To See and Do
Surf City Ocean Pier
The 937-foot-long pier includes two fish-cleaning stations, fresh running water, and fishing
supplies available for purchase (See live Webcam)
The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle and Rescue Hospital
Based in Surf City, the committed volunteers nurse sick or injured sea turtles and provide a safe haven
for nesting turtles to lay eggs.
Topsail Island Historical Society
Exhibits, visiting speakers and other events chronicle the history of this 26-mile-long barrier island.
U.S. Naval Ordnance Test Facilities
Topsail Island was the first of three sites on the Atlantic seaboard used near the end of World War II and it was the first permanent ground for missile testing.
Missiles and More Museum
Operation Bumblebee, the U.S. Navy's secret guided-missile-testing program from 1946-1948, is explained with exhibits and artificats--a must-see for history buffs
Tour Boats in Topsail
Cruise past Blackbeard's supposed hideout on a sightseeing cruise or enjoy a dinner cruise sailing the Sound
Fishing in Topsail Sound
Guided fishing in the Intracoastal Waterway aboard the Headhunter
Swingbridge Beer and Wine
Hundreds of varieties -- plenty of selection for your vacation!
Topsail Greens Golf Club
Elevated greens and numerous water holes present golfers with a challenging 6,300-yard course in nearby Hampstead, N.C
Town of Surf City
Learn about our town
Cape Fear Museum of Science and History
A visit to the Cape Fear Museum of History and Science is a terrific way to soak in the area's
USS North Carolina
Moored near Surf City in downtown Wilmington, this was the first American warship pressed into service during World War, seeing extensive action in the Pacific Theater.