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Thanksgiving on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, October 30, 2023

It’s hard to believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner!  Thanksgiving is the perfect time to reunite with the family, enjoy great food, and make beautiful memories. After a chaotic year, we could all use a getaway to unwind and recharge. Here’s why we think you should do that in Bald Head Island.  Your Vacation Home Bald Head Island vacation rentals  come in all sizes for small to large groups to comfortably accommodate Continue reading

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Halloween Happenings on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Calling all ghosts and goblins—the days leading up to Halloween are action-packed on Bald Head Island, so mark your calendars! Bald Head Bottle will host a special Halloween couples costume date night on Thursday, October 26th from 5-6:30 pm. Couples in costume will receive a prize for best couple’s costume. Enjoy special wine cocktails, beer, and snacks. The Public Service Auxiliary's annual Chili Supper fundraiser will take place on Continue reading

electric carts and bikers along Federal Road on Bald Head Island

Car-Free and Carefree

Published on Thursday, September 14, 2023

World Car-Free Day is celebrated every year on September 22nd. The day is dedicated to promoting the use of sustainable transportation methods, such as biking, walking and public transportation, to reduce the amount of pollution caused by cars. Bald Head Island, NC is a perfect example of a place that embraces car-free living and is a great destination to celebrate this special day. Cars are not allowed on Bald Head Island. Instead, visitors can get Continue reading

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Plan Your Next Girls' Getaway to Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, August 21, 2023

Bald Head Island, NC, is the perfect place to reconnect with your girlfriends. With its beautiful scenery, mix of activities, and charming shops and restaurants, you're sure to have a relaxing getaway that you'll never forget. Here are a few suggestions for your long-weekend itinerary: Day 1: Arrive at Deep Point Ferry Terminal in Southport, NC, and catch the ferry to the island. You’ll want to purchase your tickets in advance and book your Continue reading

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Pirate Invasion 2023

Published on Thursday, July 13, 2023

Pirate lovers rejoice! The “Pirates Are Coming” Festival, returns to Bald Head Island for a weekend of revelry and mayhem August 2-August 4, 2023. In the 17th and 18th centuries, when pirates ruled the waters off the coast of North Carolina with greed and terror, Bald Head Island was a favorite refuge and base for notorious buccaneers. The waters surrounding Cape Fear were a hideaway for hundreds of pirates, the most famous of which were Continue reading

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Pet Friendly Vacations on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, June 19, 2023

Bald Head Island is a one-of-a-kind place that boasts unmatched beauty everywhere you look. Getting to experience the magic of the island is something you’ll be eager to share with others. Since our beloved pets are often treated just like family, you might wonder if you should bring them. We say YES! You should bring your extended family (aka your dog) to Bald Head Island because we are all pet-friendly here. Since there are no vehicles on Continue reading

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Cheap Thrills on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, June 12, 2023

Bald Head Island, NC is a hidden gem on the coast of North Carolina that offers visitors a serene and peaceful atmosphere that is perfect for a relaxing getaway. One of the best things about Bald Head Island is that there are plenty of free or low-cost activities that visitors can enjoy while they are here ... Visit the Beaches: Bald Head Island is known for its pristine beaches, and they are all free to the public. There are 14 miles of beaches to Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Events 2023

Published on Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 on Bald Head Island promises to be a blast, with family-friendly activities and dining events all weekend long. The Maritime Market is hosting one of its legendary Side Porch Oyster Roasts on Friday, May 26 from 5-7 p.m. Along with steamed oysters, Old Bay shrimp, house-smoked pulled pork, smoked chicken and numerous sides and desserts, you’ll enjoy live music and libations. This event almost always sells out. Register Continue reading


Historic Bald Head Island, Enjoy & Learn

Published on Friday, May 12, 2023

North Carolina is rich with a fascinating history and Bald Head Island is no exception. You might have heard about the miles of pristine beaches but there’s more to the island than just beautiful scenery. Digging into its history can make you fall even more in love with this charming place. Check out some interesting facts about the island as well as some exciting  events  coming up soon! Bald Head Island, which is part of Smith Continue reading


How to Save On Your 2023 Vacation

Published on Friday, May 12, 2023

Temperatures are heating up and summer is beginning. You might be dreaming of a beach vacation or planning one soon. When we finally get to take our family vacation, we want to have a great time without breaking the bank. It’s always nice to have some extra money to spend when we get to our destination, so here are some tips on ways you can save. Be flexible with your dates. Bald Head Island is gorgeous year-round, so you don’t have Continue reading

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