3 East Coast Island Vacations You Shouldn’t Miss

When you think of an island getaway, you might first think of places like Hawaii, Tahiti and the Bahamas. Not only are these places expensive, but traveling to them isn’t cheap. You might not know that there are some great island alternatives close by on the East Coast. Here are three great island destinations to consider for your next beach vacation.

The Island of Tranquility

Off the coast of southern North Carolina is Bald Head Island, where you can leave your car behind and use golf carts to get around. There are many historic sites to explore, plenty of beaches to relax on and all kinds of fresh seafood. Bald Head Island vacation rentals are available on the beach within earshot of the crashing waves or in the secluded maritime forest for that extra layer of peace you’ve been craving.

The Island of Activities

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Recreational Vacations on Bald Head Island

When you think about going on an island getaway you probably don’t think about North Carolina, but you might want to. Bald Head Island is a quick ferry boat ride from Southport, but once you get there you’ll feel like you’ve been transported to a different land entirely.

Rental Homes

There are several Bald Head Island vacation rentals to choose from. Whether you want a cozy Bed and Breakfast close to town or a large beach house with an ocean view, you’ll find it on the island.

Wildlife

Bald Head Island is a perfect for wildlife viewing. If you like bird watching, you’re especially in luck. Bald Head Island is home to osprey, eagles, herons, egrets, kingfishers and sandpipers. For a closer look at the local wildlife you can rent a kayak or a canoe and quietly paddle up Bald Head Island Creek.  

Boating and Fishing

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