Category - Spring/Summer

A visit to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina by travel blogger Natasha Nicholes and her family. View her blog posts. On the Road Again: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Atlantic Breeze Ocean Resort, Myrtle Beach Eight Family Attractions in Myrtle Beach Click here to view Atlantic Breeze Ocean Resort website.…

Nancy Helms probably owns a better camera with a bigger lens than yours. When she's not home in Midlothian, Va., near Richmond, she's probably here, in Huntington Beach State Park, aiming her Canon at something. "Have you found the painted buntings?" she asked. "The painted bunnies?" "No, buntings," she said, with amiable Southern sternness. "It's the most beautiful bird. It's like God painted it last because he got it perfect ..." Read this article…

Gone are the days of crazy Spring Breaks in Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand . These days, you’ll find much more catered to family and multi-generational travelers. And contrary to popular belief, there is plenty to do year-round, not just in the spring and summer. Shoulder and low season is when you’ll find the best deals on places to stay and fewer crowds at restaurants and attractions. I recommend taking advantage of the Vacation Myrtle Beach discount card, which rewards those that stay with their properties with discounts at restaurants,…

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…

Best Places to Welcome Spring

Thursday, February 18, 2016 12:52 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Flowers are peeking through the dirt, trees are preparing to bud and the sun is shining just a bit more. The first day of spring must be close! I’ve always loved the new beginnings that spring brings, which is also why it’s one of my favorite times of year to get away and reconnect with my loved ones: after the chillier months have passed and before the school year rushes to a close. Here is a list of some of the best places to welcome this new season: State Parks Spring is nearly synonymous with flowers, but of course all of nature comes to…

Myrtle Beach is PGA Tour superstar Dustin Johnson’s hometown, and TPC Myrtle Beach is where he developed into a top 10 player in the world. The Dunes Club has hosted 6 Senior PGA Tour Championships and the U.S. Women’s Open, among many other tournaments. The Dye Club at Barefoot Resort is home to the Hootie & the Blowfish Monday After the Masters Celebrity Pro-Am , an event that has attracted the likes of Tom Watson, John Daly, Davis Love III and countless others. Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman and Gary Player are among the legends who have designed…

Is your golf game improving but not quite ready for a course setup to test the best players in the world? If so, Myrtle Beach, unlike any other destination in the world, has the versatility to ensure you an unforgettable golf vacation. The area is home to more than 50 4-star golf courses, according to Golf Digest . To put that in perspective, 4-stars means a course is good enough to “plan your next vacation around.” That’s a lot of different vacation combinations available to golfers as they develop their game. Along the North end of the Grand…

Myrtle Beach earned its reputation as the Golf Capital of the World based on the strength of its course offerings, including many that are good enough to challenge the best players on the PGA Tour. An equally important component of the area’s appeal is its ability to provide an enjoyable test for all levels of golfers, including those who are new to the game. Generous fairways, smooth greens and the decision to play from the proper set of tees will guarantee a good time, but some courses are easier to play than others. Where should you play if…

Go Tax Free At Tanger Outlets

Friday, August 7, 2015 2:19 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

South Carolina is having its Tax Free Weekend Aug. 7 through Aug. 9, 2015, meaning there will be no sales tax applied to items like clothing, school supplies, computers and computer accessories. For visitors to the Myrtle Beach area , this is a great time to enjoy some retail therapy and get that new fall wardrobe for yourself or your loved ones. And one of our favorite places to shop along the Grand Strand is Tanger Outlets . With more than 200 brands, including some of the nation’s leading designer and brand-name stores, you are sure to…

The day’s forecast won’t be the only thing you’ll see on The Weather Channel on Friday morning. Popular meteorologists Jim Cantore and Sam Champion will be broadcasting live from the Myrtle Beach area from 7 to 10 a.m. on Friday, July 24. When they’re not giving you a rundown on how your local weather is going to shape up for the weekend, the two will show viewers some of the Myrtle Beach area’s best kept secrets. These include some of our amazing wildlife, delectable cuisine, vibrant wine, skilled surfers, experienced shag dancers,…