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All You Ever Wanted to Know About Topsail's Sea Turtles

Did you know that when you vacation in Topsail Island, you are also visiting a sea turtle sanctuary? Read on for a quick summary of general sea turtle facts as well as some information specific to your upcoming North Carolina beach vacation. ... View the full post »

10 Awesome Ways To Get Beach Fit For Your Summer Vacation

Topsail Island is 26 miles of gorgeous North Carolina beach paradise. A marathon is 26.2 miles of grueling physical fitness performance. Coincidence? Yeah, it totally is. But that doesn't mean that the combination of beach and fitness isn't a match made in sp... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About Spring Fishing on Topsail Island

Spring is in the air! For all you fishing enthusiasts out there, some of the best fishing of the year is right around the corner. This week we're talking about Spring fishing on Topsail Island. Grab some bait, load up the cooler, and get ready to learn every... View the full post »

Protect Your Topsail Island Vacation With CSA Vacation Insurance

Are you planning your Topsail Island beach vacation? With so many fun things to do and see here on Topsail Island, you're sure to have an amazing stay. While planning your trip don't forget to take a moment to protect your Topsail Island vacation with CSA Vacation Insurance. Here is eve... View the full post »

A Brief Guide to Topsail Island's Unique History

Topsail Island is a unique and beautiful place to vacation. It only takes one brief visit and Topsail Island will be part of your soul. While we are certainly deserving of our reputation for having pristine beaches, a family-friendly atmosphere, and world-class fishing, there is so much more tha... View the full post »

The Locals Guide To The Best of Topsail Island

Here on Topsail Island, we have literally dozens of amazing places to eat. From restaurants featuring our great local seafood to quick and easy places to grab a slice of pizza. You’ll never want for variety during your Topsail Island beach vacation, but this week we're going to pull back the... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About Beach Nourishment

Whether you’re a fan of Topsail Beach, North Topsail Beach or Surf City we all share a common love of our beautiful beaches. Mother Nature however has her own agenda and because of this each of the municipalities on Topsail Island have taken steps to ensure the future health of our beaches. En... View the full post »

The Best New Year's Resolutions of 2018

  2018 is here and soon the weather will be warm, the fishing will be hot, and you will be enjoying dipping your toes in the surf during your Topsail Island Beach vacation. With a new year comes a new opportunity to take your vacation experience to the next level. We love tradition, but if... View the full post »

The Best Authors From Topsail Island You Should Be Reading

  Topsail Island may be famous for things like great seafood, beautiful beaches, and pristine waters, but there is so much more to our community and this week we will look at some of the amazing local authors. From crime novels, to historical fiction and everything in between, the local com... View the full post »

How to Have the Perfect Dog Friendly Topsail Island Vacation

    If you would like to enjoy a Topsail Island beach vacation with your favorite four-legged member of the family then this post is perfect for you. Let's be honest no true family vacation is complete if you have to leave your dog at home. Thankfully we have lots of great pet-friend... View the full post »

The 10 Best Places to Eat on Topsail Island

  Let's be honest, part of a great vacation is great food. Whether you want to try something new and different at a small local place or maybe you're looking for something a little fancy for that special occasion, either way, Topsail Island has the perfect place for you to enjoy ... View the full post »

How to Have an Epic Day Trip from Topsail to Wilmington

Nestled along the gentle Cape Fear River approximately 50 miles south of your Topsail Island vacation you'll find the beautiful port city of Wilmington. With lovely old homes, a thriving historic district, beautiful river walk and home of the USS North Carolina battleship, there is plenty ... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About Beach Driving

  Beach driving is one of the great things about vacationing on Topsail Island. Unlike many beaches in the country, Topsail Island's different communities each allow beach driving at various times of the year with certain conditions. For fall fisherman this is particularly excitin... View the full post »

How to Have a Fantastic Fall Fishing Trip

Fall is here which can only mean one thing. Fall fishing...and no place has better fall fishing than Topsail Island. If you are new to the Topsail Island or to fall fishing on the North Carolina coast then you are in for a treat and this post is for you. If you are an avid angler you'll lo... View the full post »

The Best 5 Fall Recipes of the Year

September 22, is the official start of fall which got us thinking about these amazing fall recipes. Of course, being from Topsail Island we tend to favor seafood dishes. Who can blame us? In this post, we give you five of the best fall recipes of the year. Many of our homes have beautiful kitc... View the full post »