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We’ve all waited through a long and frigid winter to make it to spring and we’re only a few short weeks away from sunny days coming back into our lives! With that in mind, now is the perfect time to make plans for a spring vacation to Myrtle Beach! And the middle of March couldn’t be a better time since St. Patrick’s Day conveniently falls on Saturday, March 16th. Now that you’ve got a g....
Myrtle Beach and muscle cars: they go together like peanut butter and jelly! There’s just something iconic about cruising down Ocean Boulevard in a classic American automobile. And as spring gets closer and closer, convertible weather is right around the corner. This March, the premier car enthusiast event returns to the Grand Strand as the Run to the Sun Car Show commemorates its 31st year.With....
It's always a great time to enjoy a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach! March is right around the corner and each day the weather is getting a little warmer. Even better, St. Patrick's Day falls on Sunday, March 17th this year, giving you the perfect excuse to pack your bags, book a great Myrtle Beach condo with Beach Vacations and come join us for fun and festivities celebrating all things Irish all we....
With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, it’s important that you set your plans for a romantic night out to celebrate that special someone in your life. After all, no one wants to be that person who has to scramble at the last minute and winds up treating their love to drive-thru fast food and gas station flowers. If you really want be a hero to significant other, after you’ve booked your V....
As we plow through January and further into 2019, remember that it’s never too early to plan a romantic Valentine’s Day surprise for that special someone in your life! And while flowers and Olive Garden are by no means a bad choice (can’t go wrong with unlimited breadsticks), you know what would really impress your companion? A Valentine’s Day vacation to Myrtle Beach! With tons of great r....
One of the premier nightlife gathering spots will open in early 2019 right off of Grissom Parkway in Myrtle Beach as Topgolf brings its unique brand of sports and entertainment to the Grand Strand. With 30 locations already open around the US, thousands of golfers--and non-golfers--have enjoyed the non-stop fun a night out at Topgolf provides and this golf-themed venue is sure to become one of the....
The time has come again to lace up those sneakers and prepare for the excitement and exhilaration that accompanies the Myrtle Beach Marathon! Back for its 22nd Anniversary, the racing event is known for being one of the fastest and flattest in South Carolina and includes the Myrtle Beach Marathon, Half Marathon, 5k and Grande Dunes Family Fun Run! Join all of the fun the weekend of March 1 - 3, 20....
As we roll along through the holidays and towards the end of 2018, that means that New Year's Eve festivities are right around the corner! And while Myrtle Beach is an amazing place to visit during those warmer months, the Grand Strand will host dozens of fun-filled parties and celebrations that will give Times Square a run for its money. From family-friendly daytime events to late-night soirees, ....
All around Myrtle Beach this time of year you’re sure to find displays of Christmas cheer. From colorful lights to fantastic live shows, the Christmas spirit burns as bright Rudolph’s red nose! OK, that’s the last of the rhymes, or at least intentional ones. Myrtle Beach is always fun during the warm spring and summer months but there is a plethora of great reasons to take a winter vacation ....
As we roll past October and into the heart of fall, it won’t be too long before Christmas is upon us. And along the Grand Strand that means the start of another amazing season of festive live Christmas shows at area theaters. From classic and nostalgic to contemporary interpretations, the Christmas shows of Myrtle Beach truly have something for everyone! Here are a couple of the biggest Christma....
It's almost the most wonderful time of the year in Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to get started planning for your beach getaway to the Grand Strand for the best in Black Friday shopping experiences that are sure to make everyone on your holiday gift list smile from ear to ear! Explore some of the top shopping destinations in the Myrtle....
The fun and excitement of Myrtle Beach doesn’t end as summer winds down. Through the fall and winter months the Grand Strand still offers up fantastic festivals and events that are the perfect reasons to make a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach. One such festival is right around the coer as the Mythical & Medieval Fest retus to Myrtle Beach on Saturday, November 9th and Sunday, November 10th. Thi....
We’re less than three weeks away from that spooktacular October holiday, Halloween, and if you’re planning on a fall vacation to Myrtle Beach there are lots of frightening attractions to check out during your stay. After all, this is the time of year when a scare or two is fun for everyone! During your trip to Myrtle Beach be sure to visit these fright-filled haunted houses and venues.Nightmar....
Along with the leaves changing and the temperatures getting a little cooler, the return of football is a welcome aspect of autumn. And no matter who your favorite college or pro team is, the Grand Strand is rife with amazing sports bars that will fill your appetite for both food and sports action! From North Myrtle Beach all the way to Murrells Inlet, here are a few great places to catch limitless....
Myrtle Beach is known for having a huge abundance of restaurants ranging from local seafood joints to high-end steakhouses and everything in between. With hundreds of different eateries dotting the coast from North Myrtle Beach down to Pawleys Island your appetite is guaranteed to find it’s perfect mate! And if you’re planning a fall vacation to Myrtle Beach there are going to be plenty of cul....
September is a fantastic time of year to take a vacation to Myrtle Beach. Of course, a Myrtle Beach vacation is a great idea year round, but if you’re into milder temperatures it’s tough to go wrong with an early fall Grand Strand getaway. And if you take a trip to Myrtle Beach during the last weekend of September, you should definitely check out the St. John’s Greek Festival, one of Myrtle ....
One of the things that makes America so special is the blending of cultures that have mixed together to make a truly one-of-a-kind country. Two of the largest and most influential groups that have impacted American society are peoples of Italian and Irish descent. With the 15th Annual Irish Italian International Festival in North Myrtle Beach, you can learn about and enjoy all the unique aspects o....
If you’re like thousands of other fortunate individuals, you’re probably making a list of things you’ve got to experience on your upcoming vacation to Myrtle Beach. September is a fantastic month to visit the Grand Strand, with the scalding hot summer heat easing up a bit but still offering beautiful sunny weather. And if you plan on being in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, September 15th, you sho....
The Grand Strand is known for many things but one of the most iconic aspects to come out of this area is the shag, the renowned swinging dance that calls Myrtle Beach its birthplace. Coming into prominence from back in the early 1940’s, the shag owes its existence to the sounds of R&B music that emanated nightly from African-American beach clubs along Ocean Boulevard. White teenagers were dr....
Believe it or not, Myrtle Beach isn’t only a great vacation spot from June through August. There are plenty of great attractions and events that take place outside of the peak summer months that make the Grand Strand a true year-round vacation destination. One such event takes place in Myrtle Beach on September 15th and 16th as the Native Sons Salt Games retu to showcase amazing athletic competi....
There’s just something about cruising down Ocean Boulevard, and that feeling is only enhanced when you’re rolling down the scenic Myrtle Beach strip in a Ford Mustang. The Mustang has been one of America’s most iconic sports cars since the first one rolled off the production line 54 years ago and Mustangs have gaered a following of insanely devoted enthusiasts. Whether it’s a classic cherr....
With so many amazing things to do on your vacation to Myrtle Beach, sometimes it’s tough to fit everything in. And since the Grand Strand is more well known for attractions like the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk or Broadway at the Beach, you might be surprised to learn that the Myrtle Beach area is home to some fantastic museums and historical exhibits to bring some knowledge and culture to your beach ....
We’ve all been there. “What do you want for dinner?” That dreaded question that seems to have no correct answer. But when no one can decide between burgers, Mexican, Chinese or that new place down the street, there’s one tried and true choice to make everyone happy: pizza! It’s been said that there’s no such thing as bad pizza. We’ll leave that up to you to decide, but there definite....
Summer along the Grand Strand is now in full swing, and this weekend the Carolina Country Music Fest takes place, drawing tens of thousands of festival goers to watch three days of country music's biggest stars. But the music scene along the Grand Strand doesn't stop there, and even better, many of the concerts around Myrtle Beach are absolutely free to enjoy! From North Myrtle Beach to Murrells I....
There are many great reasons to take a summer vacation to Myrtle Beach. One of the top reasons is definitely the amazing entertainment options to enjoy around the Grand Strand. If you're lucky enough to be making a trip to Myrtle Beach in mid-June you can't miss the 2018 Toughest Monster Truck Tour as it comes to the Myrtle Beach Speedway for their Beach Devastation show. This high-octane exhibiti....
There are tons of ways to have fun on your Myrtle Beach vacation, from mini golf to arcades to boogie boarding down on the beach. If you find yourself in North Myrtle Beach, it's definitely worth your while to head over to 710 Lanes! If you're a fan of bowling 710 is an awesome venue to roll a few games, but with a huge array of games it's so much more than your average bowling alley. Just take a ....
While there's no bad time for a golf vacation to Myrtle Beach, during the summer months it can get pretty hot out there on the links. And by pretty hot, we mean low 90s is a nice, cool day! But that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy a round or two. You'll just need to gear up with the proper attire and gadgets to make sure that you beat the heat during your golf trip. Here are some great choices t....
TicketReturn.com Field is no stranger to action as it serves as the home field for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans baseball team. But on Tuesday, June 19th a different type of action will dazzle spectators as the Nitro Circus rolls into town as part of their nationwide Next Level Tour. The event will showcase elite motocross riders putting their skills to the test to perform death-defying tricks that a....
There's no shortage of fun things to do on your Myrtle Beach vacation, but since the ocean is right here, why not set sail out into the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean? Luckily, the Little River area of the Grand Strand has plenty of great ocean adventures waiting to delight you on your trip to Myrtle Beach! On your upcoming summer vacation, check out some of these great ways to have fun ....
With summer quickly approaching, Myrtle Beach will be hosting a tremendous schedule of festivals and special events for the next several months. The unofficial start of summer in Myrtle Beach will take place Friday June 1st through Sunday June 3rd with the 63rd Annual Sun Fun Festival. This wildly popular event has provided good times and great memories for thousands of Myrtle Beach locals and vis....
With four-championship quality golf courses designed by some of the biggest names in the sport, Barefoot Resort is one of the finest destinations that anyone could choose for their Myrtle Beach golf vacation. This Grand Strand jewel showcases the unique coastal landscape among the area courses and offers first-class accommodations within the multiple neighborhoods of the resort. From modern two or....
Some people say there's no such thing as bad pizza. Those people must have never had the delight of enjoying an anchovy and pineapple pie with light cheese and well-done crust. However, we can definitively say that there's no such thing as a bad day at the beach! Even if you're only armed with a beach towel, you'll have a great time on the Myrtle Beach shoreline. But if you want to take your alrea....
With miles and miles of beautiful beaches, tons of golf and nearly endless entertainment, there's ever a bad time for a Myrtle Beach vacation. But on the weekend of May 19th and 20th, one of the Grand Strand's biggest festival returns as the 37th Annual Blue Crab Festival takes place on the historic Little River waterfront. Whether you're a fan of delicious local seafood, live music or great arts ....
When you own a vacation rental property, you get one chance to make a lasting impression on your guests in hopes of welcoming them back for return trips in the future. Don't let lackluster interiors or outdated furnishings scare away guests from returning to your condo on their next Myrtle Beach vacation. Instead, let the professional interior designers at IQ Designs help you maintain the attracti....
Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas of the Grand Strand offer dozens of great spring festivals each year. One of the most popular festivals will return for its 13th year as Mayfest On Main takes place in North Myrtle Beach on Saturday, May 18th. If you're thinking about making a weekend trip to Myrtle Beach in May, this is sure to be a great event to enjoy during your vacation! Mayfest On ....
With over 80 golf courses available along the Grand Strand, it's no wonder why the Myrtle Beach area is known as the Golf Capital of the World. And with many of the area's best courses situated around Pawleys Island, there's no shortage of world-class links to test your game and delight golfers of all skill levels. If you're planning on playing a round or two during your upcoming vacation to Pawle....
When you think about Myrtle Beach, there are many things that come to mind like the Boardwalk, beach music and endless golf courses. But one of the things Myrtle Beach is best known for will be celebrated from April 20-29 as the SOS Spring Safari returns to the area to perform the shag at the Grand Strand's most popular beach bars and dance clubs! With ten days of dancing fun packed into the dur....
Stop us if you've heard this before, but Myrtle Beach can get quite hot during the spring and summer months. And after a long round (or two) of golf along the Grand Strand, you and your fellow golfers may have worked up quite a thirst. Luckily, there are a multitude of places to quench your thirst during your Myrtle Beach golf vacation. If you're a fan of craft beer or microbrews, here are a few....
If you're like thousands of other fun-loving travelers, the warm spring weather probably has you dreaming of a trip to Myrtle Beach. After all, who doesn't love miles and miles of beautiful beaches, non-stop entertainment, nearly endless shopping and dining options, all within a few minutes of your condo? It's no wonder why scores of travelers make a Myrtle Beach vacation a yearly tradition, and....
Get ready for your favorite meals on wheels whenever you attend the 2nd Annual Myrtle Beach Food Truck Festival this April 20-22 at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place in the oceanfront Boardwalk District. Come out from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday to take part in this fun and delicious Spring festival in the heart of Myrtle Beach. Ad....
Trends come and go, but in the hospitality industry, it is important to understand just how much your interior design components can affect your guests' experiences. Read ahead to discover six interior design trends that are taking the hospitality industry by storm in 2018. Personalized Experiences "Selfie" wasn't the top word of 2013 for nothing. The Internet and Smart Phone eras have helped....
When it comes to remodeling, redecorating, or renovating your home, you can either try to Do-It-Yourself or you can hire a professional interior design team to manage your home improvement project. While you may feel motivated initially to tackle a DIY project, you will find, in the long run, that opting for professional assistance is the best solution. At IQ Designs in Myrtle Beach, South Carol....
Myrtle Beach is well-known for its abundance of amusement and entertainment options, but even with so many great options for filling your vacation with fun, it's a big deal when the fair comes to town. The Horry County Fair returns to the Myrtle Beach Speedway from April 20-29 and promises to be a can't-miss event during your upcoming spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach. Make sure you attend one....
With beautiful views all along the shore of Myrtle Beach, it's easy to find your gaze locked on the rolling waves of the Atlantic Ocean. But if you're taking a Myrtle Beach vacation during April 28th and 29th, be sure to keep your eyes on the skies as the Wings Over Myrtle Beach Airshow takes place. If you haven't already booked a weekend spring trip to Myrtle Beach, this is a great time to visit ....
During daylight hours on your Myrtle Beach golf vacation, it's all about hitting the links. But when the sun goes down, unless you've got night vision goggles, glow-in-the-dark golf balls and floodlights on your golf cart, you'll need to find some activities to fill out your getaway itinerary. Luckily, Myrtle Beach offers a ton of great live entertainment choices to enjoy on your golf trip! Here a....
May is right around the corner, and that means the air will soon be filled with the rumble of thousands of motorcycle engines as the Myrtle Beach bike weeks roll back into the Grand Strand. With the Myrtle Beach Bike Week Spring Rally taking place from May 11-20 and Myrtle Beach Bikefest happening over Memorial Day weekend from May 25-28, if you're a motorcycle enthusiast, May is the perfect tim....
When you take a trip to Myrtle Beach, not only do you get to enjoy beautiful beaches, endless golf and mile-long list of entertainment options, but you can pick from nearly a thousand area restaurants that are guaranteed to satisfy any appetite! With such a tremendous assortment of dining options, one of the toughest choices during your Myrtle Beach vacation can be where to enjoy your next meal.....
With hundreds of great restaurants to choose from around the Grand Strand, there's no shortage of fantastic dining options on your vacation to Myrtle Beach! Around almost any corner you're likely to find whatever taste you're craving, whether it's fresh seafood, steak, sushi, pizza or BBQ. But while ordering that perfect meal is great, it's even better when you can enjoy it while taking in a beaut....
We're only a couple of weeks away from April, and that means one thing: baseball is right around the corner! Dozens of major leaguers have made their way to the big leagues after a stop in Myrtle Beach, and with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans' 2018 season kicking off on April 5, you're likely to see some future MLB stars take the field. Make sure you don't miss out on all the action during your vacatio....
We're now a full week into March and for you and many travelers like yourself, your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach is right around the corner. And with so many fantastic entertainment options to choose from along the Grand Strand, your Myrtle Beach spring break trip is sure to be non-stop fun from start to finish! In fact, the hardest part can sometimes be choosing which activities to enjoy....
All golfers know that a great set of clubs doesn't automatically improve your game, but it probably won't hurt to upgrade those old sticks rattling around in your golf bag! After all, Jack and Arnie may have gotten by with wooden drivers, but even they got with the times as technology advanced. And the current arms race of drivers, irons and putters continues to push the limits of what professio....
If you're like thousands of other families, you're probably preparing for your Myrtle Beach spring break or summer vacation in the coming months. Also, like many families, you might be working on your budget to make sure you don't break the bank on your vacation to Myrtle Beach. If you've already booked with Beach Vacations then you've done great by reserving your Myrtle Beach condo or beach house....
There's nothing like owning a vacation property in Myrtle Beach or the surrounding Grand Strand! Scores of travelers return to this special coastal paradise year after year for relaxation, recreation and non-stop beach fun. But when you're not staying in your Myrtle Beach condo or beach house, why let it sit unused when it can be a fantastic source of passive income? Thousands of potential Grand....
Early June is always a fantastic time for a Myrtle Beach vacation, but the past few years the annual Carolina Country Music Fest has made it one of the most popular times of year to make the trip to the Grand Strand! This year marks the fourth time the festival has descended upon Myrtle Beach, and like the previous years, the lineup of country music stars is second to none! If you're even a casu....
On your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach, there are sure to be plenty of great activities and amusements to keep you entertained, but if you're planning on being in the Grand Strand March 23-25, don't miss the Saltwater Highland Games! This festival celebrating Celtic heritage is taking place at the North Myrtle Beach Sports and Parks Complex and is sure to be a fantastic event to enjoy dur....
After a long day on the golf course, you and your fellow golfers are likely to have worked up a ferocious appetite. Luckily, there are plenty of great restaurants to enjoy during your Myrtle Beach golf vacation! And to satiate that hunger, there's nothing like a perfectly-seared steak to satisfy! During your next golf trip to Myrtle Beach be sure to visit some of the following fantastic steakhouse....
Whether you're in town for a girls' weekend or a romantic getaway with your significant other, there's always a great time to be had when you go out for Drinks and Dessert! Read ahead to discover a few of our favorite spots in Myrtle Beach where the beverages are strong and the sweets are indulgent. Strong Waters Craft Cocktails Strong Waters Craft Cocktails & Kitchen is one of the best plac....
The Grand Strand is known for lots of great fun and recreation activities out on the water, but there are plenty of fast and furious land-based things to do while on your Myrtle Beach vacation. During your next trip to Myrtle Beach fulfill your need for speed and burn rubber to these fast-paced attractions! The Myrtle Beach Speedway The Myrtle Beach Speedway has been host to hundreds of stock ....
If you're planning a vacation to Myrtle Beach, you're sure to enjoy a nearly limitless array of recreation and entertainment choices. One of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful Myrtle Beach coast is by taking advantage of the many pier fishing and offshore charter fishing excursions available along the Grand Strand. No matter if you're a novice or experienced angler, you'll be able to enjoy the....
Why do bees have sticky hair? Because they use honeycombs! OK, you may not have laughed at that, but luckily for you there are plenty of fantastic live comedy venues for you to enjoy during your Myrtle Beach vacation! No matter what style of comedy you enjoy, your trip to Myrtle Beach is sure to be filled with laughter when you visit one of these great entertainment venues. Comedy Cabana My....
So you've booked your Myrtle Beach golf vacation and now you that you've got the perfect golf course condo and an unbeatable tee time schedule all you've got to do is plan for after your daily round of golf (or two). And if you're playing any of the courses in the North Myrtle Beach area there are lots of great spots to enjoy delicious eats and frosty beverages after your round is complete! Here a....
New Orleans isn't the only place to enjoy all the fun of Mardi Gras. The Grand Strand will host plenty of awesome Mardi Gras parties that give you a great reason to plan a vacation to Myrtle Beach! Book your Myrtle Beach condo with Beach Vacations today and enjoy some good times at any of the area Mardi Gras-themed events! Restaurants and bars at area destinations like Broadway at the Beach an....
Stretch your hamstrings, lace up your best running shoes and get ready for the Myrtle Beach Marathon, retuing to the Grand Strand on March 3, 2018. Renowned for its fast and flat layout, mild weather and scenic course, the Myrtle Beach Marathon celebrates its 21st year in 2018, welcoming thousands of runners from across the country for a fun-filled weekend. Not quite up to running a full marath....
Sure, everyone knows about popular hotspots in Myrtle Beach like Broadway at the Beach and the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, but there are plenty of fantastic venues to enjoy beautiful natural habitats and native wildlife while on your Myrtle Beach vacation too! On your next trip to Myrtle Beach be sure to check out some of these lush parks, gardens and nature experiences that are available along the Gr....
As any golfer or golf fan knows, the most prestigious tournament every year takes place during the first week in April at The Masters at Augusta National in Augusta, Georgia. But once the competition concludes and the green jacket is awarded, the attention shifts to North Myrtle Beach and Barefoot Resort where Darius Rucker hosts the annual Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am. Year in and o....
No Myrtle Beach vacation is complete without the perfect souvenir! No matter if you're all about kitschy and cheesy or high-class elegance, there are tons of great shopping opportunities waiting for you during your trip to Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand! During your vacation to Myrtle Beach be sure to visit some of these awesome shops and shopping areas! The Gay Dolphin A trip to the Gay Do....
We're all riding out these winter months just dreaming of warm sunny days that seem so far off, but make sure not to daydream too much and miss out on booking your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach! After all, Myrtle Beach is one of the most popular spring break destinations on the east coast, and you don't want your fellow breakers reserving the perfect condo in Myrtle Beach before you do. Be....
It may be cold right now, but before you know it birds will be chirping, flowers will be blooming and the peak golf season in Myrtle Beach will be in full swing! There's nothing like a spring golf vacation to Myrtle Beach, and it's even better when you have the best gear to enjoy on your golf getaway. After booking your Myrtle Beach golf package with Myrtle Beach Golf Central, heck out some of the....
The new year is here, and many of us have set a goal of being healthier in 2018. Don't use vacation as an excuse to forego your new healthy eating goals- there are plenty of places in the Myrtle Beach area that offer vitamin-filled and nutrient-rich meals that everyone in your group will love. Read ahead to explore our four favorite healthy food spots along the Grand Strand.4 Healthy Food Spots To....
While Myrtle Beach is great for couples all year long, you can step things up a notch when you book your next beach escape around Valentine's Day. Bring your favorite person or closest friends for a simply lovely time along the Grand Strand. Here are our tips for experiencing Myrtle Beach's romantic side. Sunrise Get up early during your romantic getaway to Myrtle Beach to experience a beauti....
Each year, millions of people from across the United States and around the world gather together to watch two teams in their battle to see who will be the next Super Bowl Champion of the NFL. This year on Sunday, February 4, 2018, you can experience Super Bowl LII at a variety of establishments scattered throughout the Grand Strand, and if you're spending the weekend at one of our fabulous Myrtle ....
Each year, the Market Common decks the halls and transforms into a festive holiday market experience. This year, the Market Common Holiday Bazaar will be open for business from noon until 4 p.m. every Saturday in December. All of the fun unfolds at Howard Avenue, where local vendors come together in the traditions of old to sale fresh food, hand-made arts and crafts, and live greens! Spend your Sa....
It may be overwhelming when you discover that there are literally hundreds of shopping spots and destinations along the Grand Strand. From specialty shops to boutiques to malls and outlets, there is definitely something for everyone who visits this fabulous coastal area. If you're looking to knock out some bargain shopping during your stay, check out the following destinations before you make the ....
Looking for something unique and totally Myrtle Beach during your next beach vacation? Stop by any of these specialty shops for the perfect souvenir to take home. From t-shirts to home decor to cherished keepsakes, you will love the items these shops have to offer! Gay Dolphin The Gay Dolphin Gift Cove is a time-tested treasure found along Ocean Boulevard in downtown Myrtle Beach. Located betw....
The holiday season brings with it a sense of joy and anticipation like no other, but sometimes planning out gifts for your loved ones can be stressful. While we may not be experts on all gifts, we know a thing or two when it comes to taking a beach vacation! That's why we've compiled a list of the Top 10 Gifts for the Beach Traveler in your life. Beach Umbrella In recent years, the city of My....
A souvenir is a keepsake item that serves as a reminder for your wonderful time spent on vacation. When you travel to Myrtle Beach, you're sure to find the memory-holding souvenir that is perfect for you, so that you can bring home a little piece of the beach. Here are our Top 7 Souvenirs to Take Home From Your Myrtle Beach Vacation: Pressed Penny For the cost of a few coins, create your own M....
A Winter day in Myrtle Beach may mean something a little different than a Winter day in your hometown, since this coastal city rarely gets snow and typically maintains mild temperatures throughout the season. If you're looking to make a spontaneous getaway to Myrtle Beach to escape the icy conditions where you live, then come visit the always-exciting Grand Strand. While you may still need to wear....
What's worse than reaching your vacation destination only to realize that you've left something important behind at home? Don't let your travel be affected by forgotten items- use our vacation packing checklist to make sure you have everything you need to have a fabulous time in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach! Year-Round Necessities No matter what time of the year you visit the vacation c....
Though it may seem that costs are higher than ever when it comes to just about everything, you can still have a fantastic time on your Myrtle Beach vacation without breaking the bank! Aside from spending plenty of time on the beach and in the ocean, there are lots of fun attractions in the area that you can do for less than $10. Here are 5 of our favorites: Ripley's Mirror Maze on Ocean Bouleva....
While Myrtle Beach may be known as a shopping, dining, and golfing destination, visitors can also enjoy plenty of live music when vacationing along the Grand Strand. Whether you're interested in showing off your singing chops at a karaoke bar, busting a move to the latest hits, or discovering a new favorite band, you'll find it all at the live music venues of Myrtle Beach. Crocodile Rocks This....
Finding the best places to eat while on vacation may seem like a monumental task. With hundreds of dining establishments scattered throughout the Myrtle Beach area, it's tough to narrow your meal plan down to just one restaurant. During your next beach getaway to the Grand Strand, you may find yourself looking for a brunch spot when you can't decide if it's too late for breakfast or too early for....
Celebrating it's sixth year of existence in May, the Myrtle Beach Skywheel has fast become one of the most iconic Grand Strand attractions. Since opening in 2011, the Skywheel has created a striking profile along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk. Locals and visitors alike have fallen in love with the unparalleled views available during a ride on the Skywheel. Here are some fun facts about this impressiv....
For a New Year's Eve celebration that offers seemingly endless amounts of fun, entertainment, and activities, head to Myrtle Beach to welcome in the year 2018. With numerous events taking place all along the Grand Strand, you are sure to find a celebration that is just right for you! Medieval Times Make it a medieval New Year's Eve when you attend this stunning dinner and show at Medieval Time....
Spending your Christmas vacation in Myrtle Beach and along the Grand Strand offers you the chance to take in the sights and sounds of this thrilling coastal destination. From spectacular holiday shows and events to fabulous shopping opportunities, you're sure to have a unique experience when you spend the holidays at the beach. While your Christmas vacation may take you away from Grandmother's hou....
Even though there are just under eight months to go before the 2018 Carolina Country Music Fest takes place in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, it's never too early to start planning your CCMF experience. With many partner hotels and resorts offering package deals and specials, now is the perfect time to reserve your downtown Myrtle Beach stay! All of your favorite country music stars are set to t....
The Myrtle Beach Ripken Experience annually hosts the largest travel baseball and softball tournaments throughout the Grand Strand area. Named for professional baseball player Cal Ripken, Jr., the camps and tournaments seek to provide younger players with Big League experiences at an affordable rate. The Ripken Experience Myrtle Beach puts you right in the middle of all of the game-day action and ....
Take a walk on the wild side when you visit Myrtle Beach during your next condo rental experience. From thrilling outdoor adventures that allow you to enjoy the beautiful Myrtle Beach weather to inside excursions that take you under the sea, there are so many great ways to get up close and personal with animals when you visit the Grand Strand. Check out the opportunities below to make your dream M....
What's better than taking a fun vacation to Myrtle Beach? The answer to that question is taking a fun vacation to Myrtle Beach during the holiday season! While there are always tons of experiences to make your Myrtle Beach condo rental experience enjoyable, the holiday season brings about extra special events and spectacular opportunities for everyone in your group. During your end-of-the-year be....
Each year, families and friends gather together to give thanks and show appreciation for all of the wonderful things in their lives. The Thanksgiving holiday in America has become synonymous with turkey, football, and shopping, and during your stay in Myrtle Beach, you can experience it all! As you give thanks and celebrate this special holiday, take time to explore some of Myrtle Beach's greatest....
Don't look now, but Halloween is just around the corner! This spooky, fun-filled holiday comes to life in Myrtle Beach, where area events bring locals and visitors together for some frightfully thrilling celebrations! If your beach getaway brings you to the area during late October, be sure to check out these exciting, festive experiences. Halloween on the Marshwalk Make your way down to Murre....
There's no greater time to hit the links than in the Fall. The kids are back in school, so it's the perfect time for a getaway with the buddies, and family destinations like Myrtle Beach see less traffic and crowds. With mild, comfortable temperatures, generally great weather, lower prices, and beautiful outdoor scenic views, there is no question that few experiences can rival an Autumn golf vacat....
It's almost the most wonderful time of the year in Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to get started planning for your beach getaway to the Grand Strand for the best in Black Friday shopping experiences that are sure to make everyone on your holiday gift list smile from ear to ear! Explore some of the top shopping destinations in the Myrtle....
There's something very special about the Fall season- whether it's the arrival of Pumpkin Spice Lattes, the changing colors of the leaves, or the slight chill in the air, Myrtle Beach in Autumn is truly something amazing to behold. If you are looking to spend your vacation along the Grand Strand at a time when prices are lower, the beach is less crowded, and traffic is much more manageable, then ....
With the winding down of the summer months and the onset of the fall season, it is time to get ready for one of Autumn's most beloved traditions: festival season. From street fairs to riverfront fests, we have you covered when it comes to Fall festivals along the Grand Strand. One of the most beloved festivals from around the area comes back for its 13th year of celebration! The ShrimpFest will t....
One of the most difficult decisions during your beach getaway may include determining the best place to eat. With literally thousands of dining options along the Grand Strand, choosing a restaurant in Myrtle Beach is a monumental task! Thankfully, the 34th Annual Taste of the Town returns to the city this October, and if your vacation rental experience coincides with this experience, you'll defini....
Since 1984, the World Amateur Handicap Championship has seen thousands of golfers compete in Myrtle Beach for the enviable title of best amateur golfer in the world. This year, golf enthusiasts from all 50 states and more than 25 countries will come together for several days from August 28 to September 1, in celebration of this sport and the comraderie and competitions it brings along with it. ....
As the Summer season winds down in Myrtle Beach, locals and visitors alike look forward to all of the hustle, bustle, and excitement of another festive holiday season at the beach. If you've planned your late Fall beach escape for the second week in November, then you have to experience the immersive events to be found at the 36th Annual Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals. Taking place at the My....
In recent years, the Myrtle Beach downtown area has seen the revitalization and development of many exciting additions and events. The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, which opened in May 2010, stretches more than a mile along the heart of the coast, from 14th Avenue to the 2nd Avenue Pier, and hosts many new festivals and entertainment events throughout the year. This Fall, on October 6 and 7, the Myrtle ....
October is arguably one of the best times to spend your vacation in Myrtle Beach. Temperatures are in decline, bringing in fewer and fewer hot and humid days; leaves are developing beautiful hues of red, yellow, and orange; traffic becomes more manageable, and the Grand Strand hosts a bevy of exciting Fall Festivals. If you're traveling into the area during the weekend of October 13-14, be sure t....
Get ready to experience the sights and sounds of another Fall Bike Rally in Myrtle Beach beginning on September 29 and lasting through October 8, 2017. This event, which draws in thousands of visitors annually from all over the country and the world, carries on decades of celebrations and traditions, and this year's event is on track to be one of the largest Fall rallies in years. Located near....
There are so many perks that come with booking an Autumnal vacation along the Grand Strand. The weather is a bit cooler and less humid, the traffic is much more manageable, and the crowds are more sparse, making for an even more intimate experience in the Myrtle Beach area. Additionally, with the end of Summer vacation comes the onset of many enjoyable festivals that will take place throughout the....
Even though the thrilling Summer season is drawing to a close, the excitement of Fall is just around the corner! One of the best reasons to fall in love with Autumn is the multitude of festivals that are hosted in Myrtle Beach and the surrounding areas during this time. One of the Grand Strand's most beloved late-Summer/Early Fall festivals, Coastal Uncorked, returns from September 1-3 for its 7t....
Labor Day Weekend is quickly approaching, but you still have time to reserve your next beach getaway in one of our lovely condo rentals or beach homes. And with so many fun things to do in the area, your hardest decision might be narrowing your activities down! Labor Day is almost always synonymous with cook-outs and firing up the BBQ grill, so make sure you are prepared for a grilling good tim....
Get ready for hot wheels and revved up engines, as the 2017 Mustang Week festivities get underway in Myrtle Beach from September 4-10. All of the fun gets started on Tuesday, September 5, at Broadway at the Beach, where participants can gather for the annual Meet'n Greet from 1 pm. to 6 pm. This informal get-together is open to all Ford-powered Mustang and SVT drivers, so stop by and say hello....
Back for another year of fantastic food and music, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival celebrates its 12th annual event on September 1 and 2, 2017 at the Market Common in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. This late summer festival is the perfect way to maximize the foodie fun of your beach vacation. An Official BBQ Championship of South Carolina, the Beach, Boogie, and BBQ Festival awards upwards ....
For most of us, one of our biggest fears is running out of spending money while on vacation. There's nothing worse than checking your bank account and realizing you've met your budget. While staying to your budget is important, we have come up with a few suggestions for making your dollars stretch further while you're enjoying your beach getaway in Myrtle Beach. Cook Meals In Your Condo Le....
As the traditional Summer season dwindles down over the next month, there's still plenty of time to fit in a Myrtle Beach trip before school starts back. Make the most of your late Summer beach escape from August 4-6, when you book your stay over South Carolina's Annual Tax-Free Weekend, where you will find great deals and save an additional 6% on qualifying purchases. Myrtle Beach and the surrou....
It is a commonly-known fact that vacation is the perfect time to indulge. Especially in the warmer months and the Summer, nothing beats the sweet satisfaction of a cold treat. From Pawleys Island to North Myrtle Beach, we have you covered for all of the top Ice Cream spots along the Grand Strand. Here are a few of our favorites that we know you will enjoy! Meyer's Ice Cream Parlor, Surfside Beach....
With so many things to do and see during your Myrtle Beach vacation, it's difficult to narrow down exactly what to do! Especially when traveling with school-aged children, you may be on the lookout for something to keep those brains engaged during Summer vacation. One way to experience the beach with an educational twist is by taking your family to Myrtle Beach State Park for a variety of fun Summ....
There's nothing like a hot and humid Summer day in Myrtle Beach to have you begging for some relief! If you're looking to enjoy your vacation time outside, then try out one of the Grand Strand's thrilling water parks, and stay cool all Summer long! Myrtle Waves- Myrtle Beach, SC The towering slides of Myrtle Waves have long dotted the skyline along Highway 17 in Myrtle Beach. Located near B....
Every July 4th, Americans from around the country gather with family and friends to celebrate one of the nation's oldest federal holidays. Now in our 241st year of freedom from British rule, the 4th of July has come to be synonymous with barbecuing, visiting the beach, picnicking, and of course, admiring the beautiful colors of high-flying fireworks. If you're visiting Myrtle Beach during July 4th....
For the last 25 years, the Sons & Daughters of Italy- Myrtle Beach chapter have hosted a fun-filled Italian Festival along the Grand Strand. In recent years, the event has found a home in the Market Common, Myrtle Beach's upscale, luxury shopping and dining district. This year, on June 24 and 25, get ready to enjoy some of the greatest aspects of Italian culture when you attend the 25th Annual Fes....
Myrtle Beach and its surrounding areas along the Grand Strand have been known for the last few decades as both family-friendly vacation destinations, as well as beach escapes for golf enthusiasts. With dozens of courses, you will never run out of golfing options during your Myrtle Beach vacation rental experience. Aside from playing host to daily tee-times and practice rounds, however, the area of....
For the first time since 1918, the state of South Carolina will experience a total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. In fact, there has not even been a total solar eclipse over the continental United States since 1979- before many South Carolinians were even alive! This year, the solar eclipse will travel completely over the country, from the Pacific Ocean on the West Coast to the Atlantic Ocean o....
The CUP Series, produced and managed by Championship Golf Tours & Events, will launch on September 6, 2017, "The Carrabba Cup." The GOLF SOCIAL EVENT will be played this Fall at The Founders Club and Myrtlewood Golf Course in Myrtle Beach. The event is scheduled to be offered every Wednesday afternoon (weather permitting).The CUP friendly foursome format does not require a handicap. All players wi....
It's time for your next Myrtle Beach vacation! You have your condo reserved, you have your packing lists made, but have you taken the time to see what's going on along the Grand Strand? Here are our top picks for early June happenings taking place this Summer! June 2-3: Sun Fun Festival The Sun Fun Festival started in 1951 and ran until 2011 before returning in 2016. This year, the festival run....
There's nothing like Summertime in Myrtle Beach. This year, you can enjoy a range of activities and events every night from June through August and into September at many of the most exciting areas along the Grand Strand. From North Myrtle Beach to Pawleys Island, check out these family-friendly attractions all Summer long! Make your North Myrtle Beach vacation rental experience extra special by ....
Celebrate Mom this Mother's Day in Myrtle Beach by treating her to some of the most relaxing and therapeutic experiences offered along the Grand Strand. Start your Mother's Day celebration off with a visit to one of the many day spas that can be found throughout the area. Located in the Market Common, Dolce Lusso Salon and Spa offers up a variety of spa packages that include specialty treatment....
What's better than a nice, juicy burger when you're enjoying a fabulous Myrtle Beach vacation? You could opt for the same-old, same-old options available at any number of fast-food eateries scattered around the Grand Strand, or you could try out one of the following establishments that each bring something unique to your burger experience!River City CafeThere are seven different River City Cafe lo....
Broadway at the Beach has been one of the most popular destinations in Myrtle Beach since its inception on July 4, 1995. Located centrally in the city, the shopping and dining district has grown in recent years to include more than 150 shops, more than 20 restaurants, as well as a 16-screen cinema and Big D Theatre. In Spring and Summer 2017, even more additions and upgrades will be coming to the ....
There's no need to alter your eating habits when you travel to Myrtle Beach for vacation. With literally thousands of restaurants to choose form during your stay, there are plenty of dining options that offer healthy meals that won't affect the scale! Check out our Top 5 Healthy Dining Spots in the Myrtle Beach area.Bay NaturalsLocated at 7611 North Kings Highway, Bay Naturals is known as Myrtle B....
Myrtle Beach is known for its amazing golf courses, fabulous shopping experiences, scrumptious dining establishments, and of course, its sandy beaches, but it's also gained notoriety due to the wide selection of entertainment options that are fun for the entire family. Voted one of the top family destinations in the country year after year, these 5 shows provide the perfect entertainment for every....
The significance of a great breakfast cannot be overestimated. It's the most important meal of the day, and in the Myrtle Beach area, there are hundreds of restaurants that offer up A.M. fare. In central Myrtle Beach, the city hosts many independent breakfast spots, so skip the chain, and check one out! Here are our Top 5 Breakfast Spots in Myrtle Beach :Johnny D's Wafles and Bakery Located right....
You'll have no trouble finding your most important meal of the day during your vacation rental experience. With hundreds of breakfast restaurants to choose from, you and your group are sure to find exactly what you're looking for in A.M. fare. In North Myrtle Beach, there are many independent breakfast spots, so skip the chain, and check one of these out! Here are our Top 5 Breakfast Spots in Nor....
The Murrells Inlet MarshWalk is home to numerous restaurants and business establishments that present the best in local cuisine and culture along the Grand Strand. Home to many festivals and events, the MarshWalk is one of the most exciting mingling points in the area. Since the region is also very well-known for its premiere golf clubs and courses, it is only fitting that the MarshWalk annually h....
The destination is always worth the travel when you're off for a fantastic trip to Myrtle Beach. Get the most out of your vacation rental by utilizing the best methods of transportation to get you to, in, and around the Grand Strand!Arrival/Departure:When traveling to Myrtle Beach, there are two chief means of transportation: vehicle and airplane. For those who prefer flying to driving, the Myrtl....
Memorial Day Weekend has become a traditional holiday vacation period for Americans nationwide. In Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach, this holiday ushers in the extremely popular Memorial Day Bikefest, which has been known to draw in hundreds of thousands of participants and visitors each year. Also known as the Atlantic Beach Bike Festival, the Memorial Day Bikefest has stretched out geographic....
Myrtle Beach Bike Week is back in 2017! It's time to rev up those engines and head down to Myrtle Beach for the Spring Bike Rally. Also known as Harley Bike Week, the Spring Rally welcomes motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world for a week of celebration dedicated to all things motorcycle! A highly anticipated event since 1939, the rally takes place this year from May 12 to May 21.The Spring ....
Everyone loves the normal view of Myrtle Beach, whether you're looking out at the horizon from your Myrtle Beach vacation rental balcony, cruising slowly along exciting Ocean Boulevard, or just peacefully strolling down the sandy shore. However, for those looking to see the beach city from a somewhat unusual perspective, there are many different avenues to see Myrtle Beach in a different light. He....
One of the absolute most scrumptious festivals of the year returns this May with the 36th Annual World Famous Blue Crab Festival, taking place on May 20 and 21, 2017. The festival has come a long way since its commencement in 1981, when it was just a small gathering of local folks. The Blue Crab Festival has grown in such a way that people from all over the country come to take part in this decade....
There's a new park in town! Get your swimsuits and sunscreen ready because you'll never want to leave the North Myrtle Beach Shark Wake Park, offering up brand new attractions starting in May 2017!Located in the North Myrtle Beach Sports Complex, the wake park is comparable to a skate park or BMX park, only on the pristine waters of a man-made, freshwater lake. The park features a 5-tower full-siz....
South Carolina native and Coastal Carolina University alum Dustin Johnson has made waves in the professional golf world for years and has recently risen to prominence as the No. 1 golfer in the world after top showings at Riviera and the Mexico Championship. Though he is the top player on the world stage today, his history with the Grand Strand has served as a foundational stepping stone of his go....
Myrtle Beach is kicking off festival season early in 2017, as the Horry County Fair returns for its second year starting April 7 and going through April 16. Hosted at the Myrtle Beach Speedpark, the event drew thousands in its inaugural year and proved to be a local success. If you miss the smell of funnel cakes, the roar of carnival rides, and the joy of all things fair-related, then you definite....
For nearly three decades, the city of North Myrtle Beach has honored the timeless celebration of all things Irish with the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival. Coming back for its 29th year, the festival is a treat for locals and those visiting the area as well.The event takes place on Saturday, March 11, 2017 around the Main Street area of North Myrtle Beach. As many as 30,000 people are expect....
Just a week after the Irish festivities of Saint Patrick's Day, the Highland Games and Heritage Festival returns for its 2nd annual celebration of all things related to Scottish, Celtic, and Gaelic culture. On Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, join the fun in the family-friendly event, which takes place at The Grand Park in Market Common.Experience the games, foods, music, and traditions o....
From now until May 1, hundreds of baseball and softball teams from around the United States will embark on an epic Spring Training adventure with the Ripken Experience of Myrtle Beach. Both high school and NCAA teams have the opportunity to take advantage of the week-long sessions, and the number of teams taking part in this spring training event has risen from just 33 in the 2007 inaugural season....
Few attractions can rival the thrill and excitement of beach-side amusement parks. Luckily for Bali Bay Resort guests, two of Myrtle Beach's best seaside attractions are right next door! Make the most of your Myrtle Beach vacation rental by spending time at Family Kingdom and Splashes Waterpark. Located just across the street from Bali Bay, Family Kingdom is the city's only ocean view amusement pa....
There's no time for celebrating family, friends, and possibilities for the future like New Year's Eve. With nostalgia for the past and hope for the future, spend your time in Myrtle Beach enjoying the sights and sounds of the holiday. Here are some of the events taking place in Myrtle Beach this New Year's Eve: Market Common's Southern Times SquareVenture over to Market Common if you're looking fo....
No matter what time of year you plan your vacation to Myrtle Beach, your trip away from home is sure to be a treasured experience. It is our top priority to ensure that you have a relaxing and comfortable stay while vacationing in one of our units. This begins at check-in, when you first arrive for your stay. Once you park and enter the office, please have your identification and credit or debit c....
At the end of each summer in the Myrtle Beach area, the crowds grow smaller, and the temperatures grow cooler. While everyone loves the excitement of the summer months, it is the winter that makes the beach city a cozy place for relaxation and rest. Even though the weather tends to get cooler from December to March, winter temperatures in Myrtle Beach are very mild, and days are most frequentl....
At the end of each summer in the North Myrtle Beach area, the crowds grow smaller, and the temperatures grow cooler. While everyone loves the excitement of the summer months, it is the winter that makes the beach city a cozy place for relaxation and rest. Even though the weather tends to get cooler from December to March, winter temperatures in North Myrtle Beach are very mild, and days are most f....
Pizza has become somewhat of its own pop-cultural art form in the 21st Century. From Internet memes to apparel, pizza is an inescapable force in the United States today. Although places like Chicago, New York, and Naples (obviously) are infamous for distinct pizza styles and deliciousness, you can find a variety of wonderful pizza restaurants along the Grand Strand. Here are three of the top Pizza....
32nd Annual Intracoastal Christmas Regatta Boat Parade in Little RiverOn November 26, the Little River Inlet will come alive with the beauty of Christmas! In its 32nd year, the Boat Parade will showcase decorated boats, as they travel along the inlet. Each participant (as well as viewers) is encouraged to donate new, unwrapped toys for local children who may be in need this holiday season. This m....
5. Legends in Concert Holiday Show If you long to see some of the music industry's greatest entertainers of all time performing in one venue, then check out Legends of Concert in Myrtle Beach. From now until December 21, experience the sounds of the holidays with performances from outstanding tribute artists portraying Elvis, the Blues Brothers, Dolly Parton, Nat King Cole, and Bobby Darin. This c....
What do Dolly Parton, mermaids, and pirates have in common? You can see them all when you visit the exciting dinner and show attraction Pirates Voyage in Myrtle Beach.Join Captain Blackbeard and his crew of miscreants for a swash-buckling matinee or evening adventure, where you and your family will be whisked into the Seven Seas. Blackbeard and his quartermaster, Calico Jack, are on a quest to rec....
An Adventure That's a Cut AboveAre you looking for something exciting and different to do while on your Myrtle Beach vacation? Do you enjoy being surrounded by nature and experiencing it all from a bird's eye view? If you answered yes, then look no further than Myrtle Beach's own Radical Ropes Adventure Park.With something for all ages, Radical Ropes offers visitors a once-in- a-lifetime opportuni....
The Myrtle Beach area is typically known for many things, from its numerous shopping districts to its sparkling beaches to its challenging golf courses. But for those of us who aren't quite skilled enough for standard golf, Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach offer an array of family-friendly mini-golf courses, and some of the area's top spots remain open in the colder season! If you're looking fo....
Each year, American families and friends come together for fellowship and feasting to honor the centuries old national holiday of Thanksgiving. Since George Washington recognized it in 1789, the holiday has grown to include much more than just food and family. In fact, one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season takes place on the day after Thanksgiving: Black Friday. Black Friday has bec....
The Myrtle Beach Mini-Marathon will take place this year on October 22 and 23, with eventsand activities for everyone. All of the fun begins on Friday, October 21, when race participantscan arrive to pick up their event packets and instructions. Packets may be picked up at theHealth and Fitness Expo from 4-7pm on Friday or from 10:30 am to 5pm on Saturday.Three exciting racing experiences will tak....
A long weekend is the perfect reason to take a short trip to the Grand Strand this Columbus Day. Beginning on Friday, October 7, there are so many things to experience all throughout the area, from Little River down to Murrells Inlet. Take advantage of the lower, autumn temperatures, as well as the lighter crowds and visit us during Columbus Day Weekend. One of the most beloved festivals from a....
Get ready to experience the sights and sounds of another Fall Bike Rally in Myrtle Beach beginning on September 26 and lasting through October 2. This event, which draws in thousands of visitors annually from all over the United States and the world, is going strong after decades of celebrations, and this year's rally is expected to be one of the largest Fall rallies in recent years. Located on th....
Autumn is the prime season for football, sweaters, and local festivals, most of which celebrate a special aspect of a community's distinct cultural or societal influences. Now in its 24th year, the St. John's Greek Festival of Myrtle Beach will continue to impress with its vibrant celebration of Greek culture at its finest. Honoring all of the glory of Greek culture, cuisine, and family fun, the ....
This Fall, there are festivals abounding along the Grand Strand. While there are so many events to choose from, visitors to Myrtle Beach should definitely keep an eye on the Market Common district, as we head into the Autumn season.The fun begins on September 24th with the Seacoast Artists Arts in Common Fall Festival. This two-day festival is sponsored by the Seacoast Artists Guild and will take ....
Although the Grand Strand may not be known primarily for its wine country landscapes and opportunities, in the last two decades, one vineyard has taken its place as the preferred wine-making and sampling locales in the Myrtle Beach area. Located in Little River, just north of North Myrtle Beach, La Belle Amie was first envisioned in the 1990s, and the first vineyards were cultivated in the spring....
Myrtle Beach is no stranger to its fair share of car shows and exhibits, but on September 24, 2016, a truly unique event comes to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center: 2016 Dankfest. The event kicks off at 3 pm on Saturday and ends at 10 pm that night. The price of admission is $15. DankFest is a family-friendly automotive lifestyle event as well as car meet, and it seeks to bring together all face....
Enough cannot be said about the inspirational essence of art. The creativity and expression utilized by the artist's hand is truly something special to behold. If you're looking to get a taste of culture and fine art during your Myrtle Beach Vacation, look no further than the Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum at 3100 South Ocean Boulevard. Dedicated to being one of the finest visua....
While the thrill of Summer is on the way out, the allure of Autumn is just around the corner. Myrtle Beach keeps the excitement going this Fall on the Boardwalk with Shaggin'-n-September and the inaugural Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival. These are two experience you definitely won't want to miss! It all gets started this September, when on Saturdays, the Boardwalk area of downtown Myrtle Beach will ....
There are few places across the globe that can lay claim to being the birthplace of a particular pop culture innovation. The Grand Strand holds bragging rights when it comes to dance, as it is the birthplace of the world-famous dance known as the Shag. Developed in the 1940s, the Shag provided a fun and rebellious escape from the day-to-day monotonies of life in coastal South Carolina. During thi....
This Labor Day weekend, spare some time out of your vacation to experience one of Myrtle Beach's signature hospitality and tourism events. From September 2 to 4, visit Broadway at the Beach's Welcome Center and Pavilion Park Central and find yourself immersed in one of the best and most inventive food and beverage extravaganzas featured along the Grand Strand. For its seventh year, Coastal Uncorke....
Are you looking for something exciting and different to do while on your Myrtle Beach vacation? Do you enjoy being surrounded by nature and experiencing it all from a bird's eye view? If you answered yes, then look no further than Myrtle Beach's own Radical Ropes Adventure Park.With something for all ages, Radical Ropes offers visitors a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take a walk through the tr....
Myrtle Beach is known for many things, some of which include the Grand Strand's beautiful golf courses, divine dining, and endless shopping experiences. However, beyond those delightful segments of Myrtle Beach, the city is also home to many award-winning dinner and theatre shows. One of the most popular and spectacular stage performance locales along the Grand Strand is The Palace Theatre, locate....
After months of planning the vacation of your dreams, the last thing you want to happen is to wake up in the morning feeling exhausted. Fortunately, now there's no need to worry about being tired during your stay at Myrtlewood Villas. Now opened in the Myrtlewood check-in office, 48th Avenue Coffee is ready to serve you the best in coffee, espressos and other favorites like hot chocolate and tea! ....
Since 1984, the World Amateur Handicap Championship has seen thousands of golfers compete in Myrtle Beach for the enviable title of best amateur golfer in the world. This year, golf enthusiasts from all 50 states and more than 25 countries will come together for several days from August 29 to September 2, in celebration of this sport and the comraderie and competitions it brings along with it. Myr....
You've conquered the beach and shopped until you've dropped. For an adventure that is off thebeaten path and sure to leave you with an exhilarating impression, check out Myrtle BeachWatersports this summer. With two convenient locations in Myrtle Beach and North MyrtleBeach, there is an experience waiting for everyone at Myrtle Beach Watersports.If you're visiting the North Myrtle Beach area, stop....
You've conquered the beach and shopped until you've dropped. For an adventure that is off thebeaten path and sure to leave you with an exhilarating impression, check out Myrtle BeachWatersports this summer. With two convenient locations in Myrtle Beach and North MyrtleBeach, there is an experience waiting for everyone at Myrtle Beach Watersports.If you're visiting the North Myrtle Beach area, stop....
There's nothing like an exciting stage production to finish off a hot day spent experiencing thewonders and sights of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. One of Myrtle Beach's most visited andcelebrated stage attractions is Calvin Gilmore's Carolina Opry, located accessibly off of Highway17 in Myrtle Beach.Gilmore had always been a fan of music, having started his career as an aspiring singer/song-write....
One of the most iconic areas of Myrtle Beach is its exciting Ocean Boulevard from 9 th to 11 thAvenue North. Along this stretch of seaside buildings and attractions, there is a little bit ofsomething for everyone who visits!Start your adventure down this section of Ocean Boulevard with a stop at Peaches Corner near9 th Ave. This oceanfront restaurant set up shop in Myrtle Beach in 1937. Named afte....
On a hot summer day, there's no greater relief than spending time in the water. At MyrtleWaves, you and your family will be sure to stay cool while soaking up the Carolina sun inbeautiful Myrtle Beach.The fun begins less than two miles from the Atlantic Ocean, where Myrtle Waves hassomething for everyone in your group. For the thrill-seekers, the park offers water rides andslides like Night Flight....
It's time to gear up for Myrtle Beach's 15 th Anniversary Mustang Week, which takes place July18-24.The week begins on July 19 with a Meet n' Greet, which takes place at the Myrtle BeachConvention Center. The event is open to all Ford-powered Mustangs and SVTs and is set to runfrom 9:00am until 2:00pm. The Meet n' Greet is a fun, casual gathering that is sure to get theweek off to a great start.Al....
There's nothing like summer at the beach, and this year, Barefoot Landing will be providingenough summertime excitement to last a lifetime! From June 1 st through September 3 rd , theNorth Myrtle Beach shopping, dining, and entertainment center will offer up special guestappearances, live entertainment, music, kids' activities, and family experiences.Specifically, Barefoot Landing will have boardw....
The Market Common district in Myrtle Beach is the center for posh shopping, upscale dining,and beautiful landscapes. Just a short drive from the Atlantic Ocean, the Market Commonprovides the opportunity for many exciting experiences in the 2016 summer season. Threeevents that will leave a lasting mark on your Myrtle Beach stay include complimentary carriagerides, Concerts on the Green, and Movies ....
If you long for the simpler days and wax nostalgic over the grooves of yesterday, look no furtherthan Myrtle Beach's GTS Theatre and its live stage production Motown City Musical- A Tributeto Motown. Beginning on June 10 th and running on select dates until August 20th , the show issure to be an illuminating look back at the genre that crossed social barriers and pervaded themusic of the 60s and 7....
Nothing quite says summer in America like baseball, and you can see the sights and hear thesounds of the game right in the heart of Myrtle Beach.The 2016 minor-league baseball season is in full swing, as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans take onother teams from around the country throughout the summer and early fall. Representing theChicago Cubs' at the Class A-Advanced level, baseball fans will delight a....
Myrtle Beach is no stranger to car shows, and the first weekend in June brings one of its most altruistic. For the twenty-first time since 1995, Corvette and general car enthusiasts will meet on Saturday, June 4 for a fun-filled day of comradery, discussion, and exhibition. The "Corvettes at Myrtle Beach" Car Show will be held at the Celebrity Square area of Broadway at the Beach,from 9:00 AM to 3....
In recent years, the number of running events has increased along the Grand Strand. This summer, a different kind of running event is coming to Myrtle Beach! Bring your best running shoes and a white t-shirt, as you take part in the 2016 Color Burst 5K race in Myrtle Beach on Saturday, June 4. It will take place at the Ticketreturn.com Field located at 1251 21st Avenue N in Myrtle Beach. The event....
Whether you're a NASCAR racing fan or just a lover of all things fast, you are sure to find excitement and exhilaration in the heart of Myrtle Beach between May 2 and November 1, 2016. The Myrtle Beach Speedway is now offering three thrilling opportunities for visitors who want to experience what it's like to be a race car driver. Jump in, buckle up, and get ready to hold on tight as you zoom arou....
This June, see picturesque Brookgreen Gardens like never before, as it offers up new exhibitions, special weekly events, as well as its own Art Festival on June 4 and 5. From March 5 to September 5, 2016, the site will host 12 epic LEGO brick sculptures in Brookgreen Gardens' own Native Wildlife Zoo. Artist and children's book author, Sean Kenney used nearly half a million giant LEGO blocks to cre....
If the same old generic menu has got you down, and you're looking for food products that are fresh and grown locally, look no further than the Ag+Art Tours of Horry County. These self- guided, free tours provide you with the unique and special opportunity to pick your own fruits and vegetables. Make sure you bring along a cooler to store your findings. The tours will be available on Saturdays and ....
This summer, visitors will have the opportunity to experience country music in a truly authentic Myrtle Beach way with the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Fest, taking place June 10-12. The festival is set to take place at the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place and ultimately will span across 18 acres to bring you the latest and most exciting country concert event of the season. The beachsid....
Beginning June 6 and running throughout the summer season, Broadway at the Beach will host Summer Nights every evening. Along with the normal shopping and dining experiences available to those visiting the area, Summer Nights will also feature thrilling live entertainment. These live performances include acts by musicians, comedians, and other characters and performers from around the United State....
On Thursdays from May 19 to October 6, downtown North Myrtle Beach comes alive with the sounds of the season. Bring your beach chair and the whole family to experience Music on Main for an evening of grooving to the sounds of live bands including the Entertainers, the Carolina Breakers, and the Carolina Soul Band.Admission is free for all ages, and the music makes for a wonderful way to unwind aft....
Throughout the month of May, Myrtle Beach will host Military Appreciation Days, featuring many events honoring members of the armed forces and their families. Local restaurant and attraction discounts will be offered to military personnel and their guests from May 1-31 at select locations along the Grand Strand.On May 21, military veterans will be honored at the Myrtle Beach Pelicans home game, wh....
Visit the Farmers Market at the Market Common throughout the summer for a variety of fresh and savory items, including locally-grown produce, baked goods, and other hand-crafted products. Beginning on June 4, and continuing until September 24, the Farmers Market will be available every Saturday from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Located on Deville Street in the Market Common shopping and dining district, t....
From 1951 to 2011, Myrtle Beach's Sun Fun Festival, the longest-running event in the city's history, brought unforgettable experiences and entertainment to locals and vacationers for decades. The event marked the traditional start of the summer season but was placed on pause after the 2011 season. Now, after a five-year hiatus, the 2016 Sun Fun Festival returns and will take place from June 3-5 in....
The Grand Strand is gearing up for what will be the biggest country music festival in the southeast this summer when the Carolina Country Music Festival hits Myrtle Beach! This three-day festival runs from June 5-7, 2015 and will feature some of country music's biggest stars including Lady Antebellum, Eric Church, Hunter Hayes, Big and Rich and a host of other headliners and up-and-coming acts. Al....
Whether you're a lifeguard, Crossfit freak, weekend warrior or beach lover, you don't want to miss the 2015 Native Sons Salt Games, taking place on Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31. This two-day event is filled with a variety of athletic competitions and live entertainment, all taking place on the beach and on the former grounds of the Pavilion in downtown Myrtle Beach.The festivities kick off on....
You've planned your vacation to North Myrtle Beach and your itinerary is almost full. Beach? Check. Waterpark? Check. Shopping? Check. Parasailing? Check. But there's a night that needs to be filled, and with as many awesome choices, it can be tough to decide. A great suggestion and a truly unique experience is waiting at the Barefoot Landing Marina with a sightseeing, sunset or dinner cruise aboa....
Myrtle Beach is home to over 80 fantastic golf courses, and when it came time for Golf Channel to select the site of the 22nd season of their popular reality show "Big Break", the Grand Strand was a natural selection. "Our goal is to place our competitors in pressure situations while at the same time showcase an elite golf destination. We accomplished both with Big Break Myrtle Beach and are excit....
Myrtle Beach is a beautiful area and while it may be known for amusement parks and man-made attractions, there's plenty of fun to be had among nature! The next time you're vacationing in Myrtle Beach, be sure to try some of these fun nature-based activities:Pier FishingMyrtle Beach and the surrounding Grand Strand offer several area piers that are perfect for a full day of fishing fun. In North My....
If you are a South Carolina or North Carolina resident who is traveling to Myrtle Beach in August, all the area Ripleys attractions have a great deal for you! With valid ID, residents of North and South Carolina get 50% off their general admission tickets, just in time for your last-minute summer vacation!Ripleys offers five different attractions in the area. On Ocean Boulevard just across from th....
Planning on being in Myrtle Beach for Labor Day? Of course you are! And while there's plenty of fun to be had on the beach and around the Grand Strand, one of the craziest events is taking place inland in the Carolina Forest area with the fourth annual Dirty Myrtle Mud Run! Whatever you do, don't wear your best workout clothes to this muddy competition!The event kicks off on Saturday, August 30th ....
With modern studio and one or two bedroom condos located direct oceanfront or just off the beach, you're sure to have fantastic lodging with great location and views at the Myrtle Beach Resort. Not only that, but when you're not busy cruising the coast, there is lots to do right on property! With numerous indoor/outdoor pools, hot tubs, a huge lazy river, sand volleyball courts and The Quarterdeck....
There is a huge buzz surrounding the opening of the brand spanking new North Myrtle Beach Sports and Parks complex, which took place earlier in the week. The facility kicked things off with the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic softball tournament, featuring 17 teams from several states. The six total baseball/softball fields accommodate several games at once, and there are also eight batting cages ....
We all come from different walks of life, and surely have different opinions on many issues, but there's one thing we can all agree on: explosions are awesome!!!OK, maybe that's a bit of hyperbole. But if you do enjoy explosions, you probably would dig the Wheels of Destruction Thrill Show, coming to the Myrtle Beach Speedway beginning this June and running every 1st & 3rd Wednesday throughout the....
We all know about the man-made attractions of the Grand Strand, like Broadway at the Beach, the Boardwalk and Barefoot Landing, and we all know that those are great places to have fun. But, did you know that there are plenty of pristine and unspoiled areas to enjoy all the natural beauty of the South Carolina coast? Here are a few great suggestions to relax and take in the picturesque scenes this ....
One of the most distinctive landmarks of any beach area are the piers that adorn its coastline, and the Grand Strand is no different. With eight piers located from Surfside Beach to Cherry Grove, fantastic fishing and sightseeing are waiting for visitors to the Myrtle Beach area. Here are a few of the most popular options for tourists!Cherry Grove Fishing Pier: Located in the Cherry Grove area of ....
Delicious, succulent blue crab. Some call it manna from heaven, other refer to it as the candy of the ocean. OK, we're not sure who those people are, but we can all agree that nothing says good times like fresh steamed blue crabs, live music and warm, sunny weather! That's what you'll get when you attend the 33rd Annual Little River Blue Crab Festival on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18.....
We're looking forward to seeing travelers begin arriving for their summer vacations to Barefoot Resort. With modern accommodations, beautiful scenery and fantastic location just inland from the beautiful North Myrtle Beach coast, it's no wonder why so many guests return year after year!One of the best aspects of Barefoot Resort is its location right across the waterway from Barefoot Landing, a fav....
It's a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In fact, a recent survey involving four participants, 75% responded that their days went better with a great meal in the morning. We're not sure how scientifically accurate those results are, but three out of four can't be wrong, right?And hey, you're on vacation! Skip the grapefruit or granola and splurge! Here are some ....
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