Author: VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We are the area's official online vacation guide which offers everything you need to plan a perfect vacation to the Myrtle Beach Area. Plan your stay online and choose from a wide assortment of accommodation options including Myrtle Beach hotels, resorts, motels, condos, beach homes and additional types of vacation rentals. From oceanfront resorts along the entire Grand Strand, to cozy beach home and vacation rentals in North and South Myrtle Beach, including Surfside Beach and Garden City, find the amenities and location perfect for you.

Travel Channel has featured Myrtle Beach as 1 of 10 Cool East Coast Beaches. White sandy beaches plus restaurants, live entertainment, amusement parks, water parks plus more than 90 golf courses - make it a perfect beach destination along the east coast for spring breakers, families and retirees. Read more .…

Dragons and boats. In mythical fables, those unfortunate souls on the water never stood a chance against those in the sky. But in 2018, the combination of dragons and boats means it’s time once again for the 10th Annual Ground Zero Dragon Boat Festival , which returns to The Market Common in Myrtle Beach on April 28, 2018. For those of you who might be asking yourself just what is dragon boating, we're here to tell you it's an absolute blast! The boats feature dragon designs, of course, and can seat 20 paddlers and one drummer in a competition…

It's FAIR TIME! It's time for the 3rd Annual Horry County Fair which returns to the Myrtle Beach Speedway , April 20th-29th, 2018. It’s 10 days of Fair and Family Fun. Come see the Robinson’s Racing Pigs, pet the animals at the Petting Zoo, see the exhibits, eat tons of fair food, play the games and of course ride amazing carnival rides. Plus enjoy live entertainment every day of the fair. Unlimited ride wristbands are available for the thrill seekers who want to ride everything. Plus kiddie rides are there for the little ones to enjoy. Make…

WonderWorks Launches New Exhibits for Spring and Summer Myrtle Beach, SC (March 27, 2018) – This Spring season launches ‘the year of new’ for WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach. The famous upside-down house with an indoor amusement park for the mind, has added an impressive line-up of exciting exhibits that will thrill new and returning, locals and tourists alike. WonderWorks has a foundation of education and proves to all guests that STEAM learning and science-based activities are not only useful in everyday life, but also extremely fun.…

The global sports entertainment company is under construction on its first South Carolina venue, anticipating 300,000 visits annually MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., April 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf ® has officially broken ground in Myrtle Beach. The 55,000-square-foot venue is expected to open to the public in early 2019. "We're honored that Topgolf has selected Myrtle Beach for another South Carolina location," said Myrtle Beach Mayor Brenda Bethune. "As an outstanding global company specializing in providing…

National Shag Dance Championship Finals

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Did you know that Shag is the South Carolina State Dance? It is! Are you a fan of reality dance programs like Dancing With The Stars? If that answer is definite "yes," than you won’t want to miss the National Shag Dance Championships. The National Shag Dance Championship is also the longest continuously running shag dance competition in the United States and the finals return to North Myrtle Beach for its 35 th year this March. Competitors will dance the night away on March 8 th through March 10 th at North Myrtle Beach's Spanish Galleon, located…

There’s more to see, do and explore in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina than ever before. The Myrtle Beach area continues to rank as one of the fastest-growing family and vacation destinations in the nation, attracting roughly 18 million visitors annually. Given the accessibility and multitude of attractions for families, the Myrtle Beach area received several new accolades recently, including being ranked by Google as the “Third Most Searched Travel Destination in the World”, one of the Travel Channel’s “Best East Coast Beaches” and a “Top 10…

The 3 rd Annual Horry County Fair returns to Myrtle Beach April 20-29, 2018. This ten-day event is held at the 47 acre Myrtle Beach Speedway complex and includes all the traditional family fun activities of a county fair including carnival rides, live entertainment, a petting zoo, tons of fair food and so much more. Each day offers a unique theme and discounts for visitors and residents of all ages. Theme nights include: Family Fun Night, Senior Citizen Night, Ladies Night, and Students Night. In only its second year, The Horry County Fair…