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Myrtle Beach Marathon Offers a Chance to Get Your March Off to a Running Start

While rest and relaxation may fill most vacationers’ itinerary when they visit the South Carolina coast, others take a much more active approach to their Grand Strand getaways. And if you’re a weekend warrior looking to take substantially more than mementos and memories home following your beach vacation, here’s one unique way...

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Plan the Perfect Couple’s Getaway on the Grand Strand

Sometimes, there’s no better way to rekindle your romance than to spend some quality time alone together. And, of course, the location and duration of your couple’s getaway are key — it’s hard to beat a vacation that allows you and your loved one to trade the everyday routine for some fun and relaxation in a pleasant,...

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Ring Up Some Retail Therapy During Your Myrtle Beach Retreat

For serious shoppers, there’s no better way to truly escape the everyday grind than by chasing down some bargains during a vacation. And on the Grand Strand, there are plenty of opportunities to pursue some of this much-needed retail therapy. Whatever type of shopping experience you and your bargain-chasing crew are looking for —...

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Enjoy the Ultimate Date Night on the Grand Strand

When you’re looking to impress your special someone with a couple’s getaway, few vacation destinations can top the romantic setting offered on the Myrtle Beach area’s beautiful stretch of the Carolina coast. After all, the beach offers some of the most sought-after ingredients for a love-friendly atmosphere — the...

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Beach Barhopping: Hit These Grand Strand Hot Spots for a Day of Fun and Relaxation

For many of us, few things complement a relaxing day spent by the shore better than having a cold drink in hand. And in the Myrtle Beach area, there are plenty of hot spots where visitors (of legal drinking age, of course) can soak up some great beach vibes, delicious food and tasty specialty drinks in the same location. Next time you...

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Looking to Escape the Frigid Forecasts All Season? Check Into Our Winter Rentals

Especially for those who live in the farthest northern latitudes, winter can be a season spent largely indoors. Sure, you may get out into the chilly outdoor air typical of winter’s peak after bundling up in layer after layer of warm clothes, but the lengthiest stretches of this frigid time in the northernmost climes tend to be spent...

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Grand Strand Fast Facts: Myrtle Beach Airport

Facilitating nearly 2 million passenger arrivals and departures per year, Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) is the third-busiest airport in the state of South Carolina (behind Charleston International Airport and Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport). Owned by Horry County, the airport is located on the site of the former Myrtle...

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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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