For those of us that are baseball fans, it’s our favorite time of the year: Spring Training has begun, which means baseball season—and warm weather—are right around the corner! Leading up to the season, die-hard fans spend the off-season tracking their favorite players, trades and up-and-coming prospects, purchase their season tickets, and plan trips to see farm teams.

The Class-A affiliate of the Cubs, the Pelicans, offer fans the opportunity to not only follow their love of baseball, but to follow it to where the sun shines 215 days out of the year and the average temperature is 74 degrees Fahrenheit: to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina!

Spend your summer evenings cheering on the Cubs’ prospects at the beach, where major leaguers such as Jason Heyward and Kyle Hendricks have spent time with the team. Field offers an exciting atmosphere for the serious to casual baseball fan of any age, which has been backed up by the numerous awards the team and staff have received over the past year.

In addition to baseball, the Myrtle Beach area prides itself on over 60 miles of pristine sandy shoreline and a wealth of attractions for travelers of every age on any budget. With over 1,700 dining options throughout the area, visitors can enjoy a number of delicious restaurants offering American cuisine to traditional Southern Cuisine.

Looking for something in addition to baseball games? Myrtle Beach hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year ranging from free community events to large-scale music festivals. One notable summer festival is the Carolina Country Music Festival, which will take place in the heart of Myrtle Beach from June 11-13, 2016. The 2016 CCMF is presenting big-name country artists such as Tim McGraw, Keith Urban and Florida Georgia Line.

With so many wonderful things to offer, AND a non-stop flight on Spirit Airlines from Chicago O’Hare, what are you waiting for? Take a look at the Pelicans’ schedule and plan your trip to Myrtle Beach by going to for information on all things Myrtle Beach!

We look forward to seeing you this summer!