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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 enjoym... 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 »

How to Have the Best 4th of July in Topsail, NC

    Crack. Bang. Boom! It’s almost the Fourth of July in Topsail, NC! Can you believe it? We are so excited here in Surf City for the 4th! After all, it is one of the most perfect times of summer in North Carolina. It is brilliant, beautiful, and sunny all day long, but the day... View the full post »

Top 3 Interesting and Free Topsail Events This Summer

Ah…the beauty of summer! A beautiful time of rest and relaxation, or so it was when you were young and carefree and in school. Wouldn’t it be lovely to be able to recapture such a feeling this summer, despite your crazy grown-up schedule? Well, North Carolina vacations has a way of doing tha... View the full post »

Top 5 Reasons Topsail is the Place to be This Summer

  Can you believe that it is almost summer?! Well, officially summer begins in a moth, but as we all know Memorial Day marks the unofficial start to summer. Which means that you have just enough time left to begin planning your summer vacation. But if you put it off any longer you just might... View the full post »

How to Have a Fabulous Memorial Day on Topsail Island

  Surprise! It's almost Memorial Day! Which means we have almost arrived at that lovely three-day weekend which just begs for you to take a vacation. A welcome-to-summer vacation that is! For, while the official first day of summer isn't till next month, Memorial Day is the unof... View the full post »

How to Give Mom Her Favorite, Easy Gift in Surf City

        Long, sleepless nights of comforting and rocking, walking the floors with a screaming baby. Sacrificing her body and her diet for over nine months. Unconditional love. These are the gifts that mothers give their children. What have you given your mother recen... View the full post »

How to Delight Your Kids in Under 30 Minutes This Easter

  Nothing gives us, as parents, more joy than bringing delight to our children. Which is why we work so hard to provide them with all the best advantages in life. Because even though they might not think school is fun now, we know that it will help bring them their dream job when they get ol... View the full post »

How to Have a Blast at the Beach on a Budget

The days are lengthening, especially with the start of Daylight Savings, and the sun is shining more and more often now. Work, and kids' school schedules, are still filling up all of your time, seeming to take no notice of the spring weather that is making you long for a vacation. When... View the full post »

3 Awesome and Unique Surf City Events You'll Want to See

Spring is hot upon our heals here in Surf City, NC, and we couldn’t be more happy about it! This is a beautiful time of year to visit us, filled with not-too-hot weather, sunshine, flowers, and the warmth you really need to savor the beach. Spring also brings a few fun events to Sunset B... View the full post »