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Surf City, NC Vacation Rentals

Surf City Travel Guide

The laid-back town of Surf City is where vacationers go to unwind. Located on Topsail Island in North Carolina, the town is home to beautiful sandy beaches, fishing piers, and a whole lot of fun for families. Whether you're looking to jet ski or browse the art galleries, there's certainly plenty to do. When it comes to eating and drinking, be sure to tuck into the local seafood and craft beer.

Things to Do in Surf City

The beach at Surf City is the big attraction in town and there is nowhere better to relax when the sun is out. If you're looking to try your hand at fishing, head to the Surf City Pier. Alternatively, the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center is where visitors can learn about sea life and conservation.

Elsewhere, the whole family will love the Shipwreck Point Golf, a fantastic themed crazy golf course. Players can compete beside waterfalls, skulls and a shipwreck on one of the two 18-hole courses.

Best Time to Visit Surf City

The best time to visit Surf City for the beach and fishing is during the spring and summer months.

A Local's Guide to Surf City Vacation Rentals

Located on Topsail Island, North Carolina, Surf city is a popular vacation destination. With stunning beaches, plenty of things to do and a range of surf condos, travelers return year after year to this getaway location.

One of the biggest draws to Surf City is of course Topsail beach, complete with stunning white sands and deep blue waters. A city landmark is the pier, and is a mecca for fishermen thanks to the range of facilities on offer. With lighting for night fishing, cleaning stations, bait supplies and a tackle shop, you won’t have to leave for the entire day! It is also a great place for a simple stroll, offering a unique perspective of the city and some great dining options.

One of the best ways to learn about the local sea life is at the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. An army of volunteers work tirelessly to conserve and preserve all species of marine turtles. The center offers tours and activities where you can learn more about these stunning creatures. If you want the chance to see some wildlife in their natural habit, take a Tiki Tour. They offer a range of tours with knowledgeable guides, and can be a great way to see the coastline with spectacular ocean views the whole way.

Head downtown and you will find many shopping and dining opportunities. Your trip to the city would not be complete without a visit to the Topsail Trading company, who offer a huge range of toys, bags, jewellery, fudge and more. Getting a vacation home in the center of town, on Shore Drive, will mean that you will be in walking distance to all the major attractions, and you won’t have to travel far to be in the heart of Surf City. It is here that you will find the Seacoast Art Gallery, which features original works and reproductions by local artists, and includes paintings, pottery, glass, metal and crafts.

There are a huge range of beautifully-decorated rentals in Surf City. Whatever your preference, there is likely to be a beach home for you. Some rentals include outdoor showers, large living areas, flat screen TV’s, unobstructed ocean views and hot tubs, and many are also pet-friendly. For a family, a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom property could be a good choice, or for a couple, a small beach house could be a better option.

Price and Availability in Surf City

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Surf City is in July, while the cheapest month is in December. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Surf City is in the high season in July. Surf City has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Surf City tends to be Monday, while the most expensive day tends to be Wednesday. Vacation homes in Surf City tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Surf City

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Surf City. The warmest months in Surf City are July and May, when temperatures reach 96 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 8 ˚F. The wettest month in Surf City is September with 25.51 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 1.82 inches of rain.

What Expert Travelers Think

Vacation Rentals in Surf City

At AllTheRooms.com we have accommodations from all of your favourite providers - VRBO, Homeaway, Airbnb and more. We have 1,361 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Surf City ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. A trip to Surf City can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $55 per night. The average price of accommodation in is $252 per night.

If you want to stay connected during your trip, then you can choose from over 504 accommodations in Surf City that have WiFi. Choose from 7 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. Driving to Surf City? Then choose one of the 501 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. We have 62 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, then be sure to choose one of the 151 pet-friendly accommodations available.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 5 providers in Surf City, including 206 places to stay from VRBO, 164 accommodations from Homeaway and 124 places to stay from Airbnb

616 of our accommodations in Surf City have been reviewed and rated. 56% are rated excellent or good. 407 accommodations allow instant booking.

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