Posts from February 2018

There is so much to love about The Market Common area of Myrtle Beach. It’s been a great spot to grab lunch or dinner, do a little shopping, see a movie or even go for a run since it opened in 2008. But in 2016, the area made headlines when it became home to the Southeast’s first enabling playground, Savannah’s Playground . This playground is one-of-a-kind and beloved by visitors and locals alike. The $3 million, multi-acre park features all ADA-approved playground equipment designed so that children of all abilities have the opportunity to play…

As a year round resident of the Grand Strand, I like to keep a running list of all the fun, free things to do throughout the busy summer season. While we love to take advantage of the many wonderful family-friendly attractions the Myrtle Beach area has to offer, it would get pricey if we were doing something with an admission fee every single day. One of my favorite free places to visit any time of year is Vereen Historical Memorial Gardens . Beyond being absolutely free to enter and explore, Vereen Historical Memorial Gardens is a must do for…

Explore more than 20 African American cultural sites along the Grand Strand, in both Horry and Georgetown Counties. The South Carolina African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC) has created The Green Book of South Carolina, the first mobile web travel guide to African American cultural sites across South Carolina. This mobile book offers visitors and residents a user-friendly guide to celebrating and enriching cultural experiences across South Carolina, including several historic sites throughout the Grand Strand. It’s a contemporary homage…

Buying a home at the beach doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and Realtor.com’s ranking of the most affordable beach towns makes it easy to find a spot where a piece of paradise doesn’t come with a million-dollar price tag. We're not surprised that Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was included in their top 10. As reported on CoastalLiving.com and by Realtor.com, Myrtle Beach's media home price is $199,000. "Millions of visitors flock to Myrtle Beach’s sunny shores every year, but full-time (and even part-time) residence here comes with its own…

Sweep your sweetheart off their feet with this Ultimate Guide to Valentine's Day in Myrtle Beach. We have the scoop on special Valentine's Day special offers on hotels, attractions and dining, as well as some Valentine's Day events. If you're looking for something free to do, then head on down to the beach. There's nothing better than a romantic walk along the beach with that special someone. Or head on over to the Market Common for complementary carriage rides on February 14th. Here are some of the latest Valentine's Day offers and events:…