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!

Featured Blog

Fishing and More on Outer Banks Piers

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, August 10, 2022
Outer Banks ocean piers have always been a huge part of the Outer Banks fishing experience, but now they’re so much more. These days you can visit piers to eat dinner, watch live music, enjoy a few drinks with friends, send your kid to summer day camp and even get married, making them super popular with more than just... Read More

9 Ways to Get Merry on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, December 2, 2021
The Outer Banks is a fun place to be during the holiday season. If you’re looking to entertain your family and gather with friends, here are nine ways to get a shot of the holiday spirit. WinterLights Through January 16 Holiday magic is alive and well at The Elizabethan Gardens. This event is a true crowd pleaser,... Read More

Family Time, Outer Banks Style

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 24, 2021
The Thanksgiving holiday is about more than gratitude, it’s also about togetherness. Whether you’re bonding with family or friends on the Outer Banks this Thanksgiving, there are plenty of fun things to do together. Here are some ideas for group activities this weekend. For more, see our Daytime and Nightlife listings... Read More

Let the Shopping Begin: Outer Banks Holiday Markets

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Local artists and artisans are bringing out all of their fun goods to make it easy for us to buy holiday gifts again this year. I went to Dowdy Park Market last Saturday morning and was blown away at the variety of goods for sale: jewelry, pottery, photography, woodworks, baked goods, bath and body products, macrame,... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Jennifer and John Minnich of The Village Table & Tavern

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Behind every Outer Banks business are people doing their best to make a living while still finding time to enjoy this beautiful place they call home. In this edition of Get to Know the Locals, you'll meet two of them: Jennifer and John Minnich of The Village Table & Tavern in Duck. Jennifer and John opened The... Read More

Hiking or Forest Bathing? Where to Find the Woods on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Those glorious summer-warm days of fall now seem to be in our rear-view mirror. The weather on the Outer Banks is finally turning brisk, and there’s a nor-easter whipping up to boot. With cool temperatures and a fairly NE hard blow for the rest of this week and all weekend, it's going to be a great time to take refuge... Read More