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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 8 June 2016

Our first trip but would return. Fabulous location wonderful beach for families surfing and just sitting. Accommodations are wide ranging and really good quality. Enough local amenities which would allow you to stay on the island for a week - but stores relatively close by....More

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 8 June 2016

My family has been going to Topsail beach for nearly 30 years. Last year was my first time going. It was amazing. The small town charm combined with outdoor activities and laid back feeling reminds me of the Florida Keys. Its a great please whether...More

Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Many other beaches get all the attention along the Carolinas - I'm glad that Topsail is not one of them. The beaches and ocean are wonderful - not crowded and just great. The roads are not jammed with cars. Other than the beaches, other attractions...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 5 June 2016

If you are looking for a casual, laid back experience in a little sea side community, this is for you. The community is friendly and welcoming. We loved some of the restaurants and the sea turtle hospital is well worth the trip. We were happy...More

Thank Travler12345678
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We love it here and plan to move to the island as soon as possible. Great little shops, great ocean, and great restaurants. Especially love the daily grind for coffee and doughnuts.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Small beach with lots to do for a relaxing weekend. Shopping and good restaurants within walking distance of each other.

Thank LilMiss1
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

My family has been coming here since the mid 80s. Couldn't love it more! It is not overly crowded and is family oriented. It's perfect for us, we aren't into the bar scene, there is plenty for us to do here.

Thank TammieAnn
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Amazing beach life experience. Plenty of activities for the whole family. Surf City and Sneads Ferry have plenty of shopping and fun.

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We went the week before Memorial Day and it was fantastic. Beach was practically empty and the weather was perfect for us. We found lots of sharks teeth and shells, but not a single piece of trash. The beach is wide with nice, white sand....More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

I love Topsail Island. This our our fourth time visiting the island and we are still trying new places to eat or new things to do. Of course we have our favorites that we visit each year. The island isn't very wide in most places...More

Thank Stephanie4321
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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