15 Rainy Day Activities on Topsail Island

“Rain, rain go away” is the song we are all singing today at Topsail Island. This week has been (and looks like it will continue to be) pretty soggy, but don’t let the weather dampen your vacation fun! There are several activities that you and your family can do on (and around) Topsail Island when you can’t be out on the beach.

Looking for something to do on this rainy day? Check out our Top 15 Rainy Day Activities!

Top 15 Rainy Day Activities

on Topsail Island:

Sea Turtle

1. Visit the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center.

2. Take a spin at the Topsail Beach Skating Rink .

3. Get a healthy dose of “retail therapy” at Mia’s Marketplace or Bumblebee Market.

Swingbridge Cork & Brew

4. Enjoy a nice glass of wine at Swingbridge Cork & Brew or a crisp local beer at The Salty Turtle Beer Company.

5. Test your wit and logic at the Topsail Escape Room.

6. Pick up your rainy day read at Quarter Moon Books & Gifts (P.S. – enjoy a glass of wine and some retail therapy here too!).

Lotus Flower

7. Treat yourself to a spa day at Inis Spa or The Float Spa of Sneads Ferry.

8. Indulge in some locally made fudge at The Topsail Island Trading Company or grab something sweet at Sugar Island Bakery.

9. Browse through (and buy!) local artisan designs and wares at Coral Cottages Boutiques or Carolina Decor & More.


10. Enjoy a hot cup of specialty coffee at The Daily Grind or 4 C’s Java.

11. Grab a few new movies from a local Redbox and some popcorn from The Topsail Island Popcorn Factory for a good ole movie marathon.

12. Take the kids for ice cream and some arcade fun at Beach Bunny Ice Cream & Arcade.

Topsail Steamer

13. Cook up some fun with a Topsail Steamer bucket for a late lunch or early dinner.

14. Paint yourself a wooden sign or ceramic figurine to take home as a souvenir at The Turtle Factory.

15. Burn some energy at the 24/7 Sneads Ferry Fitness gym or join in on a yoga class at the Surf City Community Center.

No matter which activities you choose to do, always remember:

A Rainy Day at the Beach is Better than a Sunny Day at the Office.

We’d love to see how your family enjoys a Rainy Day at Topsail. Drop us a picture in our comment section!

Top 15 Rainy Day Activities on Topsail Island