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Destination guide

The adventurous city of Bald Head Island awaits you

The island views and wildlife create a pretty picture of Bald Head Island. Travelers to this relaxing city praise the golfing, sailing and surfing. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Bald Head Island

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Bald Head Island a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bald Head Island

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bald Head Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bald Head Island Conservancy (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Ocean Front Park (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Carolina Beach State Park (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Carolina Beach (14 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Freeman Park (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bald Head Island

The nearest airport is in Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), located 27.9 mi (44.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR), which is 54.4 mi (87.5 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Bald Head Island?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 263 house rentals around Bald Head Island. From 205 Houses to 10 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Bald Head Island is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bald Head Island?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bald Head Island:

  • South Beach: 97 vacation rentals
  • Cape Fear Station: 46 vacation rentals
  • West Beach: 111 vacation rentals
  • The Hammocks: 138 vacation rentals
  • Middle Island Plantation: 88 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Bald Head Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Bald Head Island. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bald Head Island Visitors Center: 3,030 home rentals
  • Smith Island Museum of History: 3,006 home rentals
  • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail: 2,937 home rentals
  • Bald Head Island Conservancy: 2,882 home rentals
  • Bald Head Island Country Club: 3,049 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bald Head Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Bald Head Island?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 205 Houses in Bald Head Island. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bald Head Island include:

  • Cottages: 10 lodging choices
  • Villas: 20 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 10 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bald Head Island?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 151 vacation homes with pool available in Bald Head Island.