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3 of the Best Ways You Can Help Sea Turtles

  Sea turtles nesting season is quickly approaching on Topsail Island, NC. Sea turtle nesting and hatching season begins on May 1st and continues through October 31st each year in coastal North Carolina. What does that mean for you? Well, residents and vacationers alike play a very important... View the full post »

How to Easily Plan Your Trip to the Wells Fargo PGA Championship

  The Wells Fargo PGA Golf Tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, North Carolina is less than a month away and happens May 1-7, 2017. Are you ready to see all of the golf action live and in-person? Do you have your tickets? Your accommodations? If not, that's okay! There... View the full post »

The Most Popular Family-Friendly Places in Topsail

  Families love Topsail Island and for good reason. Beyond the wide open beaches, the sparkling Atlantic waters and the warm Carolina sunshine, the Southern hospitality welcomes you and the beach vibes bring happiness to your soul. Topsail Island offers the quintessential beach vacation wher... View the full post »

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Topsail Events This Spring

  Spring is coming and Topsail Island, North Carolina is ready! From the beautiful beaches and pristine shoreline to the Topsail towns and local attractions, this is the time of year when things really start to blossom and come alive on the island. The water is sparkling, the sun is shining,... View the full post »

How to Reel in the Most Fish on Topsail

  So, you'd like to go fishing on Topsail Island. Where do you start? Let us help! First, we'd recommend that you read our previous post entitled Everything You Need to Know About Fishing on Topsail Island. Second, make sure you have your NC fishing license (unless you're pier fi... View the full post »

All You Need to Have for the Best Shelling on Topsail

So, what do you need to find the best seashells on Topsail Island? We're so glad you asked! You'll be pleasantly surprised that it doesn't take much to have a very successful shelling adventure. It's not complicated. It's not expensive. It doesn't require special equipmen... View the full post »

What You Need to Know About the Wells Fargo PGA Golf Tournament

If you haven't already heard, there's a well-known golf tournament on the PGA circuit with big-name players coming to Wilmington, North Carolina this May. The Wells Fargo Championship is usually held at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC but this year it's being hosted at Eagle P... View the full post »

3 Simple Steps to the Most Romantic Beach Getaway Ever

Whether it's Valentine's Day or any day, planning a romantic beach getaway doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, it's as easy as 1, 2, 3. All you really need to do is think ahead and remember the small details that make a big difference, and you're well on your way to whis... View the full post »

How to Start Your New Year in the Best Way Ever

  It's that time of year again. A time of new beginnings. A time of looking forward. A time of planning. So how do you go about making sure that you start your New Year off in the best way possible? We're glad you asked. Making your vacation time a priority is one way to do it. You w... View the full post »

What Happens When You Take Your Dog on a Vacation to Topsail

  Have you been considering a pet-friendly vacation with your beloved four-legged friend? There are some really compelling reasons why you should! Not only does your constant companion deserve a vacation, but both you and your pet can reap the many other benefits that come from vacation... View the full post »

Why Winter is the Best Time to Plan Your Summer Vacation

  While you're in the midst of thinking about the drab and dreary days of winter, the impending snowfall, and the colder temperatures that come during this time of the year, you can find solace in knowing that this is the perfect time to plan your summer vacation. In fact, vacation plann... View the full post »

The Best Ways to Explore the Great Outdoors on Topsail Island

  With 26 miles of beautiful beaches and exquisite shorelines, Topsail Island is a little bit off-the-beaten path and well worth exploring. From the oceanside to the soundside and everything in between, you'll find unending ways to get outside in the fresh sea-salt air and embark upon co... View the full post »

3 Big Reasons to Fish in the Fall and Winter on Topsail Island

    The weather may be cooling down but the fishing is heating up during the fall and winter seasons on Topsail Island. Why? One of the biggest reasons is that during the autumn months fish are migrating from the cooler northern waters in search of warmer southern waters. When the summ... View the full post »

Everything You Need To Know About Fishing on Topsail Island

   The southern coast of North Carolina is a fishermen's paradise with its proximity to the warmer Gulf Stream waters and the cooler inshore waters. Because Topsail Island is a barrier island, there are also brackish waters, estuaries and mud flats along with its soundside waters. T... View the full post »

What are the Best Fall Events on Topsail Island?

  Have you been wondering what's happening this fall season on Topsail Island, North Carolina? Well then, this is the blog post for you! We've highlighted the best local festivals, events and things to do during autumn on our island. Topsail events are fun, festive and family-friend... View the full post »