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The Best Books to Read This Summer During Your Topsail Island Beach Vacation

Is there anything as relaxing as a warm summer day, a cool drink in hand, and waves slowly rolling in on Topsail Island, as you let your worries and stresses drift away with the tide? Of course there is! Doing so while turning the pages of a great book. Not to get all Fore... View the full post »

How to Have the Best Topsail Island Vacation the Whole Family Will Love

Finding that perfect place to take a family vacation can be a challenge. The kids want the excitement and action. Mom and dad just want to take a break and relax a bit. Luckily on the North Carolina coast, you'll find a place that fits the needs, desires, and challeng... View the full post »

Meet the Sea Turtles of Topsail Island

Have you ever wanted to know all about the majestic sea turtles that visit Topsail Island each year? Every summer our twenty-six miles of pristine beaches are not only your favorite destination but also the favorite destination of dozens of sea turtles. Well this week we ... View the full post »

How to Have the Best 4th of July on Topsail Island

It's hard to believe another summer is upon us. That can only mean one thing; Independence Day is right around the corner. Here on Topsail Island, we know how to throw a birthday party, and there is none bigger than the 4th of July. Gather your friends and family this ... View the full post »

The Ultimate Beach Bag Essentials for Your Topsail Island Beach Vacation

Summer is in full swing and that means long days of soaking up the sun and dipping toes in the Carolina blue ocean. But, before you hit the sand, there are a few essentials you need to take with you to make sure you have the perfect day on the beach. This week we have, arg... View the full post »

The Best Summer Events of 2018 on Topsail Island

Summer has arrived and that means it is time to plan your Topsail Island beach vacation. This year the island has loads of awesome family-friendly events for you to enjoy. Plus many of them are free which is just another advantage of vacationing here. From movies to market... View the full post »

Rainy Day Activities That Will Make Your Topsail Island Vacation Shine

What do you do when your day at the beach gets washed out? Here are fantastic rainy day activities that your whole family will enjoy. From crafts to cooking, there are so many things you can do at your Topsail beach vacation rental. The following are a ton of fun indoor ac... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About a Topsail Island Vacation Rental

Are you thinking about a Topsail Island beach vacation? If you are, we have everything in this post you need to plan your perfect beach vacation. Of course, you might have other questions and if you do, make sure to give one of our friendly reservationists a call at (800)... View the full post »

How to Stay Safe and Have Fun on Topsail Island

It’s the perfect vacation you’ve dreamed of all winter: the glistening sparkle of ocean waves, the comforting warmth of revitalizing sunshine, the all-natural exfoliant of sand between your toes, and the cleansing smell of salty seas filling your lungs. But before yo... View the full post »

5 Amazing Topsail Spring Events You Have to Indulge In

Are you ready for a fabulous spring vacation? One full of rejuvenation? Relaxation? And QUIET? Then Topsail is the place to be for you! Our beaches are serene and pristine. We enjoy a quiet community here, which is perfect for the vacationer who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of d... View the full post »

5 Easy Steps to a Beautiful Spring Beach Refresh for Your Home

Warm sunshine. Brilliant blossoms. Sweet, twittering of birds. It is the most beautiful time of year! A time of renewal: renewed energy, renewed sunlight and longer days, and a renewed desire to decorate! Spring is in the air! The renewed vigor of this time of year often turns our minds t... View the full post »

How to Create a Valentines Dish To Make Your Love Swoon

The sun streams in your window and warms your bed as you deliciously stretch after a deep nights sleep. A smile creeps over your face. For you know, today is Valentines Day in Topsail! You bound out of bed - from the silence that reigns, you know that you are the first one up in the house, per ... View the full post »

5 Free, Beautiful, and Most Wanted Surf City Shells

  Do you remember the joy of collecting shells on the beach as a kid? How you would run and skip along the shore, only to discover quite by accident that there was a lovely shell only poking a tip up through the sand? And then you would gather it with glee, running back to your family’s va... View the full post »

#1 Book to Take to the Beautiful Beach This Summer

  Toes buried in the sand. Sun streaming over you like a crashing wave, seeping into every window in Surf City. Peaceful, rhythmic waves crashing against the shore and calming all your senses. Doesn't this make a lovely picture? And the book in your hand only heightens the intense enjoymen... View the full post »

How to Have the Sweetest Topsail Fourth of July Ever

  It’s here! The 4th of July that is! A day to indulge in cool drinks, gorgeous fireworks, and family and friends. All without breaking your diet or ruining your health. Thats right - we believe that vacation should be a time to indulge while regaining your health rather than damaging your... View the full post »