Category - Vacations

It's not too late to book a 4th of July getaway to Myrtle Beach. There are still great accommodations available at affordable rates. In fact, TripAdvisor Rentals recently listed Myrtle Beach as one of the most affordable July 4th getaways under $50/night. TripAdvisor analyzed the weekly cost of a two-bedroom rental with a four person occupancy, and found that the median weekly rate for the 4th of July in Myrtle Beach is $1,032, or an estimated $37/person per night. We're not surprised that Myrtle Beach was included in this list as there are…

Autism Friendly Myrtle Beach

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we know traveling with children can be chaotic, especially for those families who may have the added anxiety of taking a child with autism away from the structure and familiarity of home life. But the Myrtle Beach community is working hard to make sure all families get the relaxing vacation they deserve. For visitors arriving by air, that means a warm welcome at Myrtle Beach International Airport in baggage claim, where family members with autism can take advantage of the airport’s ‘quiet room.’ This space…

Five Tips for Traveling with Children

Thursday, September 15, 2016 9:27 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we have a TON of activities to keep your little ones busy and entertained, but traveling here can be a different story. Whether you’re road tripping or headed to the airport, here are a few tips to make traveling with children just a little bit easier. Schedule travel around nap times. By traveling around nap times or even at night, you can ensure that most traveling time is spent with snoozing kids. This is especially helpful for little ones that get frustrated easily in a car seat. Travel light. Try to…

We took to the beach last week in search of a few Myrtle Beach visitors willing to share their favorite Myrtle Beach memories with us. Not surprisingly, most of the folks we talked to were longtime repeat visitors to the Grand Strand. Also not surprisingly, several of the people that chatted with us talked to us about family memories created here. I loved hearing stories about multiple generations enjoying the sun, sand and water together and think you will, too. Enjoy!…

5 Myrtle Beach Life Hacks

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:43 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

While we’re already mid-summer here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, it’s not too late to take advantage of some serious beach life hacks that can make a trip to the beach so much easier. Number One Use an old fitted sheet – along with various beach gear – to make the perfect, sand-free zone for all your seaside relaxing. Number Two Stick a travel size baby powder in your beach bag. Baby powder can be used to instantly remove unwanted sand before leaving and getting in your car. Number Three Store ice in your cooler in plastic bags. Not only…

To get an unbiased, fact-based view into the best beaches in the US, the Tipspoke team used a rigorous 4-part process leveraging the Google Consumer Survey platform to survey thousands of people across America. Myrtle Beach landed in the number one spot at the top of the list. There are many opinion-based lists of the best beach in the US, but Stacey Sao, the master researcher behind recreational information hub Tipspoke, decided to get an unbiased, fact-based answer. She followed a rigorous 4-part process with Google Consumer Surveys to make…

How To Save For Your Vacation

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s never too late to start saving for your next vacation. By creating a savings plan and following through, you can ensure you make the most of your time in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Below are a few tips on how to get started saving for that much-needed getaway. 1) Determine Your Vacation Costs In order to know what you need to save, you need to know what you’re going to spend. Remember to include costs such as travel, parking, food, and souvenirs. Then take your total cost and divide it by the number of weeks until your planned vacation…

The Best Way to Pack a Beach Bag

Monday, July 11, 2016 3:40 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Before you head out to enjoy the 60 miles of coastline in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, rethink the way you pack your beach bag. By packing only the necessities and by packing them smartly, you’ll cut down on the time it takes to get to the beach and enjoy it more once you’re there. Roll your towel and/or blanket tightly. Slide it into your beach bag vertically, so you’ll be able to pull it out of your bag first. Heavier items are best suited for the bottom of your beach bag. Things like a book and water bottle should go in first. Keep items…

A visit to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina by travel blogger Natasha Nicholes and her family. View her blog posts. On the Road Again: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Atlantic Breeze Ocean Resort, Myrtle Beach Eight Family Attractions in Myrtle Beach Click here to view Atlantic Breeze Ocean Resort website.…

We had never been to Myrtle Beach before, but we’ve discovered it is the perfect place for a family vacation. Not only do you have resorts, water parks, and a family amusement park right on the strip, there are plenty of more unusual options as well. Whether you’ve got teenagers, toddlers, or anywhere in between, there’s activities for the whole family to enjoy. Read the rest of Simply Southern Mom's blog post here! Check out these additional Simply Southern Mom Blog posts. 3 Must Try Places to Eat in Myrtle Beach 4 Family Friendly Attractions…