Tag - Murrells Inlet

The first time I went parasailing, I didn’t quite know what to expect. Nervous and excited, I got strapped into a harness while the small boat cruised out to open waters. After a safety check, I was told to hang on, and off I went! The cable slowly rolled out and up, up, up I sailed! Parasailing is thrilling and exhilarating, and it’s a great opportunity to see the destination from a very different perspective. I’m glad to live in a region that has several parasailing options because this activity is also a bit addictive! Here are some of my…

There’s nothing like speeding across the waves, feeling the wind on your face, and the splash of the water as your jet ski powers through the surf. A jet ski is a wonderful way to get out in the water and enjoy sun and speed. If you’d rather cruise slowly and look for wildlife, you can do that, too. Between the Atlantic Ocean, the Intracoastal Waterway, and our inland rivers, the Myrtle Beach area offers a variety of great experiences with a variety of great water sports companies. For an amazing jet ski experience, check out these Grand Strand…

Everyone loves dolphins. Playful, intelligent and beautiful, dolphins have long captured the attention of humans. Seeing dolphins in aquariums is cool, but nothing beats the thrill of coming across dolphins swimming and diving freely in the open water. Here are some fun facts about our dolphin friends: The Killer Whale (aka Orca) is actually a type of dolphin. Dolphins are carnivores (meat eaters). In history, dolphins were sometimes called mereswine--that is, "sea pig". Male dolphins are called bulls, females are called cows, and young…

4th of July Events 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Celebrate the Red, White & Blue 2019 in the Myrtle Beach area! PLEASE NOTE: All fireworks shows & events are weather permitting & subject to change without notice. Fireworks Light Up The Sky Saturday, June 29, 9:30 p.m. – Riverfront Park & Marina Drive, Conway Monday, July 1, 10:00 p.m. -- Barefoot Landing , 4898 Hwy. 17 S., North Myrtle Beach Tuesday, July 2, 10:00 p.m. – Broadway at the Beach , 1325 Celebrity Circle, Myrtle Beach Wednesday, July 3 -- After the Pelicans Game , TicketReturn.com Field, 1251 21st Ave. N., Myrtle Beach Thursday,…

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is the perfect place to pick up a shelling hobby. With over 60-miles of uninterrupted shoreline, you can walk for miles and explore a variety of beaches in search of the perfect seashell. While even shelling enthusiasts admit that luck and chance have a large role in determining what shells one finds on the beach, there are a few things that can certainly increase your chances. Laura Rusinko, president of the Grand Strand Shell Club, shared these tips with us last week: Have the Right Equipment While all you…

Something's Fishy Here

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 9:00 AM by VisitMyrtleBeach SC

Fishing is a great way to enjoy the natural beauty of the Grand Strand The Myrtle Beach, South Carolina area is home to some of the most bountiful natural beauty in the United States. Its temperate climate and affordability mean you can enjoy outdoor attractions year-round. Fishing has long been a premiere recreational activity in the Grand Stand, and you can enjoy all types--from deep-sea fishing to kayak fishing to pier fishing. The Grand Strand region has both saltwater and freshwater fishing thanks to the Atlantic Ocean, Intracoastal…

Locals pass our many attractions and beaches every day, but many don’t even think of how they support our community and our state. Our 60-mile long coastline and the many attractions that have been developed to provide more entertainment options for our tourists define our community, provide our families with jobs, and have given more than nineteen million annual guests a lifetime of memories. Travel matters, and it improves Myrtle Beach in ways that have a wide-reaching impact on our local residents. Travel supports 83,000 Grand Strand jobs ,…

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. While I’ve always enjoyed this weekend in the Myrtle Beach area (our mid-May weather is some of my favorite), it’s obviously sweeter now that I have children of my own. And even more fun because there are so many ways to celebrate here along the Grand Strand! Below is a round-up of just some of the spots worth checking out for brunch or lunch this Mother’s Day: House of Blues Gospel Brunch Kirk Franklin’s Gospel Brunch will feature a Mother’s Day brunch and live entertainment by Glory from 9 a.m. to 2…

The Masters Golf Tournament will be taking over the scenic Murrells Inlet MarshWalk again this year, with the opportunity to putt your way through the MarshWalk Masters on April 13, 2019. Attendees are encouraged to ‘dress to impress’ in their best golfing attire, and prizes will be awarded to both winners of the golf tournament and the best-dressed attendee. Pre-registration is now open for the event, and the first 100 participants who pre-register are guaranteed an event shirt (limited sizes available) for pickup at registration. Each round…

April 2 nd , Battle of the Beaches World Autism Awareness Night at the Pelicans. Pelican’s (Chicago Cubs) battle the Charleston River Dogs (New York Yankees) in the exhibition game. Sponsored by Bee Sharp Professional Training. Gates open at 5:30 p.m., game starts at 6:3 p.m. Pelican’s Stadium 1251 21st Ave N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. Go to www.championautismnetwork.com for tickets April 6th, Sensory Friendly Showing of the movie Shazam! , Grand 14 Market Common , 4002 Deville Street, Myrtle Beach. Doors open at 9:30 a.m., the movie starts promptly…