As the school year starts and the summer crowds fade away, fall is the ideal time to enjoy the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina. For savvy travelers in particular, it’s a great time to enjoy the area’s warm weather, stunning beaches, welcoming lodging and numerous attractions, often at a discounted rate.
From oceanfront resorts with endless amenities and cozy condos to campgrounds along the shore and quiet rental homes in quaint communities, the Myrtle Beach area offers a range of accommodations suitable for any type of traveler. Many offer deep discounts during the fall months, making vacations in Myrtle Beach even more affordable. Click here to discover fall deals throughout September and October.
Want more ways to stretch your money in Myrtle Beach this fall? Here are just a few of the area’s many attractions and events that are free or have only a small fee, making it easy to have an affordable getaway in the Grand Strand:
Myrtle Beach has 60 miles of beaches all to enjoy for free. Wake up early to take in a gorgeous sunrise, spend the day surfing the waves, or just bring along a beach chair to relax in the sunshine. The possibilities are endless!
Several of the area’s charming communities hold festive fall events that will get you into the spirit. The Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down in September is a day-long celebration focused on fall, starting with a parade and ending with a street dance with food and fun in-between. The Little River ShrimpFest in October along the town’s picturesque waterfront draws visitors in with live jazz music and mouthwatering shrimp dishes. Don’t miss the Loris Bog-Off in October for entertainment, arts & crafts and more celebrating this Southern specialty of rice, chicken, sausage and pepper. Check out a some of the top fall events here.
Spend the day exploring the entertainment and districts of Broadway at the Beach, Market Common and Barefoot Landing. Each features numerous attractions, quaint shops and many restaurants to choose from along with special events and entertainment. While we can’t guarantee you won’t want to spend a little money picking up a gift or two, we can ensure a fun day out.
Myrtle Beach features natural beauty that cannot be matched. Explore the nature trails or go shelling along the shore at Myrtle Beach State Park. Nature lovers will enjoy seeing native wildlife from loggerhead turtles to alligators in the stunning freshwater lake of Huntington Beach State Park or history buffs will love viewing Atalaya, the historic former home of Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington. Stroll along the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk to take in stunning views of the marsh then enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail at one of its many waterfront restaurants.