Posts from August 2015

The Sounds of the Inlet

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

We are huge fans of the Murrells Inlet Marshwalk . From the beautiful inlet views it offers to the wealth of delicious dining options, there is never a bad time of year to visit. Also, the atmosphere is just fun. It’s a place you want to come after a busy day and just kick back and unwind. A big reason for that is because of the music. Visitors to the Marshwalk will find band out there every night performing every genre of music imaginable. Enjoy simple acoustic tunes? You’ll hear them. In the mood for a cold beer and a little Johnny…

Fall is the New Summer

Monday, August 24, 2015 5:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Research from the U.S. Travel Association found 90 percent of Americans say paid time off helps them relax and 85 percent say it makes them happier, yet more than 40 percent did not use all their paid time off in 2014. According to Skift, southerners used the fewest vacation days of all. Thankfully there’s still time to get away in 2015 and many southern cities – like Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – still boast gorgeous weather and warm ocean waters during the early fall months, but with the added benefit of thinning crowds and even more…

Go Tax Free At Tanger Outlets

Friday, August 7, 2015 2:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

South Carolina is having its Tax Free Weekend Aug. 7 through Aug. 9, 2015, meaning there will be no sales tax applied to items like clothing, school supplies, computers and computer accessories. For visitors to the Myrtle Beach area , this is a great time to enjoy some retail therapy and get that new fall wardrobe for yourself or your loved ones. And one of our favorite places to shop along the Grand Strand is Tanger Outlets . With more than 200 brands, including some of the nation’s leading designer and brand-name stores, you are sure to…

Award-Winning Sculptures

Monday, August 3, 2015 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

A tradition going back decades returns to Brookgreen Gardens starting this Saturday, with the National Sculpture Society’s 82 nd Annual Awards Exhibition. Available for viewing Aug. 8 through Nov. 1, 2015, this annual juried exhibition presents works from the greats right alongside works from up-and-comers in American sculpture. The National Sculpture Society, America’s oldest professional organization of sculptors, will present 15 awards. In addition, the popular People’s Choice Award will be determined by the votes of Brookgreen Gardens…