Is the beach calling your name? Can you smell the salty air and feel the wind in your hair? If your family is one of many ready to escape winter’s grasp, but you don’t feel like doling out your life’s savings, Myrtle Beach has got your back. Get out those long packed-away shorts and flip-flops and head to our coastal paradise for average highs in the 70s, endless family activities and 60 miles of beach.

While Myrtle Beach is always an affordable beach destination, we’ve got even more hacks to help you get the most beach bang for your buck when your family comes to the Grand Strand.

Find the Best Hotel Price

Hotels/MotelsWith hotels and resorts starting as low as $39 per night, it’s easy to find a reasonably-priced yet quality hotel in the Myrtle Beach area. Many hotels offer great amenities like pools, lazy rivers, water parks and even bowling alleys. Be sure to visit our Spring Deals page to view all current specials in one place to make sure you find the best deal. Some properties may offer free breakfast or activities, while others may offer percentage discounts or free nights. Find the Myrtle Beach resort that best fits your family’s needs.

Scout out Free Activities

Murrells Inlet - Scenice Marsh Walk at DuskThere’s so much to do at Myrtle Beach without ever spending a dime! Of course you can spend as much time as you’d like at the beach and hotel pool, but also visit our many shopping malls and outlets centers. Myrtle Beach also hosts numerous events during spring and summer like the Beach Boogie & BBQ Festival and lots of live music. You can also choose to go shelling, meander along the Murrell’s Inlet MarshWalk or just take in the atmosphere and amazing SkyWheel along our lively 1.2 mile Oceanfront Boardwalk & Promenade.

Spend No More than $25 a Day

Theme ParkDid you know you can do Myrtle Beach on no more than $25 a day? It’s easy! The Grand Strand is home to a wide variety of attractions and activities that you can enjoy affordably. See if you can hit a hole in one at one of many miniature golf courses, take a $20 helicopter ride for a bird’s eye view of the Strand, visit Family Kingdom amusement park and purchase an all-day ride pass for just $25.95 (plus, print this $3 off coupon for more savings) or get wet and wild at Splashes Oceanfront Water Park with $20.95 all day wristband (plus print $2 off coupon for additional savings).

Print Coupons Before You Arrive

Shopping With FriendsLove to cut coupons? We’ve got plenty for you to clip and save for your Myrtle Beach vacation. We offer coupons for restaurants, golf, attractions, shopping, live entertainment and more. Plus, you’ll also want to check out the website for Tanger Outlets (also ask for their coupon booklet when you arrive), Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing for even more coupons and savings. Print, clip and go!


Look for Resorts with Mini Kitchens

Many hotels and resorts in the area offer kitchenettes and refrigerators, allowing you to enjoy small meals and snacks in your room. Bring some snack and breakfast food along with you or buy some at a local grocery upon arrival to save on food costs.

Fly a Low-Cost Air Carrier

Spirit planeA number of airlines fly into Myrtle Beach, including several low cost carriers like Allegiant, Spirit and ViaAir. These airlines often have fares as low as $40 one-way, though remember they do charge extra for bags, seat selection, etc. Though with such inexpensive gas right now, it’s also a great time to drive.


Take an Uber Instead of Renting a Car

Myrtle Beach is a very walkable destination, especially if you are in the heart of the action near the boardwalk, but should you want to head a little further to one of our attractions, live theater or shopping destinations, it’s must less expensive to call a car-sharing service when needed than to rent a car for several days and worry about parking. Of course, if you bring your own car, that’s the ultimate savings!

It’s easy to visit Myrtle Beach without breaking the bank and still return home with memories for a lifetime -- and plenty to post on Instagram, too!