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Surprise your Sweetheart with a Valentines Day on Bald Head Island

Surprise your Sweetheart with a Valentine’s Day on Bald Head Island

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016

We can think of no better place to spend a romantic Valentine’s Day weekend than right here on Bald Head Island. With Valentine’s Day falling on a weekend this year, the holiday is the perfect excuse to take that last minute getaway you’ve been wanting. We’ve come up with our top list of activities-for-two to help you earn brownie points with your sweetheart and make the most out of your Valentine’s Day on Bald Head Island.    1. Couples massage...

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3 Ways to Improve WorkLife Balance in 2016

3 Ways to Improve Work-Life Balance in 2016

Posted on Sunday, January 10, 2016

Where did the year go? If your 2015 had one too many overworked days and two few memorable weekends - then stick with us. This year, we’re making a point to introduce more work-life balance with these three strategies to make 2016 a year to remember.  1. Keep a Gratitude Journal   I know it sounds silly. Nobody keeps journals anymore - right? We have enough to do already just to make it to work on time. However, it’s been proven time and time...

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Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Running Trails on Bald Head Island

Posted on Sunday, January 10, 2016

On Bald Head Island, there’s a route for every runner. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out on a new year’s resolution - Bald Head Island’s relatively flat, picturesque scene is the perfect place to get in your daily run.    Intermediate/Advanced - 7 miles +    This long loop around the island totals just over 7 miles. Jumping in anywhere along the route, you’ll run past some of the most coveted scenery on the...

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48 Hours on Bald Head Island

48 Hours on Bald Head Island

Posted on Sunday, January 10, 2016

With recent studies showing that weekend trips are the key to work-life happiness - we came up with a great plan for squeezing adventure and relaxation into 48 hours on Bald Head Island.    Friday 4:30pm It’s ferry time! One thing that differentiates Bald Head Island from other destinations is that the journey to get there is half of the fun. Taking off from Southport, North Carolina - you’ll leave your cars behind and board the ferry at Deep...

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A Golf Course Review Bald Head Island

A Golf Course Review: Bald Head Island

Posted on Sunday, January 10, 2016

What’s it like to play on one of the top golf courses on North Carolina’s coast? We take a look at the history, renovation, and experience behind the Bald Head Island Golf Course.   History The Bald Head Island Club golf course originally opened in 1974, and was designed by George Cobb, famous for the Par 3 course at Augusta National and over 100 other southeastern course designs. Cobb’s Bald Head Island creation has garnered a number of lofty...

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What do I do about Groceries on Bald Head Island

What do I do about Groceries on Bald Head Island?

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2015

We’ve been asked this question a lot lately. Maybe it’s because we use the words ‘peaceful oasis’ ‘remote island’ and ‘charming escape’ to  describe vacations on Bald Head Island . However, ‘remote’ and ‘isolated’ doesn’t mean you have to go hungry; in fact, just the opposite. With an exceptional grocery store in Maritime Market, and plenty of restaurants to choose from, you’ll be sure to eat like kings and queens when on the island.  Here...

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Bald Head Island Baking Three Easy CrowdPleasers for the Holiday Season

Bald Head Island Baking: Three Easy Crowd-Pleasers for the Holiday Season

Posted on Monday, December 21, 2015

When vacationing on the peaceful oasis of Bald Head Island, the last thing you want to worry about is what you’re going to feed everyone at mealtime. While some houses can accommodate large baking sessions - like this one with two ovens - we want you to spend your time this holiday season where it really counts, with the ones you love.  So here are three tested, kid-approved recipes that are a cinch to make, and even easier to clean up...

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Hiking on Bald Head Island Offers AllSeason Excitement

Hiking on Bald Head Island Offers All-Season Excitement

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015

When the great outdoors offers as much beauty as the forests of Bald Head Island, there’s no reason to stay inside. There are so many things to enjoy about the wide variety of scenic locations on Bald Head Island, and so many ways to enjoy them. Cart tours, biking, geocaching, beach walking, birding, paddle boarding, sailing, and canoeing are all fantastic ways to take in the sights.  Hiking is a favorite way for locals and visitors to experience...

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Top 5 Things to do if Spending Christmas on Bald Head Island

Top 5 Things to do if Spending Christmas on Bald Head Island

Posted on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

1. Have a Christmas tree There is no better time than now to trade in the holiday parties and overcrowded stores for a peaceful Christmas vacation on Bald Head Island. And just because you (smartly) opt to spend Christmas at the beach, doesn’t mean you have to spend it without a Christmas tree. Conveniently, the  Maritime Market is selling Christmas trees this year, and they're on sale now for only $39.99. Additionally, the Bald Head Island...

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Winter Birding on Bald Head Island

Winter Birding on Bald Head Island

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2015

Winter may offer a chilly setting on Bald Head Island, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to do. Whether you’re a bird enthusiast or just want to experience some of the natural beauties of the island, birding Bald Head can be a memorable experience for the whole family. There are many species of birds that inhabit Bald Head Island and though ground birds might be scarce, others enjoy the cooler weather and make for exciting hiking and photo...

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