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!

Success Stories in Outer Banks Community Medical Care

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, July 12, 2023
Medical services on the Outer Banks have expanded and more people than ever have access to care thanks to three federally funded, community-owned nonprofit medical centers and the ever-increasing services at free community clinics in Nags Head and Frisco. With the opening of the new Manteo Community Health Center on... Read More

Loving Live Music on the Outer Banks

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, July 5, 2023
“Live Music is Better, Bumper Stickers Should Be Issued.” Do you know which rock star said that?   It was Neil Young on the track “Union Man” from the 1980 album Hawks and Doves. And while I love that recorded album, I agree with Neil: Live music is totally better. Luckily, on the Outer Banks this summer there are... Read More

The Fourth of July, Outer Banks Style

By Molly Harrison | Wednesday, June 28, 2023
July 4th is a big deal on the Outer Banks. Not only is it peak season for summer visitation and one of the busiest weeks of the entire year, but it's also chock full of Independence Day celebrations and events. We're talking six major fireworks shows and lots of live music, but almost even better than that are the... Read More

Head Boats Fish the Ocean Too

By James Kahle | Tuesday, June 27, 2023
For the average family, an ocean fishing charter is a distant dream – private, luxury and expensive! Many people travel to the Outer Banks understanding its incredible maritime beauty, but few ever see it up close from the bow of a ship. While fishing on the Outer Banks is an amazing experience, expenses, party sizes... Read More

Get to Know a Local: Captain Jay Cudworth, Paradise Dolphin Cruises

By Molly Harrison | Tuesday, June 20, 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 a Local, you’ll meet one of them, Captain Jay Cudworth of Wanchese. All summer long, Cudworth operates the Kokomo for Paradise Dolphin Cruises,... Read More