Tag - North Myrtle Beach

May is one of my favorite times of year here along the Grand Strand. Not just because it’s around the time I’ll start swimming in the ocean, but because it marks the official start of some of our larger area farmers markets. Before tourism was the number one industry in Horry County (where Myrtle Beach is located), farming and agriculture drove our local economy. While the area has evolved as tourism has thrived, it is still home to a number of outstanding farming operations that provide us with fantastic seasonal produce, meat products, eggs,…

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…

In Myrtle Beach, you’ll find live music almost nightly! Of course, there are always countless bars and restaurants around town with live music, but this time of year many amazing outdoor venues have a set schedule of live music too! Downtown North Myrtle Beach Journey to downtown North Myrtle Beach to delight in the sounds of a live band on Main Street. Families are encouraged to come downtown after work or after a long day on the beach to experience the many restaurants of Main St., listen to live music, shop, and dance til’ you drop. Kick…

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 ,…

I always enjoy any chance to hang out along Main Street in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Partly because North Myrtle Beach is where I grew up and partly because the city of North Myrtle Beach hosts so many great events along its scenic Main Street. The next fun event they’ll host is the 14th Annual Mayfest on Main Festival , which will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 , from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Mayfest on Main heralds the beginning of summer with fantastic live music, festival vendors, children’s area and much more all along popular Main…

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…

Spring has sprung here in the Myrtle Beach area, and one of the things we’re most looking forward to this month is our visit with the Easter Bunny and the many Easter egg hunts I’m sure we’ll attend. There are TONS of opportunities to both visit with the Easter Bunny and hunt for eggs over the next few weeks. Here are just 10 events we think are worth checking out: Visit the Easter Bunny at Coastal Grand Mall Saturday, March 30 through Saturday, April 20 Bunny Hours are Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. 2000…

A Vegan Guide to Myrtle Beach

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 9:00 AM by Miriam Porter

10 Restaurants in Myrtle Beach Serving Yummy Vegan Options By Miriam Porter My son Noah and I love Myrtle Beach so much that we return every summer. I mean, what’s not to love with gorgeous sunrises over the ocean, thrilling beach activities, family-friendly attractions, historic roots, hot sunny weather, and welcoming Southern hospitality? Noah and I are vegan and have been passionately following a plant-based diet for eight years. According to recent projections, 2019 is going to be the biggest year for vegan food yet, not only in grocery…

Earlier this month, Lucy Buffett’s LuLu’s at Barefoot Landing in North Myrtle Beach opened its Beach Arcade and Mountain of Youth ropes course… taking their already family-fun atmosphere to a whole new level (literally)! The Mountain of Youth features a bright color scheme that fits with the fun exterior of Lucy Buffett’s adjacent restaurant. So after a climb on the tropical, 48-foot-tall ropes course, participants can head next door for some of the restaurant’s incredible Gulf seafood. While I haven’t been able to do the ropes course yet…

Barefoot Announces New Shops To Explore And The Addition Of Finger Docks Offering More Spaces For Complimentary Day Docking March 27, 2019, North Myrtle Beach, S.C. — Several new shops and experiences are coming to Barefoot Landing , the experiential retail destination, just in time for the 2019 season. In addition, a few of Barefoot’s existing merchants are relocating to other storefronts within the area’s only waterway shopping, dining and entertainment destination, along the Intracoastal Waterway. New merchants already open or planning to…