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Check out the latest news happening at The Strand.  Want to know what is trending along the Grand Strand?  The Strand covers all news from the top places to eat in Myrtle Beach to the latest additions at the resort, we highlight it all. 

Day Tripping:  Leave the mainland and enjoy untouched Nature, Bald Head Island.

As a guest at The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach, you are in the heart of all of the action. With the best restaurants, attractions, beach amenities, you name it, you are right where you need to be for that family vacation of a lifetime. But, how about a day discovering something new, and trying something completely different?
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Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Summer is full of laughter, family beach days and festivals that last all summer long in Myrtle Beach. Family friendly entertainment during your stay at The Strand Resort right in the heart of it all. With a wide variety of special events on the Grand Strand celebrating everything from food and music to talent and local life, chances are good that you'll find something your family will love.
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Fun-Filled Day of Adventure with Adult Beverages in Myrtle Beach

Kick back and relax. Grab a drink and take it easy. After all, you are on vacation, right? As a guest at The Strand Resort, we know that the ocean beckons you, but after a few days on the beach, you will get thirsty. The Grand Strand has some great options for you to be able to quench that thirst. This world is filled with sweet wine, craft brews and even a favorite Southern spirit, moonshine! Let us show you how to sip and celebrate in paradise.
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Memorial Day Weekend Officially Kicks Off the Summer Fun Here in Myrtle Beach

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer season on the Grand Strand and is the perfect time to experience the ultimate Myrtle Beach vacation. From festivals and fireworks to parades and picnics, what a great time to book your stay at Dayton House Resort in downtown Myrtle Beach.
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Get the Inside Scoop on the Top 5 Ice Cream Shops in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a way to cool off on a hot summer day in Myrtle Beach? Look no farther than the area surrounding The Strand Resort, where you can chill out on the inside as well as the outside at one of the many local ice cream shops. In fact, no summer beach vacation is complete without a sweet frozen treat, and there are more places to find them in Myrtle Beach than there are flavors at Baskin-Robbins.
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The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

The term "barbecue" means different things to different people, varying depending on your personal preference and the region of the country from which you hail. Fortunately for folks with discriminating BBQ taste buds, the Myrtle Beach area is a melting pot of methods and meats - so vacationers from all over the country and world can pick and choose their own versions of 'cue.
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Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

One of the Grand Strand area's iconic restaurants is the Ciao Italian Restaurant. This family owned restaurant takes pride in providing an ultimate dining experience. They achieve this goal by giving customers the traditional Italian feel. Customers will feel like they are traveling to Italy with every bite, without the cost. You will experience the traditional feel from the food to the wine to the service. Only a few miles from The Strand Resort, guests shouldn’t hesitate to ask our staff for directions or to make reservations.
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Enjoy a Day of Shopping and Entertainment and to top it off, a Fireworks Show!

Myrtle Beach has tons of actives to enjoy. Don’t forget to check out the Grand Strand’s fireworks shows. They begin in April and continue through Labor Day weekend. Here, we’ve put together a list of the largest weekly fireworks shows along the Grand Strand. Of course, if you’d like opinions or need directions while you’re here, please ask your friendly staff at The Strand Resort. We know our fireworks shows!
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Top 5 “Must Try” Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach Area

Who wants to cook when they are on a Myrtle Beach Vacation, or any vacation? Don’t you worry as a guest at The Strand Resort; you will be able to choose from 1,700 restaurants in the Grand Strand area. These aren’t your typical same old restaurants, with colorful venues and locations; you will never want to leave.
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Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

One of the best parts about brunch is that you can have sweet or savory dishes, or both. Not to mention, it is one of the only time’s alcohol in the early morning is acceptable. Lucky for you, Myrtle Beach is home to some of the top brunch options around - you will not be disappointed. Whether you are looking to have a beer with a hearty omelet, or some fresh orange juice with some Bananas Foster French Toast, we have the perfect guide so you can choose the best brunch option for the family - all within close proximity to the Strand Resort!
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Springtime Events in Myrtle Beach

The weather is starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach, and with winter behind us there are so many events and festivals to look forward to in the spring time here in Myrtle Beach, SC. Check out our listings below for all of the festivals, shows and things to do this spring 2017, held throughout the Grand Strand:
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The Classiest Cocktail Bars in Myrtle Beach

The Strand oceanfront resort in Myrtle Beach was designed for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Those fine things include not only our first-class accommodations and world-class amenities, but also the smaller perks that make a beach vacation complete, like enjoying your favorite mixed drinks at a classy cocktail lounge during your Grand Strand getaway.
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Scotch-Irish Eyes Smiling for Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival

The Celtic-themed festivities don't come to an end after St. Patrick's Day in Myrtle Beach. In fact, with the possible exception of the St. Paddy's Day parades and parties earlier in March, the weekend after the March 17-19 holiday weekend features the greenest gathering of the year on the Grand Strand with the Second Annual Myrtle Beach Highland Games & Heritage Festival.
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Get Ready to Battle for the Paddle

Are you looking for a competitive way to show off your kayaking skills? Or maybe just a fun paddle out while relaxing? Check out the Grand Strand’s Battle for the Paddle - a 9 mile kayak race that begins at Danny Knight Landing and ends at Old Reaves Ferry Landing. It is a fun way to compete against family, friends, or other fellow paddlers. If you need help figuring out how to get there, no worries, the Strand Resort staff is eager to help!
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Create Your Masterpiece While on Vacation in Myrtle Beach

Are you looking for a new and artistic way to relax and enjoy the company of family and friends? During your next stay at The Strand Resort, unleash your inner artist and check out Wine & Design. With two Grand Strand locations — one on Highway 17 in North Myrtle Beach and another on Farrow Parkway in Myrtle Beach — the unique business allows you to spend the afternoon or evening enjoying a nice beverage of your choice while painting your newest masterpiece.
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Hot New Summer Deals At The Strand Myrtle Beach Resort

Already booked your stay at the Strand? Well, the excitement isn’t over just yet. Now that you know where you are staying, it is time to start planning everything you’re going to do. Whether you plan on tanning by the pool all day, staying in for a day, or exploring around town -our boutique resort has you covered. We appreciate you booking with us, and to show our gratitude, every guest is now receiving the Sun & Fun Rewards packages. The Strand Resort has teamed up with DVDNow to bring you UNLIMITED DVD Rentals during your stay, as well as seasonal free tickets to some of your…
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Great Dining Options for the Foodie in the Family

One of the best parts about going on vacation is all of the different type of food you get to try. Lucky for you, some of the top places to eat are not far from the Strand Resort. So while you aren't lounging on the beach or by the pool, check out some of the foodies favorite places.
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Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Get ready to jump, flip and soar at one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions - Rockin’ Jump. This ultimate indoor trampoline park will help you get your exercise while also having some fun. One of the best parts about this new hot spot along the coast is that it is located less than a mile from The Strand - so you could even walk there during your stay with us!
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Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

Are you looking for the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day weekend? Well, look no further! We have a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay at The Strand boutique resort while enjoying some romantic time with your significant other. Whether you are trying to find the ideal restaurant, a humorous show or just a nice place to take a stroll, we’ve got you covered.
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New Attractions for 2017 You Don’t want to miss

Myrtle Beach is promising another exciting year of some great new attractions. Here are a few new things to expect on your next Myrtle Beach vacation for 2017. While staying as a guest at the The Strand Resort, make sure to add the following to you must do list.
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Plan Your Summer Party at the Carolina Country Music Fest

What better way to kick off the summer than to head down to Myrtle Beach and enjoy some beachfront country music? The 3rd Annual Carolina Country Music Fest will kick off Thursday, June 8, and run through Sunday, June 11. From food and drink to zip lines and some of country music’s top names, you’re sure to have a weekend that you will not soon forget.
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4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

If you have the winter blues, here’s a way to break out of them — start planning your spring golf getaway to Myrtle Beach now. With the holiday season over, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Start picturing yourself on the Grand Strand links and playing a perfect round of spring golf, because the spring golf season is only a few months away — and now is the best time to book your trip. Booking your golf getaway to The Strand resort early comes with a variety of perks. You’ll have the best choice of accommodations, an ideal climate, an array of courses and the…
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Top Spots for Wine Tasting on the Grand Strand

One of the most important parts of a vacation is getting some much-needed relaxation. While enjoying your stay at Myrtle Beach’s The Strand Resort, what better way to rejuvenate than sipping on a glass of wine while overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean?
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The Christmas Show of the South

There is no better way to spend the winter holidays than with a trip to Myrtle Beach! Whatever it is you are looking for, you will be sure to find it along the Carolina coast. You can shop the days away, walk along the beach, enjoy delicious dining options and watch some of the many holiday shows that the various theaters have to offer. While staying at The Strand Resort, you will be sure to leave holly and jolly and in the Christmas spirit – especially after seeing the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in its 31st season of holiday production! The Carolina Opry is just a short drive…
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Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

With mild temperatures and steady sunshine, Myrtle Beach makes a great wintertime retreat if you’re looking to escape the cold. While staying at the oceanfront Strand Resort, you can go for a leisurely walk along the beach, treat yourself to some retail and restaurant therapy along the Boardwalk, or play a few sets of oceanfront sand volleyball.
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Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun and inexpensive activity in Myrtle Beach that the entire family will enjoy? Check out the Children’s Museum of South Carolina! On the third Friday of each month, they host a Family Fun Night that you definitely won’t want to miss. And, with the museum located less than a mile away from (and within easy walking distance of) The Strand Resort, you’ll find a few different dining options located along the way if you decide you want to grab dinner either before or after your visit.
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The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays ahead, you and your loved ones are sure to need a well-deserved break at the end of the stressful season — that is, if you're not too broke from all the Christmas shopping. The Strand has the solution to both issues with our upcoming Cyber Sale, which offers guests the chance to save big on their next Myrtle Beach vacation. And we’re not talking about just any Myrtle Beach vacation, but one that is headquartered at the best spot in town.
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Five Reasons to Book Your Myrtle Beach Vacation Early

Are you stuck at home in the cold right now? Or caught up with work and school? Well, now is the perfect time to lighten up the mood and book a vacation to Myrtle Beach for next spring or summer. While it may seem pretty early, and spontaneous trips can be fun, there are plenty of great reasons why you should book your stay along the Grand Strand far in advance. Here are our top five:
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Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun yet relaxing way to spend the Thanksgiving holiday? Myrtle Beach is a great place to do so - plus, you will get to enjoy the amazing fall weather along the Carolina coast. The Strand Resort can even further accommodate your needs with a location right in the heart of downtown. Whether you want to go for a walk along the beach, enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at one of the local restaurants, watch a holiday show, shop or run the Turkey Trot, you won’t be far from any of it while staying at this exquisite boutique resort.
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Over the River and Through the Woods

While Myrtle Beach is well-known for its postcard-perfect coastline, there is a whole other world on the Grand Strand waiting for you to explore. Located just a few miles inland in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, within a 15-minute drive of The Strand Resort, you can find rivers, creeks and marshes that offer picturesque views of their own.
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Take Your Grand Strand Adventure Off the Beaten Path

After days of relaxing on the beach at The Strand Resort, vacationers looking to explore a different side of the Grand Strand can take a four-wheel-drive scenic ride through the beautiful backwoods of the Carolinas. The Myrtle Beach area offers some of the region’s best and most adventurous ATV tours — and better yet, they are only a short car ride away from The Strand Resort.
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Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

One of the best parts of vacationing is trying all different kinds of new-to-you food. And while sushi is a popular dish along the Grand Strand, it is important to make sure you truly satisfy your palate by eating at the best sushi restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area. Guests at The Strand Resort with an affinity for sushi are in luck, as the boutique resort is centrally located among some of the top sushi spots in town!
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Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Myrtle Beach is known for its breathtaking scenery and multitude of attractions. Well, get ready to see all of its amazing sights from a different perspective. The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, set for October 22 and 23 this year, is back and better than ever!
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Take a Step Back in Time in Nearby Georgetown

Anytime you visit Myrtle Beach, you know you’ll have a multitude of attractions to explore and adventures to pursue without having to venture far from your home away from home at The Strand Resort. But sometimes, it’s nice to spread your wings and experience other locations along the Carolina coast.
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Preserve Your Vacation Memories With Myrtle Beach Souvenirs

One of the best things about vacationing is finding the perfect souvenir, either for yourself or to take home to someone special. Well, Myrtle Beach visitors are in luck in this department, because gift shops line the Grand Strand. We’ll give you the insider tips so that you can find the best places to get exactly what you are looking for while enjoying your stay at The Strand Resort.
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Experience the Top Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

If you’re prepared to scream at the top of your lungs while having the time of your life, we’ve got just the vacation destination for you. Get ready to flip, spin and soar over the Grand Strand. Whether you want to be slung into the air, live the life of a race car driver or fly high over the Atlantic Ocean, you can do all of those things plus more, all within a close proximity to The Strand Resort.
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Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

With the summer season coming to an end and the weather finally cooling down, things are just starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit The Strand in the fall.
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Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Thrill rides, moving theaters, restaurants and gift shops can all be found along the Grand Strand’s renowned Boardwalk. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Boardwalk runs 1.2 miles from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and features all kinds of attractions and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. And, just a short stroll from the Strand Resort, it is the perfect place to take the family for a full day or evening!
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Enjoy a Wealth of Extra Amenities at The Strand Resort

While there are no shortage of things to do, places to see and adventures to seek in Myrtle Beach, guests at The Strand Resort may be tempted to stay put and relax at the resort. That’s because, whether you are planning a day for some down time, need to do some work for the office or just want to keep up with your gym schedule, the variety of extra amenities at The Strand has you covered.
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Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Are you an early riser? If so, you are in for a treat at The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach. While vacation is the time to turn off your alarm clock and just relax, waking up before 7 a.m. can have some major benefits that show you a whole different side of the Grand Strand.
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The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

Planning a trip to the pristine Carolina coast? The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach has you covered! Eliminating waits in long lines and time spent on hold, the new and free Strand mobile app offers a number of ways to save time and money while planning your next vacation. It really does not get much easier than having everything you need at your fingertips.
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Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Myrtle Beach is known for its delicious seafood, but that’s far from the only culinary delicacy the Grand Strand has to offer! While enjoying your stay at The Strand resort, don’t forget to check out some of the best-known steak houses on the beach. Offering wide varieties of seafood and steaks, they’ll be sure to please everyone in the family.
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Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

After a long day of soaking up some sun, catching some waves or adventuring around the Grand Strand, a romantic dinner is just what you and your significant other need! Lucky for you, The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach is centrally located near several private dining options perfect for a delicious feast and some alone time.
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Head to LuLu’s Diner and Donut Shop for Some of the Tastiest Treats on the Boulevard

If you’re looking for one of the best places to eat breakfast or lunch while on vacation, ask one of the lifeguards on the beach! They will likely point you in the direction of the giant mural and neon lights. Head south on the boulevard, and you will find Lulu’s café only a short walk from the Strand Resort in the heart of Myrtle Beach.
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New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a great place to race on your Myrtle Beach vacation, speed on over to Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park. Located just a short drive from The Strand Resort, the family-friendly attraction features seven go-kart tracks and offers something for visitors of for all ages. Broadway Grand Prix has recently added new tracks and new attractions to its already amazing lineup of fun rides so your family will have even more racing fun and additional entertainment options.
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5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

With the beach as its backyard and the town of Myrtle Beach outside its front door, the boutique Strand Resort offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family — but keeping everyone happy while getting there can be a challenge.
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Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Filled with fun activities everywhere you look, Myrtle Beach offers the perfect couples’ getaway. Of course, the first stop on your list is going to be the beautiful, white-sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, but after a few days of lying on the beach, building sand castles and collecting seashells, you and your sweetheart may start looking for other activities to enjoy in the summer sun. It shouldn’t take you long to find one, because there are plenty of outdoor activities in the Myrtle Beach area, especially for couples looking to explore on foot, on wheels or from the sky.
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Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

Myrtle Beach offers a thriving bar scene that ranges from hole-in-the-wall bars to gigantic nightclubs. If you love to grab the mic and belt out your favorite songs, there are plenty of places throughout the Grand Strand to get your karaoke groove on. While you’re on vacation in Myrtle Beach at The Strand, take your friends and family out to one of these nearby fun karaoke bars.
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The Best BBQ Spots in Myrtle Beach

South Carolina is known for its amazing BBQ, and the Fourth of July is the perfect time to enjoy this all-American meal. After a long day of swimming in the pool or relaxing on the beach at The Strand, you’re sure to be hungry — so here’s a list of a few of the area’s most delicious BBQ joints.
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Take to the Air — If You Dare

For Grand Strand vacationers with a strong sense of adventure, one of the best places to seek excitement is up in the air. The Myrtle Beach area offers some of the best and most scenic helicopter tours and parasailing adventures around. If you feel the need to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing, then come on over and air it out!
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Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

We all love spending time with family, and The Strand Resort provides a great setting for making lifelong memories. With Father’s Day just around the corner, consider taking Dad out for some world-class fishing in the Myrtle Beach area. An activity typically carried out far from the crowds, fishing provides a perfect opportunity for family members to share time together and bond. Imagine getting on that charter boat with Dad for a half or full day of deep-sea fishing in the tranquil blue sea off the Carolina coast. Enjoy the sun as it rises over the horizon as you rig your line for…
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Surf’s Up: Where and How to Hang Ten in Myrtle Beach

One of the most enjoyable recreational activities Myrtle Beach has to offer is also one that few visitors take advantage of — surfing. With the Atlantic Ocean in your own backyard, guests at The Strand Boutique Myrtle Beach resort have lots of opportunities to catch a wave. Those who discover the thrill of riding on a surfboard propelled by the forces of nature find it hard to explain, and it’s even harder to stop once the saltwater gets in your veins. Not only is riding the waves a good time and a great workout, many surfers say it’s the best free therapy for washing away your…
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Market Common a Perfect Fit for Guests at The Strand

Guests who stay at The Strand have an appreciation for the finer things in life. So do folks who frequent Market Common, a thriving shopping, dining and entertainment district in Myrtle Beach. Just as people stay at The Strand to enjoy the boutique hotel experience, those who patronize Market Common do so for the upscale retail shops, fine-dining restaurants and plenty of options for fun. Built on the former Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, Market Common looks more like a scene from a major metropolitan city instead of the Sun Fun Capital of Myrtle Beach. The shopping district resembles…
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Catch Live Music, Fresh Seafood at the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk

There's no question about where to find some of the best seafood on the Grand Strand — the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk. Located in the self-proclaimed "Seafood Capital of South Carolina," the MarshWalk is a wooden walkway that runs along the Murrells Inlet waterfront and leads to a dozen seafood restaurants and bars offering awesome views of fishing boats returning from a day at sea. While the secret is out about the Murrells Inlet MarshWalk being a hot spot for fresh seafood, many don't realize that it's also one of best places around to catch live music. During the summer months,…
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Get Wet and Wild at Myrtle Beach’s Area Water Parks

The Grand Strand already has nature's ultimate water park — a 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline boasting beautiful white-sand beaches and the Atlantic Ocean serving as a real-world wave pool. But the Myrtle Beach area is also home to several man-made aquatic thrill parks featuring some state-of-the-art waterslides and other rides to give your family a change of pace from a day at the beach. Here are three popular water parks that are open to the public, plus one that is just for our guests at The Strand.
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The Strand Offers a Front-Row Seat to Myrtle Beach Convention Center Events

There are lots of great reasons to stay at The Strand Resort — the recently renovated and elegantly appointed accommodations, the first-class amenities, and the level of quality that comes with the unique boutique experience. But one of the often overlooked advantages to vacationing at The Strand is the close proximity to the Myrtle Beach Convention Center and the variety of shows, conventions and special events held at the 250,000-square-foot facility on an almost daily basis. Located just a few blocks inland of The Strand's oceanfront property, the Myrtle Beach Convention Center…
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Top Five Places to Watch Baseball Near The Strand Myrtle Beach

America's No. 1 family beach vacation destination is also a big fan of America's pastime. Myrtle Beach and baseball make an unbeatable pair during the warm-weather months, when guests can enjoy the beach and a ball game for a perfect day-night doubleheader. If you are looking to catch a game live or on TV during your stay, The Strand has the following five recommendations that are nearby and knock it out of the park when it comes to the viewing experience and environment. Have fun, and play ball!
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Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Cowboy hat? Check. Flip-flops? Check, check. Room reservations and tickets to the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Festival? What's that, you haven't booked your room and bought your tickets to the June 10-12 concert event of the summer in Myrtle Beach? Here's your chance to stay in the lap of luxury at The Strand and save on accommodations and tickets to the big show. Returning from a wildly successful debut last summer, the Carolina Country Music Fest is back and ready to wow crowds again with a lineup that reads like a who's who in country music. Appearing on the main stage…
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Mix Business with Pleasure at The Strand, Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach oceanfront is lined with full-service resorts designed to provide fun for couples, groups and the whole family. The inland area boasts a few business-friendly hotels with all the basics but without the beach, pools and other amenities. If only there were an upscale resort on the oceanfront that offered all the best for both business and pleasure. Well, now there is thanks to the recent opening of The Strand in Myrtle Beach. Featuring a state-of-the-art business center, complete with a full bar and business lounge, The Strand offers all the comfort and convenience one…
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How to Pack for Your Spring Getaway to Myrtle Beach

The ideal spring vacation to Myrtle Beach is both fun and relaxing, but it can also be a bit tricky when it comes to packing. With the warmer and longer days and slightly chilly nights along the oceanfront, some basically pack two suitcases to be prepared for all kinds of weather. And with a mix of sunny skies and rainy days always in the spring forecast, you have to come prepared for both indoor and outdoor activities. But follow these simple tips to take a load off your luggage and mind:
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Spring Weather Lights the ‘Open’ Sign on Beach Bars and Restaurants

There's something about having a hot meal, cold beer or a frozen drink on the open oceanfront that makes it extra special. Take the same burger and fries or piña colada you can get at any indoor, inland eatery, relocate it to a table or bar stool overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and you can transform an ordinary dining experience into one big beach party. Maybe it’s the sound of the crashing waves and the sea breeze blowing in your hair. Or maybe it's the warm sunshine and scenery of the white sand and blue water. But whatever it is, you can't beat a warm spring day enjoying…
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Boutique Golfing at Myrtle Beach’s Best Boutique Resort

When you take in the relaxed pace of life at The Strand, you might be thinking to supplement your Myrtle Beach vacation with a relaxing round on the golf course. Thankfully, when vacationers are looking for the perfect balance of luxury and affordability only found at The Strand, they can also find themselves at a resort that is so close to some of the most peaceful and affordable golf courses on the Grand Strand. Beyond the friendly staff accommodating all of your needs at the resort, The Strand also provides golf directors ready and waiting to help you plan your ultimate Myrtle…
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Major Upgrades Make The Strand a Premiere Oceanfront Resort

You may have stayed at oceanfront resorts on the Grand Strand, but you haven't stayed anywhere like The Strand in Myrtle Beach. That's because The Strand, previously part of the Breakers Resort property, has undergone major renovations to become the only boutique hotel on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront and one of the premiere resorts on the Grand Strand. Designed with the comfort of our guests in mind, The Strand takes your vacation experience to the next level of luxury. Completely renovated rooms come with modern fixtures and furnishings that allow you to feel right at home and the…
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The Strand Adds Sun & Fun To Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

As the ultimate boutique resort in Myrtle Beach, The Strand always tries to go the extra mile to make sure that you and your crew have a wonderful stay. That mission also extends beyond the borders of the resort property with our Sun & Fun Rewards program, which provides our guests with free tickets to some of the most popular attractions in Myrtle Beach, as well as other perks. Upon your arrival at The Strand, you will receive one Sun & Fun Rewards packet per room that includes one free adult admission to some of the toughest tickets in town. Attractions like the Myrtle Beach…
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Hit the Ground Running at the 19th Annual Myrtle Beach Marathon

Visitors have been coming to Myrtle Beach for generations to swim, splash, surf, shop, dine, fish, golf, party and play. But running? That's a relatively new phenomenon that began with the Myrtle Beach Marathon, which will be held for the 19th year on March 3-5. Thousands of runners from all over the U.S. and abroad hit the streets of Myrtle Beach for this event. The 26.2-mile road race through America's No. 1 family vacation destination has created a new type of tourism for Myrtle Beach, one based on the growing trend of exercise and fitness. Runners love to use their sport as a way…
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Five Ways to Make the Most of Your College Visit to Coastal Carolina

Selecting the college you or your child will attend is a major life decision, and a short campus visit may be your only chance to gather all the information you need to make a wise choice. But that doesn't mean you can't have a good time while checking out your home for the next four years, especially when visiting Coastal Carolina University in nearby Conway. Located off Highway 501 about 12 miles from the Myrtle Beach coast, CCU is a public, liberal arts institution that recently grew to more than 10,000 students. The vibrant campus offers more than 70 baccalaureate and 17…
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Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

The most important part of every Valentine's Day date isn't the flowers or the candies, or even the fancy dinner, although all those things help add up to a successful date. But the part that really reaches her heart comes after dinner, as in dessert. That's the icing on the cake to a great Valentine's date, and Myrtle Beach offers plenty of tasty alternatives. Whether you order dessert at the same place you dine or pick a special spot for an after-dinner treat, you can find a long list of local bakeries, ice cream parlors and other sugar shacks to satisfy your sweetheart's sweet…
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Top 5 Flower Shops for Your Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach

You've got everything lined up for the perfect Valentine's Day in Myrtle Beach. Oceanfront room at The Strand? Check. Reservations at a romantic restaurant? Check. Chocolates and a heartfelt card? Check, check. Now the only things you need are the ... FLOWERS. How could you forget the flowers? Actually, it's not that uncommon for guys to go the whole nine yards for Valentine's only to drop the ball on the flowers. For starters, all the above mentioned Valentine's rituals can be planned weeks in advance. Flowers need to be fresh, so guys often wait until the last minute and end up…
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Get Down and Dirty at Carolina Backwoods ATV

Millions of vacationers come to the Carolina coast each year to relax in the Grand Strand sand, but only the adventurous ever discover the muddy side of the Myrtle Beach area. For all the pristine beaches and sand dunes that line the shore, there are acres of mud holes and dirt ramps on the swampy inland areas that are perfect for getting down and dirty. For the uninitiated, the proper Southern terminology, at least in these parts, is muddin' - as in "It rained last night. Let's hop on the four-wheeler and go muddin'." It usually involves an ATV (all-terrain vehicle, or four-wheeler)…
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Welcome to The Strand ... and Our New Website

The Strand now has a brand-new website to match the recently renovated resort, and both are excited to welcome you as a visitor. In fact, www.thestrandmyrtlebeach.com is your one-stop spot to book your dream vacation. Take a tour of our site and check out all the new and improved changes to the resort. Here's a quick overview of our tabs at the top of the page:
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Get Ready to Run on Grand Strand in 2016

The booming popularity of Myrtle Beach as a vacation destination and the growing fitness trend have conspired to create yet another reason to visit the Grand Strand - road races. From 5Ks and 1-mile fun runs to half-marathons, full marathons and triathlons, the Myrtle Beach area has become a hub of activity for runners looking to combine their hobby with a Grand Strand getaway. Here are some of the top road races on tap for 2016 so you can plan your vacation and training schedules:
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Ten Great Restaurants for a Holiday Feast with a Wonderful View

Christmas dinner with family and friends is a special occasion, but Grand Strand visitors can make it even more special by holding their holiday feasts at some of the top restaurants in Myrtle Beach that offer excellent food, outstanding service and a beautiful view. We've made a list and checked it twice to find the best restaurants where you can celebrate the season with loved ones in a festive environment and a scenic setting (Spoiler alert; they're not all on the oceanfront):
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Warm Up With a Cup of Coffee at These Myrtle Beach Hot Spots

When it comes to beverages, Myrtle Beach vacations generally stir up visions of colorful frozen drinks with fresh fruit and an umbrella. But for offseason visitors, the chilly weather calls for something hot to warm up inside and out. Never fear, coffee lovers, the Grand Strand is filled with cafes and restaurants that serve a wide variety of hot coffees, teas, lattes, mochas and more. Guests at The Strand, Myrtle Beach don't have to travel very far to find a fresh, unique pot brewing. The Market Restaurant offers free breakfast with coffee each morning, and the nearby Starbucks on…
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Christmas Light Displays in Myrtle Beach

Most people come to Myrtle Beach in search of one light - the sun, and lots of it. But during the wintertime and holiday season, the beauty of the Grand Strand comes alive in the glow of Christmas lights at various spots along the 60-mile stretch of coast. From Pawleys Island to the Carolina border, the Grand Strand is aglow with brightly colored lights and holiday festivities. Here are a few of our favorite Christmas light displays and where you can find them in the Myrtle Beach area:
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Top 5 Reasons to Reserve Your Spring and Summer Trips to The Strand Early

The secret is out about The Strand. The newest resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront has quickly made a name for itself among savvy vacationers looking for the best of both worlds for their spring and summer retreats. Relax in luxury at the recently renovated resort while also enjoying the amenities of sister property The Breakers Resort a few blocks away. It's that combination that puts a room at The Strand in high demand, which is just one of many reasons you should book your spring and summer vacations early. Here are five more reasons to make your Myrtle Beach vacation plans today:
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Take a Winter Break at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

If your summer vacation is already fading into a distant memory and you need a break before feeling the full brunt of winter, make your escape to Myrtle Beach for a much-needed and well-deserved getaway. Stay at The Strand for recently renovated rooms with ocean views, and take in all the fun things there is to see and do on the Grand Strand in the winter. Here are some of our guests' favorite wintertime activities while they're not resting and relaxing at The Strand:
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Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand is magically transformed into a warmer version of a winter wonderland at Christmas time, and The Strand Resort is your holiday home away from home to see and attend all the great events, festivals and shows Myrtle Beach has to offer. Spend all day and night taking in the holiday sights and sounds, then head back to The Strand and relax before doing it all over again. Here’s a list of some of the fun holiday activities on tap this season:
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The Strand’s New Renovations, Additions Make it the Place to Stay in Myrtle Beach

The first change you may notice about The Strand is the name. What was once known at the Breakers Resort North Boutique Tower now has a new name and identity as The Strand Resort. But the biggest changes are the ones you will notice during your stay. The new and improved resort has taken luxury to the next level. The Strand has undergone a major renovations project with upgrade and new additions to make your stay even more comfortable and convenient than before. From new amenities on the ground floor to remodeled accommodations on every floor, The Strand has seen an extreme makeover…
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Experience a Dickens Christmas Tradition in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand goes all out for the holidays with dozens of parades, light displays and theatrical performances. But there's one tradition that stands out above the rest - the Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals - which hosts its 34th annual installment on Nov. 12-15. Held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, which is only a short walk from The Strand Resort, the event features a 100,000 square foot Christmas village filled with decorations, shopping venues and entertainment for the whole family. Based on the timeless holiday classic “A Christmas Carol”, this award-winning,…
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Myrtle Beach Turns on Welcome Sign in Wake of South Carolina Flooding

The historic flooding that hit the state of South Carolina in the first week of October still wasn’t enough to stop the good times from rolling in Myrtle Beach and at The Strand Resort. While record amounts of rainfall caused major flooding across the Palmetto State, the Grand Strand and The Strand Resort came out of the storm in great shape. Just days after parts of the Palmetto State experienced as much as 2 feet of rain in the first week of October, Myrtle Beach was back open for business. "We are fortunate our beaches are up and running and ready for visitors," Myrtle Beach Area…
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Fall is Prime Time for Bird-Watching on the Grand Strand

Seagulls are the most commonly spotted birds in Myrtle Beach during the summer season, and the winter months attract a completely different type of snowbird to the Grand Strand. But in the time between, this 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline is a major layover site for some of the most rare migratory birds in North America making their way south. For guests at The Strand who are bird enthusiasts or even those who have an appreciation for the beauty of nature, the Grand Strand offers some of the best places on the Eastern Coast to spot a wide range of our fine-feathered friends.…
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Sleep With the Sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Don't get us wrong. The Strand's friendly staff would love for you to be our guests and spend every night of your Myrtle Beach vacation in our luxurious resort. But we would certainly understand if you decide to check out this unique overnight opportunity at Ripley's Aquarium with the "Sleep with the Sharks" event. The 85,000 square foot facility, which features 1.2 million gallons of water, is home to all kinds of aquatic sea life on display at the Broadway at the Beach Complex. Ripley's Aquarium recently added this sleepover activity to its lineup, giving guests the rare opportunity…
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Top Six Places to Take Family Photos in Myrtle Beach This Fall

This may be your last Myrtle Beach vacation before winter, so you want to soak up every precious second. The best way to make it last is to capture the experience in pictures with some scenic family photos. Of course, the beach is the obvious choice. The Grand Strand's picturesque white-sand shores, blue-green waters and sea oats-filled dunes provide the perfect backdrop for family and couples photos. The popular group shots where the women wear white dresses and the men don white shirts and khakis, come out so pretty that people will think they came with the frame, so maybe you want…
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Check out These Myrtle Beach Attractions Before They Shut Down This Offseason

The fall is a wonderful time of year to visit Myrtle Beach, but the clock is ticking if you want to enjoy all the great things the Grand Strand has to offer. Sometime between the peak of the tourism season in the summer, when there are more than a half million people on the 60-mile stretch of white sand beaches, and the offseason, when only locals and snowbirds are in town, many of the area's top attractions shut down for the winter. Myrtle Beach used to turn into a total ghost town in the offseason but now there are plenty of year-round alternatives for shopping, dining and…
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Top 5 Places to Watch the Football Games in Myrtle Beach

The 2015 college football and NFL seasons kick off in September, which also happens to be the perfect time of year for a Myrtle Beach fall vacation. But you don't have to choose between a beach retreat and ball game when you spend a weekend at The Strand Resort. With cozy accommodations that include flat-screen TVs and oceanfront balconies, you can keep one eye on the games and the other on the Atlantic Ocean as long as your game is televised. And for those who want to follow a specific game, there are numerous sports bars in Myrtle Beach that can show any game that is being televised…
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Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Some of the most fun you can have in Myrtle Beach isn’t on dry land. From the open ocean just offshore to the backwaters of the Intracoastal Waterway, watersports provide guests at The Strand the ultimate opportunity for a splashing good time and a vacation memory that will last a lifetime. Here are the top five watersports activities on the Grand Strand.
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Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Labor Day weekend is approaching fast, and so is the fall festival season in Myrtle Beach. The end of the busy tourist season culminates in a wide variety of special events in September, October, and November, and The Strand is the place to stay for a fun fall getaway. Located on the oceanfront in downtown Myrtle Beach, The Strand is only walking distance to the fun and festivities at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and a short drive to the popular shopping, dining and entertainment complex Broadway at the Beach, where most of the events are held. You can relax in luxury at The Strand and…
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Top 5 Reasons to Stay at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

There's a new high-rise resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, but one with a proven track record. Formerly known as the Breakers Resort Boutique North Tower, this recently renovated building is now known as The Strand, and it is even better than ever. Although still a part of the Breakers' family of hotels, The Strand has established its own reputation for quality, affordability and hospitality. Here are the top five reasons to spend your next Grand Strand vacation at The Strand:
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Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

The ocean is truly an amazing thing. You can swim in it, sail on it, scuba dive beneath it and surf on top of it. Then, at the end of a long day at sea, you can even feast on its bounty. But for all the fun you can have playing in the ocean during your Myrtle Beach vacation, fresh seafood is the Grand Strand's tastiest and perhaps best asset. Situated midway between two of the most productive fishing ports on the East Coast, Myrtle Beach offers a virtual buffet of restaurants that serve fresh seafood from the local docks. Murrells Inlet, the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina," is…
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Myrtle Beach Pelicans Offer Baseball, Family Fun

There’s a new game in town, or at least a new home team for Myrtle Beach to support. But Grand Strand baseball fans can expect the same quality teams, talent and family-friendly entertainment at the ol’ ballpark. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced Class A minor-league baseball team, made the transition to a new parent club in 2015, becoming a member of the Chicago Cubs farm system. The addition of the Cubs, the top-ranked minor-league system in baseball, according to several recent polls and surveys, means more than great baseball. It also puts a new spin on the long-standing…
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Fishing Hot Spots near The Strand

Why go to a fancy seafood restaurant when you Myrtle Beach visitors can go out and get the fresh catch of the day by yourself? It’s a challenge many choose to accept, and there are plenty of places to go where you can hook a big one. Here are five hot spots close to The Strand to go fishing:
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Experience the Ultimate in Amenities at Myrtle Beach’s The Strand

The primary reasons for going on vacation are to relax and have a good time. At The Strand in Myrtle Beach, guests have all the amenities to accomplish that mission and more, without ever leaving the resort. Located on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, The Strand is as well known for its luxurious amenities as it is for its clean and comfortable accommodations. Formerly known as The Breakers Boutique North Tower, The Strand has a new name but the same first-class amenities that keep guests coming back year after year. For vacationers coming to enjoy Myrtle Beach's white-sand beaches, it…
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Frequently Asked Questions At The Strand

Listed below is a list of frequently asked questions by our guests at The Strand. If you do not find the answer here, feel free to contact us.
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WonderWorks Brings Science-Based Fun to Broadway at the Beach

Myrtle Beach is filled with attractions that offer mindless fun. After all, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to slip down a waterslide or rocket down a roller coaster. But there is one attraction that offers some educational value to go with the good times – WonderWorks at Broadway at the Beach.
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Five Beach Toys to Keep the Kids Entertained

Even on a Myrtle Beach vacation, it’s not enough just to take kids to the beach any more. The millennial generation needs to be entertained or they are quick to escape back into their cell phones and video games for amusement. But there are several toys and games you can invest a few bucks in to keep them engaged and active on the beach. Not the cheap plastic toys from the bargain beachwear stores that the little ones break almost as soon as they open them. Here are five high-quality toys and games that will keep your little ones (and even the big ones in your party).
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Myrtle Beach Calendar of Events for April

Springtime marks the start of the festival season on the Grand Strand, and this year is no different. From free concerts and fireworks shows to several arts and crafts events highlight the Myrtle Beach social calendar this spring. Here’s a list of some of the many fun events this month:
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Myrtle Beach Offers Wide Variety of Fishing Options

Myrtle Beach may be famous for golf, but fishing may be its best-kept sports secret. Folks know about the fresh seafood in the restaurants and the fishing boats that bring it to shore, but few consider the fun and exciting alternative of catching your own buffet. From the deeper waters far off the coast to the inland streams and rivers, the Grand Strand offers lots of ways to wet a line:
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Where You Can and Can’t Take Fido in Myrtle Beach

If you think Myrtle Beach's animal laws are confusing, just imagine how your dog must feel. Our four-legged friends don't understand terms like "custody" and "jurisdiction"; they just want to run and play on the beach and have a good time with their owners. It's up to the humans to understand where your dog can and cannot go, and when they can go there. Understanding the laws in the area you are visiting depends on where and when you are staying. The laws can vary greatly from town to town, even from block to block. Guests at the Breakers Resort are within the city limits of Myrtle…
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Top 5 Things to do in Myrtle Beach This Spring

Myrtle Beach boasts more to see and do than anyone could cover during one spring break. Between the beach, golf courses, shops and restaurants, there’s no problem keeping busy. But for those looking for a little something different, somewhere you won’t get lost in the crowds, check out this list of five places that are perfect for a spring break excursion:
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Myrtle Beach Segway Offers Tours, Rentals

The easiest way to get around the Grand Strand also happens to be the most fun. Myrtle Beach Segway, the only place in town to ride these personal transportation devices, provides Segway rentals and tours for visitors looking for a unique way to spend a day. For those unfamiliar with the Segway, it's a two-wheeled electric vehicle that allows riders to stand and glide their way around town. In addition to offering training with every rental, Myrtle Beach Segway also offers tours and excursions to make riding even more enjoyable. See the Strand on one of these state-of-the-art,…
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Day Tripping:  Leave the mainland and enjoy untouched Nature, Bald Head Island.

As a guest at The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach, you are in the heart of all of the action. With the best restaurants, attractions, beach amenities, you name it, you are right where you need to be for that family vacation of a lifetime. But, how about a day discovering something new, and trying something completely different?
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Day Tripping:  Leave the mainland and enjoy untouched Nature, Bald Head Island.

Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Summer is full of laughter, family beach days and festivals that last all summer long in Myrtle Beach. Family friendly entertainment during your stay at The Strand Resort right in the heart of it all. With a wide variety of special events on the Grand Strand celebrating everything from food and music to talent and local life, chances are good that you'll find something your family will love.
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Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Fun-Filled Day of Adventure with Adult Beverages in Myrtle Beach

Kick back and relax. Grab a drink and take it easy. After all, you are on vacation, right? As a guest at The Strand Resort, we know that the ocean beckons you, but after a few days on the beach, you will get thirsty. The Grand Strand has some great options for you to be able to quench that thirst. This world is filled with sweet wine, craft brews and even a favorite Southern spirit, moonshine! Let us show you how to sip and celebrate in paradise.
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Fun-Filled Day of Adventure with Adult Beverages in Myrtle Beach

Memorial Day Weekend Officially Kicks Off the Summer Fun Here in Myrtle Beach

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer season on the Grand Strand and is the perfect time to experience the ultimate Myrtle Beach vacation. From festivals and fireworks to parades and picnics, what a great time to book your stay at Dayton House Resort in downtown Myrtle Beach.
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Memorial Day Weekend Officially Kicks Off the Summer Fun Here in Myrtle Beach

The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

The term "barbecue" means different things to different people, varying depending on your personal preference and the region of the country from which you hail. Fortunately for folks with discriminating BBQ taste buds, the Myrtle Beach area is a melting pot of methods and meats - so vacationers from all over the country and world can pick and choose their own versions of 'cue.
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The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

One of the Grand Strand area's iconic restaurants is the Ciao Italian Restaurant. This family owned restaurant takes pride in providing an ultimate dining experience. They achieve this goal by giving customers the traditional Italian feel. Customers will feel like they are traveling to Italy with every bite, without the cost. You will experience the traditional feel from the food to the wine to the service. Only a few miles from The Strand Resort, guests shouldn’t hesitate to ask our staff for directions or to make reservations.
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Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

Top 5 “Must Try” Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach Area

Who wants to cook when they are on a Myrtle Beach Vacation, or any vacation? Don’t you worry as a guest at The Strand Resort; you will be able to choose from 1,700 restaurants in the Grand Strand area. These aren’t your typical same old restaurants, with colorful venues and locations; you will never want to leave.
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Top 5 “Must Try” Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach Area

Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

One of the best parts about brunch is that you can have sweet or savory dishes, or both. Not to mention, it is one of the only time’s alcohol in the early morning is acceptable. Lucky for you, Myrtle Beach is home to some of the top brunch options around - you will not be disappointed. Whether you are looking to have a beer with a hearty omelet, or some fresh orange juice with some Bananas Foster French Toast, we have the perfect guide so you can choose the best brunch option for the family - all within close proximity to the Strand Resort!
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Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

Get Ready to Battle for the Paddle

Are you looking for a competitive way to show off your kayaking skills? Or maybe just a fun paddle out while relaxing? Check out the Grand Strand’s Battle for the Paddle - a 9 mile kayak race that begins at Danny Knight Landing and ends at Old Reaves Ferry Landing. It is a fun way to compete against family, friends, or other fellow paddlers. If you need help figuring out how to get there, no worries, the Strand Resort staff is eager to help!
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Get Ready to Battle for the Paddle

Great Dining Options for the Foodie in the Family

One of the best parts about going on vacation is all of the different type of food you get to try. Lucky for you, some of the top places to eat are not far from the Strand Resort. So while you aren't lounging on the beach or by the pool, check out some of the foodies favorite places.
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Great Dining Options for the Foodie in the Family

Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Get ready to jump, flip and soar at one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions - Rockin’ Jump. This ultimate indoor trampoline park will help you get your exercise while also having some fun. One of the best parts about this new hot spot along the coast is that it is located less than a mile from The Strand - so you could even walk there during your stay with us!
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Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

Are you looking for the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day weekend? Well, look no further! We have a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay at The Strand boutique resort while enjoying some romantic time with your significant other. Whether you are trying to find the ideal restaurant, a humorous show or just a nice place to take a stroll, we’ve got you covered.
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Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

New Attractions for 2017 You Don’t want to miss

Myrtle Beach is promising another exciting year of some great new attractions. Here are a few new things to expect on your next Myrtle Beach vacation for 2017. While staying as a guest at the The Strand Resort, make sure to add the following to you must do list.
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New Attractions for 2017 You Don’t want to miss

Plan Your Summer Party at the Carolina Country Music Fest

What better way to kick off the summer than to head down to Myrtle Beach and enjoy some beachfront country music? The 3rd Annual Carolina Country Music Fest will kick off Thursday, June 8, and run through Sunday, June 11. From food and drink to zip lines and some of country music’s top names, you’re sure to have a weekend that you will not soon forget.
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Plan Your Summer Party at the Carolina Country Music Fest

4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

If you have the winter blues, here’s a way to break out of them — start planning your spring golf getaway to Myrtle Beach now. With the holiday season over, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Start picturing yourself on the Grand Strand links and playing a perfect round of spring golf, because the spring golf season is only a few months away — and now is the best time to book your trip. Booking your golf getaway to The Strand resort early comes with a variety of perks. You’ll have the best choice of accommodations, an ideal climate, an array of courses and the…
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4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

The Christmas Show of the South

There is no better way to spend the winter holidays than with a trip to Myrtle Beach! Whatever it is you are looking for, you will be sure to find it along the Carolina coast. You can shop the days away, walk along the beach, enjoy delicious dining options and watch some of the many holiday shows that the various theaters have to offer. While staying at The Strand Resort, you will be sure to leave holly and jolly and in the Christmas spirit – especially after seeing the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in its 31st season of holiday production! The Carolina Opry is just a short drive…
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The Christmas Show of the South

Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

With mild temperatures and steady sunshine, Myrtle Beach makes a great wintertime retreat if you’re looking to escape the cold. While staying at the oceanfront Strand Resort, you can go for a leisurely walk along the beach, treat yourself to some retail and restaurant therapy along the Boardwalk, or play a few sets of oceanfront sand volleyball.
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Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun and inexpensive activity in Myrtle Beach that the entire family will enjoy? Check out the Children’s Museum of South Carolina! On the third Friday of each month, they host a Family Fun Night that you definitely won’t want to miss. And, with the museum located less than a mile away from (and within easy walking distance of) The Strand Resort, you’ll find a few different dining options located along the way if you decide you want to grab dinner either before or after your visit.
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Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays ahead, you and your loved ones are sure to need a well-deserved break at the end of the stressful season — that is, if you're not too broke from all the Christmas shopping. The Strand has the solution to both issues with our upcoming Cyber Sale, which offers guests the chance to save big on their next Myrtle Beach vacation. And we’re not talking about just any Myrtle Beach vacation, but one that is headquartered at the best spot in town.
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The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

Five Reasons to Book Your Myrtle Beach Vacation Early

Are you stuck at home in the cold right now? Or caught up with work and school? Well, now is the perfect time to lighten up the mood and book a vacation to Myrtle Beach for next spring or summer. While it may seem pretty early, and spontaneous trips can be fun, there are plenty of great reasons why you should book your stay along the Grand Strand far in advance. Here are our top five:
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Five Reasons to Book Your Myrtle Beach Vacation Early

Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun yet relaxing way to spend the Thanksgiving holiday? Myrtle Beach is a great place to do so - plus, you will get to enjoy the amazing fall weather along the Carolina coast. The Strand Resort can even further accommodate your needs with a location right in the heart of downtown. Whether you want to go for a walk along the beach, enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at one of the local restaurants, watch a holiday show, shop or run the Turkey Trot, you won’t be far from any of it while staying at this exquisite boutique resort.
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Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Over the River and Through the Woods

While Myrtle Beach is well-known for its postcard-perfect coastline, there is a whole other world on the Grand Strand waiting for you to explore. Located just a few miles inland in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, within a 15-minute drive of The Strand Resort, you can find rivers, creeks and marshes that offer picturesque views of their own.
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Over the River and Through the Woods

Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

One of the best parts of vacationing is trying all different kinds of new-to-you food. And while sushi is a popular dish along the Grand Strand, it is important to make sure you truly satisfy your palate by eating at the best sushi restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area. Guests at The Strand Resort with an affinity for sushi are in luck, as the boutique resort is centrally located among some of the top sushi spots in town!
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Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Myrtle Beach is known for its breathtaking scenery and multitude of attractions. Well, get ready to see all of its amazing sights from a different perspective. The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, set for October 22 and 23 this year, is back and better than ever!
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Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Experience the Top Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

If you’re prepared to scream at the top of your lungs while having the time of your life, we’ve got just the vacation destination for you. Get ready to flip, spin and soar over the Grand Strand. Whether you want to be slung into the air, live the life of a race car driver or fly high over the Atlantic Ocean, you can do all of those things plus more, all within a close proximity to The Strand Resort.
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Experience the Top Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

With the summer season coming to an end and the weather finally cooling down, things are just starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit The Strand in the fall.
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Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Thrill rides, moving theaters, restaurants and gift shops can all be found along the Grand Strand’s renowned Boardwalk. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Boardwalk runs 1.2 miles from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and features all kinds of attractions and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. And, just a short stroll from the Strand Resort, it is the perfect place to take the family for a full day or evening!
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Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Enjoy a Wealth of Extra Amenities at The Strand Resort

While there are no shortage of things to do, places to see and adventures to seek in Myrtle Beach, guests at The Strand Resort may be tempted to stay put and relax at the resort. That’s because, whether you are planning a day for some down time, need to do some work for the office or just want to keep up with your gym schedule, the variety of extra amenities at The Strand has you covered.
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Enjoy a Wealth of Extra Amenities at The Strand Resort

Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Are you an early riser? If so, you are in for a treat at The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach. While vacation is the time to turn off your alarm clock and just relax, waking up before 7 a.m. can have some major benefits that show you a whole different side of the Grand Strand.
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Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

Planning a trip to the pristine Carolina coast? The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach has you covered! Eliminating waits in long lines and time spent on hold, the new and free Strand mobile app offers a number of ways to save time and money while planning your next vacation. It really does not get much easier than having everything you need at your fingertips.
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The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Myrtle Beach is known for its delicious seafood, but that’s far from the only culinary delicacy the Grand Strand has to offer! While enjoying your stay at The Strand resort, don’t forget to check out some of the best-known steak houses on the beach. Offering wide varieties of seafood and steaks, they’ll be sure to please everyone in the family.
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Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

After a long day of soaking up some sun, catching some waves or adventuring around the Grand Strand, a romantic dinner is just what you and your significant other need! Lucky for you, The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach is centrally located near several private dining options perfect for a delicious feast and some alone time.
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Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a great place to race on your Myrtle Beach vacation, speed on over to Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park. Located just a short drive from The Strand Resort, the family-friendly attraction features seven go-kart tracks and offers something for visitors of for all ages. Broadway Grand Prix has recently added new tracks and new attractions to its already amazing lineup of fun rides so your family will have even more racing fun and additional entertainment options.
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New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

With the beach as its backyard and the town of Myrtle Beach outside its front door, the boutique Strand Resort offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family — but keeping everyone happy while getting there can be a challenge.
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5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Filled with fun activities everywhere you look, Myrtle Beach offers the perfect couples’ getaway. Of course, the first stop on your list is going to be the beautiful, white-sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, but after a few days of lying on the beach, building sand castles and collecting seashells, you and your sweetheart may start looking for other activities to enjoy in the summer sun. It shouldn’t take you long to find one, because there are plenty of outdoor activities in the Myrtle Beach area, especially for couples looking to explore on foot, on wheels or from the sky.
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Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

Myrtle Beach offers a thriving bar scene that ranges from hole-in-the-wall bars to gigantic nightclubs. If you love to grab the mic and belt out your favorite songs, there are plenty of places throughout the Grand Strand to get your karaoke groove on. While you’re on vacation in Myrtle Beach at The Strand, take your friends and family out to one of these nearby fun karaoke bars.
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Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

The Best BBQ Spots in Myrtle Beach

South Carolina is known for its amazing BBQ, and the Fourth of July is the perfect time to enjoy this all-American meal. After a long day of swimming in the pool or relaxing on the beach at The Strand, you’re sure to be hungry — so here’s a list of a few of the area’s most delicious BBQ joints.
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The Best BBQ Spots in Myrtle Beach

Take to the Air — If You Dare

For Grand Strand vacationers with a strong sense of adventure, one of the best places to seek excitement is up in the air. The Myrtle Beach area offers some of the best and most scenic helicopter tours and parasailing adventures around. If you feel the need to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing, then come on over and air it out!
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Take to the Air — If You Dare

Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

We all love spending time with family, and The Strand Resort provides a great setting for making lifelong memories. With Father’s Day just around the corner, consider taking Dad out for some world-class fishing in the Myrtle Beach area. An activity typically carried out far from the crowds, fishing provides a perfect opportunity for family members to share time together and bond. Imagine getting on that charter boat with Dad for a half or full day of deep-sea fishing in the tranquil blue sea off the Carolina coast. Enjoy the sun as it rises over the horizon as you rig your line for…
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Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

Get Wet and Wild at Myrtle Beach’s Area Water Parks

The Grand Strand already has nature's ultimate water park — a 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline boasting beautiful white-sand beaches and the Atlantic Ocean serving as a real-world wave pool. But the Myrtle Beach area is also home to several man-made aquatic thrill parks featuring some state-of-the-art waterslides and other rides to give your family a change of pace from a day at the beach. Here are three popular water parks that are open to the public, plus one that is just for our guests at The Strand.
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Get Wet and Wild at Myrtle Beach’s Area Water Parks

Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Cowboy hat? Check. Flip-flops? Check, check. Room reservations and tickets to the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Festival? What's that, you haven't booked your room and bought your tickets to the June 10-12 concert event of the summer in Myrtle Beach? Here's your chance to stay in the lap of luxury at The Strand and save on accommodations and tickets to the big show. Returning from a wildly successful debut last summer, the Carolina Country Music Fest is back and ready to wow crowds again with a lineup that reads like a who's who in country music. Appearing on the main stage…
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Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Mix Business with Pleasure at The Strand, Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach oceanfront is lined with full-service resorts designed to provide fun for couples, groups and the whole family. The inland area boasts a few business-friendly hotels with all the basics but without the beach, pools and other amenities. If only there were an upscale resort on the oceanfront that offered all the best for both business and pleasure. Well, now there is thanks to the recent opening of The Strand in Myrtle Beach. Featuring a state-of-the-art business center, complete with a full bar and business lounge, The Strand offers all the comfort and convenience one…
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Mix Business with Pleasure at The Strand, Myrtle Beach

Major Upgrades Make The Strand a Premiere Oceanfront Resort

You may have stayed at oceanfront resorts on the Grand Strand, but you haven't stayed anywhere like The Strand in Myrtle Beach. That's because The Strand, previously part of the Breakers Resort property, has undergone major renovations to become the only boutique hotel on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront and one of the premiere resorts on the Grand Strand. Designed with the comfort of our guests in mind, The Strand takes your vacation experience to the next level of luxury. Completely renovated rooms come with modern fixtures and furnishings that allow you to feel right at home and the…
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Major Upgrades Make The Strand a Premiere Oceanfront Resort

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your College Visit to Coastal Carolina

Selecting the college you or your child will attend is a major life decision, and a short campus visit may be your only chance to gather all the information you need to make a wise choice. But that doesn't mean you can't have a good time while checking out your home for the next four years, especially when visiting Coastal Carolina University in nearby Conway. Located off Highway 501 about 12 miles from the Myrtle Beach coast, CCU is a public, liberal arts institution that recently grew to more than 10,000 students. The vibrant campus offers more than 70 baccalaureate and 17…
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Five Ways to Make the Most of Your College Visit to Coastal Carolina

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

The most important part of every Valentine's Day date isn't the flowers or the candies, or even the fancy dinner, although all those things help add up to a successful date. But the part that really reaches her heart comes after dinner, as in dessert. That's the icing on the cake to a great Valentine's date, and Myrtle Beach offers plenty of tasty alternatives. Whether you order dessert at the same place you dine or pick a special spot for an after-dinner treat, you can find a long list of local bakeries, ice cream parlors and other sugar shacks to satisfy your sweetheart's sweet…
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Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Flower Shops for Your Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach

You've got everything lined up for the perfect Valentine's Day in Myrtle Beach. Oceanfront room at The Strand? Check. Reservations at a romantic restaurant? Check. Chocolates and a heartfelt card? Check, check. Now the only things you need are the ... FLOWERS. How could you forget the flowers? Actually, it's not that uncommon for guys to go the whole nine yards for Valentine's only to drop the ball on the flowers. For starters, all the above mentioned Valentine's rituals can be planned weeks in advance. Flowers need to be fresh, so guys often wait until the last minute and end up…
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Top 5 Flower Shops for Your Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach

Get Down and Dirty at Carolina Backwoods ATV

Millions of vacationers come to the Carolina coast each year to relax in the Grand Strand sand, but only the adventurous ever discover the muddy side of the Myrtle Beach area. For all the pristine beaches and sand dunes that line the shore, there are acres of mud holes and dirt ramps on the swampy inland areas that are perfect for getting down and dirty. For the uninitiated, the proper Southern terminology, at least in these parts, is muddin' - as in "It rained last night. Let's hop on the four-wheeler and go muddin'." It usually involves an ATV (all-terrain vehicle, or four-wheeler)…
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Get Down and Dirty at Carolina Backwoods ATV

Welcome to The Strand ... and Our New Website

The Strand now has a brand-new website to match the recently renovated resort, and both are excited to welcome you as a visitor. In fact, www.thestrandmyrtlebeach.com is your one-stop spot to book your dream vacation. Take a tour of our site and check out all the new and improved changes to the resort. Here's a quick overview of our tabs at the top of the page:
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Welcome to The Strand ... and Our New Website

Top 5 Reasons to Reserve Your Spring and Summer Trips to The Strand Early

The secret is out about The Strand. The newest resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront has quickly made a name for itself among savvy vacationers looking for the best of both worlds for their spring and summer retreats. Relax in luxury at the recently renovated resort while also enjoying the amenities of sister property The Breakers Resort a few blocks away. It's that combination that puts a room at The Strand in high demand, which is just one of many reasons you should book your spring and summer vacations early. Here are five more reasons to make your Myrtle Beach vacation plans today:
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Top 5 Reasons to Reserve Your Spring and Summer Trips to The Strand Early

Take a Winter Break at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

If your summer vacation is already fading into a distant memory and you need a break before feeling the full brunt of winter, make your escape to Myrtle Beach for a much-needed and well-deserved getaway. Stay at The Strand for recently renovated rooms with ocean views, and take in all the fun things there is to see and do on the Grand Strand in the winter. Here are some of our guests' favorite wintertime activities while they're not resting and relaxing at The Strand:
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Take a Winter Break at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand is magically transformed into a warmer version of a winter wonderland at Christmas time, and The Strand Resort is your holiday home away from home to see and attend all the great events, festivals and shows Myrtle Beach has to offer. Spend all day and night taking in the holiday sights and sounds, then head back to The Strand and relax before doing it all over again. Here’s a list of some of the fun holiday activities on tap this season:
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Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

The Strand’s New Renovations, Additions Make it the Place to Stay in Myrtle Beach

The first change you may notice about The Strand is the name. What was once known at the Breakers Resort North Boutique Tower now has a new name and identity as The Strand Resort. But the biggest changes are the ones you will notice during your stay. The new and improved resort has taken luxury to the next level. The Strand has undergone a major renovations project with upgrade and new additions to make your stay even more comfortable and convenient than before. From new amenities on the ground floor to remodeled accommodations on every floor, The Strand has seen an extreme makeover…
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The Strand’s New Renovations, Additions Make it the Place to Stay in Myrtle Beach

Experience a Dickens Christmas Tradition in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand goes all out for the holidays with dozens of parades, light displays and theatrical performances. But there's one tradition that stands out above the rest - the Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals - which hosts its 34th annual installment on Nov. 12-15. Held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, which is only a short walk from The Strand Resort, the event features a 100,000 square foot Christmas village filled with decorations, shopping venues and entertainment for the whole family. Based on the timeless holiday classic “A Christmas Carol”, this award-winning,…
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Experience a Dickens Christmas Tradition in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Turns on Welcome Sign in Wake of South Carolina Flooding

The historic flooding that hit the state of South Carolina in the first week of October still wasn’t enough to stop the good times from rolling in Myrtle Beach and at The Strand Resort. While record amounts of rainfall caused major flooding across the Palmetto State, the Grand Strand and The Strand Resort came out of the storm in great shape. Just days after parts of the Palmetto State experienced as much as 2 feet of rain in the first week of October, Myrtle Beach was back open for business. "We are fortunate our beaches are up and running and ready for visitors," Myrtle Beach Area…
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Myrtle Beach Turns on Welcome Sign in Wake of South Carolina Flooding

Fall is Prime Time for Bird-Watching on the Grand Strand

Seagulls are the most commonly spotted birds in Myrtle Beach during the summer season, and the winter months attract a completely different type of snowbird to the Grand Strand. But in the time between, this 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline is a major layover site for some of the most rare migratory birds in North America making their way south. For guests at The Strand who are bird enthusiasts or even those who have an appreciation for the beauty of nature, the Grand Strand offers some of the best places on the Eastern Coast to spot a wide range of our fine-feathered friends.…
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Fall is Prime Time for Bird-Watching on the Grand Strand

Sleep With the Sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Don't get us wrong. The Strand's friendly staff would love for you to be our guests and spend every night of your Myrtle Beach vacation in our luxurious resort. But we would certainly understand if you decide to check out this unique overnight opportunity at Ripley's Aquarium with the "Sleep with the Sharks" event. The 85,000 square foot facility, which features 1.2 million gallons of water, is home to all kinds of aquatic sea life on display at the Broadway at the Beach Complex. Ripley's Aquarium recently added this sleepover activity to its lineup, giving guests the rare opportunity…
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Sleep With the Sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Top Six Places to Take Family Photos in Myrtle Beach This Fall

This may be your last Myrtle Beach vacation before winter, so you want to soak up every precious second. The best way to make it last is to capture the experience in pictures with some scenic family photos. Of course, the beach is the obvious choice. The Grand Strand's picturesque white-sand shores, blue-green waters and sea oats-filled dunes provide the perfect backdrop for family and couples photos. The popular group shots where the women wear white dresses and the men don white shirts and khakis, come out so pretty that people will think they came with the frame, so maybe you want…
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Top Six Places to Take Family Photos in Myrtle Beach This Fall

Check out These Myrtle Beach Attractions Before They Shut Down This Offseason

The fall is a wonderful time of year to visit Myrtle Beach, but the clock is ticking if you want to enjoy all the great things the Grand Strand has to offer. Sometime between the peak of the tourism season in the summer, when there are more than a half million people on the 60-mile stretch of white sand beaches, and the offseason, when only locals and snowbirds are in town, many of the area's top attractions shut down for the winter. Myrtle Beach used to turn into a total ghost town in the offseason but now there are plenty of year-round alternatives for shopping, dining and…
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Check out These Myrtle Beach Attractions Before They Shut Down This Offseason

Top 5 Places to Watch the Football Games in Myrtle Beach

The 2015 college football and NFL seasons kick off in September, which also happens to be the perfect time of year for a Myrtle Beach fall vacation. But you don't have to choose between a beach retreat and ball game when you spend a weekend at The Strand Resort. With cozy accommodations that include flat-screen TVs and oceanfront balconies, you can keep one eye on the games and the other on the Atlantic Ocean as long as your game is televised. And for those who want to follow a specific game, there are numerous sports bars in Myrtle Beach that can show any game that is being televised…
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Top 5 Places to Watch the Football Games in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Some of the most fun you can have in Myrtle Beach isn’t on dry land. From the open ocean just offshore to the backwaters of the Intracoastal Waterway, watersports provide guests at The Strand the ultimate opportunity for a splashing good time and a vacation memory that will last a lifetime. Here are the top five watersports activities on the Grand Strand.
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Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Labor Day weekend is approaching fast, and so is the fall festival season in Myrtle Beach. The end of the busy tourist season culminates in a wide variety of special events in September, October, and November, and The Strand is the place to stay for a fun fall getaway. Located on the oceanfront in downtown Myrtle Beach, The Strand is only walking distance to the fun and festivities at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and a short drive to the popular shopping, dining and entertainment complex Broadway at the Beach, where most of the events are held. You can relax in luxury at The Strand and…
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Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Reasons to Stay at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

There's a new high-rise resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, but one with a proven track record. Formerly known as the Breakers Resort Boutique North Tower, this recently renovated building is now known as The Strand, and it is even better than ever. Although still a part of the Breakers' family of hotels, The Strand has established its own reputation for quality, affordability and hospitality. Here are the top five reasons to spend your next Grand Strand vacation at The Strand:
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Top 5 Reasons to Stay at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

The ocean is truly an amazing thing. You can swim in it, sail on it, scuba dive beneath it and surf on top of it. Then, at the end of a long day at sea, you can even feast on its bounty. But for all the fun you can have playing in the ocean during your Myrtle Beach vacation, fresh seafood is the Grand Strand's tastiest and perhaps best asset. Situated midway between two of the most productive fishing ports on the East Coast, Myrtle Beach offers a virtual buffet of restaurants that serve fresh seafood from the local docks. Murrells Inlet, the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina," is…
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Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Frequently Asked Questions At The Strand

Listed below is a list of frequently asked questions by our guests at The Strand. If you do not find the answer here, feel free to contact us.
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Frequently Asked Questions At The Strand

Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Get ready to jump, flip and soar at one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions - Rockin’ Jump. This ultimate indoor trampoline park will help you get your exercise while also having some fun. One of the best parts about this new hot spot along the coast is that it is located less than a mile from The Strand - so you could even walk there during your stay with us!
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Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Plan Your Summer Party at the Carolina Country Music Fest

What better way to kick off the summer than to head down to Myrtle Beach and enjoy some beachfront country music? The 3rd Annual Carolina Country Music Fest will kick off Thursday, June 8, and run through Sunday, June 11. From food and drink to zip lines and some of country music’s top names, you’re sure to have a weekend that you will not soon forget.
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Plan Your Summer Party at the Carolina Country Music Fest

4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

If you have the winter blues, here’s a way to break out of them — start planning your spring golf getaway to Myrtle Beach now. With the holiday season over, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Start picturing yourself on the Grand Strand links and playing a perfect round of spring golf, because the spring golf season is only a few months away — and now is the best time to book your trip. Booking your golf getaway to The Strand resort early comes with a variety of perks. You’ll have the best choice of accommodations, an ideal climate, an array of courses and the…
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4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

The Christmas Show of the South

There is no better way to spend the winter holidays than with a trip to Myrtle Beach! Whatever it is you are looking for, you will be sure to find it along the Carolina coast. You can shop the days away, walk along the beach, enjoy delicious dining options and watch some of the many holiday shows that the various theaters have to offer. While staying at The Strand Resort, you will be sure to leave holly and jolly and in the Christmas spirit – especially after seeing the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in its 31st season of holiday production! The Carolina Opry is just a short drive…
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The Christmas Show of the South

Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

With mild temperatures and steady sunshine, Myrtle Beach makes a great wintertime retreat if you’re looking to escape the cold. While staying at the oceanfront Strand Resort, you can go for a leisurely walk along the beach, treat yourself to some retail and restaurant therapy along the Boardwalk, or play a few sets of oceanfront sand volleyball.
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Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun and inexpensive activity in Myrtle Beach that the entire family will enjoy? Check out the Children’s Museum of South Carolina! On the third Friday of each month, they host a Family Fun Night that you definitely won’t want to miss. And, with the museum located less than a mile away from (and within easy walking distance of) The Strand Resort, you’ll find a few different dining options located along the way if you decide you want to grab dinner either before or after your visit.
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Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays ahead, you and your loved ones are sure to need a well-deserved break at the end of the stressful season — that is, if you're not too broke from all the Christmas shopping. The Strand has the solution to both issues with our upcoming Cyber Sale, which offers guests the chance to save big on their next Myrtle Beach vacation. And we’re not talking about just any Myrtle Beach vacation, but one that is headquartered at the best spot in town.
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The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

Five Reasons to Book Your Myrtle Beach Vacation Early

Are you stuck at home in the cold right now? Or caught up with work and school? Well, now is the perfect time to lighten up the mood and book a vacation to Myrtle Beach for next spring or summer. While it may seem pretty early, and spontaneous trips can be fun, there are plenty of great reasons why you should book your stay along the Grand Strand far in advance. Here are our top five:
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Five Reasons to Book Your Myrtle Beach Vacation Early

Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun yet relaxing way to spend the Thanksgiving holiday? Myrtle Beach is a great place to do so - plus, you will get to enjoy the amazing fall weather along the Carolina coast. The Strand Resort can even further accommodate your needs with a location right in the heart of downtown. Whether you want to go for a walk along the beach, enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at one of the local restaurants, watch a holiday show, shop or run the Turkey Trot, you won’t be far from any of it while staying at this exquisite boutique resort.
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Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Over the River and Through the Woods

While Myrtle Beach is well-known for its postcard-perfect coastline, there is a whole other world on the Grand Strand waiting for you to explore. Located just a few miles inland in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, within a 15-minute drive of The Strand Resort, you can find rivers, creeks and marshes that offer picturesque views of their own.
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Over the River and Through the Woods

Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

One of the best parts of vacationing is trying all different kinds of new-to-you food. And while sushi is a popular dish along the Grand Strand, it is important to make sure you truly satisfy your palate by eating at the best sushi restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area. Guests at The Strand Resort with an affinity for sushi are in luck, as the boutique resort is centrally located among some of the top sushi spots in town!
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Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Myrtle Beach is known for its breathtaking scenery and multitude of attractions. Well, get ready to see all of its amazing sights from a different perspective. The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, set for October 22 and 23 this year, is back and better than ever!
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Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Experience the Top Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

If you’re prepared to scream at the top of your lungs while having the time of your life, we’ve got just the vacation destination for you. Get ready to flip, spin and soar over the Grand Strand. Whether you want to be slung into the air, live the life of a race car driver or fly high over the Atlantic Ocean, you can do all of those things plus more, all within a close proximity to The Strand Resort.
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Experience the Top Thrill Rides in Myrtle Beach

Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

With the summer season coming to an end and the weather finally cooling down, things are just starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit The Strand in the fall.
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Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Thrill rides, moving theaters, restaurants and gift shops can all be found along the Grand Strand’s renowned Boardwalk. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Boardwalk runs 1.2 miles from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and features all kinds of attractions and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. And, just a short stroll from the Strand Resort, it is the perfect place to take the family for a full day or evening!
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Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Enjoy a Wealth of Extra Amenities at The Strand Resort

While there are no shortage of things to do, places to see and adventures to seek in Myrtle Beach, guests at The Strand Resort may be tempted to stay put and relax at the resort. That’s because, whether you are planning a day for some down time, need to do some work for the office or just want to keep up with your gym schedule, the variety of extra amenities at The Strand has you covered.
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Enjoy a Wealth of Extra Amenities at The Strand Resort

Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Are you an early riser? If so, you are in for a treat at The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach. While vacation is the time to turn off your alarm clock and just relax, waking up before 7 a.m. can have some major benefits that show you a whole different side of the Grand Strand.
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Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

Planning a trip to the pristine Carolina coast? The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach has you covered! Eliminating waits in long lines and time spent on hold, the new and free Strand mobile app offers a number of ways to save time and money while planning your next vacation. It really does not get much easier than having everything you need at your fingertips.
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The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Myrtle Beach is known for its delicious seafood, but that’s far from the only culinary delicacy the Grand Strand has to offer! While enjoying your stay at The Strand resort, don’t forget to check out some of the best-known steak houses on the beach. Offering wide varieties of seafood and steaks, they’ll be sure to please everyone in the family.
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Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

After a long day of soaking up some sun, catching some waves or adventuring around the Grand Strand, a romantic dinner is just what you and your significant other need! Lucky for you, The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach is centrally located near several private dining options perfect for a delicious feast and some alone time.
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Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a great place to race on your Myrtle Beach vacation, speed on over to Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park. Located just a short drive from The Strand Resort, the family-friendly attraction features seven go-kart tracks and offers something for visitors of for all ages. Broadway Grand Prix has recently added new tracks and new attractions to its already amazing lineup of fun rides so your family will have even more racing fun and additional entertainment options.
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New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

With the beach as its backyard and the town of Myrtle Beach outside its front door, the boutique Strand Resort offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family — but keeping everyone happy while getting there can be a challenge.
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5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Filled with fun activities everywhere you look, Myrtle Beach offers the perfect couples’ getaway. Of course, the first stop on your list is going to be the beautiful, white-sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, but after a few days of lying on the beach, building sand castles and collecting seashells, you and your sweetheart may start looking for other activities to enjoy in the summer sun. It shouldn’t take you long to find one, because there are plenty of outdoor activities in the Myrtle Beach area, especially for couples looking to explore on foot, on wheels or from the sky.
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Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

Myrtle Beach offers a thriving bar scene that ranges from hole-in-the-wall bars to gigantic nightclubs. If you love to grab the mic and belt out your favorite songs, there are plenty of places throughout the Grand Strand to get your karaoke groove on. While you’re on vacation in Myrtle Beach at The Strand, take your friends and family out to one of these nearby fun karaoke bars.
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Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

Take to the Air — If You Dare

For Grand Strand vacationers with a strong sense of adventure, one of the best places to seek excitement is up in the air. The Myrtle Beach area offers some of the best and most scenic helicopter tours and parasailing adventures around. If you feel the need to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing, then come on over and air it out!
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Take to the Air — If You Dare

Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

We all love spending time with family, and The Strand Resort provides a great setting for making lifelong memories. With Father’s Day just around the corner, consider taking Dad out for some world-class fishing in the Myrtle Beach area. An activity typically carried out far from the crowds, fishing provides a perfect opportunity for family members to share time together and bond. Imagine getting on that charter boat with Dad for a half or full day of deep-sea fishing in the tranquil blue sea off the Carolina coast. Enjoy the sun as it rises over the horizon as you rig your line for…
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Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Cowboy hat? Check. Flip-flops? Check, check. Room reservations and tickets to the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Festival? What's that, you haven't booked your room and bought your tickets to the June 10-12 concert event of the summer in Myrtle Beach? Here's your chance to stay in the lap of luxury at The Strand and save on accommodations and tickets to the big show. Returning from a wildly successful debut last summer, the Carolina Country Music Fest is back and ready to wow crowds again with a lineup that reads like a who's who in country music. Appearing on the main stage…
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Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Five Ways to Make the Most of Your College Visit to Coastal Carolina

Selecting the college you or your child will attend is a major life decision, and a short campus visit may be your only chance to gather all the information you need to make a wise choice. But that doesn't mean you can't have a good time while checking out your home for the next four years, especially when visiting Coastal Carolina University in nearby Conway. Located off Highway 501 about 12 miles from the Myrtle Beach coast, CCU is a public, liberal arts institution that recently grew to more than 10,000 students. The vibrant campus offers more than 70 baccalaureate and 17…
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Five Ways to Make the Most of Your College Visit to Coastal Carolina

Get Down and Dirty at Carolina Backwoods ATV

Millions of vacationers come to the Carolina coast each year to relax in the Grand Strand sand, but only the adventurous ever discover the muddy side of the Myrtle Beach area. For all the pristine beaches and sand dunes that line the shore, there are acres of mud holes and dirt ramps on the swampy inland areas that are perfect for getting down and dirty. For the uninitiated, the proper Southern terminology, at least in these parts, is muddin' - as in "It rained last night. Let's hop on the four-wheeler and go muddin'." It usually involves an ATV (all-terrain vehicle, or four-wheeler)…
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Get Down and Dirty at Carolina Backwoods ATV

Take a Winter Break at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

If your summer vacation is already fading into a distant memory and you need a break before feeling the full brunt of winter, make your escape to Myrtle Beach for a much-needed and well-deserved getaway. Stay at The Strand for recently renovated rooms with ocean views, and take in all the fun things there is to see and do on the Grand Strand in the winter. Here are some of our guests' favorite wintertime activities while they're not resting and relaxing at The Strand:
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Take a Winter Break at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand is magically transformed into a warmer version of a winter wonderland at Christmas time, and The Strand Resort is your holiday home away from home to see and attend all the great events, festivals and shows Myrtle Beach has to offer. Spend all day and night taking in the holiday sights and sounds, then head back to The Strand and relax before doing it all over again. Here’s a list of some of the fun holiday activities on tap this season:
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Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

Sleep With the Sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Don't get us wrong. The Strand's friendly staff would love for you to be our guests and spend every night of your Myrtle Beach vacation in our luxurious resort. But we would certainly understand if you decide to check out this unique overnight opportunity at Ripley's Aquarium with the "Sleep with the Sharks" event. The 85,000 square foot facility, which features 1.2 million gallons of water, is home to all kinds of aquatic sea life on display at the Broadway at the Beach Complex. Ripley's Aquarium recently added this sleepover activity to its lineup, giving guests the rare opportunity…
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Sleep With the Sharks at Ripley’s Aquarium in Myrtle Beach

Top Six Places to Take Family Photos in Myrtle Beach This Fall

This may be your last Myrtle Beach vacation before winter, so you want to soak up every precious second. The best way to make it last is to capture the experience in pictures with some scenic family photos. Of course, the beach is the obvious choice. The Grand Strand's picturesque white-sand shores, blue-green waters and sea oats-filled dunes provide the perfect backdrop for family and couples photos. The popular group shots where the women wear white dresses and the men don white shirts and khakis, come out so pretty that people will think they came with the frame, so maybe you want…
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Top Six Places to Take Family Photos in Myrtle Beach This Fall

Check out These Myrtle Beach Attractions Before They Shut Down This Offseason

The fall is a wonderful time of year to visit Myrtle Beach, but the clock is ticking if you want to enjoy all the great things the Grand Strand has to offer. Sometime between the peak of the tourism season in the summer, when there are more than a half million people on the 60-mile stretch of white sand beaches, and the offseason, when only locals and snowbirds are in town, many of the area's top attractions shut down for the winter. Myrtle Beach used to turn into a total ghost town in the offseason but now there are plenty of year-round alternatives for shopping, dining and…
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Check out These Myrtle Beach Attractions Before They Shut Down This Offseason

Top 5 Places to Watch the Football Games in Myrtle Beach

The 2015 college football and NFL seasons kick off in September, which also happens to be the perfect time of year for a Myrtle Beach fall vacation. But you don't have to choose between a beach retreat and ball game when you spend a weekend at The Strand Resort. With cozy accommodations that include flat-screen TVs and oceanfront balconies, you can keep one eye on the games and the other on the Atlantic Ocean as long as your game is televised. And for those who want to follow a specific game, there are numerous sports bars in Myrtle Beach that can show any game that is being televised…
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Top 5 Places to Watch the Football Games in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Some of the most fun you can have in Myrtle Beach isn’t on dry land. From the open ocean just offshore to the backwaters of the Intracoastal Waterway, watersports provide guests at The Strand the ultimate opportunity for a splashing good time and a vacation memory that will last a lifetime. Here are the top five watersports activities on the Grand Strand.
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Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Labor Day weekend is approaching fast, and so is the fall festival season in Myrtle Beach. The end of the busy tourist season culminates in a wide variety of special events in September, October, and November, and The Strand is the place to stay for a fun fall getaway. Located on the oceanfront in downtown Myrtle Beach, The Strand is only walking distance to the fun and festivities at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and a short drive to the popular shopping, dining and entertainment complex Broadway at the Beach, where most of the events are held. You can relax in luxury at The Strand and…
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Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Pelicans Offer Baseball, Family Fun

There’s a new game in town, or at least a new home team for Myrtle Beach to support. But Grand Strand baseball fans can expect the same quality teams, talent and family-friendly entertainment at the ol’ ballpark. The Myrtle Beach Pelicans, the Advanced Class A minor-league baseball team, made the transition to a new parent club in 2015, becoming a member of the Chicago Cubs farm system. The addition of the Cubs, the top-ranked minor-league system in baseball, according to several recent polls and surveys, means more than great baseball. It also puts a new spin on the long-standing…
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Myrtle Beach Pelicans Offer Baseball, Family Fun

The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

The term "barbecue" means different things to different people, varying depending on your personal preference and the region of the country from which you hail. Fortunately for folks with discriminating BBQ taste buds, the Myrtle Beach area is a melting pot of methods and meats - so vacationers from all over the country and world can pick and choose their own versions of 'cue.
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The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

One of the Grand Strand area's iconic restaurants is the Ciao Italian Restaurant. This family owned restaurant takes pride in providing an ultimate dining experience. They achieve this goal by giving customers the traditional Italian feel. Customers will feel like they are traveling to Italy with every bite, without the cost. You will experience the traditional feel from the food to the wine to the service. Only a few miles from The Strand Resort, guests shouldn’t hesitate to ask our staff for directions or to make reservations.
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Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

One of the best parts about brunch is that you can have sweet or savory dishes, or both. Not to mention, it is one of the only time’s alcohol in the early morning is acceptable. Lucky for you, Myrtle Beach is home to some of the top brunch options around - you will not be disappointed. Whether you are looking to have a beer with a hearty omelet, or some fresh orange juice with some Bananas Foster French Toast, we have the perfect guide so you can choose the best brunch option for the family - all within close proximity to the Strand Resort!
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Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

Great Dining Options for the Foodie in the Family

One of the best parts about going on vacation is all of the different type of food you get to try. Lucky for you, some of the top places to eat are not far from the Strand Resort. So while you aren't lounging on the beach or by the pool, check out some of the foodies favorite places.
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Great Dining Options for the Foodie in the Family

Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun yet relaxing way to spend the Thanksgiving holiday? Myrtle Beach is a great place to do so - plus, you will get to enjoy the amazing fall weather along the Carolina coast. The Strand Resort can even further accommodate your needs with a location right in the heart of downtown. Whether you want to go for a walk along the beach, enjoy Thanksgiving dinner at one of the local restaurants, watch a holiday show, shop or run the Turkey Trot, you won’t be far from any of it while staying at this exquisite boutique resort.
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Gobble ’Til You Wobble in Myrtle Beach

Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

One of the best parts of vacationing is trying all different kinds of new-to-you food. And while sushi is a popular dish along the Grand Strand, it is important to make sure you truly satisfy your palate by eating at the best sushi restaurants in the Myrtle Beach area. Guests at The Strand Resort with an affinity for sushi are in luck, as the boutique resort is centrally located among some of the top sushi spots in town!
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Tempt Your Taste Buds With Myrtle Beach’s Best Sushi

Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Thrill rides, moving theaters, restaurants and gift shops can all be found along the Grand Strand’s renowned Boardwalk. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Boardwalk runs 1.2 miles from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and features all kinds of attractions and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. And, just a short stroll from the Strand Resort, it is the perfect place to take the family for a full day or evening!
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Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Myrtle Beach is known for its delicious seafood, but that’s far from the only culinary delicacy the Grand Strand has to offer! While enjoying your stay at The Strand resort, don’t forget to check out some of the best-known steak houses on the beach. Offering wide varieties of seafood and steaks, they’ll be sure to please everyone in the family.
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Guests Don’t Have to Stray Far from the Strand Resort for Great Surf and Turf

Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

After a long day of soaking up some sun, catching some waves or adventuring around the Grand Strand, a romantic dinner is just what you and your significant other need! Lucky for you, The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach is centrally located near several private dining options perfect for a delicious feast and some alone time.
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Dinner for Two: Romantic Dining Near The Strand

5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

With the beach as its backyard and the town of Myrtle Beach outside its front door, the boutique Strand Resort offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family — but keeping everyone happy while getting there can be a challenge.
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5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

Myrtle Beach offers a thriving bar scene that ranges from hole-in-the-wall bars to gigantic nightclubs. If you love to grab the mic and belt out your favorite songs, there are plenty of places throughout the Grand Strand to get your karaoke groove on. While you’re on vacation in Myrtle Beach at The Strand, take your friends and family out to one of these nearby fun karaoke bars.
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Karaoke Bars Near The Strand Boutique Resort

The Best BBQ Spots in Myrtle Beach

South Carolina is known for its amazing BBQ, and the Fourth of July is the perfect time to enjoy this all-American meal. After a long day of swimming in the pool or relaxing on the beach at The Strand, you’re sure to be hungry — so here’s a list of a few of the area’s most delicious BBQ joints.
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The Best BBQ Spots in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

The most important part of every Valentine's Day date isn't the flowers or the candies, or even the fancy dinner, although all those things help add up to a successful date. But the part that really reaches her heart comes after dinner, as in dessert. That's the icing on the cake to a great Valentine's date, and Myrtle Beach offers plenty of tasty alternatives. Whether you order dessert at the same place you dine or pick a special spot for an after-dinner treat, you can find a long list of local bakeries, ice cream parlors and other sugar shacks to satisfy your sweetheart's sweet…
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Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

The ocean is truly an amazing thing. You can swim in it, sail on it, scuba dive beneath it and surf on top of it. Then, at the end of a long day at sea, you can even feast on its bounty. But for all the fun you can have playing in the ocean during your Myrtle Beach vacation, fresh seafood is the Grand Strand's tastiest and perhaps best asset. Situated midway between two of the most productive fishing ports on the East Coast, Myrtle Beach offers a virtual buffet of restaurants that serve fresh seafood from the local docks. Murrells Inlet, the "Seafood Capital of South Carolina," is…
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Top 5 Seafood Restaurants in Myrtle Beach

Looking for Fun, Food, and Fabulous Shopping in Myrtle Beach? Try Broadway at the Beach

There are plenty of places to go to find fun, shopping, and dining in Myrtle Beach. But there’s only one Broadway at the Beach. It’s pretty much a fun and entertainment smorgasbord—on steroids. And best yet, it’s located just a mile from Breakers Resort.
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Looking for Fun, Food, and Fabulous Shopping in Myrtle Beach? Try Broadway at the Beach

Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Summer is full of laughter, family beach days and festivals that last all summer long in Myrtle Beach. Family friendly entertainment during your stay at The Strand Resort right in the heart of it all. With a wide variety of special events on the Grand Strand celebrating everything from food and music to talent and local life, chances are good that you'll find something your family will love.
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Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Get Ready to Battle for the Paddle

Are you looking for a competitive way to show off your kayaking skills? Or maybe just a fun paddle out while relaxing? Check out the Grand Strand’s Battle for the Paddle - a 9 mile kayak race that begins at Danny Knight Landing and ends at Old Reaves Ferry Landing. It is a fun way to compete against family, friends, or other fellow paddlers. If you need help figuring out how to get there, no worries, the Strand Resort staff is eager to help!
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Get Ready to Battle for the Paddle

Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Get ready to jump, flip and soar at one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions - Rockin’ Jump. This ultimate indoor trampoline park will help you get your exercise while also having some fun. One of the best parts about this new hot spot along the coast is that it is located less than a mile from The Strand - so you could even walk there during your stay with us!
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Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

Are you looking for the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day weekend? Well, look no further! We have a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay at The Strand boutique resort while enjoying some romantic time with your significant other. Whether you are trying to find the ideal restaurant, a humorous show or just a nice place to take a stroll, we’ve got you covered.
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Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

New Attractions for 2017 You Don’t want to miss

Myrtle Beach is promising another exciting year of some great new attractions. Here are a few new things to expect on your next Myrtle Beach vacation for 2017. While staying as a guest at the The Strand Resort, make sure to add the following to you must do list.
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New Attractions for 2017 You Don’t want to miss

The Christmas Show of the South

There is no better way to spend the winter holidays than with a trip to Myrtle Beach! Whatever it is you are looking for, you will be sure to find it along the Carolina coast. You can shop the days away, walk along the beach, enjoy delicious dining options and watch some of the many holiday shows that the various theaters have to offer. While staying at The Strand Resort, you will be sure to leave holly and jolly and in the Christmas spirit – especially after seeing the Carolina Opry Christmas Special in its 31st season of holiday production! The Carolina Opry is just a short drive…
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The Christmas Show of the South

Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun and inexpensive activity in Myrtle Beach that the entire family will enjoy? Check out the Children’s Museum of South Carolina! On the third Friday of each month, they host a Family Fun Night that you definitely won’t want to miss. And, with the museum located less than a mile away from (and within easy walking distance of) The Strand Resort, you’ll find a few different dining options located along the way if you decide you want to grab dinner either before or after your visit.
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Family Fun Night in Myrtle Beach

The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays ahead, you and your loved ones are sure to need a well-deserved break at the end of the stressful season — that is, if you're not too broke from all the Christmas shopping. The Strand has the solution to both issues with our upcoming Cyber Sale, which offers guests the chance to save big on their next Myrtle Beach vacation. And we’re not talking about just any Myrtle Beach vacation, but one that is headquartered at the best spot in town.
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The Strand’s Cyber Sale Offers Boutique Hotel Experience on a Bargain Budget

Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Myrtle Beach is known for its breathtaking scenery and multitude of attractions. Well, get ready to see all of its amazing sights from a different perspective. The Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon, set for October 22 and 23 this year, is back and better than ever!
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Another Good Reason to Run to Myrtle Beach This Fall

Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

With the summer season coming to an end and the weather finally cooling down, things are just starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit The Strand in the fall.
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Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Thrill rides, moving theaters, restaurants and gift shops can all be found along the Grand Strand’s renowned Boardwalk. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Boardwalk runs 1.2 miles from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and features all kinds of attractions and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. And, just a short stroll from the Strand Resort, it is the perfect place to take the family for a full day or evening!
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Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

Are you an early riser? If so, you are in for a treat at The Strand resort in Myrtle Beach. While vacation is the time to turn off your alarm clock and just relax, waking up before 7 a.m. can have some major benefits that show you a whole different side of the Grand Strand.
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Reasons to Rise Early at The Strand in Myrtle Beach

The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

Planning a trip to the pristine Carolina coast? The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach has you covered! Eliminating waits in long lines and time spent on hold, the new and free Strand mobile app offers a number of ways to save time and money while planning your next vacation. It really does not get much easier than having everything you need at your fingertips.
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The Strand Mobile App Puts Trip Resources and Tools at Your Fingertips

New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a great place to race on your Myrtle Beach vacation, speed on over to Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park. Located just a short drive from The Strand Resort, the family-friendly attraction features seven go-kart tracks and offers something for visitors of for all ages. Broadway Grand Prix has recently added new tracks and new attractions to its already amazing lineup of fun rides so your family will have even more racing fun and additional entertainment options.
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New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Filled with fun activities everywhere you look, Myrtle Beach offers the perfect couples’ getaway. Of course, the first stop on your list is going to be the beautiful, white-sand beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, but after a few days of lying on the beach, building sand castles and collecting seashells, you and your sweetheart may start looking for other activities to enjoy in the summer sun. It shouldn’t take you long to find one, because there are plenty of outdoor activities in the Myrtle Beach area, especially for couples looking to explore on foot, on wheels or from the sky.
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Outdoor Activities Made for Two on the Grand Strand

Take to the Air — If You Dare

For Grand Strand vacationers with a strong sense of adventure, one of the best places to seek excitement is up in the air. The Myrtle Beach area offers some of the best and most scenic helicopter tours and parasailing adventures around. If you feel the need to get your heart pumping and your adrenaline flowing, then come on over and air it out!
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Take to the Air — If You Dare

Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

We all love spending time with family, and The Strand Resort provides a great setting for making lifelong memories. With Father’s Day just around the corner, consider taking Dad out for some world-class fishing in the Myrtle Beach area. An activity typically carried out far from the crowds, fishing provides a perfect opportunity for family members to share time together and bond. Imagine getting on that charter boat with Dad for a half or full day of deep-sea fishing in the tranquil blue sea off the Carolina coast. Enjoy the sun as it rises over the horizon as you rig your line for…
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Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Cowboy hat? Check. Flip-flops? Check, check. Room reservations and tickets to the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Festival? What's that, you haven't booked your room and bought your tickets to the June 10-12 concert event of the summer in Myrtle Beach? Here's your chance to stay in the lap of luxury at The Strand and save on accommodations and tickets to the big show. Returning from a wildly successful debut last summer, the Carolina Country Music Fest is back and ready to wow crowds again with a lineup that reads like a who's who in country music. Appearing on the main stage…
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Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Top 5 Flower Shops for Your Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach

You've got everything lined up for the perfect Valentine's Day in Myrtle Beach. Oceanfront room at The Strand? Check. Reservations at a romantic restaurant? Check. Chocolates and a heartfelt card? Check, check. Now the only things you need are the ... FLOWERS. How could you forget the flowers? Actually, it's not that uncommon for guys to go the whole nine yards for Valentine's only to drop the ball on the flowers. For starters, all the above mentioned Valentine's rituals can be planned weeks in advance. Flowers need to be fresh, so guys often wait until the last minute and end up…
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Top 5 Flower Shops for Your Valentine’s Day in Myrtle Beach

Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand is magically transformed into a warmer version of a winter wonderland at Christmas time, and The Strand Resort is your holiday home away from home to see and attend all the great events, festivals and shows Myrtle Beach has to offer. Spend all day and night taking in the holiday sights and sounds, then head back to The Strand and relax before doing it all over again. Here’s a list of some of the fun holiday activities on tap this season:
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Spend a Splendid Holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

Experience a Dickens Christmas Tradition in Myrtle Beach

The Grand Strand goes all out for the holidays with dozens of parades, light displays and theatrical performances. But there's one tradition that stands out above the rest - the Dickens Christmas Show & Festivals - which hosts its 34th annual installment on Nov. 12-15. Held at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center, which is only a short walk from The Strand Resort, the event features a 100,000 square foot Christmas village filled with decorations, shopping venues and entertainment for the whole family. Based on the timeless holiday classic “A Christmas Carol”, this award-winning,…
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Experience a Dickens Christmas Tradition in Myrtle Beach

Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Some of the most fun you can have in Myrtle Beach isn’t on dry land. From the open ocean just offshore to the backwaters of the Intracoastal Waterway, watersports provide guests at The Strand the ultimate opportunity for a splashing good time and a vacation memory that will last a lifetime. Here are the top five watersports activities on the Grand Strand.
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Top 5 Watersports in Myrtle Beach

Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Labor Day weekend is approaching fast, and so is the fall festival season in Myrtle Beach. The end of the busy tourist season culminates in a wide variety of special events in September, October, and November, and The Strand is the place to stay for a fun fall getaway. Located on the oceanfront in downtown Myrtle Beach, The Strand is only walking distance to the fun and festivities at the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk and a short drive to the popular shopping, dining and entertainment complex Broadway at the Beach, where most of the events are held. You can relax in luxury at The Strand and…
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Make The Strand Your Home Base for Fall Festivals in Myrtle Beach

Carolina Country Music Fest Coming to Myrtle Beach

Hold on to your cowboy hats … the big one is coming. Country music fans in Myrtle Beach and beyond have good reason to click their booted heels, as the inaugural Carolina Country Music Fest is coming HERE, to Myrtle Beach, June 5-7. The three-day Myrtle Beach festival on the beach will feature Eric Church, Lady Antebellum, Hunter Hayes, Big & Rich and more. Yes, more. Who could possibly add to that? Oh, you’ll see soon enough. New acts, over 30 in total, will be announced weekly. Just picture it: toes in the sand, wind in your hair, and the sounds of your own cheers along with…
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Carolina Country Music Fest Coming to Myrtle Beach

4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

If you have the winter blues, here’s a way to break out of them — start planning your spring golf getaway to Myrtle Beach now. With the holiday season over, it’s time to start planning your next vacation. Start picturing yourself on the Grand Strand links and playing a perfect round of spring golf, because the spring golf season is only a few months away — and now is the best time to book your trip. Booking your golf getaway to The Strand resort early comes with a variety of perks. You’ll have the best choice of accommodations, an ideal climate, an array of courses and the…
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4 Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Spring Golf Trip Early

Calling All Golfers: Myrtle Beach Fall Classic Opens Top Courses for Play

Imagine playing the Grand Strand's best courses - all in one week. Here's your chance with the inaugural Myrtle Beach Fall Classic, and upstart tournament that will be held at eight of the top-rated layouts among the more than 100 golf courses in the Myrtle Beach area. Scheduled for November 17-20, the Myrtle Beach Fall Classic allows golfers to take their best shots the Grand Strand's best courses for a $325 entry fee, which includes four rounds of golf, two post-round functions with food and drink and a gift bag loaded with Myrtle Beach golf apparel and memorabilia.
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Calling All Golfers: Myrtle Beach Fall Classic Opens Top Courses for Play

Day Tripping:  Leave the mainland and enjoy untouched Nature, Bald Head Island.

As a guest at The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach, you are in the heart of all of the action. With the best restaurants, attractions, beach amenities, you name it, you are right where you need to be for that family vacation of a lifetime. But, how about a day discovering something new, and trying something completely different?
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Day Tripping:  Leave the mainland and enjoy untouched Nature, Bald Head Island.

Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Summer is full of laughter, family beach days and festivals that last all summer long in Myrtle Beach. Family friendly entertainment during your stay at The Strand Resort right in the heart of it all. With a wide variety of special events on the Grand Strand celebrating everything from food and music to talent and local life, chances are good that you'll find something your family will love.
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Celebrate summer right in Myrtle Beach with Endless Fun for the family.

Fun-Filled Day of Adventure with Adult Beverages in Myrtle Beach

Kick back and relax. Grab a drink and take it easy. After all, you are on vacation, right? As a guest at The Strand Resort, we know that the ocean beckons you, but after a few days on the beach, you will get thirsty. The Grand Strand has some great options for you to be able to quench that thirst. This world is filled with sweet wine, craft brews and even a favorite Southern spirit, moonshine! Let us show you how to sip and celebrate in paradise.
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Fun-Filled Day of Adventure with Adult Beverages in Myrtle Beach

Memorial Day Weekend Officially Kicks Off the Summer Fun Here in Myrtle Beach

Memorial Day weekend is the traditional start of the summer season on the Grand Strand and is the perfect time to experience the ultimate Myrtle Beach vacation. From festivals and fireworks to parades and picnics, what a great time to book your stay at Dayton House Resort in downtown Myrtle Beach.
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Memorial Day Weekend Officially Kicks Off the Summer Fun Here in Myrtle Beach

The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

The term "barbecue" means different things to different people, varying depending on your personal preference and the region of the country from which you hail. Fortunately for folks with discriminating BBQ taste buds, the Myrtle Beach area is a melting pot of methods and meats - so vacationers from all over the country and world can pick and choose their own versions of 'cue.
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The Top 5 Places for Barbecue in Myrtle Beach … However You Like It

Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

One of the Grand Strand area's iconic restaurants is the Ciao Italian Restaurant. This family owned restaurant takes pride in providing an ultimate dining experience. They achieve this goal by giving customers the traditional Italian feel. Customers will feel like they are traveling to Italy with every bite, without the cost. You will experience the traditional feel from the food to the wine to the service. Only a few miles from The Strand Resort, guests shouldn’t hesitate to ask our staff for directions or to make reservations.
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Who Needs to Travel to Italy When Myrtle Beach has Ciao Italian Restaurant?

Top 5 “Must Try” Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach Area

Who wants to cook when they are on a Myrtle Beach Vacation, or any vacation? Don’t you worry as a guest at The Strand Resort; you will be able to choose from 1,700 restaurants in the Grand Strand area. These aren’t your typical same old restaurants, with colorful venues and locations; you will never want to leave.
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Top 5 “Must Try” Restaurants in the Myrtle Beach Area

Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

One of the best parts about brunch is that you can have sweet or savory dishes, or both. Not to mention, it is one of the only time’s alcohol in the early morning is acceptable. Lucky for you, Myrtle Beach is home to some of the top brunch options around - you will not be disappointed. Whether you are looking to have a beer with a hearty omelet, or some fresh orange juice with some Bananas Foster French Toast, we have the perfect guide so you can choose the best brunch option for the family - all within close proximity to the Strand Resort!
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Top 5 Brunch Spots Along the Grand Strand

Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Get ready to jump, flip and soar at one of Myrtle Beach’s newest attractions - Rockin’ Jump. This ultimate indoor trampoline park will help you get your exercise while also having some fun. One of the best parts about this new hot spot along the coast is that it is located less than a mile from The Strand - so you could even walk there during your stay with us!
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Bounce Your Way to Big Fun at Myrtle Beach’s Rockin’ Jump

Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

Are you looking for the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day weekend? Well, look no further! We have a few tips and tricks to help you make the most of your stay at The Strand boutique resort while enjoying some romantic time with your significant other. Whether you are trying to find the ideal restaurant, a humorous show or just a nice place to take a stroll, we’ve got you covered.
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Fall in Love With Myrtle Beach This Valentine’s Weekend

Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

With mild temperatures and steady sunshine, Myrtle Beach makes a great wintertime retreat if you’re looking to escape the cold. While staying at the oceanfront Strand Resort, you can go for a leisurely walk along the beach, treat yourself to some retail and restaurant therapy along the Boardwalk, or play a few sets of oceanfront sand volleyball.
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Bump, Jump and Spike on Over to the New Oceanfront Volleyball Courts

Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

With the summer season coming to an end and the weather finally cooling down, things are just starting to heat up in Myrtle Beach. There are so many great reasons to visit The Strand in the fall.
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Fall 2016 Myrtle Beach Events

New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

If you are looking for a great place to race on your Myrtle Beach vacation, speed on over to Broadway Grand Prix Family Race Park. Located just a short drive from The Strand Resort, the family-friendly attraction features seven go-kart tracks and offers something for visitors of for all ages. Broadway Grand Prix has recently added new tracks and new attractions to its already amazing lineup of fun rides so your family will have even more racing fun and additional entertainment options.
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New Tracks and Attractions at Broadway Grand Prix in Myrtle Beach

5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

With the beach as its backyard and the town of Myrtle Beach outside its front door, the boutique Strand Resort offers plenty of fun activities for the whole family — but keeping everyone happy while getting there can be a challenge.
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5 Tips for Traveling to Myrtle Beach with Kids

Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

We all love spending time with family, and The Strand Resort provides a great setting for making lifelong memories. With Father’s Day just around the corner, consider taking Dad out for some world-class fishing in the Myrtle Beach area. An activity typically carried out far from the crowds, fishing provides a perfect opportunity for family members to share time together and bond. Imagine getting on that charter boat with Dad for a half or full day of deep-sea fishing in the tranquil blue sea off the Carolina coast. Enjoy the sun as it rises over the horizon as you rig your line for…
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Reel In Some Myrtle Beach Memories With Dad on Father’s Day

Get Wet and Wild at Myrtle Beach’s Area Water Parks

The Grand Strand already has nature's ultimate water park — a 60-mile stretch of Carolina coastline boasting beautiful white-sand beaches and the Atlantic Ocean serving as a real-world wave pool. But the Myrtle Beach area is also home to several man-made aquatic thrill parks featuring some state-of-the-art waterslides and other rides to give your family a change of pace from a day at the beach. Here are three popular water parks that are open to the public, plus one that is just for our guests at The Strand.
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Get Wet and Wild at Myrtle Beach’s Area Water Parks

Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Cowboy hat? Check. Flip-flops? Check, check. Room reservations and tickets to the Second Annual Carolina Country Music Festival? What's that, you haven't booked your room and bought your tickets to the June 10-12 concert event of the summer in Myrtle Beach? Here's your chance to stay in the lap of luxury at The Strand and save on accommodations and tickets to the big show. Returning from a wildly successful debut last summer, the Carolina Country Music Fest is back and ready to wow crowds again with a lineup that reads like a who's who in country music. Appearing on the main stage…
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Experience the Carolina Country Music Festival in Style at The Strand

Mix Business with Pleasure at The Strand, Myrtle Beach

The Myrtle Beach oceanfront is lined with full-service resorts designed to provide fun for couples, groups and the whole family. The inland area boasts a few business-friendly hotels with all the basics but without the beach, pools and other amenities. If only there were an upscale resort on the oceanfront that offered all the best for both business and pleasure. Well, now there is thanks to the recent opening of The Strand in Myrtle Beach. Featuring a state-of-the-art business center, complete with a full bar and business lounge, The Strand offers all the comfort and convenience one…
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Mix Business with Pleasure at The Strand, Myrtle Beach

Major Upgrades Make The Strand a Premiere Oceanfront Resort

You may have stayed at oceanfront resorts on the Grand Strand, but you haven't stayed anywhere like The Strand in Myrtle Beach. That's because The Strand, previously part of the Breakers Resort property, has undergone major renovations to become the only boutique hotel on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront and one of the premiere resorts on the Grand Strand. Designed with the comfort of our guests in mind, The Strand takes your vacation experience to the next level of luxury. Completely renovated rooms come with modern fixtures and furnishings that allow you to feel right at home and the…
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Major Upgrades Make The Strand a Premiere Oceanfront Resort

Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

The most important part of every Valentine's Day date isn't the flowers or the candies, or even the fancy dinner, although all those things help add up to a successful date. But the part that really reaches her heart comes after dinner, as in dessert. That's the icing on the cake to a great Valentine's date, and Myrtle Beach offers plenty of tasty alternatives. Whether you order dessert at the same place you dine or pick a special spot for an after-dinner treat, you can find a long list of local bakeries, ice cream parlors and other sugar shacks to satisfy your sweetheart's sweet…
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Top 5 Places to Enjoy Valentine’s Day Dessert in Myrtle Beach

Welcome to The Strand ... and Our New Website

The Strand now has a brand-new website to match the recently renovated resort, and both are excited to welcome you as a visitor. In fact, www.thestrandmyrtlebeach.com is your one-stop spot to book your dream vacation. Take a tour of our site and check out all the new and improved changes to the resort. Here's a quick overview of our tabs at the top of the page:
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Welcome to The Strand ... and Our New Website

Myrtle Beach From A to Z

We have most everything covered from A to Z when it comes to Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand. From attractions to golf, to restaurants and more, enjoy reading through our alphabetical list of things to do, eat and see!
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Myrtle Beach From A to Z

Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Thrill rides, moving theaters, restaurants and gift shops can all be found along the Grand Strand’s renowned Boardwalk. Located in the heart of Myrtle Beach, the Boardwalk runs 1.2 miles from the 2nd Avenue Pier to the 14th Avenue Pier and features all kinds of attractions and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. And, just a short stroll from the Strand Resort, it is the perfect place to take the family for a full day or evening!
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Make a Day of the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk

Looking for Fun, Food, and Fabulous Shopping in Myrtle Beach? Try Broadway at the Beach

There are plenty of places to go to find fun, shopping, and dining in Myrtle Beach. But there’s only one Broadway at the Beach. It’s pretty much a fun and entertainment smorgasbord—on steroids. And best yet, it’s located just a mile from Breakers Resort.
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Looking for Fun, Food, and Fabulous Shopping in Myrtle Beach? Try Broadway at the Beach