Posts from March 2013

Zip and Away!

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 11:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Editor's Note: This entry is submitted by guest blogger Mary McPherson, who visited the Myrtle Beach area with her husband, son and daughter in March 2013. She is from Ontario, Canada. Unlike my husband and son, I am not usually a risk-taker. Zip lining was not on my list of things to do down here. Maybe it was fresh ocean air that inspired us, or maybe it was the lights and laughter from the other patrons that compelled us. But after driving by the booth on our first night in Myrtle Beach, we decided to stop and give it a try. After a few…

As lunch nears and stomachs rumble, our minds are inevitably drawn to food. And if you live in South Carolina and blessed with a proximity to Coastal Carolina Cuisine , sometimes that food is pimento cheese. Whether spread on a sandwich or dipped on a chip, pimento cheese is a Southern favorite that never disappoints. We personally like ours with a little jalapeño pepper and from the locally-owned company Palmetto Cheese . Palmetto Cheese is based in Pawleys Island, South Carolina , about twenty miles south of central Myrtle Beach , and…

Equinox Art and Music Fest

Monday, March 18, 2013 10:12 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

While it's only Monday morning, we can't help but already be thinking about the coming weekend. Especially as the weather continues to warm and staying indoors is so difficult! In thinking about this weekend, one particular event sticks out: CREATE! Conway's Equinox Art and Music Fest . This annual event is scheduled to be held this Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Conway, South Carolina . Each year, local artists and musicians gather to celebrate creativity at the Conway Farmer's Market (near the historic Horry County…

O Canada!

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 11:11 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The 52nd Annual Canadian American Days Celebration (or Can-Am Days) is well under way here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The nine-day celebration kicked off March 9 and will continue through March 17, welcoming Canadian and American visitors with a lineup of fun events, giveaways and concerts taking place along the Grand Strand. One of the best things about this celebration every year is that most of the events are free and open to the public, including the popular concerts by Canadian performers Searson. Be sure to check out a full…

It's a Baby Race to Myrtle Beach

Thursday, March 7, 2013 3:23 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We were excited to learn about a halftime promotion you don't see all the time when VisitMyrtleBeach.com sent out a press release earlier this week. The promotion? Baby racing. The track? 15 yards in length near center court at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus at Coastal Carolina University. The prize? Diapers for all those who participate, and a $500 college savings bond and Myrtle Beach prize package valued at $500 for the winner. The cost to enter? Free. Why is this a good thing? Because babies are cute, it's…