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Bald Head Island overview

Surrounded by picturesque views of beaches and islands, Bald Head Island is known for its natural features. You'll enjoy activities like surfing and boating. Nature lovers will find plenty of places to explore such as Kent Mitchell Nature Trail and Bald Head Island Conservancy. While you're here, stop by Smith Island Museum of History and Bald Head Island Lighthouse. If you're looking for a family-friendly getaway, Bald Head Island is for you.

Where to stay in Bald Head Island

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Bald Head Island has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Bald Head Island with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Bald Head Island hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Bald Head Island hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Bald Head Island

Fly in to Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), 27.9 mi (44.9 km) from downtown Bald Head Island. Myrtle Beach, SC (MYR) is the next closest major airport, 54.4 mi (87.5 km) away.

What to see around Bald Head Island

Fun activities are on hand such as adventure tours, boating, and ferry rides, along with attractions such as:
  • • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail
  • • The Founders Club at St. James Plantation
  • • Southport Marina
  • • Oak Island Golf Club
Known for its family-friendly sights such as:
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
  • • North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
  • • Orton Plantation Gardens
  • • Tregembo Animal Park
Its beaches and wildlife are well known, and favorite spots for nature lovers include:
  • • Bald Head Island Conservancy
  • • Oak Island Beaches
  • • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
  • • Coquina Outcrop
  • • Ocean Front Park
Some highlights of the area include:
  • • Smith Island Museum of History
  • • Bald Head Island Lighthouse
  • • Bald Head Island Visitors Center
  • • Oak Island Lighthouse
  • • North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport

When to visit Bald Head Island

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 72°F day, 34°F night
  • April-June: 85°F day, 47°F night
  • July-September: 91°F day, 60°F night
  • October-December: 75°F day, 34°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 12.20 inches
  • April-June: 6.57 inches
  • July-September: 21.30 inches
  • October-December: 7.48 inches