Happy New Year to each and every one of you! Whether you're a resident of the Myrtle Beach area or are planning a vacation to our little patch of paradise soon, we hope that 2014 has started out on the right foot.

The great thing about living along 60 miles of beautiful, sandy beaches is that the weather is relatively nice the majority of the year. So, there are hundreds of days at our disposal for getting out and enjoying the great outdoors (this batch of cold, winter weather we're currently experiencing notwithstanding).

And what better way is there to celebrate all things nature than the 30th Annual Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo?

This year's expo runs Jan. 10 through Jan. 12 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, and organizers are saying it's going to be bigger and better. There are more boats, more dealers and great deals.

Plus, attendees can expect fishing and boating seminars each day of the expo.

So, make plans to be there for the 30th Annual Grand Strand Boat and Sportsman Expo. It's a celebration of all things outdoors.