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 summer continues, and with temperatures a bit on the warm side, when we’re not thinking about a dip in the ocean or the pool, we’re thinking about ice cream! Yes, that cool, creamy, delectable treat that is enjoyed by those who are 5 or 95. Fortunately, the Myrtle Beach area has a wealth of options when that sweet tooth starts tingling. For those wanting to escape to the creameries of old, step back in time with a visit to Kirk’s Ice Cream Parlor and admire its old-fashioned atmosphere. The classics are all there - cookies and cream,…

Down On Main Street

Monday, July 6, 2015 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

North Myrtle Beach is giving visitors and residents alike plenty of opportunities to enjoy live music this summer. There is not only their Sounds of Summer Concert Series , but also the Music on Main Concert Series , which runs through Oct. 1. Every Thursday, Main Street in North Myrtle Beach will be rocking with a wealth of local acts playing every genre from classic rock and blues, to Motown and beach music. Best of all, the concerts are free. It is a great family-friendly event, and a fantastic way to kick back after a day at the beach!…

Tonight’s the Night for “ONE”

Monday, June 29, 2015 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The pageantry, spectacle and music of Broadway can be found right here in the Myrtle Beach area at “ONE the Show” at the Alabama Theatre . This truly has it all. Bit of a music buff? “ONE” features country, gospel, pop, rock and even some of your favorite Broadway tunes. In the mood for a tickling of the funny bone? “ONE” also incorporates great family comedy into the routine. Throw in fantastic production numbers, great costumes and wonderful talent, and you’ve got a night out along the Grand Strand that the whole family will love.…

A Summer At The Vineyard

Thursday, June 25, 2015 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

California isn’t the only place to sample fantastic wine. We’re fortunate here in the Myrtle Beach area to have a great local vineyard right in our backyard. And they are providing a wealth of excitement all summer long! La Belle Amie Vineyard in Little River hosts many popular festivals not only during the summer months, but throughout the entire year. Coming up on July 4 is the Independence Day Wine Fest, followed by the Summer Parrot Head Festival on July 18. Aug. 15 brings the Whole Lotta Shakin’ Oldies Music Fest, while the Summer…

Down By The River

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 3:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of our favorite summer events in the Myrtle Beach area is returning this weekend. The annual Conway Riverfest returns to Riverfront Park and Marina Drive on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. This independence celebration is held along the beautiful Waccamaw River in downtown Conway. The festival will once again feature live musical entertainment, an artisan market, a Jello jump and kids zone and food. Of course, our favorite portion kicks off at 9:30 p.m. – fireworks!!! This patriotic light display is the perfect ending to a…

Time to Tee Off for Family Fun

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 4:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Summer 2015 will bring a brand new golf tournament to the Myrtle Beach area , and this is definitely a family affair. Registration is now open for the Myrtle Beach Family Fun Golf Tournament, which will take place Aug. 20 through Aug. 23. The tournament is a partnership between Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts and Mystical Golf . Two-person teams, comprised of either a parent and child or a grandparent and child, will be flighted based on age and gender. Children 18 and under are invited to participate. For teams, the cost is $995. That gets…

Time to Explore Planet Jellies

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Ripley’s Aquarium has added a brand new exhibit, featuring a creature that both terrifies and fascinates: jellyfish. The new exhibit is welcoming with a color-changing entrance, leading into a room with lit columns and tanks, which make the jellies glow. The Planet Jellies display features 9 tanks, boasting over 5,000 gallons of water, requiring 4 different operating systems. Within the new area, there are five different types of jellyfish to learn about, and observe: Moon Jelly, Pacific Sea Needle, Spotted Lagoon Jelly, Atlantic Sea Needle,…

One of the things we love about summer is the opportunity to sit outdoors on a perfect evening with friends and family, and listen to some great music. There is never a shortage of that during the summer months, and one of our favorite places to take in some soothing sounds is in North Myrtle Beach. In 2015, the Sounds of Summer Concert Series returns to the North Myrtle Beach Park and Sports Complex’s Sandhills Bank Amphitheater. Held the third Friday of each month, every concert features a different band playing family-friendly music.…

If it seems a little “windy” in the Myrtle Beach area this summer, it might be because an iconic franchise from Chicago is now a part of the Grand Strand. For the 2015 season, the Myrtle Beach Pelicans have begun their affiliation with the Chicago Cubs, a storied baseball franchise that has more than 100 years of history under its belt. And all the folks at TicketReturn.com Field have gotten in on the fun in embracing the “Cubbies.” For the June 5 doubleheader against the Carolina Mudcats, Pelicans players wore tribute jerseys in honor of…

So, you might have heard about a little event taking place along the shores of the Myrtle Beach area this weekend called the Carolina Country Music Fest . Well, there is also a celebration of that great American classic, the Corvette, happening as well. That means we’re ready to enjoy a great summer weekend here along the Grand Strand. The crowds and the music got started early on Thursday with the VisitMyrtleBeach.com Kick-Off Concert featuring Sam Hunt. And now, CCMF is in full effect down along Eighth Avenue North near the Myrtle Beach…