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Top 10 Things Families Love About Topsail Island Vacation Rentals

Oceanfront Views at Surfin DolphinHey there families, this blog is for you! If you have been thinking about Topsail Island, NC as your next beach vacation destination then be sure to read this first. We're making a quick list of 10 things you'll love about Topsail... View the full post »

Tips For a Better Beach Day With the Kids

Hitting the beach with little ones?  Make your day easier and more fun with some kid-friendly hacks and tips. Although the beach is always a good time, kids can certainly complicate things. They need constant supervision, there are extra things you need to pack, ... View the full post »

Deal With These 5 Common Beach Emergencies Like a Pro

Sometimes, the unexpected happens on vacation!  Today's blog will address some of the most common emergency situations that may arise during your Topsail Island vacation. While these instances are rare, it's best to be prepared so you can keep a calm head... View the full post »

5 Yummy Places to Eat on Topsail Island

Time to eat! Topsail Island is home to several delicious and unique restaurants you will want to visit on your next vacation. While it's hard to narrow it down, we have compiled a quick list of 5 great places you should try!   - Header... View the full post »

Smile! Time For Some Beach Quotes to Brighten Your Day

No matter what time of the year it is, a sunny sentiment of your favorite place (the beach) is always appreciated! Enjoy this little collection of beach quotes today, and feel free to share them with your sea-loving friends and family. Better yet, start that group te... View the full post »

Rock Your Next Beach Trip With These Genius Tips and Hacks

"Beach Hacks" are all over the internet. Today, we have gathered a few of our favorites. Sure, you can just grab a towel and walk to the beach, but by implementing a little bit of strategy, your time at the beach can be more fun, less stressful, and other beach-goers... View the full post »

Seashells! Shark Teeth! Fossils! Your Treasure Hunting Guide

Topsail Island is a fantastic place to find seashells, shark teeth and more. Because of our awesome position along the Carolina Coast, we frequently see deposits of impressive shells and fossils. Simply walk the beach and look down - you will see everything from large&nbs... View the full post »

A Fun and Easy Topsail Island Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Ready for a challenge?  We have created a quick Topsail Island-themed crossword puzzle for you to print and play! This is a great way to pass the time in the car on your way to Topsail Island for your next beach vacation. Or, bring a few copies for the vacation rental. ... View the full post »

Discover Dog-Friendly Topsail Island Vacation Rentals!

Topsail Island is very dog-friendly! We have awesome bars, restaurants, coffee shops and trails that welcome well-behaved dogs and their owners. But ... where to stay? No worries! Island Real Estate has several dog-friendly Topsail Island vacation rentals you will lo... View the full post »

Easy Beach Crafts Your Kids Will Love!

Love crafts? Love the beach? You will love this blog!  There are so many cute crafts that are inspired by the beach! Whether you create something out of the treasures you find along the shore, or craft something adorable that reminds you of your favorite pla... View the full post »

The Best Stuff To Do This Winter On Topsail Island

Are you visiting Topsail Island this winter? Smart move! The island is less crowded, vacation rentals are super affordable, and there is still plenty to do! Need ideas? Here is a quick list of activities and events to help you enjoy everything Topsail Island has to of... View the full post »

Island Real Estate Has the BEST Topsail Island Rentals

Looking for Topsail Island rentals?  You came to the right place! Island Real Estate has been in business for decades. We have the experience to help you create the perfect beach vacation experience. From beautiful, well-maintained rentals to great customer servi... View the full post »

Hostess Gifts Your Beach Loving Friends Will Adore

Have you been invited to a celebratory meal this holiday season? Or perhaps you will be staying as a guest in someone's home? Lucky you! Make sure to thank your host with a fabulous gesture. If they love the beach, today's blog will give you a couple of great... View the full post »

Interesting Places to Explore On Topsail Island

Exploring is one of the best parts of a vacation! Whether your idea of exploring is kayaking around a shallow marsh or checking out the local live music scene, Topsail Island is home to several unique spots you should visit next time you're in town. Book you... View the full post »

You Can Rent Kayaks, Linens, Bikes, Umbrellas and More on Topsail Island

Your SUV is already packed full when you head out on vacation to Topsail Island. Make things easy on yourself and plan to rent the good stuff once you arrive. This might include beach umbrellas, kayaks (and life jackets), sheets, bikes and more. Here is a list of some of ... View the full post »