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Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

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Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

We have two children - 13 and 10. We are torn between Topsail Beach and Wrightsville Beach. I'm a little concerned that there won't be much to do in Topsail other than go to the beach and fish. Just need some advice.

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1. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

I like Topsail Beach much better because there is not all the crowds and traffic. There is more to do in Wrightsville Beach, that's for sure, but there's a lot of things to to in Topsail Beach, too.

Here is a list of things I wrote to another poster earlier this month.

There are tons of things to do on and around Topsail Island -

Fishing piers

museum

boat rentals

jet ski rentals

bike rentals

water sports rentals - surf boards, boogie boards, paddle boards, etc.

kayak rentals and tours

river boat rides

the community center in Surf City for all sorts of activities

local parks

lots or restaurants

lots of gift shops

And a lot more, including day trips, depending on what you're interested in.

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2. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

I agree with Connie Cat. Topsail is a great place to visit. Wrightsville Beach is fun but it's much busier. TB is a lot quieter. Here's a link to dining at TB. Good luck.

TOPSAIL AREA DINING.................

http://topsaildining.blogspot.com/

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3. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

Where would you recommend to stay?

Thanks in advance!

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4. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

Sea Visa is a nice place to stay.

Sea Vista Motel @ 1521 Ocean Boulevard, Topsail Beach, NC 910 - 328 - 2171.

http://www.seavistamotel.com/

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5. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

We're looking at Topsail Beach too - but want to windsurf, bicycle and kayak with 2 teen daughters (activity preference in that order and need rentals for all!) will surf city or Topsail offer these?

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6. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

Yes. There are several places on the island that offer the kind of rentals that you are looking for. I even saw a new one today in Surf City heading toward Topsail but cannot remember the name. I'll post it when I find out.

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7. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

Great topic! I had the same question, so glad I found this thread. Thanks!

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8. Re: Topsail Beach or Wrightsville Beach?

http://www.seavistamotel.com/

Glad I saw this,I was about to ask where to stay. Have any suggestions on beach houses?

Edited: 04 June 2011, 08:56
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