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!

Outer Banks Lighthouses Guide 2023

By Molly Harrison | Thursday, April 13, 2023
If you love lighthouses, the Outer Banks is a great place to be. With five lighthouses in a 114-mile span, you can soak up a lot of maritime history, snap some spectacular photos and see some amazing views here. Not only is it exciting to visit each individual lighthouse, it’s also a great adventure to travel between... Read More

Outer Banks Easter Weekend Fun

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, April 5, 2023
It’s spring break and Easter week on the Outer Banks. All the visitors in the restaurants, shops and grocery stores are a welcome sight, and it’s great to see everyone out enjoying the bike paths, beaches and parks on these spring days.  If you’re here, there’s a lot to keep you busy this weekend. It looks like we... Read More

Get to Know the Locals: Brook Sparks of Coast Realty

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, March 28, 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 the Locals, you’ll meet one of them, Brook Sparks of Coast Realty in Nags Head. Brook lists and sells properties through Coldwell Banker and is... Read More

Tickets Still Available for OBX Taste of the Beach

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Foodies rejoice! Outer Banks Restaurant Association’s OBX Taste of the Beach weekend is here. The first events kick off this Friday, March 24, and all weekend long there are food- and beverage-related events at 22 locations from the Currituck mainland and Duck to Roanoke and Rodanthe and everywhere in between. If you... Read More

10 Ways to Welcome Spring on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Spring is less than a week away, and, as expected, the cold winds of March are blowing. Never for a moment think that just because the weather in January and February was delightful that March will be the same. It’s always windy and cold here in March. Kudos, though, to all the college spring breakers for making the... Read More