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Topsail in March..first timers!

Princeton, West...
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Topsail in March..first timers!

Hello everyone!

We are looking to make an impromptu trip down to North Carolina in the next couple weeks. I keep hearing great things about Topsail but am worried a lot of establishments will be closed still and we won’t have much to do. We will be a group of 9..6 adults and 3 kids.

Should we still rent in Topsail or would OBX or maybe even Wrightsville beach be better? Any advice is greatly appreciated!!

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Johnson City...
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1. Re: Topsail in March..first timers!

If you are travelers/vacationers that require "entertainment" or to be entertained Topsail will not be for you at the end of March. As the weather will more than likely not be warm enough to have much beach/ocean time. We love Topsail and will be there next week and October. We love the quiet of Topsail

All the restaurants and shops,establishments will be open. I am unsure if the Karen Beasley turtle hospital is open for tours. It is still off season so you should be able to get an excellent rate for an ocean front rental etc..

Wilmington will be your closest destination for entertainment.

The aquarium at Fort Fisher is also a great destination.

Any Beach
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for Myrtle Beach, North Myrtle Beach, West Virginia
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2. Re: Topsail in March..first timers!

You might want to head further south. Yes, Wrightsville Beach might be a better choice, with 3 kids. Maybe Carolina Beach. Even better.... Myrtle Beach. Driving time will be the same.

Wilmington NC
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3. Re: Topsail in March..first timers!

I know that Sea Vista Motel on the south end of Topsail Beach is open. You can book online or call their front desk. It's oceanfront with private balconies. Hope this reply isn't too late for you to enjoy your trip.

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