Why Fall is the Best Season To Be on Topsail Beach

Why Fall is the Best Season To Be on Topsail Beach

There's a lot to love about the fall season on Topsail Island, North Carolina. From the beaches to the towns and beyond, autumn is in the air and is perfectly combined with beach life for the best of both worlds. Fall at the beach—have you experienced it? You should! Go ahead and book your Topsail vacation rental and explore Topsail Island during the fall months. You won't be disappointed. In case you need a little incentive, here are some of the top reasons to be on Topsail's beaches this time of the year. Ssshhh, it's actually one of Topsail's best kept secrets that autumn is the best time of year to be here. Read on to find out more.


Less humidity, more coastal color.Fall in Love


The weather is quite lovely with cooler temps that are warm enough to enjoy the beach during the day and absolutely vibrant coastal colors that are not subdued by the haze and humidity. You can't help but want to be outside to soak up every second of this glorious season. Cooler nights are perfect for strolling the shoreline and cuddling close to the love of your life. It's beach life at its best. You should really come visit Topsail Island this time of year. Just be prepared to fall in love.

Temperate weather perfect for being outside.

Getting outside and breathing in the ocean air is good for the soul. It's also ideal weather to get outdoors and do all of your favorite things. Are you a golfer? Kayaker? Paddleboarder? Biker? Runner? Camper? Photographer? Nature enthusiast? Beach lover? Just about everything you want to do is better done in the autumn months. You won't have to share the great outdoors with too many people, which translates into better experiences and adventures during your stay on Topsail Island


Wide open Topsail beaches.

Wide Open Beaches


26 miles of pristine Topsail beaches await you. From shoreline to sea and from sky to sand, there's more beach for you to behold than during the busy summer beach season. You don't have to share and we perfectly understand why you wouldn't want to. No judgment here! Go fishing, sunbathing and dolphin watching all in the peace and quiet of Topsail's island oasis. Get out on the water or just lay back on the beach. Watch the sun rise and set over Topsail Island. Explore the towns. Experience beach life and island living at its best. Find out why Topsail Beach was voted one of the best in the USA

Less crowds, less traffic.


It's worth mentioning again that this is the time of year when the crowds are less, and so is the traffic. The whole island lulls into a quieter state of being that mostly residents get to enjoy during the off-season months of the year. The hustle and bustle dies down, the cars coming on and off the island are fewer, and the beaches are less busy. It's the quintessential state of being for Topsail Island that captures the essence of what we love most here. We welcome it, and know you will too. 

More time to spend at the Topsail attractions and fewer people to share with.


No waiting in lines or fighting the crowds to visit the Sea Turtle Hospital or the play a game of putt putt golf, or visit any of the popular attractions and things to do on Topsail Island. Strap on some rollerskates and see if you've still got it. Take a surf lesson. Paddle out onto the soundside waters and explore the natural wonders that surround you. Check out the 10 of the Best Family Things To Do on Topsail Island for some Topsail vacation inspiration.

Fun fall Topsail festivals and events.Autumn with Topsail


Autumn with Topsail is a one of the biggest local events on Topsail Island during the fall season. The annual Autumn With Topsail festival is held on the grounds of the Historical Society of Topsail Island and the Assembly Building, which houses the Missiles & More Museum in Topsail Beach, NC.  The festival features a juried Artists and Crafts Court with over 100 regional artists displaying and selling their work. Enjoy exciting live musical entertainment, a variety of amazing food with beer and wine, games and rides for children, and much more. It's easy to see why it's a local and visitor favorite fall event. Have you been? The 2017 Autumn with Topsail event happens the weekend of October 21-22. We really hope to see you there. Want to learn more? Read our previous post entitled: 10 Things You Should Know About Autumn with Topsail.


Awesome fall fishing on Topsail Island.

Surf fishing, pier fishing, deep sea fishing, you name it, we've got it here on Topsail Island. Drop your line and see what the ocean's bounty brings in. Take the catch of the day back to your Topsail rental, put your vacation rental kitchen to good use, and then savor every bite of the freshest seafood imaginable. Don't forget about the fabulous fall fishing tournaments we have going on too. It's a reel pleasure for anglers and fishermen this time of year. Come experience fall fishing on Topsail Island and go home with at least a few good fish tales to tell. Learn more about Topsail Island fishing right here.

Off-season vacation rental rates for a budget-friendly beach vacation.


As the summer seasons comes to a close, the shoulder- and off-seasons translate into bigger savings for your beach vacation with lower rates on Topsail rentals than during the prime summer season. You can take the family on a Topsail beach vacation and stay well within your budget. What's not to love? More beach vacation for less money. Win-win, right?
So, what are you waiting for? Isn't it time you planned your autumn beach getaway to Topsail Island? Yes! Get started by checking out our featured Topsail Island vacation rentals. Let us know if we can help answer any questions you may have. Happy Autumn! May it be filled with sun, sand and surf. 



What's your favorite thing about fall on Topsail Island, North Carolina?

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