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A Lighthouse Lovers Hop

A Lighthouse Lovers Hop

Posted on Tuesday, July 26, 2016

North Carolina is a great place to visit for those who love to explore lighthouses. Used as location markers along the coast lighthouses hold a wealth of history and are intriguing to tour. North Carolina has a total of 9 original lighthouses still standing making this Lighthouse Lovers Hop packed with excitement!  Out of the 9 original lighthouses 5 can be toured and climbed. Our hop starts at Currituck Beach Lighthouse. Red brick towers above...

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Five Beach Bag Must Haves

Five Beach Bag Must Haves

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016

Before you leave your cozy ocean front vacation rental and head out to the 14 mile long pristine beach make sure to grab your beach bag. It’s packed with all the necessities you need for a day in the sand and under the sun! Here are five beach bag must haves so you can spend as much time as you’d like on the beautiful beaches of Bald Head Island.  Our first “beach bag must have” is sunscreen. The sun will shine bright during summer! Even though...

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Fourth of July on Bald Head Island

Fourth of July on Bald Head Island

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2016

Bald Head Island really knows how to celebrate July 4th! Join the Old Baldy Foundation and Bald Head Island Community in celebrating Independence Day with our signature Golf Cart Parade. The annual parade is a highlight every summer with fun for everyone. Golf carts are the preferred mode of transportation on Bald Head Island and the parade is an opportunity to decorate the island with elaborate golf cart “floats”. Participants will follow tradition...

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Fathers Day at Bald Head Island

Father’s Day at Bald Head Island

Posted on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Spending any holiday at beautiful Bald Head Island is enough of a treat but we are giving a few ideas to make it even more special for Dad this weekend.   Many people can appreciate a great golf course and the Bald Head Island Club has award winning greens to make a perfect day out. If it ends up not being your best performance, you can at least take in the unique scenery as the course winds around lagoons and the maritime forest. Golfers have...

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Why Plan a Destination Wedding

Why Plan a Destination Wedding

Posted on Saturday, May 28, 2016

The question has been asked and you said YES! It’s time to plan your wedding. You’ve dreamt about this day since you were a little girl, a day full of romance and love. However, in reality planning a wedding can be full of family drama and stress. Here are five reasons why destination weddings are the way to go!  Reason #1: Budget Friendly The average American wedding costs over $27,000 and that’s not including the honeymoon. Many resorts offer...

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Four Ideas for Family Fun This Summer

Four Ideas for Family Fun This Summer

Posted on Sunday, May 15, 2016

Forming a strong connection between parent and child takes effort and creativity. Each summer we get the opportunity to spend quality time with our children. We want to create wonderful memories that will last a lifetime. Here are four of our favorite family fun ideas for the summer! A great idea for families who love the outdoors is a walk in the woods. Hiking down nature trails experiencing a variety of wildlife can be an exciting family experience...

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Bald Head Island Weddings A Brides Guide to an Island Wedding Dress

Bald Head Island Weddings: A Bride’s Guide to an Island Wedding Dress

Posted on Saturday, April 23, 2016

You’ve been dreaming about this day since you were a little girl. After searching far and wide for the perfect match, you’re finally ready to ‘say yes’ - a decision you’ll cherish forever. We’re talking about your choice of wedding dress of course! With the storybook setting of  Bald Head Island already in place for your big day - it’s only fitting that your wedding dress embody the same charm and jaw-dropping response evoked by the Island’s scenery...

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Bald Head Island Vacations Top Outdoor Activities for Spring 2016

Bald Head Island Vacations: Top Outdoor Activities for Spring 2016

Posted on Saturday, April 23, 2016

 With the weather turning warm and tourist season still at least a month away, a spring weekend on Bald Head Island is one of the full­time residents’ best kept secrets. Aside from basking in the sun on one of Bald Head Island’s pristine sandy beaches, we’ve listed five more ideas for taking advantage of the outdoors on your next  Bald Head Island vacation .  1. Fishing  Bald Head Island offers great fishing all year round....

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Bald Head Islands Island Retreat Spa and Salon Reopens with New Owners

Bald Head Island’s Island Retreat Spa and Salon Reopens with New Owners

Posted on Friday, April 22, 2016

Springtime brings great news for Bald Head Island residents and vacationers alike, as various new projects and businesses are popping up around the Island. Most recently, the luxurious Island Retreat & Spa has now reopened and is under new management. In true Bald Head Island fashion, the business is a family affair and is now owned by Maritime Market owners, Claude and Melissa Pope, and owned/operated by their daughter and son­in­law, Katie...

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Why Spring 2016 is the Best Time to Book your Bald Head Island Vacation

Why Spring 2016 is the Best Time to Book your Bald Head Island Vacation

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016

Picturesque weather, minimal crowds, and buzzing Island activity are just a few reasons why there is no better time than now to take your next Bald Head Island vacation.  Here are our three favorite things about springtime on the Island and how you can take full advantage of them today!   1. Springtime weather   It’s not too hot and it’s not too cold. While we recommend Bald Head Island vacations all year round (see our article...

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