Category - Attractions

Myrtle Beach Skycoaster

Saturday, August 20, 2016 9:44 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

To be clear, I am not some adrenaline-seeking junkie by nature. I’m a mostly-stay-at-home mom who can’t sleep the night before taking on assignments that include riding the Slingshot—or in this case—the Myrtle Beach SkyCoaster. While it’s easy to find excitement at the Myrtle Beach Grand Prix (and I’m perfectly happy staying on the ground in a racecar), the entertainment park’s most thrilling ride is the high-flying SkyCoaster. The SkyCoaster is basically a free fall ‘swing’ that takes between one and three riders up to a height of around 100…

The Myrtle Beach Pelicans , one of America’s premier minor league baseball franchises, are certainly the beloved boys of summer along the Grand Strand. The high A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs, the Pelicans enjoy the benefit of one of the game’s strongest farm systems and one of minor league baseball’s best stadiums in TicketReturn.com Field. On average, more than 3,000 fans - a number that will be on the rise throughout the summer - pack the stadium for home games, and the reasons are many. TicketReturn.com Field enjoys a prime location on 21st…

Every year my family and I like to try take a family vacation or a daytrip. Usually my husband and I pick the place and we just go. Now that my kids are teenagers they have an idea of places that they want to go. We now try to include them in decisions like where we go and what we do. This year we all decided that we wanted to go somewhere that we had never been before but still be on the beach. For all of us Myrtle Beach came to mind. So we decided that is where we wanted to go. Being a blogger I decided to reach out and see if I could get a…

We had never been to Myrtle Beach before, but we’ve discovered it is the perfect place for a family vacation. Not only do you have resorts, water parks, and a family amusement park right on the strip, there are plenty of more unusual options as well. Whether you’ve got teenagers, toddlers, or anywhere in between, there’s activities for the whole family to enjoy. Read the rest of Simply Southern Mom's blog post here! Check out these additional Simply Southern Mom Blog posts. 3 Must Try Places to Eat in Myrtle Beach 4 Family Friendly Attractions…

We love Myrtle Beach for family vacations because the location has so much to offer – delicious food & fun, family entertainment. Of course on our past visits here, we hadn’t had the chance to attend a baseball game so this year was our first. If you didn’t know this already, Myrtle Beach has a local Minor League Baseball Team called the Myrtle Beach Pelicans. They are a single A division and at one point affiliated with the Atlanta Braves but now with the Chicago Cubs. Growing up my husband did not have cable so the only two baseball teams…

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has become one of the most popular vacation destinations of the southeast. It not only has long stretches of beautiful beaches, but also plenty of attractions that you will want to put on your bucket list fast! SkyWheel The SkyWheel is the crown jewel of Myrtle Beach’s Boardwalk and Promenade. Hop on one of its gondolas for a sweeping 360 degree view of Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and the Atlantic Ocean. Read more of this article at Examiner.com…

N'Digo: Go Play, At Myrtle Beach!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 8:59 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

60 miles of warm, soft, sandy beachfront Knowing that you’ve heard of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina somewhere in the recesses of your mind, the question you want to ask yourself is, “Do I want to go visit?” The answer is, yes. Heck yes, you do! Why? To play,foremost,in one of the world’s longest sandboxes. Myrtle Beach is the hub of the Grand Strand – a 60-mile string of wide, warm, soft sandy uninterrupted beachfront stretching down the eastern seaboard from the North Carolina border south to the plantations that made the area the…

What to do in Myrtle Beach to get the most out of your trip Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is often thought of as a lively family and golf vacation destination with busy beaches, nightlife, and indoor and outdoor activities sure to please all ages. However, Myrtle Beach is more than just one town. It’s part of an area known as the Grand Strand, which encompasses 60 miles of South Carolina coastline beginning just above North Myrtle Beach in the tiny fishing village of Little River and extending to Pawleys Island on the southern end. Made up of…

For those of us that are baseball fans, it’s our favorite time of the year: Spring Training has begun, which means baseball season—and warm weather—are right around the corner! Leading up to the season, die-hard fans spend the off-season tracking their favorite players, trades and up-and-coming prospects, purchase their season tickets, and plan trips to see farm teams. The Class-A affiliate of the Cubs, the Pelicans, offer fans the opportunity to not only follow their love of baseball, but to follow it to where the sun shines 215 days out of…

Top 10 Must-Do in Travel of 2016

Thursday, January 28, 2016 5:42 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, and with it will be a barrage of lists that celebrate the best and the worst of the past year. For me, though, I always like to look forward, so this list will focus on the best of what’s to come. Here is my list of the top 10 must-do in travel for 2016. 10. Visit the beach. There is something so serene, so fulfilling and so rejuvenating about the ocean . I’m refreshed every time I catch its wonder. Don’t let 2016 pass without giving it a glance. 9. Get cultured. There is so much value, for…