Topsail Island, North Carolina (NC) with its quaint, laid-back and retro vibe is a perfect getaway destination to chill-out and relax. A spring time vacation here should definitely be on your bucket list.
Unlike many top-rated beaches, Topsail is not brimming over with tourists. Here you can always unwind in your own space and your own pace with the luxury of vast open space sprawled in-front of you.
1. LESS CROWD
Topsail island has a distinct retro feel to it. It's as if one enters a different zone here with a slower pace of life, where the silence is broken only by the sound of wind, waves and happy chatters of locals.
2. LAID-BACK ATMOSPHERE
Topsail is swarmed by varieties of sea-shells, shark tooth, sea glass and many such things. Collect these priceless souvenirs and take back with you a part of this happy space.
3. SEASHELL HUNTING
Sunsets and sunrises of Topsail are like cherry on the cake. Two times a day the nature brilliantly paints the landscape in vibrant shades and impresses you by its impeccability.
4. BRILLIANT SUNRISE AND SUNSET
Surprisingly this beautiful beach has quite an action filled history to boast of. The beach used to be a hiding spot for pirates in 1600s and 1700s.
Then just after World war 2, it was used as testing ground for missiles under "Operation Bumblebee". If this history enthralls you, do pay visit to the Missiles & More Museum situated here.
Be sure to keep your eyes open for the abundant marine life of this place. Always keep your binocular and camera handy as there are good chances you might get to see dolphins, birds, crabs or other marine creatures.
6. MARINE LIFE
Explore the topsail beach campgrounds and set your camp under its beautiful sky to bask in nature's best offerings.
Topsail beach piers are must-visit places here. They have all the equipments and facilities available for you to have a happy fishing experience.
Topsail could never disappoint you in this regard. There is almost something for everyone. Here you can explore multiple game options, learn surfing, learn about marine ecosystem, visit sea turtle hospital and much more.
9. FUN ACTIVITIES
The plentiful multi-cuisine options of the place will keep your taste buds hooked. Enjoy the deliciousness of wide variety of cuisines that will keep your tummy happy.