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On Location: Pawleys Island, South Carolina

Friday, October 8, 2021 11:00 AM by Katie Hunter

We’ve made it to the final, southernmost community of the Grand Strand – Pawleys Island! As the locals say, Pawleys Island is “arrogantly shabby” with all the comforts of home in a small, but proud, beach town. From pristine golf courses to elegant restaurants, Pawleys Island is where a simple beach town makes a statement as a unique destination. Our first stop is the Hammock Shops Village which features 21 premier retailers and local boutiques and two restaurants. Pawleys Island is also famous for its handmade hammocks that have been crafted…

It’s hard to excuse not having your shopping done if you’re able to visit the Myrtle Beach area in December. From Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing to Tanger Outlets and Coastal Grand Mall, the Grand Strand is home to a wide variety of shopping opportunities packed with seasonal deals this time of year. Ensure you're on the ‘nice’ list by checking off any last-minute gift purchases at some of our favorite places to shop this Christmas season! If you’re looking for a sentimental souvenir, check out the downtown Myrtle Beach boardwalk…

Twenty-two miles south of Myrtle Beach is a stunning barrier island named Pawleys. The southernmost Grand Strand neighborhood, Pawleys Island is one of the oldest resort towns on the east coast. In the 17 and 1800’s, plantation owners moved their families and often their livestock to the island for fresh ocean breezes and a healthier environment during the hot, humid summer months. A few of the original homes still stand in the historic district on this ruggedly-beautiful island. There are no commercial businesses on the island, as the town,…

Get Ready for Galentine’s Day!

Monday, February 11, 2019 2:00 PM by Nora Battle

A gal-pal getaway in Myrtle Beach is the perfect way to celebrate! First thing’s first: what the heck is “Galentine’s Day,” anyway? Well, it’s a pseudo-holiday created by fictional TV character Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation. This “holiday” started in 2010 on an episode appropriately called “Galentine’s Day,” in which Leslie gathered her girlfriends on February 13 to celebrate friendship and brunch with waffles. According to Amy Poehler’s character, it’s “ladies celebrating ladies.” This celebration of female friends has evolved from the…

Peaceful Pursuits During Naptime

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 9:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Naptime is very important -- especially when you’re on vacation and the kids are excited and active most of the day. Naptime is also beneficial for parents, as it gives you much-needed time to go off and enjoy some great activities without the kids! You’ll find fantastic ways to relax and unwind in Myrtle Beach while someone else monitors naptime. Get a massage, take a walk, paddle a kayak, or do some wine tasting and recharge your batteries so you can enjoy the rest of your vacation. Spas Indulge in much-needed R&R at any of Myrtle Beach’s…

Gullah Luv

Thursday, September 6, 2012 3:00 AM by Visit Myrtle Beach

Gullah Luv ’n Uddah T’ings Pawley’s Island Hammock Shops In December, I visited the Ultimate Gullah shop in Conway and left with what would turn out to be the most amazing souvenir I’ve ever purchased. In addition to a fabulous Gullah cookbook, I also snagged a container of Gullah Luv seasoning. I quickly began a series of culinary experiments with sensational results. When I returned to Myrtle Beach in August, my schedule did not allow for a drive to Conway and I was disheartened that I wouldn’t be able to replenish my stash of seasoning (that…