Posts from September 2020

Telecommuting is a Breeze at the Beach!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:00 AM by Julie Ellis

If you’re one of the millions of people who are now telecommuting for work due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you’re in the perfect position to take a much-needed break and head to the beach. Work in the morning, beach in the afternoon, or vise-versa! That’s the beauty of it. You get to choose! Let’s face it. 2020 has been stressful! And with most vacations, concerts, and other gatherings canceled, you’re probably long overdue for a break! Why not take advantage of your telecommuting situation and head to the beach? Here, you can unwind and relax…

Escape to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:00 PM by Julie Ellis

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has pretty darn nice weather all year-round, but if you ask locals and thousands of regular visitors when their favorite time of year is along the Grand Strand, a very large number of them will answer, “fall.” Fall brings cooler temperatures and lower humidity after a very hot summer, but those temps still feel like a northern summer, comparatively speaking! You’ll also find the crowds along the beach have thinned considerably, so there’s plenty of room to spread out and stay socially distanced. Covid numbers are…

The popular, two-hour, Myrtle Beach history trolley tours that sold out each week last winter will return September 22nd in a socially distanced form. Up to only 16 guests, wearing required masks will board the trolley each Tuesday at 10 a.m. in front of the Grand 14 Cinemas at The Market Common for the Myrtle Beach History, Movies & Music tour. On Wednesdays, at the same time and place, they will take the Early Myrtle Beach & The War Years tour. The Myrtle Beach Military History tour and catered reception returns for its fourth season on…

The Horry County Museum and its air conditioning are a welcome treasure this time of year, when the South Carolina heat and humidity reach their peak. This month, the museum is hosting a lecture series by director, Walter Hill, on Scuppernong and Muscadine Grapes. These local grape varieties, first discovered along the Scuppernong River in North Carolina, have long been popular ingredients in wines, pies, jams and jellies in many Southern homes and kitchens. I grew up eating them directly off the vine at my grandmother’s house but don’t know…

Working Remotely from Myrtle Beach

Friday, September 4, 2020 4:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

For many of us, the past several months have meant spending most of our time at home – including the hours we would normally spend working in an office environment. This fall, why not escape to a place where you can both work virtually and dip your toes in the sand? The Myrtle Beach area is the perfect spot to experience both summer-like temperatures and the convenience of working remotely. Amazing views Finding quiet spots with breathtaking backdrops is not difficult in the Myrtle Beach area. If you prefer to stick to your hotel room, choose a…

Reasons to Escape to the Beach

Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

A trip to the Myrtle Beach area can be fun and relaxing, but a visit to the beach has even more benefits. Here are a few ways escaping to the beach is good for you according to science: 1. Vacations and being on the sand are soothing and can help reduce stress. Researchers have found that just touching sand can cause you to relax and it’s easy to find along the Myrtle Beach area’s 60-miles of pristine coastline. The area’s beautiful beaches provide plenty of room to social distance while dipping your toes in the sand, listening to the sounds of…

It's Time To Get Back To The Beach

Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

The past several months have been challenging and this summer was different than any before. After many months spending time at home, not able to take a break, it’s time to get away. A vacation in Myrtle Beach can be just what you need. Long after the summer has ended and fall has begun, you can still take in warm temperatures, feel the sunshine on your face, hear the ocean waves, feel the sand beneath your toes and escape from the everyday here this fall. When you are ready to escape to the beach, the Myrtle Beach area is ready to welcome you.…

We’re so excited that many Grand Strand theaters are reopening! Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament has been open for a couple of weeks but this weekend The Carolina Opry, Alabama Theatre, and Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show are back for the first time in nearly 6 months! After a day in the sun, a dazzling night at the theater is a great addition to any trip to Myrtle Beach. Pirates Voyage Dinner & Show and The Carolina Opry will reopen their doors Friday, September 4, and Alabama Theatre begins September 5 -- just in time for Labor Day! Seating…