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.

Trip Tuesday

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Welcome to Trip Tuesday! You’ve been hearing about our 60 Secrets of Myrtle Beach and seeing our photos flying around on Pinterest. Now it’s time to test your Secrets Skills. Every Tuesday throughout the 60 Miles in 60 Days campaign visitmyrtlebeach.com/60days , that is September and October, we’ll be posting an image of a secret on this blog with a short hint. If you know the secret, leave a comment below telling us which secret is pictured and, if you guess right, you’ll be entered to win a trip to gorgeous Myrtle Beach, S.C. All entries must…

This Week’s Theme: Foodie Finds

Monday, September 3, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

You know us for the beach, for endless attractions, for live entertainment and for water adventures. But did you know that Myrtle Beach has a burgeoning food scene? From a strange local delicacy called bog balls to the tried-and-true Coastal Carolina favorites, we’ve got a little something for every appetite. That’s why this week’s 60 Secrets www.visitmyrtlebeach.com/60days will focus on all the fun and fabulous foods to uncover along our 60 Miles. Stay tuned for some flavorful finds! What do you think we’ll reveal this week? Any local dishes or…

You may not know this, but the locals do: September and October in Myrtle Beach are traditionally known for gorgeous weather, warmer ocean waters and less-crowded attractions. It’s basically 60 sixty extra days of summer to enjoy our 60 miles of coastline. This year we’re finally letting you in on our little secret, and uncovering 60 other secrets that you may or may not know about the Myrtle Beach area, including interesting stories, fun facts and little-known attractions. Join us each day as we share first-hand accounts of some of these…

Music, Art, Culture and Anniversaries

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Music, art, culture and anniversaries give the Myrtle Beach area a reason to celebrate a little something this season. From a 15th year anniversary all the way to a 40th year anniversary, the music will be breathtaking and the art will be eye opening all season long. Celebrating its 15th anniversary is the Art Museum of Myrtle Beach Art Museum of Myrtle Beach. There is a 9-hole game of art themed mini golf set up on the first floor of the museum to celebrate the anniversary. Through August, locals and visitors will find a beautifully designed…

2nd Avenue Pier

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Myrtle Beach’s popular 2nd Ave Pier was built by Julian Scarborough and St. Julian Springs in the mid-1930s and survived some of the area’s largest storms, including Hurricanes Hazel, David and Hugo. Since its most recent rebuild in 1989, business along the pier is thriving and the fish are biting. 2nd Ave Pier offers more than just another beautiful place to lounge in the sun. The pier is famous for its wide variety of catch, the Pier House Restaurant that is open daily, and the view of the Atlantic Ocean from the third story Open Air Bar is…

Wild Water & Wheels Water Park

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Looking for a way to have fun in the sun without the surf and sand? Mix it up and bring your family to Wild Water & Wheels , one of the many amusement parks along the Grand Strand ! Whether you’re screaming in the tunnels of the Dark Hole, racing down the Wild H2O Racer, or relaxing in the Adult Lounge Pool, you will wonder why you ever went to the beach in the first place. Every Sunday the park hosts Family Fun Sunday with $19.95 admission if visitors bring their printable coupon. There is so much going on during Family Fun Sunday, you don’t…

With thousands of restaurants for locals and visitors to choose from in the Myrtle Beach area, dining opportunities are endless. One standout restaurant, the Parson's Table , has been entertaining locals and visitors alike on the northern end of the Grand Strand since the late 1970s with its charming history, innovative cuisine (see below recipe) and out-of-this-world wine list. The Parson's Table impresses with its culinary creations, but one of the most interesting aspects of this restaurant is its rich history. Its structure dates back to…

Every year come Halloween, the normally family-friendly Grand Strand is run rampant with zombie tourists, beach-going ghosts and witches dying for a taste of our best ‘Lowcountry boil.’ While these fearfully-friendly characters are usually just costume clad visitors and locals, Halloween along the Grand Strand is no less exciting. This year, the Myrtle Beach area is celebrating the spirit of Halloween with themed events going on all weekend long. One of the biggest Halloween celebrations takes place at Broadway at the Beach , where they kick off…

Harvest Home Weekend makes the most of Fall

Thursday, September 29, 2011 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

We recently got in touch with one of our favorite Myrtle Beach area attractions, Brookgreen Gardens , to see how they were making the most of the fall season this year. Their vice president of marketing, Helen Benso, got back to us with some great information for those families looking to get out and about this October. Benso says the outdoor sculpture gardens' Harvest Home Weekend Festival is one to check out, where children can pet horses, learn to spin wool and go on a hayride. " This year, the kids will love the sidewalk chalk painting…

Planning the Perfect Fall Getaway

Tuesday, September 20, 2011 3:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

If the back-to-school blues have got you down or you just need a relaxing break from the ordinary, pack your bags and head to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where the beautiful fall weather is bound to cheer you up and energize your spirits. The sizzle of summer may have passed, but now is the great time to check out what the Grand Strand has to offer when it comes to the outdoors. If I (longtime local and expert on all things Myrtle Beach) were planning a fall getaway, the first thing I would do is to visit the fall deals page on…