Visit Myrtle Beach, S.C. Announces New Developments for 2018 and Beyond Myrtle Beach, South Carolina continues to rank as one of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, attracting roughly 19 million visitors annually. Given the accessibility and multitude of attractions for families, the Myrtle Beach area received several new accolades in 2018 including being ranked by Google as the “Third Most Searched Travel Destination in the World,” one of the Travel Channel’s “Best East Coast Beaches” and a “Top 10 Beach Town…

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…

Myrtle Beach Event Roundup, July 7-18, 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018 8:00 AM by Nora Battle

July is such a busy month for us here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Our summer season is in full swing and that includes a number of fun activities and events being hosted almost every night! If you’re headed to see us in the next week or two, here are some suggestions for your evening itinerary: Saturday, July 7, 2018 Hot Summer Nights / 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. / Free to attend The Will Jackson Band will perform classic rock hits, as well as original music, in the newly renovated and oceanfront Plyler Park. Stroll the boardwalk and enjoy all the…

You’ll find no shortage of waterfront dining options this summer in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The opening of restaurants like RipTydz and Tin Roof in downtown Myrtle Beach provide scenic views of the ocean, while at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach , LuLu’s is offering a fantastic view of the Intracoastal Waterway. The 17,000-square foot, open-air restaurant opened in June and is seeing a steady wave of guests eager to sample their large menu, listen to live music, spend time on their private ‘beach,’ and enjoy the kids activities. The…

Myrtle Beach City Council unanimously approved a fun, new entertainment event called the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk Bonanza every Wednesday and Thursday night from 6-11 p.m., beginning next Wed., July 4 through Thurs., Aug. 30 on the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place between 8th and 9th Avenues North. This free event will feature live entertainment, variety shows, talent and karaoke contests, DJ performances and food challenges, all part of the Big Screen Party Machine entertainment schedule that includes a jumbo digital board with live emcee and…

We recently had the chance to check out Tin Roof , Myrtle Beach’s newest oceanfront music venue, and it did not disappoint. They are offering a complete oceanfront entertainment experience with live music, cold drinks, and a delicious menu much larger than I was expecting! You might be familiar with the popular music venue, as this is the 15th location they’ve opened… but of the ones I’ve visited, this one is easily my favorite. Tin Roof is located on the third level of a 55,000 square foot, newly constructed building in the 1400 block of Ocean…

All along the Grand Strand, parades, parties and fireworks help ring in July Fourth weekend. If you’re on the hunt for a good fireworks display in Myrtle Beach this Independence Day, look no further. From North Myrtle Beach to Murrells Inlet, here is a round up of the best fireworks around: Myrtle Beach Broadway at the Beach : Fireworks start at 10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, over Lake Broadway. Also, Broadway at the Beach hosts fireworks displays each Tuesday and Friday throughout the summer. Myrtle Beach Boardwalk : Fireworks display at…

Yesterday (June 21) marked the official start of summer! Hurray! We’re looking forward to many, many days of fun in the sun here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. If you’re headed to our shores in the coming months, here are a few tips to make sure your visit is as fun and safe as possible--whether you’re swimming, hunting for seashells or simply laying out: Sun Exposure Always, always, ALWAYS wear sunscreen. Regular application of sunscreen protects against painful sunburn and sun damage. Reapply after swimming and always bring along a hat…

The Myrtle Beach area is home to 60 miles of uninterrupted coastline, a ton of fun activities, thousands of restaurants and PLENTY of opportunities for taking perfect photos. Whether you’re an amateur or a pro, using a cell phone or DLSR, here are a handful of our favorite spots for taking photos of the Myrtle Beach area. Conway Riverwalk If you head inland from Myrtle Beach about 15 minutes, you’ll run into Conway, South Carolina, the county seat for Horry County and the home of Conway’s Riverwalk and Riverfront Park. The park is situated on…

Top 5 Places to Run in Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 9:00 AM by Nora Battle

Running and fitness events have exploded in popularity across the United States, and here in Myrtle Beach, we’re embracing the trend. With long standing races like the Myrtle Beach Marathon and newer racing events like the Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon and the North Myrtle Beach Divas Half Marathon, there is no question that the Myrtle Beach area is a great place to go for a run. Here are our top five spots to check out if you plan on bringing your running shoes on vacation: The Horry County Bike and Run Park (aka HULK) If you’re looking for a…