While the water may be a little too cold for some people right now, it is the perfect time to search for seashells and shark teeth in the sandy coastline. We have a few tricks up our sleeves for finding shark teeth and seashells that will be helpful in your next adventure to The Beach this spring. First, our easy tricks to find shark teeth. Most shark teeth are found in central Myrtle Beach anywhere between 50th Avenue North all the way down to 10th Avenue South, however, you can also find a few in Murrells Inlet and Pawleys Island. Look for…

With the weather warming up, the days are longer, and the grass is greener, and the fairways in Myrtle Beach – the golf capital of the world – are calling your name! Myrtle Beach is known for our golf courses developed by some of the top designers in the country and all varying in difficulty level. We are sharing a few of the best golf courses at The Beach, but there are over 100 premier golf courses in the area to choose from. First, King's North, located at Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, is an Arnold Palmer-designed gem, offering several of…

Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) is an annual international day, scheduled this year on Thursday, April 21, that promotes advocacy and showcases the undeniable value that business meetings, trade shows, incentive travel, exhibitions, conferences, and conventions bring to people, businesses, and communities. This is the 6th year of GMID with the focus on celebrating all the industry has accomplished after bracing 2020 and moving forward with cautious optimism for future in-person events. Businesses from around the world will meet together –…

We believe that everyone can find where they belong at The Beach! We recognize that families traveling with loved ones with autistic or sensory issues need additional support in their vacation destination – and The Beach is a place where this support is a reality. We desire to instill hope that vacation is possible at The Beach, regardless of any disability barriers. Surfside Beach and the City of Myrtle Beach are certified autism-friendly through the Champion Autism Network (CAN). Through this certification, many attractions, hotels,…

Smoke on the Beach BBQ

Thursday, April 1, 2021 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The annual Smoke on the Beach BBQ is back! And there is nothing like the smell of smoky BBQ and salty air at The Beach! This event is a judged competition sponsored by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club located at the Historic Myrtle Beach Pavilion Park on 8th Avenue N. and Ocean Boulevard. The first competition, the Anything Butt Competition, will begin on Friday, April 2nd at 5 p.m. with samples sold to the public. The winners who are chosen by the public will be announced on Saturday. Vendors and food trucks will be onsite along with the live…

If you are anything like my family growing up, we always had an itinerary on vacation – it was the only way we didn’t miss out on everything we wanted to do! For those currently planning their spring break holiday, here are a few ideas to get you started. Day 1 On your first day at The Beach, you should spend as much time at the beach as possible! Some people may find March or early April a little too soon for swimming in the ocean, but the beaches will be warm enough for a lot of lounging and downtime in the sand. Most of our larger,…

Hoppy Easter From The Beach

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

There is never a dull weekend at The Beach, and Easter week and weekend are no exception. We rounded up some of our favorite activities for your whole family to enjoy. Now, that’s what we call an “egg-cellent” time! Conway Virtual Egg Hunt – This egg hunt will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 1st virtually through Facebook. You will be able to submit your “found” eggs to win a $100 gift card to Downtown Conway. Find the Facebook page here. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Ripley’s Aquarium – Go to Ripley’s Aquarium to celebrate Easter…

Now that the weather is warming up and the sunshine lasts longer, it is the perfect time to try breweries in the area! Myrtle Beach offers several new breweries with a plethora of beverage options to please all your friends – and support the local establishments that make the Grand Strand unique for visitors and the community. A win-win! Tidal Creek Brewhouse – Located in Market Common, Tidal Creek Brewhouse offers a fun, trendy atmosphere that offers both coffee and beer – both brewed! Their selections include over 12 different beers, all…

All of us at The Beach are celebrating the recent announcement that Southwest Airlines will be offering 10 destinations from the Myrtle Beach International Airport! Now it is even easier to travel to the Myrtle Beach area – and find where you belong at The Beach. With this announcement, our friends from Baltimore, MD, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Nashville, TN, Pittsburgh, PA, Atlanta, GA, Columbus, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO, will have access to new year-around, non-stop service with Southwest Airlines. Wow – that’s a…

Myrtle Beach, SC, March 25, 2021 – Daily, year-round service will arrive in time for summer vacations this year on Southwest Airlines. Today, the airline announced ten (10) new nonstop destinations from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Beginning May 23, 2021, passengers will be able to travel to: Baltimore, MD (BWI), Chicago, IL (MDW), and Nashville, TN (BNA); and additional nonstop service to Dallas, TX (DAL) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) will begin May 29. Service to five (5) additional destinations will launch on June 6, 2021, which…