Tag - Attractions

Welcome to The Beach!

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 10:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

When most people think of Myrtle Beach, they think of the Boardwalk--a hub of resorts, attractions, dining, and amazing beach access – where our tourism shines. However, Myrtle Beach is so much more than the Boardwalk area. The Grand Strand is home to 14 different communities, all with their unique flavors and activities, stretching 60 miles down the coast. From the North Carolina border to Pawleys Island, South Carolina, few vacation destinations offer such a wide variety of attractions for the whole family. The Beach boasts the SkyWheel,…

Download the PDF of the full release here. Myrtle Beach, S.C. (January 2021) - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, continues to safely welcome visitors to its 60 miles of gorgeous coastline, now boasting new attractions, accommodations, dining options, and more for 2021. Visit Myrtle Beach and its partner organizations continue to remind travelers to visit the destination responsibly and created a Healthy Travel section on VisitMyrtleBeach.com with the latest COVID-19 updates and mandates. The following is the latest information on new tourism…

Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, Bruno Mars, and The Blues Brothers will wow audiences in Myrtle Beach beginning March 24 MYRTLE BEACH, SC (February 23, 2021) – Legends in Concert is officially putting 2020 in the rear-view mirror and kicking-off 2021 with a star-studded lineup of some of the biggest names in music history. Having suspended performances across all of its year-round and seasonal locations for the first time in its 38 year history due to the pandemic, the Grand Strand’s favorite theatrical production is ready to welcome back guests…

Give the Gift of a Beach Vacation!

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 5:00 PM by Julie Ellis

The gift of travel is a hot item this holiday season Most Americans had to cancel their 2020 travel plans due to Covid-19, and no one is very happy about that. Beside the fact that the pandemic has crushed the hospitality industry, there’s a human aspect to this crisis that isn’t being addressed. People need people, and they need to unwind and escape the rigors of everyday life—especially life in 2020. According to the US Travel Association, taking time off greatly benefits Americans: it is essential to a person’s overall wellbeing, and it…

The holiday season is a spectacular time of year to head to the beach or gift an upcoming trip to your family. To get a head-start on your wish list, the following itineraries provide lots of ideas for trips that will make everyone smile brighter and create lasting memories this holiday season. Myrtle Beach Holiday Fun Marvel at the 55+ Christmas trees at Ripley’s Aquarium Festival of Trees while you enjoy amazing exhibits-including their new Penguin Playhouse Shop till you drop at the area’s two Tanger Outlets, the Gay Dolphin, beach stores,…

Reasons to Escape to the Beach

Thursday, September 3, 2020 12:00 PM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

A trip to the Myrtle Beach area can be fun and relaxing, but a visit to the beach has even more benefits. Here are a few ways escaping to the beach is good for you according to science: 1. Vacations and being on the sand are soothing and can help reduce stress. Researchers have found that just touching sand can cause you to relax and it’s easy to find along the Myrtle Beach area’s 60-miles of pristine coastline. The area’s beautiful beaches provide plenty of room to social distance while dipping your toes in the sand, listening to the sounds of…

It's Time To Get Back To The Beach

Thursday, September 3, 2020 11:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

The past several months have been challenging and this summer was different than any before. After many months spending time at home, not able to take a break, it’s time to get away. A vacation in Myrtle Beach can be just what you need. Long after the summer has ended and fall has begun, you can still take in warm temperatures, feel the sunshine on your face, hear the ocean waves, feel the sand beneath your toes and escape from the everyday here this fall. When you are ready to escape to the beach, the Myrtle Beach area is ready to welcome you.…

Businesses, residents and visitors encouraged to take the Greater Grand Strand Promise MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Today the Horry County Welcome Back Committee launched GreaterGrandStrandisOpen.com and the Greater Grand Strand Promise. The promise is a commitment by area business leaders, residents and visitors, to do their part to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 while supporting the economic recovery of our community. The new website is a resource for businesses, residents and visitors alike. It houses all business reopening guidelines, current…

The Beach is Back! The Myrtle Beach area is excited to welcome you back to the Beach! We are opening in a safe and smart way following the COVID-19 closures, so we're here when you are ready. From hotels and resorts to restaurants and attractions, area businesses have come up with ways to limit person-to-person contact, promote social distancing, and keep facilities clean. It is vital that employees and guests alike take care to keep hands clean and keep their distance. Local municipalities have worked very hard to develop regulations meant…

Everyone is excited to hear that the Grand Strand beaches are open, and resorts and hotels are now allowed to take new reservations! While that is great news, opening at this time is going to require you to visit responsibly! If you choose to come to the Beach at this time, there are a few rules and regulations that you must follow if we are to open successfully and keep everyone safe. PLEASE DO NOT TRAVEL IF YOU’RE SICK Enough said. PLEASE PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING First, social distancing guidelines are in place everywhere. Restaurants,…