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All You Need To Know About Nicholas Sparks

Maybe you've never read any of his books, but odds are that you've heard about best-selling author Nicholas Sparks, who also happens to live in nearby New Bern, North Carolina. Perhaps you've seen one of the movies based on his novels: The Choice, The Longest ... View the full post »

The Gift That Keeps on Giving: A 2019 Vacation

The gift of a 2019 vacation is a wonderful way to give to your family. Not only are you giving them quality time away, you're also giving them the gift of your time and attention without all of the other daily distractions that are part of everyday life. You're gi... View the full post »

The Best of the Holiday Season in Topsail, NC

As the holiday season rolls in, it's time to start planning for a coastal Christmas on Topsail Island, NC. The holiday events and festivals are plentiful and family fun abounds, so add a few of these local events and things to do to your end-of-the-year calendar. O... View the full post »

How to Have the Most Amazing Thanksgiving Ever

The holidays are approaching! Are you ready? Now's the time to be thinking about how you can have the best Thanksgiving ever. What can make it better than last year? Here are a few ways to make the most of the holiday season and enjoy every moment spent around the tab... View the full post »

All You Need to Know About the Autumn With Topsail Festival

You may be wondering about the status of the 2018 Autumn With Topsail Festival. The good news is that it's still a go! There are a few modifications that are going to be made this year—for instance, there won't be any indoor activities inside the Assembly Buildi... View the full post »

The Best Dessert To Make This Fall

Every season has its signature flavors. Fall brings to mind pumpkin, spice and everything nice. That's why we've chosen this dessert recipe as one of the best of the season. It brings together all of the things we love about autumn all in one bite. Topped with cre... View the full post »

20 Beautiful Quotes to Get You in a Beach State of Mind

The summer season may be over but a beach state of mind lives on here. Topsail Island, North Carolina is always on island time and is the perfect place to get you back in touch with your inner beach vibes thanks to 26 miles of wide open beaches, beautiful blue-green Atlan... View the full post »

Will You Fall in Love with Autumn in Topsail?

Have you experienced the absolute beauty of Topsail Island in autumn? If not, you most certainly should. Locals know that some of the best of everything on and around the beach happens during this season. We're highlighting some of the many reasons we've fallen he... View the full post »

One Recipe That Combines The Best of Summer in a Bowl

This recipe is perfect for a summer meal or side dish that uses the best of fresh produce that you probably already have on hand. It's also a totally viable option throughout the rest of the year when you are craving a taste of summer in a bowl. You just have to work ... View the full post »

All You Need to Know About Local Topsail Shrimp

If you've been to Topsail, North Carolina, then you know we're pretty serious about serving up the freshest local seafood straight from the ocean's bounty. Topsail area shrimp is no exception. Hey, we even have a local shrimp festival that's a pretty ... View the full post »

The Best Reasons Why a Topsail Rental is Perfect for Families

Hotel and motel stays are so yesteryear! There's a reason many families choose a vacation rental for their Topsail beach stay instead. Today, we're highlighting the best reasons a Topsail, North Carolina vacation rental is an awesome choice for you and your family... View the full post »

Quick and Easy Beach Activities Your Kids Will Love

Beach days are the best ways to keep your kids active, engaged and imaginative. If you'd like to have a few extra tricks up your sleeve during your Topsail beach vacation, try a few of these quick and easy beach activities perfect for the kids and kids-and-heart. They... View the full post »

All You Need to Know About July 4th on Topsail Island

It's almost the Fourth of July. Will you be here celebrating Independence Day 2018 with us on Topsail Island? The July 4th holiday is a fun and festive time for a Topsail beach vacation. If you can't make it this year, go ahead and start making your plans for next... View the full post »

What Your Dog Needs to Know About Topsail Island

Hey there beach-loving pups—this post is for you! No longer are the days where you have to worry about missing your family while they leave you behind to go on a vacation. Topsail Island, NC, is the perfect place for everyone in your family from four-legged family membe... View the full post »

Beach Makeup Mistakes Every Girl Needs to Know

Oh the art of beach makeup. It really is a fine balance between looking naturally pretty while basking in the coastal elements of sun, sea, sand, salt and surf—but not looking too overdone or made up for a day at the beach. So how do you strike the balance between the t... View the full post »