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.

Black Friday!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012 2:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Looking for Black Friday Shopping Deals? Practice the sport of shopping with us in Myrtle Beach, SC. Connect to Black Friday savings and rewards at the following Myrtle Beach area shopping centers. Our stores will certainly fill your stockings with a great variety of holiday savings, as well as places to quickly eat and refill your favorite cup of caffeine – you’re going to need it! Listed in order of Black Friday opening day/time: Toys “R” Us , 1100 Seaboard Street / 10125 Highway 17 Bypass www.toysrus.com Open: Thursday, 11/22 at…

The leaves have turned and holiday shoppers have appeared, both signaling the return of one of our favorite holidays in Myrtle Beach ... Thanksgiving! Hundreds of Myrtle Beach area restaurants are open on Thanksgiving this year and will be serving hungry patrons a multitude of traditional holiday dishes, including our southern favorite: pecan pie. But we'll be cooking at home this year and instead of the usual pie, we're going to take Chef Eric Masson's advice and try something a little different. Masson, the incredibly talented chef and owner…

The transformation to Winter Wonderland!

Monday, November 19, 2012 2:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The Carolina Opry Christmas Special -- the Christmas Show of the South! When you think “Myrtle Beach,” do you think cozy oceanfront dining and incredible Christmas entertainment? Probably not—but this time of year you should! Since Calvin Gilmore premiered the first Christmas show on the Grand Strand in 1986 Myrtle Beach has become a much-heralded holiday getaway destination for shopping, dining, and entertainment. And as if that weren’t enough, Myrtle Beach hotels have great rates this time of year, giving you a golden opportunity…

Nights of a Thousand Candles

Monday, November 12, 2012 2:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Brookgreen Gardens By Helen Benso This year marks the 14 th annual holiday lights festival, Nights of a Thousand Candles at Brookgreen Gardens. On December 7-8, 14-15, and 20-22, see the gardens come to life amid the soft glow of more than 5,500 hand-lit candles, thousands of sparking lights, and live entertainment. The best time to visit is at dusk when the fading sunset and the glow of the candles silhouette the sculpture and live oak trees to create a breathtaking display. “The first year I came to this event I was completely…

Christmas has officially come early to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, as the world’s largest drive-through, fully computerized, LED light and music show opened Friday, Nov. 2 at the TicketReturn.com Field (Pelican's stadium) . What does that mean, you ask? It means hundreds of thousands of lights have been tediously programmed to create a dancing winter wonderland synchronized to the season’s favorite holiday music that you can drive through with the entire family for $25.50 per car. Last year marked Shadrack’s debut it the Myrtle Beach area and…

And the Trip Tuesday Winner is…

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Congratulations to Renee Hooker for correctly guessing yesterday’s Trip Tuesday secret. The secret pictured was Fat Harold’s Beach Club in North Myrtle Beach. Renee, please send an email to media@visitmyrtlebeach.com to book your 60 Secrets adventure! Thank you to everyone who entered Trip Tuesday each week and congratulations to all our winners!!…

Trip Tuesday!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Tell us which one of the 60 Secrets are pictured below for a chance to win a trip to Myrtle Beach! Leave your comment by 5:00 p.m. EST with your name included, or just enter from a verified account. And remember to check our blog post tomorrow to see if you won. Hint: Name this popular shag club, located in the city where shagging was born. A winner will be chosen and announced by noon EST tomorrow.…

Shoppers Delight

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Navigating through the largest antique store in Georgetown K.M. The Augustus Carolina furniture and antique store on Front Street in Georgetown is very deceiving. The main entrance makes it appear as though there’s only one room but in actuality the store covers over 60,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor furniture, accessories, and one-of-a-kind antiques. For the bargain hunter in me, I was informed of a back room where the deeply discounted items were and had a good mix of furniture and art pieces. However, my mouth…

The Art of Java

Monday, October 29, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Coffee Break Café in Georgetown K.L. As you walk down Front Street in historic Georgetown, S.C . , you could blink and miss this pretty unassuming spot. Well, you’d be missing out. In a brick building with tables and chairs lining the entrance is Coffee Break Café . Not only does the shop offer a great cup of joe or whatever caffeine fix you might need, it also has an assortment of homemade pastries, breakfast nibbles and even lunch offerings. My favorite part, though, was the eclectic mix of artwork dotting the walls. From floor…