Top 10 Must-Do in Travel of 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, and with it will be a barrage of lists that celebrate the best and the worst of the past year. For me, though, I always like to look forward, so this list will focus on the best of what’s to come. Here is my list of the top 10 must-do in travel for 2016. 10. Visit the beach. There is something so serene, so fulfilling and so rejuvenating about the ocean . I’m refreshed every time I catch its wonder. Don’t let 2016 pass without giving it a glance. 9. Get cultured. There is so much value, for…

Vacation Like a Local In Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 5:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Summer is the perfect time to visit Myrtle Beach, South Carolina’s stunning 60 miles of coastline, known as the Grand Strand. Looking for a little insider knowledge for your trip? From hidden gem attractions to the best spots to sample local fare, check out these recommendations – approved by locals, of course – for maximizing your Myrtle Beach getaway. Witness a different type of parade If you’re lucky enough to be in Myrtle Beach for Independence Day, be sure to check out the 32 nd annual Murrells Inlet 4 th of July Boat Parade . The best…

Myrtle Beach was included as one of the great places to retire in the south on Nasdaq.com. The southern states can give you a lot of comfort in your retirement. In many desirable locations, the mild climate and natural offerings can help get you out and active all year long. You can also enjoy lower-than-average living costs and great tax advantages in the majority of destinations in both the southwest and southeast regions of the U.S. Read more >>…

It’s the ocean that beckons visitors to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. It’s the main event and always will be. But a newer sideshow that’s really gaining attention is the area’s impressive and burgeoning culinary scene. With renowned chefs , locally sourced ingredients, and critically acclaimed restaurants offering a fresh perspective on Southern favorites, the Myrtle Beach area is quickly becoming a food (and drink) mecca. From comfort food to local brews, here are my must tastes: Southern Goodness When you’re visiting the Low Country, you can’t…

Myrtle Beach is PGA Tour superstar Dustin Johnson’s hometown, and TPC Myrtle Beach is where he developed into a top 10 player in the world. The Dunes Club has hosted 6 Senior PGA Tour Championships and the U.S. Women’s Open, among many other tournaments. The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort is home to the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am , an event that has attracted the likes of Tom Watson, John Daly, Davis Love III and countless others. Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Gary Player are among the legends who have designed…

Is your golf game improving but not quite ready for a course setup to test the best players in the world? If so, Myrtle Beach, unlike any other destination in the world, has the versatility to ensure you an unforgettable golf vacation. The area is home to more than 50 4-star golf courses, according to Golf Digest . To put that in perspective, 4-stars means a course is good enough to “plan your next vacation around.” That’s a lot of different vacation combinations available to golfers as they develop their game. Along the North end of the Grand…

Myrtle Beach earned its reputation as the Golf Capital of the World based on the strength of its course offerings, including many that are good enough to challenge the best players on the PGA Tour. An equally important component of the area’s appeal is its ability to provide an enjoyable test for all levels of golfers, including those who are new to the game. Generous fairways, smooth greens and the decision to play from the proper set of tees will guarantee a good time, but some courses are easier to play than others. Where should you play if…

To those looking at relocating, the Myrtle Beach area offers a wealth of options in real estate, education, health care and amenities. In the past, websites such as NerdWallet.com have listed the Myrtle Beach area as one of the best places in South Carolina to start a business. Others, like TripAdvisor, cite the region as one of the best destinations for homeowners to rent out their home. “The Myrtle Beach community offers great tax incentives and a number of support programs, in addition to affordable health care, exceptional award-winning…

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 5:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of the things I’ve always liked best about the south are the mild temperatures we enjoy year round. Perhaps no other time is this more enjoyable than in the holiday season, when festive activities and special events can be enjoyed both outdoors and in. So if, like me, you’re dreaming of a white sand Christmas instead of the traditional snow, here are a few ideas to get you in the spirit without needing to get into a parka. It's the Happiest Season of All Many coastal towns come to life in December with family events, unique experiences and…

Myrtle Beach is ranked No. 2 on TripAdvisor’s list of the 13 best destinations for homeowners to rent out their home. Homeowners in Myrtle Beach have an average weekly earnings potential of $762.80, according to the rankings. “A number of our visitors enjoy the option of renting a beautiful beachside home for their stay, and the Myrtle Beach area has plenty of properties from which to choose,” said Brad Dean, president and CEO of the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce. “Visitors benefit from the large selection, and the homeowners do as…