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Posted on Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Saltwater fishing in North Carolina is saltwater fishing at its best. Between surf, inshore, and offshore
locations - from Ocean Isle to the Outer Banks - there is no shortage of opportunity for saltwater
Lucky for us, we don’t have to go far to enjoy one of the best fishing spots of all on the North Carolina
coast. Southeast outdoor...
Posted on Tuesday, September 22, 2015
North Carolina is full of charming towns with unparalleled scenery and has become one of the top states for retirement.
Onlyinyourstate.com recently made a list of the 10 best towns in the state to retire. Among the list of desirable locations is Bald Head Island at number 3. After saving up the majority of your life for the golden years of retirement, Bald Head Island is an ideal spot to kick back and relax. It’s accessible only by boat and...
Posted on Sunday, September 20, 2015
It’s Friday afternoon and you’ve just arrived on the Island. Undoubtedly excited for the trip ahead, you catch the tram to your new home to explore, unpack, and take in your new surroundings in the beautiful escape that is Bald Head Island. It’s usually about this time that reality (and your stomach) starts to set back in… ‘What are we going to eat for dinner?’
Luckily, the Island offers some pretty great choices to meet the...
Posted on Friday, September 18, 2015
We hope you all enjoyed last week’s ‘Last Summer Drink.’ If you missed it, you can find the recipe here . This week we’re going to break down how to make the perfect Dark n’ Stormy, a rum and ginger beer concoction, perfect for the weeks leading up to Halloween. There are several variations on this Bermudan national drink however, we are going to show you an easy twist on the original, made popular here in the United States. You’ll need a...
Posted on Sunday, September 13, 2015
Imagine your perfect weekend.
Would you bring your friends and family? Or have a quiet weekend by yourself?
Practice yoga? Or go for a long run? Go shopping? Eat good food?
Explore art galleries? Or browse designer homes?
Enjoy a wine tasting? Eat a lot of cake…?
What about all of the above, all in one weekend – and all in support of a good cause? Bald Head Island and the Susan G. Komen Foundation are excited...
Posted on Sunday, September 13, 2015
Before we switch over to mulled wine and spiced eggnog, we think it’s time for one last summer drink here on Bald Head Island. Watch as our guests, Lauren and Jason, show us how to make a killer spicy concoction perfect for your next brunch.
Make sure to tune in again next week when we ask Jason and Lauren for their spin on a Dark and Stormy, right here in the Bald Head Island...
Posted on Friday, September 11, 2015
Post-summer blues and back to work woes make it a better time than ever to take that boys’ weekend you’ve been wanting. Here are 5 good reasons why Bald Head Island should be at the top of your list this Fall.
The mountain weekends are coming but it’s not time to get out the snow gear just yet; the water’s still warm and the fish are still biting (Bluefish, Grouper, Flounder.... ) off the sunny...
Posted on Tuesday, August 18, 2015
As summer winds down and Labor Day is around the corner, there are still plenty of warm beach days left of the year. Where better to spend them than one of the best beaches around? Bald Head Island was named in the Top 5 Best Beaches in North Carolina by CBS New York! It’s the only beach on the list that you take a ferry and really get away from it all . Along with miles of beachfront, the Island offers maritime forests and marshes, golf...
Posted on Tuesday, August 11, 2015
The Order of the Long Leaf Pine award is one of the most sought after and cherished awards conferred by the Governor of North Carolina. This high honor is presented to North Carolinians who have a proven track record of service to our state. The award was created in 1963 with honorees receiving a certificate by which the Governor confers upon the recipient the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary privileged to enjoy fully all rights granted to...
Posted on Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Each year in August, pirates invade Bald Head Island and take over, declaring their loyalty to the island with good reason. In the 17th and 18th centuries, pirates ruled the waters off the coast of North Carolina and the Village of BHI was a favorite refuge and base for the buccaneers. Many pirates would stop here to replenish their provisions and bury their booty. Infamous pirates Stede Bonnet and Edward Teach (Blackbeard) made it their hideout...