Oceans RV Resort

The Area

Attractions Near Oceans RV Resort

Surf City, Golf, Topsail Island, Turtles, and Jazz

As you might guess, the vast Atlantic Ocean is the #1 attraction in Holly Ridge. But there is much more to see and do. So explore on foot, ride your bike, or hop in the car and head out on US 17 or State Hwy 50 to experience everything that Coastal North Carolina has to offer.

Surf City, North Carolina

Surf City

Push your baby stroller down the boardwalk in Surf City. Go shopping and get a glistening golden tan on the beach. Surfers can check the beach cam to see what the wave action looks like right now! Rent a beach wheelchair with big fat tires for your special needs person – everybody has fun at Surf City. Build a sand castle while watching the waves roll in. Surf City is your #1 reason to visit coastal North Carolina.

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family fishing

Surf City Pier

No fishing rod? No problem! Rent fishing rods at the Pier and cast your line for Drum, Sheepshead, and Mackerel. Visit the bait & tackle shop for fishing supplies, souvenirs, and big burgers.

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man golfing

Bear Trails Golf Club

Professionally-designed and open to the public, Bear Trails in nearby Jacksonville, NC offers an 18-hole championship golf course, pro shop, driving range, putting green, and golf lessons.

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family hiking

Onslow Pines Park

This large park in nearby Jacksonville NC offers hiking trails, picnic areas, baseball, football, and soccer fields, tennis, basketball, and volleyball, and an all-ability playground for children. Yes, the swings and slides are wheelchair accessible.

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Topsail Beach, North Carolina

North Topsail Beach

Legend has it that Blackbeard the Pirate buried his loot here. The kids will definitely find pretty shells while searching for buried treasure along Topsail’s three miles of sandy shore. Warm waters from the Gulf Stream and cool inshore currents combine to create fishing opportunities year-round. And North Topsail Beach is a turtle sanctuary. Loggerhead turtles come annually to lay their eggs on the island.

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Patio Playground

For 70 years, The Putt-Putt, Topsail Island’s only family entertainment center has offered big fun. Join the party! Enjoy mini golf, ice cream, arcade, and a DJ.

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East Coast Sports

Your Island Outfitter in Surf City offers fishing tackle, sporting goods, boat &
kayak rental, and outdoor apparel. Bike and surfboard rentals too!

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baby turtles in a rescue center

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center

A ‘must-do’ for nature lovers who want to learn about marine turtles. You can help rescue, rehabilitate, and release these animals when you reserve your tour date at the Sea Turtle Rescue Center.

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Flight of craft beers

Salty Turtle Beer Company

Two ex-Marines met at a neighborhood garage sale and turned their combined love for beer into the Salty Turtle Beer Company in Surf City. Visit the taproom for more than 14 varieties of freshly brewed local beer.

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Soundside Park

Surf City’s premier park is right beside the Intracoastal Waterway and is perfect for watching birds & wildlife, playing on the pirate ship, and spectacular photo ops of the Sound.

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Airlie Gardens, North Carolina

Airlie Gardens

A 67-acre park full of oak trees and beautiful flowers offers guided tours, nature opportunities for school children, yoga classes, a Butterfly House, art exhibits, and all sorts of special events. Go to Airlie Gardens and be amazed!

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tegu lizard

EMA Touch Tank Aquarium

Meet and touch tegu lizards, giant groupers, sharks, chameleons, lots o’ turtles, snakes, frogs, horseshoe crabs, and all kinds of things that live in tanks. Fascinating fun for everyone.

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Permuda Island Coastal Reserve

Paddle your kayak to a narrow island, just 1.5 miles long in Stump Sound between Topsail Island and mainland North Carolina. Permuda Island can only be reached by shallow draft boats. A little paradise for birds, bugs, and wildlife, it is thickly covered with brush, trees, and wild flowers. Take your camera and enjoy scenic Permuda Island from your paddleboard. It’s wild!

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historic military photo

Missiles and More Museum

The museum building was once used to assemble missiles for a secret government mission. Today the MaMM houses exhibits about Barrier Islands, Camp Davis, Natural History, Operation Bumblebee, Osprey Aircraft, Pirates, and Women Airforce Service Pilots. Go there for eye-opening history!

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golf course in North Carolina

North Shore Golf Course

Natural beauty and challenging play await in nearby Sneads Ferry, NC. This semi-private 18-hole golf club is open to the public and offers golf packages and special holiday golf events.

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jazz band playing on stage

Ocean City Annual Jazz Festival

Ocean City, an African-American stronghold of home-ownership on Topsail Island since 1949, hosts an annual 3-day Jazz Festival dedicated to music, unity, and fun for everyone. Come for the traditional and contemporary jazz and stay for the food, the history, and the scenic beauty.

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Surf City Events Calendar

With everything from Movies to Fishing Tournaments and Christmas Tree Lighting, there’s always something fun going on in Surf City. Click the calendar to see what’s up when you visit Oceans RV Resort.

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What’s cookin’ in Holly Ridge and Surf City?

You’ll never go hungry here, that’s for sure! Choose American classics, seafood, Mexican restaurants, steaks, Italian food, Asian cuisine, pizza, cute cafés, BBQ, deli style, pizza, burgers, and lots more.

Try them all!

Oceans RV Resort
730 E Ocean Road
Holly Ridge, NC 28445

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(910) 778-2839