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Turtle Hatching Season in Bald Head Island

Turtle Hatching Season in Bald Head Island

Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Seeing a baby sea turtle hatch is a rare and exciting occasion. Sea turtles have long been a symbol of open water and a favorite of the marine creatures. Did you know nearly all species of sea turtles are classified as endangered? Sad, but true. These turtles are a fundamental link in marine ecosystems by helping maintain the health of sea grass beds and coral reefs. Not to mention they are so cute! We are halfway through nesting season (mid-May to...

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9 Options for 7 Nights on Bald Head Island

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Summer has finally come, but it will be gone before you know it. When’s the last time you’ve spent a summer on Bald Head Island? You have 7 nights, 9 options for discounts on the summer vacation of your dreams. Our  specials page has plenty of deals and discounts to get your family on the island for 10-30% off published rates. Which scenario would you like to reserve this summer?  Family Fun for Everyone! Bald Head Island is the perfect...

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5 Ways to Have the Best Vacation Ever

5 Ways to Have the Best Vacation Ever

Posted on Wednesday, July 5, 2017

You might think any time off work and away from home makes for a great vacation and while that is definitely the first step, we know some ways to ensure you have the best vacation. Being in the travel industry, we see our share of vacation fails so we put together a list of things to do, or not do, so you can have your best trip yet.  1 – Pack less. Packing lightly saves you a lot of stress. If you start with the essentials and add just a few...

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Why the 2017 Southern Living Idea House Should Be on Your List of Things to Do This Summer?

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

  The highly anticipated 2017 Southern Living Idea House opened to the public on June 16th on Bald Head Island at Cape Fear Station. This year Whitney Blair Custom Homes, winner of the 2016 Southern Living Custom Builder of the Year award, was chosen to collaborate with designer Eric Moser of Moser Design Group and interior designer, Lindsey Coral Harper based in New York City to complete the project.     The announcement of the Southern...

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4th of July Fun on Bald Head Island

4th of July Fun on Bald Head Island

Posted 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...

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More Reasons to Visit Bald Head Island

More Reasons to Visit Bald Head Island

Posted on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

When you start planning a vacation you might think of going to the Caribbean, perhaps a cruise or all-inclusive resort. Maybe your family tradition is Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, or Destin, Florida. Bald Head Island may not be the first thing you think of if you haven’t visited before but there are plenty of reasons why you should visit. One trip to Bald Head Island will make it your new family tradition as it is truly a place like no other. But don...

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Savoring Summer on Bald Head Island

Savoring Summer on Bald Head Island

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Significant to summer are barbecues in the backyard and umbrella drinks by the pool. Pair that with a Bald Head Island beachfront rental and you have a recipe for a summer vacation you’ll want to savor! Here’s the ingredients you’ll need to make your summer vacation a success.   The base ingredient is family of course. It’s the shell that holds everything together. Instead of getting individual hotel rooms throughout a resort, why not rent a house...

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7 Ways to Have a Fun Family Car Trip

7 Ways to Have a Fun Family Car Trip

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017

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A Look into Bald Head Island History

A Look into Bald Head Island History

Posted on Thursday, June 1, 2017

History may not be our favorite subject but learning the past stories about beloved destinations, landmarks, and traditions can be exciting. There’s more to Bald Head Island than beautiful scenery and pristine beaches. Digging into its history can make you fall even more in love with this charming place. Bald Head Island, which is part of Smith Island, is a unique coastal island located in the mouth of Cape Fear River. It got its name from the dunes...

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Where to Say “I do” in June

Where to Say “I do” in June

Posted on Saturday, May 27, 2017

For over a decade June has been the most popular time of the year to get married in the United States. It’s a month full of sunshine but not extremely hot or humid like July and August. April rain showers are out of the way and vacation time is more prevalent in summer for those exciting destination weddings. With the date picked, where should you say “I do” in June?   If it’s a beach destination you desire than Bald Head Island is our number...

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