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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. 

Ring in 2018 in Grand Strand Style With These New Year’s Festivities

Time to celebrate and have fun, check out the exciting things you can do in Myrtle Beach to ring in 2018!
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Enjoy the holiday Season in Myrtle Beach

So many great things to do and memories to make this holiday season along the Grand Strand.
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Get Ready. Set. Shop.

Time to plan that shopping day known as Black Friday. As a guest at The Strand Resort, we have helped map out a plan while shopping at Coastal Grand Mall.
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Fresh-Baked Goods for your Holiday Vacation to Myrtle Beach

Need to find that perfect bakery to grab your holiday treats for your family this holiday season? We have some great options for you!
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Heat Up Your Winter Getaway With These Myrtle Beach Holiday Happenings

The Grand Strand has so many wonderful things to do during the holiday season from shopping, shows to many great restaurants to choose from, start planning today.
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Early Birds Get the Best Vacation Deals at The Strand Resort

Great Cyber Monday deals on the horizon, make sure to check them out for amazing savings on your next Myrtle Beach vacation.
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Time to Book Your Spring Vacation in Myrtle Beach

Look at all of the great reasons to book early for your next spring vacation.
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Experience a Fun Night out on the Town in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a fun night out, check out all of the great places you can go to unwind and have fun all night.
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Visit The Scariest Ghost Dwellings During Your Halloween Vacation to Myrtle Beach

Enjoy Halloween with scary tours, haunted houses, ghost walks and so much more, plan your weekend today in Myrtle Beach.
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Cooler Temperatures Tempt the Outdoor Adventurer in All of Us

Looking for some great ways to spend time outdoors during the fall season.
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Toast to the View:  The Top 5 Spots on the Grand Strand for Cocktails with a Rooftop View

Enjoy the views, the open air and tasty drink and food, here is a list of the top 5 rooftop bar in the Myrtle Beach area.
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The 5 Most Popular Sunset Cruises in Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is known for the beautiful sunrises over the Atlantic Ocean, but want to know the secret places to see the perfect sunset? Check out the list we have put together for you to enjoy and discover a different side of the Grand Strand.
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Celebrate fall in Myrtle Beach with festivals, cooler weather and good friends.

If you are looking for some fun during the fall on your next Myrtle Beach getaway, check out the list of festivities for you to add to your must do list.
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Labor Day Weekend Celebrations with Coastal Uncorked Food and Wine Festival

It may be the end of summer, but we can celebrate the start of fall together here in Myrtle Beach with some great food, fun and live entertainment.
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Top 5 Souvenir Shops

Looking for the perfect souvenir for you to take home as a memory of your Myrtle Beach vacation? Look no further, we have some of the best options for you to explore.
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The View is Completely Different From Above

Ready to head to new heights and discover Myrtle Beach from a different view? Check out our options for you on your next Myrtle Beach Vacation.
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Celebrate the End of Summer on Labor Day Weekend in Myrtle Beach

Looking for a weekend getaway with the upcoming 3-days off to celebrate Labor Day? Head to Myrtle Beach for fun festivals, fireworks and great food, check out the things you can do as we enter fall.
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Experience On-Pier Dining in Myrtle Beach

Great views, fresh food, fishing, entertainment and more, check out the on-pier dining options in Myrtle Beach.
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House of Blues, the Soul Food You Have Been Missing

Live entertainment, food for the soul and an amazing venue for great fun, right in the heart of Barefoot Landing.
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Happy Shouldn’t Be Limited to Just One Hour

Check out some of the best Happy Hour spots at Broadway at the Beach and start planning today!
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RipTydz is Among the Four New Dining Options Along the Grand Strand

Heading to the Strand Resort this summer in Myrtle Beach and looking for some new dining options to try? No fear, Myrtle Beach is exploding with new places to tempt your palate. With many new places popping up all over the Grand Strand, we are giving you four new establishments to choose from with locations varying from The Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, to Broadway at the Beach, and even the old location of Planet Hollywood.
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Myrtle Beach Has the Right Recipe for Summer Fun and Festivals

In addition to the wide selection of fun activities available to The Strand Resort guests — both on the oceanfront property and in the surrounding area — Myrtle Beach also kicks things up a notch with a plethora of summer festivals. Dance to the beat of the music, feast on great food and good times, and watch fireworks explode over the ocean at the many parties taking place on the Grand Strand this summer.
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Celebrations, Fireworks and Fourth of July

Heading to Myrtle Beach and The Strand Resort this Fourth of July to celebrate and enjoy your family adventure? What a great time to come and visit as summer is at its peak and the Atlantic waters are heating up. There are so many attractions, restaurants and shopping to do that you will never get bored. But, what about the celebrations around this great National holiday?
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Make Sure Your Follow the Local Beach Laws on Your Myrtle Beach Vacation.

Here at he Dayton House Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront, we want our guests to have a fun and safe summer vacation experience. That means enjoying the Atlantic oceanfront, summertime activities while also following the local beach laws.
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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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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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