How To Plan the Perfect Topsail Island Vacation
Plan, prepare, and enjoy!
Now that you have chosen Topsail Island as your vacation destination, let our team at Ward Realty help with the fun part. We are experts on everything there is to do, see, and eat here on Topsail and we love sharing what we have learned with our guests.
Our blog is absolutely full of great information so we suggest you browse the topics to learn more about ... well... just about everything! We have rounded up a few of our most informative blog posts here to get you started.
If you haven't booked your vacation rental yet, our number one suggestion is to BOOK EARLY. Our best rentals get snapped up quickly so now is the time to browse our available rentals, determine the size of your party, figure out your budget, and book it. This is especially true if you have specific requirements (like a rental that is pet-friendly or if you need special accommodations like an elevator).
Once that is done, the rest of your vacation will fall into place. Read on to learn how!
Vacation is the perfect time to try something new, and we have rounded up several unique adventures here. There is something for every interest and budget.
Try beach yoga, informative boat tours, jet ski rentals or a attend a sea turtle release!
Places to eat
Instead of frantically scrolling your phone for restaurants with good reviews (while your family stares at you with hungry faces), plan ahead and eat at one of our favorite Topsail restaurants! Make a list before you visit and enjoy checking them off once you arrive. Read over this post, too!
Want to bring your dog on vacation to Topsail? Read our blog about how to keep them safe from beginning to end.
We even list local vets, link you to a dog park and spell out our leash laws. Be sure to book a pet-friendly rental early as they are limited and go quickly.
Adult's Night Out
If you are lucky enough to have some built-in babysitters in your group (ahem ... grandparents or teenaged cousins, perhaps), you have no excuse not to enjoy Topsail nightlife!
Enjoy our unique restaurants and bars to kick your vacation up a notch.
Read this blog to learn about surfing lingo, where to rent equipment, where the best spot to surf is, and much more.
Topsail Island is getting a reputation as a great place to surf and for good reason. Catch some sick waves this summer!
Topsail is a fisherman's paradise all year round, with various offerings from the sea depending on the season. You can fish from the shore, from a pier, or from a boat.
Fishing is a family-friendly, cost-effective activity and you can rent fishing equipment locally.
It's not fun to talk about but you should make travel insurance part of your vacation plan. It protects you not only in the case of a hurricane or storm, but also in the event of death, sickness, job loss, damage to your vacation home and roadside service!
Topsail on a budget
Read our comprehensive list of everything you can do on Topsail Island and keep your budget on track.
We have tracked down all of the free and inexpensive activities so you don't have to.
We have some of the most stunning golf courses in the state, right here in Eastern North Carolina!
This blog post outlines four of our favorites, including details about their clubhouses and amenities.
Not every day needs to be a beach day. Take some time to browse our local shops, pick up a gift for your house-sitter, and enjoy the air conditioning for a bit!
Our shops offer plenty of unique finds and are a great way to spend the day (and support our local economy).
Here is an amazing list of our top picks, like mini-golf, playgrounds, roller skating, piers, markets and parks.
Our team at Ward Realty Vacation Rentals hopes that this roundup of things to do, eat and see on Topsail has gotten you excited about your next trip to the island.
If you have any questions please never hesitate to contact us. We are here to help!