Topsail Island, Surf City

Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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4.2/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web
The peaceful stretches of sand on Topsail Island attract beach lovers and nesting sea turtles. Only two bridges offer access to the island, so you can enjoy the quiet here. According to legend, pirates used the island as a place to hide and then attack passing cargo ships. Some claim that Blackbeard buried treasure here. If you go searching for gold, you might find loggerhead turtle eggs instead. These precious eggs are protected by the island's Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. At North Topsail Beach, Topsail Beach, and Surf City you'll find activity rentals, restaurants, and lodging options. Topsail Island is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Surf City Edition.
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  • We went in the offseason, just managing to miss hurricane Matthew. Perfect weather, not very crowded. Great place to just chill out and enjoy the lovely beach and sound views. Good spot from which to ...  read more »
  • We went during off season. It was a very relaxed atmosphere. The beach was very nice and the town was great. Loved it! 
  • We come to Topsail every year with friends from our VFW and have a great time while there. There are many places to visit while on the Island. 
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