Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop
Recently, I had the opportunity to stop in at the Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop (which also boasts of a coffee and wine bar) in Topsail Beach. Bill and I had just finished a perfect lunch at the Beach Shop and… Read More “Looking for Music, a Beverage, Books, and a bit of Culture? Try Quarter Moon Books and Gift Shop”
by Donna Byrd
In my blog post last week, you may remember that after living for four years in the Topsail Island area, I decided that it was high time I became a tourist. What’s the point of living in a vacation destination if you don’t explore what this part of coastal Carolina offers?
I headed straight for the Topsail… Read More “Cruisin’ With Captain Mike: Topsail Boat Rental”
Topsail Island Tourism Information Center = My “Beach Bucket List!”
by Donna Byrd
Throughout my married life, I’ve lived in several vacation destinations: Virginia Beach, New Orleans, Orlando, Miami and now the Topsail Island area. In all of the former cities, I don’t believe our family ever really acted as tourists. We were busy, poor students with two young children… Read More “Topsail Island Tourism Information Center = My Beach Bucket List!”
by Donna Byrd
Have you ever been to a place that you absolutely loved and no matter where you went, after that one visit, you promised yourself that one day you would return?
Maybe it was an out of the way, small hotel with a room and a balcony that looked out onto an ancient cobblestoned street, a restaurant… Read More “Topsail Island Trading Company: Find Your Way Back”
by Donna Byrd
“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau
As a child growing up in Tarboro, North Carolina, there was only one place that our family vacationed: Atlantic Beach. Living only two and a half hours from that glorious shore made it possible for us to visit… Read More “Let’s Hear it for the Home Beach!”
A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975
The Andrews’ Produce Stand in N. Topsail Beach
For nearly 40 years, the Andrews family has been selling produce and other locally grown goodies at the corner of Island Drive and 2nd Avenue in N. Topsail Beach. It all started around the time that Onslow County native, James Andrews (pictured below), built a beach… Read More “A Topsail Island Tradition Since 1975: Andrews’ Produce in N. Topsail Beach”
With several prime fishing spots, two large cleaning stations with fresh running water, and a grill and ice cream shop with plenty of screened-in outdoor seating, the Surf City pier is the place to be this summer!… Read More “Coming to Topsail Island This Summer? Don’t Miss the Surf City Pier!”
New Sneads Ferry Library & Environmental Education Center is now OPEN!
We are very excited to announce that the new Onslow County Public Library and Environmental Education Center is now open in Sneads Ferry, NC, just minutes from Topsail Island’s beaches!
Saturday, April 5th, marked the Grand Opening of the Environmental Education Center and the “Discover Onslow” Exhibit.… Read More “Topsail’s Latest Attraction: An Alligator’s New Home”
If you are Spending the Holidays on Topsail Island this year or visiting the area…
Don’t miss out on these Good Tidings!
By Amy Baker
Spending Christmas on Topsail Island?
Topsail Island and the surrounding communities are all abuzz as the holidays are fast approaching! If you’re planning to be here for the Holidays, check out what’s happening on… Read More “Visiting the Topsail Area this Holiday Season?”
Surf City, North Carolina is home to one of the premier spas on Topsail Island… Inis Spa. The Inis Spa Wellness Center is committed to creating an atmosphere of calm serenity that’s ideal for the high quality holistic treatments they offer their clients. If you’re looking for a great day at the spa while visiting Topsail Island, you definitely want… Read More “Topsail Island Things To Do – Inis Spa Wellness Center”