Watch 5 of the Best Topsail NC Virtual Tours

Watch 5 of the Best Topsail NC Virtual Tours

Sometimes you want to be on the beaches of Topsail Island, North Carolina—but you just can't. We know you miss it, so today we're giving you five ways to be here in spirit when you can't be here in person. These top five Topsail area virtual tours and videos give you a quick Topsail Island fix when you need it most. Enjoy the views of Topsail Beach, the coastal sunrises and sunsets, and some of the local attractions that give you a glimpse of what you can expect the next time you're vacationing on the coast of North Carolina. Until then, enjoy these Topsail Island experiences from the comfort of your own home.


Topsail Island and the greater Topsail area have a lot to offer residents, visitors, and vacationers of all ages and interests. There literally is something for everyone to enjoy here. Watch this short video and see some of the things we all love most about this area. It's an oldie but a goodie; especially if you miss the swing bridge days.  Maybe you should start making a bucket list of things you want to do and experiences you want to have while you watch this and the other videos in this post. Until then just sit back, relax, and enjoy. 

Explore more of Topsail Island including more about North Topsail Beach, Surf City, and Topsail Beach here.


Have you ever wondered what Topsail Island looks like from a bird's eye view? Now you can find out! Watch this drone footage of Topsail Island and get your temporary fill of coastal beauty. From the beaches to the ocean and the soundside waters to the beautiful skyline—and everything in between—you will feel like you're right here on the island with us. It's the next best thing to being here. Take a break and enjoy this mini-Topsail beach break right now.

Read why Topsail Island beaches and towns were chosen as some of the best in the USA!


Sea turtle nesting season begins next month on the coast of North Carolina. Each May through October on Topsail Island and its beaches, the safety and protection of some of our most treasured aquatic visitors to the shoreline is one of our utmost priorities. The beach is not the only place to see these beloved creatures. The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center in Surf City is another great place to visit. Check out this video on what you can expect and what they do best. 

You can also read all about NC sea turtle nesting and hatching on Topsail Island and its beaches here.


The city of Wilmington, North Carolina is wonderful day trip to put on your Topsail Island vacation to-do list. It's the perfect place to go for all the urban delights your heart desires from arts and history to other cultural endeavors that are available to you and your family. Stroll the River District, board the historic Battleship North Carolina, and shop the unique shops while stopping to dine in one of the many restaurants and eateries. You'll probably want to add it to your annual family vacation tradition, as long as you can tear yourself away from the beach for the day. 

Learn more about all of your Topsail Island day trip options right here to start planning your adventures.


Topsail has deep roots in the history of the state and the nation. Explore more of this part of the Topsail area with an excursion or day trip to Poplar Grove Plantation. Living history abounds and you can immerse yourself in the period and times of this historic landmark. Take a tour, shop the farmer's market, roam the grounds. There's plenty of things to see and do here. Don't forget to check out their special events and activities throughout the year, too. For now, get to know Poplar Grove Plantation better by taking this video tour.

Read more about the most popular reasons people visit Poplar Grove Plantation and see why it's a local favorite attraction.

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Watch 5 of the Best Topsail NC Virtual Tours

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