Every week this summer, we plan on hitting the streets in search of a few Myrtle Beach vacationers willing to talk to us about why they love Myrtle Beach. We caught up with a few visitors on Second Avenue Pier and talked about the weather, the people and their first impressions of sunny Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.   …

Pier fishing is a great outdoor activity that is both easy-to-learn AND easy on the wallet. Not only does pier fishing get people outside, it teaches respect for the ocean whether your goal is to relax with family or catch your dinner. The first step to pier fishing is having the right equipment. There are three basics you can’t go without: Fishing Rod/Pole: Anglers will need a basic spinning rod that is 12 to 50-pound tested. When pier fishing, a fairly light pole will do the trick, and most pier’s along the Grand Strand have tackle shops…

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans , one of America’s premier minor league baseball franchises, are certainly the beloved boys of summer along the Grand Strand. The high A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, the Pelicans enjoy the benefit of one of the game’s strongest farm systems and one of minor league baseball’s best stadiums in TicketReturn.com Field. On average, more than 3,000 fans - a number that will be on the rise throughout the summer - pack the stadium for home games, and the reasons are many. TicketReturn.com Field enjoys a prime location on 21st…

It was only a few years ago that MoVernie and I embarked on a culinary adventure that would lead us to good food around the world. I still remember watching Top Chef on the Food Network and the amazing molecular gastronomy that I was witnessing from contestant Marcel . Ever since that time, I knew I wanted to try a restaurant that showcased all those unique cooking methods. Despite all the restaurants we have visited, I can’t believe that it wasn’t until this year at Myrtle Beach we finally had that opportunity. The Chemist located near the main…

While visiting Myrtle Beach, treat your family to a unique dining experience and award-winning food at Croissants Bistro & Bakery in North Myrtle Beach, SC. A local favorite since 1995 and hidden gem for travelers, Croissants serves classic southern flavors with a French flair for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Read this rest of this blog about Myrtle Beach.…

A visit to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina by travel blogger Natasha Nicholes and her family. View her blog posts. On the Road Again: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Atlantic Breeze Ocean Resort, Myrtle Beach Eight Family Attractions in Myrtle Beach Click here to view Atlantic Breeze Ocean Resort website.…

One of the most surprising things about my recent trip to Myrtle Beach was how amazing their food and drink scene was! I must have gained three pounds in three days, eating and drinking until my little heart was content. So join me, as I take you through a tour of Myrtle Beach through cocktails and wine (food too!). Read the Will Drink For Travel blog post A Tour of Myrtle Beach Through Cocktails and Wine Also read, 5 Reason Myrtle Beach is Worth a Visit…

Every year my family and I like to try take a family vacation or a daytrip. Usually my husband and I pick the place and we just go. Now that my kids are teenagers they have an idea of places that they want to go. We now try to include them in decisions like where we go and what we do. This year we all decided that we wanted to go somewhere that we had never been before but still be on the beach. For all of us Myrtle Beach came to mind. So we decided that is where we wanted to go. Being a blogger I decided to reach out and see if I could get a…

It’s just about time for a big birthday party that over 300 million people are invited to. If a day at the beach, a heaping dose of patriotism, and fireworks sound like a winning combination, Myrtle Beach is the place for you to be on July 4. Yep, it’s almost the Fourth of July, a time for us Americans to celebrate family, friends and the birth of this nation. And here in the Myrtle Beach area , we’re going all out to commemorate our country’s 240th birthday. Festivities will begin with the Independence Day 8k at Market Common at 7:30 a.m.,…

We had never been to Myrtle Beach before, but we’ve discovered it is the perfect place for a family vacation. Not only do you have resorts, water parks, and a family amusement park right on the strip, there are plenty of more unusual options as well. Whether you’ve got teenagers, toddlers, or anywhere in between, there’s activities for the whole family to enjoy. Read the rest of Simply Southern Mom's blog post here! Check out these additional Simply Southern Mom Blog posts. 3 Must Try Places to Eat in Myrtle Beach 4 Family Friendly Attractions…