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.

Beach Music

Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:54 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We were thrilled when the up-and-coming country music duo Dan+Shay decided to film the video for their hit single "19 You + Me" here in the Myrtle Beach area . It's just icing on the cake that they're coming back to give a concert on April 15. Oh, and did we mention that it's free? And right by the ocean? The tunes kick off at 6:30 p.m. at the old pavilion site, on the Oceanside portion of Eighth Avenue North in Myrtle Beach. Dan+Shay have been on a promotional push as of late touting the release of their debut album, which just entered…

Brookgreen Means Spring Beauty

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 10:52 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

First, let's get this out of the way; how great has the weather been this week in the Myrtle Beach area? Mother Nature has been teasing us the past few weeks with a few days of beautiful weather, followed by a few of dreary conditions and cooler temperatures. Thankfully, spring seems to have finally arrived for good! And for many in the Myrtle Beach area , that means thinking about preparing that lovely spring garden. Fortunately, Brookgreen Gardens has you covered with its highly-awaited Plantacular Sale that runs April 12 through April…

On The Wheel of Love

Thursday, March 27, 2014 4:24 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

There are unique ways to propose to your loved one ... and then there's the Myrtle Beach way. Aaron, a recent visitor to the Grand Strand , got his family and friends' help to create the perfect proposal for his girlfriend, Ashley. And it was all done on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel . While Ashley and her friends were taking spins on the SkyWheel and enjoying the best views of the Myrtle Beach area and the Atlantic Ocean, Aaron and company were down on the beach lighting luminaries that were spelled out to read, Will You Marry Me, Ashley?…

Let’s Make History!

Friday, March 21, 2014 4:40 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Greetings, fellow hoops fanatics! It's the best time of the year for sports - March Madness - and sure, most of our brackets are probably in pieces right now after 14-seed Mercer stunned third-seeded Duke. It was a matchup that best represents why the nation gets completely swept away by college basketball in March. But here in the Myrtle Beach area , we've got an even bigger reason to celebrate. Tonight, our Coastal Carolina Chanticleers look to make history by being the first No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1 seed when they take on Virginia…

Stone Brewing In Myrtle Beach?

Friday, March 14, 2014 2:48 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Right now, an effort is underway to lure a renowned brewing company to the Myrtle Beach area . The Myrtle Beach Area Regional Economic Development Corporation has begun a social media blitz to convince Stone Brewing Company , the United States' 10th largest craft brewery, to open their new east coast-based brewery and beer garden along the Grand Strand. Officials with the EDC went live on March 12, 2014 with a Facebook page called "Stone Brewed on the Beach." As of 2:30 p.m. on March 14, it had over 2,700 "likes." EDC officials are heading…

It’s Pretty Easy Being Green

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 8:12 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Break out those lucky charms and deck yourself in plenty of green, because there is a wealth of St. Patrick's Day celebrations to enjoy in the Myrtle Beach area . Activities kick off on Friday, March 14, 2014, with the Fourth Annual Gathering of the Green at 5 p.m. on Third Avenue in downtown Conway. A number of events are taking place on Saturday, March 15, 2014. They are: 26th Annual North Myrtle Beach St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival - Parade starts at 9 a.m., festival is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All takes along Ocean Boulevard St.…

We Are The Champions!

Sunday, March 9, 2014 3:40 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Hope you've got comfortable shoes, Chants, because you're going dancing! Coastal Carolina's men's basketball team fired up a packed HTC Center Sunday afternoon as they handily defeated Winthrop 76-61 to win the 2014 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Conference Men's Championship. With the conference championship in hand, the Chanticleers get an automatic ticket to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. It's CCU's first tournament bid since 1993. Now, all of us here in the Myrtle Beach area are anxiously awaiting Selection Sunday on March 16…

Mr. Sandman, Build Me A Dream

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 9:51 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

There's no shortage of sand in the Myrtle Beach area . With 60 miles of beautiful, uninterrupted beaches, that shouldn't come as a surprise. But we were once again pleasantly surprised with the fantastic work done by a crew from Florida, who turned 175 tons of sand into art. Team Sandtastic , out of Tampa, was again commissioned to build a sand sculpture to coincide with the 2014 VisitMyrtleBeach.com Big South Conference Championships . In 2013, the sculpture was built using 150 tons of sand that were hauled in with six standard dump…

Begging for Barbecue!

Friday, February 28, 2014 4:31 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The Myrtle Beach area certainly has its fair share of mouth-watering barbecue. We're happy to say there's another local joint that can be added to area list specializing in all things smoked, spicy and delicious. Big D's Bar-B-Que Barn is a quaint, cafeteria-themed restaurant that serves up delectable pork, scrumptious chicken and all those wonderful sides one expects to compliment barbecue. We're fans of spicy foods, so it was a real treat to discover the pork has just the perfect amount of heat to it. The wonderful crew at Big D's…

Johnny Five, Rosie the Maid, C-3PO and R2-D2. These are just a few of popular culture's most famous robots. And at one time or another, we've all envisioned building our own personal cyborg companion. Alas, that box of knick-knacks in the garage wasn't going to cut it. So, you'll excuse us for being in awe of all the high school students who will descend upon the Myrtle Beach area this weekend to do that for which we could only dream of - build a robot. The 11th Annual Palmetto Regional FIRST Robotics Competition will be held at the…