N'Digo: Go Play, At Myrtle Beach!

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

60 miles of warm, soft, sandy beachfront Knowing that you’ve heard of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina somewhere in the recesses of your mind, the question you want to ask yourself is, “Do I want to go visit?” The answer is, yes. Heck yes, you do! Why? To play,foremost,in one of the world’s longest sandboxes. Myrtle Beach is the hub of the Grand Strand – a 60-mile string of wide, warm, soft sandy uninterrupted beachfront stretching down the eastern seaboard from the North Carolina border south to the plantations that made the area the…

What to do in Myrtle Beach to get the most out of your trip Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is often thought of as a lively family and golf vacation destination with busy beaches, nightlife, and indoor and outdoor activities sure to please all ages. However, Myrtle Beach is more than just one town. It’s part of an area known as the Grand Strand, which encompasses 60 miles of South Carolina coastline beginning just above North Myrtle Beach in the tiny fishing village of Little River and extending to Pawleys Island on the southern end. Made up of…

Gone are the days of crazy Spring Breaks in Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand . These days, you’ll find much more catered to family and multi-generational travelers. And contrary to popular belief, there is plenty to do year-round, not just in the spring and summer. Shoulder and low season is when you’ll find the best deals on places to stay and fewer crowds at restaurants and attractions. I recommend taking advantage of the Vacation Myrtle Beach discount card, which rewards those that stay with their properties with discounts at restaurants,…

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…

Best Places to Welcome Spring

Thursday, February 18, 2016 12:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Flowers are peeking through the dirt, trees are preparing to bud and the sun is shining just a bit more. The first day of spring must be close! I’ve always loved the new beginnings that spring brings, which is also why it’s one of my favorite times of year to get away and reconnect with my loved ones: after the chillier months have passed and before the school year rushes to a close. Here is a list of some of the best places to welcome this new season: State Parks Spring is nearly synonymous with flowers, but of course all of nature comes to…

Study after study tells us people are happier when they spend money on experiences rather than things, on living rather than having. One report in particular from Mintel found that in the coming five years, total spending in the U.S. will grow by nearly 22 percent with the greatest gains to be found in non-essentials like vacations and dining out. Yet year after year more than half of both men and women purchase chocolates for a significant other, and more than 61 percent of men purchase flowers. Maybe this year instead of the standard, you can…