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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

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"Hoppy" Easter from Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, March 13, 2023

Easter weekend on Bald Head Island will be hopping with fun activities for families, delicious dining options, and events supporting local nonprofits. Make your plans now to get in on the action! Friday, April 7 From 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1-2:30 p.m., the Bald Head Island Club is holding a craft workshop for kids ages 5-12 as a part of its “Easter Fest.” Later that afternoon, from 2-3 p.m., a Cornhole contest will take place on the multipurpose Continue reading

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Celebrate Father’s Day on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, March 21, 2022

Father’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate the man of the house and we have some great suggestions on how to do it. Bald Head Island has something for everyone and it has become a place for families to travel to year after year to make special memories. With unmatched scenery, miles of beaches, a pristine golf course, and stunning luxury homes, it’s sure to be the destination Dad will love.   Golf is a favorite pastime of the Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Your New Year Resolutions

Published on Sunday, November 28, 2021

The end of the year brings holiday parties, family gatherings and thoughts about the new year to come. Many people start thinking about new healthy or productive habits they want to create in their life. Unfortunately, some won't go beyond thinking about them. It's always great to look for ways to improve and studies show that actually making specific goals to reach help you make the most improvement. Whether it's about weight loss, a healthier diet Continue reading

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Our Bald Head Island Gift Guide

Published on Monday, November 22, 2021

This time of year is called a season of giving. While being together is the most important thing, you might still be looking for the perfect gift for someone special. We rounded up some of the most popular gifts this year so hopefully you can finish your holiday shopping this week!    Customized gifts  are always popular. Beach cups, wine tumblers, totes, hats – with some personalization, no one can walk away with yours Continue reading

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Have a Bald Head Island Christmas

Published on Friday, October 29, 2021

We can’t promise you a white snowy Christmas but you can have a white sand Christmas here on Bald Head Island! What better way to finish the year than a beach getaway with your favorite people? It will be here faster than you know so you have to plan ahead and pick out your Bald Head Island vacation rental to accommodate your whole crew. We have some tips to make it your best holiday trip yet.   When choosing your vacation home, you want Continue reading

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Spend Memorial Day at the Beach

Published on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Looking forward to Memorial Day? Last year, many of us were holding down our home fort but this summer will be different. Restrictions have been lifted, vaccines are available, and travel is picking back up. It’s time for a vacation and we think Bald Head Island is the perfect place to spend your time off. If you need help convincing your crew, here are our top reasons the island is ideal for Memorial Day.    The Beaches   Continue reading

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Plan Your Bald Head Island Mother’s Day

Published on Friday, February 26, 2021

Mom called and we know what she wants this Mother’s Day. A trip with her favorite people to the most beautiful spot in the country. We can get overwhelmed with what to get people sometimes when nothing seems enough to express our appreciation. Moms are the glue that hold the whole family together and it’s hard to repay them for all they do. This year, instead of a gift with a 50/50 chance she’ll ever use, give her the Bald Head Continue reading

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Bald Head Island Brings You Home for the Holidays

Published on Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Tis the season once again on Bald Head Island. Where the average highs during the holidays are 60 degrees and the lows are just low enough to welcome a new season! The island is full of family fun during this time of year. Here’s why you should make Bald Head Island your home for the holidays! Thanksgiving Day Weekend Four days of family fun on beaches that stretch for 14 miles with the sun rising and setting over the Atlantic Ocean each day Continue reading

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Spend the Final Days of Summer Relaxing on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The Labor Day holiday weekend marks the final days of summer and it is right around the corner. Summer 2020 has been a wild ride and if you’re like me you want to get off that ride and enjoy the final days of the season at a stress-free location. Bald Head Island is the perfect place to spend your last days of summer. As soon as you board the ferry a sense of peace consumes you. There is no traffic or road rage where you’re going. In fact Continue reading

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5 Romantic Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day on Bald Head Island

Published on Friday, January 31, 2020

When the rest of the world is sending flowers, buying chocolates and making dinner reservations, you are planning a Valentine’s Day that’s unforgettable. A weekend on the laid back and romantic island of Bald Head. A short ferry ride over to an island that promotes love and relaxation. Here are five romantic ways to spend Valentine’s Day on Bald Head Island. Bald Head Island’s beautiful beaches promote passion. With 14 miles of pristine beaches, Continue reading

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Ring in 2020 on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, December 23, 2019

Say goodbye to 2019 and hello to 2020 on the beautiful island of Bald Head. A short ferry ride and you’ve arrived on a laid-back island where there are no cars and no worries or cares. What better way to start 2020 then in a completely relaxed state! Here’s some of our favorite places on the island to celebrate. Starry Night at Bald Head Island Club The Bald Head Island Club throws an exciting New Year’s Eve bash starting with a six-course dinner Continue reading

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Christmas on the Beach, NC

Published on Thursday, December 12, 2019

Reasons to Spend Christmas on the Beach on Bald Head Island When the end of the year approaches, so does the cold that often comes with it. People all around the globe often have to break out a layer or two more than normal and brace themselves for the long winter. But here on Bald Head Island , we don’t have to worry about freezing temperatures and snowstorms. Instead, we can focus on the good Continue reading


How to Throw a Destination New Year’s Eve Bash on Bald Head Island!

Published on Monday, December 2, 2019

On New Year’s Eve we say goodbye to the old and hello to new possibilities. Top New Year’s Resolution for 2020 is to boost energy and stress less. How appropriate to celebrate this fresh start at one of the most energizing, stress-free spots in the US, Bald Head Island! To keep your planning as laid back as possible, here are 5 simple tips to throwing a New Year’s bash on Bald Head Island.  GUEST LIST First thing you must do is create a guest Continue reading

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Holiday Crafts in Bald Head Island

Published on Saturday, November 16, 2019

We love the holiday season on Bald Head Island! The charming island community is the best place to spend time with family and friends. Some people go all out for the holidays and others enjoy just a couple of crafts or baking traditions. The people you spend it with is most important but we have a few fun ideas for getting crafty on Bald Head Island. Want to do some light decorating at your Bald Head Island vacation rental ? Most homes are so luxurious Continue reading

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Celebrate Halloween on Bald Head Island

Published on Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Can you believe Halloween is right around the corner? It seems like every year just flies by and now our favorite spooky holiday is just a month away. If you have kids, this might not surprise you since you have most likely been working on some costumes. Every season in Bald Head Island brings exciting events and this Fall season will not disappoint. Mark your calendars and book your island trip today! The Shoals Club will host a Halloween party on Continue reading

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A Bald Head Island Father’s Day to Remember

Published on Monday, May 20, 2019

After pampering Mom for Mother’s Day, our special day for Dad comes right up. A lot of the things our fathers do for us are hidden behind the scenes but we know they work hard for the family. If you’re spending time on Bald Head Island, we have some ideas Dad will love for Father’s Day.  Bald Head Island boasts one of the most beautiful golf courses in the Southeast. The stunning course wraps around freshwater lagoons, through Continue reading

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Mother’s Day on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, May 7, 2019

They say mothers make the world go round. We know they deserve all the love and pampering they can get every day but there is one day in particular just for them. If you’re spending this Mother’s Day on Bald Head Island, we’ve got some great ideas to make her feel special. Spa Day - Everyone loves a little pampering and Island Retreat Spa and Salon is just the place for Mom to get some special treatment. The Refresher Package includes a massage, Continue reading

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Celebrate Easter on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Daylight Savings time is a wonderful time to remind us of all the good things coming. An extra hour of sunlight, warmer days, spring break, and Easter! The Easter holiday is a fun time to get the whole family involved. If you are on Bald Head Island for Easter, you are in for a treat! We’ve got some great things in store for you. If you won’t be on the island, you can still enjoy some of these cute crafts the kids will love. Easter on Continue reading

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Gearing up for the New Year with 7 Goals

Published on Saturday, December 15, 2018

How can it already be the end of 2018? Every year seems to fly by even faster than the last. With a new year right around the corner, many are thinking of ways they can better themselves or their circumstances. Here in Bald Head Island, we are planning out our year and ways we can make 2019 our best year yet. Take the Trip – Stop telling yourself “one day…” and book the trip! Travel! Many people know how much time they can Continue reading


Make Mother’s Day 2018 Unforgettable on Bald Head Island

Published on Sunday, May 6, 2018

Are you still looking for a wonderful Mother’s Day gift for the woman in your life?  If so, a trip to Bald Head Island may be a great option. Here are five BHI experiences that she will remember for years to come.  Plan a weekend trip to Bald Head Island.  BHI frequently offers specials for vacation rentals.  You can regularly check our website or get notifications via email.  Guests can also receive exclusive offers like Continue reading

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5 Tips for an Easy yet “Eggcellent” Easter Brunch on Bald Head Island

Published on Sunday, March 25, 2018

The whole family is heading to Bald Head Island for Easter weekend. You can’t wait for pristine beaches and that laid-back lifestyle you have so missed. Of course, traditions are hard to break, and the family is still expecting that extraordinary Easter brunch you put on every year. Here are 5 easy tips to an “eggcellent” Easter Brunch without spending your vacation in the kitchen.  Set a charming table . Most likely you are Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day on Bald Head Island

Published on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

As soon as the hustle and bustle of the end of the year holidays dies down, Valentine’s Day just creeps up on us. Here we are again with the romantic holiday just around the corner. Have you made your plans yet? Bald Head Island offers unmatched beauty which means anything you choose to do will be hard to top if the stunning island is your backdrop. Here are some of our favorite ideas for things to do with your significant other this Valentine’s Day Continue reading


18 Ideas for New Year’s Resolutions in 2018

Published on Friday, December 29, 2017

The New Year is quickly approaching and the holiday season is upon us. Many people have already engaged in retrospection about their decisions during 2017. New Year’s resolutions are a great way to recommit to changes that you have been wanting to make in your life.    What follows is a list of 18 resolutions that you may want to implement in the next few days.  If you are looking for a few ways to enhance your life in 2018, these simple Continue reading

Warm Holiday Wishes

Published on Thursday, December 21, 2017

Wishing you and your family a happy holiday season and 2018 filled with joyous times on the beach. Continue reading

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Ring in the New Year on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Are you already planning for 2018?  If so, you are not alone. Many people are ordering their 2018 calendars, preparing for holiday gatherings and looking forward to taking some vacation time.   We believe a great way to celebrate the holidays or transition into the new year is with a getaway to Bald Head Island. The temperature is around 65 degrees, the beaches are calling and the attitude of everyone here is festive. It is the perfect Continue reading

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Your Bald Head Island Gift Guide

Published on Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Christmas is only a couple weeks away! Have you gotten all your gifts yet? If you need a last minute gift or an idea for a future special occasion, we have some suggestions that are sure to make someone’s day. Things are nice but you can’t keep them forever. We are going to go over some great Bald Head Island activities that anyone can enjoy because the memories are what really last. Many of us love sea turtles and it’s always a treat to see them Continue reading


Island Inspired Holiday Recipes

Published on Friday, December 1, 2017

Whether you live in the coastal Carolinas or just like to visit, some of your fondest memories may be of the food that you’ve had in the area. Bald Head Island is the home to some of the best restaurants in Eastern North Carolina.  In this blog post, we share how you can add some island inspiration into your holiday meals. From seafood to dessert, there are island inspired dishes to satisfy every palate.    If you are having Continue reading


Season’s Greetings from Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Holiday season is in full swing! This is one of the happiest times of the year. What better way to spend it than with friends and family on Bald Head Island? With temperatures in the 60’s, the season is shaping up to be merry and the beaches are welcoming. The island is alive with plenty to do! Why Make Bald Head Island your Home for the Holidays The Atmosphere  When you arrive after an enjoyable ferry ride, you’re forced to slow down with only Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping and a Day of Golfing on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, October 30, 2017

Bald Head Island is one of our favorite weekend getaways. A short ferry ride away and you feel like you’re in another world. Untouched acres of beach, marsh and maritime forest preserves along with intimate Bald Head Island vacation rental neighborhoods create a quiet atmosphere. There are plenty of activities to do on the island including a few of our favorites: Golfing and Shopping.  The Bald Head Island Golf Course was originally designed Continue reading


How to Celebrate Halloween on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, October 16, 2017

If you are looking for a new way to celebrate Halloween, look no further than a weekend or day trip to Bald Head Island.  While we have several great events occurring during the month of October, our Halloween Celebration will be among the most popular activities we host during the season.   Beginning on Friday, October 27th, kids will be able to attend parties with costume contests and trick-or-treat caravans during Halloween weekend. Continue reading

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Things to do this Winter in Bald Head Island

Published on Thursday, October 5, 2017

On a recent online poll, readers were asked what was their favorite time to visit Bald Head Island. While some did have a favorite season, the majority said any time on the island was wonderful. So if you’re wondering if this winter is a good time to plan a Bald Head Island vacation , it is! Here are some reasons why: It’s not too cold! Some look forward to freezing temperatures and snowy activities but others want the chill of a winter season for Continue reading

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How to Preserve Your Bald Head Island Vacation Memories

Published on Monday, August 28, 2017

  One of the best parts of vacationing on Bald Head Island is organizing and sharing your travel memories with loved ones.  While we live in a digital age where you can share pictures directly from your smartphone to your Facebook profile at the push of a button, in this article we share a few old-school ways to preserve your vacation memories.    Create A Memory Box   You may save your Passport to Paradise from Delphina Coastal Continue reading

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Labor Day Fun on Bald Head Island

Published on Saturday, August 12, 2017

The end of summer is approaching. It seems to fly by faster and faster each year. Before you start mourning the end of this cherished season, how about one last summer fling during Labor Day weekend! You have three days to enjoy the end of summer. What better way to do it than on the beautiful beaches of Bald Head Island! The forecast is clear to sunny skies with temperatures in the low 80’s during the day and low 70’s at night making Continue reading

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4th of July Fun on Bald Head Island

Published on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The 4th of July is an exciting time to visit Bald Head Island . Full of festivities, there is so much fun to fit in throughout this Independence Day celebration. Here’s a list of our favorite four events you won’t want to miss on the 4th of July!  #4 Scavenger Hunt Meet at the Sail Shop on Tuesday, July 4th at 10:30am for an exciting Kayak Scavenger Hunt! Explore the creeks on Bald Head Island. Do you prefer land over sea? Then head to the Shoals Continue reading

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Memorial Day Weekend Fun on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, May 15, 2017

It’s time for sunshine and tan lines! Summer is right around the corner. What better way to kick it off than a three day holiday weekend! Bald Head Island welcomes back summer with cool events throughout the weekend. Memorial Day weekend celebrations begin on Saturday, May 27th with three days full of parties, kid’s activities and more! Who didn’t love field day when they were kids? Head to the Shoals Club at 11am for “Beach Day”. This exciting family Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayo Celebrations on Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, April 17, 2017

Planning a trip to Bald Head Island during Cinco de Mayo? If so, we have some great events planned including authentic Mexican cuisine. Not to mention delicious margaritas! Bald Head Island Club invites you to a Cinco de Mayo pool party from 11am-2pm. Festive food and specialty drinks will be included in this outdoor event! The celebration continues that evening in the Grille or Palms Room with authentic Mexican dinner specials and drinks. For reservations Continue reading

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An Easter Celebration on Bald Head Island

Published on Sunday, April 2, 2017

Spring into the season with Bald Head happenings that will have you hopping all over the island! Easter weekend is full of bunny sightings, colorful egg findings and delicious brunch dining. Bald Head Island offers it all to you for an unforgettable Easter celebration! It’s picture time! The Easter Bunny can be spotted in two locations over the holiday weekend. On Saturday, April 15th on the grounds of Old Baldy you can meet the Easter Bunny as well Continue reading

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A Trip For Two This Valentine’s Day

Published on Tuesday, January 24, 2017

A subtropical island with breathtaking sunsets, untouched acres of beach and intimate vacation rentals surrounded by natural beauty. Romance blooms on Bald Head Island! Why not plan a trip for two this Valentine’s Day and we’ll plan the rest…  Wake up leisurely to a cup of coffee on the veranda of your quaint cottage with magnificent views of the ocean. It’s your day so you are not in a hurry but you would like a little adventure on Valentine’ Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend on Bald Head Island

Published on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Whether you live to work or long to play Labor Day is the one holiday that celebrates you! Bald Head Island commends you for another year of hard work with a long weekend full of fun. Here’s what we’ve got planned this Labor Day weekend !  First Friday Fire Pit event happens on September 2nd. Get cozy around the fire pit enjoying cocktails, appetizers and good company. A stunning sunset will set the tone for a perfect weekend! Saturday Continue reading

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Fourth of July on Bald Head Island

Published 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 Continue reading

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Father’s Day at Bald Head Island

Published 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 Continue reading

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Spring Time in Bald Head Island

Published on Monday, March 14, 2016

Sunday, March 20th, 2016 marks the first day of spring! With temperatures in the 70’s and a bright blue sky, you’ll want to spend most of your time on Bald Head Island outdoors. The month of March welcomes spring and celebrates Easter with a variety of outdoor activities. Follow us on Pinterest for more holiday ideas!  Spend the day at Bald Head Island on an Island Nature Tour . Follow professional naturalists as they guide you to Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day on Bald Head Island

Published 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 Continue reading

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Holiday Baking: Three Easy Crowd-Pleasers

Published 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 Continue reading

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

Published 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 Continue reading


Give Thanks on Bald Head Island

Published on Friday, November 6, 2015

Instead of your same old Thanksgiving traditions, shake it up by taking your mind off all your obligations to spend time relaxing with family and giving thanks on Bald Head Island. Generally when visiting BHI, you’ll spend your time biking, walking, fishing, and lounging on the beach. Off-season on the island doesn’t stop any of those things, it just slows them to a perfectly blissful crawl.  Here’s just a taste of how you could Continue reading


Your Bald Head Island Thanksgiving

Published on Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Bald Head Island is the ideal destination for making lasting memories. Stunning scenery, a relaxing environment, and luxury rental homes draw people in to a peaceful island vacation. As you finalize your holiday plans, we decided to go over some reminders so your Thanksgiving away-from-home goes just as planned.   Accommodations: Make sure you have an accurate head count so everyone gets a comfortable place to sleep. Bald Head Island vacation rentals Continue reading

Celebrate Independence Day on Bald Head Island

Published on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Temperatures and entertainment are heating up around the island. Special festivities start on Thursday, July 2nd and there are still select houses available to rent for the holiday weekend. Nature lovers will appreciate such activities as the Sea Turtle Patrol, Turtle Walk and Birding BHI.  Adventure seekers will appreciate the Patriot Paddle Excursion, Kayaking the Creeks or Beach Bootcamp.  There’s also Bald Head After Dark activities Continue reading

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