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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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Holiday Baking Three Easy CrowdPleasers

Holiday Baking: Three Easy Crowd-Pleasers

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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Travel Made Easy  Bald Head Island is a Renters Paradise

Travel Made Easy - Bald Head Island is a Renter’s Paradise

Posted on Friday, December 11, 2015

To keep its relaxed, vacation vibe and protect the natural habitat, Bald Head Island doesn’t allow cars. This means you have a take a ferry over to Bald Head Island. While Bald Head Island is a natural playground for adults and kids, that doesn’t mean you have to pack heavily to enjoy nature’s gifts. Bald Head Island offers a full range of items you may need at an affordable rental rate. There’s no need to lug heavy or oversized items as it’s so...

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11 Golf Cart Safety Tips

11 Golf Cart Safety Tips

Posted on Friday, December 11, 2015

One of the joys of Bald Head Island is the lack of cars. No cars are allowed on the island, which eliminates traffic, reduces the impact on the protected natural environment of Bald Head Island, and provides a relaxed, vacation vibe. Golf carts are easy and fun to drive, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t dangerous. While golf carts go much slower than cars, they are not toys. Accidents happen every year, even on Bald Head Island. Brush up on these...

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14YearOld Bald Head Island Vacationer Gives Back to the Community

14-Year-Old Bald Head Island Vacationer Gives Back to the Community

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015

At first glance, Alex Phillips is just like any other typical ninth grade girl in Virginia. She enjoys hanging out with her friends, playing softball, and going surfing - especially on Bald Head Island, where she has been visiting with her family for the past five years.   However, Alex is anything but ordinary. After losing her beloved aunt to breast cancer in the summer of last year, Alex decided to do something to make a difference that would...

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Shopping at Island Passage Boutique this month

Shopping at Island Passage Boutique this month?

Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015

As a frequent vacationer or resident of Bald Head Island, there is one familiar shopping bag everyone loves to see. The Island Passage brand, a local boutique for clothing and accessories, has been a longtime favorite on Bald Head Island for over a decade. Located a few doors down from Maritime Market, Island visitors can find clothing and gifts from popular brands they love such as Tart, Veronica M, French Connection, Velvet, Free People, and more...

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