Posts from March 2021

If you are anything like my family growing up, we always had an itinerary on vacation – it was the only way we didn’t miss out on everything we wanted to do! For those currently planning their spring break holiday, here are a few ideas to get you started. Day 1 On your first day at The Beach, you should spend as much time at the beach as possible! Some people may find March or early April a little too soon for swimming in the ocean, but the beaches will be warm enough for a lot of lounging and downtime in the sand. Most of our larger,…

Hoppy Easter From The Beach

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 8:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

There is never a dull weekend at The Beach, and Easter week and weekend are no exception. We rounded up some of our favorite activities for your whole family to enjoy. Now, that’s what we call an “egg-cellent” time! Conway Virtual Egg Hunt – This egg hunt will begin at 9 a.m. on Thursday, April 1st virtually through Facebook. You will be able to submit your “found” eggs to win a $100 gift card to Downtown Conway. Find the Facebook page here. Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Ripley’s Aquarium – Go to Ripley’s Aquarium to celebrate Easter…

It's the perfect time to try breweries at The Beach! Myrtle Beach offers several new breweries with a plethora of beverage options to please all your friends – and support the local establishments that make the Grand Strand unique for visitors and the community. A win-win! Tidal Creek Brewhouse – Located in Market Common, Tidal Creek Brewhouse offers a fun, trendy atmosphere that offers both coffee and beer – both brewed! Their selections include over 12 different beers, all brewed in-house and with their own unique flavors and a large…

All of us at The Beach are celebrating the recent announcement that Southwest Airlines will be offering 10 destinations from the Myrtle Beach International Airport! Now it is even easier to travel to the Myrtle Beach area – and find where you belong at The Beach. With this announcement, our friends from Baltimore, MD, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Nashville, TN, Pittsburgh, PA, Atlanta, GA, Columbus, OH, Indianapolis, IN, Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO, will have access to new year-around, non-stop service with Southwest Airlines. Wow – that’s a…

Myrtle Beach, SC, March 25, 2021 – Daily, year-round service will arrive in time for summer vacations this year on Southwest Airlines. Today, the airline announced ten (10) new nonstop destinations from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). Beginning May 23, 2021, passengers will be able to travel to: Baltimore, MD (BWI), Chicago, IL (MDW), and Nashville, TN (BNA); and additional nonstop service to Dallas, TX (DAL) and Pittsburgh, PA (PIT) will begin May 29. Service to five (5) additional destinations will launch on June 6, 2021, which…

Myrtle Beach, SC, March 25, 2021 – United Airlines is enhancing its summer schedule from the Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) with the introduction of seasonal service to three (3) new destinations. All three routes will begin service on May 27th and are available for booking via the airline’s website. Passengers traveling to Cleveland and St. Louis will enjoy the spacious CRJ-550 aircraft, equipped with 10 first class seats, 20 economy plus seats, 20 standard economy seats, Wi-Fi, more legroom and enough space for every customer to…

The very essence of the things we love about The Beach is due in part to the African American History of this area. The Grand Strand has been greatly influenced by its African American heritage and roots that date back to the 1700s – and is still shaping the region today as a major tourism destination. From what we eat to how we speak in the present day, so much of that can be traced back to the African History in the region. There are several locations beyond the beach that visitors can experience that tell this story. We’ll start with the…

In our minds, more daylight equals more fun! There are so many activities at The Beach for you and your family to enjoy now that the days are longer and warmer weather has arrived. You can make the most of your spring vacation by taking advantage of Myrtle Beach’s amazing deals on lodging, restaurants, amusement, and more – found in our Spring Getaway Guide. Here are suggestions for fun activities: 1. Play Disc Golf in Market Common. Disc golf is a family-friendly activity that has recently gained more popularity and it’s perfect for a warm,…

The Run to the Sun car show has returned to Myrtle Beach for the 32nd year on March 18th-20th. Presented by the Pee Dee Street Rodders and the City of Myrtle Beach, the Run to the Sun showcases thousands of classic cars and trucks pre-dating 1989. This car show is one of the largest in the Southeast and was canceled last year to the Pandemic. In 2019, the winning car and truck were a 1957 Dodge Coronet and a 1966 F100 Ford. Visitors are looking forward to seeing the amazing cars this year and the 2021 winner of the car and truck categories.…

Welcome to The Beach!

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

When most people think of Myrtle Beach, they think of the Boardwalk--a hub of resorts, attractions, dining, and amazing beach access – where our tourism shines. However, Myrtle Beach is so much more than the Boardwalk area. The Grand Strand is home to 14 different communities, all with their unique flavors and activities, stretching 60 miles down the coast. From the North Carolina border to Pawleys Island, South Carolina, few vacation destinations offer such a wide variety of attractions for the whole family. The Beach boasts the SkyWheel,…