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

Say Sláinte – It's St. Patrick's Day on the Outer Banks!

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, March 13, 2018
OK you lads and lassies, our favorite day of the year to wear green is here. I don’t know about you, but I love Saint Patrick’s Day – after weeks of gray and drizzly weather, the appearance of green with Saint Patrick’s Day reminds me that the world around us is turning greener and greener as more plants continue to... Read More

Something for Everyone on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Boredom is not an option on the Outer Banks at any time, but that’s especially true this week. The days ahead bring some of the biggest events of the late-spring season, and the hours are jam-packed with options for everyone. Let’s get right to it. Here are my top picks for a week full of fun. Click on the links to... Read More

Whatever You Do on the Outer Banks This Week, Do it Outside

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 24, 2017
I don’t know about you, but to my ears the words Memorial and Day and Weekend, when strung together, signal the start of the summer season. Yes, I know: School is still in session and the solstice is not until June 21. But with the lifeguards back in their stands, thousands of visitors in town, live music in almost... Read More

The Calm Before the Storm

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Photo: Sunset at Miller's Waterfront Restaurant   This week is one of the best times of year to be on the Outer Banks. The weather is dreamy (get a full report here), all of the businesses and attractions are open and the crowds have yet to arrive. This means you can have a stretch of beach all to yourself. You... Read More

Mother's Day on the Outer Banks

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Mother’s Day is days away: Do you have gifts for all the mothers that you want to celebrate? If you don’t, we’re here to help. This week’s blog is your guide to current activities and events that moms will love, whether it’s your mom, grandmother, mom-friends, mother of your children or other motherly figures in your... Read More

MAY Your Week Be Fun

By Hannah Lee Leidy | Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Just like that goofy Justin Timberlake meme announcing, “It’s gonna be May,” we on the Outer Banks are all smiles at the beginning of this month. Summer is on the horizon, and the number of activities increases each week. We’re in luck this week, too, because the bulk of the Outer Banks’s activities are scheduled for... Read More