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The ‘Nice List’: A Rundown of the Grand Strand’s Holiday Events and Activities

While the Grand Strand’s usual holiday-season weather may not bring to mind the snow-covered scenes most of us envision when thinking of Christmas, there is still an impressive list of festive holiday traditions visitors to the Myrtle Beach area can enjoy. In fact, many of the Carolina coast’s time-tested holiday events and activities have...

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Catch Some Live College Football During Your Myrtle Beach Vacation

The passions, pageantry, spirit and traditions of college football are hard to top in any American sport, whether amateur or professional. And for fall visitors to the Myrtle Beach area, nearby Coastal Carolina University offers the opportunity to catch all of the sport’s excitement live and in person — without the hard-to-navigate crowds and...

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How Can I Protect My Home Against Thieves When I Travel?

All of us tend to get excited about our vacation-travel plans — especially when our getaway destination of choice is the attraction-filled Grand Strand. But unfortunately, travelers aren’t the only ones who get excited about vacations — as our treks to exciting and faraway places also offer the perfect opportunity for thieves to break into...

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Explore Our Fall Festival Lineup

Cooler temperatures, less crowds and no lines!  Why wouldn't you want to come to Myrtle Beach during the fall season.  But wait, I have a huge reason to share with you - all of the fall events, festivals and fun along the Grand Strand.  We have compiled a list and want to share to make your vacation planning even easier, check it...

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Where Are the Best Burgers in Myrtle Beach?

While the hamburger’s true origins are widely disputed (and countries around the world claim to be its birthplace), few dishes are more quintessentially American. Boasting patties of ground beef piled on a bun with cheese, lettuce, pickles, tomato and other toppings of choice — the burger has been a prominent feature of American cookouts since...

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Four Favorite Doughnut Shops in Myrtle Beach

Whether you’re treating your vacation crew to a special indulgent breakfast, taking a break from the mid-afternoon heat with a snack in the air conditioning, or looking for a little something sweet to top off your night, Myrtle Beach has several doughnut shops ready to satisfy your cravings. Ahead, check out four of the most popular doughnut...

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Make a Fast Break for Breakfast at These 5 Grand Strand Hot Spots

We’ve all heard the conventional wisdom before — because breakfast sets the body’s metabolic pace as the day’s first meal, it is widely considered to be the most important meal of the day. And this might hold especially true in the Myrtle Beach area, where the list of family-friendly attractions waiting to be discovered and explored is...

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What Are the Best Restaurants at Broadway at the Beach?

When vacationers visit the Grand Strand, they can find an array of amazing experiences — from world-class restaurants to unique family-friendly attractions and stellar shopping destinations — up and down our 60-mile stretch of the Carolina coast. But for those looking to pack a diverse assortment of fun and flavors into a single outing, there...

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Rest and Relax With a Top Beach Read This Vacation

When you head to the Carolina coast, make sure you pack all of the essential items that you will need.  We have you covered on the top new reads, check out the list we put together for you to enjoy on the oceanfront lawn, beachside, or maybe just sitting on your balcony as the cool breeze blows through your hair. So, while staying at The...

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Where Are the Best Happy Hours in Myrtle Beach?

For most vacationers, it comes as no big surprise that the Grand Strand — one of the premier beach destinations in the Southeastern U.S. — offers plenty of places to kick back, relax, grab some grub and wet your whistle. After all, the Myrtle Beach area is well-known up and down the East Coast as a prime...

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What Do Past Guests Have to Say About The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach?

At The Strand Resort, we work hard to keep our guests happy while they enjoy the vacation of a lifetime on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront. So, of course, we’re beyond honored when they share rave reviews of their stays with us on the Grand Strand. After all, one of the top ways new visitors learn about our ...

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Armed Forces Day at the Speedway

For fans of NASCAR racing visiting the Grand Strand, the summer of 2019 is set to really heat up and kick into high gear in late July. That’s when the squealing tires, revving engines and high-speed thrills of the Armed Forces Sun Fun Race — set for Saturday, July 20, at the historic Myrtle Beach Speedway — will roar onto the South Carolina...

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Send Your Summer Out With a Bang in Myrtle Beach

A much-loved result of the American labor movement that was named an official federal holiday in 1894, Labor Day was created to honor the American workforce’s countless contributions to our nation’s well-being. And, considering that the holiday is meant to commemorate the sacrifices of hardworking Americans,...

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Best Donuts in Myrtle Beach!

A healthy breakfast is a great way to start each day, but does it have to be every day? Every once in a while (let's say during your Myrtle Beach vacation) you deserve something sinfully delightful, like a dozen donuts. Guests here at The Strand Resort can enjoy the most important meal of the day at the free breakfast right on property, but you...

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Hit the Target for Grand Strand Fun at Jack Axe Throwing

For adventurous visitors looking for a unique way to have some fun on the Grand Strand, a new attraction with locations in Myrtle Beach and North Myrtle Beach definitely hits the mark. That’s because at Jack Axe Throwing, the traditional lumberjack competition of axe throwing is made available to the masses,...

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Get a Masterpiece of a Margarita at These 4 Grand Strand Watering Holes

Frozen, on the rocks or straight up. With salt on the rim of the glass or without. Traditional lime or in a range of other fruity flavors. No matter how you prefer your margarita, few drinks say “beach getaway” quite like this cocktail carrying a strong tropical vibe and featuring tequila, orange liqueur and (usually) lime juice. The next...

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Put Some Extra Pop in Your 4th of July With These Patriotic Grand Strand Gatherings

Every summer, proud Americans from coast to coast mark the 4th of July by gathering with family and friends, donning their red, white and blue attire, and celebrating our nation’s birthday with patriotic parties, picnics, parades, barbecues, and — perhaps the most unforgettable element of Independence Day — fireworks...

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Great Water Views, Locally Brewed Beer and Live Music!

The Landing at the Boathouse just keeps getting better. If you are looking for a way to unwind, enjoy the sunshine, and have a few drinks and bites with friends – even your four-legged ones during yappy hour. Located a short drive or Uber ride from the Strand Resort, this is exactly what you will find. The Independent Republic Brewing Company...

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