Category - 60 More Days of Summer

Travel Advisory as of September 22: Due to flooding and road closures surrounding the Myrtle Beach area, driving into the area will be very difficult for the next week or two. Fly, don’t drive. If you must drive into the area, expect heavy congestion, delays and changing detours. Check www.SCDOT.org , 511sc.org or call 511 for latest road conditions. Hurricane Florence has finally moved on from our beautiful Myrtle Beach destination. While we are thankful that the physical damage to our destination seems minimal so far, we’re very aware of…

Visit Myrtle Beach’s Annual “60 More Days of Summer” Campaign to Include Complimentary Beach Photo Sessions, Lodging Packages and More. Focusing specifically on millennial families for this year’s “60 More Days of Summer” campaign, Visit Myrtle Beach will offer innovative perks to make a beach trip even easier for those looking to create memories and celebrate life’s little moments with their families this fall. Throughout September and October, visitors will enjoy complimentary beach photo sessions, ideal for capturing little ones’ first…

Fall Family Deals

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The fall is always a great time for families to visit the Myrtle Beach area as its summer-like temperatures, warm ocean waters and family-friendly attractions continue to welcome visitors. This fall, Myrtle Beach area resorts and hotels will offer exclusive travel deals and packages geared specifically towards millennial families with young children for “60 More Days of Summer”. These special deals include: The Fall Family Fun package at The Caravelle Resort . This package includes 35 percent off accommodations at the recently renovated…

Beach Hacks

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

There are few things more relaxing than a day at the beach however planning for it with small children (and dealing with the clean-up) can be anything but. Check out our tips to help you avoid waves of stress and make the most out of your beach vacation. Repurpose a Fitted Sheet Instead of towels, use a fitted sheet with bags, coolers, etc. placed at the corners to create a makeshift play pen that keeps sand out. Ditch the Oversized Beach Bag Haul your kids’ beach toys in a mesh laundry bag. It’s the perfect container that sifts the sand,…

Educational Endeavors

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Just because you’re on a family vacation, it doesn’t mean the kids can’t learn a thing or two. Myrtle Beach is known as a family-friendly destination with an amazing array of fast, fun attractions, but did you know the area also has plenty educational opportunities for kids? From a state-of-the-art aquarium to an interactive science museum, to nature walks and historic tours, you’ll have plenty of chances to make your visit to the beach an educational one while you’re having a great time. Ripley’s Aquarium Ripley’s is full of hands-on…

Peaceful Pursuits During Naptime

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Naptime is very important -- especially when you’re on vacation and the kids are excited and active most of the day. Naptime is also beneficial for parents, as it gives you much-needed time to go off and enjoy some great activities without the kids! You’ll find fantastic ways to relax and unwind in Myrtle Beach while someone else monitors naptime. Get a massage, take a walk, paddle a kayak, or do some wine tasting and recharge your batteries so you can enjoy the rest of your vacation. Spas Indulge in much-needed R&R at any of Myrtle Beach’s…

Wine and Dine with the Kids

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Vacations with kids can be fast and furious, so be sure to plan some down time for yourself. The Myrtle Beach area offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy an adult beverage in unique, entertaining locations that even the kids will enjoy. Broadway at the Beach One of Myrtle Beach’s most popular tourist destinations, the 20+ restaurants located here will ensure no one goes hungry. Family-friendly cuisine includes everything from all-American classics to seafood, fajitas or sushi. New South Brewing This microbrewery is located in the heart of…

Budget-Friendly Fun

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

One of the many great things about the Myrtle Beach area is that it offers plenty of fun things to do at low or no cost! First and foremost, our 60-mile-long beach is free for all to enjoy! Beyond the beach, there are museums, state parks, and more than 55 mini golf courses which can be enjoyed for a minimal cost. Myrtle Beach Art Museum This art museum adopted a Free Admission Policy in 2003, and it’s one of the few museums in the world with an ocean view. Play a game of “I Spy” with your kids to encourage curiosity while touring the…

Wide Open Wonders

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Soar, explore, run, hike and fly through the sky! Magical things can happen when you put down the electronic gadgets and head into the great outdoors. There are vast opportunities to enjoy the fresh air and beauty of the unique Myrtle Beach area. Our 60-mile-long beach is the obvious place to run, jump and swim, but there are also watersports, hiking opportunities, playgrounds and our huge Skywheel that will definitely change your perspective. Brookgreen Gardens This must-see attraction has more than 9,000 acres to explore. Your family can take…

When it comes to seafood, Oysters Rockefeller is about as classic as it comes. Created in 1840, it was named after John D. Rockefeller, the richest American at the time, because its sauce carried so much richness. The dish has been remade, deconstructed and adapted much over the many decades since. Capt. Dave’s Dockside in Murrells Inlet serves up a version on a flatbread. The recipe is below. Rockefeller Flatbread 4 c fresh spinach Olive oil 1 c heavy whipping cream 4 strips crispy bacon, chopped ½ onion, carmelized 1 t chopped garlic Parmesan…