Read More

The OBX is Looking Ahead with Art, Gardens and Wildlife

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 10, 2017
This week marks the return of annual events that celebrate the transition from fall to winter. It seems like autumn just arrived, but can you actually believe that the holiday season and subsequent winter months are right around the corner? Now is your opportunity to pay homage to this transition by enjoying art shows... Read More

Pumpkins, Jazz and Oysters Usher October to the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 3, 2017
Do you feel the pleasantly crisp chill in the air? Can you taste the pumpkin spice and apple cider? Now is the time for these pleasures, so what better way to celebrate than with a few fall festivities? On the Outer Banks this week, you’ll find activities ranging from live music and days at the farm to fun runs and... Read More

Fall-ing in Love with Seasonal Festivities

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, September 26, 2017
At this writing, Tropical Storm Maria is on everyone's mind on the Outer Banks. The storm is well offshore, but it's pounding the barrier islands with relentless winds and causing disruptions of all sorts. The full extent of ocean overwash and soundside flooding has yet to be determined, as Maria will likely hang... Read More

A Festive Time for Pride, Surf and Seafood

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, September 19, 2017
It seems like you never have to wait too long between festivals on the Outer Banks. Case in point: The area welcomes three festivals to our beach this weekend alone! There’s something for everyone, whether you’re looking for a place to take the whole family or an adventure with your closest friends. With the two... Read More

Brews, Crews, Races and Friendly Faces on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Get ready, everybody, because the beach is buzzing with activity this weekend. Cultural events, athletic competitions and seasonal festivities will fill your days with fun no matter if you’re on the northernmost tip of the Outer Banks or spending time southward. With sunny skies and pleasant September temperatures... Read More