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Topsail Island

Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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“great beach” (38 reviews)
“quiet beach” (16 reviews)
Surf City, Topsail Island, NC
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quaint seaside retreat not too far from I-95 and I-40. Visit The Quarter Moon for the latest book to read and enjoy great music The The Dirty South. Delicious breakfast from Sear's Landing and their coastal view by the bridge helps make every day Island...More

Thank AuburnNC
Reviewed 3 days ago

We've tried many places for our annual extended-Family Vacation, but always come back to "our" Topsail Island. This year North Topsail, right on the beach; speaking of which- counted a couple dozen people on the beach in front of our house--- not the hundreds &...More

Thank SundayVisitor
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beach is clean and beautiful. Lots of quaint little local shops. Excellent food.Can't wait to go back next year.

Thank Tracy Q
Reviewed 5 days ago

I haven't been to Topsail in about 17 years. Finally made it back. Just as I remember it, beautiful beaches. Built up a bit with more stores and restaurants, but still great. So much better then the Jersey shore...

Thank Dorothy C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love Topsail...been coming for years! Lots of great new businesses and restaurants this year. We brought people who were new to the island and they loved it too

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family loves Topsail Beach. It's clean, quiet, peaceful, & has waves that the kids love..big ones & little ones. :) We have been there twice over 4th of July weekend. We rent a house right on the beach. This year it was very windy...More

Thank Lynda51747
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is nostalgic... My family has gone for 7 years straight and stayed ocean from the last week of May. Because they have school into June - May is still considered out of season so ocean front places are SO affordable this week. There...More

Thank 537shawnaw
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a low key beach where you just want to relax, you have found it! Soft sand, tons of shells and shark teeth.

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an awesome beach! Despite going over the 4th of July it wasn't overly crowded! The beach was very clean and finding parking was very easy! Where we parked even had a place to wash your feet before you got back in the car!...More

Thank Samiam0884
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very pleasant place, great for families, I love the quietly of these place nothing crowed as other beaches and nice people around ! very unique and small town to a very relaxing time!

Thank Genelizth
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Julie W
4 April 2017|
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Response from EdRockster | Reviewed this property |
Yes. One is indeed around the middle of the island. It's smaller but on the same side of 210 as the beach. Another is just a few miles south of the north bridge near Sneed's Ferry. It's larger, features some trees, and has... More
Austin P
16 March 2017|
Response from gwayne409 | Reviewed this property |
Daddy Mac's if you can get in. Most romantic? Go to Thomas seafood and produce buy some mussels (frozen) and make some linguine with mussels in wine sauce and eat on your deck watching the sunset
Patricia A
15 March 2017|
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Response from Robert J | Reviewed this property |
We've been OBX visitors in the past and went to Topsail this past fall for the first time. We really liked it - similar to OBX but less crowded and less expensive. Fewer shopping and attraction options, but excellent public... More