4 Awesome Local Shops to Buy Gifts


4 Awesome Local Shops to Buy Gifts | Ward Realty

It’s always fun to grab gifts or souvenirs for yourself or loved ones on vacation. They love knowing you thought of them, and it feels good to share the love, even if just with yourself! Here is a list of 4 great places to find the best gifts in Topsail Island!

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The Topsail Trading Company

This cute little shop is located at 201 North New River Drive in Surf City. They specialize in the best fudge you could imagine. With 150 different flavors made almost daily, how could they not be?

They have plain chocolate and a variety of others in brownie, caramel, cheesecake, fruit, nuts, peanut butter, and the list literally goes on and on. It is worth checking them out if you’re a fudge lover!

But they have many other gifts and souvenirs as well. You can get the regular t-shirts, hats, and sweatshirt souvenirs, or you can find unique gifts you may not see every day. They even have different kinds of jewelry for different budgets.

You can browse their Topsail Trading Company website to get a better idea of what they have, or just pop on over and check it out for yourself. It’s so worth the trip!

Spinnakers Surf Shop

If you’re needing any beach gear or a great gift for that surf lover in your family, this shop has your back. They have a lot of great items like surf boards, of course!

But they also have a great selection of umbrellas, t-shirts, hats, sandals, bags, drink bottles, women’s swim wear and clothes, board shorts, socks, patches, stickers, and much more.

It’s a perfect shop to grab a souvenir or gift with that surf lover vibe!

But if you’re in the market for a good board and a knowledgeable, friendly staff, this locally owned shop is the best place to go on the island. They will help you pick out what’s right for you with their “no pressure” approach. You will feel right at home with them.

They’re located at 111 N. Shore Dr, Surf City, (right across from the beach), or you can check them out on their Facebook page!

4 Awesome Local Shops to Buy Gifts | Ward Realty

Sandy Toes Boutique

This women’s boutique offers exclusive brands at affordable prices, ones you won’t be able to find for miles around on this island. They have brands like Tyler Boe, Joy Joy, Jade, Kerisma, Kut from the Kloth, and a whole lot more.

Sandra, the owner, believes women should feel their best in what they’re wearing. Her approach is there are no rules, and you should just wear what makes you feel amazing!

Her patrons must all agree looking at the rave reviews about the friendly staff and well-made beautiful clothes. This is a great place if you need something special for an event, want to get yourself a little something, or are looking for a great gift for a woman in your life.

They’re located at 206 N. Topsail Dr, STE # D, Surf City. You can check out their website Sandy Toes Boutique, or also see them on Facebook.

Quarter Moon Books & Gifts

Books, gifts, clothing, wine bar, and a coffee bar, what more could you need? It’s almost a one-day holiday here, if you can find the right book to spend it with. They have such a wide selection of titles it’d be hard not to!

This locally owned shop has all the great categories of any major retailer, even offering books based in North Carolina. You can find best sellers, new releases, fiction, non-fiction, kids, Young Adult, and even games and puzzles.

Their staff are book lovers too. They offer you their best recommendations if you’re struggling to make up your mind.

If you need a cute little card or gift, they have a selection of women’s casual wear, jewelry, mugs, and other stationary-type gifts to choose from. Or you can grab a bottle of wine from their wine bar.

They also have a coffee bar with a selection of coffees, smoothies, and iced and hot drinks. You can take your refreshment to an outdoor seating area if you’d like to relax a little and enjoy the weather!

About once a month they have an event with guest authors and musicians.

They’re located at 708 S. Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach. Check out their website Quarter Moon Books & Gifts or their Facebook page for more information.


No matter what kind of gifts or souvenirs you want, one of these shops is bound to have something for you. No beach vacation is complete without them, so we hope you find the perfect ones you’re looking for!

And if you’re still making your beach vacation plans, don’t forget to check out our discounts and specials currently going for new reservations!

4 Awesome Local Shops to Buy Gifts | Ward Realty

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