The Best Games, Movies & Activities For Your Beach Vacation
Vacation is all about fun.
Today we are going to give you some great ideas to make the most of your Topsail Island beach vacation! Beach-y movies, simple games, and crowd-pleasing activities all join forces, whether you are looking for ways to pass the time on a rainy day in your vacation rental or get out and explore everything Topsail Island has to offer.
Not on vacation at the moment? Try channeling these same vibes at home, complete with a picnic, fruity drink and beach music.
Now, we will explore our picks for the best games, movies and activities for your beach vacation.
The best games to be played on a beach vacation are always age-appropriate, simple and fun. We also love classics like Go Fish, Old Maid, Crazy 8's and even Sorry, Connect Four, Life and Clue!
Keep the mood light and fun during your vacation with musicals, adventures, and quotable favorites that the whole crew will enjoy. Take into account the ages and attention span of your kids and have a relaxing night in.
There is so much to do here on Topsail Island! You will have no trouble finding activities that are suitable for your family or friend group, no matter what your ages or interests. Here are a few crowd-pleasers.
The Ward Realty blog is FULL of awesome ideas, including lists of places to shop, the best restaurants, and tons of activities. Start here, with the blog Take a Break From the Beach With These Rainy Day Activities. In it you will find links to all of our best stuff to do (on those days when you aren't spending the day on the water).
**Make sure you call ahead to make sure things are open and to see current visitor protocols.
Go fly a kite!
Our breezy beaches and wide open shores create the perfect environment to launch a kite, especially if you are here during the off-season (fewer crowds mean you are less likely to crash your kite into someone's picnic).
Fish off the pier
Topsail Island is famous for its fishing. Learn more about how to fish Topsail in this blog, Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Topsail This Fall.
Try a Beach Craft
A quick Pinterest search will reveal hundreds of simple and fun beach crafts to try with the kids or on your own. Start with our blog, Easy Beach Crafts to Entertain Kids and Adults.
Create a Scavenger Hunt
Keep the kids entertained (and learning) when you jot down items for them to discover in a simple beach scavenger hunt! You can also create one for the vacation house. Items like "pizza cutter", "seashell art" and "lizard" are usually pretty easy to find, and it will keep the kids busy for a few minutes at least?
Visit a Park or Playground
In our previous blog we provided you with a list of Topsail Island's best parks and playgrounds. What a great way to get out and about without spending a dime. Check it out! The Fabulous Parks and Playgrounds of Topsail Island.
Ready to book a Topsail Island vacation home? It's the perfect launching pad for so many adventures, as well as the creation of quiet but important memories with your loved ones.
The most simple activities can often lay the groundwork for building relationships and happy stories for years to come.
Come play with us!