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Easy and Fun Beach Games That Everyone Will Love

No day on the beach is complete without gathering the family to play some great beach games. Today, we look at some of the best games to bring to the beach. The games in today's post are all simple to play and easy to take to the beach. Fall, spring or summer are all g... View the full post »

5 Calorie Shredding Workouts You Can Do on the Beach

We've all been told about the health benefits of regular exercise. Of course, if you are like most of us we try our best to keep to a workout regime while on vacation, but it isn't easy. This week we have a few great workouts that are simple and can be done anywher... View the full post »

How to Plan A Spring Beach Wedding

Have you recently said yes? Are you looking for that perfect wedding destination? If you are, we have the perfect place: beautiful Topsail Island, NC. We know that, for many of us, Covid-19 has interrupted travel, vacations and life in general. But, as cheesy as it soun... View the full post »

How to Have a Great Winter Beach Vacation

Winter is here, but that doesn't mean you can't head to the beach for a much-needed getaway. Let's face it, 2020 has been a doozie and 2021 is certainly offering its share of stress. Now is the perfect time to let it all go, pack the bags and head to the bea... View the full post »

Book Early and Save on Your Next Beach Vacation Today

It may be snowing outside where you live (and we’ve all had enough of the cold weather), but we have a cure for the winter blues! What is it you ask? Planning your 2021 Topsail Island vacation, of course! Now is the perfect time to gather your family, break out the calen... View the full post »

New Year Resolutions Every Beach Lover Will Enjoy

It's hard to believe, but another year has flown by, and I think we can all agree that we are happy to see 2020 in the rear view mirror. With 2021 right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about all those resolutions you want to make. But let's be hones... View the full post »

The Most Popular Question About Your Vacation Rental Answered

If you are traveling to Topsail Island, or perhaps it is the first time you have rented a vacation home, you probably have a few questions. Today we're answering some of the most frequently asked questions about vacation rentals on Topsail Island. Many of the questions... View the full post »

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About North Carolina Shrimp

The North Carolina coast is know for a lot of things. We have great beaches, lovely weather, and world-class fishing. However, what many folks don't know is that we are also known for our famous North Carolina shrimp. This week we have everything you need to know about this... View the full post »

All You Need to Know to Plan a Fall Kayak Adventure

For those who love kayaking, fall is one of the best times of year to explore the local waterways of Topsail Island. Not only is the fall foliage beautiful, but the crowds are gone, the temperatures are great, and the water is still warm. If you are looking for a destinati... View the full post »

How to Create A Coastal Themed Thanksgiving

There is something so comforting and wonderful about our Thanksgiving tradition. Without a doubt, your Turkey Day menu is one of those traditions. From green bean casserole to pumpkin pie, everyone has their favorite dish. However, it doesn’t hurt to try something new ev... View the full post »

Everything Boat Owners Need to Know About Topsail Island

There are few ways to explore Topsail Island that are as fun as boating. This week we have everything you need to know about bringing your boat on your Topsail Island fall vacation. Fall is the perfect time to book your next vacation. Fall weather on Topsail Island is perf... View the full post »

5 Unique Things to Do and See on Topsail Island

Topsail Island is one of the places that never leaves you. If you've ever visited our lovely beaches and welcoming communities you know there is something special about Topsail Island. One of the best things about visiting our area is the variety of unique things to do... View the full post »

How to Plan The Ultimate Girls Weekend at the Beach

Getting away is always a good idea—whether with the family or solo—but, there's nothing like getting away with the girls. For a few days, ladies can leave the guys, the kids, and the laundry behind, and let their hair down. Time for some girl talk, shopping, a mass... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About Fall Golfing

North Carolina is known for a lot of things. Of course, college basketball and great BBQ. For those of you who love the beach our beautiful shoreline is home to some of the best beaches on the east coast. Topsail Island is right in the heart of those beautiful pristine beaches.... View the full post »

How to Make the Ultimate Beach Bucket List

Do you have a bucket list that you’ve wanted to work on, but never seem to find the time to do those things you’ve been yearning to do? Are you a beach lover at heart, one who adores the feel of the sand between your toes and the gentle sea breezes on a hot day? If yo... View the full post »