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Hurricane Florence Alert

Sunday, September 9, 2018 9:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Please be advised that the Myrtle Beach area is under alert for possible Florence impact for the week of September 9th. While we're uncertain of the storm’s final path, we advise all visitors to pay close attention to all weather and news reports and to be prepared. If you have plans to visit the area this week, we recommend you contact your accommodations directly for information on their policy pertaining to hurricanes. “We encourage both visitors and residents to take great care to protect loved ones and property as we prepare for Florence,”…

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…

Autism Friendly Myrtle Beach

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 8:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, we know traveling with children can be chaotic, especially for those families who may have the added anxiety of taking a child with autism away from the structure and familiarity of home life. But the Myrtle Beach community is working hard to make sure all families get the relaxing vacation they deserve. For visitors arriving by air, that means a warm welcome at Myrtle Beach International Airport in baggage claim, where family members with autism can take advantage of the airport’s ‘quiet room.’ This space…

US News & World Report has named Myrtle Beach as the number one destination in the country where people are choosing to move in 2018. The May article about “best places to live” cites the area's desirability, low cost of living, quality of life, outstanding weather and overall value. Best Places to Live 2017 Rank: 74 Metro Population: 419,585 Metro Median Age: 45.8 years Median Home Value: $137,428 Median Annual Salary: $35,650 Net Migration Rate, 2012 to 2016: 15.62 percent The Myrtle Beach metropolitan statistical area is consistently one…

Exclusive Lodging, Restaurant and Attractions Deals Available in June and July in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina As the summer heats up, it’s time to head to the beach. With its 60 miles of coastline, there are endless activities, adventures and excitement to be had for the vacation of a lifetime in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina. From live entertainment and fun-filled attractions to amazing outdoor activities and delicious dining options, the entire family will enjoy a special summer getaway in the Grand Strand. This year, visitors can…

Even if we weren’t there at the time, many longtime visitors are likely familiar with images of the small beach town Myrtle Beach once was. It’s amazing how much has changed over the years. In 2016, Myrtle Beach hosted a record 18.6 million visitors. There are approximately 157,000 rooms to rent during peak season, 1,800 full service restaurants, 2.7 million rounds of golf played annually and 7 live theaters with seating for 7,500. One thing that has stayed remarkably the same, though: our industry’s unique emphasis on welcoming visitors from…

Buying a home at the beach doesn’t have to cost a fortune, and Realtor.com’s ranking of the most affordable beach towns makes it easy to find a spot where a piece of paradise doesn’t come with a million-dollar price tag. We're not surprised that Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was included in their top 10. As reported on CoastalLiving.com and by Realtor.com, Myrtle Beach's media home price is $199,000. "Millions of visitors flock to Myrtle Beach’s sunny shores every year, but full-time (and even part-time) residence here comes with its own…