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Preparing For Your Vacation


You've chosen your Topsail Island home-away-from-home...now what? It's time to start prepping for your stay. Read the tips below to make the most of your time at the beach!

What to Bring on Your Vacation

Remember, the homes on our program are vacation homes and many do not have consumable items in stock for guest use. This is a list of items you may want to consider bringing with you or plan to pick up from one of our local grocery stores:


- Paper Towels

- Disposable Plates, Cups, and Utensils (if you prefer not doing dishes during your vacation!)

- Dishwashing Soap

- Trash Bags

- Napkins

- Condiments + Cooking Spices

- Aluminum Foil + Plastic Wrap

- Grill + Supplies (Charcoal Grills and Gas Grills are available for rent)


- Hand Soap, Bath Soap, Shampoo + Conditioner

- Toilet Paper

- Hair Dryer + Other Styling Tools or Products


- Kitchen, Bed + Bath Linens (some homes provide linens - check your reservation or property description to see if your rental home offers them with your stay!)

- Beach or Pool Towels (available for rent)

- Laundry Detergent


- Beach Toys

- Beach Umbrellas (available for rent)

- Beach Chairs (available for rent)

- Cooler (available for rent)

- Sports Gear

- Swimsuits

- Beach Shoes

- Sun Block

- Fishing Poles + Gear

- Bug Spray

- Playing cards + Games

- Flashlight (for night time beach walks!)

- First Aid Kit (just in case!)

- Baby + Kid Gear (pack-n-plays, monitors, baby gates + more available for rent)

Things to Do

Check out our Local Events page for special events scheduled during your stay!

From putt-putt to water sport rentals to an escape room, find fun things to do at Local Businesses while you are on Topsail!

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