BALD HEAD ISLAND
Leave your car (it is not allowed) and catch the ferry from Southport. This once pirate hideout for Blackbeard has the oldest light house in North Carolina. Salt marshes, maritime forests and beaches are home to many species of birds and other wildlife. Bring your bicycle, or rent a golf cart, enjoy the serenity of exploring this island.
Charming-Relaxing-Comfortable. A small fishing town that prides its self as the Seafood Capital of the world. In 2000, the total population, according to the U.S. census was only 771. Myrtle Beach is close by for a bigger city experience and so are many opportunities to fish the local waters.