How To Have the Most Family Fun Ever in Topsail


Whether it’s your first time on Topsail Island or you’re a frequent guest, we have some suggestions on how to have the most family fun ever on our shoreline and how to make the most of your stay on our island. 

Interested? Read on.


Go to the beach often

This is pretty obvious, but it’s still worth the mention. How often do you get to experience pristine sands, sparkling ocean waters and soothing salty breezes? Not often enough is our guess. Seize the day! Live in the moment. Take advantage of our island treasures. 

Life is a beach here in Topsail. Cherish the opportunity to spend quality time with your family. You have everything you need for a quintessential beach vacation with those you love the most. Don’t let it get away! Instead, enjoy memories in the making that will last you and your family a lifetime.


Maximize your Topsail Island vacation rental

This one is huge. You chose a Topsail vacation rental mainly for the benefits and amenities it provides, right? Then be sure to put them to good use! You have a kitchen, use it! Grill? Have a family cookout! DVDs? Have a family movie night! Games? Plan a good old-fashioned game night! Deck? Enjoy an al-fresco meal with fabulous views! 

You have plenty of fun and fabulous resources at your disposal in your Topsail rental. Go all out and optimize your amenities while you have them.


Explore on the island & off

North Topsail Beach, Surf City and Topsail Beach each have their own unique coastal charm. Explore the streets, shops, restaurants and beaches of these Topsail Island towns. Venture off the island and see what the nearby mainland towns of Sneads Ferry, Hampstead and Holly Ridge have to offer. 

Depending on your stay, why not venture into the bigger cities of nearby Wilmington and Jacksonville? Get a taste of city life rich with history, culture, sightseeing, maritime influence and Southern hospitality. Read more about exploring Topsail Island and the greater Topsail area here.


Try something new with your family during your beach vacation

Trying new things is not only good for you but it creates instant family bonding. Make your Topsail beach vacation extra special by trying something new. Have you ever parasailed? Tried a stand-up paddleboard? Been pier fishing? Cast a line in the surf? Visited a sea turtle hospital? Sailed on a pirate ship? Explored a Southern plantation? Kayaked the local waters? You can find these and many more family-friendly Topsail Island adventures and activities here.

Just think of the stories to be told and the memories to be recounted. You only live once!


Make Topsail Island your annual family tradition

Once you vacation in Topsail, you'll want to come back—guaranteed! Why not make it an annual family tradition? Every year you can count down the days until your toes are in the Topsail Island sand and sea. You'll make new memories each and every year while also reliving the old ones.

We hope you'll try out these suggestions and make it the best family beach vacation ever on Topsail Island, with each one getting better than the last. May your days be filled with family, fun, sun, sand and surf!

How do you make the most of your family time on Topsail Island?

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