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Discover Bald Head Island NC and Enjoy the Island Lifestyle

Something special happens when you hop on the ferry to Bald Head Island NC. With each passing wave, you start feeling more and more disconnected from the stress, worry and daily grind of your life on the mainland. The closer you get to the island, the more the tension eases. Before long, you find yourself comfortably at ease with the island lifestyle.

This might sound a little dramatic, but this transition does happen and it affects everyone who visits Bald Head Island. If you don't believe it, just give it a try. With its gorgeous climate, generous amenities and laid-back atmosphere, you're going to start planning your next visit before you leave.

Things to Do on Bald Head Island

A visit to Bald Head Island is about enjoying the finer things in life, so you can expect a luxurious and relaxing stay made perfect by the island's excellent amenities. There are two luxurious clubs on the island, the Bald Head Island Club and the Shoals Club. Here, your temporary membership provides you with a wealth of recreational opportunities, including golf, croquet, and tennis. Also, there are an excellent array of fine dining options.

Speaking of dining, Bald Head Island offers an impressive array of choices so you can always expect something fresh and new. From the Spanish-inspired fare at Delphina Cantina to the daily specials at the Maritime Market Café, your taste buds will explode with gratitude at every meal. Nothing goes better with the island's delicious cuisine than its outstanding shopping opportunities, art galleries, gift shops, spas and salons, and other amenities. On Bald Head Island, the selection is just sublime.

However, the most popular attractions on Bald Head Island are its beautiful marinas and stunning beaches. There are three well-equipped and expertly-managed marinas on Bald Head Island – the Bald Head Island Marina, the Indigo Plantation Marina and the Deep Point Marina. Each offers daily, monthly and annual slips and a truly exceptional boating experience. Meanwhile, the beaches offer up all manner of recreation and sport. From scenic bike rides and hikes along the coast to kayaking the streams to sailing, paddleboard, geocaching and more. The opportunities for enjoying the island's splendid outdoor recreations are virtually endless.

There's no better way to get to know the island than with an entertaining and informative tour of the island's most noteworthy and historic locations. From the island's spooky (but fun) ghost walks to paying a visit to "Old Baldy," the island's historic lighthouse, the island's family-friendly tours take you all the way back to the 1500s when the island was first listed on navigational maps.

As if all of that wasn't enough, throughout the year there are several popular events held on Bald Head Island. Popular annual events include the Labor Day Music Extravaganza, Grapes & Hops Month (which runs all October long), the Maritime Classic Road Race and the annual sea turtle nesting.

Plan Your Escape to Bald Head Island NC Today

An escape from daily worry and stress is surprisingly closer than you might think. Take a break and take your family to Bald Head Island NC. With so much to see, do and experience, you're guaranteed to enjoy yourself. Plan your visit today and prepare for the ultimate in relaxation, luxury and refinement. Sure, you're eventually going to have to go back to the mainland, but it's nice knowing that Bald Head Island is always there for you when you need to get away.

For more information about planning your trip, fill out this contact form for the Bald Head Island Chamber of Commerce. We can provide you with everything you need to know about our beautiful island.

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