This Week’s Theme: Foodie Finds

Monday, September 3, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

You know us for the beach, for endless attractions, for live entertainment and for water adventures. But did you know that Myrtle Beach has a burgeoning food scene? From a strange local delicacy called bog balls to the tried-and-true Coastal Carolina favorites, we’ve got a little something for every appetite. That’s why this week’s 60 Secrets www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/60days will focus on all the fun and fabulous foods to uncover along our 60 Miles. Stay tuned for some flavorful finds! What do you think we’ll reveal this week? Any local dishes or…

You may not know this, but the locals do: September and October in Myrtle Beach are traditionally known for gorgeous weather, warmer ocean waters and less-crowded attractions. It’s basically 60 sixty extra days of summer to enjoy our 60 miles of coastline. This year we’re finally letting you in on our little secret, and uncovering 60 other secrets that you may or may not know about the Myrtle Beach area, including interesting stories, fun facts and little-known attractions. Join us each day as we share first-hand accounts of some of these…

Music, Art, Culture and Anniversaries

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Music, art, culture and anniversaries give the Myrtle Beach area a reason to celebrate a little something this season. From a 15th year anniversary all the way to a 40th year anniversary, the music will be breathtaking and the art will be eye opening all season long. Celebrating its 15th anniversary is the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach Art Museum of Myrtle Beach. There is a 9-hole game of art themed mini golf set up on the first floor of the museum to celebrate the anniversary. Through August, locals and visitors will find a beautifully designed…

2nd Avenue Pier

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Myrtle Beach’s popular 2nd Ave Pier was built by Julian Scarborough and St. Julian Springs in the mid-1930s and survived some of the area’s largest storms, including Hurricanes Hazel, David and Hugo. Since its most recent rebuild in 1989, business along the pier is thriving and the fish are biting. 2nd Ave Pier offers more than just another beautiful place to lounge in the sun. The pier is famous for its wide variety of catch, the Pier House Restaurant that is open daily, and the view of the Atlantic Ocean from the third story Open Air Bar is…

A rainy day in Myrtle Beach is not a day wasted anymore. With so many attractions along the Grand Strand , our visitors will find something do in either rain or shine! With tons of exhibits and events, the Children's Museum of South Carolina is the perfect rainy day spot to keep the entire family busy! The museum located at 2501 North Kings Kighway originally opened in 1994 and has since experienced considerable growth and expansion. There are twenty fun and educational exhibits to explore while at the museum. Children learn the names of different…

July 4 in the Myrtle Beach Area

Friday, June 22, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The Myrtle Beach area is always looking for a reason to celebrate and with July 4 approaching there is more than one reason for celebration. From Conway’s Riverfest to the Boat Parade in Murrells Inlet, this Independence Day screams red, white, and blue! So, find an American flag, get together with family and friends, and make this an unforgettable July 4. Independence Day kicks off with the Conway Riverfest . This two-day event has festivities for the entire family to enjoy. No one will want to miss the golf cart and boat parades, the river…

Wild Water & Wheels Water Park

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Looking for a way to have fun in the sun without the surf and sand? Mix it up and bring your family to Wild Water & Wheels , one of the many amusement parks along the Grand Strand ! Whether you’re screaming in the tunnels of the Dark Hole, racing down the Wild H2O Racer, or relaxing in the Adult Lounge Pool, you will wonder why you ever went to the beach in the first place. Every Sunday the park hosts Family Fun Sunday with $19.95 admission if visitors bring their printable coupon. There is so much going on during Family Fun Sunday, you don’t…

With thousands of restaurants for locals and visitors to choose from in the Myrtle Beach area, dining opportunities are endless. One standout restaurant, the Parson's Table , has been entertaining locals and visitors alike on the northern end of the Grand Strand since the late 1970s with its charming history, innovative cuisine (see below recipe) and out-of-this-world wine list. The Parson's Table impresses with its culinary creations, but one of the most interesting aspects of this restaurant is its rich history. Its structure dates back to…

Every year come Halloween, the normally family-friendly Grand Strand is run rampant with zombie tourists, beach-going ghosts and witches dying for a taste of our best ‘Lowcountry boil.’ While these fearfully-friendly characters are usually just costume clad visitors and locals, Halloween along the Grand Strand is no less exciting. This year, the Myrtle Beach area is celebrating the spirit of Halloween with themed events going on all weekend long. One of the biggest Halloween celebrations takes place at Broadway at the Beach , where they kick off…

If you’re in the Myrtle Beach Area this weekend and looking for a little fall fun, head down to Ocean Boulevard on Saturday and join in on the festivities at Myrtle Beach's Oktoberfest . Area Oktoberfest events kicked off last weekend at the Myrtle Beach Market Common where event organizers served up authentic German food, music, and, of course, beer; and both locals and tourists spent hours listening and dancing to live music. If you missed out on last weekend's fun though--have no fear--as the Myrtle Beach Ocean Boulevard Oktoberfest kicks off…