Category - Beach/Boardwalk

5 Myrtle Beach Life Hacks

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 9:43 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

While we’re already mid-summer here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, it’s not too late to take advantage of some serious beach life hacks that can make a trip to the beach so much easier. Number One Use an old fitted sheet – along with various beach gear – to make the perfect, sand-free zone for all your seaside relaxing. Number Two Stick a travel size baby powder in your beach bag. Baby powder can be used to instantly remove unwanted sand before leaving and getting in your car. Number Three Store ice in your cooler in plastic bags. Not only…

6 Ways to Tie a Sarong

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:38 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Whenever I’m packing for a beach vacation, one of the first things I think to pack is a sarong. From fashion to functionality, it’s one of the most useful beach essentials to bring along. You can use them as a beach towel, or with a little online research, can learn how to fold one into a handy beach tote. But my favorite way to use a sarong is as a cute beach cover-up. Here are just a few of the many ways in which you can tie a sarong: Basic halter dress – Wrap the sarong horizontally underneath arms and cross ends over your bust. Tie at the…

When The Wheel Goes Round

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 4:37 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

It’s the Myrtle Beach area’s most iconic landmark, and many have taken a spin on it since it first opened in 2011. Yet if you’ve only been on the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel during the day, you’re only getting half of the experience. At night, the 187-foot SkyWheel comes alive it glows with vibrant colors that can be seen for miles down Ocean Boulevard in the heart of Myrtle Beach. These lights can be solid green for St. Patrick’s Day, a warm glow of red for Valentine’s Day, a patriotic display of red, white and blue for the Fourth of July or…

A Summer on the Boardwalk

Wednesday, June 3, 2015 9:21 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The summer season is here, and that means it’s time to welcome back those Hot Summer Nights to the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk ! Through Aug. 30, the boardwalk comes to life every night with live music, a kids carnival, fireworks and so much more! On Mondays, the kids’ carnival in Plyler Park will feature children’s bands, inflatables, face painting, a caricature artist, games and many more activities sure to please the young and the young at heart. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays are the days to rock out along the oceanfront! The live concert…

At 18 stories high, the Myrtle Beach SkyWheel unquestionably offers the best views of the Grand Strand. It is a ride you simply cannot miss. And now, taking that flight is more affordable than ever. New for the 2015 season, the SkyWheel has annual passes available for $25 for adults and $15 for children ages 3 to 11. Each pass is good for one year from the purchase date. What does this pass mean to you? It means you have unlimited access to the SkyWheel for a full year, discounted general admission tickets for up to four guests per day and…

We know what you're thinking; the weather is getting warmer, and it's time for a little down time. And a long weekend excursion to the beautiful Myrtle Beach area is certainly what the doctor ordered. In order to make the most of your visit, we've come up with five handy tips to help you plan for that perfect vacation getaway: 1. Check out lodging deals ahead of time Travelers will find overnight options to fit any budget in Myrtle Beach, which boasts more than 98,000 accommodations. The latest deals from a variety of properties are always…