Topsail Island, North Carolina Makes List of Top Rising Vacation Rental Destinations by TripAdvisor
"Avid travelers have an innate curiosity to see the world.
They’re constantly searching for the next best thing – or place – to experience. But you don’t always need to travel across the world to get it. Many jewels are located right here in the US, from sea to shining sea. Often it just takes a wave of vacationers to realize their inherent beauty."
It doesn't take long for visitors and vacationers to quickly realize what residents and locals of Topsail Island have known for a long time: It's a beautiful place! We're not surprised that Topsail Island was listed on TripAdvisor's Top Rising Vacation Rental Destinations for 2015—not surprised at all. If you are a follower of this blog (and we hope you are), you know that we can't say enough good things about our barrier island paradise located just off of North Carolina's gorgeous southern coastline.
TripAdvisor set out to pinpoint the 30 fastest-growing vacation rental destinations according to spikes in interest in these particular locations over the past year. The common thread among the top 30 destinations is that each offers "something special,” a mix of outdoor recreation, kid-friendly attractions, entertainment, culture, arts, history and more, according to TripAdvisor.
What Do People Love Most About Topsail Island?
There's no one easy answer for that question but there are a few common themes: the family-friendly atmosphere, the pet-friendly environment, and the fact that Topsail Island is not as commercialized as other East Coast beaches. The 26-mile island is home to the towns of North Topsail Beach, Surf City and Topsail Beach which all pride themselves on their small, beach-town feel and sense of community. About 95% of Topsail Island's businesses are family owned and operated, according to Pender County Tourism.
How Do People Like to Spend Their Time During Their Topsail Island Vacation?
Obviously the pristine beaches and sparkling Atlantic waters are a huge draw for people. Walks on the beach, sunbathing, kids frolicking in the sand, splashing in the surf, fishing off the pier, shelling—what's not to love? Add in some breathtaking coastal sunsets, a good amount of fun local attractions, a healthy mix of area events and festivals, and you have a recipe for beach vacation bliss. Check out more about our local attractions and things to do here.
Planning Your Topsail Beach Vacation
So, what are you waiting for? We have all of the resources and information you need to start planning your Topsail beach vacation. We make it easy to find what you need online, and we a have friendly, knowledgeable staff that can assist you with any additional questions. See for yourself why people love our little island and keep coming back year after year, and what puts it on the trending vacation rental destination map. Take a look at some of our featured Topsail Island beach vacation rentals right here to get your beach vacation planning started.
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