There’s so much to do during a vacation to Myrtle Beach, but in these modern times, a big part of your vacation is sharing all your experiences with social media. With beautiful beaches, nostalgic venues, and everything in between, there are lots of great opportunities for sharing Instagram posts with your friends, family, and followers. Here are some of the best places to snag the perfect pic or video for IG.
9th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard
There are tons of great places to snap a pic of along Ocean Boulevard, but it’s hard to top all the attractions at the intersection of 9th Avenue North and Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach. This corner of the Grand Strand is home to landmark Myrtle Beach destinations like Peaches Corner and the Bowery. Right across the street is Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, home of hundreds of unique exhibits, as well as Myrtle Beach Zipline Adventures, an adrenaline-filled park with 600-foot-long zip lines that reach speeds of up to 40 MPH. On top of all this, you’re also only a few steps away from gorgeous beach views, offering even more great shots to share on Instagram.
There are several piers located around the Grand Strand but Apache Pier holds the crown of the largest in Myrtle Beach, jutting out 1,206 feet into the Atlantic Ocean. In fact, Apache Pier is the longest wooden fishing pier on the entire east coast! For a small entry fee, guests can stroll out onto the pier above the gently rolling waves, enjoying cool ocean breezes and watching as pelicans soar down the coastline. You might even spy dolphins surfacing out past the breakers! Since the pier extends so far out into the ocean, it makes for one of the best spots to take a picture of the Grand Strand shoreline. In addition, fishing gear rentals are available, so you test your angling abilities and snap a shot of yourself hoisting a freshly-caught mackerel, flounder, or red snapper!
Broadway at the Beach
Holding the title of South Carolina’s most visited attraction, there’s no shortage of great places to snap a pic for the ‘Gram around Broadway at the Beach! Around Celebrity Square, plenty of restaurants like Hard Rock Cafe and Wahlburgers make for great shots either outside or inside with your mouth-watering meal. After sunset, the area transforms into Myrtle Beach’s nightlife headquarters, with entertainment hot spots like Crocodile Rocks, Fat Tuesday, and Senor Frogs serving up hot beats and cold drinks! Around the rest of Broadway, landmark attractions include Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Wonderworks, and Ripley’s Aquarium, home to a brand-new penguin exhibit! In addition, you can also snag some exciting videos on the thrill rides at the Pavilion Nostalgia Park, but make sure to hold onto your phone!
Now that you’re ready to plaster your Instagram with some awesome pics and videos of your Myrtle Beach vacation, the last thing to do is to head to our specials page and see just how easy and affordable booking can be! Don’t miss out on all the fun and plan your next Myrtle Beach getaway today!
It’s never too early to start making plans for your spring break vacation to Myrtle Beach, and after a long and chilly winter, we are sure that you are ready to get to the Grand Strand ASAP! With warm temps and endless entertainment, there is nothing like a spring break trip to Myrtle Beach. Here are some tips and products to help you get ready for an unforgettable spring break getaway to the Grand Strand.
Stock Up on Beach Games
Even though the Grand Strand has a ton of fantastic attractions to check out, the number one spot is still the beach itself. There are lots of great ways to spend a day along the sandy shores of Myrtle Beach. Games like Crossnet and Spikeball are all beach favorites that will bring plenty of high-octane competition to your beach day. For something a little more laid back, choices like Kan Jam, Bottle Bash, bocce, or cornhole are always great ways to enjoy some friendly competition as the waves roll in. For families with little ones, there are tons of easy and cheap games to play, from scavenger hunts and sandcastle competitions to limbo and tug of war.
Make a List and Check it Twice
While there is nothing wrong with making a stop at one of the many beachwear stores on your Myrtle Beach trip, no one wants to have to interrupt their day because they forgot something at home or at their rental. When you and your crew are heading to the beach, remember the essentials: a beach towel, sunscreen/lotion, and sunglasses. If youâ€™ve got kids in tow, this list will likely expand to include a cooler stocked with water and snacks. After the essentials, there are some great beach gadgets that can help your day be more fun and comfortable, like a misting fan, portable Bluetooth speaker, or beach canopy.
Pack Like a Pro
As your spring break trip comes nearer, it will soon be time to pack up all your stuff in preparation for departure. Whether you are traveling to Myrtle Beach via airplane or automobile, condensing your belongings always pays off. Vacuum seal bags can help increase space in your suitcase or duffel bag for those souvenirs that you are sure to snag during your vacation. Packing shoes? Maximize space by stuffing them with underwear, socks or even charger cables. If youâ€™re bringing shampoo or conditioner in mini-bottles, line the opening with plastic wrap then screw the cap tight to provide extra protection against unwanted leaks. And remember, many Beach Vacation properties offer washers and dryers in your condo, so donâ€™t overpack if you don’t need to!
Now that you are armed with some tips to make your upcoming Myrtle Beach spring break vacation awesome, head on over to the properties page to see all the great vacation rentals available from Beach Vacations. From our modern one-bedroom beachfront condos at Meridian Plaza to sprawling four-bedroom villas at the Barefoot Yacht Club, we have the perfect accommodations for any family or group! Make plans for your best Myrtle Beach spring break yet and book with Beach Vacations today!