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We are excited to welcome our Canadian friends back to Myrtle Beach! There’s so much going on here at The Beach – and so many new developments to explore since you may have visited. Known as the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach is 60 miles/100km of pristine beaches with 14 unique coastal communities all with their own flavor and style. With so much to see and do, you can find where you belong. We’re the place where you can let loose, be you and go with your own flow. You can find new adventures and cherish old memories with friends and family. While…

7 Best Places to Get Engaged Around the Grand Strand

Thursday, November 18, 2021 11:00 AM by Katie Hunter

The day you get engaged is a day you will remember for the rest of your life - and planning the perfect engagement is easy at The Beach! We’ve picked out some of the best locations around the Grand Strand to get engaged that offer romantic settings and picture worthy views for that coveted social media picture. Brookgreen Gardens Brookgreen Gardens, is not only the largest sculpture garden in the country, but an iconic engagement and wedding location in the Grand Strand. With expansive sculpture gardens, fountains and stone paths, and beautiful…

The holidays are a wonderful time to live or visit the Grand Strand and there is no shortage of fun things to do with your entire family! From sparkling light shows and petting zoos to parades and Winter Wonderlands – you’re sure to find something to do each night of the week. Here’s a quick peek at some of the fun (and affordable) Christmas events going on around Myrtle Beach this holiday season. Winter Wonderland at The Beach 205 9 th Avenue North, Myrtle Beach, SC For the first time ever the Burroughs and Chapin Pavilion Place will be…

6 Tips for Visiting The Beach in December

Friday, November 12, 2021 2:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Visiting The Beach during the wintertime is a unique experience that takes a different kind of planning than your usual summer trip. The weather is a bit cooler, there are less crowds and you can experience the holidays from The Beach’s point of view. See below for 6 tips we recommend when planning to visit The Beach during the Winter months. 1. Pack for the weather When packing for your winter beach trip, remember a few things. The weather will definitely be cooler than your typical summer trip, so it’s important to pack accordingly. Average…

5 of the Best Fall Photo Opps in Myrtle Beach, SC

Wednesday, November 3, 2021 12:00 PM by Nora Battle

Fall is the perfect time of year to plan for family photos, especially if you’re visiting the Myrtle Beach area. Temperatures have cooled slightly, the humidity is no longer an issue, and the area boasts an abundance of scenic photo backdrops. Whether you plan to take the photo yourself or hire a local photographer, here are a few of our favorite locations for shooting the perfect family photo this fall: 1. Vereen Memorial Historical Gardens Situated on the north end of the Grand Strand right along the North Carolina and South Carolina state…

The Hidden Gems of the Grand Strand

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 1:00 PM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Amidst all the well-known attractions and restaurants around the Grand Strand, such as the SkyWheel and Alabama Theatre, there are so many hidden gems to discover. These 7 spots need to be on your bucket list when exploring the Grand Strand. MarshWalk The MarshWalk is located on the picturesque marshes of Murrells Inlet and is home to eight delicious restaurants known for their…

The 60th Annual Canadian-American Days Celebration (or Can-Am Days) will soon be underway here in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The nine-day celebration officially begins Saturday, March 14, and will continue through Sunday, March 22. During that time, the Myrtle Beach area will be welcoming Canadian and American visitors with a lineup of fun events, concerts and more all along the Grand Strand. One of the best things about this celebration every year is that most of the events are free and open to the public, including the popular concerts by…

Vacation hot spot Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, welcomes more than 17 million visitors annually to its 60 miles of gorgeous coastline. July is the peak month for these visitors, and yet even now there are wonderful gems to be found where crowds are thin but entertainment is not. Here are some of my favorites: Myrtle Beach Art Museum Home to impressive artwork from living Southern artists including Myrtle Beach natives, as well as rotating special exhibits from the likes of Ansel Adams and Normal Rockwell, the Franklin G. Burroughs - Simeon B.…