Posts from May 2014

As a native Kentuckian, it’s thrilling to see that the city of Lexington is one of four new non-stop flights to the Myrtle Beach area that Allegiant Airlines will begin offering today. These flights will continue to open up the Grand Strand to even more visitors during the summer months of 2014 and beyond. Non-stop service from Lexington, Ky., as well as Columbus, Ohio and Syracuse, N.Y. begins on May 29. Starting May 30, this non-stop service will grow to include Cincinnati, Ohio. So, to all you Buckeyes, Wildcats and Orange men and women, we…

OK everyone, say it with us – Summer is officially here!!! Yeah, yeah, yeah. We realize the “real” first day of summer isn’t until June 21, the day of the summer solstice. But, let’s be honest, for the majority of Americans, the season of barbecues, baseball and beaches kicks off with Memorial Day Weekend. The Myrtle Beach area is no different. We’re ready to ring in the “unofficial” start of summer in style, and we’ve got plenty of activities to choose from. Obviously, with this being Memorial Day Weekend, a number of events are taking place to…

We've got a new segment here that's debuting today in this space. It's called "A Local's Look," and it's just what it sounds like. We're giving you our local perspective on some great attractions, activities and restaurants to discover while visiting the Myrtle Beach area . The first one out of the gate offers, without a doubt, the best view of the Atlantic Ocean - the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.…

It’s Gonna Be A Blast!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 4:28 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

When you combine the majestic wonder that is the Atlantic Ocean with great tunes, then you've got yourself a nice little Saturday. The Beach Blast! Christian Music Festival returns to the Myrtle Beach area for its fifth anniversary on May 17, 2014. Head on over to the old Pavilion site at Eighth Avenue North in Myrtle Beach and catch some of Christian music's finest acts, like Skillet, Jamie Grace and For King and Country. There will also be an appearance by John Luke and Sadie Robertson from A&E's "Duck Dynasty." So, what are you…

Roll Camera

Thursday, May 8, 2014 3:22 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Some Grand Strand natives have gone and made a movie, and now all their hard work is about to pay off with a premier on Monday, May 12, 2014, at the Grand 14 Theater in The Market Common . "A Chess Player" is a labor of love for producer/star Chip White and executive producer Jason Smith, both from the Myrtle Beach area . White's sister is none other than "Wheel of Fortune" staple and North Myrtle Beach native Vanna White. The film is described as, "about what happens when the thing you love, or the thing you are passionate about, becomes…