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Things to Do

From visiting a local museum to pier fishing to oceanfront dining to shopping for gifts or souvenirs, Topsail Island has a wide variety of local businesses and attractions to entertain everyone during your vacation. See what all our area has to offer below and find fun things to do while visiting Topsail Island!

Be sure to also check out our blog for more insight to our area and local businesses!

Attractions

Address: 302 Tortuga Ln, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.seaturtlehospital.org/

Phone Number: (910) 329-0222

Visit the turtles and tour the new 13,600 square feet sea turtle hospital in Surf City, NC. They offer public tours.

Address: 720 Channel Blvd., Topsail Beach, N.C. 28460

Website: http://missilesandmoremuseum.org/

Phone Number: (910) 328-8663

The Missiles and More Museum is a historic landmark on Topsail Island that was once used by the government to assemble missiles for a secret missile operation. The exhibits include pirates and the natural history of the island, Camp Davis, Operation Bumblebee, Osprey Aircraft and WASPS.

Address: 714 S Anderson Blvd, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/topsailbeach.skatingrink

Phone Number: (910) 328-2381

Put on the white boots with red wheels and travel back in time. The Topsail Skating Rink first opened in 1964 and just had its re-grand opening in 2014. During the summer months, their open every night from 7pm to 10pm.

Address: 13705 NC-50, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/ShipwreckPointMiniatureGolf/

Phone Number: (910) 329-4653

Enjoy a game of mini-golf, and some pirate fun - Topsail style.

Address: 807 S Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Patio-Playground-the-Putt-Putt-100893243335360/

Phone Number: (910) 616-2814

The Patio Playground is Topsail Island's only retro putt-putt with family fun entertainment. There’s mini golf, ice cream, two arcades & a DJ. It’s the place to be!

Beach Gear & Water Sports Rentals

Address: Topsail Island, NC

Website: http://www.northtopsailbeachservice.com/

Phone Number: (251) 586-2343

Looking for a place to rent your beach gear and have it delivered? North Topsail Beach Service has beach chairs, umbrellas and bikes for rent as well as surfboards, stand up paddle boards, body boards, corn hole games, beach games and coolers.

Address: 302 S Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.surf50south.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-7911

50 South Surf Shop is a small family operated Surf, Bike, SUP and Skate shop on Topsail Island, NC. They offer rentals on surfboards, stand up paddle boards, kayaks, and bikes. 

Address: 701 New River Drive, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.herringsoutdoorsports.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-3291

Herring's Outdoor Sports is the premier kayak outfitter on Topsail Island. They offer onsite guided or self guided tours and rentals in top quality kayaks.  The retail store is stocked with the highest quality brands of men's and women's apparel in the outdoor industry including Patagonia, The North Face, Mountain Khakis, Kuhl, Ex Officio, Royal Robbins, prAna, Horny Toad and the popular Life is good.

Address: 912 S. Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC 28445

Website: http://www.absaltwateradventures.com/

Phone Number: (910) 915-5256

Make your Topsail Island vacation extraordinary with the ride of a lifetime on A&B Saltwater Adventures jet skis!

Dining

Address: 614 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.gallagherssurfcitybarandgrill.com/

Phone Number: (910) 541-0877

Gallagher's Sports Bar and Grill is know in the area for their great Burgers, Friendly Staff and Local Seafood.

Address: 2000 New River Inlet Rd #2701, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460

Website: http://www.topsailshrimphouse.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-0582

North Topsail Beach's only seafood restaurant, come and enjoy the beautiful ocean view from the top of St. Regis Resort! 

Address: 108 N Shore Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.bluemainsail.com/daddymacs

Phone Number: (910) 328-5577

Enjoy oceanfront dining at Daddy Mac's -- steaks, seafood and cocktails. 

Address: 13460 NC HWY 50, Ste 101 Surf City, NC

Website: https://www.facebook.com/shuckinshacksurfcitync

Specializing in Fresh Steamed and Raw Seafood (Oysters, Shrimp, Clams, Crab Legs, Mussells).

Address: 790 New River Inlet Rd, North Topsail Beach, NC 28460

Website: http://www.inlet790.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-0790

A full service restaurant located inside the Villa Capriani, offering a variety of American Cuisine!

Address: 316 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.islanddelightssurfcity.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-1868

Serving Topsail Island for more than 25 years. A cook to order diner with more than 22 flavors of hand dipped ice cream. 

Address: 602 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://maxspizzatopsail.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-2158

A Topsail Island tradition -- pizza, salad, subs, burgers and more. 

Address: 602-B Roland Ave. Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.topsailbistro.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-2000

A 5-star farm-to-table bistro with an amazing water view. Our staff recommends The Bistro for date nights and other special occassions. 

Address: 211 S Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://beauchaines211.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-1888

Great place to relax for a drink, date night, family dinners, or celebrations! Reservations strongly suggested.

Address: 806 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://searslanding.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-1312

Breakfast, lunch, & dinner w/simply great seafood and a waterfront backporch bar. 

Address: 206 N Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.newyorkcornerdeli.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-2808

This is more than just a name or theme. The sandwiches and food are authentic in every way...experience the flavors, quality, size and feeling of New York.

Address: 701 S Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC 28445

Website: http://beachshopandgrill.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-6501

The Beach Shop and Grill uses fresh, local ingredients to create rustic, low-country inspired dishes. The menu reflects their passion for creating dishes from scratch including desserts.

Address: 708 S Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC 28445

Website: http://quartermoonbooks.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-4969

A quaint bookshop, coffee and wine bar in Topsail Beach. Savor a good book, with a cup of joe or glass or wine and browse the boutique. The wine bar has live music on the weekends during the summer months. 

Fishing & Boating

Address: 803 Ocean Blvd, Topsail Beach

Website: http://www.thejollyroger.com/index.php?c=pier&p=fishing

Phone Number: 910-328-4616

The Jolly Roger Pier has been a landmark for Topsail Beach for more than 4 generations and many families make a tradition to have an early morning walk to see the beautiful sunrise or to catch a glimpse of shore boards, dolphins and sea turtles. The pier is fully lit at night with a fully stocked tackle shop for the novice fisherman and gifts for the souvenir hunter.

Address: 412 Roland Ave, Surf City

Website: https://www.tikitoursnc.com/

Phone Number: 910-262-7355

Come aboard the Tiki Time pontoon boat for a guided tour of Topsail Island! Boat the same waters as famous pirates and search for our amazing wildlife including sea turtles, dolphins, ospreys, pelicans and so much more! Guided Island History / Eco Tours or Private Party Charters Available! Or join us for our sunset cruise.... you're on Tiki Time now... so sit back & relax.

Address: 912 S. Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC 28445

Website: http://www.absaltwateradventures.com/

Phone Number: (910) 915-5256

Offshore Fishing Topsail Island, NC A&B Saltwater Adventures LLC is a veteran owned and operated company. With over 20 years of experience on the water with both civilian and military training, we take pride in ensuring our customers have a safe and enjoyable time on the water. Come share our passion of catching big fish while you spend quality time with your family and friends.

Address: 123 Fishing Pier Ln, North Topsail Beach

Website: http://www.seaviewfishingpier.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-3172

SeaView Pier is one of the longest piers on the NC Coast. It is located in North Topsail Beach, NC and offers a variety of enjoyment for everyone from relaxing on our clean beaches to King Mackerel or bottom fishing on our pier. And, while you are here, you can also enjoy our well stocked bait and tackle shop or dine in our clean restaurant.

Address:

Website: https://www.tideschart.com/United-States/North-Carolina/Pender-County/Surf-City/

Check the local tide chart for Surf City, NC here and get a inside look on best fishing times too!

For Pets

Address: 201 Community Center Drive Surf City, NC

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Town-of-Surf-City-Community-Center-199586826730431/

Surf City opened it's first dog park in March 2016. The dog park is located behind the Surf City Community Center.

Address: 304 Becky's Creek Rd. Surf City, NC

Website: http://surfcity.pawville.com/

Phone Number: (910) 803-0707

We are a family-run pet services company engaged in pet boarding and grooming and are dedicated to providing a safe, warm, comfortable environment for all our animal guests, giving clients the peace of mind that comes from knowing their pet is with family. 

Address: 311 South Topsail Drive Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Spoiled-to-the-Bone-Grooming-Salon-156110057796194/

Phone Number: (910) 368-7416

"Spoiled to the Bone" Dog Grooming Salon in Surf CITY, NC, s committed to a calm and peaceful grooming experience for your dog.

Groceries

Address: 330 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Phone Number: (910) 541-2223

A Grocery Boutique! Meats, Produce, Fruits, Dairy, Coffee & More!

Address: 106 S Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://surfcityiga.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-2117

Address: 13601 NC HWY 50 Surf City, NC 28445

Open from 6am - 11pm

Address: 420 Fun Center Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Phone Number: (910) 803-6001

Open 24 Hours

Address: 203 Alston Blvd Surf City Crossing, Hampstead, NC 28443

Phone Number: (910) 329-0711

Open 24 Hours

Address: 2765 NC Hwy 210 E, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.publix.com/

Phone Number: (910) 329-1000

Open Monday through Thursday from 7am to 10pm and Friday through Sunday from 7am to 11pm.

Shopping

Address: 513 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.shopthebee.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-2105

The Bumble Bee Market is a boutique with jewelry, apparel, home décor, baby gifts, pet accessories and more. Our staff loves the chocolates from here – especially the Milk Chocolate Caramels with Sea Salt!

Address: 206 N Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.shopsandytoes.com/

Phone Number: (910) 541-2091

With the most up-to-date fashion trends in women’s contemporary clothing and accessories that are suitable for the every day woman we are sure you will find a must-have for your closet.

Address: 201 N New River Dr, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

Website: http://www.tideandweather.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-1905

The Topsail Island Trading Company offeres fine jewery – including Pandora, resort wear, & gifts for the whole family! Plus, they make over 160 flavors of FUDGE!! You must go and at least sample the fudge. 

Address: 14061 N Carolina 50, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.shopmias.com/store/c1/Featured_Products.html

Phone Number: (910) 803-0316

A variety boutique offering gifts, home decor, jewelry, clothing, candy and more.   

Address: 208 North New River Dr, Suite J, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/topsailsouthernemporium/

Phone Number: (910) 617-9135

A one of a kind shop that carries a unique selection of lines from home decor, jewelry, accessories and more!

Address: 627 S Anderson Blvd, Topsail Beach, NC 28445

Website: http://www.southendoutfitters.com/

Phone Number: (910) 541-0832

At Southend, you can outfit your boat for fishing with a Yeti Cooler or Penn Reels or yourself in Peter Millar and Vineyard Vines for a nice dinner at the Price’s other business, the Beach Shop and Grill, located across the street. 

Shopping Centers

Address: 1961 NC HWY 127 Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

Visit Four Corner's shopping center in Sneads Ferry for food, shopping and more. Four Corner's includes: 

Napa Auto Parts

Float Spa Therapy

Miss USA Nails

SFI Insurance

Access Realty

Michaelangelo's Pizza & Subs

 

 

 

Address: 13480 NC HWY 50 Surf City, NC 28445

Visit the Gateway Plaza in Surf City for food, shopping and more. The shopping center includes:

Realo Pharmacy

Family Dollar

SFI Insurance

Sherwin Williams

Access Realty

Vikki's Place

Surf City Tanning Salon

Michelangelo's Pizza

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar

Camino Real Mexican Restaurant

 

 

 

Address:

Located in the parking lot of the Surf City Walmart -- Shoppes at the Promenade include:

Hopsail

Seaside Dental

Fantastic Sams

Watkins Flooring

Dunkin Doughnuts

Vaporizit 

Spa & Fitness

Address: 214 N Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.inisspa.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-3988

You'll be mesmerized by soft lights and gleaming hardwood floors as you enter into another world, a haven of calm, tranquility enhanced by the sounds of flutes and fiddles and surrounded by the scent of citrus oils. 

Address: 13567 NC-50 Suite B, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.islaadvancedskincareandhair.com/

Phone Number: (910) 803-0601

Pronounced as (I-LA) offers Facials, Waxing, Massage, Hair Color/Cut, IMAGE Skincare, GLO Minerals Makeup & Air Brush SPRAY TAN! 

Address: U. S. 17 S, 624 Holly Ridge Rd, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

Website: https://www.snapfitness.com/gyms/hollyridge-nc-28445/1278

Phone Number: (910) 329-0033

Sweet Treats

Address: 316 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://www.islanddelightssurfcity.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-1868

Serving Topsail Island for more than 25 years. A cook to order diner with more than 22 flavors of hand dipped ice cream. 

Address: 501 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Beach-Bunny-498447036894574/

Phone Number: (910) 541-0807

Ice cream, coffee, old fashion candy and a movie every night. 

Address: 106 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/LocalsIceCream/

Ice Cream Shop located a block away from the Surf City pier!

Address: 205 Roland Ave, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Islandcrush/

Phone Number: (910) 541-1231

Italian ice across from the Surf City Pier 

Address: 208 N New River Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: https://www.facebook.com/dailygrindsurfcity

Phone Number: (910) 541-0471

Fresh Hot Donuts, Espresso, Specialty Coffees, Iced Coffee, Lattes, Iced Lattes, Smoothies, Frappes, Coke Products, Bagels, Muffins, Cakes & Ice Cream!

Address: 206 N Topsail Dr, Surf City, NC 28445

Website: http://sugarislandnc.com/

Phone Number: (910) 254-1110

A family owned and operated bakery located in Surf City, NC on Topsail Island.  Our baked goods are all natural and made from scratch every day. 

Address: 201 N New River Dr, Holly Ridge, NC 28445

Website: http://www.tideandweather.com/

Phone Number: (910) 328-1905

The Topsail Island Trading Company offeres fine jewery – including Pandora, resort wear, & gifts for the whole family! Plus, they make over 160 flavors of FUDGE!! You must go and at least sample the fudge. 

Address: 303 S Topsail Drive Surf City, NC

Website: http://fracturedprune.com/location/surf-city-nc/

Phone Number: 910.541.0133

Our staff highly recommends trying Fractured Prune's hot, hand-dipped, made to order donuts. 

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