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Save Big This Winter by Joining Brittain Rewards Program!

Regular guests at Myrtle Beach’s The Strand Resort know that our wide-ranging amenities serve as a signature draw to our oceanfront property. But were you aware that the perks of a getaway at The Strand extend well beyond the resort’s property lines, and continue paying off all over the Grand Strand? The New Brittain Rewards...

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Welcome 2019 in Style at These Grand Strand New Year’s Events

If you’re looking to usher in 2019 in a place where the entire family is welcomed and where the heavy winter wardrobe isn’t quite as critical, look no further than the Grand Strand and The Strand Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront. While you’re visiting, check out one of these great ways to welcome the new year on the Grand...

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Pop the Cork on the New Year at Little River’s La Belle Amie Vineyard

When there’s a chill in the air — which is a common occurrence as the last days of December transition into January to bring the promise of a new year — there are few better ways to warm up than by joining friends and family members around a bonfire. And on the Grand Strand during this year’s waning days, one local...

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4 Great Reasons to Book Your Grand Strand Vacation Early

While temperatures may be cooling throughout the nation, the holiday season is drawing near and winter seems to be right around the corner, it’s never too early to start looking ahead and planning your spring and summer getaways on the Grand Strand. After all, in addition to putting some relaxing, sun-soaked days and warm, beachy breezes...

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See the Holiday Cheer Sprout at the Ripley’s Aquarium Festival of Trees

Reeling in visitors throughout the year with exciting and educational activities such as hands-on stingray experiences, up-close shark encounters, live dive and mermaid shows, and other aquatic adventures showcasing the creatures of the deep, Ripley’s Aquarium of Myrtle Beach has long been a hot destination for family-friendly,...

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Light Up Your Grand Strand Getaway With Nights of a Thousand Candles

Found on the Grand Strand’s southern end in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Brookgreen Gardens — one of the Myrtle Beach area’s leading tourist attractions — offers its guests over 9,00 acres of natural and manmade beauty. Featuring a unique combination of art, nature and history, the sculpture garden/nature preserve is...

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Seize Some Holiday Spirit on the High Seas at the Pirates Voyage Christmas Show

Yo, ho, ho, mateys! Grand Strand vacationers looking to add some spirited adventure to their holiday getaways can hoist the main sail and head for North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach — where the annual Pirates Voyage Christmas Show is once again set to bring its treasured holiday performances to town, this season from November 1, 2018,...

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Take Your Grand Strand Vacation Outside the Lines With a Carolina Safari Jeep Tour

During any vacation, it’s great to get off the beaten path. But knowing the best places to go often requires a bit of insider knowledge — especially when you’re looking to skip the guidebook-featured spots that tend to attract the biggest crowds of tourists. (Further, to really get out there and away from the concrete jungle,...

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Book Early to Lock in Your Accommodations for the 5th Annual CCMF

Another summer on the Grand Strand, another edition of the largest three-day outdoor country music festival on the East Coast. That’s right — the Carolina Country Music Fest is returning to the Myrtle Beach oceanfront for its fifth year in June 2019, and thousands of country music fans will once again flock to the Carolina coast to...

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Belt Out Your Favorite Tunes — Maybe Even With Backing Musicians — at These Grand Strand Karaoke Bar

For karaoke lovers, hitting the stage during a vacation away from home offers the luxury of anonymity. (Because you never know when one of your coworkers might be in the hometown crowd, maybe even capturing your performance for a Facebook post.) Further, to take your vacation-karaoke experience to the next level — and really unleash your...

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5 Spots on the Grand Strand Where Health Is on the Menu

For most of us, a few dining adventures are among the best features of a great vacation — and this rings especially true during a getaway to the Grand Strand, where the dining options are as wide-ranging as they are delicious. But being on vacation doesn’t mean we have to ditch the diet, and sustaining healthful eating habits...

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With New Website Technology, Guests at The Strand Can Share Their Vacation Memories

At Myrtle Beach’s The Strand Resort, we love it when our guests share stories from their getaways at our oceanfront property. After all, word of mouth is one of the top ways our future visitors tend to find out about our comfortable accommodations and our wide range of exciting amenities. And now, we’ve added a new feature to our...

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Healthy and Quick With Minimal Mess: Tips for Packing the Perfect Beach Lunch

We all love the beach, but it can present some real challenges when it comes to picnics. Between the sun beating down on your cooler, the wind blowing any loose items away and, perhaps the biggest troublemaker, the sand — which seems to get everywhere — the typical picnic foods can take a beating at the beach, killing some of the...

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Follow These Beach-Safety Tips for Family Fun in Myrtle Beach

While the sun, the sand and the surf lend themselves perfectly to relaxing and enjoying a memorable day on the beach, families should always keep one top priority in mind — staying safe. Nothing puts a damper on family fun like a mishap that leads to injury, irritation or even worse, but all of these can be avoided by taking the right...

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Follow These Beach-Safety Tips for Family Fun in Myrtle Beach

While the sun, the sand and the surf lend themselves perfectly to relaxing and enjoying a memorable day on the beach, families should always keep one top priority in mind — staying safe. Nothing puts a damper on family fun like a mishap that leads to injury, irritation or even worse, but all of these can be avoided by taking the right...

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Catch Some of the Grand Strand’s Top Attractions — for Free!

Regular visitors to The Strand Resort on the Myrtle Beach oceanfront know that our property’s plentiful amenities are a big part of our strong appeal to vacationers. But did you know that the benefits of a stay at The Strand extend well beyond the resort’s boundaries, spilling to places all over the Grand Strand? With our Sun...

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Grumpy Monk’s New Broadway at the Beach Location Offers Oasis for Beer Lovers

Found just 1 mile inland from The Strand Resort in Myrtle Beach, the Broadway at the Beach shopping/dining/entertainment complex is already one of the top attractions on the Grand Strand — truly offering something for everyone in your vacation crew. And with its latest addition The Grumpy Monk on the hot spot’s Celebrity Circle,...

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Escape the Ordinary Vacation Plans With Myrtle Beach Escape Room Games

Most vacationers head to the beach to escape the routine or to get away from the daily grind — but a new Grand Strand attraction gives “beach escape” and “vacation getaway” an all-new meaning. At Myrtle Beach Escape Room Games, guests can bond and create memories while challenging themselves to a real-life (sort...

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