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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...

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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. 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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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