Posts from February 2014

Begging for Barbecue!

Friday, February 28, 2014 4:31 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The Myrtle Beach area certainly has its fair share of mouth-watering barbecue. We're happy to say there's another local joint that can be added to area list specializing in all things smoked, spicy and delicious. Big D's Bar-B-Que Barn is a quaint, cafeteria-themed restaurant that serves up delectable pork, scrumptious chicken and all those wonderful sides one expects to compliment barbecue. We're fans of spicy foods, so it was a real treat to discover the pork has just the perfect amount of heat to it. The wonderful crew at Big D's…

Johnny Five, Rosie the Maid, C-3PO and R2-D2. These are just a few of popular culture's most famous robots. And at one time or another, we've all envisioned building our own personal cyborg companion. Alas, that box of knick-knacks in the garage wasn't going to cut it. So, you'll excuse us for being in awe of all the high school students who will descend upon the Myrtle Beach area this weekend to do that for which we could only dream of - build a robot. The 11th Annual Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition will be held at the…

How about this weather? Obviously, for those of us here in the Myrtle Beach area , the exploits of Old Man Winter have been the primary topic of conversation that past few days. Thankfully, weather conditions are set to improve over the next few days as we head into this weekend's MyrtleBeach.com Myrtle Beach Marathon . And we couldn't be more excited about getting the chance to think about something other than this crazy ice, snow and rain. With all of the weather-related delays and cancellations, marathon organizers have made some slight…

It's almost mid-February, which means it's time to let that special someone know just how you feel. Yes, Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and visions of chocolate, roses and small candy hearts with words like "Be Mine" are dancing in our heads. Plus, the Myrtle Beach area is truly a great destination for romantics everywhere. Great restaurants to wine and dine your significant other? Check. Fabulous resorts offering holiday-themed amenities like champagne and delectable chocolates? Check. Sixty miles of beautiful, sandy beaches…

Myrtle Beach Is Going To The Races

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 4:34 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Race fans, one and all, start your engines and get excited about the Myrtle Beach area invading NASCAR! Our wonderful family and vacation destination is going to be the title sponsor of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Yes, you can hear our excitement all the way down to the Bluegrass state! "This partnership will help us expose the Visit Myrtle Beach experience to race fans throughout Kentucky, Ohio and the region," said Scott Schult, executive vice president of marketing for the Myrtle…