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

Remembering Hatteras Island Heroes: The Mirlo Centennial Commemoration

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Wednesday, August 15, 2018
This Thursday, August 16, 2018, marks history. We’re talking big history too, with local, national and even international significance. The wildest part? It’s all happening right here on Hatteras Island, in the little village of Rodanthe. One hundred years ago, on August 16, 1918, one of the most heroic ocean rescues... Read More

You've Got to Try These 9 Beers on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, November 7, 2017
Outer Banks beer drinkers, rejoice! The Outer Banks is a hub where local and regional products and breweries come together. With an abundance of breweries, vendors and bars featuring flavors distinct to the region, beer enthusiasts love at the selection available in this concentrated area. Here they can find their... Read More

5 Ways to Enjoy Oysters on the Outer Banks Right Now

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Ah, the humble oyster. While unassuming tucked within its rough and wrinkled shell, this seasonal delicacy supports a whole culture surrounding its preparation and consumption. On the Outer Banks oyster season traditionally belongs to the “R” months of September through April (but you’ll find these mollusks available... Read More

7 Awesome Ways to Wrap Up October on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 24, 2017
With less than a week left, we’re in our final moments of reveling in October. This means our last chance to check out some signature fall festivities, like spooky programs and Octoberfests. This week offers opportunities to take advantage of October-only activities, including a couple of annual events and new... Read More

See the Real Outer Banks at Local Festival and Events

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, October 17, 2017
The Outer Banks plays host to thriving community and cultural scenes. From artists to anglers to athletes, people of all backgrounds and passions bring mutual support and enthusiasm to the table. Activities and programs coming up celebrate all different facets of the community, and this week offers ample opportunity... 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