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.

The Sounds of the Inlet

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:48 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

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…

Beach Run

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 8:24 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Fall is in the air, which means the weather is just perfect for a little run. Well, it’s actually a 13.1-mile run! The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon returns to the Myrtle Beach area this fall. The race takes place on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015, but events will be happening throughout the entire weekend. In addition to the main event, the Grand Strand will play host to a health and fitness expo, the Coastal 5K race and the popular 1.5-mile Doggie Dash. All will take place at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, located at 8121 Amalfi Place in Myrtle…

Fall is the New Summer

Monday, August 24, 2015 5:33 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

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…

Make Memories On the Green

Friday, August 21, 2015 2:25 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of the Grand Strand’s great golfing events is set to tee off. The 32 nd Annual World Amateur Golf Tournament comes back to the Myrtle Beach area beginning Aug. 31, 2015 and running through Sept. 4. This is the world’s largest amateur golf tournament and will bring more than 3,000 golfers from all 50 states and more than 25 foreign countries. The tournament is played on courses across the Myrtle Beach area. It features 72 holes of competition, an 18-hole championship playoff, lots of gifts and prizes and entertainment. The World Am…

Mix On

Thursday, August 20, 2015 4:36 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Many of us like to think we can make some delicious cocktails. And, truth be told, many of us can do a pretty decent job cranking out some adult beverages at a party or other special occasion. But who amongst us has the skills to compete in a mixology competition that will determine the signature drink for the 2015 Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival ? That is what organizers want to know. They’re seeking both professional and amateur mixologists to compete at the new Chocolate Under the Moon, a dessert and mixology event, that debuts…

Come For The Grits, Stay For The Glamour

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:52 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Veteran country music acts Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis are bringing their “Grits and Glamour” tour to the Myrtle Beach area . The two will appear at The Carolina Opry on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015 for a night of music, fun and probably a few a laughs. Over the course of their career, the two have combined to record 28 top 10 hits, sold more than 18 million records and scored 12 No. 1 hits. Some of their best-known songs are Tillis’ “Maybe It Was Memphis” and “Mi Vida Loca,” and Morgan’s “Something in Red” and “Except for Monday.” Suffice it…

Another Man’s Treasure

Monday, August 17, 2015 8:02 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Peddling wares is again the name of the game when the 27 th Annual South Carolina’s Largest Garage Sale returns to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center on Aug. 22, 2015. Sale hours are 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., so bargain shoppers have plenty of time to find that perfect item. Admission to the garage sale is free, while parking at the convention center is $5. Over 250 vendors are expected at the event, so come out and find that perfect item at the perfect price.…

Stomp! Stomp! Stomp!

Friday, August 14, 2015 11:30 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

North Carolina-based Duplin Winery has a new location right here in the Myrtle Beach area . That means locals can now sample this celebrated wine and learn how it is created. Plus, one of Duplin’s longest-running traditions is coming to the Grand Strand. The 39 th Annual Grape Stomp Festival will make its debut at the Myrtle Beach area facility on Sept. 19, 2015. It’s going to be as much fun as it sounds! When you’re not stomping grapes into juice, make sure and enjoy the live beach music, dancing, food and wine tastings. You’ve got…

A Night Fit For A Knight

Thursday, August 13, 2015 3:51 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The valiant knights of Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament joust for our entertainment. Visitors coming to the Myrtle Beach area for a late-summer vacation can now see them for a fraction of the cost. Adult tickets to this live dinner theater are $39.95, a savings of $14. Children 12 and under are admitted for $21.95. This special runs through Sept. 30, 2015. A fun-filled day at the beach is best topped off with a journey back in time. You’ll see kings and queens hold court as you feast on a plentiful bounty. Then, you and your family…

A Legend Is Coming to The Carolina Opry

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 4:24 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Nashville royalty Ricky Skaggs is bringing his classic mixture of country and bluegrass to the Myrtle Beach area . Skaggs will appear with his band, Kentucky Thunder, at The Carolina Opry on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015 for “An Evening of Bluegrass.” The 14-time Grammy Award-winner is known for putting his own stamp on the country format by fusing his bluegrass and traditional country roots with the contemporary Nashville sound. At 21 years old, Skaggs was the youngest member inducted into The Grand Ole Opry at the time. This is a one-night…