Hotels in Bald Head Island, North Carolina

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Bald Head Island overview

Bald Head Island is a relaxing place distinct for its beaches and natural features, and known for its ferries and shops. You're sure to appreciate the ample coffee and bar options. 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. A family- and business-friendly area, Bald Head Island also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Bald Head Island

A welcoming city for all, Bald Head Island has a variety of lodging options. There are 26 hotels in the Bald Head Island area, some with discounts of up to 20%.
  • • 9 2-star hotels with an average price of $70 per night
  • • 17 3-star hotels with an average price of $90 per night

Here's the top hotel based on 2963 user reviews of Bald Head Island hotels: Bald Head Island (Bald Head Island)

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 like ferry rides and golf, along with attractions such as:
  • • Kent Mitchell Nature Trail
  • • Southport Marina
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
It's notable for its beaches and favorite places for nature lovers that include:
  • • Bald Head Island Conservancy
  • • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
  • • Coquina Outcrop
  • • Ocean Front Park
  • • Carolina Beach State 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: 90°F day, 47°F night
  • • July-September: 91°F day, 60°F night
  • • October-December: 82°F day, 34°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 12.1 inches
  • • April-June: 11.0 inches
  • • July-September: 21.3 inches
  • • October-December: 11.5 inches